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Black History Month Storytime

2020-02-05 16:15:00 2020-02-05 17:00:00 America/Chicago Black History Month Storytime Join us as we celebrate African American History Month with stories and songs from African American authors, illustrators, and musicians! EVPL Oaklyn - Meeting Room

Wednesday, February 05
4:15pm - 5:00pm

Add to Calendar 2020-02-05 16:15:00 2020-02-05 17:00:00 America/Chicago Black History Month Storytime Join us as we celebrate African American History Month with stories and songs from African American authors, illustrators, and musicians! EVPL Oaklyn - Meeting Room

EVPL Oaklyn

Meeting Room

Join us as we celebrate African American History Month with stories and songs from African American authors, illustrators, and musicians!

EVPL Oaklyn

Phone: 812.428.8234

Hours
Mon, Feb 19 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Feb 20 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Feb 21 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Feb 22 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Feb 23 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Feb 24 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Feb 25 Closed

About the branch

Opened in the spring of 2003, EVPL Oaklyn is located on the corner of Oak Hill and Lynch Roads at 3001 Oaklyn Drive. Featuring a green roof that helps regulate the temperature of the building and provides a valuable space for a meadow, the building itself has received national attention and won multiple design awards. EVPL Oaklyn boasts open spaces, study rooms, public access computers, and a popular meeting room.

Upcoming events

Thu, Feb 22, 10:00am - 10:45am
Meeting Room
Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and more as we build early literacy skills through... more
Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and more as we build early literacy skills through storytime! Ages 0-18 months.

Fri, Feb 23, 9:30am - 10:30am
Meeting Room
Join us for a session of gentle stretching, functional movement, and relaxation. Yoga mats... more
Join us for a session of gentle stretching, functional movement, and relaxation. Yoga mats are provided, but limited. Feel free to bring your own!

Fri, Feb 23, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
*New day and time!* Read to a therapy animal! Children can take turns reading to our... more
*New day and time!* Read to a therapy animal! Children can take turns reading to our therapy dog, Nugget.

Mon, Feb 26, 10:00am - 10:45am
Meeting Room
Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and activity stations each week! For children ages 2-5... more
Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and activity stations each week! For children ages 2-5 with a guardian.

Mon, Feb 26, 12:00pm - 1:10pm
AARP tax professionals will be available to help navigate tax season, answer questions, and... more
AARP tax professionals will be available to help navigate tax season, answer questions, and prepare your tax return. Registration will shorten your wait. Those without appointments may not be served.
This event is full

Mon, Feb 26, 12:50pm - 2:00pm
AARP tax professionals will be available to help navigate tax season, answer questions, and... more
AARP tax professionals will be available to help navigate tax season, answer questions, and prepare your tax return. Registration will shorten your wait. Those without appointments may not be served.
This event is full

Mon, Feb 26, 1:40pm - 2:50pm
AARP tax professionals will be available to help navigate tax season, answer questions, and... more
AARP tax professionals will be available to help navigate tax season, answer questions, and prepare your tax return. Registration will shorten your wait. Those without appointments may not be served.
This event is full

Mon, Feb 26, 2:30pm - 3:40pm
AARP tax professionals will be available to help navigate tax season, answer questions, and... more
AARP tax professionals will be available to help navigate tax season, answer questions, and prepare your tax return. Registration will shorten your wait. Those without appointments may not be served.
This event is full

Mon, Feb 26, 3:20pm - 4:30pm
AARP tax professionals will be available to help navigate tax season, answer questions, and... more
AARP tax professionals will be available to help navigate tax season, answer questions, and prepare your tax return. Registration will shorten your wait. Those without appointments may not be served.
This event is full

Tue, Feb 27, 10:00am - 10:30am
Meeting Room
Bring the whole family and join us as we move & groove to old classics and new favorites!

Wed, Feb 28, 11:00am - 12:10pm
AARP tax professionals will be available to help navigate tax season, answer questions, and... more
AARP tax professionals will be available to help navigate tax season, answer questions, and prepare your tax return. Registration will shorten your wait. Those without appointments may not be served.
This event is full

Wed, Feb 28, 11:50am - 1:00pm
AARP tax professionals will be available to help navigate tax season, answer questions, and... more
AARP tax professionals will be available to help navigate tax season, answer questions, and prepare your tax return. Registration will shorten your wait. Those without appointments may not be served.
This event is full

Wed, Feb 28, 12:40pm - 1:50pm
AARP tax professionals will be available to help navigate tax season, answer questions, and... more
AARP tax professionals will be available to help navigate tax season, answer questions, and prepare your tax return. Registration will shorten your wait. Those without appointments may not be served.
This event is full

Wed, Feb 28, 1:30pm - 2:40pm
AARP tax professionals will be available to help navigate tax season, answer questions, and... more
AARP tax professionals will be available to help navigate tax season, answer questions, and prepare your tax return. Registration will shorten your wait. Those without appointments may not be served.
This event is full

Wed, Feb 28, 2:20pm - 3:30pm
AARP tax professionals will be available to help navigate tax season, answer questions, and... more
AARP tax professionals will be available to help navigate tax season, answer questions, and prepare your tax return. Registration will shorten your wait. Those without appointments may not be served.
This event is full

Thu, Feb 29, 10:00am - 10:45am
Meeting Room
Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and more as we build early literacy skills through... more
Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and more as we build early literacy skills through storytime! Ages 0-18 months.

Fri, Mar 01, All day
Come out to EVPL Oaklyn's children's area and celebrate Women's History Month with paper... more
Come out to EVPL Oaklyn's children's area and celebrate Women's History Month with paper activities, a scavenger hunt, and more!

Canceled
Fri, Mar 01, 9:30am - 10:30am
Join us for a session of gentle stretching, functional movement, and relaxation. Yoga mats... more
Join us for a session of gentle stretching, functional movement, and relaxation. Yoga mats are provided, but limited. Feel free to bring your own!

Sat, Mar 02, All day
Come out to EVPL Oaklyn's children's area and celebrate Women's History Month with paper... more
Come out to EVPL Oaklyn's children's area and celebrate Women's History Month with paper activities, a scavenger hunt, and more!

Mon, Mar 04, All day
Come out to EVPL Oaklyn's children's area and celebrate Women's History Month with paper... more
Come out to EVPL Oaklyn's children's area and celebrate Women's History Month with paper activities, a scavenger hunt, and more!

Mon, Mar 04, All day
Bring your gently used puzzles that you no longer need or have already completed to EVPL... more
Bring your gently used puzzles that you no longer need or have already completed to EVPL Oaklyn and swap them out for some new-to-you puzzles! Please try to make sure all pieces are accounted for.

Mon, Mar 04, 10:00am - 10:45am
Meeting Room
Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and activity stations each week! For children ages 2-5... more
Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and activity stations each week! For children ages 2-5 with a guardian.

Mon, Mar 04, 12:00pm - 1:10pm
AARP tax professionals will be available to help navigate tax season, answer questions, and... more
AARP tax professionals will be available to help navigate tax season, answer questions, and prepare your tax return. Registration will shorten your wait. Those without appointments may not be served.
This event is full

Mon, Mar 04, 12:50pm - 2:00pm
AARP tax professionals will be available to help navigate tax season, answer questions, and... more
AARP tax professionals will be available to help navigate tax season, answer questions, and prepare your tax return. Registration will shorten your wait. Those without appointments may not be served.
This event is full

Mon, Mar 04, 1:40pm - 2:50pm
AARP tax professionals will be available to help navigate tax season, answer questions, and... more
AARP tax professionals will be available to help navigate tax season, answer questions, and prepare your tax return. Registration will shorten your wait. Those without appointments may not be served.
This event is full

Mon, Mar 04, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Study Room B
Come join us and make hats from looms for those in need. All hats made in this program will... more
Come join us and make hats from looms for those in need. All hats made in this program will be donated to people in the community. Registration is not required, but looms are limited.

Mon, Mar 04, 2:30pm - 3:40pm
AARP tax professionals will be available to help navigate tax season, answer questions, and... more
AARP tax professionals will be available to help navigate tax season, answer questions, and prepare your tax return. Registration will shorten your wait. Those without appointments may not be served.
This event is full

Mon, Mar 04, 3:20pm - 4:30pm
AARP tax professionals will be available to help navigate tax season, answer questions, and... more
AARP tax professionals will be available to help navigate tax season, answer questions, and prepare your tax return. Registration will shorten your wait. Those without appointments may not be served.
This event is full

Tue, Mar 05, All day
Come out to EVPL Oaklyn's children's area and celebrate Women's History Month with paper... more
Come out to EVPL Oaklyn's children's area and celebrate Women's History Month with paper activities, a scavenger hunt, and more!

Tue, Mar 05, All day
Bring your gently used puzzles that you no longer need or have already completed to EVPL... more
Bring your gently used puzzles that you no longer need or have already completed to EVPL Oaklyn and swap them out for some new-to-you puzzles! Please try to make sure all pieces are accounted for.

Tue, Mar 05, 10:00am - 10:30am
Meeting Room
Bring the whole family and join us as we move & groove to old classics and new favorites!

Wed, Mar 06, All day
Come out to EVPL Oaklyn's children's area and celebrate Women's History Month with paper... more
Come out to EVPL Oaklyn's children's area and celebrate Women's History Month with paper activities, a scavenger hunt, and more!

Wed, Mar 06, All day
Bring your gently used puzzles that you no longer need or have already completed to EVPL... more
Bring your gently used puzzles that you no longer need or have already completed to EVPL Oaklyn and swap them out for some new-to-you puzzles! Please try to make sure all pieces are accounted for.

Wed, Mar 06, 11:00am - 12:10pm
AARP tax professionals will be available to help navigate tax season, answer questions, and... more
AARP tax professionals will be available to help navigate tax season, answer questions, and prepare your tax return. Registration will shorten your wait. Those without appointments may not be served.
This event is full

Wed, Mar 06, 11:50am - 1:00pm
AARP tax professionals will be available to help navigate tax season, answer questions, and... more
AARP tax professionals will be available to help navigate tax season, answer questions, and prepare your tax return. Registration will shorten your wait. Those without appointments may not be served.
This event is full

Wed, Mar 06, 12:40pm - 1:50pm
AARP tax professionals will be available to help navigate tax season, answer questions, and... more
AARP tax professionals will be available to help navigate tax season, answer questions, and prepare your tax return. Registration will shorten your wait. Those without appointments may not be served.
This event is full

Wed, Mar 06, 1:30pm - 2:40pm
AARP tax professionals will be available to help navigate tax season, answer questions, and... more
AARP tax professionals will be available to help navigate tax season, answer questions, and prepare your tax return. Registration will shorten your wait. Those without appointments may not be served.
This event is full

Wed, Mar 06, 2:20pm - 3:30pm
AARP tax professionals will be available to help navigate tax season, answer questions, and... more
AARP tax professionals will be available to help navigate tax season, answer questions, and prepare your tax return. Registration will shorten your wait. Those without appointments may not be served.
This event is full

Wed, Mar 06, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
In this weekly after school program children can learn new skills and reinforce concepts... more
In this weekly after school program children can learn new skills and reinforce concepts they learn at school in a fun environment!

Thu, Mar 07, All day
Come out to EVPL Oaklyn's children's area and celebrate Women's History Month with paper... more
Come out to EVPL Oaklyn's children's area and celebrate Women's History Month with paper activities, a scavenger hunt, and more!

Thu, Mar 07, All day
Bring your gently used puzzles that you no longer need or have already completed to EVPL... more
Bring your gently used puzzles that you no longer need or have already completed to EVPL Oaklyn and swap them out for some new-to-you puzzles! Please try to make sure all pieces are accounted for.

Thu, Mar 07, 10:00am - 10:45am
Meeting Room
Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and more as we build early literacy skills through... more
Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and more as we build early literacy skills through storytime! Ages 0-23 months.

Fri, Mar 08, All day
Come out to EVPL Oaklyn's children's area and celebrate Women's History Month with paper... more
Come out to EVPL Oaklyn's children's area and celebrate Women's History Month with paper activities, a scavenger hunt, and more!

Fri, Mar 08, All day
Bring your gently used puzzles that you no longer need or have already completed to EVPL... more
Bring your gently used puzzles that you no longer need or have already completed to EVPL Oaklyn and swap them out for some new-to-you puzzles! Please try to make sure all pieces are accounted for.

Fri, Mar 08, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
*New day and time!* Read to a therapy animal! Children can take turns reading to our... more
*New day and time!* Read to a therapy animal! Children can take turns reading to our therapy dog, Nugget.

Sat, Mar 09, All day
Come out to EVPL Oaklyn's children's area and celebrate Women's History Month with paper... more
Come out to EVPL Oaklyn's children's area and celebrate Women's History Month with paper activities, a scavenger hunt, and more!

Sat, Mar 09, All day
Bring your gently used puzzles that you no longer need or have already completed to EVPL... more
Bring your gently used puzzles that you no longer need or have already completed to EVPL Oaklyn and swap them out for some new-to-you puzzles! Please try to make sure all pieces are accounted for.

Sat, Mar 09, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Meeting Room
Learn about eclipse science, culture, history and art with hands-on activities to make the... more
Learn about eclipse science, culture, history and art with hands-on activities to make the most of this remarkable April 8th event happening in our own backyards!

Canceled
Mon, Mar 11, 10:00am - 10:45am
Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and activity stations each week! For children ages 2-5... more
Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and activity stations each week! For children ages 2-5 with a guardian.

Tue, Mar 12, All day
Learn about Ramadan while creating crafts and discovering Ramadan books at your library!

Tue, Mar 12, All day
Come out to EVPL Oaklyn's children's area and celebrate Women's History Month with paper... more
Come out to EVPL Oaklyn's children's area and celebrate Women's History Month with paper activities, a scavenger hunt, and more!

Tue, Mar 12, 10:00am - 10:30am
Meeting Room
Bring the whole family and join us as we move & groove to old classics and new favorites!

Tue, Mar 12, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Meeting Room
Dive into the past while discussing historical fiction and nonfiction titles.

Wed, Mar 13, All day
Come out to EVPL Oaklyn's children's area and celebrate Women's History Month with paper... more
Come out to EVPL Oaklyn's children's area and celebrate Women's History Month with paper activities, a scavenger hunt, and more!

Wed, Mar 13, All day
Learn about Ramadan while creating crafts and discovering Ramadan books at your library!

Wed, Mar 13, 11:00am - 12:10pm
AARP tax professionals will be available to help navigate tax season, answer questions, and... more
AARP tax professionals will be available to help navigate tax season, answer questions, and prepare your tax return. Registration will shorten your wait. Those without appointments may not be served.
This event is full

Wed, Mar 13, 11:50am - 1:00pm
AARP tax professionals will be available to help navigate tax season, answer questions, and... more
AARP tax professionals will be available to help navigate tax season, answer questions, and prepare your tax return. Registration will shorten your wait. Those without appointments may not be served.
This event is full

Wed, Mar 13, 12:40pm - 1:50pm
AARP tax professionals will be available to help navigate tax season, answer questions, and... more
AARP tax professionals will be available to help navigate tax season, answer questions, and prepare your tax return. Registration will shorten your wait. Those without appointments may not be served.
This event is full

Wed, Mar 13, 1:30pm - 2:40pm
AARP tax professionals will be available to help navigate tax season, answer questions, and... more
AARP tax professionals will be available to help navigate tax season, answer questions, and prepare your tax return. Registration will shorten your wait. Those without appointments may not be served.
This event is full

Wed, Mar 13, 2:20pm - 3:30pm
AARP tax professionals will be available to help navigate tax season, answer questions, and... more
AARP tax professionals will be available to help navigate tax season, answer questions, and prepare your tax return. Registration will shorten your wait. Those without appointments may not be served.
This event is full

Wed, Mar 13, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
In this weekly after school program children can learn new skills and reinforce concepts... more
In this weekly after school program children can learn new skills and reinforce concepts they learn at school in a fun environment!

Wed, Mar 13, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Café
Bring your guitar and your poetry for Oaklyn Open Mic!

Thu, Mar 14, All day
Come out to EVPL Oaklyn's children's area and celebrate Women's History Month with paper... more
Come out to EVPL Oaklyn's children's area and celebrate Women's History Month with paper activities, a scavenger hunt, and more!

Thu, Mar 14, All day
Learn about Ramadan while creating crafts and discovering Ramadan books at your library!

Thu, Mar 14, 10:00am - 10:45am
Meeting Room
Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and more as we build early literacy skills through... more
Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and more as we build early literacy skills through storytime! Ages 0-23 months.

Thu, Mar 14, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Meeting Room
Get to know this work of historical fiction by Kate Quinn, who will be our SPEAK lecturer... more
Get to know this work of historical fiction by Kate Quinn, who will be our SPEAK lecturer on March 21. Light refreshments will be served.

Fri, Mar 15, All day
Come out to EVPL Oaklyn's children's area and celebrate Women's History Month with paper... more
Come out to EVPL Oaklyn's children's area and celebrate Women's History Month with paper activities, a scavenger hunt, and more!

Fri, Mar 15, All day
Learn about Ramadan while creating crafts and discovering Ramadan books at your library!

Fri, Mar 15, 9:30am - 10:30am
Meeting Room
Join us for a session of gentle stretching, functional movement, and relaxation. Yoga mats... more
Join us for a session of gentle stretching, functional movement, and relaxation. Yoga mats are provided, but limited. Feel free to bring your own!

Sat, Mar 16, All day
Come out to EVPL Oaklyn's children's area and celebrate Women's History Month with paper... more
Come out to EVPL Oaklyn's children's area and celebrate Women's History Month with paper activities, a scavenger hunt, and more!

Sat, Mar 16, All day
Learn about Ramadan while creating crafts and discovering Ramadan books at your library!

Mon, Mar 18, All day
Come out to EVPL Oaklyn's children's area and celebrate Women's History Month with paper... more
Come out to EVPL Oaklyn's children's area and celebrate Women's History Month with paper activities, a scavenger hunt, and more!

Mon, Mar 18, All day
Learn about Ramadan while creating crafts and discovering Ramadan books at your library!

Mon, Mar 18, 10:00am - 10:45am
Meeting Room
Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and activity stations each week! For children ages 2-5... more
Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and activity stations each week! For children ages 2-5 with a guardian.

Mon, Mar 18, 12:00pm - 1:10pm
AARP tax professionals will be available to help navigate tax season, answer questions, and... more
AARP tax professionals will be available to help navigate tax season, answer questions, and prepare your tax return. Registration will shorten your wait. Those without appointments may not be served.
This event is full

Mon, Mar 18, 12:50pm - 2:00pm
AARP tax professionals will be available to help navigate tax season, answer questions, and... more
AARP tax professionals will be available to help navigate tax season, answer questions, and prepare your tax return. Registration is required to keep your waiting time to a minimum.
This event is full

Mon, Mar 18, 1:40pm - 2:50pm
AARP tax professionals will be available to help navigate tax season, answer questions, and... more
AARP tax professionals will be available to help navigate tax season, answer questions, and prepare your tax return. Registration will shorten your wait. Those without appointments may not be served.
This event is full

Mon, Mar 18, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Study Room B
Come join us and make hats from looms for those in need. All hats made in this program will... more
Come join us and make hats from looms for those in need. All hats made in this program will be donated to people in the community. Registration is not required, but looms are limited.

Mon, Mar 18, 2:30pm - 3:40pm
AARP tax professionals will be available to help navigate tax season, answer questions, and... more
AARP tax professionals will be available to help navigate tax season, answer questions, and prepare your tax return. Registration will shorten your wait. Those without appointments may not be served.
This event is full

Mon, Mar 18, 3:20pm - 4:30pm
AARP tax professionals will be available to help navigate tax season, answer questions, and... more
AARP tax professionals will be available to help navigate tax season, answer questions, and prepare your tax return. Registration will shorten your wait. Those without appointments may not be served.
This event is full

Tue, Mar 19, All day
Come out to EVPL Oaklyn's children's area and celebrate Women's History Month with paper... more
Come out to EVPL Oaklyn's children's area and celebrate Women's History Month with paper activities, a scavenger hunt, and more!

Tue, Mar 19, All day
Learn about Ramadan while creating crafts and discovering Ramadan books at your library!

Tue, Mar 19, 10:00am - 10:30am
Meeting Room
Bring the whole family and join us as we move & groove to old classics and new favorites!

Wed, Mar 20, All day
Come out to EVPL Oaklyn's children's area and celebrate Women's History Month with paper... more
Come out to EVPL Oaklyn's children's area and celebrate Women's History Month with paper activities, a scavenger hunt, and more!

Wed, Mar 20, All day
Learn about Ramadan while creating crafts and discovering Ramadan books at your library!

Wed, Mar 20, 11:00am - 12:10pm
AARP tax professionals will be available to help navigate tax season, answer questions, and... more
AARP tax professionals will be available to help navigate tax season, answer questions, and prepare your tax return. Registration will shorten your wait. Those without appointments may not be served.
This event is full

Wed, Mar 20, 11:50am - 1:00pm
AARP tax professionals will be available to help navigate tax season, answer questions, and... more
AARP tax professionals will be available to help navigate tax season, answer questions, and prepare your tax return. Registration will shorten your wait. Those without appointments may not be served.
This event is full

Wed, Mar 20, 12:40pm - 1:50pm
AARP tax professionals will be available to help navigate tax season, answer questions, and... more
AARP tax professionals will be available to help navigate tax season, answer questions, and prepare your tax return. Registration will shorten your wait. Those without appointments may not be served.
This event is full

Wed, Mar 20, 1:30pm - 2:40pm
AARP tax professionals will be available to help navigate tax season, answer questions, and... more
AARP tax professionals will be available to help navigate tax season, answer questions, and prepare your tax return. Registration will shorten your wait. Those without appointments may not be served.
This event is full

Wed, Mar 20, 2:20pm - 3:30pm
AARP tax professionals will be available to help navigate tax season, answer questions, and... more
AARP tax professionals will be available to help navigate tax season, answer questions, and prepare your tax return. Registration will shorten your wait. Those without appointments may not be served.
This event is full

Wed, Mar 20, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
In this weekly after school program children can learn new skills and reinforce concepts... more
In this weekly after school program children can learn new skills and reinforce concepts they learn at school in a fun environment!

Thu, Mar 21, All day
Come out to EVPL Oaklyn's children's area and celebrate Women's History Month with paper... more
Come out to EVPL Oaklyn's children's area and celebrate Women's History Month with paper activities, a scavenger hunt, and more!

Thu, Mar 21, All day
Learn about Ramadan while creating crafts and discovering Ramadan books at your library!

Thu, Mar 21, 10:00am - 10:45am
Meeting Room
Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and more as we build early literacy skills through... more
Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and more as we build early literacy skills through storytime! Ages 0-23 months.

Fri, Mar 22, All day
Come out to EVPL Oaklyn's children's area and celebrate Women's History Month with paper... more
Come out to EVPL Oaklyn's children's area and celebrate Women's History Month with paper activities, a scavenger hunt, and more!

Fri, Mar 22, All day
Learn about Ramadan while creating crafts and discovering Ramadan books at your library!

Fri, Mar 22, 9:30am - 10:30am
Meeting Room
Join us for a session of gentle stretching, functional movement, and relaxation. Yoga mats... more
Join us for a session of gentle stretching, functional movement, and relaxation. Yoga mats are provided, but limited. Feel free to bring your own!

Sat, Mar 23, All day
Come out to EVPL Oaklyn's children's area and celebrate Women's History Month with paper... more
Come out to EVPL Oaklyn's children's area and celebrate Women's History Month with paper activities, a scavenger hunt, and more!

Sat, Mar 23, All day
Learn about Ramadan while creating crafts and discovering Ramadan books at your library!