Open play, all ages, all skill levels.
Fans of all ages are invited to celebrate the Doctor's 50th anniversary with us! The fun includes an episode screening courtesy of BBC Home Entertainment, button making, a costume contest, Doctor Who games of all sorts, and snacks. Are you ready to write your name in Gallifreyan? Want to try your hand at some trivia? Join us and meet lots of like-minded Whovians. Best for ages 7 and up. No registration.
The acclaimed New York Times best-selling author of "Atlantic" and "the Professor and the Madman," delivers his first book about America: A fascinating popular history that illuminates the men who toiled fearlessly to discover, connect and bond the citizenry and georgraphy of the U.S.A. from its beginnings.
Tickets are $10. Each ticket may be redeemed on the night of the event for $10 off the cover price of "The Men Who United the States."
Learn the components of a strong resume, and what keywords or phrases to use that will help move your resume to the top of the stack. Presenter: Eileen Vesey, Chicago Federation of Labor Workers Assistance Committee.
In collaboration with the Park District of Oak Park, the Oak Park Public Library StoryWalk® at Cheney Mansion features "Oh, No!" by Candace Fleming and Eric Rohmann.
The month-long event kicks off with an opening reception and refreshments on Saturday, Sept. 7, and runs through Oct. 5 (whenever the grounds are open) at the Cheney Mansion, 220 N. Euclid Ave., Oak Park.
November's aMAZEing artist, Steve Fisher, will display portraits of library patrons' pets! This heartwarming display will be on exhibit through the end of the month.
To particpate: Submit your request with a digital image of you and your pet to email@example.com. Steve will select 20 images to paint. All submissions must be received by Sunday, Sept 1.
Learn more about Art in the Library
Oak Park Artist Marion Sirefman will have an exhibit titled Journeys in the Oak Park Public Library Gallery through August 2 through Aug. 30. A reception for the artist will be Sunday, Aug. 4, from 3 to 5 p.m. The reception is free and open to the public.
Enjoy concerts, an in-the-library Instagram scavenger hunt, complimentary treats, sweets and cash bar for wine and beer. First concert begins at 7:15 p.m. with The Boogers playing rock and roll for kids, followed by R-Gang specializing in Motown and Rhythm & Blues at 8:15 p.m.
Is communication challenging for your child with special needs? Join Oak Park speech-language pathologist Dr. Jill E. Senner and our own Shelley Harris for a show and tell workshop highlighting creative adaptations for communication, especially in areas difficult for augmentative communication users, such as in the pool, garden, bed and more. Dr. Senner, founder of Technology and Language Center, Inc., has almost 20 years of experience working with with children with complex communication needs. Register beginning October 7.
We supply plenty of these popular building blocks so your kids can have creative fun making structures of all shapes and sizes. No registration.