Architect Douglas Farr: "Sustainable Nation: Urban Design Patterns for the Future"

Architect Douglas Farr: "Sustainable Nation: Urban Design Patterns for the Future"

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Meet architect, planner and author Douglas Farr discuss his ideas from his new book, "Sustainable Nation: Urban Design Patterns for the Future." His first book, "Sustainable Urbanism: Urban Design with Nature" helped shift the focus of urban sustainability from the stand-alone building to the high-performance neighborhood. Given the urgency of the many challenges that society now faces, "Sustainable Nation" hopes to accomplish and even more dramatic shift to focus on how long change takes and the many ways to drive change faster than ever before.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
OPRF Chamber of Commerce Women in Business Panel: "Success Through Managing Your Physical and Emotional Energy"

OPRF Chamber of Commerce Women in Business Panel: "Success Through Managing Your Physical and Emotional Energy"

Friday, May 18, 2018 - 9:00am to 10:30am

The OPRF Chamber of Commerce provides a platform for its members to become community leaders and business influencers.  We curate your experience to find business success and identify unique targeted opportunities to help you lead, learn and p

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Genealogy Meet-up: Maureen Brady: FamilySearch—From Microfilm to Digital

Genealogy Meet-up: Maureen Brady: FamilySearch—From Microfilm to Digital

Friday, May 18, 2018 - 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.

With more than more than thirty years' experience with family history research, former school librarian and computer educator Maureen Brady will provide an overview of FamilySearch and suggest search strategies for locating the historical records.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Zingela Ulwazi: Cultivating Wisdom in Our Boys through Reading

Zingela Ulwazi: Cultivating Wisdom in Our Boys through Reading

Saturday, August 18, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

A monthly Black Panther themed event that also explores underlying themes of Science & Technology, Social Justice, Geography & Language, and Arts & Culture to engage and encourage reading for enjoyment and learning. Targeted for boys of color k-12 grade and open to all. 

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Zingela Ulwazi: Cultivating Wisdom in Our Boys through Reading

Zingela Ulwazi: Cultivating Wisdom in Our Boys through Reading

Saturday, July 21, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

A monthly Black Panther themed event that also explores underlying themes of Science & Technology, Social Justice, Geography & Language, and Arts & Culture to engage and encourage reading for enjoyment and learning. Targeted for boys of color k-12 grade and open to all. 

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Zingela Ulwazi: Cultivating Wisdom in Our Boys through Reading

Zingela Ulwazi: Cultivating Wisdom in Our Boys through Reading

Saturday, June 16, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

A monthly Black Panther themed event that also explores underlying themes of Science & Technology, Social Justice, Geography & Language, and Arts & Culture to engage and encourage reading for enjoyment and learning. Targeted for boys of color k-12 grade and open to all. 

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room

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