Get creative with a unique brand of storytelling! Join Ms. Laurel for a chance to write an original story using stones. Ages 5+.
When the Taliban took control of the Swat Valley in Pakistan, Malala Yousafzai refused to be silenced and fought for her right to an education. At sixteen, she became a global symbol of peaceful protest and the youngest nominee ever for the Nobel Peace Prize. "I Am Malala" will make you believe in the power of one person's voice to inspire change in the world. Books are available at the Dole Branch Library one month before the discussion.
Kim Philby was the greatest spy in history, a brilliant and charming man who rose to head Britain's counterintelligence against the Soviet Union during the height of the Cold War--while he was secretly working for the enemy. Told with heart-pounding suspense and keen psychological insight, and based on personal papers and never-before-seen British intelligence files, "A Spy Among Friends" is Ben Macintyre's best book yet, a high-water mark in Cold War history telling. Books are available at the Dole Branch Library one month before the discussion.
Board meeting of the Friends of the Oak Park Public Library.
Oak Park Citizens Council will host a forum for candidates running in the Tuesday, April 7, 2015 election.
If you like to knit, scrapbook, sew, or pursue some other craft, you probably have plenty of "leftovers." Why not trade those things you no longer use for "new to you" materials?
To celebrate Money Smart Week, crafters are invited to bring craft supplies in good condition to the Main Library Lobby on Saturday mornings, April 11 and 18, between 10 a.m. and noon. Donors will receive a coupon good to redeem for "new to you" materials at the Craft Supply Swap on Saturday, April 25, from 10 a.m. to noon.
A seminar for local lending institutions hosted by non-profit Accion Chicago to provide education on their tools. Accion Chicago is a small business lender dedicated to providing financing and business education to small businesses.
Clients of PADS and community members are invited to a weekly writing workshop, Monday evenings from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Veterans Room of the Main Library. Library staff and attendees will complete short writing assignments and share.
Cowabunga! Make a totally rad craft, eat some delicious pizza and watch your favorite reptiles on the big screen. Ages 3+. Registration with Oak Park Public Library card necessary.
All are welcome to join a group of avid readers who meet to discuss books while they knit and crochet blankets and scarves to donate to various charities. No knitting experience needed.