College Admission 101: Tips for an Angst-Free College Hunt and Application

Saturday, October 10, 2015 - 10:30am to 1:00pm

Parents and college-bound high school students (sophomores through seniors) will learn important tips in this free presentation.

Kathleen Haney, MSEd, a former junior college and university program director, faculty member and advisor, and academic coordinator at a major university medical center, will share practical tips on:
--Organizing your thought process for strategic action in setting realistic goals with your student
--Determining what institutions and locales meet the student's interests and abilities

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Small Meeting Room

Adult Improv Workshop

Tuesday, October 6, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Looking for a way to let your inner comedian run free? Want to improve your quick-thinking skills? Join us for a night of spontaneous comedy. All skill levels welcome. Warning: hilarity will ensue...

Location: 
Maze Branch
Maze Branch
Meeting Room - Maze Branch
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Friends of the Library Folk Music Concert: Matt Watroba

Monday, October 5, 2015 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Matt Watroba is first and foremost a community singer. He has the knack for picking the perfect songs and stories for the audience in front of him. In concert, at a festival, in a library, in a school, or in the park, you can count on a performance that will get you singing, make you laugh, and leave you feeling a little bit better about the world we live in.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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Writober

Sunday, October 4, 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

If you're going to run a 5K marathon, you need to train. If you're going to write 50,000 words for NaNoWriMo (or just for yourself), you need to practice. Come in for the Oak Park Public Library's Writober Program to get some tips and tools and time to write!

Location: 
Main Library
First Floor - Community Space

Artist Matthew James Collins: The Dream Incarnate: Plein Air Landscape Painting

Wednesday, September 30, 2015 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Matthew James Collins, raised in Oak Park and a graduate of Oak Park-River Forest High School, will share stories from his experience working as an artist and studying and researching the classical techniques of painting and sculpture in Italy over the past 15 years. Collins will present a lecture "A Dream Incarnate: Plein Air Landscape Painting in Italy." The lecture, a collaboration with the Oak Park Art League, is free and open to the public.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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