More Than a Month: CTVN Teen Social Justice Filmmakers

More Than a Month: CTVN Teen Social Justice Filmmakers

Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Celebrate the films developed and created by Chicago teens in classes taught by instructors at CTVN (Community Television Network). Film subjects include documentaries, dramas, poetry, and music and tackle issues of homelessness, teen violence, friendship, and family dynamics.
Learn more about the library's More Than a Month initiative at oppl.org/more.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Small Meeting Room
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More Than a Month: Toni Morrison, "Playing in the Dark"

More Than a Month: Toni Morrison, "Playing in the Dark"

Sunday, February 5, 2017 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Author Toni Morrison has taken readers on journeys steeped in history and the human condition. Whether found on a southern plantation or navigating urban cities during the Harlem renaissance, her characters are dynamic and at the same time often flawed. Please bring along comments and questions about your favorite Morrison novels and join us for a discussion of some of Ms.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Small Meeting Room
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College Admissions 101

College Admissions 101

Saturday, February 18, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:30am

Learn important tips to help organize the whole college application process in this free workshop. Designed for parents and college-bound high school students, this program will help organize thought processes, set realistic goals, determine what institutions and locales meet the student's needs and abilities, and set time frames for college visits. Important information about writing a personal statement, completing a common application and making the experience a positive, less stressful opportunity will be included.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Small Meeting Room
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Making Dollars Make Cents

Making Dollars Make Cents

Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Learn how to lay a financial foundation that will last a lifetime! This completely free hands-on workshop series for teens and adults is packed with real-world examples and will help you:

  • manage expenses
  • avoid job pitfalls
  • build capital
  • keep (and grow!) the money you make

Presented in collaboration with the Suburban Unity Alliance and GoBoodle.com.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Small Meeting Room

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