My First Storytime

Saturday, October 5, 2013 - 11:00am to 11:30am

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

My First Storytime

Saturday, August 31, 2013 - 11:00am to 11:30am

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

Pops & Tots

Saturday, August 31, 2013 - 10:00am to 10:30am

for children 2 to 6 years, with their special guy. Designed for dads to have an opportunity to read, play, sing, and share fun storytime experiences with your kids in a relaxing environment. Moms are also welcome, and snacks will be served.

Location: 
First Floor - Storytime Room

Shake It

Sunday, September 1, 2013 - 12:00am

Shake your groove thing all month long in this Idea Box exhibit devoted to dance. In the Main Library's Idea Box September 1 through 26.

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September Artist: Sarah Koten

Monday, September 2, 2013 - 12:00am

Sarah Koten, an accomplished artist who lived in Oak Park for 10 years, will exhibit recent paintings in an exhibit titled " Color and Light" at the Oak Park Public Library Art Gallery Sept. 2 through 29. The exhibit is open seven days a week during regular Library hours.

A reception for Sarah Koten will be in the Art Gallery on Sunday, Sept. 8 from 3 to 5 p.m. The reception is free and open to the public.

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Broadway to Hollywood: "The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie"

Wednesday, October 23, 2013 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm

Maggie Smith won an Oscar playing a self-deluded teacher in a 1930s British girls' school in this 1969 film directed by Ronald Neame.

From the dawn of sound, motion pictures audiences have enjoyed movie versions of dramatic works by significant playwrights. Join local
reviewer and film historian Doug Deuchler for a series featuring seven classic movies that made the transition from stage to screen.

Location: 
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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Broadway to Hollywood: "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof"

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm

A Tennessee Williams drama focusing on marital problems between beautiful, unfulfilled Elizabeth Taylor and heavy drinker Paul Newman. Richard Brooks directed this 1958 film.

From the dawn of sound, motion pictures audiences have enjoyed movie versions of dramatic works by significant playwrights. Join local reviewer and film historian Doug Deuchler for a series featuring seven classic movies that made the transition from stage to screen.

Location: 
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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Broadway to Hollywood: "I Never Sang for my Father"

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm

Widowed professor Gene Hackman reaches out to his bitter, controlling father, Melvyn Douglass in this 1970 films directed by Gilbert Cates.

From the dawn of sound, motion pictures audiences have enjoyed movie versions of dramatic works by significant playwrights. Join local
reviewer and film historian Doug Deuchler for a series featuring seven classic movies that made the transition from stage to screen.

Location: 
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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Broadway to Hollywood: "Gaslight"

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm

A Victorian newlywed (Ingrid Bergman) is unaware that her husband is a crazed murderer in this 1944 film directed by George Cukor.

From the dawn of sound, motion pictures audiences have enjoyed movie versions of dramatic works by significant playwrights. Join local reviewer and film historian Doug Deuchler for a series featuring seven classic movies that made the transition from stage to screen.

Location: 
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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