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Is that you leaping tall buildings in a single bound? Bring your best hero to this month's Idea Box. August 5 - August 27.

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Spin Pop Fizz Boom Show

Mad Science introduces us to the wild world of chemistry! Join us as they perform experiments to release genies from bottles and spew massive columns of foam using catalysts! Best for ages 5+. Register beginning July 15. OPPL card required.

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Getting Excited About Science Show

The exciting world of science comes to you! Join Steve Belliveau as he uncovers the mysteries behind air & water pressure, magnetism & electricity, friction, chemistry, simple machines, conservation of energy, sound and color--all in one action-packed show! Register each attendee beginning July 14. OPPL card required.

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Truth Is Stranger Than Fiction: Five Days at Memorial

Join us at Maze to discuss Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital by Sheri Fink.As the floodwaters rose after Hurricane Katrina, patients, staff, and families who sheltered in New Orleans’ Memorial Hospital faced a crisis far worse than the storm itself. Without power, an evacuation plan, or strong leadership, care-giving became chaotic, and exhausted doctors and nurses found it difficult to make even the simplest decisions. And, when it came to making the hardest decisions, some of them seem to have failed.

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The Mysterious History of England: A Test of Wills

Join us at Maze to discuss A Test of Wills by Charles Todd.The year is 1919 and King George V reigns. The “War to End All Wars” has been won. But there is no peace for Scotland Yard Inspector Ian Rutledge, recently returned from the battlefields of France shell-shocked and tormented by the ever-present voice of the young Scot he had executed for refusing an order. Escaping into his work to save his sanity, Rutledge investigates the murder of a popular colonel in Warwickshire and his alleged killer, a decorated war hero and close friend of the Prince of Wales.

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The Mysterious History of England: The Face of a Stranger

Join us at maze to discuss The Face of a Stranger by Anne Perry.The year is 1856 and Queen Victoria reigns. After recovering from a serious carriage accident, police detective William Monk finds he has lost his memory. He is assigned to investigate the brutal murder of an aristocratic Crimean war hero and in the process finds out more of his own past – and is terrified of what he learns. During his investigations he meets Hester Latterly, a forthright young woman of middle class, who nursed with Florence Nightingale in Crimea.

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"Writing Matters" Planning Group

Planning session for the "Writing Matters" event Sept. 13 with author Betsy Woodman.

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September Exhibit: “Oak Parkers: A Portrait of a Village”

“Oak Parkers: A Portrait of a Village”exhibit by Eileen Molony will be on display at the Oak Park Public Library Art Gallery from Sept. 2-29. “Oak Parkers” is a series of 52 images that capture who and what Oak Park is but could be Anywhere, USA, according to Molony, an Oak Park resident herself.

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Art Reception: Photographer Eileen Molony

“Oak Parkers: A Portrait of a Village”exhibit by Eileen Molony will be on display at the Oak Park Public Library Art Gallery from Sept. 2-29. “Oak Parkers” is a series of 52 images that capture who and what Oak Park is but could be Anywhere, USA, according to Molony, an Oak Park resident herself.

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