Tech Club: Creating a Digital Photograph Collage

Sunday, November 1, 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

This is the second part of a two-part Technology Club series.

You'll create your own photo collage through this hands-on learning experience. Feel free to bring any personal photos you want to use. It's BYOD (bring your own device), but we will have some devices available.

Register beginning October 1.

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Main Library
Second Floor - Small Meeting Room
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Lyric Opera Lecture: "Marriage of Figaro"

Sunday, September 27, 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Learn about the upcoming Lyric Opera production of "Marriage of Figaro" by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart from veteran Lyric Opera lecturer Carla Thorpe. In the opera, the resourceful Figaro gets ready to marry his lovely Susanna-and endeavors to get his fiancée to the altar with her virtue still intact! His boss, the Count, has designs on Susanna and sees no reason to let her escape his noble snare, even if it means breaking the heart of his own long-suffering bride.

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Main Library
Second Floor - Small Meeting Room
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Artist Reception: Alex Valazquez Brightbill

Saturday, October 3, 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Meet Oak Park artist Alex Valazquez Brightbill and see her exhibit, "In the Land of Barbie Dolls and Blonde Beauty Queens." A Mexican artist who immigrated to Chicago at age 10, she creates artwork that embodies the hybridity of growing up with two cultural experiences.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Small Meeting Room
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Artist Reception: E.J. and Janet Talbot

Sunday, September 6, 2015 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Join Oak Park artists E.J. and Janet Talbot to see their exhibit "Talbot & Talbot: New Paintings" on Sunday, Sept. 6, from 3 to 5 p.m. The reception is free and open to the public.

E.J. Talbot was born in Canada and lived in lots of places: 39 residences in 64 years. His art is inspired by '50s and '60s 'men's magazine' cover art, comic books, Modernist painters from the 1930s, and sci-fi paperback art. He is a member of the Oak Park Art League who has exhibited locally and has paintings in private collections.

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Main Library
Second Floor - Small Meeting Room
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Oak Park Photography Club Reception

Sunday, January 10, 2016 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm

Members of the Oak Park Photography Club exhibit new photographs. Meet the photographers and enjoy refreshments. The Oak Park Photography Club meets at 7 p.m. on the second and fourth Monday evenings of each month. All skill levels are welcome. Call Debby Preiser at 708-697-6915 for more information.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Small Meeting Room

Lyric Opera Lecture: "Nabucco"

Sunday, January 10, 2016 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Learn the story and hear the music of "Nabucco." Politics. Religion. A dangerous love triangle. Plus some of the greatest choral music ever written, including the soul-stirring "Va, pensiero" chorus. This is the opera that made Verdi a star!

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Main Library
Second Floor - Small Meeting Room
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College Admission 101: Tips for an Angst-Free College Hunt and Application

Saturday, October 10, 2015 - 10:30am to 1:00pm

Parents and college-bound high school students (sophomores through seniors) will learn important tips in this free presentation.

Kathleen Haney, MSEd, a former junior college and university program director, faculty member and advisor, and academic coordinator at a major university medical center, will share practical tips on:
--Organizing your thought process for strategic action in setting realistic goals with your student
--Determining what institutions and locales meet the student's interests and abilities

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Small Meeting Room

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