Meeting Room - Dole Branch

School's Out: Sloth & Friends Show!

What does the fox say? Find out as Flying Fox Conservation Fund's Scott Heinrich teaches us about unique creatures from around the world! Meet a sloth, a Fennec Fox, a kinkajou, a civet, a Lion Head Rabbit, a ferret, a Bearded Dragon, a Solomon Island Parrot, an armadillo, and a Pancake Tortoise. Best for ages 4+. Register at oppl.org/events/calendar or by calling 708.386.9032 beginning January 31.

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Terrific Tales

For 2's and 3's, with a caregiver. Created especially for curious little kids, we bring stories to life by sharing delightful books, friendly puppets, music and movement games. This class encourages positive early learning experiences through reading, singing and playing.

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Community Conversation with Executive Director David Seleb

You are invited to join Oak Park Public Library Executive Director David Seleb as the library launches a new initiative aimed at inspiring the Oak Park community to share, to listen, to learn, and to create energy around directing change.

Conversations will be built around the common theme of community aspirations and gaining public knowledge. Seleb will ask specific questions to encourage participants to share, to listen, and to learn from each other.

The library plans to host a series of conversations throughout 2014. Conversations are now scheduled for:

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Toddler Playgroup-THIS EVENT IS CANCELED

Come join our open playgroup for 2s and 3s, with a caregiver. Enjoy some toddler toys and music, plus have fun and socialize with other children and adults!

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Terrific Tales-THIS EVENT IS CANCELED

For 2's and 3's, with a caregiver. Created especially for curious little kids, we bring stories to life by sharing delightful books, friendly puppets, music, and movement games. This class encourages positive early learning experiences through reading, singing, and playing.

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Women & Girls in Advertising

View portions of the documentary film "Killing Us Softly 4," an analysis of advertising's depiction of women and girls presented in advertising affect and our culture. You might be surprised at how much influence those one minute commercials and print ads have! For teens and adults.

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Learn to Up-Cycle old T-Shirts

Have a ton of old shirts in the closet that you don't have the heart to throw out? Learn a couple of up-cycle modifications to make new styles out of old T-shirts. Some nips, tucks, and sewing will give you a new shirt to show off! Be sure to bring your own t-shirts--other supplies will be provided.

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Choose Your Own Adventure

We have visited Chicago in present time and the future, we have found first love in the 80's, and dipped into the world of fanfiction. All of our book choices are decided by the teens who read. What will our next book be?

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Entertaining Your Valentines With Love

Acclaimed host and chef Marc Seivers is back! Join Marc for an amazing Valentine's Spectacular. Gain great hosting tips and nosh on some delicious cookies. Register in person, online at oppl.org/events or by calling 708.386.9032 beginning January 23.

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DIY Valentines

Boyfriend, girlfriend, best friend or family. Show your love with a hand-made Valentine! We'll supply everything you need. Get ready to get your glitter on! All are welcome. Best for ages 12+.

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