Curiosity Club

Wednesday, October 23, 2013 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

For kids 5 to 8 years. Designed for early elementary kids who are ready for more challenging picture books. Games, crafts, and activities will be matched with the stories in this hands-on session that is a great way to discover both new books and new friends. Open to all.

Location: 
First Floor - Storytime Room

Curiosity Club

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

For kids 5 to 8 years. Designed for early elementary kids who are ready for more challenging picture books. Games, crafts, and activities will be matched with the stories in this hands-on session that is a great way to discover both new books and new friends. Open to all.

Location: 
First Floor - Storytime Room

Guys Read Book Club: Terrifying Tales for Daring Dudes

Friday, October 25, 2013 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

In honor of Halloween, the first meeting of the Guys Read book club will feature scary stories and spooky snacks, plus suggestions for further hair-raising horror reading. Register beginning October 14. For boys ages 9 to 12.

For more information on the Guys Read project, visit http://www.guysread.com/

Location: 
First Floor - Storytime Room
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Eric Rohmann Author Visit & Picnic

Saturday, October 5, 2013 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Families are invited to hear Caldecott award-winning author and illustrator Eric Rohmann talk about how he creates picture books. Come ready with your questions for our local star! Bring a picnic lunch and we'll provide the lemonade and cookies. Part of our 10th Anniversary Celebration. No registration required.

Location: 
Second Floor - Veterans Room

Jim Gill Concert

Saturday, October 5, 2013 - 11:00am to 11:45am

Oak Park's own Jim Gill has been entertaining kids and parents for 20 years as an award-winning musician and author! Join him for plenty of clapping, jumping, singing and playing for families to enjoy together. Part of our 10th Anniversary Celebration. No registration required.

Location: 
Second Floor - Veterans Room

Juggling Funny Stories with Chris Fascione

Saturday, October 5, 2013 - 10:00am to 10:45am

You’ll be laughing out loud as nationally-known family entertainer (and Oak Parker!) Chris Fascione brings children’s stories to life with his high-spirited and innovative performance. Full of energy, humor and imagination, Chris creates colorful characters through his unique combination of acting, storytelling, comedy, and juggling. Part of our 10th Anniversary Celebration. No registration required.

Location: 
Second Floor - Veterans Room

Artist Receptions: "Literary Explorations"

Sunday, October 6, 2013 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

In celebration of 10 years in the Main Library and 110 years in Oak Park, the library will host a month-long community art exhibit at all three buildings. "Literary Explorations" will showcase work inspired by literature. Like the books in our collection, the artwork may evoke strong emotions, celebrate an author, or capture a setting.

Location: 
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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Pops & Tots

Saturday, October 19, 2013 - 10:00am to 10:30am

For children 2 to 6 years, with their special guy. Designed for dads to have an opportunity to read, play, sing, and share fun storytime experiences with your kids in a relaxing environment. Moms are also welcome, and snacks will be served.

Location: 
First Floor - Storytime Room

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