The Fall Storytimes session runs from September 2 to December 21. Check the calendar for all storytime dates.

Guidelines

  • An Oak Park Public Library card is required to attend some of our storytimes. Non-resident guests are welcome to attend sessions which have been marked with an *.
  • Storytimes are drop-in, but room capacity is limited.
  • Latecomers may not be admitted.
  • Please arrive early and pick up your nametag at the service desk before storytime.
  • Please keep conversations and distractions to a minimum.
  • Snacks, toys, and phones should be put away.
  • Have fun, sing along, and check out some books to take back home!

Today's Storytimes

Friday, November 28, 2014 - 10:30am
Meeting Room - Dole Branch
Friday, November 28, 2014 - 11:00am
Meeting Room - Dole Branch

Schedule

Main Library

* indicates no OPPL library card required

Mondays

  • 10:30 AM, Preschool Pals
  • 11:00 AM, Preschool Playgroup*

Tuesdays

  • 9:30 AM, Bouncing Babies
  • 10:30 AM, Walking Wonders
  • 11:00 AM, Toddler Playgroup*
  • 4:00 PM, Sensory Storytime*
  • 4:30 PM, Sensory Playgroup*

Wednesdays

  • 9:30 AM, Walking Wonders
  • 10:30 AM, Terrific Tales for 2s and 3s
  • 11:00 AM, Toddler Playgroup*
  • 3:00 PM, Curiosity Club* 

Thursdays

  • 9:30 AM, Terrific Tales for 2s & 3s
  • 11:00 AM, Toddler Playgroup*

Saturdays

  • 10:00 AM, Pops & Tots*
  • 11:00 AM, Bouncing Babies*

Sundays

  • 1:30 PM, Preschool Pals*

 

Maze Branch

* indicates no OPPL library card required

Mondays

  • 10:30 AM, Bouncing Babies*
  • 11:00 AM, Baby Playgroup*

Wednesdays

  • 10:30 AM, Preschool Pals*
  • 11:00 AM, Preschool Playgroup*

Thursdays

  • 10:30 AM, Walking Wonders*
  • 11:00 AM, Toddler Playgroup*
 

Dole Branch

* indicates no OPPL library card required

Tuesdays

  • 10:30 AM, Walking Wonders*
  • 11:00 AM, Toddler Playgroup*

Wednesdays

  • 10:30 AM, Bouncing Babies*
  • 11:00 AM, Baby Playgroup*

Fridays

  • 10:30AM, Preschool Pals*
  • 11:00 AM, Preschool Playgroup*

Descriptions

  • Bouncing Babies 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. OPPL card required at Main Library.
  • Walking Wonders for 1s and 2s, with a caregiver. Created especially for curious wanderers, we bring stories to life by sharing delightful books, friendly puppets, music, and movement games. OPPL card required at Main Library.
  • Terrific Tales for 2s and 3s, with a caregiver. Your budding reader will practice listening and early literacy skills with exciting stories and interactive fun. OPPL card required at Main Library.
  • Preschool Pals 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 skills and supports school success. OPPL card required at Main Library.
  • Sensory Storytime for children 3+ with special needs and a caregiver. Designed for kids who may have a hard time sitting still or focusing in big groups. This class features stories, songs, and movement activities to enhance cognitive and social development. OPPL card not required.
  • Playgroups for various ages, with a caregiver. Hands-on and age appropriate pre-literacy activities for you to share with your child. OPPL card not required.
  • Pops & Tots for children 2 to 6 years, with their special guy. Designed for dads to have an opportunity to read, play, sing, and share fun storytime experiences with your kids in a relaxing environment. Moms are also welcome. OPPL card not required. 
  • Curiosity Club for kids 4 to 8 years. Designed for early elementary kids who are ready for more challenging picture books. Games, crafts, and activities will be matched with the stories in this hands-on session that is a great way to discover both new books and new friends. OPPL card not required. 

More Kid and Family Fun

For more kid and family fun, see our online calendar for events at all library locations for kids, tweens, teens and families