Oops!
Start Date is not before End Date

Filter Events by



VIRTUAL: Shake, Rattle and Read

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Virtual & Offsite
Virtual Program
Join your favorite librarians live via Zoom for books, songs, movement, and lots of fun! These storytimes are best for kids up to age 5.

REGISTER IN ZOOM NOW: After you register, you will receive a specific Zoom link to join the event. This link will be good for all March storytime classes on Wednesdays and Saturdays.
View More

VIRTUAL: Shake, Rattle and Read

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Virtual & Offsite
Virtual Program
Join your favorite librarians live via Zoom for books, songs, movement, and lots of fun! These storytimes are best for kids up to age 5.

REGISTER IN ZOOM NOW: After you register, you will receive a specific Zoom link to join the event. This link will be good for all March storytime classes on Wednesdays and Saturdays.
View More

VIRTUAL: Shake, Rattle and Read

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Virtual & Offsite
Virtual Program
Join your favorite librarians live via Zoom for books, songs, movement, and lots of fun! These storytimes are best for kids up to age 5.

REGISTER IN ZOOM NOW: After you register, you will receive a specific Zoom link to join the event. This link will be good for all March storytime classes on Wednesdays and Saturdays.
View More

VIRTUAL: Shake, Rattle and Read

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Virtual & Offsite
Virtual Program
Join your favorite librarians live via Zoom for books, songs, movement, and lots of fun! These storytimes are best for kids up to age 5.

REGISTER IN ZOOM NOW: After you register, you will receive a specific Zoom link to join the event. This link will be good for all March storytime classes on Wednesdays and Saturdays.
View More

VIRTUAL: TechGirlz Workshop: You Can Be a Photographer: Photography For Marketing

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Virtual & Offsite
Virtual Program

In this workshop, students in grades 5-8 will learn how to put a new background on their photographs, as well as some other fun features and effects using free computer software (PIXLR) and a smartphone app called PhotoLayers.


They will discover the impact made by editing photos and how the techniques are used in marketing and advertising. Come edit yourself into a beautiful winter wonderland!


Please create a free PIXLR account prior to the workshop. We will provide stock photos to edit, but the student may have their own photos as well. Laptop, Mac, PC, or Chromebook with internet access required.

REGISTER IN ZOOM NOW: After you register, you will receive a specific Zoom link to join the event.

ABOUT TECHGIRLZ

TechGirlz provides workshops to girls, virtually, with the help of industry professionals and community leaders. TechGirlz’ mission is to inspire middle school girls to explore the possibilities of technology to empower their future careers; to develop a lifelong passion and confidence in their use of technology. Are you a teen ages 15-17 and want to volunteer with TechGirlz? Learn more »


Please join us for any and all virtual programs in this series:

View More

VIRTUAL: Cozy Pajama Storytime

7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Virtual & Offsite
Virtual Meeting Space
Join us via Zoom for a special cozy snowy storytime! Wear your favorite warm pajamas and bring your favorite cuddly stuffie to enjoy fun  stories songs. Best for kids up through age 6.

REGISTER IN ZOOM: After you register, you will receive a specific Zoom link to join the event.

Also join us on
View More

VIRTUAL: Shake, Rattle and Read

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Virtual & Offsite
Virtual Program
Join your favorite librarians live via Zoom for books, songs, movement, and lots of fun! These storytimes are best for kids up to age 5.

REGISTER IN ZOOM NOW: After you register, you will receive a specific Zoom link to join the event. This link will be good for all March storytime classes on Wednesdays and Saturdays.
View More

VIRTUAL: Middle School Book Group (Grades 5-8): Sheets

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Virtual & Offsite
Virtual Program
Meet virtually with students in grades 5-8 as we share thoughts and opinions on this month's book: Sheets by Brenna Thummler.

When Marjorie, a practical teen in charge of her family's laundry business, encounters Wendell, a ghost seeking purpose in the forbidden human world, the pair must find a solution to Wendell's hauntings that are causing chaos in Marjorie's life.
  • Copies are available for checkout in the library's catalog or for download through Hoopla.
  • Need help getting started with Hoopla? Watch how-to videos at oppl.org/how-to-library »
  • Middle School Book Group is an open discussion as everyone goes around sharing their thoughts and opinions on the literature, which is geared toward their age group.
REGISTER IN ZOOM NOW: After you register, you will receive a specific Zoom link to join the event for all four sessions.

Join us for any all meetings held Fridays, 5-6 pm:

View More

VIRTUAL: Shake, Rattle and Read

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Virtual & Offsite
Virtual Program
Join your favorite librarians live via Zoom for books, songs, movement, and lots of fun! These storytimes are best for kids up to age 5.

REGISTER IN ZOOM NOW: After you register, you will receive a specific Zoom link to join the event. This link will be good for all March storytime classes on Wednesdays and Saturdays.
View More

VIRTUAL: Shake, Rattle and Read

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Virtual & Offsite
Virtual Program
Join your favorite librarians live via Zoom for books, songs, movement, and lots of fun! These storytimes are best for kids up to age 5.

REGISTER IN ZOOM NOW: After you register, you will receive a specific Zoom link to join the event. This link will be good for all March storytime classes on Wednesdays and Saturdays.
View More

Supported Storytime: Welcome Spring!

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Virtual & Offsite
Virtual Program
Join us for a celebration of spring! This storytime is designed especially for children with disabilities ages 2-7 with a caregiver. Siblings welcome. This class will be led by Miss Katie from Gail Borden Public Library District.

REGISTER NOW ON THE GAIL BORDEN PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT WEBSITE: You do not need to enter your library card number at registration. All registered participants will receive an email with the class Zoom login and login instructions. 

This class is part of a partnership with Oak Park Public Library, Gail Borden Public Library, Fox River Valley Public Library District, Glen Ellyn Public Library, Des Plaines Public Library, Skokie Public Library, Arlington Heights Memorial Library, Deerfield Public Library, Vernon Area Public Library.
View More

VIRTUAL: Shake, Rattle and Read

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Virtual & Offsite
Virtual Program
Join your favorite librarians live via Zoom for books, songs, movement, and lots of fun! These storytimes are best for kids up to age 5.

REGISTER IN ZOOM NOW: After you register, you will receive a specific Zoom link to join the event. This link will be good for all March storytime classes on Wednesdays and Saturdays.
View More

VIRTUAL: Mask Sewing With Sky Cubacub (Part 1 of 2)

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Virtual & Offsite
Virtual Program
Curious about how to make your very own face cover? Designer Sky Cubacub will demonstrate how to make a mask in part one of this two-part virtual program for young adults in grades 4-8.

Supplies needed for this program:
  • 1/3 of a yard of fusible interfacing
  • 2/3 of a yard of muslin (or any 100% woven cotton with a tight weave)
  • A spool of thread
  • 2 buttons, each 1 inch in diameter
  • Pins
  • A sewing needle
  • Access to scissors
  • Access to an iron (if possible)
REGISTER IN ZOOM NOWAfter you register, you will receive a specific Zoom link to join the event.

About Sky Cubacub
Sky Cubacub (pronounced Koo-BAH-Koob) is the non-binary queer and disabled Filipinx creator of Rebirth Garments, a line of wearables for trans, queer, and disabled people of all sizes and ages. Sky was named 2018 Chicagoan of the Year by the Chicago Tribune and is a 2019/2020 Kennedy Center Artist and a Disability Futures Fellow. For more fashion and upcycling with Sky Cubacub, visit YOUmedia's Radical Fit program.
View More