Community Health & Wellness Fair

Community Health & Wellness Fair

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Come and find more information about health and wellness. There will be blood pressure screenings, flu shots, shingles testing available, as well as community resources for teens and older adults. There will be behavioral health information and resource surrounding substance abuse, Alzheimer's disease, tutoring, parenting, etc. 

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Small Meeting Room
BYOBook Discussion

BYOBook Discussion

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Enjoy hearing about new books or want to share what you loved about the last book you read? Come to this relaxed meetup to talk about what you are reading. This is an open conversation and staff will provide additional reading recommendations. 

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Small Meeting Room
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Black History Workshop

Black History Workshop

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

Come learn and discuss different historical aspects of the African diaspora with Chicago community activist Ronnie Hatcher. This program is designed for tweens, teens and adults that wish to gain more knowledge and explore the histories of African people.  

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Small Meeting Room
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Black History Workshop

Black History Workshop

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

Come learn and discuss different historical aspects of the African diaspora with Chicago community activist Ronnie Hatcher. This program is designed for tweens, teens and adults that wish to gain more knowledge and explore the histories of African people.  

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Small Meeting Room
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Art Reception: Tye Johnson

Art Reception: Tye Johnson

Saturday, February 4, 2017 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Tye Johnson, a fifth grade teacher at William Beye Elementary School in the Oak Park Elementary School District 97, is a critically acclaimed artist with a studio in the world renowned Zhou B Art Center.  Johnson received her bachelor's degree in studio art/graphic design from Michigan State University and worked as a graphic designer/marketing specialist at the educational media company United Learning.

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
Black History Workshop

Black History Workshop

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm

Come learn and discuss different historical aspects of the African diaspora with Chicago community activist Ronnie Hatcher. This program is designed for tweens, teens and adults that wish to gain more knowledge and explore the histories of African people.  

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Small Meeting Room
Event Type: 
Black History Workshop

Black History Workshop

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm

Come learn and discuss different historical aspects of the African diaspora with Chicago community activist Ronnie Hatcher. This program is designed for tweens, teens and adults that wish to gain more knowledge and explore the histories of African people.  

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Small Meeting Room
Event Type: 
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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