Library League

Thursday, July 23, 2015 - 3:30pm to 6:00pm

Want to help out at the library, venture behind the scenes, eat snacks, and have fun? Then our brand-new Library League is for you! For kids entering grades 5-7. Registration necessary.

Location: 
First Floor - Storytime Room
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Super Readers Club: Celebrating Superheroes (and Superzeroes)

Wednesday, July 1, 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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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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Words on Wednesday: “What We've Lost Is Nothing" by Rachel Louise Snyder

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

In this debut novel set in Oak Park, a series of home invasions rocks a local neighborhood into examining hidden prejudices, the power of tolerance, and the evolving relationship between American cities and their suburbs.

Copies of the book will be available at the Main Library a month before the discussion.

Location: 
Second Floor - Book Discussion Room

Author Muriel E. Adams: "I Love You More!"

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Meet Oak Park author Muriel E. Adams and learn how she came to write "I Love You More: A Bedtime Story and Word Game" to help her sons remember their father after he died.

Muriel A. Adams has a Master of Business Administration degree and Master of Organizational Leadership Science degree, She currently teaches Restorative Justice classes for Governor's State University on the Triton College campus.

Location: 
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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SCORE Small Business Counseling Sessions

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 9:30am to 12:30pm

Free business counseling/mentoring for start-ups, existing small businesses and budding entrepreneurs provided by business professionals from SCORE, a nonprofit association and resource partner of the Small Business Administration. The private, hour-long counseling sessions are held by appointment only on the second Tuesday of every month in 3rd Floor Group Study Rooms C and D at 9:30am, 10:30am and 11:30am. Appointments can be made online at www.scorechicago.org (Choose “Oak Park Public Library” from the drop down list of locations) or by phone at 312-353-7724.

Location: 
Third Floor - Group Study Room D
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