Adult Program

Family Craft: Origami Halloween

Come join us at Maze as we make origami Halloween decorations. We will be doing simple patterns that can be replicated at home, so all ages are welcome. Make your party stand out this year with some great horrorgami!

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genre X Presents: Foodie Bingo

Craving some friendly competition and delicious foodie fun? Join us for an evening of bingo with multiple rounds of prizes for adults who love to eat, drink, and spell B-I-N-G-O.

No registration required, just be ready for an epic bingo showdown.

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Rembrandt van Rijn: Overcoming Success

Professor Munman will present an overview of Rembrandt’s career, from the visually bold canvases of his youth, to the magisterial self and group portraits of his maturity, to his deeply felt interpretations of Biblical narratives.

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genre X: Woke Up Lonely

genre X is on tour! Join us for our monthly book discussion for readers in their 20s and 30s, now popping up at a new location each month. November's selection is Woke Up Lonely by Fiona Maazel. November's location to be announced.

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

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genre X: The Lottery

genre X is on tour! Join us for our monthly book discussion for readers in their 20s and 30s, now popping up at a new location each month. October's selection is The Lottery by Shirley Jackson. October's location to be announced.

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

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genre X: Blindness

genre X is on tour! Join us for our monthly book discussion for readers in their 20s and 30s, now popping up at a new location each month. September's selection is Blindness by José Saramago. September's location to be announced.

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

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genre X: Play It As It Lays

genre X is on tour! Join us for our monthly book discussion for readers in their 20s and 30s, now popping up at a new location each month. August's selection is Play It As It Lays by Joan Didion. Join us to discuss at Fat Duck Tavern, 7218 Madison St., Forest Park.

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

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Learn How Author/Artist Roberta Raymond Created “Amy and the Amaryllis”

Meet Oak Park author/artist Roberta L. Raymond and see her newly published children's book. “Amy and the Amaryllis” was written by Roberta L. Raymond and illustrated in light and lively watercolors with pen and ink. The book is designed by James Groll and is published by the Garden Club of Oak Park and River Forest. Books will be available for sale and signing for $20.

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Words of Wisdom: Oral Histories of Rural Illinois Women

After completing an audio documentary workshop at Duke University, long-time Oak Park psychologist Jane Samuelson conducted oral histories of older women in rural Champaign County, Illinois. Samuelson heard stories of a way of life that has virtually disappeared. These women were first-hand witnesses to the transition from the family farm to mechanized agriculture, and then to agribusiness.

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Battle of the Bulge: The Forgotten Heroes

Celebrate the 70th anniversary of WWII's Battle of the Bulge which happened in December 1944. Hear the stories and walk in the footsteps of American soldiers who battled against Hitler's forces 70 years ago.

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