Adult Program

Learn to Sing Madrigals with Oak Park Concert Chorale

Do you love to sing? The Oak Park Concert Chorale is offering a free madrigal workshop to local residents who enjoy singing. After the workshop, the community madrigal singers will perform a short concert at approximately 4 p.m.

The Oak Park Concert Chorale is one of the Midwest's leading choral ensembles featuring both a cappella and accompanied performances. Led by Director Paul Lindblad, the Chorale consists of approximately 30 singers who offer highly artistic performances of varied and exciting choral music.

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Community Conversation with Executive Director David Seleb

You are invited to join Oak Park Public Library Executive Director David Seleb as the library launches a new initiative aimed at inspiring the Oak Park community to share, to listen, to learn, and to create energy around directing change.

Conversations will be built around the common theme of community aspirations and gaining public knowledge. Seleb will ask specific questions to encourage participants to share, to listen, and to learn from each other.

The library plans to host a series of conversations throughout 2014. Conversations are now scheduled for:

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Community Conversation with Executive Director David Seleb

You are invited to join Oak Park Public Library Executive Director David Seleb as the library launches a new initiative aimed at inspiring the Oak Park community to share, to listen, to learn, and to create energy around directing change.

Conversations will be built around the common theme of community aspirations and gaining public knowledge. Seleb will ask specific questions to encourage participants to share, to listen, and to learn from each other.

The library plans to host a series of conversations throughout 2014. Conversations are now scheduled for:

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Where:

Contact:



Community Conversation with Executive Director David Seleb

You are invited to join Oak Park Public Library Executive Director David Seleb as the library launches a new initiative aimed at inspiring the Oak Park community to share, to listen, to learn, and to create energy around directing change.

Conversations will be built around the common theme of community aspirations and gaining public knowledge. Seleb will ask specific questions to encourage participants to share, to listen, and to learn from each other.

The library plans to host a series of conversations throughout 2014. Conversations are now scheduled for:

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Chess Open Play - THIS EVENT IS CANCELED

Open play, all ages, all skill levels.

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genre X: Master and Margarita - RESCHEDULED

The Jan. 28 discussion of The Master and Margarita was canceled due to extreme weather, but will occur on Tuesday, Feb. 4. Genre X's regular schedule includes discussions on the 4th Tuesday of each month.

Join us for our monthly book discussion for readers in their 20s and 30s. January's selection is The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov.

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

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genre X: Master and Margarita - THIS EVENT IS CANCELED

The Jan. 28 discussion of The Master and Margarita is being canceled due to extreme weather forecasted, and rescheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 4.

Join us for our monthly book discussion for readers in their 20s and 30s. January's selection is The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov.

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

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Oak Park Photography Club--THIS EVENT IS CANCELED

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.

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"In Our Own Backyard: Masterpieces of the Art Institute of Chicago"

Terah Walkup of the Art Institute of Chicago will present "In Our Own Backyard: Masterpieces of the Art Institute of Chicago." This free program is a collaboration with the Community Art Associates of Oak Park and the Library. The Art Institute of Chicago houses work from around the globe representing over 5,000 years of human artistic creation.

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Author Jeanne Nolan: "From the Ground Up"

Meet Jeanne Nolan, author of "From the Ground Up: A Food Growers Education, in Life, Love and Movement That's Changing the Nation." Nolan has designed and cultivated more than 650 farms and food gardens in and around Chicago. She is the designer and project manager for The Edible Gardens at Chicago's Lincoln Park Zoo, part of the nationwide initiative urging us to change the way we think about our food. The Book Table will sell books.

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