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Orland Park Public Library

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14921 S Ravinia Ave
Orland Park, IL 60462 United States

March 2019

Whats an Ology

March 9, 2019, 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Orland Park Public Library, 14921 S Ravinia Ave
Orland Park, IL 60462 United States
Free

Age Group(s): 3rd-5th grade Ology: "A study of a subject, a branch of knowledge." First we will take a look at Dragons in January and then Ocean exploration in March using the popular -ology series.

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Crafty Readers

March 13, 2019, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on April 10, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on April 22, 2019 at 6:30 pm

Orland Park Public Library, 14921 S Ravinia Ave
Orland Park, IL 60462 United States
Free

Grades K - 3. Come hear a story and then show off your crafty skills! No registration required.  

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April 2019

DIY Bunny Craft

April 5, 2019, 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Orland Park Public Library, 14921 S Ravinia Ave
Orland Park, IL 60462 United States
Free

Age Group(s): 6th-12th grade Celebrate Spring with a funny bunny digging in the garden craft! Registration required

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Chicago Bubble Show

April 20, 2019, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Orland Park Public Library, 14921 S Ravinia Ave
Orland Park, IL 60462 United States
Free

Location: Room 104-Meeting Room

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October 2019

Sesame Street 50th Anniversary Spectacular

October 15, 2019, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Orland Park Public Library, 14921 S Ravinia Ave
Orland Park, IL 60462 United States
Free

Sesame Street turns 50 years old this year! We’ll recap some of our favorite songs, moments, and characters in this interactive program for all ages! All ages

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Haunted Cookies

October 18, 2019, 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Orland Park Public Library, 14921 S Ravinia Ave
Orland Park, IL 60462 United States
Free

Monsters, ghosts, and spiders oh my! Teens can come turn regular cookies into spooktacular treats! *Limit: 20 attendees

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Tiny Pumpkin Painting

October 21, 2019, 10:00 am
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One event on October 22, 2019 at 4:00 pm

Orland Park Public Library, 14921 S Ravinia Ave
Orland Park, IL 60462 United States

Get ready for Halloween by painting a spooky or silly tiny pumpkin. Limit 15 per session. Monday. Oct. 21 at 10:00 a.m. for Ages 2-3 Tuesday, Oct. 22 at 4:00 p.m. for Ages 4-7

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Dia de los Muertos Celebration

October 25, 2019, 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Orland Park Public Library, 14921 S Ravinia Ave
Orland Park, IL 60462 United States
Free

Enjoy colorful and fun stories, music and activities like face painting, as we celebrate Day of the Dead, a traditional holiday that honors our beloved lost ones.

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Monster Mash

October 30, 2019, 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Orland Park Public Library, 14921 S Ravinia Ave
Orland Park, IL 60462 United States
Free

Unleash your inner monster! We will be learning, creating and dancing like monsters. Grades K-2nd

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November 2019

Incredible Bats

November 2, 2019, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Orland Park Public Library, 14921 S Ravinia Ave
Orland Park, IL 60462 United States
Free

Bats may get a bad wrap sometimes, but there’s more to these incredible creatures than you may know!  Come learn about different species and how bats behave in the wild.  You’ll even get a chance to see a bat up close and personal!

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International Games Week: Augmented Reality: AR n’ U

November 4, 2019, 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Orland Park Public Library, 14921 S Ravinia Ave
Orland Park, IL 60462 United States
Free

Enter a whole new world using technology at the library. Try out virtual reality, project yourself anywhere in the world using our green screen, fight bad guys flying around the room that only you can see, and more. Grades 3-5

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International Games Week: Dungeons and Dragons

November 5, 2019, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 6:30 pm, repeating indefinitely

Orland Park Public Library, 14921 S Ravinia Ave
Orland Park, IL 60462 United States
Free

Adventure awaits as we play a round of the classic role-playing game crafted specifically for first-time players to roll their first 20-sided dice! Limit 6 per session. Sign up at starts September 3 at the Junior Desk. Grades 3 – 5

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International Games Week: Lotería

November 8, 2019, 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Orland Park Public Library, 14921 S Ravinia Ave
Orland Park, IL 60462 United States
Free

Celebrate International Games Week playing the beloved and traditional Mexican picture Bingo. Presented bilingually. No Spanish skills needed, but you may end up learning your first Spanish words as you fill your lotería card! Ages: 4+

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Kitchen Science

November 11, 2019, 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Orland Park Public Library, 14921 S Ravinia Ave
Orland Park, IL 60462 United States
Free

Come play with everyday kitchen and food items to create fun science experiments! Grades K-2

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In The Neighborhood

November 12, 2019, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on December 10, 2019 at 4:00 pm

Orland Park Public Library, 14921 S Ravinia Ave
Orland Park, IL 60462 United States
Free

Watch a classic episode of Mr. Roger’s Neighborhood and do a hands-on activity. Limit 24 kids with caregiver.

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Cardboard Construction

November 16, 2019, 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Orland Park Public Library, 14921 S Ravinia Ave
Orland Park, IL 60462 United States
Free

The workers are updating our space, so let’s join the fun. Work in teams to create a unique cardboard creation using Makedo tools.

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Robo-Kids: Ozobots

November 18, 2019, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Orland Park Public Library, 14921 S Ravinia Ave
Orland Park, IL 60462 United States
Free

Come learn coding basics and make your Ozobot robot move by color-coding its path. Limit 10 Grades K-2

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NaNoWrMo: Mad Libs

November 19, 2019, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Orland Park Public Library, 14921 S Ravinia Ave
Orland Park, IL 60462 United States
Free

Happy National Novel Writing Month! We’ll write some Mad Libs together and then act out the stories to practice our writing and acting skills. Limit 20 K-3rd grade

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STEAM – Rocks and Minerals

November 20, 2019, 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Orland Park Public Library, 14921 S Ravinia Ave
Orland Park, IL 60462 United States
Free

Prepare to put your Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math skills to the test in this engaging program that will make you think outside of the box. Grades 3-5

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Frozen Event

November 23, 2019, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Orland Park Public Library, 14921 S Ravinia Ave
Orland Park, IL 60462 United States
Free

Frozen 2 is here! Join us for fun and excitement as we celebrate the further adventures of Elsa and Anna.

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December 2019

Holly Jolly Storytime

December 3, 2019, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until December 5, 2019

Orland Park Public Library, 14921 S Ravinia Ave
Orland Park, IL 60462 United States
Free

Celebrate the HO-HO-Holiday season with stories, songs, and a special visitor from the North Pole.

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Sphero Artist

December 3, 2019, 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Orland Park Public Library, 14921 S Ravinia Ave
Orland Park, IL 60462 United States
Free

Technology meets art in this program. Join us to create a masterpiece by controlling a robot. Bring a white shirt to create your own t-shirt designs. Grades 3-5

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Melikin Puppets

December 7, 2019, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Orland Park Public Library, 14921 S Ravinia Ave
Orland Park, IL 60462 United States
Free

Come see the Melikin Puppets perform some of your holiday favorites like “The Elves and the Shoemaker” and “The Night Before Christmas.”

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What a Hoot

December 9, 2019, 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Orland Park Public Library, 14921 S Ravinia Ave
Orland Park, IL 60462 United States
Free

Come read an owl story and turn everyday items like toilet paper rolls, paper plates, and more into cute hoot-y friends! K-2nd grade

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Global Jam

December 13, 2019, 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Orland Park Public Library, 14921 S Ravinia Ave
Orland Park, IL 60462 United States
Free

It’s a dance party! Get moving and enjoy music and videos from around the world!

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Cookie Monster’s Favorite Day

December 17, 2019, 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Orland Park Public Library, 14921 S Ravinia Ave
Orland Park, IL 60462 United States
Free

Me Cookie Monster and this me favorite day! All friends welcome to play games, do craft, and read story! At end, we will eat cookies because ME LOVE COOKIES!

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Art + Science: Winter Solstice

December 19, 2019, 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Orland Park Public Library, 14921 S Ravinia Ave
Orland Park, IL 60462 United States
Free

Celebrate the longest night! We will learn about what causes the seasons, take a look the night sky, and do a craft.

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Video Game Club: Christmas Break Edition

December 23, 2019, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Orland Park Public Library, 14921 S Ravinia Ave
Orland Park, IL 60462 United States
Free

Drop in to play some multiplayer Super Smash. Bros Ultimate or Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, both for the Nintendo Switch! Grades K-5

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The Paper Plane Championship Challenge

December 26, 2019, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Orland Park Public Library, 14921 S Ravinia Ave
Orland Park, IL 60462 United States
Free

Think the Wright Brothers had it easy? Design your own paper plane and try to one-up them in a throwing contest! Prizes will be awarded for farthest distance, best design, and other categories!

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