Book Buzz

Tuesday, September 22, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Attention book lovers! Want to learn about future bestsellers before they become bestsellers? How about a chance to read books before they are published? Our library is hosting a Penguin Random House rep who will buzz about forthcoming books and give readers the inside scoop on Spring 2016 titles. Excerpt samplers, book catalogs, and tote bats will be available to attendees.

Location: 
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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One Book, One Oak Park Book Discussion: BYO Baby

Monday, July 20, 2015 - 10:30am to 11:30am

Join us to discuss this summer's One Book, One Oak Park pick: "What We've Lost Is Nothing" by Rachel Louise Snyder.

In this debut novel set in Oak Park, a series of home invasions rocks a local neighborhood into examining hidden prejudices, the power of tolerance, and the evolving relationship between American cities and their suburbs.

This book discussion is for caregivers with young children and will be held in Children's Services. Toys and books will be provided for babies' and toddlers' entertainment while grown-ups chat.

Location: 
First Floor - Storytime Room

Words on Wednesday: One Book, One Oak Park

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Join us to discuss this summer's One Book, One Oak Park pick: "What We've Lost Is Nothing" by Rachel Louise Snyder.

In this debut novel set in Oak Park, a series of home invasions rocks a local neighborhood into examining hidden prejudices, the power of tolerance, and the evolving relationship between American cities and their suburbs.

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

Location: 
Second Floor - Book Discussion Room

Genealogy Meet-Up Lecture

Friday, September 25, 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.

September's Meet-Up will have Thomas MacEntee as our guest lecturer to talk about "Building Your Research Toolbox".

Location: 
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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Medicare: Understanding Your Healthcare Options

Thursday, June 4, 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Join licensed insurance agent, Lawanda Shelton, to get answers about Medicare and how it works. What is Part A? What is Part B? What are Medicare Advantage Plans? What is Part D? These sessions will assist seniors not yet retired, current Medicare-eligible retirees, and those seniors considering changing their current Medicare coverage. At each program session, attendees will have the opportunity to sign up to schedule a FREE private consultation at their convenience.

Program dates:
Session 1, Thursday, May 21, 2-4 pm
Session 2, Thursday, June 4, 2-4 pm

Location: 
First Floor - Community Space
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