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
Pumpkin Painting

Pumpkin Painting

Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm

B.Y.O.P.: Bring Your Own Pumpkin! We supply paint and decorating supplies, plus take care of the mess. All ages.

Location: 
Main Library
First Floor - Storytime Room
One Book, One Oak Park - Bring Your Own Baby (BYOB) Book Discussion: "Between the World and Me"

One Book, One Oak Park - Bring Your Own Baby (BYOB) Book Discussion: "Between the World and Me"

Wednesday, July 6, 2016 - 10:30am to 11:30am

For caregivers with young children. Toys and books will be provided for babies and toddlers while grown-ups participate in a library-led book discussion about Between the World and Me, a National Book Award-winning title, in which Ta-Nehisi Coates takes on American history and ideals to explore the most intimate concerns of a father for his son. He offers a powerful new framework for understanding our nation's history and current crises.

Location: 
Main Library
First Floor - Storytime Room

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