Teen Read Week Debate: The Book vs. The Movie

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Which was better, the book or the movie? Come prepared to argue your side at the Teen Read Week Debate! The candidates are "The Perks of Being a Wallflower," "Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist," "The Hunger Games," and "The Golden Compass." Copies of the books and movies will be available for checkout at the Maze Branch Library one month prior to the event. Best for ages 13+. Register in person, online at oppl.org/events or by calling 708.386.4751 beginning October 2.

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Meeting Room - Maze Branch
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School's Out: Incredible Bats!

Thursday, October 10, 2013 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Join us on this early-dismissal day as we learn about one of nature's most misunderstood creatures. Bat conservationists Sharon and Dan Peterson will give a dynamic presentation about our winged-friends, and introduce us to a Fruit Bat that loves to pose for photos! Best for ages 4 & up. Register in person, online at oppl.org/events or by calling 708.386.4751 beginning September 26. Space is limited!

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Meeting Room - Maze Branch
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Seminar: The Importance of a Strong Resume

Wednesday, July 31, 2013 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Learn the components of a strong resume, and what keywords or phrases to use that will help move your resume to the top of the stack. Presenter: Eileen Vesey, Chicago Federation of Labor Workers Assistance Committee. Learn more about all our services for job seekers.

Location: 
Second Floor - Small Meeting Room
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Halloween Curiosity Club

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Special Halloween edition of this fun program for kids 5 to 8 years! Designed for early elementary kids who are ready for more challenging picture books. Games, crafts, and activities will be matched with the stories in this hands-on session that is a great way to discover both new books and new friends. Open to all.

Location: 
First Floor - Storytime Room

My First Halloween!

Saturday, October 26, 2013 - 11:00am to 11:30am

A special Halloween storytime for babies and 1's, with a caregiver. Boost your baby's brain power with simple board books, engaging props, fun rhymes, singing, and socializing. This class develops enriched language skills, builds and early love of reading, and connects you with your little one.

Location: 
First Floor - Storytime Room

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