This class is designed for 1:1 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 Main Library.
For children up to 36 months, with a caregiver. Created especially for curious wanderers. We bring stories to life by sharing delightful books, friendly puppets, music, and movement games.
This class is designed for two-year-olds with caregiver support. Two-year-olds are learning how to sit, listen and interact with the storyteller, and often still need assistance from caregivers to feel successful. Longer books and imaginative games are paired with more complex stories and rhymes to reinforce at home. Limit: 25. Oak Park Public Library card required at Main Library.
For children up to 36 months, with a caregiver. Hands-on and age appropriate pre-literacy activities for you to share with your child.
It's our weekly after-school program for kids ages 8+! Activities include crafts, movies, and games.
Games, crafts, and activities will be matched with stories in this hands-on session that is a great way to discover both new books and new friends. Best for ages 4-8.
Open game play on the first and third Wednesday of every month. Bring your own board games, or just bring yourself.
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.
Drop in each week to socialize with other local homeschooling families. Sack lunches welcome. Best for ages 6+ and siblings.
Medicare open enrollment runs from Oct 15 - Dec 7, 2015. Stop by the
library 1st flr Community space on Thursday, November 12 and December 3
and get information on signing up or fine-tuning your Medicare coverage,
from Combined Insurance Company associate, Lawanda Shelton.
This is not your teacher's study hall! Drop by for an afternoon of messing around and making stuff. We'll have art projects, video games and board games, and robots to build, as well as space for you to unwind. Every week will be a new experience.
Residents are invited to this public forum with Village President Anan Abu-Taleb for discussions about current issues facing the Village.
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.
Meet Oak Park author Jeremy Falcon and hear about his new novel. The Book of Wisdom is the first book in his four-volume series, The Harmony of the Spheres.
Copies will be available for purchase, and Jeremy will be happy to sign them. The book is also available at The Book Table and The Looking Glass bookstores in Oak Park.
About The Book of Wisdom
Steve Fisher of Expressions Graphics will present a hands-on printmaking program. Using ink, watercolors, and plates, participants will create their own watercolor monotypes. Dress for making a mess. Register now.
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.
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