Looking for the best kids books to buy this holiday season? Meet our top picks and match them with your friends and family.
Would you like to try time travel? Books set in the past might be just your speed! In this month's Guys Read, we'll focus on historical stories, both about real people or just set in a different time. No need to pre-read--just show up! For guys in 4th-6th grade.
Learn more features of this popular spreadsheet program to help you organize your life or gain a new job skill. Skills Prerequisite: must be familiar with basic Excel functions.
Meet and greet Francisco Stork, author of 5 novels for young adults, including Marcelo in the Real World.
Join us for a screening of Disneynature's annual documentary. This film captures a year in the life of an Alaskan bear family, as two young cubs are taught life's most important lessons. (2014, 78 minutes, G)
Join us for the new, live-action take on this classic fairy tale. Starring Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning, and Sharlto Copley. (2014, 97 minutes, PG)
Make a different craft each week. We'll provide the supplies, you provide the creativity! Best for ages 3+.
Animal Quest introduces us to a variety of mammals, reptiles, birds, amphibians, insects, and arachnids from around the world! Through an interactive, hands-on presentation, learn about the White-Nosed Coatimundi, the Flemish Giant Rabbit, the Patagonian Cavy, the skinny pig, the Chilean Rose-Haired Tarantula, the Pixie Frog, the Red-Footed Tortoise, the Albino Burmese Python, the Chinese Water Dragon, and the Severe Macaw. Best for ages 4+. Registration with Oak Park Public Library card necessary.
Yee-haw! Mosey on over and join Ms. Jenny & Mr. Ian for some tales from the West, followed by a fun craft to follow. Best for ages 3+.
Create some festive masks--the perfect complement to any Halloween costume! Best for ages 4+.