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This event is in the "Arts & Culture" group.
This event is in the "Authors & Books" group.

Idea Box: National Poetry Month

All Day 4/12 - 4/30
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Idea Box
Program Type: Arts & Culture, Authors & Books
Event Details:
National Poetry Month was debuted in 1996 by the Academy of American Poets. This commemorates poets' pivotal contributions to literature and the arts. The National Poetry Month display in the windows of the Main Library Idea Box highlights four Oak P...
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:
From the artist: "The grid comprises a new and ongoing body of work for me, which bridges abstraction and representational elements in my paintings. I also make use of collage in my work. I configure, borrow, and combine elements from my previous wo...

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9:00am - 9:00pm
Maze Branch Library
This is not a library-led event.
Library Branch: Maze Branch Library
Room: Maze Branch Meeting Room
This event is in the "Kids & Families" group.
This event is in the "Storytimes" group.

Shake, Rattle & Read in the Storytime Room

10:00am - 10:30am
Main Library
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Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschool
Program Type: Kids & Families, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 28
Event Details:
This storytime is designed for one-on-one interactions between caregivers and children up to age 5. Music and movement are paired in this big, joyful class. Get ready to sing and dance with your child! Register for each class you will attend, once...

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Masks Encouraged

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

Tutor

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Dole Branch Library
This is not a library-led event.
Library Branch: Dole Branch Library
Room: Dole Branch Meeting Room
This event is in the "Students Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Students Grades 9-12" group.

MHS: Job Readiness Series

3:30pm - 5:00pm
Main Library
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Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Middle School, High School
Program Type: Students Grades 6-8, Students Grades 9-12
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Details:
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This event is in the "Careers & Businesses" group.
This event is in the "Equity & Anti-Racism" group.
This event is in the "Health & Wellness" group.
This event is in the "Students Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Students Grades 9-12" group.

Access Granted Co-Ed Mentor Program

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Main Library
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Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Middle School, High School
Program Type: Careers & Businesses, Equity & Anti-Racism, Health & Wellness, Students Grades 6-8, Students Grades 9-12
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 40
Event Details:
This program offers mentorship to students grades 6th through 12th, providing them with invaluable educational opportunities and nurturing personal growth. Our principal goal is to cultivate a broad spectrum of social-emotional learning competencies,...
This event is in the "Students Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Students Grades 9-12" group.

Money on My Mind: Youth Financial Literacy Series

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Main Library
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Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Middle School Space
Age Group: Middle School, High School
Program Type: Students Grades 6-8, Students Grades 9-12
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 50
Event Details:
Join Byline Bank representatives as they educate middle and high schoolers on the benefits of personal financial management. This four-part Financial Literacy Series includes but is not limited to, understanding a paycheck, credit, loans, taxes, the ...
This event is in the "Digital Learning" group.
This event is in the "Kids & Families" group.

Oak Park STEAM Fest

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Main Library
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Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Elementary School, Middle School
Program Type: Digital Learning, Kids & Families
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 306
Event Details:
Experience the wide world of STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) at hands-on robotics, coding, and art stations set up throughout the library!  Also, celebrate the Oak Park Elementary School District 97's One Book, On...

Speakers Forum

9:00am - 12:45pm
Main Library
This is not a library-led event.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Small Meeting Room

Parent & Child Group

9:30am - 12:00pm
Main Library
This is not a library-led event.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Veterans Room
Meeting/Event Description
monthly parent and child group to discuss developmental milestones and build social skills...

Learning Lab

10:00am - 10:30am
Main Library
This is not a library-led event.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Creative Studio
This event is in the "Kids & Families" group.

Building With Blocks

10:00am - 12:00pm
Main Library
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Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschool
Program Type: Kids & Families
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 49

Building With Blocks

We provide the wooden building blocks; you provide the imagination! For ages 0-5.

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

Shake, Rattle & Read at Dole

10:30am - 11:00am
Dole Branch Library
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Library Branch: Dole Branch Library
Room: Dole Branch Meeting Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschool
Program Type: Kids & Families, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Event Details:
An energetic program designed for children up to age 5, with caregivers. Get ready to sing, dance, and listen to great stories! Register for each class you will attend. No need to fill out the form for each family member, just once per group. Walk...

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Masks Encouraged

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

This event is in the "Arts & Culture" group.
This event is in the "Digital Learning" group.

Media Preservation Station Overview

11:00am - 12:00pm
Main Library
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Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Creative Studio
Age Group: High School, Adults, Older Adults
Program Type: Arts & Culture, Digital Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
Curious about the library's Media Preservation tools? This program will review the library's different resources for digitizing different types of media—including VHS tapes, cassette tapes, film negatives, and more. We will explain some best pra...

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Masks Encouraged

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

Weekly knitting group

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Main Library
This is not a library-led event.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Conference Room
Meeting/Event Description
Oak park residents who meet weekly to knit and socialize...
This event is in the "Kids & Families" group.

Read to a Dog

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Children's Services Area
Age Group: Preschool, Elementary School
Program Type: Kids & Families
Event Details:
Dogs love to hear kids read and appreciate the cuddles as well! Come to the Children's Desk to sign up for a 10 minute reading slot. Book suggestions provided, or choose your own. "Spots" limited, first-come, first-served! ...