Children's Program

School's Out: Kids Dance Class

Get up and get moving with teachers from TranscenDance Studios! Best for ages 5+. Register beginning January 13.

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New Year's Eve with Circus Boy

Bobby Hunt, AKA Circus Boy, has been astonishing audiences worldwide for 25 years, from Ringling Brothers to Ripley's Believe It or Not. His show is hilarious, amazing and fun for all ages. Register beginning December 16. *Please register all attendees, not just children.

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Rainbow Loom Party

Do you have an armful of fishtails, starbursts, triples or ziplines? Show off your creations, teach what you know and learn something new! Bring your rubber bands and loom or use ours. Best for ages 7+.

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Baby Playgroup

Come join our open playgroup for babies and 1s, with a caregiver. Enjoy toys and music, plus have fun and socialize with other babies and adults!

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T.O.: The LAB

Tweens only! You asked, we listened... welcome to The LAB: Lounge Advisory Board. Join us each month to help plan activities, shape the future of the Locker Lounge and even make your voice heard on which books, games and movies the library should buy. P.S. - we have snacks and behind-the-scenes adventures! No registration, grades 4-6.

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Kids Craft: Chinese Lanterns

Happy Chinese New Year! Celebrate it by making a beautiful lantern! For ages 4+. Register in person, online at oppl.org/events or by calling 708.386.9032 beginning January 17.

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Chinese New Year Storytime and Craft

Ring in the Year of the Horse with a very special bi-lingual storytime! Jenny Chen from Paper Lantern Language & Cultural Center is here to share stories and songs in Mandarin. We'll follow that with a fun craft. Best for ages 3-6, with a caregiver. Register beginning January 15.

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Family Craft: Accordion Scrapbooks

Taken some really great photos this holiday season? Bring the family and your printed pictures, and come turn them into something more! Register in person, online at oppl.org/events or by calling 708.386.9032 beginning December 17.

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Preschool Pals

For children 3 to 5 years. Through longer picture books and concept games, children build important pre-reading skills in this fun and enriching session. This class builds literacy and listening skills and encourages your child to develop a love of reading to prepare for school success. After the storytime, stay for Preschool Playgroup, with hands-on age-appropriate pre-literacy activities! OPPL card required.

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My First Storytime

For babies up to 15 months, with a caregiver. Boost your baby's brain power with simple board books, engaging props, fun rhymes, singing and socializing. This class develops enriched language skills, builds and early love of reading, and connects you with your little one. OPPL card required.

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