Adult Program

Great Magazine Giveaway

Help us reduce, reuse and recycle the library's old magazines. We put out boxes of past issues for you to peruse, and take home what you want.

All magazines are free, and available to everyone on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies last, through Sunday, March 3. What's not given away by Monday will be recycled.

So be sure to bring those reusable shopping bags, and thanks for your help in keeping us green.

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Seminar: Preparing for a Job Interview

Learn the importance of first impressions, and how to present yourself to the potential employer. In this session, Jacqueline Gordon from the Robert Morris University Career Services will review tips and techniques to help you prepare for job interviews. Learn more about all our services for job seekers.

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Yarns and Yarn

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.

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Oak Park Photography Club

Share photos with other interested photographers of all skill levels.

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Chess Open Play

Open play, all ages, all skill levels.

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Living Life Mindfully: Learning to Fall: The blessings of an imperfect life

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.

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Penguin Craft

Join us at Maze for a very cool penguin craft! Best for ages 3 to 7.

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Lyric Opera Lecture: Die Meistersinger

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.

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Art Associates: "Chicago and the Art of Migration, 1900-1950"

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."

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Computer Help

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.

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