Beyond Books

Looking for more than everyday books and media? Find board games, video games, playaways, and other non-traditional materials by browsing the library’s various collections. Visit the library to browse these materials in person. Alternatively, fill out the Library Materials Request Form to request either recommendations or specific titles.


Board Games

Check out games from our board game collection by filling out the Library Materials Request Form. The loan period is one week, with two renewals available. Visit each link below for more information and to see what games are currently available for check out.

The board games Candy Land and Cheese DipBrowse games for Ages 3+

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Video Games

 

 

 

The video games Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze and Super Smash Bros. UltimateBrowse Games for the Switch


Playaways

See what Playaways we have to offer! Playaways are filled with the stories your kids love on an audiobook player made just for them. No downloads or Internet needed! Borrow a Playaway today by placing a hold through the library catalog.

The Playaways Look Both Ways by Jason Reynolds and Wings of Fire by Tui T. SutherlandBrowse Playaways


Wonderbooks

See what Wonderbooks we have to offer! Wonderbooks read to children, ask questions, and make learning fun with child-friendly controls. Borrow a Wonderbook today by placing a hold through the library catalog.

Inside cover of a WonderbookBrowse Wonderbooks


Bee-Bot Coding Kits

Use the Library Materials Request Form to request Bee-Bot Coding Kits for checkout. These programmable floor robots are ideal for teaching control, directional language, and programming to young children. Each kit comes with 1 Bee-Bot robot and charger, 1 paper mat, 1 binder with instructions and reflection journal contained in a book bag.

Bee-Bot logoBrowse Bee-Bot Coding Kits

e-Newsletter Archive

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DIY Family Escape Room

The Oak Creek Public Library’s DIY Family Escape Room kits are games that consist of a combination of physical and digital puzzle elements that must be solved in a set amount of time. Players of all ages are challenged to open the locked box or room using critical thinking, communication, collaboration, and creativity.

You can register for a kit by visiting the events calendar. Supplies are limited.

Already have a kit? Check the links below to find your kit’s theme:

Halloween in the Library

Raiders of the Lost Locker

Celebrating Neurodiversity

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Celebrating Neurodiversity - J Fiction

Call Number
Title
Author
J ABRAMS KELSEYForever Amigo: An Abby StoryKelsey Abrams
J CARTAY PABLO
Each Tiny SparkPablo Cartaya
J CHERRY KATHLE
Everyday HeroKathleen Cherry
J CHOLDE GENNIFAl Capone Does My Shirts Gennifer Choldenko
J LUPICA MIKE
Team PlayersMike Lupica
J MACKLE CAROLYNot If I Can Help ItCarolyn Mackler
J MARTIN ANN
Rain ReignAnn M. Martin
J PANTEL NICOLE
Planet Earth Is BlueNicole Panteleakos
J PATRIC CATTornado BrainCat Patrick
J PLA SALLY
The Someday BirdsSally J. Pla
J SLOANCounting by 7'sHolly Goldberg Sloan
J URSUThe Real BoyAnne Ursu

Celebrating Neurodiversity - Picture Books

Call Number
Title
Author
PIC BAILEY JENN
A Friend for HenryJenn Bailey
PIC COTTER SAMANT
This Beach Is Loud!Samantha Cotterill
PIC COTTER SAMANT
Can I Play Too?Samantha Cotterill
PIC KARTHI LAVANY
A Walk with ThambiLavanya Karthik
PIC PEETE HOLLYMy Brother CharlieHolly Robinson Peete
PIC ROBBIN ROSETalking Is Not My ThingRose Robbins

Celebrating Neurodiversity - Non-Fiction Books

Call Number
Title
Author
J 158.13 ALLADI
A World of MindfulnessErin Alladin
J 759.13 CLO
Chuck Close: Face BookChuck Close
J 921 GRATemple Grandin: How the Girl Who Loved Cows Embraced Autism and Changed the WorldSy Montgomery

Celebrating Neurodiversity - Overdrive Books

Call Number
Title
Author
E Book OverDrive (Libby App)
A Boy Called BatElana K. Arnold
E Book OverDrive (Libby App)
SliderPete Hautman

Real Women, Real Stories

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Real Women, Real Stories - Picture Books

Call Number
Title
Author
PIC ENGLEDrum Dream Girl: How One Girl’s Courage Changed MusicMargarita Engle

Real Women, Real Stories - J Series

Call Number
Title
Author
SERIES AMERIC GIRL_N HELEN
A Girl Named Helen: The True Story of Helen KellerBonnie Badder
SERIES WHO_WA AUSTEN
Who Was Jane Austen?Sarah Fabiny
SERIES WHO_WA DIANA
Who Was Princess Diana?Ellen Labrecque
SERIES WHO_WA FRANK
Who Was Anne Frank?Ann Abramson
SERIES WHO_WA WILDER
Who Was Laura Ingalls Wilder? Patricia Demuth

Real Women, Real Stories - J Graphic Novels

Call Number
Title
Author
J BELL
El DeafoCece Bell
J BROSGO VERA
Be PreparedVera Brogsol
J TELGEM RAINA
GutsRaina Telegemier

Real Women, Real Stories - Non-Fiction Books

Call Number
Title
Author
J 700.92 NOVESK
Mary Blair's unique flair: the girl who became one of the Disney legendsAmy Novesky
J 741.6 EHL
The scraps book: notes from a colorful lifeLois Ehlert
J 921 BAKER S_JOSE
Dr. Jo How Sara Josephine Baker Saved the Lives of America's ChildrenMonica Kulling
J 921 CARDILL
Just Being Audrey Magaret Cardillo
J 921 CLARK EUGENI
Shark lady: the true story of how Eugenie Clark became the ocean's most fearless scientistJess Keating
J 921 GOODAL JANE
The watcher: Jane Goodall's life with the chimpsJeanette Winter
J 921 KAHLO FRIDA
Frida KahloLucy Brownridge
J 921 LAMARR HEDY
Hedy Lamarr's Double LifeLaurie Wallmark
J 921 MOO
Miss Moore thought otherwise: how Anne Carroll Moore created libraries for childrenJan Pinborough
J 921 MORENO RITA
A Girl Named Rosita: The Story of Rita MorenoAnika Denise
J 921 ROOSEV ELEANO
Eleanor Roosevelt: fighter for justice: her impact on the civil rights movement, the White House, and the worldIlene Cooper
J 921 SAC
SacajaweaKathleen Krull
J 921 ULMER MIKAIL
Bee fearless: dream like a kidMikaila Ulmer
J 921 WIN
Oprah the Little SpeakerCarole Boston Weatherford
J 921 YOU
I am Malala: how one girl stood up for education and changed the worldMalala Yousafzai

Celebrate Black Voices

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Celebrate Black Voices - J Fiction

Call Number
Title
Author
J ALEXAN KWAME
CrossoverKwame Alexander
J MBALIA KWAME
Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the SkyKwame Mbalia
J MOORE DAVID
The Stars Beneath Our FeetDavid Barclay Moore
J MOWRY
Double VisionTia Mowry
J ONEAL
Little ShaqShaquille O'Neal
J REYNOL JASON
GhostJason Reynolds
J WIL
One Crazy SummerRita Williams-Garcia
J WOODSO JACQUE
Harbor MeJacqueline Woodson

Celebrate Black Voices - Picture Books

Call Number
Title
Author
PIC ATINUK
B is for BabyAtinuke
PIC CHERRY MATTHE
Hair LoveMatthew A. Cherry
PIC COOPER
Max and the Tag-Along MoonFloyd Cooper
PIC MILLER SHAREE
Don't Touch My HairSharee Miller
PIC MYERS
H.O.R.S.E.: A Game of Basketball and ImaginationChristopher Myers
PIC NEL
He's Got the Whole World in His HandsKadir Nelson
PIC ROBINS CHRIST
AnotherChristian Robinson
PIC WILSON KEN
Astro GirlKen Wilson-Max
PIC WOODSO JACQUE
The Day You BeginJacqueline Woodson
PIC WOODSON
This Is the Rope: A Story from the Great MigrationJacqueline Woodson

Celebrate Black Voices - J Series

Call Number
Title
Author
SERIES FAITHG LENA_I 1Hello StarsAlena Pitts

Celebrate Black Voices - J Graphic Novels

Call Number
Title
Author
J NEW KID
New KidJerry Craft

Celebrate Black Voices - Non-Fiction Books

Call Number
Title
Author
J 921 BASQUI
Radiant child: the story of young artist Jean-Michel BasquiatJavaka Steptoe
J 921 LEWIS
Preaching to the chickens: the story of young John LewisJabari Asim
J 921 MILLS
Harlem's little blackbirdRenee Watson
J 921 SCHOMB ARTHUR
Schomburg: the man who built a libraryCarol Boston Weatherford

Unicorns

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Unicorns - Board Books

Call Number
Title
Author
BB TAYLOR GEORGI
Follow That Unicorn!Georgie Taylor

Unicorns - Picture Books

Call Number
Title
Author
PIC ATKINS CALEUnicorns 101Cale Atkinson
E HENClaire and the Unicorn Happy Ever AfterBarbara Hennessy
PIC KANGoldiliciousVictoria Kann
PIC MURRAY DIANA
Unicorn DayDiana Murray
PIC SHEA BOB
Unicorn Is Maybe Not So Great After AllBob Shea
PIC SIMA JESSIENot Quite NarwhalJessie Sima
PIC WILLAN ALEX
Unicorns Are the Worst!Alex Willan

Unicorns - Easy Readers

Call Number
Title
Author
EASY BURNEL HEATHE
Sparkly New FriendsHeather Ayris Burnell
EASY CORN_AThe Green Team!Lauren Clauss
EASY DEAN JAMES
Pete the Kitty and the Unicorn's Missing ColorsKim Dean
EASY KANN VICTOR
Pinkalicious at the FairVictoria Kann
EASY KANN VICTORSchool Rules!Victoria Kann
EASY MY_LITWe Are ThankfulR. R. Busse
EASY ROSENT AMY_KR
Uni Bakes a Cake: An Amy Krouse Rosenthal BookAmy Krouse Rosenthal
EASY ROSENT AMY_KRUni Goes to School: An Amy Krouse Rosenthal BookAmy Krouse Rosenthal
EASY ROSENT AMY_KR
Uni's First SleepoverAmy Krouse Rosenthal

Unicorns - Non-Fiction Books

Call Number
Title
Author
J 398.24 LASKOW
A Very Short, Entirely True History of UnicornsSarah Laskow
J 398.245 MILLS
Mythical BeastsAndrea Mills
J 398.469 NET
UnicornsNetzley, Patricia D.

Animals

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Animals - Board Books

Call Number
Title
Author
BB CARLE ERIC
Can You Guess? Animals: With the Very Hungry CaterpillarEric Carle
BB CARLE ERIC
My First Peek-a-boo: AnimalsEric Carle
BB COUSIN LUCY
Maisy's Animals: A First Words BookLucy Cousins
BB DEUTSC GEORGI
Let's Play, Happy Giraffe!: A Book of Colorful AnimalsGeorgiana Deutsch
BB FIRST
First AnimalsN/A
BB PAUL ANN_WH
If Animals Kissed Good NightAnn Whitford Paul
BB SIRETT DAWN
100 First AnimalsDawn Sirett

Animals - Picture Books

Call Number
Title
Author
PIC BAK
No Two AlikeKeith Baker
PIC BRETTThe Mitten: A Ukrainian FolktaleJan Brett
PIC CARLE ERIC
A House for Hermit CrabEric Carle
PIC GIBBS EDWARD
I Spy Under the SeaEdward Gibbs
PIC HENBirdsKevin Henkes
PIC MARTIN BILLBrown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?Bill Martin
PIC MESSNE KATEOver and Under the SnowKate Messner
PIC MORRIS RICHAR
Bear Came AlongRichard Morris
PIC ROOOne Duck StuckPhyllis Root
PIC TECKENT
Get Out of My Bath!Britta Teckentrup
PIC WILSONBear Sees ColorsKarma Wilson

Animals - Easy Readers

Call Number
Title
Author
EE CLA
Black Out!: Animals That Live in the DarkGinjer Clarke
EASY CLARKE
Freak Out!: Animals Beyond Your Wildest ImaginationGinjer Clarke
EASY CLARKE
Gross Out!: Animals That Do Disgusting ThingsGinjer Clarke
K-1 COO
Polar AnimalsWade Cooper
EASY DAVIDS ROSE
Glowing AnimalsRose Davidson
EASY ROMERO LIBBY
Animals That Change ColorLibby Romero
EASY STONES
Where Animals LiveBrenda Stones

Animals - Non-Fiction Books

Call Number
Title
Author
J 573.88 JENEye To Eye: How Animals See the WorldSteve Jenkins
J 590 GARDNE
Lovely Beasts: The Surprising TruthKate Gardner
J 590 HUGHES
First Big Book of AnimalsCatherine D. Hughes
J 590 KEATINCute as an Axolotl: Discovering the World's Most Adorable AnimalsJess Keating
J 591.564 JUDGEHomes in the Wild: Where Baby Animals and Their Parents LiveLita Judge
J 591.68 FREE
Animals in DangerKatie Free
J 599.785 CHERRI
Backyard Bears: Conservation, Habitat Changes, and the Rise of Urban WildlifeAmy E. Cherrix