New Era Chicago Teach-In

New Era Chicago Teach-In

Monday, January 30, 2017 - 5:15pm to 6:00pm

New Era Chicago (NEC) is committed to uniting and empowering the black community in Chicago using innovative tactics. Come learn about the work that NEC is doing to achieve community self-determination.
Learn more about the library's More Than a Month initiative at oppl.org/more.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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New Era Chicago Teach-In

New Era Chicago Teach-In

Monday, January 16, 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

New Era Chicago (NEC) is committed to uniting and empowering the black community in Chicago using innovative tactics. Come learn about the work that NEC is doing to achieve community self-determination.
Learn more about the library's More Than a Month initiative at oppl.org/more.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Event Type: 
New Era Chicago Teach-In

New Era Chicago Teach-In

Monday, January 2, 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

New Era Chicago (NEC) is committed to uniting and empowering the black community in Chicago using innovative tactics. Come learn about the work that NEC is doing to achieve community self-determination.
Learn more about the library's More Than a Month initiative at oppl.org/more.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Event Type: 
Yoga

Yoga

Monday, March 27, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Join Kristen Mimlitz from Blissed Out yoga studio for a spring break yoga program. Best for ages 5+ Register now.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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Tom Hanks: Ordinary Man. . .Extraordinaire

Tom Hanks: Ordinary Man. . .Extraordinaire

Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Explore the extraordinary career of Tom Hanks who was able to form a vibrant connection with film, TV, and stage audiences as well as with critics. Bob Burton, Broadcasting Professor Emeritus, Communications, at Oakton Community College, shares how the personal dramas of Tom Hanks have shaped him into the award-winning actor, producer and director who is far from an Ordinary Man. Enjoy scenes from many of his best films and learn about his on-screen and off-screen lives as told by the people who know him best and the star himself.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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Multicultural Collection Celebration with Lajkonik Song and Dance Ensemble

Multicultural Collection Celebration with Lajkonik Song and Dance Ensemble

Sunday, December 11, 2016 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Let's celebrate Poland, one of many cultures represented in the library's new Multicultural Collection
Lajkonik Song and Dance Ensemble will share a vibrant and colorful performance of national and regional Polish dances, and then showcase Polish costumes and winter holiday traditions. 

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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Oak Park Writers Read!

Oak Park Writers Read!

Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Hear selected members of the Oak Park Writers Group read from new work. This annual celebration of writing offers residents the opportunity to hear emerging local writers. Refreshments will be served.

The Oak Park Writers Group meets on the first and third Thursday evenings of each month in the Main Library. For more information, email Oakparkwritersgroup@yahoo.com.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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