All Classes and Events

E.g., 09/19/2019
E.g., 09/19/2019

Adults interested in practicing English to improve their level can attend free classes at Oak Park Library every Saturday morning. The levels are basic, intermediate and advanced. There is no registration or exams.

Los adultos interesados en recibir clases de inglés para mejorar su nivel, pueden asistir a las clases que se imparten en la Biblioteca de Oak Park todos los sábados en la mañana. Los cursos de inglés que se imparten son: básico, intermedio y avanzado, los interesados pueden ir los sábados en la mañana para asistir a las clases gratuitas sin necesidad de que presenten...

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Johnson County Genealogical Society helps you discover many research resources. Society meetings cover business items and training sessions. Learn about the workings of the JCGS as well as specific genealogy research topics.

September: Breaking through your genealogy research brick walls
November: Postcards from the past: finding clues to your family history

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Do you have questions about the upcoming election? The Johnson County League of Women Voters will be on hand to register new voters, help registered voters update your names and addresses, distribute absentee ballot applications and answer your general voting questions.

 

 

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The Young Adult Literary Council is our group of teen Library consultants. We meet monthly to share favorite books, review titles for the Library website and participate in fun activities. You can meet new people, have a snack and receive volunteer credit hours for your time with us. We meet at three different Libraries so you can find a group close by and drop in with us.

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People and animals have feelings in common. This interactive presentation helps you appreciate similarities and differences in pet and human brains, emotions and social chemistry. You’ll leave the session with a greater understanding of empathy and an increased motivation to care for your family pets and all living things.

Designed especially for the Library and presented by Ashley Stanley of Wayside Waifs. A live animal will be present at this program.

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Help your family history research using genetic genealogy. Whether you are just starting to think about taking a DNA test or have already tested yourself, your great aunt and a dozen fourth cousins twice removed, this group is for you. This discussion will be about bringing it all together: a case study on how DNA, traditional genealogy and collaboration was used to solve a 100-year brick wall.

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Music with Mar is an early childhood music and movement program using brain research-based activities. Get ready to sing and move to catchy songs, use rhythm sticks and have fun with puppets along with your child. Best for ages 2-5, siblings welcome. Presented by Miss Stephanie of Music with Mar. Space is limited. Pick up a free ticket at the Youth Services Desk when you arrive.

 

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A lapsit storytime of songs, rhymes, and movement for babies. Introduce your little ones to the sounds and rhythms of the spoken word and give them a head start on language learning. Designed for birth to 18 months and a caregiver. Siblings welcome.

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Toddlers will enjoy this storytime with short stories, songs, fingerplays, and movement activities to reinforce early language learning. Designed for ages 18 months to 3 years and a caregiver. Siblings welcome. Seating is limited. Please arrive early to pick up a name tag at the desk near the Storytime Room.

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