Block Party!

Sunday, January 11, 2015 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm

Calling all budding engineers! Use our brand new wooden unit blocks to build whatever your imagination can come up with, from zoos to skyscrapers and everything else. Block play helps kids gain important math skills like counting, shapes, weight, volume, spatial skills, grouping and sorting as well as well as improve hand-eye coordination and problem solving skills. Building also lets kids practice their storytelling and narrative skills, which are important for early literacy. No registration. All ages.

Location: 
First Floor - Storytime Room
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Block Party!

Sunday, December 28, 2014 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm

Calling all budding engineers! Use our brand new wooden unit blocks to build whatever your imagination can come up with, from zoos to skyscrapers and everything else. Block play helps kids gain important math skills like counting, shapes, weight, volume, spatial skills, grouping and sorting as well as well as improve hand-eye coordination and problem solving skills. Building also lets kids practice their storytelling and narrative skills, which are important for early literacy. No registration. All ages.

Location: 
First Floor - Storytime Room
Event Type: 

Crafternoon

Monday, December 22, 2014 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Drop in and get crafty! We'll have all sorts of supplies on hand, you bring the creativity and imagination. Best for ages 5+.

Location: 
First Floor - Storytime Room
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Crafternoon

Friday, January 9, 2015 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm

Drop in and get crafty! We'll have all sorts of supplies on hand, you bring the creativity and imagination. Best for ages 5+.

Location: 
First Floor - Children's Study Room A
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Santa Lucia Fest

Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Join Miss Jennifer in a celebration of Santa Lucia Day. This Scandinavian festival commemorates the spirit of giving and is a celebration of light and warmth during the winter darkness. Learn the Santa Lucia song, make a special craft and enjoy a sweet Swedish treat. Best for ages 4+. Registration necessary.

Location: 
First Floor - Storytime Room
Event Type: 
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Animals of the World Show

Monday, November 10, 2014 - 1:00pm to 1:45pm

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.

Location: 
Meeting Room - Maze Branch
Event Type: 
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