Preschool Pals

For children 3 to 5 years. Through longer picture books and concept games, children build important pre-reading skills in this fun and enriching session. This class builds literacy and listening skills and encourages your child to develop a love of reading to prepare for school success. OPPL card required.

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Seminar: Is Social Media Helping Your Job Search?

Learn how to develop your brand using social media, get the most out of Twitter, Facebook, blogs and LinkedIn. You will also learn ways to use personal branding in resumes and cover letters. Presenter: Michael McGuire, a faculty member, Triton College. Learn more about all our services for job seekers.

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Local Epicurean

Is soup the ultimate comfort food, a meal, or something more? Every culture has soup, and Karl Bader of Karl's Craft Soup shares a lively presentation on what makes it universally loved. Learn how to choose the best seasonal produce for your soups and gain insightful tips for preparing soups for every occasion. Plus, there will be samples.

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Stay and Play

Hands-on and age-appropriate pre-literacy activities for you to share with your child. An OPPL card is not required.

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Preschool Pals

For children 3 to 5 years. Through longer picture books and concept games, children build important pre-reading skills in this fun and enriching session. This class builds literacy and listening skills and encourages your child to develop a love of reading to prepare for school success. OPPL card required.

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January Artist: Beth Ryza

Oak Park Artist Beth Ryza will display paintings in an exhibit titled "Flower Power" from Jan. 2 through Jan. 29 at the Oak Park Public Library Art Gallery. The Gallery is open seven days a week during regular library hours.

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February Artist: Photographer James Caulfield

Celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Home and Studio by seeing “Frank Lloyd Wright – The Oak Park Years” Exhibit in the Oak Park Library Gallery in February. A reception for the artist will be Tuesday, Feb. 4, from 6 to 8 p.m. The reception is free and open to the public.

In the past several years, photographer James Caulfield, in collaboration with architectural writer Patrick F. Cannon, has produced four books with contemporary images of the exteriors and interiors of the buildings of Frank Lloyd Wright and other Chicago-area architects.

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School's Out: Kids Dance Class

Get up and get moving with teachers from TranscenDance Studios! Best for ages 5+. Register beginning January 13.

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Snackadium Smack Down

Get ready for the Super Bowl by building a football stadium out of the finest football snacks. We'll laugh, we'll construct, we'll eat. Join us!

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March Artists: The Printmakers of Oak Park Art League

See the exhibit titled "Printmakers of Oak Park Art League" featuring the prints of 23 artists curated by Oak Park artist and printmaker Nancy Fong. A reception for the artists will be held on Sunday, March 9, from 4 to 6 p.m. The Oak Park Art League collaborates with Expressions raphics to offer classes in printmaking. For more information, see www.oakparkartleague.org.

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