Barbie Club

Saturday, October 12, 2013 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Have a fab time celebrating everything Barbie. We provide a dream house, lots of fashions, accessories, horses, cars, and a choice of dolls and you simply bring your imagination. No registration.

Location: 
First Floor - Storytime Room
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Dahl-apalooza Film Fest

Thursday, October 10, 2013 - 1:00pm to 6:00pm

School's out and we're showing our love for Roald Dahl's genius with a mini film fest! Join us for the original Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory at 1 pm (Rated G, 100 minutes), followed by Matilda at 3 pm (Rated PG, 102 minutes).

Location: 
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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Preschool Pageturners

Friday, August 30, 2013 - 10:30am to 11:00am

for children 3 to 5 years, with or without a caregiver. 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. After the storytime, stay for Preschool Playgroup, with hands-on age-appropriate pre-literacy activities! OPPL card required.

Location: 
First Floor - Storytime Room

Toddler Tales

Friday, August 30, 2013 - 9:30am to 10:00am

for 2's and 3's, with a caregiver. Created especially for curious toddlers, we bring stories to life by sharing delightful books, friendly puppets, music, and movement games. This class encourages positive early learning experiences through reading, singing, and playing. After the storytime, stay for Toddler Playgroup, with hands-on age-appropriate pre-literacy activities! OPPL card required.

Location: 
First Floor - Storytime Room

Enchanted Halloween: Trick or Treat with Your Favorite Book Characters!

Friday, October 25, 2013 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Ever wondered how your favorite book characters would celebrate Halloween? Join us for games, crafts, stories and refreshments in a family-friendly atmosphere. Costumes encouraged, but not required. Best for ages 4-10 with an adult.

Location: 
Meeting Room - Dole Branch
Event Type: 
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Teen Read Week Debate: The Book vs. The Movie

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Which was better, the book or the movie? Come prepared to argue your side at the Teen Read Week Debate! The candidates are "The Perks of Being a Wallflower," "Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist," "The Hunger Games," and "The Golden Compass." Copies of the books and movies will be available for checkout at the Maze Branch Library one month prior to the event. Best for ages 13+. Register in person, online at oppl.org/events or by calling 708.386.4751 beginning October 2.

Location: 
Meeting Room - Maze Branch
Event Type: 
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