Block Party!

Sunday, September 14, 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
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Lego Club

Sunday, September 7, 2014 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm

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

Location: 
First Floor - Storytime Room
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Smarty Pants Big Balloon Show

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

*Registration is full. Walk-ins welcome, as space permits, but cannot be guaranteed.*
Fizz Boom Read is almost over, but we're still having fun. Smarty Pants brings his amazing blend of magic, comedy and balloon antics, plus a dose of space science, too. All ages. Oak Park Public Library card required.

Location: 
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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Pow!

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 - 12:00am

Is that you leaping tall buildings in a single bound? Bring your best hero to this month's Idea Box. August 5 - August 27.

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Getting Excited About Science Show

Monday, July 28, 2014 - 7:30pm to 8:15pm

The exciting world of science comes to you! Join Steve Belliveau as he uncovers the mysteries behind air & water pressure, magnetism & electricity, friction, chemistry, simple machines, conservation of energy, sound and color--all in one action-packed show! Register each attendee beginning July 14. OPPL card required.

Location: 
Meeting Room - Maze Branch
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September Exhibit: “Oak Parkers: A Portrait of a Village”

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 12:00am

“Oak Parkers: A Portrait of a Village”exhibit by Eileen Molony will be on display at the Oak Park Public Library Art Gallery from Sept. 2-29. “Oak Parkers” is a series of 52 images that capture who and what Oak Park is but could be Anywhere, USA, according to Molony, an Oak Park resident herself.

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Art Reception: Photographer Eileen Molony

Sunday, September 7, 2014 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

“Oak Parkers: A Portrait of a Village”exhibit by Eileen Molony will be on display at the Oak Park Public Library Art Gallery from Sept. 2-29. “Oak Parkers” is a series of 52 images that capture who and what Oak Park is but could be Anywhere, USA, according to Molony, an Oak Park resident herself.

Location: 
Second Floor - Small Meeting Room
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