Come learn and discuss different historical aspects of the African diaspora. These programs are designed for tweens, teens and adults that wish to gain more knowledge and explore the histories of African people.
Do you need care and repair tips for your automobiles? Are you trying to buy a new product and need ratings, reviews and buying advice? Get ratings on local service firms and stores, such as plumbers, dentists and insurance companies. Learn about the library's online tools that can help with all of this and more!
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. Babies learn to associate books with fun and shared moments with their favorite adults.
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.
Meet Diana Baumbach, a graduate of Oak Park-River Forest High School, who is returning to her hometown to mount an exhibit titled Meditation on White in the Art Gallery. The reception is free and open to the public. The exhibit will be on display through June 29.
Curator Marjorie Vecchio describes Diana's current work: "Diana Baumbach takes apart various materials to meticulously recompose the most symbolic human symbol: the circle.
Each year on the first Sunday in June the Village of Oak Park sponsors A Day in Our Village, a community festival considered one of the premier community events.
A Day in Our Village provides an opportunity for current and prospective residents to discover the diversity and variety of civic, cultural, social service, business, educational and religious organizations and groups in the Village.
The Book Bike visits Rehm Park for the Park District of Oak Park's Day In Our Village Summer Carnival, weather permitting. The Book Bike will be stocked with lots of materials to kick off your summer reading goals. Community members are encouraged to stop by and see what the Paperback Rider is all about!
There are many local foster children in dire need of local foster homes to provide them with a loving home and family. Hephzibah Children's Association is a local non-profit agency with a mission to serve foster children and families. This info session is open to all adults 21 and older who are interested in learning more about the need for foster parents and how to become a foster parent. No commitment is necessary, just come and learn more! Questions? Please contact Margaret: 708-649-7169
Library programs and classes are often photographed and/or recorded for promotional purposes. Please let us know if you prefer not to be photographed or videotaped. Your name (and your child’s name) will never be used without your written consent.