One Book, One Oak Park Book Discussion

Thursday, June 25, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Join us to discuss this summer's One Book, One Oak Park pick: "What We've Lost Is Nothing" by Rachel Louise Snyder.

In this debut novel set in Oak Park, a series of home invasions rocks a local neighborhood into examining hidden prejudices, the power of tolerance, and the evolving relationship between American cities and their suburbs.

Copies of the book will be available at Maze Branch a month before the discussion. Learn more about all of our One Book, One Oak Park events.

Location: 
Meeting Room - Maze Branch

One Book, One Oak Park Book Discussion

Friday, July 10, 2015 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Join us to discuss this summer's One Book, One Oak Park pick: "What We've Lost Is Nothing" by Rachel Louise Snyder.

In this debut novel set in Oak Park, a series of home invasions rocks a local neighborhood into examining hidden prejudices, the power of tolerance, and the evolving relationship between American cities and their suburbs.

Copies of the book will be available at Dole Branch a month before the discussion. Learn more about all of our One Book, One Oak Park events.

Location: 
Meeting Room - Dole Branch

Discuss "What We've Lost Is Nothing" at Val's Halla Records

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Join other One Book, One Oak Park readers to discuss "What We've Lost Is Nothing" by Rachel Louise Snyder. This book discussion will be held at Val's Halla Records, 239 Harrison St., a neighborhood favorite and one of the Oak Park locations mentioned in Snyder's book.

In this debut novel set in Oak Park, a series of home invasions rocks a local neighborhood into examining hidden prejudices, the power of tolerance, and the evolving relationship between American cities and their suburbs.

Location: 
Offsite
Val's Halla Records

Discuss "What We've Lost Is Nothing" at the Oak Park Regional Housing Center

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Join other readers to discuss "What We've Lost Is Nothing," this summer's One Book, One Oak Park selection. The discussion will be held at the Oak Park Regional Housing Center, 1041 South Blvd. Rob Breymaier, the Housing Center's Executive Director, will moderate the book discussion.

Location: 
Offsite
Oak Park Regional Housing Center

What's Cooking?: "Screen Doors and Sweet Tea"

Sunday, August 9, 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Each month we'll ask you to make two recipes from a designated cookbook: we'll choose the first recipe and ask you to make it at home; you choose the second and bring it to our discussion to share. We'll meet to discuss both recipes and to sample the one you chose. We'll have a potluck of tasty treats! This month's selection is "Screen Doors and Sweet Tea" by Martha Hall Foose, and our recipe choice is Proper Fried Chicken. Copies of the book are available at Maze Branch one month prior to the event.

Location: 
Meeting Room - Maze Branch
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What's Cooking?: "The Foods You Crave"

Sunday, September 13, 2015 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Each month we'll ask you to make two recipes from a designated cookbook: we'll choose the first recipe and ask you to make it at home; you choose the second and bring it to our discussion to share. We'll meet to discuss both recipes and to sample the one you chose. We'll have a potluck of tasty treats! This month's selection is "The Food You Crave" by Ellie Krieger, and our recipe choice is Sloppy Joes. Copies of the book are available at Maze Branch one month prior to the event.

Location: 
Meeting Room - Maze Branch
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What's Cooking?: "Jerusalem"

Sunday, July 12, 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Each month we'll ask you to make two recipes from a designated cookbook: we'll choose the first recipe and ask you to make it at home; you choose the second and bring it to our discussion to share. We'll meet to discuss both recipes and to sample the one you chose.

This month's selection is "Jerusalem" by Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi, and our recipe choice is Mejadra. Copies of the book are available at Maze Branch one month prior to the event.

Location: 
Meeting Room - Maze Branch
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What's Cooking?: "The Simple Art of Eating Well"

Sunday, June 14, 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Each month we'll ask you to make two recipes from a designated cookbook: we'll choose the first recipe and ask you to make it at home; you choose the second and bring it to our discussion to share. We'll meet to discuss both recipes and to sample the one you chose. We'll have a potluck of tasty treats!

This month's selection is "The Simple Art of Eating Well" by Jessie Price, and our recipe choice is Mozzarella en Carrozza. Copies of the book are available at Maze Branch one month prior to the event.

Location: 
Meeting Room - Maze Branch
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