Diagnosed with Lou Gehrig's disease, Author Phillips Simmons shares his unexpected lessons in living, where he finds answers to life's deepest questions, from turtle behavior to Buddhist philosophy, and introduces the inhabitants of his small New England town. Learning to fall: The blessings of an imperfect life take readers on a journey of acceptance and letting go. Inspiration: Living Life Mindfully book discussion features a new non-fiction title each month.
Join us at Maze for a very cool penguin craft! Best for ages 3 to 7.
Charlie DeWitt of the Lyric Opera Lecture Corps will present the history and music of "Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg." This is the seventh Lyric Opera Lectures in the 2012-2013 series shared by Oak Park and River Forest Public Libraries.
David Stark of the Art Institute of Chicago shares art and stories about the immigrant experience in Chicago with his lecture "They Seek a City: Chicago and the Art of Migration."
Ask Dole staff your computer help questions during 20-minute one-on-one sessions. We can answer questions about web searching, online job hunting, using email and word processing programs, and Oak Park Public Library's array of online research tools. Please register at least 24 hours in advance at 708-386-9032.
Open game play on the first and third Wednesday of every month. Bring your own board games, or just bring yourself.
Take a break from the cold with the story of a fiery lass! Rated PG, 93 minutes.
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. No registration required.
Learn the most painterly form of printing with Steve Fisher! Monoprinting can be done by anyone with one of a kind results. It's spontaneous, and you'll be able to recreate this technique at home! This program is limited to 20 people but children (8 yrs +) - adults will enjoy it. Registration is required.
Closed for Staff Day