Senior SoundBoard: PADS-Charity to Change

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

What is the status of homeless in Oak Park and west Cook County today? How can we continue to be involved as a community to support those in housing crisis? Congregational Liaison for PADS (Public Action to Deliver Shelter) Mandy Gwaf (AmeriCorps) will come to give a talk about the new programs available for those people in need of shelter and resources.

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Meeting Room - Dole Branch
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Seed Hunting Workshop with Grow Studio

Friday, October 10, 2014 - 10:30am to 11:30am

Get in touch with our natural surroundings as Grow Studio takes us on a seed hunt at the library! Track down and learn how to identify the variety of seeds found just outside our doors. Then make a living piece of art by designing a seed quilt patch to plant at home. Ages 6+. Registration with Oak Park Public Library card necessary.

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Meeting Room - Dole Branch
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Adult Improv Workshop

Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Looking for a way to let your inner comedian run free? Want to improve your quick-thinking skills? Join us for a night of spontaneous comedy. All skill levels welcome. Warning: hilarity will ensue...

Location: 
Meeting Room - Maze Branch
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The Mysterious History of England: "A Test of Wills"

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Join us at Maze to discuss "A Test of Wills" by Charles Todd.The year is 1919 and King George V reigns. The “War to End All Wars” has been won. But there is no peace for Scotland Yard Inspector Ian Rutledge, recently returned from the battlefields of France shell-shocked and tormented by the ever-present voice of the young Scot he had executed for refusing an order. Escaping into his work to save his sanity, Rutledge investigates the murder of a popular colonel in Warwickshire and his alleged killer, a decorated war hero and close friend of the Prince of Wales.

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Meeting Room - Maze Branch
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"Bears" Movie Screening

Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm

Join us for a screening of Disneynature's annual documentary. This film captures a year in the life of an Alaskan bear family, as two young cubs are taught life's most important lessons. (2014, 78 minutes, G)

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Meeting Room - Maze Branch
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Animals of the World Show

Monday, November 10, 2014 - 1:00pm to 1:45pm

Animal Quest introduces us to a variety of mammals, reptiles, birds, amphibians, insects, and arachnids from around the world! Through an interactive, hands-on presentation, learn about the White-Nosed Coatimundi, the Flemish Giant Rabbit, the Patagonian Cavy, the skinny pig, the Chilean Rose-Haired Tarantula, the Pixie Frog, the Red-Footed Tortoise, the Albino Burmese Python, the Chinese Water Dragon, and the Severe Macaw. Best for ages 4+. Registration with Oak Park Public Library card necessary.

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Meeting Room - Maze Branch
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