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.


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

Dav Pilkey at Home – Fridays

LeVar Burton Reads – Mon (Kids) at 11:00 a.m, Wed (YA) at 5:00 p.m., Fri (Adult) at 8:00 p.m.


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

Abdo Zoom: Online Research for Beginning Readers

America’s Science Lab: We Love Weather

Art for Kids

Bill Nye Home Demos

Design Squad Global PBS Kids

Education Livestream – Petersen Automotive Museum



Scholastic Learn-at-Home

Science Bob – Easy Science Experiments

Scratch: Program Stories, Games, and Animations

Virtual Nerd: Real Math Help for School and Home

Wisconsin Bioblitz


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.

Abdo Digital: Free eBooks

Ben’s Guide to the U.S. Government


Crash Course

Dav Pilkey at Home

Harry Potter at Home

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


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

Free E-books about COVID-19 for Kids

Reach Out and Read