Hollywood Goes to War: "Cry Havoc"

Monday, July 1, 2013 - 1:30pm to 4:00pm

President Franklin D. Roosevelt promoted film as a key war industry which showcased heroism, selflessness and the need for co-operation. Watch the conflicts among a motley crew of Army nurses who are stationed in Bataan at the time of the Japanese invasion in this 1943 film. Oak Park film historian Doug Deuchler leads discussion.

Location: 
Second Floor - Veterans Room

Computer Help

Friday, May 31, 2013 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

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.

Location: 
Dole Branch

Navigating Life, Roller Derby Style

Tuesday, April 30, 2013 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Looking for a reality check on Roller Derby? Come find out about Roller Derby culture, attraction, history and evolution. Local derby players provide insight into both how to play and how to watch - including written reflection of firsthand experiences, film clips and vibrant Q&A opportunities.

Presenters include:

Erica Cuneen: Erica skates for Chicago Outfit Roller Derby league as "Busty Broke'Her #4" and is writing a book about her Derby experience.

Nicole Matos: Nicole represents Chicago Outfit, competing as "Nicomatose #DOA".

Location: 
Second Floor - Veterans Room

Computer Help

Friday, March 1, 2013 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

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.

Location: 
Dole Branch

Great Magazine Giveaway

Friday, March 1, 2013 - 9:00am to 6:00pm

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.

Location: 
First Floor - Community Space

Seminar: Preparing for a Job Interview

Thursday, February 28, 2013 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

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.

Location: 
Second Floor - Small Meeting Room
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Yarns and Yarn

Thursday, February 28, 2013 - 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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