“Imagine Your Story” Summer Reading 2020

Oostburg Public Library’s 2020 Summer Reading Program, “Imagine Your Story” will begin June 25 and go through August 14th. The program is for Preschoolers ages 3-5; Readers going into grades 1-6. Teen Readers going into 7th grade through age 17 and Adult Readers ages 18 and up.You can register in person at the library, call the library at 564-2934, send us an email at oostburgref@monarchlibraries.org Reading challenge forms can be picked up at the library inside or curbside for a contactless choice. More information is available on the Oostburg Public Library’s Facebook page.Register at the library, or at our curbside pickup and pick up your reading challenge form suitable for your age. . The library will be having online book chats on our Facebook page on Wednesdays starting July 8th. Preschool Story Chat 8:30AM, Readers Book Chats at 3:00PM and young adult Book Talks to be announced.Hey Kids! Signing up for Oostburg Public Library’s summer reading program? Besides reading for rewards, we will also be having online Story Times, Take home & make Crafts, Online book chats, online STEM demonstrations,  find the rocks contest, Where was the Frog Prince photo contest, guessing contests, Imagine who this is photo contest, reading rewards, and loads and loads of new books!


Imagine Your Story Summer Reading Program

June 25th will be the start up of the 2020 Summer Reading Program, ” Imagine Your Story”. Reading Challenges for ages 3 to 103 will be available, make and take projects, online book chats and contests. NO in person programs will be held this summer. Those who wish to participate can choose to sign up in the library, choose curbside pickup of materials or select to obtain materials online.

Library is re-opened

The Oostburg Public Library will be re-opened to the public for essential services, on June 1, 2020. Essential services are limited to the following: checkout and return of library materials, public Internet and wireless access, and printing, photocopying and faxing.

We are asking patrons to observe some simple rules and procedures as we reopen:

1. The wearing of masks is recommended and encouraged

2. All persons, including staff members shall maintain a minimum of 6-foot physical distance from each other.

3. All persons are asked to sanitize hands before entering the library, using the sanitizer provided at the door

4. If you are not feeling well or have cold or flu-like symptoms, we ask that you do not enter the library

Operational Information for you to know:

1. The open hours of the library will be 10AM-7PM Monday-Thursday and Fridays 10AM-3PM

2. The hour of 10AM-11AM is reserved for patrons ages 60 and older or those with heath issues

3. Curbside pickups will be offered by request

As a public space, the Library cannot guarantee a germ-free environment or germ-free physical materials. Patrons agree to assume all risk and are personally responsible for their own safety when using the library. Please consider the risks of a public space when using the Library. If you have any questions, call the library at 564-2934