Second Floor - Veterans Room

Manga MiniCon

Come celebrate Japanese comics, and take home comics for free! We'll have drawing instruction, a cosplay contest, Japanese food, an anime screening, and more. Bring your Yu-Gi-Oh! cards for battle if you have them.

Best for ages 12-18.

When:

Where:

Contact:



Author Program: "You Are Loved: An E-mail Memoir"

Former Oak Park resident Lisa Dalton Lucca and Mark Fiore will share tales of a 30-year friendship that turned into romance -- and a book!

When:

Where:

Contact:



Seminar: Is Social Media Helping Your Job Search?

Learn how to develop your brand using social media, get the most out of Twitter, Facebook, blogs and LinkedIn. You will also learn ways to use personal branding in resumes and cover letters. Presenter: Michael McGuire, a faculty member, Triton College. Learn more about all our services for job seekers.

When:

Where:

Contact:



Teen Freestyle Friday

You're so talented, you deserve an audience. Do you sing, dance, rap, etc.? Come out and show us what you can do!! Or just sit back and prepared to be amazed.

Food and drinks provided. Teens only.

When:

Where:

Contact:



Open Gaming

Kick back and play a video game or two. Teens only.

When:

Where:

Contact:



Created Equal Film Screening: "Slavery by Another Name"

Join Erik Gellman, PhD, Roosevelt University to see and discuss this film based on the 2008 Pulitzer Prize-winning book of the same title by Douglas A. Blackmon. Even as slavery ended in the south after the Civil War, new forms of forced labor kept thsands of African Americans in bondage until the onset of World War II.

When:

Where:

Contact:



School's Out: Kids Dance Class

Get up and get moving with teachers from TranscenDance Studios! Best for ages 5+. Register beginning January 13.

When:

Where:

Contact:



New Year's Eve with Circus Boy

Bobby Hunt, AKA Circus Boy, has been astonishing audiences worldwide for 25 years, from Ringling Brothers to Ripley's Believe It or Not. His show is hilarious, amazing and fun for all ages. Register beginning December 16. *Please register all attendees, not just children.

When:

Where:

Contact:



Teen Open Mic Night

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 prepared to be amazed.

Food and drinks provided.

When:

Where:

Contact:



Folk Music Concert: Annie and Rod Capps

Enjoy a free folk music concert with Annie and Rod Capps from Michigan. On a musical journey that began in 1982, Annie and Rod Capps have earned sincere praise for their songwriting and musicianship, with two albums topping the Folk-DJ charts, multiple Detroit Music Award nominations, and most recently, as a two-time Kerrville New Folk Finalist (2012 & 2010). Married in 1994, the Capps have cultivated a sound that reflects their deep understanding of each other, delivering songs about broken things and poignant little ponderings with a rootsy vibe, a touch of twang and a soulful groove.

When:

Where:

Contact:



Pages