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Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Veterans Room
Meeting/Event Description
The Oak Park Health Department is hosting a stakeholder meeting for our 5-year community strategic health plan, the IPLAN. Invited guests will be reviewing data and strategizing goals for public health services and programming. ...
This event is in the "Students Grades 6-12" group.

Teen Activities: Dole

1:00pm - 5:00pm
Dole Branch Library
Library Branch: Dole Branch Library
Room: Dole Branch Meeting Room
Age Group: Middle School, High School
Program Type: Students Grades 6-12
Event Details:
Join us for board games, snacks, relaxing coloring, and more at the Dole Branch every Tuesday this Summer.  So bring your friends and come hang out for a while!   Teens ages 13-18 welcome! ...

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Masks Encouraged

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

This event is in the "Health & Wellness" group.

IN-PERSON & VIRTUAL: Memory Cafe

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Offsite
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Library Branch: Offsite
Age Group: Adults, Older Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited

Memory Cafe

Designed for individuals living with memory loss and their care partners to have a safe space in the community to connect through conversation and enjoyable activities, Memory Cafe is a partnership of Oak Park Township Senior Services, River Forest Public Library, and Oak Park Public Library.

Event Details:
This event will be held both virtually via Zoom and in-person, outside at the Oak Park Township Senior Services office, 130 S. Oak Park Ave., Oak Park. ...

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Masks Encouraged

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

Virtual & In-Person Program

After you register (below), you will receive an email with information about attending in person and a specific link to join the event virtually.

Please indicate whether you plan to attend the event in person or virtually when you register. 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 "Students Grades 6-12" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Book Discussion Room
Age Group: Middle School, High School
Program Type: Students Grades 6-12
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
After going through Adventurer Training, discover being a Game Master, pulling the strings and running the game!  Sign up for another week of training with this two-day workshop where you'll dive deeper into the rules, learn to run a game, ma...

Disclaimer(s)

Masks Encouraged

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

This event is in the "Health & Wellness" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Virtual
Room: Virtual Program
Age Group: Adults, Older Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Plant-forward dishes are vibrant and delicious, and they can nourish us in many ways. With this versatile and sustainable approach to food, you don't necessarily have to exclude meat, but rather allow plants to take center stage. In this class, you w...

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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 "Health & Wellness" group.

Art & Nostalgia Series: Watercolor Landscape

9:30am - 11:30am
Main Library
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Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Older Adults
Program Type: Arts & Culture, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:
Come learn and express yourself in a series of workshops from Slowfire Oak Park designed to spark memory and spur narrative. You're invited to attend any or all sessions. See the schedule below to register for each session. July 20:...

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Masks Encouraged

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

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

Shake, Rattle & Read at Scoville Park

10:00am - 10:30am
Offsite
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 » ...

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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 "Students Grades 6-12" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Veterans Room
Age Group: Middle School, High School
Program Type: Arts & Culture, Students Grades 6-12
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 120
Event Details:
Join us Wednesdays from 11 am to 2 pm for a five-week performing arts camp designed to encourage youth to explore a musical concept of choice. For students in grades 6-12. Register now for any or all sessions you'd like to attend » During thi...

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Masks Encouraged

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

Music to Me: Performing Arts Camp

11:00am - 2:00pm
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Middle School, High School
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Join us Wednesdays from 11 am to 2 pm for a six-week performing arts camp designed to encourage youth to explore a musical concept of choice. For students in grades 6-12.  ...
This event is in the "Arts & Culture" group.

Words on Wednesday: "The Loop"

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Main Library
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Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Book Discussion Room
Age Group: Adults, Older Adults
Program Type: Arts & Culture
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25

Words on Wednesday

Expect stimulating conversation about fiction and nonfiction titles selected by Adult Services Librarians. Learn more about library-led book discussions »

Event Details:
In Jeremy Robert Johnson's The Loop, a biotech experiment gone wrong renders a small western Oregon tourist town the epicenter of an inexplicable outbreak that causes infected patients to turn murderous, challenging a small group of ou...

Disclaimer(s)

Masks Encouraged

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

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

Teen Activities: Maze

1:00pm - 5:00pm
Maze Branch Library
Library Branch: Maze Branch Library
Room: Maze Branch Meeting Room
Age Group: Middle School, High School
Program Type: Students Grades 6-12
Event Details:
Join us for board games, snacks, relaxing coloring, and more at the Maze Branch every Wednesday this Summer.  So bring your friends and come hang out for a while!   Teens ages 13-18 welcome! ...

Disclaimer(s)

Masks Encouraged

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

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

Teen Services: Pokémon Club

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library
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Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Book Discussion Room
Age Group: Middle School, High School
Program Type: Students Grades 6-12
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 50
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.
This event is in the "Students Grades 6-12" group.

Tech Wednesday: Squishy Circuits (Ages 9-12)

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Main Library
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Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Children's Services Area
Age Group: Elementary School, Middle School
Program Type: Digital Learning, Kids & Families, Students Grades 6-12
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Details:
Experiment with playdough, batteries, and LED lights to build a circuit! For ages 9-12. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Masks Encouraged

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

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. Stay for a visit with the Book Bike! Best for families with kids 0-5. Weather permitting. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Masks Encouraged

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

Colwald Banker

12:00pm - 1:30pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Small Meeting Room
This event is in the "Students Grades 6-12" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Book Discussion Room
Age Group: Middle School, High School
Program Type: Students Grades 6-12
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
After going through Adventurer Training, discover being a Game Master, pulling the strings and running the game!  Sign up for another week of training with this two-day workshop where you'll dive deeper into the rules, learn to run a game, ma...

Disclaimer(s)

Masks Encouraged

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

Show Out! Teen Talent Showcase

4:00pm - 6:30pm
Main Library
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Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Veterans Room
Age Group: High School
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 80
Event Details:
Are you a teen with talent? Want a safe space to share it with peers? Come to "Show Out!" the teen talent showcase where you're allowed to express your gifts and be supported by other teens.  ...

Disclaimer(s)

Masks Encouraged

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

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

Shake, Rattle & Read

10:30am - 11:00am
Dole Branch Library
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Registration
Library Branch: Dole Branch Library
Room: Dole Branch Meeting Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschool
Program Type: Kids & Families, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:
An energetic program designed for children up to age 5, with caregiver support. 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 grou...

Disclaimer(s)

Masks Encouraged

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

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

Dungeons & Dragons Summer Bootcamp: July Game Night

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Main Library
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Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Book Discussion Room
Age Group: Middle School, High School
Program Type: Students Grades 6-12
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
Greetings Teen Adventurers! Now that you know the rules, it's time to play the game!  Anyone who has joined us for an Adventurer Training event this summer is invited to sign up for Game Night and play a one-shot Dungeons & Dragons game h...

Disclaimer(s)

Masks Encouraged

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