Programs for Kids

Spooktacular events page

Family Halloween Spooktacular (all ages)

Stop by the Library for thrills, chills, and treats! Come in costume and pose for a spooktacular photo, stroll through our haunted halls (if you dare!), and pick up spooky Take & Make craft kits. Visit the Spooktacular webpage beginning October 1 for more details. 

Child must be present to receive kits; while supplies last. Masks required for all attendees age 2 years and up.

Saturday, October 23
1:00-3:00 p.m.
Orange Public Library & History Center

Coding

Code Your Own Video Game with MakeCode Arcade (Ages 8-12)

Learn the basics of game design and block-based coding with MakeCode Arcade. Practice fundamental game and coding concepts like sprites, variables, and coordinates.

Advanced registration is required. Click here to visit the registration page.

Presented by Microsoft. 

Tuesday, November 2
4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Online

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Yoga Storytime (ages 3-8)

Start your journey of focus, balance, and play with Ms. Uta. Participate in yoga and mindfulness activities in both English and Japanese!

Attendance is limited; pre-registration is required. Please click here to pre-register two weeks before each storytime session.

Fridays, November 5 and December 3
10:30 – 11:00 a.m.
Orange Public Library & History Center

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Dungeons & Dragons (Grades 6-12)

Use teamwork and imagination to battle monsters and search for treasure in this exciting tabletop game for tweens and teens in grades 6-12. Beginners and experienced players are welcome. Registration required. Click here to register online.

Saturday, November 6
10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Orange Public Library & History Center 
Tween Book Club

I Can Relate: Tween Book Club (Grades 4-6)

Everyone's story is uniquely their own, but we can always find something to relate to. 

Join us for a fun discussion of award-winning titles Efrén Divided by Ernesto Cisneros and Front Desk by Kelly Yang.

Didn't finish the books? Unable to come in September? Join us on November 9 @ 3:30. Let's share our stories and make new friends!

Beginning July 12, multiple copies will be available on a first come, first served basis at the Children's Desk. Please call or visit us online or in person to reserve a copy. Funded in part by the California State Library.

Tuesday, November 9
3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Orange Public Library & History Center
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1000 Books Before Kindergarten (newborn-pre-K)

A free and fun reading program to encourage you to read 1000 books to your child before they enter kindergarten. Sign up at the Children's Desk at the Orange Public Library & History Center or via our READsquared app. Visit the 1000 Books Before Kindergarten webpage for more information, including tips, crafts, and activities for learning fun at home and on the go!


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