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.
Kids and their caregivers are invited to the Oak Park Arms to make Valentines cards and 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.
Oak Park Photography Club welcomes photographers of all skill levels. OPPC meets the second and fourth Monday evenings of each month to share digital images and/or printed photographs. For more information, call Debby Preiser at (708) 697-6915.
Set 30 chairs. Table in back.
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.
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.
Join Ms. Niki for a festive and love-filled Valentine storytime and craft. Ages 3+.
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.
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.
This class is designed for children with special needs ages 3 and up with caregiver support. Classes are structured with Boardmaker schedules and include fun picture books and songs, along with fine and gross motor movement activities. Special supports like lap weights and fidget toys are available to help children be successful. Siblings welcome.
The Oak Park Photography Clubs meets twice monthly on the second and fourth Monday evenings from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Main Library. All skill levels are welcome. Photographers share digital images most of the meetings; some meetings are reserved for print night.
For more information, contact Debby Preiser, 708, 697-6915.
Learn some of the more advanced features of Microsoft Word. Topics include advanced formatting, lists, and clip art. Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word is required.
A Representative from the Illinois Small Business Administration will be here to showcase resources for finding capital to start or grow your business.
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.
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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.