Children's Program

Geared Up Legos

Oak Park Education Foundation presents Geared Up! Come explore LEGO motorized Mechanisms sets and have fun incorporating engineering, physical science, math and technology into the simple machines you build. For kids in grades 4-7. Register beginning June 24.

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All About Bees

Get the latest buzz on bees! Check out a see-through hive, see what kind of gear a beekeeper needs and learn all about these fascinating, busy friends. Presenter Harry Patterson combines his thirty years of classroom teaching and beekeeping into a fascinating session for families.

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Kids and Tweens Book Swap

Bring your gently-used kids books and take home something new-to-you! Any leftover books will be donated to the annual Friends of the Library Book Sale.

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Barbie Club

Have a fab time celebrating everything Barbie. We provide a dream house, lots of fashions, accessories, horses, cars, and a choice of dolls and you simply bring your imagination. No registration.

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T-Rexplorers: Dinosaur Discovery

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to hold dinosaur bones like the ones in museums? Or make a discovery like a Paleontologist? Hear all about it from an experienced fossil hunter and get your hands on actual dinosaur fossils! Best for ages 5+. Oak Park Public Library card required. Register beginning June 12. *Note, please register everyone attending, not just children.

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T.O. Watch: So You Wanna Be a Filmmaker Screening

We're rolling out the red carpet for the grand reveal of the 30-second documentaries created in our So You Wanna Be a Filmmaker event! Friends and family are invited to join their budding directors. Light refreshments will be served.

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Lego Movie Screening

Everything is awesome! Come check out Emmett on the big screen. (PG, 100 minutes)

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Lego Club

We supply plenty of these popular building blocks so your kids can have creative fun making structures of all shapes and sizes. No registration.

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Family Craft: Make Your Own Mother's Day Gift

Give her something homemade this year. Accordion books, finished with
decorative papers and satin ribbon, can be used as photo albums or
scrapbooks. We'll provide the materials and show you how to make a
memorable gift for the mom in your life. Ages 10+. Register beginning April 20. OPPL card required.

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Toddler Playgroup

Join our open playgroup for 2s and 3s, with a caregiver. Enjoy some toddler toys and music, plus have fun and socialize with other children and adults!

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