Money Smart Week: Save Money on Movies and More with OPPL Card

Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Cut the cord in 2015! Save money on movies, TV shows, magazines subscriptions and more with your OPPL Card.

Thinking about ditching cable this year? Did you know that you can download or stream entertainment in the form of free music, popular movies, independent films, magazines, and ebooks to your smartphone, tablet, and desktop computer? Gretchen Rings, Digital Collections Librarian for the Oak Park Public Library, will demonstrate what the library has to offer that can save you money! Librarians will be on hand to answer specific questions after the presentation.

Location: 
Second Floor - Small Meeting Room
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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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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 oppl.org/teens and indicate you'd like to be an Event Planner.

Location: 
Second Floor - Veterans Room

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