October 30, 2012

Oak Park Public Library News

October 30, 2012

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Celebrate National Novel Writing Month

Stop by our Idea Box, November 1 through 27 to craft your story. Choose to explore your own creative writing project, or take part in a larger, community-wide piece. Your imagination is your guide in Idea Box, where the experience is always changing, and we can all connect and discover new things. Read more about Idea Box at the Main Library ›

New Arrivals

FICTION
Kolor Klimax
Matthias Wivel

NONFICTION
How to Make Your Own Brewskis Jordan St. John

FILM
The Raid: Redemption
Action

TEEN FICTION
Tokyo Heist
Diana Renn

Current Happenings

“Mo-lection” Gives Kids a Vote

Kids can drop by the Main Library Children’s Room to vote for popular storybook characters for President. They have a choice of three slates: Trixie & Knuffle Bunny, Elephant & Piggie, or Pigeon & Duckling. The "Mo-lection" runs November 1 through 7. The slates are inspired by author/illustrator Mo Willems' loveable characters. Check out his books and find more fun stuff for kids at the library ›

International Games Day is Coming

Communities across the world are coming together in the spirit of learning through play for the 5th Annual International Games Day. Get involved locally on Saturday, November 3, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm at the Main Library. This year, event organizers with the American Library Association expect to draw more than 20,000 people at more than 1,200 libraries. Can’t join us Saturday? Check out video games from the library ›

Help for Your Health

Get trusted information from Consumer Health Complete and Medline through the library’s website. Chose either of these tools and enter your Oak Park Public Library card number and PIN. Then start researching. These are just two of many online tools the library pays for so you don’t have to. Get started now ›

More library news

Upcoming Events

Bogie Film Screening: The Caine Mutiny
Wednesday, October 31
1:30 pm Maze Branch Library

Author Cynthia Gillard with When Vaudeviille Came to Joplin
Sunday, November 4
3:00 pm Main Library Veterans Room

Film Screening: Tarzan and His Mate
Saturday, November 10
2:00 pm Main Library Veterans Room

Find more library events on our calendar.

Classes

Job Seekers Seminar: Things About the Job Search That You May Not Know…But Should
Thursday, November 8
7:00 pm Main Library Small Meeting Room

Tech Skills: Job Searching Online
Wednesday, November 14
9:30 to 11:30 am
Main Library Computer Classroom

Tech Skills: Online Tools @ Your Fingertips!
Thursday, November 15
9:30 to 11:30 am
Main Library Computer Classroom

Learn more about our classes here.

Locations

834 Lake St.
Oak Park, IL 60301
708-383-8200
845 Gunderson Ave.
Oak Park, IL 60304
708-386-4751
255 Augusta St.
Oak Park, IL 60302
708-386-9032
Open 24/7


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