Second Floor - Veterans Room

So You Want to Be a Tutor? (Session 2)

Get certified as a tutor! In collaboration with Triton College, we're offering a free, 2-day training course in tutoring and mentoring to interested teens and adults.

The training is nationally accredited in cooperation with the College Reading and Learning Association and covers topics from active listening to ethics and will benefit new and experienced tutors alike.

After completing 10 hours of training and at least 25 hours of tutoring, you can receive certification that will be recognized by colleges and other agencies.

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So You Want to Be a Tutor? (Session 1)

Get certified as a tutor! In collaboration with Triton College, we're offering a free, 2-day training course in tutoring and mentoring to interested teens and adults.

The training is nationally accredited in cooperation with the College Reading and Learning Association and covers topics from active listening to ethics and will benefit new and experienced tutors alike.

After completing 10 hours of training and at least 25 hours of tutoring, you can receive certification that will be recognized by colleges and other agencies.

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Folk Concert: Bill Staines

The Friends of the Oak Park Public Library present a free folk concert with Bill Staines. Anyone not familiar with Bill Staines is in for a special treat. For more than 40 years, Bill has traveled North America, singing his songs at festivals, colleges, concerts and coffeehouses. A new England native, Staines got his start with the Boston-Cambridge folk scene in the early 1960s. Now, well into his fifth decade as a folk performer, he has gained an international reputation as a gifted songwriter and performer.

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Gable's Girls: The Call of the Wild

During the Alaskan Gold Rush, Gable's luck changes when he buys a sled dog that's part wolf and rescues a woman whose husband is missing. (1935, 89 minutes).

Clark Gable's masculine presence enlivened 67 movies. To millions, he was Rhett Butler, the handsome, cynical, irrestible rogue. This is the final film in this series of movie classics from Hollywood's Golden Age, the 1930s, with film historian Doug Deuchler.

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Gable's Girls: "San Francisco"

Enjoy this film about a roguish gambling hall proprietor (Clark Gable) who falls for a demure young singer, Jeanette MacDonald, during the 1906 San Francisco earthquake. (1936, 115 minutes).

Clark Gable's masculine presence enlivened 67 movies. To millions, he was Rhett Butler, the handsome, cynical, irrestible rogue. See and discuss two more movie classics from Hollywood's Golden Age, the 1930s, with film historian Doug Deuchler through Thursday, July 24.

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Gable's Girls: "It Happened One Night"

On the 80th anniversary of "It Happened One Night," celebrate by seeing and discussing this famous film. Claudette Colbert plays a spoiled, runaway heiress who is helped by a reporter (Clark Gable) looking for a story. The picture won five Oscars, including one for both Gable and Colbert. (1934, 105 minutes).

Clark Gable's masculine presence enlivened 67 movies. To millions, he was Rhett Butler, the handsome, cynical, irrestible rogue. See and discuss three more movie classics from Hollywood's Golden Age, the 1930s, with film historian Doug Deuchler through Tuesday, July 24.

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Gable's Girls: "Hold Your Man"

View and discuss "Hold Your Man," a film in which a brassy, independent "dame," Jean Harlow, falls for a con man. (1933, 87 minutes).

Clark Gable's masculine presence enlivened 67 movies. To millions, he was Rhett Butler, the handsome, cynical, irrestible rogue. See and discuss four more movie classics from Hollywood's Golden Age, the 1930s, with film historian Doug Deuchler through Thursday, July 24.

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Gable's Girls: "Red Dust"

View and discuss "Red Dust," a 1932 film in which the owner of a rubber plantation in Southeast Asia becomes involved with the wife of one of his employees. With Jean Harlow and Mary Astor. 83 minutes.

Clark Gable's masculine presence enlivened 67 movies. To millions, he was Rhett Butler, the handsome, cynical, irrestible rogue. See and discuss five more movie classics from Hollywood's Golden Age, the 1930s, with film historian Doug Deuchler through Thursday, July 24.

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Gable's Girls: "Dancing Lady"

View and discuss "Dancing Lady," a 1933 musical in which attractive burlesque dancer Joan Crawford is rescued from jail by a millionaire playboy Clark Gable.

Clark Gable's masculine presence enlivened 67 movies. To millions, he was Rhett Butler, the handsome, cynical, irrestible rogue. See and discuss six movie classics from Hollywood's Golden Age, the 1930s, with film historian Doug Deuchler through Thursday, July 24.

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Explore Art Making with Beth Ryza

If you’d like to explore making art with various media like pastels, water colors and tissue, this is your chance! Oak Park artist Beth Ryza will offer a free art workshop. No previous painting experience is necessary. Class in open to 18 years and older. Call 708.697-6915 to register.

Beth Ryza is an experienced Oak Park artist who exhibited recent paintings titled “Flower Power” at the Oak Park Public Library Art Gallery, this past January. Ryza’s large acrylic paintings emphasize organic shape, energetic movement, and vibrant color.

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