A Liar's Workshop: Learn Humor Writing Techniques (Part 1)

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Humor is central to helping people connect with and remember an idea, message, or point. In this free two-part Humor Writing Workshop, try five easy-to-learn techniques taught by Debra Schwartz, a writing instructor at Arizona State University.

This is the first in a two-part series. The second session is on Wednesday, July 8, 7-9 pm. Reservations are preferred. Call 708.697.6915.

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Second Floor - Veterans Room
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Practice ACT Test

Saturday, September 26, 2015 - 9:00am to 1:00pm

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 receive a comprehensive analysis of their performance on the test, detailing individual strengths and weaknesses.

Space is limited so registration is required. Registration begins Saturday, September 5.

Students should bring two No. 2 pencils and a calculator.

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Second Floor - Veterans Room
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Talent Show

Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Show us what you've got! Bring your voice, your instruments, or just your talented self.

Register now to perform. Each act should run no more than seven minutes.

All are welcome to enjoy the show.

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Second Floor - Veterans Room
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AARP Life Reimagined

Saturday, September 19, 2015 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

We all wonder "What's next?" But often, we're not sure where to start and how to make it real. That's why AARP brought together the top thinkers to help create Life Reimagined, an innovative new program that helps each of us identify and achieve our goals, no matter where we are in life.

Whether it's starting a new career, building a new business, or living a dream, Life Reimagined provides real help to pursue our possibilities and connect with a community to make it happen.

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Second Floor - Veterans Room
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Get to Know Morningstar Investment Research Center

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Please join a representative from Morningstar for an overview of the company's database, Morningstar Investment Research Center. It's an easy-to-navigate database to help both novice and veteran investors reach their investment goals. It's the one-stop tool for collecting financial information, getting reliable portfolio analysis, learning about investment options, and getting the most up-to-date financial news commentary.

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Second Floor - Veterans Room
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Parent Workshop: Tech Night with District 97

Monday, September 21, 2015 - 5:00pm to 8:30pm

District 97 teacher librarians and Oak Park Public Library children's librarians partner to explore and explain educational apps, online research databases, and more for grade-school students. Bring your own device if possible. Adult registration with an Oak Park Public Library card necessary.

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Second Floor - Veterans Room
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