Calling all budding engineers! Use our brand new wooden unit blocks to build whatever your imagination can come up with, from zoos to skyscrapers and everything else. Block play helps kids gain important math skills like counting, shapes, weight, volume, spatial skills, grouping and sorting as well as well as improve hand-eye coordination and problem solving skills. Building also lets kids practice their storytelling and narrative skills, which are important for early literacy. No registration. All ages.
School's out and fun's in with this mind-boggling show of bubble mastery! Giant bubbles, smoke-filled bubbles, bubbles within bubbles... Ben Jimenez brings art, science and a touch of magic to this show. Ages 4+. Registration with Oak Park Public Library card necessary.
Laura Ingalls Wilder was a real-life pioneer girl and the beloved author of the Little House books. Celebrate her life with games Laura liked to play, old-fashioned treats, Little House trivia, rag dolls, and more! Best for kids 5+. Registration necessary.
Calling tweens and teens (5th grade and up) for improvisational drama games! Never acted before but always wanted to try? Or are you a seasoned pro who loves moment-to-moment action? Either way, join us for fun and games that are sure to test your quick-thinking skills. Warning: hilarity will ensue...
Celebrate the coming of a new year and learn about the Scottish holiday Hogmanay! Miss Laura will show you how the people of Scotland welcome the new year with fun stories, songs and crafts. Best for ages 4+.
Back by popular demand! We'll play Frozen on the big screen and want to hear everyone singing along with Anna, Elsa and Olaf. Costumes encouraged. (PG, 103 minutes) Registration with an Oak Park Public Library card necessary. *Note, please register all attendees, not just kids.
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 skills and supports school success.