Main: Baby Lit

Main: Baby Lit

Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 9:30am to 10:00am

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. Limit: 20. Oak Park Public Library card required at the Main Library.

Location: 
Main Library
First Floor - Storytime Room
Main: Be Our Neighbor

Main: Be Our Neighbor

Monday, October 3, 2016 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm

Designed for 4- and 5-year olds and their caregivers. Children learn more when watching educational programming with their caregivers. Structured discussions and activities, paired with an episode of Mr.

Location: 
Main Library
First Floor - Storytime Room
Main: Imagination Station

Main: Imagination Station

Monday, October 3, 2016 - 10:30am to 11:00am

This class is designed for two- and three-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.

Location: 
Main Library
First Floor - Storytime Room
Main: Toddler Tales

Main: Toddler Tales

Monday, October 3, 2016 - 9:30am to 10:00am

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.

Location: 
Main Library
First Floor - Storytime Room
"Coraline" Book Discussion & Film Screening

"Coraline" Book Discussion & Film Screening

Friday, October 21, 2016 - 2:00pm to 4:30pm

A young girl walks through a secret door and discovers a parallel reality that is eerily similar to the life she already knows, yet deeply unsettling in a number of ways. We'll talk about Neil Gaiman's best-selling book (also available as a graphic novel), decorate some deliciously creepy button-eye cookies, and then check out the animated film. (PG, 2009, 100 minutes) Best for ages 8+.

Location: 
Main Library
First Floor - Storytime Room
Sensory Storytime

Sensory Storytime

Saturday, October 8, 2016 - 2:00pm to 2:30pm

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.

Location: 
Main Library
First Floor - Storytime Room

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