Adult Program

Public Forum with Village President Anan Abu-Taleb

Meet Oak Park Village President Anan Abu-Taleb, ask questions, get answers at this public forum.

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Words on Wednesday: "Moonwalking With Einstein"

Is it possible to go from forgetting where you put your car keys to the finals of the U.S. Memory Championship? Author Joshua Foer does just that, and explores the world of remembering. Join us to discuss this memorable read.

Copies of the book will be available at the Main Library a month before the discussion.

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Words on Wednesday: "The Optimist’s Daughter"

Set in the South, this story explores class, death and values through the conflict between Laurel, a middle-aged daughter of a judge, and her stepmother Fay. Join us to discuss this Pulitzer-Prize winning novel.

Copies of the book will be available at the Main Library a month before the discussion.

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Oak Park Tax Talk with Ali ElSaffar

Join us for a discussion on affordable taxes after retirement. Oak Park Township assessor Ali ElSaffar will address the issue of rising taxes and how best to avoid the financial liabilities. This special community conversation is open for all to attend.

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Maze Minute Challenge

3 golf balls must be stacked on top of each other and stay in place for 3 seconds. The catch? You've got just one minute to do it! Join us as we apply scientific methods and engineering principles to help deconstruct even the toughest of games. Ages 8+. Register beginning July 2.

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Robot Storytime & Craft

Calling all androids...Join Ms. Jenny & Mr. Ian for robot-themed stories, with a fun craft to follow. Domo arigato, Mr. Roboto! Best for ages 3+.

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Adult Improv Workshop

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...

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Adult Improv Workshop

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...

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The Book vs. The Movie Debate: Part Deux

Let your voice be heard at the second installment of our friendly book/film debate. This time we'll discuss which was better: the book or the movie of "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire." - BONUS - We will also talk about the upcoming film adaptation of John Green's "The Fault In Our Stars," and will be giving away two tickets to the premiere! Copies of both books and the movie will be available for checkout at the Maze Branch Library one month prior to the event. Best for ages 13+.

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Tribune Columnist Rex Huppke: "I Just Work Here"

Meet Chicago Tribune writer Rex Huppke who pens a workplace column called “I Just Work Here.” It’s a humorous weekly foray into the world of work, examining everything from email etiquette and bad bosses to the more significant workplace issues of the day. After the Oak Park resident began writing the column, Huppke jokingly declared himself “America’s Most-Beloved Workplace Advice Columnist.” No one ever questioned that, so he has humbly embraced the title.

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