Teen Freestyle Friday

Friday, November 21, 2014 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

You're so talented, you deserve an audience. Do you sing, dance, rap, etc.? Come out and show us what you can do!! Or just sit back and prepared to be amazed.

Food and drinks provided. Teens only.

Location: 
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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Teen Freestyle Friday

Friday, October 17, 2014 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

You're so talented, you deserve an audience. Do you sing, dance, rap, etc.? Come out and show us what you can do!! Or just sit back and prepared to be amazed.

Food and drinks provided. Teens only.

Location: 
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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Senior Soundboard: What can Oak Park Township Senior Services do for you?

Wednesday, August 6, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Join us for a discussion on the mission of the Oak Park Township Senior Services. Celeste Duignan, Nutrition Program Manager, will share how the township works to enhance the quality of life for seniors in the community, by providing a broad array of supportive services that promote the values of independence, self-esteem, and dignity. This special community conversation is open for all to attend.

Location: 
Meeting Room - Dole Branch

Read & Reflect - The Swerve: How the World Became Modern

Friday, September 19, 2014 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

The last surviving manuscript of an ancient Roman philosophical epic, On the Nature of Things, by Lucretius, was a beautiful poem of the most dangerous ideas. The universe functioned without the aid of gods, religious fear was damaging to human life, and matter was made up of very small particles in eternal motion, colliding and swerving in new directions.

Location: 
Meeting Room - Dole Branch

Read & Reflect - The Warmth of Other Suns

Friday, August 15, 2014 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist Isabel Wilkerson examines the Great Migration of African-Americans from World War I to the 1970s. Interviewing more than 1,200 people, she focuses mainly on the personal stories of three Southern African-Americans who uprooted their lives to move to other parts of America.

Location: 
Meeting Room - Dole Branch

Galaxy T-Shirts

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Add some galactic flair to your wardrobe. Bring your own dark-colored t-shirt and we'll turn it into a interstellar work of art. For teens and adults.

Location: 
Meeting Room - Maze Branch
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Teen Improv Workshop

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Calling tweens and teens (5th grade and up) for improvisational drama games! Never acted before but always wanted to try? Or are you a seasoned pro who loves moment-to-moment action? Either way, join us for fun and games that are sure to test your quick-thinking skills. : hilarity will ensue...

Location: 
Meeting Room - Maze Branch

Adult Improv Workshop

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Looking for a way to let your inner comedian run free? Want to improve your quick-thinking skills? Join us for a night of spontaneous comedy. All skill levels welcome. Warning: hilarity will ensue...

Location: 
Meeting Room - Maze Branch
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Origami Jewelry

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Join us as we practice making origami jewelry. We will go through patterns for a kimono and a star, then use them to make pins or earrings. This is an adult and teen event, some folds may be difficult for children.

Location: 
Meeting Room - Maze Branch

Words on Wednesday: "Quiet: The Power of Introverts"

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

What do Bill Gates, Albert Einstein, Dr. Seuss and Rosa Parks all have in common? They are introverts. And so are at least one third of all the people we know. Through research and real stories, Cain shows that being a "wallflower" is an excellent predictor for leadership, intelligence and success. Join us to discuss this well-crafted book.

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

Location: 
Second Floor - Book Discussion Room

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