GEMS: Archaeology Edition (Girls Excelling in Math and Science)

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

DIG in and get dirty while learning about archaeology. Learn how archaeologists gather and analyze information about past cultures. We'll be doing our own mini-dig: searching for artifacts, identifying animal bones, and more! Please dress to get dirty. For girls entering grades 4-7, registration necessary. Find out more at gemsclub.org.

Location: 
Second Floor - Small Meeting Room
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One Book, One Oak Park Book Discussion: BYO Baby

Monday, July 20, 2015 - 10:30am to 11:30am

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.

This book discussion is for caregivers with young children and will be held in Children's Services. Toys and books will be provided for babies' and toddlers' entertainment while grown-ups chat.

Location: 
First Floor - Storytime Room

Words on Wednesday: One Book, One Oak Park

Wednesday, July 15, 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 the Main Library a month before the discussion.

Location: 
Second Floor - Book Discussion Room

Super Readers Club: Girl Power! Great Comics Written by Women

Wednesday, June 17, 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

For independent readers of all ages, this book club is about the awesomeness of comics and graphic novels. Each week, we'll celebrate a theme, enjoy refreshments, swap reviews and recommendations, play a game, and of course check out some new reading! Registration is not required; bring a book to show off or something super to share.

Location: 
First Floor - Storytime Room
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