Welcome to the Children's Library!
Children are our future. The Ozark Dale County Library, Inc. strives to nurture and empower all youth ages birth through 18 years by inspiring a love of reading; sparking curiosity and joy of discovery; and providing access to information, knowledge, and ideas. We support our children through creative play, storytelling, crafts, movie presentations, and book discussions.
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1st & 3rd Tuesdays at 4pm
"Everything is Awesome!" when you're having fun at Lego Club! If you love to build and create with Legos, then Lego Club is just for you! Join us for building challenges, games, and free play!
1st & last Saturdays at 10:30am
Join us at the Library for lessons on a variety of art & drawing techniques from Miss Ally!
Popcorn & a Movie
Saturday, June 8th at 12:45pm
Movie begins at 1pm
Join us each month to watch a fun, family-friendly new movie release while enjoying freshly popped popcorn & ice cold drinks!
Migo is a friendly Yeti whose world gets turned upside down when he discovers something that he didn't know existed -- a human. He soon faces banishment from his snowy home when the rest of the villagers refuse to believe his fantastic tale. Hoping to prove them wrong, Migo embarks on an epic journey to find the mysterious creature that can put him back in good graces with his simple community.
July 13th: The Polar Express
August 10th: How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World
Saturdays at 1pm-4pm
Pokémon players of all ages and skill levels are invited to join us in the Library’s West Wing to battle and trade with your friends in this exciting trading card game or video game!
Thursdays at 10:30am & 4:00pm
Cancelled May 30th - June 27th.
Join us each at the Library for a themed Story Time that begins with an amazing book, a fun craft, and a yummy snack!
Tail Waggin' Tutors
3rd Thursdays at 10:30am & 4:00pm
Cancelled June 20th.
Tail Waggin' Tutors allows reluctant readers to enjoy reading in a relaxed, judgement free, and "dog-friendly" atmosphere! Children pick out a book and pair up with a dog to read aloud to without the added stress or pressure of being judged!
Special Events & Contests
Youth T-Shirt Design Contest Shirts Are Now Available to Purchase!
Children's shirts are $10 for sizes small, medium, and large.
Adults' shirts are $15 for sizes small, medium, large, extra large, and extra extra large.
Cash and Checks Only - Checks can be made out to "Friends of the Library".
All proceeds support the building of the new Library!
The Ozark Dale County Library welcomes all individuals ages 13 and older to volunteer their time at the Library! We are always in need of good workers to help out!!
The Library is in need of vibrant volunteers to help out during programs held throughout the year, including the annual Summer Reading Program. Jobs needed to be done include keeping the children quiet during the programs, helping with setup, assisting the children with crafts, participating in puppet songs, etc.
If you are interested, please print a Volunteer Application or visit the Library today to pick up an application.