Family Activities

While the library is closed, please enjoy the at-home activities listed below. We’ll do our best to keep you updated with new and exciting virtual learning opportunities. For even more offerings, follow us on Facebook.

Library Resources

The Oak Creek Public Library offers electronic resources you can use from home, including e-books/e-audiobooks and databases. If you have forgotten your PIN you can reset it here.

Hoopla

Wisconsin’s Digital Library

Homework/Test Help

Teaching Books

Language Learning

 

Author Readings & Illustrator Drawings

Many authors and illustrators are reading their books and giving drawing lessons online.

Draw Every Day with JJK (Jarrett Krosoczka) Mon. – Fri. at 1:00 p.m. CT

Lunch Doodles with Mo Willems Mon. – Fri. at 12:00 p.m. CT

 

Online Story Times

While we miss our story times at OCPL right now, we are pleased to share some story time collections that can be viewed online.

Brightly Storytime

Storyline Online

Story Time From Space

 

STEAM Activities

Keep up with science, technology, engineering, art, and math skills with the sites listed below.

4-H STEM Lab

America’s Science Lab: We Love Weather

Art for Kids

Code.org

Design Squad Global PBS Kids

Education Livestream – Petersen Automotive Museum

Exploratorium

NASA

Scholastic Learn-at-Home

Science Bob – Easy Science Experiments

Virtual Nerd: Real Math Help for School and Home

 

Virtual Field Trips

Visit and explore different places around the world from home.

Websites for Kids

Enjoy educational games, activities and videos with the sites listed below.

BrainPOP

Crash Course

Highlights Kids

Jo Wilder and the Capitol Case

Magic School Bus

Magic Tree House

National Geographic Kids

PBS Kids

Sesame Street – Preschool Games, Videos and Coloring Pages

Smarthistory

Time for Kids

 

Resources for Parents

Visit the websites below for tips and tools to help you take care of your family and yourself during this challenging time.

Bright By Text

Reach Out and Read