Tuesday, Oct. 21, 7-8 PM, Main Library

Are you looking for highly interactive early learning apps? Children's Librarian Anne Bensfield will walk you through several apps that you can play with your little one to have hours of endless fun. Best for parents of children up to age 6. Registration required.


Especially for boys in grades 4-6. No need to pre-read anything! For more information on the Guys Read project, visit

Ghostly and Ghoulish Tales

Friday, Oct. 24, 4-5 PM, Main Library

In the mood for a spine-tingling, leave-the-lights-on-at-night kind of story? Then this Guys Read is for you!

Adventures in Time Travel

Friday, Nov. 21, 4-5 PM, Main Library

Would you like to try time travel? Books set in the past might be just your speed! In this month's Guys Read, we'll focus on historical stories, some about real people and others just set in different times. 


Enchanted Halloween: Trick or Treat with Your Favorite Book Characters

Saturday, Oct. 25, 6-7:30 PM, Dole Branch

Ever wondered how your favorite book characters would celebrate Halloween? Join us for games, crafts, stories and refreshments in a family-friendly atmosphere. Costumes encouraged, but not required. Ages 4-10, with an adult. Registration with Oak Park Public Library card necessary.

Animals of the World Show

Monday, Nov. 10, 1-1:45 PM, Maze Branch

Animal Quest introduces us to a variety of mammals, reptiles, birds, amphibians, insects, and arachnids from around the world! Through an interactive, hands-on presentation, learn about the White-Nosed Coatimundi, the Flemish Giant Rabbit, the Patagonian Cavy, the skinny pig, the Chilean Rose-Haired Tarantula, the Pixie Frog, the Red-Footed Tortoise, the Albino Burmese Python, the Chinese Water Dragon, and the Severe Macaw. Best for ages 4+. Registration with Oak Park Public Library card necessary.