Art Reception for Michael Bracey: "Africans Within the Americas"

Art Reception for Michael Bracey: "Africans Within the Americas"

Sunday, January 8, 2017 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Meet
photographer/author Michael Bracey and see photographs from his book,
"Africans within the Americas: An Enlightening Visual Voyage." Scholars estimate
that between 15 and 20 million Africans were shipped to the Western Hemisphere
as slaves between the 14th and 15th centuries. The majority were sent to the
Caribbean and South America to work the mineral mines, chop cotton, pick
tobacco, and above all, cut sugarcane. Until recently, neither Africans

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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U.S. Senator Mark Kirk Mobile Office Hours

U.S. Senator Mark Kirk Mobile Office Hours

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm

Staff members of the Office of U.S. Senator Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) will hold mobile office hours at the Oak Park Public Library on Wednesday, September 28 from 2pm to 5pm.
Kirk staffers will be available to assist constituents with any problems they may be experiencing with the federal government, including Veterans Affairs, Social Security, Medicare/Medicaid, student loans, and immigration.

Location: 
Main Library
First Floor - Community Space
Crafternoon

Crafternoon

Friday, February 10, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Drop in and get crafty! We'll have all sorts of supplies on hand; you bring the creativity and imagination. Best for ages 5+.

Location: 
Main Library
First Floor - Storytime Room

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