Enjoy concerts, an in-the-library Instagram scavenger hunt, complimentary treats, sweets and cash bar for wine and beer. First concert begins at 7:15 p.m. with The Boogers playing rock and roll for kids, followed by R-Gang specializing in Motown and Rhythm & Blues at 8:15 p.m.
We supply plenty of these popular building blocks so your kids can have creative fun making structures of all shapes and sizes. No registration.
School's out and we're showing our love for Roald Dahl's genius with a mini film fest! Join us for the original Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory at 1 pm (Rated G, 100 minutes), followed by Matilda at 3 pm (Rated PG, 102 minutes).
Kick back and play a video game or two. Teens only.
Families are invited to hear Caldecott award-winning author and illustrator Eric Rohmann talk about how he creates picture books. Come ready with your questions for our local star! Bring a picnic lunch and we'll provide the lemonade and cookies. Part of our 10th Anniversary Celebration. No registration required.
Oak Park's own Jim Gill has been entertaining kids and parents for 20 years as an award-winning musician and author! Join him for plenty of clapping, jumping, singing and playing for families to enjoy together. Part of our 10th Anniversary Celebration. No registration required.
Youll be laughing out loud as nationally-known family entertainer (and Oak Parker!) Chris Fascione brings childrens stories to life with his high-spirited and innovative performance. Full of energy, humor and imagination, Chris creates colorful characters through his unique combination of acting, storytelling, comedy, and juggling. Part of our 10th Anniversary Celebration. No registration required.
In celebration of 10 years in the Main Library and 110 years in Oak Park, the library will host a month-long community art exhibit at all three buildings. "Literary Explorations" will showcase work inspired by literature. Like the books in our collection, the artwork may evoke strong emotions, celebrate an author, or capture a setting.
See Oak Park writer/artist Bobbie Raymond and actress Sara Nichols present a one-act play titled Imaginary Interview with Elizabeth Vigee Le Brun."
Maggie Smith won an Oscar playing a self-deluded teacher in a 1930s British girls' school in this 1969 film directed by Ronald Neame.
From the dawn of sound, motion pictures audiences have enjoyed movie versions of dramatic works by significant playwrights. Join local
reviewer and film historian Doug Deuchler for a series featuring seven classic movies that made the transition from stage to screen.