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: 

Community Conversation

Monday, February 9, 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

Saturday, February 21, 2015 - 11:00am to 12:30pm

Keep talking Oak Park, we are listening!

Join Martyn Churchouse, the library's Materials Services Assistant Manager, in 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: 

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