Get that scholarship!

Tuesday, March 10, 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. This session is also being held on Thursday, February 26: see

Space is limited! Register now.

Third Floor - Computer Classroom

Free Music Event: Grupo Cha Cha

Sunday, April 26, 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

This dynamic Chicago Latin jazz group promises to take you on a thrilling journey of lively salsa, merengue, cha cha cha, samba, rumba, and Latin jazz beats. The band's focus for this concert will be music by women composers of Latin music performed by Latin women musicians. Hear music from top female composers including Elaine Elias, Andrea Brachfeld, and Rebecca Mauleon, along with Chicago's very own Mujeres Unidas! Grupo Cha Cha are known as the Sly and the Family Stone of Latin bands because of their gender and ethnic diversity.

Second Floor - Veterans Room
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Money Smart Week: Craft Supply Swap Collection

Saturday, April 18, 2015 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

If you like to knit, scrapbook, sew, or pursue some other craft, you probably have plenty of "leftovers." Why not trade those things you no longer use for "new to you" materials?

To celebrate Money Smart Week, crafters are invited to bring craft supplies in good condition to the Main Library Lobby on Saturday mornings, April 11 and 18, between 10 a.m. and noon. Donors will receive a coupon good to redeem for "new to you" materials at the Craft Supply Swap on Saturday, April 26, from 10 a.m. to noon.

First Floor - Community Space
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CANCELED - An evening with Rick Kogan, Elizabeth Berg, and Alex Kotlowitz

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


Please contact Debby Preiser at 708.697.6915 to arrange for your ticket refund. The library and American Writers Museum will determine if and when the event will be rescheduled.

Proceeds were to benefit the Oak Park Public Library and the creation of the American Writers Museum, set to open in Chicago in 2016 as the nation's first museum dedicated to celebrating American writers and their influence on our history, our identity, our culture, and our daily lives.

Second Floor - Veterans Room
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