All Classes and Events

Fall Guide 2018
E.g., 12/17/2018
E.g., 12/17/2018

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Master teaching artists Leslie and Jay Cady use mime and juggling to help your little ones learn basic concepts they need for kindergarten. Children are guided through a mime alphabet by acting out illusions representing letters A to Z. Leslie and Jay juggle differently-shaped and -colored props and challenge kids to count, recognize repeating patterns and complete sets. All this fun aligns with National Council of Teachers of Mathematics standards. Best for ages K-1 and a caregiver, and fun for the whole family.

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This 20-minute storytime includes short stories, songs, fingerplays and movement activities to reinforce early language learning. Ages 2-3 years and a caregiver. 

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"My Gym" enhances your child's strength, flexibility and social skills. This session includes structured games, songs, dances, tumbling, music, puppets, relays and sports. Adult participation is required so come dressed to move with your little one! Best for birth to 2 years with a caregiver. Space is limited for these popular sessions. Register all attendees, adults and kids, online or call (913) 826-4600.

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A lapsit program of songs, rhymes and movement for the very  young. Introduce your little ones to sounds and rhythms of the spoken word and give them a head start on language learning. Birth to 24 months and a caregiver. Older siblings welcome. 

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Spanish-language learners, let us help you enhance your conversational skills. We'll read and discuss articles together, in Spanish. Good for intermediate and advanced levels.

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Actors don’t just speak their lines, they move around a lot, too. Some are known as “triple threats”: they can sing, dance and act. This could be the beginning of your kid becoming a triple threat or . . . a triple superpower. In this session, little ones can learn to command voice and body on stage through a series of fun games and exercises. The workshop is taught by well-known performer Brad Shaw. Arrive 15 minutes early to get a free ticket. Best for ages K-5.

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Small Meeting Room

The only thing as enjoyable as a good book is talking about it!

January: A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles 
February: Educated by Tara Westover
March: Warlight by Michael Ondaatje
April: Choose your own biography or memoir

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Small Meeting Room

Spanish-language learners, let us help you enhance your conversational skills. We'll read and discuss articles together, in Spanish. Good for intermediate and advanced levels. 

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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 examen de clasificación, tampoco es necesario inscribirse.

Adults interested in practicing English to improve their level, can attend free classes at the Oak Park Library every Saturday morning. The levels are basic,...

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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 examen de clasificación, tampoco es necesario inscribirse.

Adults interested in practicing English to improve their level, can attend free classes at the Oak Park Library every Saturday morning. The levels are basic,...

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