Author Bob Sullivan: The Plateau Effect

NBC investigative journalist, Bob Sullivan, will present on his book, "The Plateau Effect: Getting from Stuck to Success." This new book shows how athletes, scientists, therapists, companies, and musicians around the world are learning to break through their plateaus -- to turn off the forces that cause people to “get used to” things -- and turn on human potential and happiness in ways that seemed impossible.

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Camp Idea Box

Why camp out when you can camp in? Our little room becomes the big outdoors as we celebrate the wilderness this July in the Main Library's Idea Box. July 10 through 31.

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Oak Park Photography Club

Oak Park Photo Club members meet twice monthly to share digital and print photos. All skill levels welcome. Call Debby Preiser at (708) 697-6915 for more information.

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Board of Library Trustees: Regular Meeting

Board of Library Trustees: Regular Meeting

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Lyric Opera Lecture: La Clemenza di Tito

Explore the story and music from "La Clemenza di Tito" by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart with an experienced Lyric Opera lecturer. Personal and political power plays in Rome take center stage in this musically ravishing and dramatically complex story. This is Mozart at his most modern – with riveting, desperately conflicted characters and extraordinary music for both solo voices and chorus.

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Lyric Opera Lecture: Madama Butterfly

Explore the story and music of "Madama Butterfly" by Giacomo Puccini with an experienced Lyric Opera lecturer. The lovely geisha, Cio-Cio-San,is a child bride who gives up her family, her religion, and her culture to marry the callous American naval officer B. F. Pinkerton. They savor a few nights of ecstasy and then he sails blithely away, leaving her with the hope that one day he’ll return.

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Paintings, Sketches & Pastels: The Artwork of Joseph V. Lawlor

The family of Joseph V. Lawlor, mounts an exhibit of this former Oak Park artist. A reception will be held Tuesday,July 30, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Gallery.

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Peekaboo, I Love You: Baby Storytime!

Join storyteller/music teacher Miss Pat in this special class in which music and language partner to uncover new ways to say “I love you." Get ready to sing, bounce, tickle, sway, rock, and tap your toes to children’s songs from Sweden, New Zealand, Scotland, France, and America! For babies up to 18 months with a caregiver. Register in person, online at oppl.org/events or by calling 708.386.9032 beginning July 18.

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Open Boardgame Play

Open game play on the first and third Wednesday of every month. Bring your own board games, or just bring yourself.

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Open Boardgame Play

Open game play on the first and third Wednesday of every month. Bring your own board games, or just bring yourself.

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