Local artist, Maggie Leininger,will be spinning a giant pile of wool into yarn using both a spinning wheel and an assortment of drop spindles. The project revolves around the literary connection of cloth making in our fairy tales such as Rumpelstiltskin.
Join French Conversation Hour to keep up your French language skills through open conversation with other French speakers. Whether you speak enough to hold a basic conversation, or you can rattle off long stories, all are welcome. No class, no formal lesson - just practice for current French speakers.
Your spot at a quiet table has been reserved. Stop by starting December 9 and ask for space to study alone or with a group. Brain fuel will periodically be provided.
Each month we'll ask you to make two recipes from a designated cookbook: we'll choose the first recipe and ask you to make it at home; you choose the second and bring it to our discussion to share. We'll meet to discuss both recipes and to sample the one you chose. We'll have a potluck of tasty treats! This month's selection is "Gran Cocina Latina by Maricel Presilla, and our recipe choice is Baked Rice with Pumpkin, Poblanos and Cilantro. Copies of the book are available at Maze Branch one month prior to the event.
Just in time for the holidays, get an honest dose of parenting experiences turned to prose. Award-winning author and journalist Michele Weldon will read from her latest ebook, Just Me and My Three Sons. But theres more! Writers of all ages and experiences are invited to submit their own 300-word story about your parents, your life as a parent or caring for your parents.
Join Michele Weldon to share parenting stories on Wednesday, Dec. 3, at 7 p.m. at the Oak Park Public Library, 834 Lake Street.
Join us for a cookie exchange this month! Select a cookie recipe from Chewy Gooey Crispy Crunchy by Alice Medrich, make 72 cookies (or more!) and bring them to swap for other delicious treats! Bring a container to take home your scrumptious cookies. Copies of the book are available at Maze one month prior to the event.
We're asking for advice in this month's Idea Box.
Share, Steal or Forget it. October 2- October 28.
Lecture on architecture.
Pleasant Home lectures