Attention: All buildings will close at 5 pm on Wednesday, November 26 and all day Thursday, November 27 for the Thanksgiving holiday. Normal hours will resume on Friday, November 28. Always open @oppl.org.

Battle of the Bands

Saturday, June 1, 2013 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm

Watch local teens compete in newly re-opened Scoville Park! Winners will advance to the regional competition in July. All band members are between 12 and 20 years of age.

Location: Scoville Park, 800 Lake St.
Rain location: Stevenson Center, 49 Lake St.

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Derby Day

Monday, July 1, 2013 - 10:30am to 11:30am

Celebrate your child's independence with an obstacle course derby! Bring your fastest baby or toddler for a race to the finish line. Prizes will be awarded! For babies, 1s, and 2s. All are welcome, no registration required.

Location: 
Meeting Room - Maze Branch

Teen Improv Workshop

Tuesday, April 30, 2013 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Calling tweens and teens (5th grade and up) for improvisational drama games at the Maze Branch! Never acted before but always wanted to
try? Or are you a seasoned pro that loves moment-to-moment action? Either way, come join us for fun and games that are sure to test your
quick-thinking skills. Warning: hilarity will ensue...

Location: 
Meeting Room - Maze Branch
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Navigating Life, Roller Derby Style

Tuesday, April 30, 2013 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Looking for a reality check on Roller Derby? Come find out about Roller Derby culture, attraction, history and evolution. Local derby players provide insight into both how to play and how to watch - including written reflection of firsthand experiences, film clips and vibrant Q&A opportunities.

Presenters include:

Erica Cuneen: Erica skates for Chicago Outfit Roller Derby league as "Busty Broke'Her #4" and is writing a book about her Derby experience.

Nicole Matos: Nicole represents Chicago Outfit, competing as "Nicomatose #DOA".

Location: 
Second Floor - Veterans Room

Great Magazine Giveaway

Friday, March 1, 2013 - 9:00am to 6:00pm

Help us reduce, reuse and recycle the library's old magazines. We put out boxes of past issues for you to peruse, and take home what you want.

All magazines are free, and available to everyone on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies last, through Sunday, March 3. What's not given away by Monday will be recycled.

So be sure to bring those reusable shopping bags, and thanks for your help in keeping us green.

Location: 
First Floor - Community Space

Teen Improv Workshop

Tuesday, January 29, 2013 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Calling all teens (ages 11 and up) for improvisational drama games at the Maze Branch! Never acted before but always wanted to try? Or are you a seasoned pro that loves moment-to-moment action? Either way, come join us for fun and games that are sure to test your quick-thinking skills. Warning: hilarity will ensue...

Location: 
Meeting Room - Maze Branch
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