Words on Wednesday: "Between the World and Me" by Ta-Nehisi Coates

Words on Wednesday: "Between the World and Me" by Ta-Nehisi Coates

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Ta-Nehisi Coates takes on American history and ideals to explore the most intimate concerns of a father for his son. He offers a powerful new framework for understanding our nation's history and current crises.  Join us to discuss this National Book Award-winning title.
In Words on Wednesday, expect stimulating conversation about fiction and nonfiction titles selected by Adult and Teen Services librarians. Copies are available at the Main Library one month before the discussion.

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Main Library
Second Floor - Book Discussion Room
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Words on Wednesday: "A Thousand Hills"

Words on Wednesday: "A Thousand Hills"

Wednesday, February 17, 2016 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

New York Times bestselling author Stephen Kinzer guides readers through Rwanda's unique history and tells the story of how Rwandan President Paul Kagame has led the country from genocide to reconciliation and economic transformation. 

In Words on Wednesday, expect stimulating conversation about fiction and nonfiction titles selected by Adult and Teen Services librarians. Copies of the book will be available in the Main Library's Lobby one month before the discussion.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Book Discussion Room
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Oak Park Photography Club

Oak Park Photography Club

Monday, March 14, 2016 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

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.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Book Discussion Room
Words on Wednesday: "The Orphan Master's Son"

Words on Wednesday: "The Orphan Master's Son"

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Adam Johnson's remarkable novel set in North Korea, The Orphan Master's Son, is an incredibly vivid page-turner of a novel--romance, coming-of-age tale, adventure and thriller all in one. It is a triumph on every level. 
In Words on Wednesday, expect stimulating conversation about fiction and nonfiction titles selected by Adult and Teen Services librarians. Copies are available at the Main Library one month before the discussion. 

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Book Discussion Room
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Words on Wednesday: "The Signature of All Things"

Words on Wednesday: "The Signature of All Things"

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Spanning much of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, this enthralling story of love, adventure and discovery by Elizabeth Gilbert follows the fortunes of the extraordinary Whittaker family.
In Words on Wednesday, expect stimulating conversation about fiction and nonfiction titles selected by Adult and Teen Services librarians. Copies are available at the Main Library one month before the discussion.
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Main Library
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