Drop in and get crafty with your little ones! We'll have all sorts of supplies on hand; you bring the creativity and imagination. Best for ages 3+.
Drop in and get crafty with some recycled materials! We'll have all sorts of supplies on hand; you bring the creativity and imagination. Best for ages 5+.
Calling all budding engineers! Use our wooden blocks to build whatever your imagination can come up with, from zoos to skyscrapers.
Join us for a brand new type of storytime! Stories and songs, plus quality ebooks and apps for even more fun. Best for ages 2-6.
Parents, you are your child's first teacher! Everything you share with them, from stories to songs to playtime, is getting them on the path to reading. Learn how you can incorporate the 7 Days/7 Ways Very Ready Reading principles for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers into your daily life (and have fun with it!), just like we do in storytime. Registration necessary.
Baseball season is here again--put yourself in the lineup with a selection of baseball-themed stories and poems! No need to pre-read anything--just show up. For boys in grades 4-6.
Welcome the return of baseball season with crafts, snacks, trivia, and more. Dress to support your favorite team! Best for ages 5+.
Designed for kids with special needs who may have a hard time sitting still or focusing in big groups. This class features stories, songs, and movement activities along with sensory supports and schedules. Best for ages 3 and up, with a caregiver. Siblings welcome.
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.
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.