Two memoirs in one book. It started out as a class assignment and became a friendship. Authors Caitlin Alifirenka from America and Martin Ganda from Zimbabwe share how their human connection was stronger than the 9,000 miles between them.
This monthly group is an opportunity for genealogy enthusiasts to meet up, discuss tips and helpful hints, and hear from experts in the field. July's meet-up will offer the chance for local genealogists to get together to share information, advice, and resources they have gathered in their research.
The Book Bike visits the Oak Park Farmers Market, weather permitting. Community members are encouraged to stop by and see what the Paperback Rider is all about! Learn more about Oak Park's Book Bike and follow along on social media with #OPbookbike.
Join a frank discussion of the economic disenfranchisement of Black America. The July 22 discussion is part 1 of a 4 part series which will examine Dr. Claud Anderson's writing about the causes and enduring underlying structure for the consolidation of wealth and power within a closed white system built on black labor, while restricting gains for those outside that system.Copies of the book are available for checkout at the main branch first floor service desk.
The Oak Park Photography Clubs meets twice monthly on the second and fourth Monday evenings from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Main Library. All skill levels are welcome. Photographers share digital images most of the meetings; some meetings are reserved for print night.
For more information, contact Debby Preiser, 708, 697-6915
Library programs and classes are often photographed and/or recorded for promotional purposes. Please let us know if you prefer not to be photographed or videotaped. Your name (and your child’s name) will never be used without your written consent.