Author Simon Winchester: "The Men Who United the States"

Thursday, October 17, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:30pm

The acclaimed New York Times best-selling author of "Atlantic" and "the Professor and the Madman," delivers his first book about America: A fascinating popular history that illuminates the men who toiled fearlessly to discover, connect and bond the citizenry and georgraphy of the U.S.A. from its beginnings.

Tickets are $10. Each ticket may be redeemed on the night of the event for $10 off the cover price of "The Men Who United the States."

Location: 
Unity Temple - Oak Park

StoryWalk at Cheney Mansion

Saturday, September 7, 2013 - 12:00am

In collaboration with the Park District of Oak Park, the Oak Park Public Library StoryWalk® at Cheney Mansion features "Oh, No!" by Candace Fleming and Eric Rohmann.

The month-long event kicks off with an opening reception and refreshments on Saturday, Sept. 7, and runs through Oct. 5 (whenever the grounds are open) at the Cheney Mansion, 220 N. Euclid Ave., Oak Park.

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BFFs: Best Friends Forever

Friday, November 1, 2013 - 12:00am

November's aMAZEing artist, Steve Fisher, will display portraits of library patrons' pets! This heartwarming display will be on exhibit through the end of the month.

To particpate: Submit your request with a digital image of you and your pet to petportraits@oppl.org. Steve will select 20 images to paint. All submissions must be received by Sunday, Sept 1.

Learn more about Art in the Library

Location: 
Maze Branch
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Anniversary After-hours Party

Saturday, October 5, 2013 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

Enjoy concerts, an in-the-library Instagram scavenger hunt, complimentary treats, sweets and cash bar for wine and beer. First concert begins at 7:15 p.m. with The Boogers playing rock and roll for kids, followed by R-Gang specializing in Motown and Rhythm & Blues at 8:15 p.m.

Location: 
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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