For children 3 to 5 years. Through longer picture books and concept games, children build important pre-reading skills in this fun and enriching session. This class builds literacy and listening skills and encourages your child to develop a love of reading to prepare for school success.
Come join our open playgroup for babies up to 15 months, with a caregiver. Enjoy toys and music, plus have fun and socialize with other babies and adults!
For babies up to 15 months, with a caregiver. Boost your baby's brain power with simple board books, engaging props, fun rhymes, singing and socializing. This class helps to develop enriched language skills, builds an early love of reading, and connects you with your little one.
Is soup the ultimate comfort food, a meal, or something more? Every culture has soup, and Karl Bader of Karl's Craft Soup shares a lively presentation on what makes it universally loved. Learn how to choose the best seasonal produce for your soups and gain insightful tips for preparing soups for every occasion. Plus, there will be samples.
A long, long time ago...in a galaxy far, far away...there was...radio! Learn about what was used to produce radio sound effects and help us recreate an old-time radio show at the library! Best for ages 8+. Register in person, online at oppl.org/events or by calling 708.386.4751 beginning December 17.
Calling tweens and teens (5th grade and up) for improvisational drama games! Never acted before but always wanted to try? Or are you a seasoned pro who loves moment-to-moment action? Either way, come join us for fun and games that are sure to test your quick-thinking skills. Warning: hilarity will ensue...
Closing early at 5 p.m. for holiday
Closed for holiday
Closed for holiday
Thinking about your summer garden and anticipating a bounty of deliciousness? Local home food preservation expert Emily Paster will share her canning and preserving techniques and tips in preparation for spring planting. Be ready to hit the ground running when the first rhubarb and strawberries make their appearance in a few short months. Emily Paster writes about fitting ambitious food into family life on her blog West of the Loop and is the co-founder of the Chicago Food Swap. Join us as she demystifies this culinary experience!