History in Fiction and Non-Fiction: Books for the Post-Truth Age: Authors Bellinger and Rulli

History in Fiction and Non-Fiction: Books for the Post-Truth Age: Authors Bellinger and Rulli

Saturday, September 9, 2017 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Meet Steve Bellinger, author of the science fiction/time travel novel, The Chronocar, and Joseph Rulli, self-proclaimed history nerd and author of The Chicago Haymarket Affair, who will share information about historical research in fiction and non-fiction. Designed for both readers and writers, their presentation will help researchers and writers learn to tell a fuller, more objective story of past events for the betterment of life today.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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Heartland Blood Drive: Target Gift Cards to Donors

Heartland Blood Drive: Target Gift Cards to Donors

Friday, June 16, 2017 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm

Donate
blood and help safe a life! Successful donors will receive a $10 gift
certificate to spend at Target stores. Heartland Blood Centers will hold a Blood Drive
on Friday, Jan. 24, from Noon to 4 p.m. Heartland Blood Centers is the sole
provider of blood products to Rush Oak Park Hospital, Edward Hines, Jr. VA
Hospital and Northwestern Memorial Hospital and more than 40 other hospitals in
the Chicago metro area.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Hallyu Club

Hallyu Club

Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm

Hallyu is the wave of interest in Korean pop culture. Are you a fan of Kpop? Do you love watching Korean dramas? Want to discuss your favorites with other fans? Join us!
Play fun games, meet awesome people in your community, enjoy screenings of movies and dramas, take part in Kpop dance parties, and more! Tell us what YOU want to see!

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Chicago Caribbean Film Festival:"My Father's Land"

Chicago Caribbean Film Festival:"My Father's Land"

Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 2:00pm to 4:30pm

My Father's Land (2015, 62 min)See and discuss films showcasing Caribbean directors and screenwriters, in the third annual Chicago Caribbean Film Festival at the Oak Park Public Library. Held in conjunction with the Caribbean American Heritage Council and Diaspora Filmworks.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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