Interactive Film Screening: "Ferris Bueller's Day Off"

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 6:45pm to 9:00pm

Put on your '80s gear and get ready to skip school! We'll provide complimentary Fun Packs with props you can use at strategic points throughout the film. Arrive by 6:45 pm for the Fun Pack run-through. Members of Oak Park Festival Theatre will be present to talk about their John Hughes-style take on "The Two Gentlemen of Verona" and will raffle off free tickets to their summer production in Austin Gardens.

Teens: To help plan and shape this event, complete a volunteer application at oppl.org/teens and indicate you'd like to be an Event Planner.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room

SCORE Small Business Counseling Sessions

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 9:30am to 12:30pm

Free business counseling/mentoring for start-ups, existing small businesses, and budding entrepreneurs provided by business professionals from SCORE, a nonprofit association and resource partner of the Small Business Administration. The private, hourlong counseling sessions are held by appointment only on the second Tuesday of every month in Third Floor Group Study Rooms C and D at 9:30 am, 10:30 am, and 11:30 am. Appointments can be made online at www.scorechicago.org (Choose "Oak Park Public Library" from the drop-down list of locations) or by phone at 312.353.7724.

Location: 
Main Library
Event Type: 

SCORE Small Business Counseling Sessions

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 9:30am to 12:30pm

Free business counseling/mentoring for start-ups, existing small businesses, and budding entrepreneurs provided by business professionals from SCORE, a nonprofit association and resource partner of the Small Business Administration. The private, hourlong counseling sessions are held by appointment only on the second Tuesday of every month in Third Floor Group Study Rooms C and D at 9:30 am, 10:30 am, and 11:30 am. Appointments can be made online at www.scorechicago.org (Choose "Oak Park Public Library" from the drop-down list of locations) or by phone at 312.353.7724.

Location: 
Main Library
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Oak Park Photo Club

Monday, July 13, 2015 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Oak Park Photo Club members meet twice monthly to share digital and print photos. All skill levels welcome. Call Debby Preiser at 708.697.6915 for more information.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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Yarns and Yarn

Thursday, July 9, 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: 
Dole Branch
Dole Branch
Meeting Room - Dole Branch
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A Liar's Workshop: Learn Humor Writing Techniques (Part 2)

Wednesday, July 8, 2015 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Humor is central to helping people connect with and remember an idea, message, or point. In this free two-part Humor Writing Workshop, try five easy-to-learn techniques taught by Debra Schwartz, a writing instructor at Arizona State University.

This is the second session of a two-part series. Reservations are preferred. Call 708.697.6915.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Event Type: 

A Liar's Workshop: Learn Humor Writing Techniques (Part 1)

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Humor is central to helping people connect with and remember an idea, message, or point. In this free two-part Humor Writing Workshop, try five easy-to-learn techniques taught by Debra Schwartz, a writing instructor at Arizona State University.

This is the first in a two-part series. The second session is on Wednesday, July 8, 7-9 pm. Reservations are preferred. Call 708.697.6915.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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Genealogy Meet-Up: Lecture on Cemetery Research

Friday, June 26, 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

This monthly group is an opportunity for genealogy enthusiasts to meet up, discuss tips and helpful hints, and hear from experts in the field.

June's meet-up will feature guest lecturer and certified genealogist Jeanne Larzalere Bloom, who will give the presentation "Pushing Up Daisies: Cemetery Research." Attendees will learn how to find burial information through online resources, books, property records, lot ownership cards, and on-site visits.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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