Kids' Improv Workshop

Monday, May 18, 2015 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Calling kids (grades 1-4) for improvisational drama games! Never acted before but always wanted to try? Looking for a way to build your sharing and cooperation skills? Come join us for fun and games that are sure to test your quick-thinking skills. And remember, in improv, everyone wins! Warning: hilarity will ensue...

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Meeting Room - Maze Branch
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Kids' Improv Workshop

Monday, April 20, 2015 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Calling kids (grades 1-4) for improvisational drama games! Never acted before but always wanted to try? Looking for a way to build your sharing and cooperation skills? Come join us for fun and games that are sure to test your quick-thinking skills. And remember, in improv, everyone wins! Warning: hilarity will ensue...

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Meeting Room - Maze Branch
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Kids' Improv Workshop

Monday, March 16, 2015 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Calling kids (grades 1-4) for improvisational drama games! Never acted before but always wanted to try? Looking for a way to build your sharing and cooperation skills? Come join us for fun and games that are sure to test your quick-thinking skills. And remember, in improv, everyone wins! Warning: hilarity will ensue...

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Meeting Room - Maze Branch
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Painting with Pastels - Family Program

Saturday, March 21, 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Enjoy the versatility of hard and soft pastels. We will be learning about, and painting with, these beautiful pieces of pure pigment of color. Bring photos that you love and we will learn about color, composition and the emotions and stories that you can express with this medium. It will be an afternoon of art for families with children over the age of 6. Wear an apron or old shirt. And, bring your creativity, imagination and sense of joy and play! Pastels and paper will be provided. Local pastel artist and teacher, Cheryl Ann Spran, will lead this colorful program. Space is limited.

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Meeting Room - Maze Branch
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A-Mazing Magic

Monday, February 16, 2015 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Join acclaimed Magician, Jeff Bibik as he mystifies and amazes. There is sure to be fun, laughter and of course...magic! Ages 3+. Registration with Oak Park Public Library card necessary.

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Meeting Room - Maze Branch
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Detection by Daylight : "Promised Land" by Robert B. Parker

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Join us at Maze to read and discuss mysteries, mostly detective mysteries, in both series and non-series form. Bring your lunch if you wish. Cookies and coffee served along with great discussions. This month's book is Promised Land by Robert B. Parker.

Copies of Promised Land will be available at Maze Branch a month before the discussion. Library book discussions are open to all who are committed to reading and talking about books.

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Meeting Room - Maze Branch
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The Lives They Lived: "The Year of Magical Thinking" by Joan Didion

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm

With their daughter lying in a medically-induced coma and placed on life support, Joan Didion and her husband Gregory Dunne take a break from the hospital vigil to have dinner at home. One minute he is talking, the next minute, he's not.

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Meeting Room - Maze Branch

What's Cooking?

Sunday, March 8, 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Each month we'll ask you to make two recipes from a designated cookbook: we'll choose the first recipe and ask you to make it at home; you choose the second and bring it to our discussion to share. We'll meet to discuss both recipes and to sample the one you chose. We'll have a potluck of tasty treats! This month's selection is "Gran Cocina Latina by Maricel Presilla, and our recipe choice is Baked Rice with Pumpkin, Poblanos and Cilantro. Copies of the book are available at Maze Branch one month prior to the event.

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Meeting Room - Maze Branch
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What's Cooking?

Sunday, February 8, 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Each month we'll ask you to make two recipes from a designated cookbook: we'll choose the first recipe and ask you to make it at home; you choose the second and bring it to our discussion to share. We'll meet to discuss both recipes and to sample the one you chose. We'll have a potluck of tasty treats! This month's selection is "Love Soup" by Anna Thomas, and our recipe choice is Cauliflower Bisque. Copies of the book are available at Maze Branch one month prior to the event.

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