Oak Park & River Forest Summer Camp Expo

Sunday, February 22, 2015 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm

Join us for the 1st annual Summer Camp Expo!

Learn about all the fun youth programs available this summer from various organizations around the community, including:

* Oak Park Public Library
* Park District of Oak Park
* River Forest Public Library
* School of Rock
* Steve & Kate's Camp
* Oak Park Education Foundation
* BRAVO
* Code Play Learn

Location: 
First Floor - Community Space

Pleasant Home Foundation Lecture Series: Rise of the Revivals

Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

In partnership with the Pleasant Home Foundation, join us for this Thursday night lecture series at Main Library.

Thursday, March 5, 7pm
Nick Kalogeresis, an expert in historic preservation, will discuss architecture of the estate sections in River Forest, especially the Revival Styles after World War I.

Location: 
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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Pleasant Home Foundation Lecture Series: Rise of the Revivals

Thursday, February 19, 2015 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

In partnership with the Pleasant Home Foundation, join us for this Thursday night lecture series at Main Library.

Thursday, Feb. 19, 7pm
Laurie Petersen, editor of the American Institute of Architects Guide to Chicago, will discuss Revival Style architecture found throughout the city of Chicago.

Thursday, Feb. 26, 7pm
Kris Hartzell, director at the Charles Gates Dawes House, will speak about Prairie Style architects that made the transition to the Revival Styles after World War I.

Thursday, March 5, 7pm

Location: 
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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Pleasant Home Foundation Lecture Series: Rise of the Revivals

Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

In partnership with the Pleasant Home Foundation, join us for this Thursday night lecture series at Main Library.

Thursday, Feb. 26, 7pm
Kris Hartzell, director at the Charles Gates Dawes House, will speak about Prairie Style architects that made the transition to the Revival Styles after World War I.

Thursday, March 5, 7pm
Nick Kalogeresis, an expert in historic preservation, will discuss architecture of the estate sections in River Forest, especially the Revival Styles after World War I.

Location: 
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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7th Annual Oscarthon

Saturday, February 21, 2015 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

Our Oscarthon is back, and bigger than ever! Join us in the week leading up to the 87th Academy Awards to watch some of this year’s contenders in multiple categories and enjoy popcorn, trivia, and prizes!

Wednesday, Feb. 18, 6:30 pm, Maze Branch: "Guardians of the Galaxy" (PG-13, 121 minutes)

Thursday, Feb. 19, 6:30 pm, Dole Branch: "The LEGO Movie" (PG, 100 min)

Saturday, Feb. 21, 9 am-5 pm, Main Library (estimated start times listed)

- 9 am "The Judge," (R, 141 minutes)

Location: 
Second Floor - Veterans Room

Seminar: Things About the Job Search You May Not Know … But Should

Thursday, June 11, 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Looking for a job has changed dramatically over the past few years; however, many still follow the rules of yesterday. Find out how best to modernize your search in a way that works best with your own personal style. Presenter: Richard Williams, Career Services, Triton College. Learn more about all our services for job seekers.

Location: 
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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Get that scholarship!

Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Clueless about where to begin the scholarship search? Learn where to look for college scholarships and how to make your application shine! Cosette Deal from the Illinois Student Assistance Commission will guide you through online resources that will help you get the college funds you need.

This session is designed for high school juniors, seniors, and their parents. It will be repeated on Tuesday, March 10: see http://oppl.org/events/get-scholarship-0

Space is limited! Register now.

Location: 
Third Floor - Computer Classroom
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The Pre-Valentine's Day Jitterbug Ball: Live Music and Dance Lessons for All

Saturday, February 7, 2015 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm

Grab your favorite dance partner, put your party clothes on, and join members of Shout Section Big Band and dance educator Margot Toppen for the Valentine's Day Jitterbug Ball. Taking inspiration from her recently published children's book "Jitterbugs!" Margot will provide an all-ages swing dance lesson from 2:30 to 3 p.m. Dancers of every age will have lots of new moves to show off once Shout Section Big Band takes the stage from 3 to 4 p.m. Light refreshments will be served.

Location: 
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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An evening with Rick Kogan, Elizabeth Berg and Alex Kotlowitz

Friday, March 6, 2015 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm

The American Writers Museum and Oak Park Public Library invite you to an evening with Chicago media personality Rick Kogan as he interviews best-selling authors Elizabeth Berg and Alex Kotlowitz.

Friday, March 6
Oak Park Public Library, 834 Lake St., Oak Park, IL 60301.
Doors open at 6:30 pm, program begins at 7 pm.
Hors d'oeuvres, desserts, and beverages will be served. Free onsite parking.
Centuries & Sleuths Bookstore will offer author titles for sale.

Location: 
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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