Film Screening and Discussion: "Shindler's List"

Tuesday, September 29, 2015 - 1:00pm to 5:30pm

Join film historian Doug Deuchler to view and discuss Steven Spielberg's 1993 film, "Shindler's List." Winner of seven Oscar awards, including Best Picture, the film follows the true story of Oskar Shindler (Liam Neeson) who saved more than 1,100 Jews during the Holocaust. There is be an intermission with snacks during the film which is 3 hours, 16 minutes long.

Second Floor - Veterans Room
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One Book, One Oak Park Celebration Party and Author Chat

Thursday, July 30, 2015 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

We are celebrating the community summer reading program One Book, One Oak Park with cake, goodies, and an interview with "What We've Lost Is Nothing" author Rachel Louise Snyder. Doors will open at 6:30 pm, and the online-video chat interview will begin at 7 pm.

Submit your questions now to, and we'll add what you want to know to our list for Rachel. Can't make it to the Main Library that night? Watch from our website, live and throughout August directly from our home page.

Second Floor - Veterans Room

Oak Park Creates Presents: "The Night-Like Daydreams of Wolfgang Deedle"

Saturday, August 29, 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:30pm

Join Oak Park director Dan Smolla and actress Misti Patrella for a screening and discussion of Dan's new film, "The Night-Like Daydreams of Wolfgang Deedle." Dan and Misti will talk about their filmmaking process and discuss with viewers.

"The Night-Like Daydreams of Wolfgang Deedle" is part of Oak Park Creates, the library's special collection of works by local creators. Learn more about Oak Park Creates.

Watch the movie trailer.

Second Floor - Veterans Room


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