Oakbrook Center - Oak Brook, IL


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Oakbrook Center

297 Oakbrook Center
Oak Brook, IL 60523
630-684-0586

Store Hours:

Sun 10-8
Mon-Sat 9-10

 

26 Upcoming events at Oakbrook Center - Oak Brook, IL

September 2016

Wednesday

28

Come and Explore the Forest

Children's Event, Storytime
Wednesday September 28, 2016 11:00 AM Fall is a great time to walk in the woods and meet all the things that live there. Join us in our walk. Activities to follow.

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October 2016

Saturday

01

Highlights™ Magazine Storytime

Special Event, Children's Event, Storytime (Childrens)
Saturday October 01, 2016 11:00 AM Join us for engaging activities and fun with features from Highlights™ magazine, including puzzles, group activities and a make and take book (while supplies last). For more than 70 years, the Highlights for Children brand has been committed to helping families raise creative, curious, caring and confident kids. Don't miss this engaging event for your little one!

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Shawn Shiflett - Author of the Novel Hey Liberal

Author Signing, Author Event (Fiction)
Saturday October 01, 2016 2:00 PM Loosely based on his own life as the son of a white minister in racially charged Chicago in the 1960s, this novel has gotten great reviews. Shawn Shiflett is an award-winning author and associate professor of creative writing at Columbia College.

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LEGO® Star Wars Rogue One Build Event

Special Event, Children's Event (Childrens)
Saturday October 01, 2016 4:00 PM Kids ages 8 and up are invited to join us for our LEGO® Star Wars Rogue One Build Event. In this open and fun-filled activity, participants and Star Wars fans alike will get to build designs from the exciting new film coming out this year.

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Wednesday

05

Fun With Imaginary Friends

Children's Event, Storytime
Wednesday October 05, 2016 11:00 AM Every child has them - imaginary friends. The trials and tribulations of these two are both funny and inspiring. Activities to follow.

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Saturday

08

Tek: The Modern Caveboy Storytime

Special Event, Children's Event, Storytime (Childrens)
Saturday October 08, 2016 11:00 AM Tek is a caveboy in love with technology. His tablet, video games, phone and TV keep him deep in his cave, glued to his devices, day in and day out. He never sees his friends or family anymore - and his ability to communicate has devolved to just one word: "UGH"! Can anyone in the village convince Tek to unplug and come outside into the big, beautiful world? Join us at Storytime to find out!

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Wednesday

12

Inspiring Stories of Little Inventors

Children's Event, Storytime (Childrens)
Wednesday October 12, 2016 11:00 AM Come and incite curiosity in your child with two stories about little ones who don't let their age get in the way of inspiration and invention. Activities to follow.

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Using Children's Literature to Implement the Standards for Mathematical Practice

Educator Event, Author Signing (Education)
Wednesday October 12, 2016 4:00 PM Are you using the 8 Standards for Mathematical Practice (SMP) with your students? Have you established a culture of mathematical problem solving in your classroom? This workshop will unpack the SMP using student-friendly language that is easy to understand for both students and their families. We'll use children's literature to facilitate problem solving and mathematical thinking. CE credit event.

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Saturday

15

Pete the Cat and the Missing Cupcakes Storytime

Special Event, Children's Event, Storytime (Childrens)
Saturday October 15, 2016 11:00 AM Help Pete the Cat and his friends find the missing cupcakes! Who could have taken them? In this latest Pete the Cat picture book adventure by New York Times bestselling authors James and Kimberly Dean, Pete and the gang solve the mystery of the missing cupcakes and learn that it's cool to be kind.

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Tabletop Gaming Meetup

Special Event (Games)
Saturday October 15, 2016 7:00 PM Gather your friends to come into our store and learn to play the featured games for this celebration of tabletop gaming.

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