Rock out with The Boogers, then count down to the stroke of 12! All ages. Registration with an Oak Park Public Library card necessary.
Laura Ingalls Wilder was a real-life pioneer girl and the beloved author of the Little House books. Celebrate her life with games Laura liked to play, old-fashioned treats, Little House trivia, rag dolls, and more! Best for kids 5+. Registration necessary.
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.
Help others in your community in the special after-school service club. What does it mean to be homeless and whom does it affect? Well create items to benefit West Suburban PADS. Donations of travel-sized toiletries are welcomed.
Drop in and get crafty! We'll have all sorts of supplies on hand, you bring the creativity and imagination. Best for ages 5+.
Join us for the Winter Reading Program finale party where you can participate in activities played by children around the world.
Celebrate the coming of a new year and learn about the Scottish holiday Hogmanay! Miss Laura will show you how the people of Scotland welcome the new year with fun stories, songs and crafts. Best for ages 4+.
Curious about keeping chickens in your backyard? Jennifer Murtoff of Home to Roost will answer your questions and share her experiences with raising chicks, caring for adult birds and keeping your neighbors happy! Register now.
Join us to discuss Fer-de-Lance by Rex Stout. As any herpetologist will tell you, the fer-de-lance is among the most
dreaded snakes known to man. When someone makes a present of one to
Nero Wolfe, Archie Goodwin knows he's getting dreadully close to
solving the devilishly clever murders of an immigrant and a college
president. This is the first Nero Wolfe mystery.
Copies of Fer-de-Lance will be available at Maze Branch a month before the discussion. Library book discussions are open to all who are committed to reading and talking about books.
Join us at Maze to read and discuss mysteries, mostly detective mysteries, in both series and non-series form. Bring your lunch if you wish. Cookies and coffee served along with great discussions. This month's book is The Big Sleep by Raymond Chandler.
Copies of The Big Sleep will be available at Maze Branch a month before the discussion. Library book discussions are open to all who are committed to reading and talking about books.