Calling all androids...Join Ms. Jenny & Mr. Ian for robot-themed stories, with a fun craft to follow. Domo arigato, Mr. Roboto! Best for ages 3+.
How many spots does a ladybug have? As many as you want! Join us as we use paint to transform rocks into these pretty insects. Best for ages 3+.
Calling all miniature engineers! Join us for some fantastic fort-building and friendly fire as we create and launch with various recycled materials! Best for ages 4+.
Oak Park Photo Club members meet twice monthly to share digital and print photos. All skill levels welcome. Call Debby Preiser at (708) 697-6915 for more information.
Oak Park photographer Mary Vostal has created a photographic walk down the streets of this architecturally rich area of Oak Park. Homes are documented with historical information when available. All photos were taken in the winter/spring of 2012 and each block shows the homes morphed together presenting one view of the entire block. A reception for Mary Vostal will be Thursday, April 3, from 6 to 8 p.m. The gallery is open seven days a week during regular library hours.
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!
Meet Oak Park Artist Lindsay Olson who interviewed scientists, engineers and operators at the worlds largest waste water treatment plant in Stickney, Illinois, to learn the real story about water in a dense urban area. Her art exhibit, "Manufactured River" is a celebration of this live saving service most of us take for granted.
The exhibit continues in the Oak Park Public Library Art Gallery through Nov. 29. The gallery is open seven days a week during regular library hours.
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.
Maze Branch Library will be closed due to extreme weather Tuesday, Jan. 28. The Nothing to Envy discussion will take place Thursday, Jan. 30 at 7 pm.
This months' book is Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea by Barbara Demick.Following the lives of six North Koreans over fifteen years, Demick brings to life what it means to be living under the most repressive totalitarian regime in the world today.
Board of Library Trustees: Regular Meeting, open to the public