Yarns and Yarn

Thursday, June 25, 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

All are welcome to join a group of avid readers who meet to discuss books while they knit and crochet blankets and scarves to donate to various charities. No knitting experience needed.

Location: 
Meeting Room - Dole Branch
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Yarns and Yarn

Thursday, June 11, 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

All are welcome to join a group of avid readers who meet to discuss books while they knit and crochet blankets and scarves to donate to various charities. No knitting experience needed.

Location: 
Meeting Room - Dole Branch
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Adult Improv Workshop

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Looking for a way to let your inner comedian run free? Want to improve your quick-thinking skills? Join us for a night of spontaneous comedy. All skill levels welcome. Warning: hilarity will ensue...

Location: 
Maze Branch
Maze Branch
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Charles Laughton Film Screening: "Witness for the Prosecution"

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - 1:30pm to 4:00pm

Tortured but brilliant, Oscar-winner Charles Laughton (1899-1962) was one of the most recognizable and talented actors of his time. Since his portly figure and decidedly un-handsome face meant that leading man roles were not open to him, Laughton carved a career playing a variety of monsters and misfits in films like "The Private Life of Henry VIII" and "The Hunchback of Notre Dame." Today,July 15, at 1:30 p.m., is the final day to join Oak Park film historian Doug Deuchler to screen and discuss some of Charles Laughton's most unforgettable films.

Location: 
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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Charles Laughton Film Screening: "The Big Clock"

Wednesday, July 8, 2015 - 1:30pm to 4:00pm

Tortured but brilliant, Oscar-winner Charles Laughton (1899-1962) was one of the most recognizable and talented actors of his time. Since his portly figure and decidedly un-handsome face meant that leading man roles were not open to him, Laughton carved a career playing a variety of monsters and misfits in films like "The Private Life of Henry VIII" and "The Hunchback of Notre Dame." Through Wednesday, July 15, at 1:30 p.m., join Oak Park film historian Doug Deuchler on Wednesday afternoons to screen and discuss some of Charles Laughton's most unforgettable films.

Location: 
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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Charles Laughton Film Series: "This Land is Mine"

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 - 1:30pm to 4:00pm

Tortured but brilliant, Oscar-winner Charles Laughton (1899-1962) was one of the most recognizable and talented actors of his time. Since his portly figure and decidedly un-handsome face meant that leading man roles were not open to him, Laughton carved a career playing a variety of monsters and misfits in films like "The Private Life of Henry VIII" and "The Hunchback of Notre Dame." Through Wednesday, July 15, at 1:30 p.m., join Oak Park film historian Doug Deuchler on Wednesday afternoons to screen and discuss some of Charles Laughton's most unforgettable films.

Location: 
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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