This class is designed for 1:1 interactions between caregivers and walkers up to 24 months. One-year-olds love to wander and listen while they explore, and caregivers can help them participate while on the move. Short books are paired with songs and rhymes that are modeled to introduce pre-literacy skills.
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.
For 1- and 2-year-olds, with a caregiver.
Got your flu shot? According to the Centers for Disease Control, everyone 6 months of age and older should get a flu vaccine every season.
Designed for 4 to 8 year olds who are ready for more challenging picture books. 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.
Celebrate Socktober and get your creative juices flowing as we fashion our very own sock puppets! Bring a pair of used socks to act as your puppets and a pair of new socks to donate to Housing Forward. Best for ages 4-8.
This program will also be held at the Maze Branch Library on Monday, October 24.
Join French Conversation Hour to keep up your French language skills through open conversation with other French speakers. Whether you speak enough to hold a basic conversation or you can rattle off long stories, all are welcome. No class, no formal lesson--just practice for current French speakers.
This class is designed for one-on-one interactions between caregivers and children birth to 15 months. Short books are paired with songs and rhymes that are modeled to introduce pre-literacy skills. Babies learn to associate books with fun and shared moments with their favorite adults.
An energetic program designed for children of all ages, with caregiver support. The importance of music and movement in pre-literacy is emphasized to get everyone up on their feet and singing with loud enthusiasm. Held in Main Library Veterans Room.
For babies up to 15 months, with a caregiver. Hands-on and age-appropriate pre-literacy activities for you to share with your child.
Drop in each week to socialize with other local homeschooling families. Everyone is welcome, no advance registration required. Bring your sack lunch, too! Best for ages 6+ and siblings. This week: we supply the Legos for you to build your spookiest creation!
All are welcome to join a group of avid readers who meet to discuss
books while they knit and crochet blankets and scarves to donate to
various charities. No knitting experience needed.
Learn the components of a strong resume, and what keywords or phrases to use that will help move your resume to the top of the stack. Presenter: Joselyn Rollerson, Chicago Federation of Labor Workers Assistance Committee. Register now.
Come down to the corner store! We have a little bit of everything.
Stop by for an afternoon of messing around and being creative: there will be art, technology, and hip hop pop up programs, as well as space for you to unwind. Every week will be a new experience, and we welcome your ideas!
This month featuring Cemetery Guardians, a horror webzine. A variety of authors will read their stories from this for the 3rd anniversary of the No Shush Salon. http://cemeteryguardians.com/
We have 10 minute slots for anyone who wants to present their latest
creative endeavor! Share your poetry, prose, music, dance - anything
creative - in under 10 minutes.
Treats to share are welcomed! Spectators welcome & appreciated!
Beyond getting enough sleep and eating a good breakfast, what can you do to score well on the SAT? Join professional tutor Chris Bench to learn strategies to try and pitfalls to avoid.
If you have not already taken the SAT, we recommend that you check out the SAT website to get familiar with the test format.
Parents & guardians are welcome.
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.
Children ages 2-6 and their caregivers are invited to help us create a giant, colorful, paper-cutural of plants and animals in the style of the Otomi, an indigenous culture of Mexico. We will enjoy an animal-themed paranda (party) with masks, music, dancing, and bilingual stories.
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