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Rush Program

9:00am - 2:00pm
Main Library
This is not a library-led event.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Small Meeting Room
This event is in the "Kids & Families" group.
This event is in the "Storytimes" group.
Library Branch: Offsite
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschool
Program Type: Kids & Families, Storytimes
Event Details:
We’re partnering with the Park District of Oak Park to bring the library to your neighborhood! Share books, songs, and play with fun storytimes in our parks. Best for families with kids 0-5. Weather permitting.  See all upcoming storytimes » ...

Disclaimer(s)

Masks Encouraged

Masks for everyone age 2+ are encouraged while attending this program.

This event is in the "Kids & Families" group.

Baby/Toddler Yoga

11:00am - 11:45am
Main Library
Registration closed
Required
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Kids & Families
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
Join certified teacher Kim Vulinovic from Fountain of Youth Yoga in Oak Park for a caregiver yoga class that will include your babies and toddlers.  ...

Disclaimer(s)

Masks Encouraged

Masks for everyone age 2+ are encouraged while attending this program.

Physical Activity

By joining this class, you declare that you are physically fit and ready to participate and understand any physical activity may involve some risk of injury. You may rest at any time during the class. It is your responsibility to consult with your physician with respect to any past or present injury, illness, health problem, or any other condition or medication that may affect your participation.

The participant assumes all risks of injury and illness that may result from such participation. The participant agrees to waive and release the Oak Park Public Library, its officers, employees, trustees, and agents and shall hold such persons/entity harmless from any and all liability for any claim, suit, or other cause of action which might arise from injuries, illness, damages, or loss which may occur on account of participation in such activities.

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Stretchlab

2:00pm - 7:00pm
Main Library
This is not a library-led event.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Lobby Community Space
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Collab4kids

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Maze Branch Library
This is not a library-led event.
Library Branch: Maze Branch Library
Room: Maze Branch Meeting Room
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OPSD97 Speech Pathologist

3:15pm - 4:15pm
Dole Branch Library
This is not a library-led event.
Library Branch: Dole Branch Library
Room: Dole Branch Meeting Room
Meeting/Event Description
OP97 speech pathologist will be meeting ...
This event is in the "Equity & Anti-Racism" group.
This event is in the "Kids & Families" group.

A Library for Everyone: Building Friendships & Empathy

3:30pm - 4:00pm
Main Library
Registration closed
Required
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Elementary School
Program Type: Equity & Anti-Racism, Kids & Families
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Details:
We believe in the power of kids to make the world better for everyone! Using a framework from The Nora Project, we'll focus on age-appropriate lessons around emotional literacy (the ability to “read” emotions in oneself and/or others) and then have d...

Disclaimer(s)

Masks Encouraged

Masks for everyone age 2+ are encouraged while attending this program.

This event is in the "Students Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Students Grades 9-12" group.

Teen Services: Pokémon Club

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: High School Space
Age Group: Middle School, High School
Program Type: Students Grades 6-8, Students Grades 9-12
Event Details:
Join us for a weekly Pokemon Fan Club! There will be tables set up where you can learn and play the Pokemon Trading Card Game, and plug-in ports are available to charge up any handheld devices so Pokemon GO gamers are absolutely welcome! Snacks wi...

Disclaimer(s)

Masks Encouraged

Masks for everyone age 2+ are encouraged while attending this program.

This event is in the "Digital Learning" group.
This event is in the "Kids & Families" group.

Tech Wednesday: Get Rolling With the Sphero Mini Robot

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Main Library
Registration closed
Required
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Elementary School
Program Type: Digital Learning, Kids & Families
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:
Learn and practice coding with the Sphero mini robot and app. In this interactive program, kids will work together to explore block coding with the Sphero mini robot and have fun with different coding activities and challenges. For grades 3-5. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Masks Encouraged

Masks for everyone age 2+ are encouraged while attending this program.

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Oak Park CashFlow 101 Game Night

5:30pm - 8:30pm
Main Library
This is not a library-led event.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Small Meeting Room
Meeting/Event Description
We have played the Cashflow game here for four years. Everyone has been asking when will the meetings continue. This is an entry-level game created by Rich Dad author Robert Kiyosaki, Cashflow ...
This event is in the "Arts & Culture" group.

VIRTUAL: Martin Luther King & the October Surprise

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Virtual
Registration closed
Required
Library Branch: Virtual
Room: Virtual Program
Age Group: Adults, Older Adults
Program Type: Arts & Culture
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
As the Sensational Sixties loomed, the election of 1960 was the gateway to a decade of incredible transformation. As the candidates made their last-ditch efforts, previously unknown factors were revealed: the growing movement of sit-ins and the growi...

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Virtual Program

After you register (below), you will receive an email with a specific Zoom link to join the event.

By registering, you agree to library policy and understand that no conduct is permitted that may reasonably be expected to create a disturbance or otherwise interfere with the safe use and enjoyment of the library and program by others. All times are listed in Central time.

This event is in the "Arts & Culture" group.
This event is in the "Authors & Books" group.
Library Branch: Virtual
Room: Virtual Program
Age Group: Adults, Older Adults
Program Type: Arts & Culture, Authors & Books
Event Details:
CANCELLED. TO BE RESCHEDULED FOR LATER DATE IN 2023 Join us for an evening with two-time National Book Award winner Jesmyn Ward as she discusses how her literary vision and personal experiences address urgent questions about racism and social inju...

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Illinois Libraries Present Virtual Program

After you register (using the registration link above), you will receive an email with a specific Zoom link to join the event.

By registering, you agree to library policy and understand that no conduct is permitted that may reasonably be expected to create a disturbance or otherwise interfere with the safe use and enjoyment of the library and program by others. All times are listed in Central time.

This event is made possible by Illinois Libraries Present, a statewide collaboration among 200+ public libraries—including Oak Park Public Library—offering high-quality events for participating member libraries of all sizes and budgets.

Illinois Libraries Present is committed to inclusion and accessibility. To request accommodations, please email illinoislibrariespresent@gmail.com.

This event is in the "Arts & Culture" group.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Gallery
Age Group: Adults, Older Adults
Program Type: Arts & Culture
Event Details:
Meet the artist and enjoy light refreshments. After years of drawing and painting "unpopulated" cityscapes (alleys and streets without people), Tim Leeming began a project to rediscover the faces of people he knew best, faces of friends. Using ref...

Disclaimer(s)

Masks Encouraged

Masks for everyone age 2+ are encouraged while attending this program.