7th Annual Oscarthon

Saturday, February 21, 2015 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

Our Oscarthon is back, and bigger than ever! Join us in the week leading up to the 87th Academy Awards to watch some of this year’s contenders in multiple categories and enjoy popcorn, trivia, and prizes!

Wednesday, Feb. 18, 6:30 pm, Maze Branch: "Guardians of the Galaxy" (PG-13, 121 minutes)

Thursday, Feb. 19, 6:30 pm, Dole Branch: "The LEGO Movie" (PG, 100 min)

Saturday, Feb. 21, 9 am-5 pm, Main Library (estimated start times listed)

- 9 am "The Judge," (R, 141 minutes)

Location: 
Second Floor - Veterans Room

Get that scholarship!

Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Clueless about where to begin the scholarship search? Learn where to look for college scholarships and how to make your application shine! Cosette Deal from the Illinois Student Assistance Commission will guide you through online resources that will help you get the college funds you need.

This session is designed for high school juniors, seniors, and their parents. It will be repeated on Tuesday, March 10: see http://oppl.org/events/get-scholarship-0

Space is limited! Register now.

Location: 
Third Floor - Computer Classroom
Register

The Pre-Valentine's Day Jitterbug Ball: Live Music and Dance Lessons for All

Saturday, February 7, 2015 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm

Grab your favorite dance partner, put your party clothes on, and join members of Shout Section Big Band and dance educator Margot Toppen for the Valentine's Day Jitterbug Ball. Taking inspiration from her recently published children's book "Jitterbugs!" Margot will provide an all-ages swing dance lesson from 2:30 to 3 p.m. Dancers of every age will have lots of new moves to show off once Shout Section Big Band takes the stage from 3 to 4 p.m. Light refreshments will be served.

Location: 
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Event Type: 

genre X: The Feast of Love

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm

Join us for our monthly after-hours adult book discussion at Shanahan's in Forest Park. February's selection is The Feast of Love by Charles Baxter. Come ready to eat, drink, and discuss.

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

For more information on genre X, our upcoming discussions, and book-themed cocktails, visit our website and join our Goodreads group to see a list of upcoming and previous selections.

Location: 
Offsite
Shanahan's - Forest Park

Community Conversation

Thursday, February 19, 2015 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Keep talking Oak Park, we are listening!

Join Andy Leinbach, the library's Assistant Manager, Branch and Customer Services, in the Main Library Idea Box as he leads a Harwood Community Conversation to gather your insights and answers to the question: "what kind of community do you want?"

The public is invited to join these open, facilitated discussions, held "kitchen-table conversation" style, about community aspirations. An ideal number of participants at each conversation is 10 to 12 people. Conversations typically last from 60 to 90 minutes.

Location: 
First Floor - Idea Box
Event Type: 

Community Conversation

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Keep talking Oak Park, we are listening!

Join Andy Leinbach, the library's Assistant Manager, Branch and Customer Services, in the Main Library Idea Box as he leads a Harwood Community Conversation to gather your insights and answers to the question: "what kind of community do you want?"

The public is invited to join these open, facilitated discussions, held "kitchen-table conversation" style, about community aspirations. An ideal number of participants at each conversation is 10 to 12 people. Conversations typically last from 60 to 90 minutes.

Location: 
First Floor - Idea Box
Event Type: 

Community Conversation

Friday, February 13, 2015 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm

Keep talking Oak Park, we are listening!

Join Andy Leinbach, the library's Assistant Manager, Branch and Customer Services, in the Main Library Idea Box as he leads a Harwood Community Conversation to gather your insights and answers to the question: "what kind of community do you want?"

The public is invited to join these open, facilitated discussions, held "kitchen-table conversation" style, about community aspirations. An ideal number of participants at each conversation is 10 to 12 people. Conversations typically last from 60 to 90 minutes.

Location: 
First Floor - Idea Box
Event Type: 

Community Conversation

Monday, February 23, 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Keep talking Oak Park, we are listening!

Join Children's Librarian Anne Bensfield in the Main Library Idea Box as she leads a Harwood Community Conversation to gather your insights and answers to the question: "what kind of community do you want?"

The public is invited to join these open, facilitated discussions, held "kitchen-table conversation" style, about community aspirations. An ideal number of participants at each conversation is 10 to 12 people. Conversations typically last from 60 to 90 minutes.

Location: 
First Floor - Idea Box
Event Type: 

Community Conversation

Monday, February 16, 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Keep talking Oak Park, we are listening!

Join Children's Librarian Anne Bensfield in the Main Library Idea Box as she leads a Harwood Community Conversation to gather your insights and answers to the question: "what kind of community do you want?"

The public is invited to join these open, facilitated discussions, held "kitchen-table conversation" style, about community aspirations. An ideal number of participants at each conversation is 10 to 12 people. Conversations typically last from 60 to 90 minutes.

Location: 
First Floor - Idea Box
Event Type: 

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