County Library - Oxford - Sunday 15 September 2019 - 11am to 4pm

Sunday, September 15, 2019 - 11:00 to 16:00
County Library - Oxford

Re-image your local library!  Join us on Sunday at our open doors with a range of interactive experiences, programs and events.  Be surprised and delighted as you discover all that your library service offers.  Explore your library with fresh eyes.  Adults and children are welcome to explore, play and enjoy the atmosphere.

Makerspace Digital Fun all day for all ages - Paint by Spherosphere – direct a spherical ball using simple digital technology to roll through paint and create pictures which you can take away with you. Prepare for a bit of mess.


Make a cut-out Flying Rocket – keeping up with the summer’s space theme, use a digital paper cutter to make a cut out rocket to test its flying ability once                  assembled.


Discover Simple Robotics – meet one of our little ozobots and learn to instruct it to obey your will.


Music fun all day

Perform, Experience and Explore with our piano and keyboard – available for children, families and adults.


Ohuki Ukelele Band will perform between 12-3pm and in between sets, show you a ukulele and let you have a go.


Understand DNA with strawberries all day.

Meet the team from Oxford’s i-GEM programme who will demonstrate their strawberry DNA extraction work – hi-level science of to made accessible to anyone.


Information Fair all day.

Meet people from our local community such as the National Careers Service, a local photographer and a Knitting Craft Group and find out more about what they

do and how you can get involved.


Stay, Play & Learn for 0-3yrs 11am – 12pm

Babies and toddlers can enjoy a calm session making marks, playing with toys and then enjoy a bit of noise singing rhymes. Great session for parents to meet other parents and spend focussed time with their little ones.


Craft for Toddlers all day

There will be craft activities for tiny children and their parents to get stuck into


Storytime with Cas  1-1.30pm & 3 – 3.30pm

Children aged 4-11 years. Meet author and library worker Cas Lester as she reads some stories to children – a nice bit of down-time. 


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