Adult Program

Oak Park Photography Club

Oak Park Photo Club members meet twice monthly to share digital and print photos. All skill levels welcome. Call Debby Preiser at (708) 697-6915 for more information.

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Oak Park Photography Club

Oak Park Photo Club members meet twice monthly to share digital and print photos. All skill levels welcome. Call Debby Preiser at (708) 697-6915 for more information.

When:

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Contact:



Oak Park Photography Club

Oak Park Photo Club members meet twice monthly to share digital and print photos. All skill levels welcome. Call Debby Preiser at (708) 697-6915 for more information.

When:

Where:

Contact:



Oak Park Photography Club

Oak Park Photo Club members meet twice monthly to share digital and print photos. All skill levels welcome. Call Debby Preiser at (708) 697-6915 for more information.

When:

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OP Photography Club: Photographer Peter Wagner

Meet Oak Park Photographer Peter Wagner and see his stunning images at a special meeting of the Oak Park Photography Club at the Oak Park Public Library, 834 Lake Street. This program is free and open to all photographers and others interested in photography.

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Money Smart Week: Craft Supply Drop-off

If you like to knit, scrapbook, sew or pursue some other craft, you probably have plenty of "leftovers" including yarn, paint, buttons and fabrics. Why not donate things you no longer use for and come back April 12 for "new to you" materials?

Craft supplies in good condition can be brought to the Main Library Lobby between 1 and 3 pm on April 5. Next drop-off date is Friday, April 11, between 10 am and Noon. The Craft Supply Swap will be Saturday, April 12, from Noon to 2 p.m.

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Inspiration: Living Life Mindfully - The survivors club: the secrets...

Each second of the day, someone in America faces a crisis, whether it's a car accident, violent crime, serious illness, or financial trouble. Given the inevitability of adversity, we all wonder: Who beats the odds and who surrenders? Why do some people bounce back and others give up? How can I become the kind of person who survives and thrives? The Survivors Club by author Ben Sherwood reveals the hidden side of survival and gives a much needed edge when adversity strikes. All are welcome to attend. Books are available at the Dole Branch Library one month before the discussion.

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Inspiration: Living Life Mindfully - The Antidote: Happiness for People...

What is the meaning of happiness? Can we agree on what “happiness” means? Are we engaged in a futile pursuit? Or are we just going about it the wrong way? Turning decades of self-help advice on its head, Author Oliver Burkeman introduces us to an unusual group of people who share a single, surprising way to think about life. There is an alternative path to happiness and success that involves embracing failure, pessimism, insecurity, and uncertainty; a totally original approach to self-help.All are welcome to attend.

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Words on Wednesday: "A Constellation of Vital Phenomena"

In rural Checnya, a young girl watches as her father is taken in the night by Russian soldiers. At a nearby hospital, a world-class surgeon tends to soldiers and rebels injured by landmines. In A Constellation of Vital Phenomena, readers slip in and out of their lives and back and forth in time as author Anthony Marra explores what it means to survive in a time of war. Join us to discuss this remarkable book.

Copies of the book will be available at the Main Library a month before the discussion.

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Words on Wednesday: "Behind the Beautiful Forevers"

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Boo takes a look at the bleak lives of the slum-dwellers in Mumbai, India. The author craftfully brings to life these residents. She allows the readers to know them, and appreciate their coping skills, in a world that’s atrocious to them. Join us to discuss this multiple award-winning book.

Copies of the book will be available at the Main Library a month before the discussion.

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