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.
For 1- and 2-year-olds, with a caregiver. Hands-on and age-appropriate pre-literacy activities for you to share with your child.
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.
Calling all poets, storytellers, and anyone who wants to share their voice! Each month, More Than a Mic features a different artist.
In January, the library's artist-in-residence Luis Tubens was featured.
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.
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.
For babies up to 15 months, with a car
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. This week, it's time to get crafty with a wide variety of art supplies!
All are welcome to join a group of avid readers who meet to discuss
books while they knit and crochet blankets and scarves to donate to
various charities. No knitting experience needed.
Did you know that online applications are run through a tracking system used as a screening tool by employers? Learn what to watch out for and how to answer questions, as well as tips and techniques for optimizing your resume for an Applicant Tracking System. Presenter: David Preciado, Chicago Federation of Labor Workers Assistance Committee. Register now. .
Come down to the corner store! We have a little bit of everything.
Stop by for an afternoon of messing around and being creative: there will be art, technology, and hip hop pop up programs, as well as space for you to unwind. Every week will be a new experience, and we welcome your ideas!
Continue the conversation about race, class, and democracy inspired by the 2016 summer selection for One Book, One Oak Park.
Returning from July's original panel discussion are author, George Bailey, journalist, teacher, and filmmaker, Stan West, and principal and co-founder of the Village Leadership Academy, Nakisha Hobbs.
This month's theme is Fantastic February! February is a month exploding with Love and Black History! It is also the month for Pet Ownership Appreciation! All of this and more makes it a Fantastic month. Let's celebrate it with words, music, dance, and any other performance you want to share.
We have 15 minutes for anyone who wants to share their latest creative endeavor at our Open Mic / Podium. Treats to share are great though not required. Spectators are welcome & appreciated!
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