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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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Book Bike: Thursday Night Out

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Book Bike
Join the Book Bike in Downtown Oak Park for Thursday Night Out! (Weather permitting.) 

Visitors strolling Marion Street are encouraged to stop by and see what the Book Bike is all about! Check out materials, sign up for library cards, and learn about our Summer Reading Program, "Reading Takes You Everywhere," which runs June 1 through August 21. 

Thursday Night Out, Oak Park’s popular dine-around series, runs May 24 through August 30 from 5:00 - 9:00 pm.  Twenty Downtown Oak Park restaurants offer a variety of drinks, appetizers, entrees and desserts on the TNO menu and allow diners to eat inside or carry out. This year, the festivities include family-friendly activities, a balloon artist, and a free world music concert series. Learn more about Downtown Oak Park

Thursday Night Out takes place rain or shine, but the Book Bike will pop-up weather permitting. 

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Book Bike: Wonder Works Children's Museum

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Book Bike
Join the Book Bike at Wonder Works Children's Museum (6445 W. North Ave.) for their series of Nature & Science programs this summer (weather permitting). 

On August 24, we'll be stocked up with library materials that complement the Nature & Science theme that day: What's Inside?  

Visitors to the museum can stop by the Book Bike to check out materials, sign up for library cards, and learn more about our Summer Reading Program, "Reading Takes You Everywhere!" 

Learn more about Oak Park's Book Bike.
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Pop-Up Library in the Parks

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Book Bike

Share books, songs and play with a fun storytime at Field Park (935 Woodbine Ave.)!

Check out books from the Book Bike, sign up for library cards and the Summer Reading Program, and engage with local neighborhood families and daycare providers.

The library will be popping up at park locations across Oak Park two Tuesdays a month, June - September, weather permitting:

June 5: 3:30 - 4:30 pm | Maple Park

June 19: 10:00 - 11:00 am | Euclid Square Park

July 3: 3:30 - 4:30 pm | Rehm Park

July 17: 10:00 - 11:00 am | Barrie Park

August 7: 10:00 - 11:00 am | Andersen Park

August 28: 3:30 - 4:30 pm | Field Park

September 11: 10:00 - 11:00 am | Mills Park

September 18: 3:30 - 4:30 pm | Fox Park

Best for: Families, Daycares & Preschools, Children ages 0-5.

Join in the fun! Open to all - No registration required.

Presented in partnership with the Collaboration for Early Childhood, New Moms, and the Park District of Oak Park.

Learn more about Oak Park's Book Bike and follow along on social media with #OPbookbike.

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