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Programs for Kids

Check the online calendar of events or stop in at the library front desk for more information about programs and events. Attendance at any of the library events indicates permission for the Ocean Shores Public Library to use photographs or videos taken of you or your children for the purpose of promoting the library and its services. Programs for all ages are generously sponsored by the Friends of the Ocean Shores Public Library.

ATTENTION: The library desires to provide a safe and appropriate environment for visitors of all ages.

  • Neither the library nor programming offered by the library for children is intended to take the place of care and supervision by a parent or other caregiver.
  • Children are expected to behave accordingly. Disruptive or inappropriate behavior will result in the individual(s) being asked to leave and/or being denied access to the library for a period of time.
  • Parents are responsible for the behavior of their minor child in the library, whether or not the parent is present and the Library assumes no responsibility for children left unattended on library premises.
  • Parents and legal guardians should be aware of closing times and are responsible for making arrangements to meet and transport their children.
  • Internet resources are available at the library. Parents and legal guardians should become familiar with this resource and are responsible for monitoring and restricting their children’s use of this resource.


Battle of the Funny Books Battle of the Funny Books
Sunday, April 14th – Sunday, August 11th

16 fun children's books have been chosen for a Battle of the Funny Books Tournament. Read as many of them as you can and vote on which one you think is funniest in each round!

Round 1 – "Sweet 16 Books" : Sunday, April 14th - Sunday, June 2nd.

Round 2 – "Elite 8 Books" : Monday, June 3rd - Sunday, July 7th.

Round 3 - "Final Four Books" : Monday, July 8th - Sunday, July 28th.

More Information & Display in the children's section.


Adventure Begins at Your Library Summer Reading Kick Off
Thursday, June 20th, 1:00 – 3:00 PM

Celebrate the summer reading program for 2024 with an ice cream social at 1:00 PM, and a magic show with Jeff Evans at 2:00 PM.

All ages invited.


Jeff Evans' Amazing Magic ShowJeff Evans' Amazing Magic Show
Thursday, June 20th, 2:00 - 3:00 PM

Jeff Evans' career as a professional magician began from a book at the library, proof that anything you want to learn can be learned by reading. Prepare to be amazed!


Story TimeStory Time
Saturdays at 10:30 - 11:00 AM. June 22nd, 29th & July 6th, 13th.

Books, rhymes, interactive stories, songs and FUN for ages birth through five.

Weekly Themes: June 22nd: Squares/Boxes June 29th: Triangles/Trees. July 6th: Wilderness. July 15th: Camping.

Presented by Niko.


Leapin’ Louie! Leapin’ Louie!
Thursday, June 27th, 2:00 - 3:00 PM

David Lichtenstein specializes in western comedy shows featuring his comedy character, Leapin’ Louie. He is a master of physical comedy, trick roping, fancy whip cracking, juggling, unicycling, a virtuoso of new vaudeville and alternative circus.


Extravaganza Roberto the Magnificent
Thursday, July 11th, 2:00 - 3:00 PM

Get ready for this unique show filled with action packed stunts, juggling and comedy!


» Photo Archive of Past Kids Programs


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