Get in touch with our natural surroundings as Grow Studio takes us on a seed hunt at the library! Track down and learn how to identify the variety of seeds found just outside our doors. Then make a living piece of art by designing a seed quilt patch to plant at home. Ages 6+. Registration with Oak Park Public Library card necessary.
Looking for a way to let your inner comedian run free? Want to improve your quick-thinking skills? Join us for a night of spontaneous comedy. All skill levels welcome. Warning: hilarity will ensue...
Join us at Maze to discuss "A Test of Wills" by Charles Todd.The year is 1919 and King George V reigns. The War to End All Wars has been won. But there is no peace for Scotland Yard Inspector Ian Rutledge, recently returned from the battlefields of France shell-shocked and tormented by the ever-present voice of the young Scot he had executed for refusing an order. Escaping into his work to save his sanity, Rutledge investigates the murder of a popular colonel in Warwickshire and his alleged killer, a decorated war hero and close friend of the Prince of Wales.
Would you like to try time travel? Books set in the past might be just your speed! In this month's Guys Read, we'll focus on historical stories, both about real people or just set in a different time. No need to pre-read--just show up! For guys in 4th-6th grade.
Learn more features of this popular spreadsheet program to help you organize your life or gain a new job skill. Skills Prerequisite: must be familiar with basic Excel functions.
Join us for a screening of Disneynature's annual documentary. This film captures a year in the life of an Alaskan bear family, as two young cubs are taught life's most important lessons. (2014, 78 minutes, G)
Join us for the new, live-action take on this classic fairy tale. Starring Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning, and Sharlto Copley. (2014, 97 minutes, PG)
Make a different craft each week. We'll provide the supplies, you provide the creativity! Best for ages 3+.
Animal Quest introduces us to a variety of mammals, reptiles, birds, amphibians, insects, and arachnids from around the world! Through an interactive, hands-on presentation, learn about the White-Nosed Coatimundi, the Flemish Giant Rabbit, the Patagonian Cavy, the skinny pig, the Chilean Rose-Haired Tarantula, the Pixie Frog, the Red-Footed Tortoise, the Albino Burmese Python, the Chinese Water Dragon, and the Severe Macaw. Best for ages 4+. Registration with Oak Park Public Library card necessary.
Create some festive masks--the perfect complement to any Halloween costume! Best for ages 4+.