A writers' group for fiction writers of all types and genres. Bring something yummy to share, your words, and words yet to be written. Each writer will get a chance to read their story, poem, or novel chapter and receive feedback from the group. Then we will WRITE! (We also eat since it's a feast!)
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.
Designed for walkers 12 to 36 months with caregiver support. 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 inroduce pre-literacy skills.
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.
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.
Bring a brown bag lunch and brush up on topics and issues critical to small business success. Free to Chamber Members ($25 nonmember fee). Each session runs from 11:30am - 1pm. Go to www.oprfchamber.org and click 'Lunch and Learn' under the programming tab to find registration links and more information about each session.
This week at the Dole Branch to explore the library's new Multicultural Collection! 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.
Hear award-winning songwriter Dan Weber who has been described as "The Classic Mid-Life Overnight Sensation" after bursting onto the festival scene in 2010 to a standing ovation at the Sisters Folk Festival for his engaging set in the Dave Carter songwriting contest. Since then he's toured extensively across the country becoming a rare 3-time finalist in the legendary Kerrville 'New Folk' competition, and in 2015, won the prestigious Winfield, Kansas 'NewSong' contest for "Oh Woody," his tribute to Woody Guthrie, that rose to #2 on the Folk charts in 2015.
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.
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