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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.
For children 3 to 5 years. Hands-on and age appropriate pre-literacy activities for you to share with your child.
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FOR MAY 5, 1:30-2:30 PM.
Learn how to use ReferenceUSA as part of a career searching strategy. Included will be information on the importance of having accurate information for applications and resumes; creating engaging cover letters; building data sets of potential employers based on skill set, work history, and preferences; and preparing for interviews and interactions through research. Presenter: Nancy Spidle, ReferenceUSA. Register now.
Conversation Cafe: Literacy Volunteers of Western Cook County
This energetic program is designed for children of all ages, with caregiver support. The importance of music and movement in pre-literacy is emphasized in this program that will get everyone up on their feet and singing with loud enthusiasm.
If you like to knit, scrapbook, sew, or pursue some other craft, you probably have plenty of "leftovers" including yarn, paints, buttons, and fabrics. Why not donate items you no longer use on Saturday, April 23, and come back on Saturday, April 30 for "new-to-you" materials?
Do you Zumba? Join us for this heart-healthy and fun workout led by instructors from BFit Fitness Center in Oak Park. Zumba is a Latin-inspired cardio-dance workout that uses music and choreographed steps to form a fitness party atmosphere using African beats. The natural body is a healthy body! Register starting February 1.
This class is designed for one-on-one interactions between caregivers and children birth to 24 months. Short books are paired with songs and rhymes that are modeled to introduce pre-literacy skills. Walkers love to wander and listen while they explore, and caregivers can help them participate while on the move. Babies learn to associate books with fun and shared moments with their favorite adults.
Get ready for Captain America: Civil War with our Cap marathon! First up is The First Avenger, where Steve Rogers joins forces with Bucky Barnes and Peggy Carter to wage war on HYDRA, led by the villainous Red Skull (124 minutes, PG-13). Immediately following will be The Winter Soldier, where Steve partners with Natasha Romanoff and Sam Wilson to expose an ever-widening conspiracy while fighting off professional assassins sent to silence him (136 minutes, PG-13).
Discover the incredible benefits of Essential Oils and learn how they
can enhance your workout, and support your fitness regimen while giving
you stamina, energy, sore muscle relief, and increased hydration. Enjoy
an essential oils demo and free raffle.
We're combining two book discussions this month (Detection by Daylight and What's Cooking?) for a thrilling culinary mashup. Our selections are Chocolate Chip Cookie Murder by Joanna Fluke and The Mystery Writers of America Cookbook edited by Kate White. Read one or both, and choose a recipe to make and to bring to our discussion. We'll have a potluck of tasty treats!
This class is designed for three and four-year-olds, to prepare for a school environment. Children are learning how to participate in groups and engage independently, while listening to longer books and more challenging concept games. Caregivers are encouraged to attend. Limit: 30. Oak Park Public Library card required at Main Library.
This class is designed for one-on-one interactions between caregivers and children birth to 24 months. Short books are paired with songs and rhymes that are modeled to introduce pre-literacy skills. Walkers love to wander and listen while they explore, and caregivers can help them participate while on the move. Babies learn to associate books with fun and shared moments with their favorite adults. Limit: 20. Oak Park Public Library card required at the Main Library.
For babies up to 15 months, with a caregiver. Boost your baby's brain power with simple board books, engaging props, fun rhymes, singing, and socializing.
For babies up to 15 months, with a caregiver. Hands-on and age appropriate pre-literacy activities for you to share with your child.
Create a beautiful gift to celebrate the special ladies in your lives! Ages 4+.
Kids and their caregivers are invited to the Oak Park Arms to hear stories and make May Day flower crafts with seniors. Studies have shown that kids and older adults benefit from intergenerational connections and it's fun for all! Best for ages 3+. Registration of children and caregivers necessary.
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