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Main: Young & Restless

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Main Library
First Floor - Storytime Room
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. Limit: 20. Oak Park Public Library card required at the Main Library.
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Dole: Shake, Rattle and Read

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Dole Branch
Meeting Room - Dole Branch
An energetic program designed for children of all ages, with caregiver support. The importance of music and movement in pre-literacy is emphasized to get everyone up on their feet and singing with loud enthusiasm.
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Baby and Toddler Art Exploration

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main Library
First Floor - Storytime Room
Creative play is important for baby and toddlers as they explore their world and strengthen their fingers to later hold pencils and books! Join us for fun, age-appropriate art books and many different art and activity stations. For ages 0-24 months, with a caregiver. 
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Main: Stories on Saturday

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Main Library
First Floor - Storytime Room
Drop-in family storytime. Children aged 2 to 6 and their caregiver attend at 10am for a big, lively storytime that is full of favorites. Children birth to 24 months attend Young & Restless at 11am with a caregiver for short books paired with songs and rhymes modeled to introduce pre-literacy skills.
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Main: Stories on Saturday: Young & Restless

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Main Library
First Floor - Storytime Room
Drop-in family storytime. 

Children ages 2 to 6 and their caregiver attend at 10 am for a big, lively storytime that is full of favorites.

Children birth to 24 months attend Young & Restless at 11 am with a caregiver for short books paired with songs and rhymes modeled to introduce pre-literacy skills.
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Stop-Motion Animation Workshop

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Main Library
First Floor - Storytime Room
Try your hand at making a stop-motion animation movie with Steve & Kate's Camp. Plus, if you really love this method of storytelling, find out how to use it as a form of environmental activism, by participating in One Earth Film Festival's Young Filmmakers Competition. 
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Kids' Improv Workshop

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Maze Branch
Meeting Room - Maze Branch
Calling kids (grades 1-4) for improvisational drama games! Never acted before but always wanted to try? Looking for a way to build your sharing and cooperation skills? Come join us for fun and games that are sure to test your quick-thinking skills. And remember, in improv, everyone wins! Warning: hilarity will ensue...
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Winter Solstice Craft

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Dole Branch
Meeting Room - Dole Branch
It may be the shortest day of the year, but the library will be filled with light and wonder. The whole family is invited for this craft celebrating the Winter Solstice. Ages 5+. 
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