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.
Open play, all ages, all skill levels.
Ever wondered how a sewing machine works? Interested in learning how to put fabric together to make a scarf or bag? Want to learn more about textiles and creating? Get ready for an evening of learning, designing, and having fun! Attend as many sessions as you like. No experience required and all materials will be supplied. For kids in grades 5-8. Registration necessary.
This lapsit class is designed for 1:1 interactions between caregivers and pre-walking babies, birth to 15 months. Short books are selected to keep baby's attention, and songs and rhymes are modeled to introduce pre-literacy skills. Babies will learn to associate books with fun and shared moments with their favorite aduls. Oak Park Public Library card required at Main Library.
Learn the basics to get started using computers and practice using a mouse. No previous computer experience required.
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 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. Limit: 20. Oak Park Public Library card required at Main Library.
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 1- and 2-year-olds, with a caregiver. Hands-on and age appropriate pre-literacy activities for you to share with your child.
For children 3-5 years. Hands-on and age-appropriate pre-literacy activities for you to share with your child.
Hannah Swensen has her hands full between running the popular bakery The Cookie Jar and dodging her mother's attempts to marry her off. But when the dairy deliveryman is found murdered behind the bakery, Hannah sets out to track down the killer. Twelve scrumptious recipes are included. Detection by Daylight is devoted to reading and discussing detective mysteries in series and non-series form. Bring your lunch (if you like), enjoy cookies and coffee on us, and engage in great discussions.
The Oak Park Public Library's Board of Trustees Nominating Committee will be meeting.
Help with a variety of projects including planning teen events, crafting for local organizations, boxing books, and organizing materials on library shelves.
Teen volunteers will meet on Tuesdays from 3:30 to 5 pm, as often as their schedules allows. Sign up today.
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