Interactive Film Screening: "Ferris Bueller's Day Off"

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 6:45pm to 9:00pm

Put on your '80s gear and get ready to skip school! We'll provide complimentary Fun Packs with props you can use at strategic points throughout the film. Arrive by 6:45 pm for the Fun Pack run-through. Members of Oak Park Festival Theatre will be present to talk about their John Hughes-style take on "The Two Gentlemen of Verona" and will raffle off free tickets to their summer production in Austin Gardens.

Teens: To help plan and shape this event, complete a volunteer application at and indicate you'd like to be an Event Planner.

Second Floor - Veterans Room

Genealogy Meet-Up

Friday, July 31, 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

This monthly group is an opportunity for genealogy enthusiasts to meet up, discuss tips and helpful hints, and hear from experts in the field.

July's meet-up will offer the chance for local genealogists to get together to share information, advice, and resources they have gathered in their research.

Second Floor - Small Meeting Room

Battle of the Bands

Saturday, June 6, 2015 - 1:00pm to 5:30pm

Come to Scoville Park to watch local teens compete for a chance to advance to the regional competition in July. Besides the opportunity to hear great local bands, we'll have games and chances for the audience to win some really cool prizes just for showing up.

Rain Location: School of Rock (219 Lake St.)

This event is sponsored by the Park District of Oak Park, the Oak Park Public Library, and School of Rock.

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Applications close for Teen Summer Volunteer Program

Sunday, May 3, 2015 - 5:00pm

Calling all Oak Park teens who want to build skills, engage talents, and give back to the community this summer. Come create, perform, and help others!

Learn more and apply online at

Program runs June 8 through July 25.

For more information, contact Rachael Bild, Teen Services Librarian, at 708.452.3471 and

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Yarns and Yarn

Thursday, July 23, 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

All are welcome to join a group of avid readers who meet to discuss books while they knit and crochet blankets and scarves to donate to various charities. No knitting experience needed.

Meeting Room - Dole Branch


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