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
Genealogy Meet-Up

Genealogy Meet-Up

Friday, April 21, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

This monthly group is an opportunity for genealogy enthusiasts to meet up, discuss tips and helpful hints, and hear from experts in the field. April's meet-up will offer the chance for local genealogists to get together to share information, advice, and resources they have gathered in their research. 

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Small Meeting Room
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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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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Genealogy Meet-Up

Genealogy Meet-Up

Friday, October 21, 2016 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

This monthly group is an opportunity for genealogy enthusiasts to meet up, discuss tips and helpful hints, and hear from experts in the field. October's's meet-up will offer the chance for local genealogists to get together to share information, advice, and resources they have gathered in their research. 

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

Oak Park Photography Club

Monday, October 10, 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 - Small Meeting Room
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Corner Store (Teens Only)

Corner Store (Teens Only)

Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm

Come down to the corner store! We have a little bit of everything. 
Stop by for an afternoon of messing around and being creative: there will be art, technology, and hip hop pop up programs, as well as space for you to unwind. Every week will be a new experience, and we welcome your ideas!

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Small Meeting Room

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