Exercise the senses that children use to explore the world around them. Inspired by My Five Senses by Aliki.When: 4-5 p.m.
Come meet Cat in the hat, listen to some Dr. Seuss classics in English and Spanish, enter to win a special Dr. Seuss give away pack, and more.When: 5-6 p.m.
Native speakers from Language Stars provide a 30-minute interactive FunImmersion program with books, songs and activities conducted entirely in their native language.When: 11:15-11:45 a.m.
New exhibit showcases 50 rare and unique objects from the Sterling Morton Library's collections. The artifacts include a collection of butterflies that is more than 100 years old, an Eskimo bone carving, original woodblocks, and metal sculptures. Explore a modern cabinet of curiosities, with drawers that pull out and doors that open to reveal objects and interactive games, share your vision of a library in 50 years, and take part in a library-wide scavenger hunt.Cost: Free with admission
Learn about Chicago's two World's Fairs though the
experiences of three Elmhurst residents during the 1893 and 1933-34
fairs and explore rare artifacts.
Exhibition highlighting the culture of illustration through the talented cartoonists, illustrators and voice actors connected to the Geneva community. Features well-known artists such as Daws Butler, the voice of Yogi Bear and many Hanna Barbera characters, along with Chester Gould, creator of the Dick Tracy comic strip.Cost: Donations accepted
Geared toward children with special needs, especially kids who may have a hard time sitting still or focusing in big groups. Sensory Storytime is followed by a new playgroup with sensory activity stations for kids and caregivers to explore together. These free storytimes, best for ages 2 to 6, are offered on Tuesdays at 4 p.m. at the Main Library, 834 Lake St. No advanced registration is required. Sensory Storytimes include stories and songs as well as large and small movement activities. A picture schedule is used in the front of the room, and individual schedules, fidget toys, and bean bag lap weights are available. Caregivers are required to be in attendance. Sensory Storytimes are 20 to 30 minutes long, and the sensory activities will be open for 30 minutes after the storytime ends. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Storytimes and activities are open to the general public, not just Oak Park residents.
When: 4 p.m.