An evening with Rick Kogan, Elizabeth Berg and Alex Kotlowitz

Friday, March 6, 2015 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm

The American Writers Museum and Oak Park Public Library invite you to an evening with Chicago media personality Rick Kogan as he interviews best-selling authors Elizabeth Berg and Alex Kotlowitz.

Friday, March 6
Oak Park Public Library, 834 Lake St., Oak Park, IL 60301.
Doors open at 6:30 pm, program begins at 7 pm.
Hors d'oeuvres, desserts, and beverages will be served. Free onsite parking.
Centuries & Sleuths Bookstore will offer author titles for sale.

Location: 
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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Block Party!

Sunday, February 1, 2015 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm

CANCELED
Calling all budding engineers! Use our wooden blocks to build whatever your imagination can come up with, from zoos to skyscrapers.

Location: 
First Floor - Storytime Room
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aMAZEing Art: Tom Javorcic

Monday, December 1, 2014 - 12:00am

Each month, the aMAZEing Art program displays the work of an artist in the Maze Branch Library, providing inspiration for our community. Some artists also lead programs that give an insight into their creative process.

The work of Tom Javorcic will be on display at the Maze Branch Library through December.

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Community Conversation

Thursday, February 19, 2015 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Keep talking Oak Park, we are listening!

Join Andy Leinbach, the library's Assistant Manager, Branch and Customer Services, in the Main Library Idea Box as he leads a Harwood Community Conversation to gather your insights and answers to the question: "what kind of community do you want?"

The public is invited to join these open, facilitated discussions, held "kitchen-table conversation" style, about community aspirations. An ideal number of participants at each conversation is 10 to 12 people. Conversations typically last from 60 to 90 minutes.

Location: 
First Floor - Idea Box
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Community Conversation

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Keep talking Oak Park, we are listening!

Join Andy Leinbach, the library's Assistant Manager, Branch and Customer Services, in the Main Library Idea Box as he leads a Harwood Community Conversation to gather your insights and answers to the question: "what kind of community do you want?"

The public is invited to join these open, facilitated discussions, held "kitchen-table conversation" style, about community aspirations. An ideal number of participants at each conversation is 10 to 12 people. Conversations typically last from 60 to 90 minutes.

Location: 
First Floor - Idea Box
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Let's Dance!

Monday, March 30, 2015 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

There is no better way to welcome Spring Break, then with a little dancing. Jeff award nominee and acclaimed children's dance teacher, Marissa Moritz is ready to leap and pirouette through the library. Ages 5+. Registration with Oak Park Library card necessary.

Location: 
Meeting Room - Maze Branch
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Parent Workshop: Tech Night with District 97

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Teacher librarians from District 97 along with Oak Park Public Library librarians will demonstrate databases and apps for parents of elementary and middle school kids to showcase all that is offered with this joint partnership between the schools and library. Please bring your own device if possible. Registration with an Oak Park Public Library card necessary.

Location: 
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Event Type: 
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