Adult Program

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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Open Boardgame Play

Open game play on the first and third Wednesday of every month. Bring your own board games, or just bring yourself.

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Brave Movie Screening

Take a break from the cold with the story of a fiery lass! Rated PG, 93 minutes.

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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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Hands On Monoprinting with Steve Fisher

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.

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Maze Branch Library Closed

Closed for Staff Day

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Dole Branch Library Closed

Closed for Staff Day

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Illinois Regiments in the Civil War

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.

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