Join renowned transgender activist Buck Angel for a screening and discussion of his documentary film Mr. Angel (NR, 2013, 68 min.), which details his experiences as a female-to-male transgender man. Buck Angel's commitment to living an authentic life, even when faced with significant challenges, inspires self-reflection, compassion, and respect.
Learn the components of a strong
resume, and what keywords or phrases to use that will help move your resume to
the top of the stack. Presenter: David Preciado, Chicago Federation of Labor
Workers Assistance Committee.
importance of first impressions, and how to present yourself to the potential
employer. We will review tips and techniques to help you prepare for job
interviews. Presenter: Joselyn Rollerson, Chicago Federation of Labor Workers
Matthew James Collins, raised in Oak Park and a graduate of Oak Park-River Forest High School, will share stories from his experience working as an artist and studying and researching the classical techniques of painting and sculpture in Italy over the past 15 years.
collaboration with the Oak Park Public Library, clinicians from Rush
Oak Park Hospital celebrate the Season of Giving by going into the
community and giving back. The hospital will be providing health information and
free blood pressure screenings on December 1 and December 16, the findings of which can be useful
tools in maintaining or improving your health.
High school students can sign up for this free, fully proctored, full-length practice ACT test sponsored by Kaplan Test Prep. Students will learn what to expect in a test-like environment and will receive a comprehensive analysis of their performance on the test, detailing individual strengths and weaknesses.
Space is limited, so registration is required. Register now. Students should bring two No. 2 pencils and a calculator.
Come celebrate comics and fandom of all types, and take home comics for free! We'll have classes, contests, games, and more. Everyone is welcome to this library-wide extravaganza!
This is not your teacher's study hall! Drop by for an afternoon of messing around and making stuff. We'll have art projects, video games and board games, and robots to build, as well as space for you to unwind. Every week will be a new experience.
This week: Meet other fans and get some cosplay tips! Use craft foam and get advice to create a prop to complete your character's outfit.
If you are a fan of comics, anime, movies, or video games, this is for you!
Meet Oak Park author Jeremy Falcon and hear about his new novel, "The Book of Wisdom." The Book of Wisdom is a journey from
the ancient Near East to yesterday's Dublin, a hunt for the very first song, and
a quest to rediscover the bonds between religion and superstition, between
history and myth, between art and reason, between love and hate.
Join film historian Doug Deuchler to view and discuss Steven Spielberg's 1993 film, Schindler's List. Winner of seven Oscar awards, including Best Picture, the film follows the true story of Oskar Schindler (Liam Neeson), who saved more than 1,100 Jews during the Holocaust. There will be an intermission with snacks during the film. (196 minutes).