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Storytimes in the Park: Barrie

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Virtual & Offsite

We’re partnering with the Park District to bring the library to your neighborhood this autumn! Share books, songs, and play with a fun storytime in our parks. Best for families with kids 0-5. Based on Covid safety measures, capacity is limited to 20 families, with masks. Today’s class is located at Barrie Park (1011 S. Lombard), weather permitting. Bring your own blanket!

 

WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT HEALTH AND SAFETY: 

*Wear a mask covering both your nose and mouth to participate in an outdoor storytime, interact with library staff, or visit the Book Bike. Stay home if you are feeling sick. 

 

*Follow safe physical distancing guidelines: at least 6 feet is best. Please use ground markers or other distancing visuals that may be used by library staff to help keep participants safely distanced while participating in an outdoor storytime or visiting the Book Bike. 

 

*Use hand sanitizer before and after touching anything on the Book Bike or provided by the library at an outdoor event. Hand sanitizer may be provided by the library, but please feel free to bring your own in case we run low! 

 

*Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult to participate.

 

DAYCARES, PRESCHOOLS, AND CAMPS: Due to Covid safety measures, we do not have the space to accommodate group visits for these events. Please contact communityengagement@oppl.org to schedule private outdoor storytimes for your classes.

 

 

Wednesdays

September 8: 10-10:30am | Scoville Park

September 15: 10-10:30am | Maple Park

September 22: 10-10:30am | Dole Park

September 29: 10-10:30am | Barrie Park

October 6: 10-10:30am | Fox Park

October 13: 10-10:30am | Lindberg Park

October 20: 10-10:30am | Rehm Park

October 28: 10-10:30am | Scoville Park

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Registration is open

Try-It Thursday: Circuits (Scoville Park)

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Virtual & Offsite
Scoville Park
Build a simple electric circuit from aluminum foil and lights. Learn what conducts electricity!

Students in grades 4-8 can try or create something new. Please join us for any and all events in this series on Thursdays, 4-5 pm. Some programs will be hosted outdoors in Scoville Park (weather-permitting), virtually on Zoom, or for pick up as a Grab-Bag Kit.

*We're planners, so these are project we expect to explore. But we're also spontaneous, flexible, and fun! So topics might change closer to each date. Questions? Please call 708.383.3420 or email contactus@oppl.org.

What to know about health & safety

  • Wear a mask covering both your nose and mouth to participate in an outdoor event, interact with library staff, or visit the Book Bike. Stay home if you are feeling sick. 
  •  Follow safe physical distancing guidelines: at least 6 feet is best. Please use ground markers or other distancing visuals that may be used by library staff to help keep participants safely distanced while participating in an outdoor event or visiting the Book Bike. 
  •  Use hand sanitizer before and after touching anything on the Book Bike or provided by the library at an outdoor event. Hand sanitizer may be provided by the library, but please feel free to bring your own in case we run low! 
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Storytimes in the Park: Fox

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Virtual & Offsite

We’re partnering with the Park District to bring the library to your neighborhood this autumn! Share books, songs, and play with a fun storytime in our parks. Best for families with kids 0-5. Based on Covid safety measures, capacity is limited to 20 families, with masks. Today’s class is located at Fox Park (624 S. Oak Park), weather permitting. Bring your own blanket!

 

WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT HEALTH AND SAFETY: 

*Wear a mask covering both your nose and mouth to participate in an outdoor storytime, interact with library staff, or visit the Book Bike. Stay home if you are feeling sick. 

 

*Follow safe physical distancing guidelines: at least 6 feet is best. Please use ground markers or other distancing visuals that may be used by library staff to help keep participants safely distanced while participating in an outdoor storytime or visiting the Book Bike. 

 

*Use hand sanitizer before and after touching anything on the Book Bike or provided by the library at an outdoor event. Hand sanitizer may be provided by the library, but please feel free to bring your own in case we run low! 

 

*Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult to participate.

 

DAYCARES, PRESCHOOLS, AND CAMPS: Due to Covid safety measures, we do not have the space to accommodate group visits for these events. Please contact communityengagement@oppl.org to schedule private outdoor storytimes for your classes.

 

 

Wednesdays

September 8: 10-10:30am | Scoville Park

September 15: 10-10:30am | Maple Park

September 22: 10-10:30am | Dole Park

September 29: 10-10:30am | Barrie Park

October 6: 10-10:30am | Fox Park

October 13: 10-10:30am | Lindberg Park

October 20: 10-10:30am | Rehm Park

October 28: 10-10:30am | Scoville Park

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Registration is open

Try-It Thursday: Beading Bonanza (Scoville Park)

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Virtual & Offsite
Scoville Park
Students in grades 4-8 can try or create something new. Please join us for any and all events in this series on Thursdays, 4-5 pm. Some programs will be hosted outdoors in Scoville Park (weather-permitting), virtually on Zoom, or for pick up as a Grab-Bag Kit.


*We're planners, so these are project we expect to explore. But we're also spontaneous, flexible, and fun! So topics might change closer to each date. Questions? Please call 708.383.3420 or email contactus@oppl.org.

What to know about health & safety

  • Wear a mask covering both your nose and mouth to participate in an outdoor event, interact with library staff, or visit the Book Bike. Stay home if you are feeling sick. 
  •  Follow safe physical distancing guidelines: at least 6 feet is best. Please use ground markers or other distancing visuals that may be used by library staff to help keep participants safely distanced while participating in an outdoor event or visiting the Book Bike. 
  •  Use hand sanitizer before and after touching anything on the Book Bike or provided by the library at an outdoor event. Hand sanitizer may be provided by the library, but please feel free to bring your own in case we run low! 
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Storytimes in the Park: Lindberg

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Virtual & Offsite

We’re partnering with the Park District to bring the library to your neighborhood this autumn! Share books, songs, and play with a fun storytime in our parks. Best for families with kids 0-5. Based on Covid safety measures, capacity is limited to 20 families, with masks. Today’s class is located at Lindberg Park (1150 N. Marion), weather permitting. Bring your own blanket!

 

WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT HEALTH AND SAFETY: 

*Wear a mask covering both your nose and mouth to participate in an outdoor storytime, interact with library staff, or visit the Book Bike. Stay home if you are feeling sick. 

 

*Follow safe physical distancing guidelines: at least 6 feet is best. Please use ground markers or other distancing visuals that may be used by library staff to help keep participants safely distanced while participating in an outdoor storytime or visiting the Book Bike. 

 

*Use hand sanitizer before and after touching anything on the Book Bike or provided by the library at an outdoor event. Hand sanitizer may be provided by the library, but please feel free to bring your own in case we run low! 

 

*Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult to participate.

 

DAYCARES, PRESCHOOLS, AND CAMPS: Due to Covid safety measures, we do not have the space to accommodate group visits for these events. Please contact communityengagement@oppl.org to schedule private outdoor storytimes for your classes.

 

 

Wednesdays

September 8: 10-10:30am | Scoville Park

September 15: 10-10:30am | Maple Park

September 22: 10-10:30am | Dole Park

September 29: 10-10:30am | Barrie Park

October 6: 10-10:30am | Fox Park

October 13: 10-10:30am | Lindberg Park

October 20: 10-10:30am | Rehm Park

October 28: 10-10:30am | Scoville Park

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Registration is open

Try-It Thursday: Tub Teas Therapy (Scoville Park)

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Virtual & Offsite
Scoville Park
Learn how to make a relaxing herbal bath sachet! Pick out your favorite scents and create a nice herbal relaxer for your bathtub; or give them to friends/family as gifts!

Note: For this activity, we will be using dried botanicals instead of essential oils. 

Students in grades 4-8 can try or create something new. Please join us for any and all events in this series on Thursdays, 4-5 pm. Some programs will be hosted outdoors in Scoville Park (weather-permitting), virtually on Zoom, or for pick up as a Grab-Bag Kit.


*We're planners, so these are project we expect to explore. But we're also spontaneous, flexible, and fun! So topics might change closer to each date. Questions? Please call 708.383.3420 or email contactus@oppl.org.

What to know about health & safety

  • Wear a mask covering both your nose and mouth to participate in an outdoor event, interact with library staff, or visit the Book Bike. Stay home if you are feeling sick. 
  •  Follow safe physical distancing guidelines: at least 6 feet is best. Please use ground markers or other distancing visuals that may be used by library staff to help keep participants safely distanced while participating in an outdoor event or visiting the Book Bike. 
  •  Use hand sanitizer before and after touching anything on the Book Bike or provided by the library at an outdoor event. Hand sanitizer may be provided by the library, but please feel free to bring your own in case we run low! 
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Storytimes in the Park: Rehm

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Virtual & Offsite

We’re partnering with the Park District to bring the library to your neighborhood this autumn! Share books, songs, and play with a fun storytime in our parks. Best for families with kids 0-5. Based on Covid safety measures, capacity is limited to 20 families, with masks. Today’s class is located at Rehm Park (515 Garfield), weather permitting. Bring your own blanket!

 

WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT HEALTH AND SAFETY: 

*Wear a mask covering both your nose and mouth to participate in an outdoor storytime, interact with library staff, or visit the Book Bike. Stay home if you are feeling sick. 

 

*Follow safe physical distancing guidelines: at least 6 feet is best. Please use ground markers or other distancing visuals that may be used by library staff to help keep participants safely distanced while participating in an outdoor storytime or visiting the Book Bike. 

 

*Use hand sanitizer before and after touching anything on the Book Bike or provided by the library at an outdoor event. Hand sanitizer may be provided by the library, but please feel free to bring your own in case we run low! 

 

*Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult to participate.

 

DAYCARES, PRESCHOOLS, AND CAMPS: Due to Covid safety measures, we do not have the space to accommodate group visits for these events. Please contact communityengagement@oppl.org to schedule private outdoor storytimes for your classes.

 

 

Wednesdays

September 8: 10-10:30am | Scoville Park

September 15: 10-10:30am | Maple Park

September 22: 10-10:30am | Dole Park

September 29: 10-10:30am | Barrie Park

October 6: 10-10:30am | Fox Park

October 13: 10-10:30am | Lindberg Park

October 20: 10-10:30am | Rehm Park

October 28: 10-10:30am | Scoville Park

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Storytimes in the Park: Scoville

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Virtual & Offsite

We’re partnering with the Park District to bring the library to your neighborhood this autumn! Share books, songs, and play with a fun storytime in our parks. Best for families with kids 0-5. Based on Covid safety measures, capacity is limited to 20 families, with masks. Today’s class is located at Scoville Park (800 Lake), weather permitting. Bring your own blanket!

 

WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT HEALTH AND SAFETY: 

*Wear a mask covering both your nose and mouth to participate in an outdoor storytime, interact with library staff, or visit the Book Bike. Stay home if you are feeling sick. 

 

*Follow safe physical distancing guidelines: at least 6 feet is best. Please use ground markers or other distancing visuals that may be used by library staff to help keep participants safely distanced while participating in an outdoor storytime or visiting the Book Bike. 

 

*Use hand sanitizer before and after touching anything on the Book Bike or provided by the library at an outdoor event. Hand sanitizer may be provided by the library, but please feel free to bring your own in case we run low! 

 

*Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult to participate.

 

DAYCARES, PRESCHOOLS, AND CAMPS: Due to Covid safety measures, we do not have the space to accommodate group visits for these events. Please contact communityengagement@oppl.org to schedule private outdoor storytimes for your classes.

 

 

Wednesdays

September 8: 10-10:30am | Scoville Park

September 15: 10-10:30am | Maple Park

September 22: 10-10:30am | Dole Park

September 29: 10-10:30am | Barrie Park

October 6: 10-10:30am | Fox Park

October 13: 10-10:30am | Lindberg Park

October 20: 10-10:30am | Rehm Park

October 28: 10-10:30am | Scoville Park

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VIRTUAL: Try-It Thursday: Astrology Birth Chart

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Virtual & Offsite
Virtual Program
An astrological birth chart (or natal chart) is a map of where the stars and planets were in the sky at the time of your birth. You may already be familiar with your sun sign, which is determined by the day and month of your birth. To map out the rest of your chart, you will also need to know where you were born and your birth time. Together we'll draw out our birth charts and learn the basics of how to read them. 

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

Students in grades 4-8 can try or create something new. Please join us for any and all events in this series on Thursdays, 4-5 pm. Some programs will be hosted outdoors in Scoville Park (weather-permitting), virtually on Zoom, or for pick up as a Grab-Bag Kit.


*We're planners, so these are project we expect to explore. But we're also spontaneous, flexible, and fun! So topics might change closer to each date. Questions? Please call 708.383.3420 or email contactus@oppl.org.

What to know about health & safety

  • Wear a mask covering both your nose and mouth to participate in an outdoor event, interact with library staff, or visit the Book Bike. Stay home if you are feeling sick. 
  •  Follow safe physical distancing guidelines: at least 6 feet is best. Please use ground markers or other distancing visuals that may be used by library staff to help keep participants safely distanced while participating in an outdoor event or visiting the Book Bike. 
  •  Use hand sanitizer before and after touching anything on the Book Bike or provided by the library at an outdoor event. Hand sanitizer may be provided by the library, but please feel free to bring your own in case we run low! 
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VIRTUAL: Try-It Thursday: Kahoot Marvel Trivia

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Virtual & Offsite
Virtual Program
REGISTER IN ZOOM NOW: After you register, you will receive a specific Zoom link to join the event.

Students in grades 4-8 can try or create something new. Please join us for any and all events in this series on Thursdays, 4-5 pm. Some programs will be hosted outdoors in Scoville Park (weather-permitting), virtually on Zoom, or for pick up as a Grab-Bag Kit.


*We're planners, so these are project we expect to explore. But we're also spontaneous, flexible, and fun! So topics might change closer to each date. Questions? Please call 708.383.3420 or email contactus@oppl.org.

What to know about health & safety

  • Wear a mask covering both your nose and mouth to participate in an outdoor event, interact with library staff, or visit the Book Bike. Stay home if you are feeling sick. 
  •  Follow safe physical distancing guidelines: at least 6 feet is best. Please use ground markers or other distancing visuals that may be used by library staff to help keep participants safely distanced while participating in an outdoor event or visiting the Book Bike. 
  •  Use hand sanitizer before and after touching anything on the Book Bike or provided by the library at an outdoor event. Hand sanitizer may be provided by the library, but please feel free to bring your own in case we run low! 
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