Time to Socialize! Story Times, Playgroups, and Moms’ Groups in Oshkosh

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A little social interaction goes a long way for kids and parents alike. If you’re looking to make connections with other parents and introduce your preschooler to their peers, these Oshkosh playgroups, storytime events, and mom groups are worth a look. 

Oshkosh Public Library

  • OPL’s in-person Family Story Time is for preschoolers and their grown-ups. Everyone will have a great morning spent listening to stories, learning rhymes, doing activities, and embarking on a literacy-building adventure! Siblings are welcome!
    • Located in the Children’s Department
  • High Hopes introduces your babies and toddlers to songs, stories, movement, and rhymes! This storytime is designed to help you learn how to teach your young children what they need to know to become readers.
    • Located in the Children’s Department
    • Call (920) 236-5208 or visit the Children’s Department Service Desk to register.

Oshkosh Public Library, 106 Washington Avenue, Oshkosh, WI 
(920) 236-5205

Omro Public Library

  • Tot Time Drop-in Playtime is a free play opportunity for children 6 and under and their caregivers. Books, toys, puzzles and more are available for kids (coffee and conversation for their adults too!).
    • It’s free and open to the public. No registration required.
    • Check the library’s event calendar for this month’s Tot Time dates and times.
  • Story Time at the Omro Library is 30 minutes of stories, crafts, and fun and games for your little ones (recommended for ages 5 and under).
    • It’s free and open to the public. No registration required.
    • Check the library’s event calendar for this month’s Tot Time dates and times.

Omro Public Library, 405 East Huron Street. Omro, WI 
(920) 685-7016

Oshkosh YMCA

The YMCA located on 20th Avenue offers the ever-popular Wiggles & Giggles program. This drop-in play event is free for Oshkosh YMCA members. The Fall program will resume as soon as the Soccer Arena construction wraps up. Find the events on our calendar.   

YMCA 20th Ave., 3303 W. 20th Avenue, Oshkosh, WI 
(920) 230-8439

Oshkosh MOPS

MOPS is a faith-based organization that offers support and encouragement to mothers and their children through playdate meetings, digital events and more. Visit their website to learn more about the organization. The Oshkosh MOPS group meets the second Friday of each month at All Saints Lutheran Church. 

MOPS, All Saints Lutheran Church, 1072 Honey Creek Road, Oshkosh, WI 

Precision Athletics

Does your child find a way for everything to be a jungle gym? Give them space to really tumble! Precision Athletics offers open gym sessions so your child can really get their wiggles out. Open Gym is $10 per child for two hours of energy-depleting tumbling and play. Visit their website for dates and to pre-register. 

Precision Athletics, 2080 West 20th Avenue, Oshkosh, WI 
(920) 260-2260

Family Services

Family Services is a non-profit, human services agency offering more than 35 programs that support people in Northeast Wisconsin during challenges and transitions in their lives. This organization offers various services and events throughout the year, many of which focus on families with children. Visit their website for upcoming events

Family Services, 36 Broad Street Suite 150, Oshkosh, WI 
(920) 233-6630 ext. 105

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