Author David Ansell: <em>The Death Gap: How Inequality Kills</em>

Author David Ansell: <em>The Death Gap: How Inequality Kills</em>

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

The greatest health crisis today is not cancer, not heart disease, obesity, or
diabetes. It's something much more common and far less often mentioned: poverty. Explore this issue with Dr. David Ansell, author of The Death Gap: How Inequality Kills on Wednesday, Aug. 23, at the Oak Park Public Library, 834 Lake St. The Book Table will have books available for sale and signing.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Independent Writers of Chicago: Life in the Freelance Lane

Independent Writers of Chicago: Life in the Freelance Lane

Monday, October 2, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Ready to turn your writing hobby into a career? Or
brush up your business skills for even greater success? Join members of the
Independent Writers of Chicago as they guide you through the business basics,
opportunities and challenges of building a career as a freelance writer.
Presented by IWOC President Laura Stigler, Vice President Jeff Steele and IWOC
member Sally Chapralis.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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Barbara Ballinger Lecture: Jane Hirshfield

Barbara Ballinger Lecture: Jane Hirshfield

Sunday, October 8, 2017 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

This year's presenter of the Barbara Ballinger Lecture is award-winning poet, translator, and essayist Jane Hirshfield. Sponsored by the Friends of the Oak Park Public Library, the annual lecture features an accomplished author each year to recognize Ballinger, the former head librarian, and her many years of dedicated service to the library and to Oak Park.

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

Heartland Blood Drive: Target Gift Cards to Donors

Thursday, August 31, 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 Thursday, Aug. 31, from noon to 4 pm. Heartland Blood Centers is the sole provider of blood products to Rush Oak Park Hospital, Edward Hines, Jr. VA
Hospital, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and more than 40 other hospitals in
the Chicago metro area.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room

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