Yarns and Yarn

Thursday, November 29, 2012 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

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.

Location: 
Meeting Room - Dole Branch
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Hands On Monoprinting with Steve Fisher

Tuesday, November 27, 2012 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

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.

Location: 
Meeting Room - Maze Branch
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Illinois Regiments in the Civil War

Sunday, September 30, 2012 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Learn the important role that Illinois soldiers played in fighting for the Union in the Civil War. Civil War re-enactors Brian and Daniel Flora re-count the stories about the men from this state and the battles they fought to preserve the union. The Library offers this special program which includes photographs and lecture in collaboration with the Historical Society of Oak Park and River Forest.

Location: 
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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Bogie! Film Series: The Caine Mutiny

Wednesday, October 31, 2012 - 1:30pm to 3:45pm

Bogie! film series, every last Wednesday, January through October:
Join our ongoing film festival as we screen and discuss films starring the most famous actor of all time. Popcorn is served, discussion moderated by librarian and film historian follows each film.

Wed, Jan 25: They Drive By Night (Raoul Walsh, 1940)
Two brothers (Bogart and George Raft) struggle as wildcat truck drivers. One comes to harm, the other is accused of his friend's murder. Ann Sheridan and Ida Lupino also star. 95 min. Petrified Forest (clip, 1936).

Location: 
Meeting Room - Maze Branch

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