Adult Program

Celebrating Seniors: Healthy Brain, Healthy Memory

Would you like to keep your brain working well as long as possible? Dr. Linda Sasser can help you learn about your brain and learn activities which can help you maintain and even improve brain function. Learn how memory works, how memory changes with age, and strategies for improving retention and recall.

Linda Sasser holds a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology and has more than 25 years of experience as a professor of educational and cognitive psychology. For more information, see www.brainandmemoryhealth.com.

When:

Where:

Contact:



Genealogy Online

Explore the best free sites and databases available for genealogical research. To attend: must have basic computer skills.

When:

Where:

Contact:



An Evening with Fab Four FAQ: The Beatles Performing Years 1957-1966

Learn more about the Beatles' musical journey between 1957 and 1966. Join Robert Rodriguez to see a 50-minute documentary which
traces the origins of the group, from their skiffle days as The Quarry Men through the decision to cease touring in 1966, amidst controversies as the group segued into becoming a studio act. The mini-documentary includes rare photos, interviews, concert segments and promos - as well as an audio recording made of The Quarry Men on the very day that John and Paul were introduced.

When:

Where:

Contact:



Craft Supply Swap Open to All

Local crafters have donated "leftover" craft supplies including yarn, paint and fabrics. You are welcome to select "new to you" materials in the Pop-Up Space adjacent to the Main Library lobby. Any materials left over after the Craft Supply Swap will be donated to the Economy Shop.

When:

Where:

Contact:



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 on Friday, April 11, between 10 am and Noon. The Craft Supply Swap will be Saturday, April 12, from Noon to 2 pm.

When:

Where:

Contact:



Money Smart Week: Download Free Music and Indie Film

Did you know that you can download free music and independent films onto your computer, Ipad or any Smart Phone to enjoy at your leisure? All you need is your Oak Park Public Library card and pin number.

At this free session,learn how to utilize these free services from Gretchen Rings of Oak Park Public Library's Digital Services Department.

Through Freegal (sounds like “legal”) which is now available on the Oak Park Public Library’s website, you can stream and download music and music videos.

When:

Where:

Contact:



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

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.

When:

Where:

Contact:



Seminar: Tips for Submitting Online Job Applications

Did you know that online job applications are used as a screening tool for employers? Learn what to watch out for, how to answer questions, and techniques for completing online applications. Presenter: David Grier, Chicago Federation of Labor Workers Assistance Committee. Learn more about all our services for job seekers.

When:

Where:

Contact:



Seminar: Preparing for a Job Interview

Learn the importance of first impressions, and how to present yourself to the potential employer. We will review tips and techniques to help you prepare for job interviews. Presenter: Presenter: David Grier, Chicago Federation of Labor Workers Assistance Committee. Learn more about all our services for job seekers.

When:

Where:

Contact:



Seminar: Do I Really Need a Cover Letter?

How important is having a cover letter? According to a recent survey of employers, it’s very important. In this seminar, you will review the components of a cover letter, and what you should and should not be including in one. Presenter: David Grier, Chicago Federation of Labor Workers Assistance Committee.

When:

Where:

Contact:



Pages