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Oceans of Snacks

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Main Library
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Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Elementary School, Middle School
Program Type: Kids & Families
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
The ocean is beautiful and delicious! Come in and taste-test a variety of snacks made from fish, seafood, and aquatic plants. For kids ages 8+.  ...
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Veterans Room
Meeting/Event Description
Come play chess at the Oak Park Public Library! USCF Membership will be needed to play. Tournament Format: 3 round Swiss tournament, G/65;d5 (65 minutes for each player for the game with a 5 second clock delay for each move) Sections: U1400 & Ope...
This event is in the "Kids & Families" group.
This event is in the "Storytimes" group.

Shake, Rattle & Read in Stevenson 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.

English Language Conversation

10:00am - 11:00am
Main Library
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Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Book Discussion Room
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Seats Remaining: 24
Event Details:
Join other English language learners to practice English and learn new vocabulary in an informal setting. Conversation facilitators will lead the session with a variety of topics for conversation. Free and open to all English language learners. ...

Identity

1:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Small Meeting Room
Meeting/Event Description
Book Discussion ...

Daisy Troop 47408

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Veterans Room
Meeting/Event Description
Daisy Girl Scout Meeting...
This event is in the "Kids & Families" group.
This event is in the "Storytimes" group.

Shake, Rattle & Read

10:30am - 11:00am
Maze Branch Library
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Library Branch: Maze Branch Library
Room: Maze Branch Meeting Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschool
Program Type: Kids & Families, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
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...

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Masks Encouraged

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

This event is in the "Careers & Businesses" group.

VIRTUAL: Tips for Online Applications

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual
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Library Branch: Virtual
Room: Virtual Program
Program Type: Careers & Businesses
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Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Did you know that online applications are run through a tracking system used as a screening tool by employers? Learn what to watch out for and how to answer questions, as well as tips and techniques for optimizing your resume for an Applicant Trackin...

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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.

Poetry Group

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Book Discussion Room
Meeting/Event Description
Poetry discussion group...
This event is in the "Kids & Families" group.
This event is in the "Storytimes" group.

Shake, Rattle & Read at Lindberg 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. Stay for a visit with the Book Bike! Best for families with kids 0-5. Weather permitting. ...

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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.

Young & Restless at Scoville Park

10:00am - 10:30am
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Kids & Families, Storytimes

Young & Restless

This class is designed for one-on-one interactions between caregivers and children birth to 24 months. Babies learn to associate books with fun and shared moments with their favorite adults. One-year-olds love to wander and listen while they explore, and caregivers can help them participate while on the move. Short books are paired with songs and rhymes that are modeled to introduce pre-literacy skills. See all upcoming storytimes »

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Weather permitting.   ...

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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.

VIRTUAL: Chair Yoga

12:30pm - 1:00pm
Virtual
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Library Branch: Virtual
Room: Virtual Program
Age Group: Adults, Older Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited

Chair Yoga

Calm and center your mind while moving your body through intentional poses and sequences. Chair yoga can improve your flexibility, concentration, and strength, while boosting your mood, and reducing stress and joint strain. Now is a great time to start a practice or revisit one.

What to know before you join

  • Chair yoga and meditation are accessible and open for all
  • Dress comfortably
  • Find a location where you can focus and dedicate 30 minutes to you
  • You are not required to keep your camera on
  • Prepare to take time to match your movement and motion and have a little fun
  • Have a chair that can be stationary

About the instructor
Instructor DuShaun Branch is focused on bringing yoga to as many BIPOC and plus-sized communities as possible. She believes people not only need rest and relaxation, but resistance. Yoga is a powerful way to tap into the balance of ease and positive effort. DuShaun teaches through the lens of equity and trauma-informed, hosting classes in “nontraditional” settings all over the city. She intends on taking down as many barriers as possible to bring yoga to those who are looking for calm and relaxed minds. DuShaun truly believes yoga is for all, and shares that throughout Chicago and beyond.

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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.

This event is in the "Arts & Culture" group.
This event is in the "Civic Learning" group.
This event is in the "Kids & Families" group.
This event is in the "Students Grades 6-12" group.

Upcycle Craft: Make a Geranium for Aquatic Plants

3:30pm - 5:00pm
Main Library
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Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Elementary School, Middle School
Program Type: Arts & Culture, Civic Learning, Kids & Families, Students Grades 6-12
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Seats Remaining: 14
Event Details:
Keep plastics out of our oceans and make something beautiful—a geranium made from an upcycled glass jar. Learn how to build a geranium with library-supplied materials and take home some cool aquatic plants! For ages 7-12.   ...

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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.

Supported Storytime

4:00pm - 4:30pm
Dole Branch Library
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Library Branch: Dole Branch Library
Room: Dole Branch Meeting Room
Age Group: Preschool, Elementary School
Program Type: Kids & Families, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
Designed for children with disabilities ages 3+ with caregiver support. Classes are structured with visual schedules and include fun picture books and songs, with fine and gross motor movement activities. Sensory supports like lap weights and fidget ...

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Masks Encouraged

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

Trusource Testing

4:30pm - 8:30pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Small Meeting Room
Meeting/Event Description
TESTING FOR TRUSOURCE STUDENTS...
This event is in the "Arts & Culture" group.
This event is in the "Kids & Families" group.
This event is in the "Multicultural" group.

Noche de Loteria/Loteria Night

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Offsite
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Library Branch: Offsite
Age Group: Elementary School, Middle School, High School, Adults, Older Adults
Program Type: Arts & Culture, Kids & Families, Multicultural
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Noche de Loteria ¡Disfruta una noche de Lotería con tu familia y amigos y gana premios! ¡Para todas las edades! Durante la noche hablaremos en español y ingles. Este evento va tomar lugar en el restaurante Tacos '76 ubicado en 838 Madiso...

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Masks Encouraged

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

This event is in the "Library Board" group.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Veterans Room
Program Type: Library Board

Board Meeting

Library board meetings are open to the public. Learn more at oppl.org/board »

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Meeting agenda and materials will be linked from this page—and via oppl.org/board—48 hours before the meeting date. ...
This event is in the "Arts & Culture" group.

VIRTUAL: Adult Improv

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
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Library Branch: Virtual
Room: Virtual Program
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Culture
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Looking for a way to let your inner comedian run free? Want to improve your quick-thinking skills? Join us for a night of spontaneous comedy. All skill levels welcome. Warning: hilarity will ensue. Register now. Topic: VIRTUAL: Adult Improv Time:...
This event is in the "Arts & Culture" group.
This event is in the "Health & Wellness" group.

Art & Nostalgia Series: Abstract Fauvist Paintings

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: 10
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 27:...

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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 » ...

Disclaimer(s)

Masks Encouraged

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