Open Mic After Hours

Open Mic After Hours

Friday, March 10, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

You're so talented, you deserve an audience. Do you sing, dance, rap, play an instrument, or do a little comedy? Come out and show us what you can do! Or just sit back and prepare to be amazed.
Food and drinks provided.
Sign up starts at 5:30 pm. Open to ages 13+.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Preservation in Person: Bonnie McDonald

Preservation in Person: Bonnie McDonald

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Bonnie McDonald is President and CEO of Landmarks Illinois, advancing the vision, mission and programs of Illinois' only statewide preservation non-profit organization. Her expertise in the reimagining of vacant and underutilized places and community building through historic preservation has emerged over 19 years in the field.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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9th Annual Oscarthon

9th Annual Oscarthon

Saturday, February 18, 2017 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

No need to wait on the red carpet: come to our 9th Annual Oscarthon movie marathon! Pop in or spend the whole day with popcorn, raffle prizes, and Oscar-nominated films. 
This year's movie lineup:

  • 9:10 am: "Zootopia" (PG, 1 hr 48 min)
  • 11:15 am: "Sully" (PG-13, 1 hr 36 min)
  • 1 pm: "Arrival" (PG-13, 1 hr 56 min)
  • 3:15 pm: "Hell or High Water" (R, 1 hr 42 min)
Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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Oak Park Photography Club: Professional Photographer Joe Barabe

Oak Park Photography Club: Professional Photographer Joe Barabe

Monday, February 13, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Oak Park resident, Joseph Barabe, professional medical photographer, will share photos from his recently completed 100 km walk in Spain, a short section of the Camino de la
Plata pilgrimage to Santiago Compestella.  If time allows, view and discuss photos from Photo Club regulars as well.

Oak Park Photography Clubs meets twice monthly on the second and fourth Monday evenings from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Main Library. All skill levels are welcome. Photographers share digital images most of the meetings; some meetings are reserved for print night.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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One Book, One Oak Park: Diversity Panel Discussion

One Book, One Oak Park: Diversity Panel Discussion

Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Continue the conversation about race, class, and democracy inspired by the 2016 summer selection for One Book, One Oak Park
Returning from July's original panel discussion are author, George Bailey, journalist, teacher, and filmmaker, Stan West, and principal and co-founder of the Village Leadership Academy, Nakisha Hobbs. 

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Community Mini-Health & Wellness Fair

Community Mini-Health & Wellness Fair

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 - 3:00pm to 6:00pm

Come and find more information about health and wellness. There will be blood pressure screenings, flu shots, shingles testing available, as well as community resources for teens and older adults. There will be behavioral health information and resource surrounding substance abuse, Alzheimer's disease, tutoring, parenting, etc. 

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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