Super Spell Yeah!

Friday, June 19, 2015 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Spell Yeah! is back! Put on your best cape and save the world, one word at a time, in our spelling showdown. Doors will open at 7 pm, and spelling will commence promptly at 7:30 pm. Everyone is encouraged to come in their best superhero attire. Prizes awarded for super spelling and best costumes.

All are welcome to come and cheer on spellers as they attempt spelling glory. No need to register to cheer! First drink is on the house, then enjoy a cash bar. Two free drinks to those who cheer in costume.


Second Floor - Veterans Room

Interactive Film Screening: "Ferris Bueller's Day Off"

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 6:45pm to 9:00pm

Put on your '80s gear and get ready to skip school! We'll provide complimentary Fun Packs with props you can use at strategic points throughout the film. Arrive by 6:45 pm for the Fun Pack run-through. Members of Oak Park Festival Theatre will be present to talk about their John Hughes-style take on "The Two Gentlemen of Verona" and will raffle off free tickets to their summer production in Austin Gardens.

Teens: To help plan and shape this event, complete a volunteer application at and indicate you'd like to be an Event Planner.

Second Floor - Veterans Room

Genealogy Meet-Up

Friday, July 31, 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

This monthly group is an opportunity for genealogy enthusiasts to meet up, discuss tips and helpful hints, and hear from experts in the field.

July's meet-up will offer the chance for local genealogists to get together to share information, advice, and resources they have gathered in their research.

Second Floor - Small Meeting Room

Civil War: Leslie Goddard portrays Civil War Nurse Clara Barton

Monday, April 20, 2015 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Clara Barton earned fame as the first woman to serve as a nurse on the front lines of a battlefield. This first-person program presented by Leslie Goddard introduces Barton as a tireless worker who faced remarkable challenges in her quest to care for wounded soldiers. Learn about the medical conditions during the American Civil War and about the courage required for a woman who dared to brave the war’s front lines.

Want to learn more? "Woman of Valor: Clara Barton and the Civil War" by Stephen B. Oates (1995) is recommended.

Second Floor - Veterans Room
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