More Than a Month: Zumba With BFit Fitness

More Than a Month: Zumba With BFit Fitness

Saturday, September 3, 2016 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Do you Zumba? Get
moving with a heart-healthy and fun workout led by instructors from BFit
Fitness Center in Oak Park. Zumba is a Latin-inspired cardio-dance workout that
uses music and choreographed steps to form a fitness party atmosphere using
African beats. The natural body is a healthy body! 

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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NEA Big Read Art Exhibit: "Crossing Borders"

NEA Big Read Art Exhibit: "Crossing Borders"

Sunday, September 11, 2016 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

See art inspired by stories and themes of immigration from local artists. Meet the artists and enjoy refreshments.

This art exhibit is part of the NEA Big Read. This fall, five communities are working together -- through the Oak Park Public Library, Berwyn Public Library, Forest Park Public Library, Maywood Public Library, River Forest Public Library, and Dominican University -- to explore the immigration-related themes in Luis Alberto Urrea's novel "Into the Beautiful North." Learn more at oppl.org/bigread.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Small Meeting Room
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Parent Workshop: Tech Night With D97

Parent Workshop: Tech Night With D97

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Oak Park Elementary School District 97 teacher-librarians and Oak Park Public Library children's librarians partner to explore and explain educational apps, online research databases, and more for grade-school and middle-school students. Bring your own device if possible. Adult registration with an Oak Park Public Library card necessary. Register Now. 

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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Today's Inspired Latina: Life Stories of Scucess in the Face of Adversity

Today's Inspired Latina: Life Stories of Scucess in the Face of Adversity

Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Meet Gabriela Rodil, an Oak Park resident, writer, and contributor to "Today's Inspired Latina: Life Stories of Success in the Face of Adversity." Born and raised in Brazil, Gabriela has since lived or worked on extended assignments in more than 20 countries including Canada, Mexico, China, Belgium, France, Argentina, Guatemala, Italy and the US. She is fluent in speaking Portuguese, German, French, Spanish, Italian and English

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
NEA Big Read Film Series: "The Magnificent Seven"

NEA Big Read Film Series: "The Magnificent Seven"

Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm

Film historian Doug Deucher will kick off the NEA Big Read Film Festival with "The Magnificent Seven," the film which inspires the young girl in "Into the Beautiful North" to head to the United States.   Living in a small Mexican town with very few men left, this girl gathers her friends and heads north to find her father and other men. They want to bring them back  home.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room

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