Finals Tutoring Session

Finals Tutoring Session

Tuesday, December 19, 2017 - 3:30pm to 9:00pm

Oak Park-River Forest High School's Black Leaders Union & Tutoring Center are partnering with the Oak Park Public Library to provide this last-minute study opportunity. Tutors will be available starting at 3:30 and ending at 7:30 pm.
Pizza will be provided for those studying late.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Author Kevin Theis: "Invading Nirvana: A Chicagoan in the City of Angels"

Author Kevin Theis: "Invading Nirvana: A Chicagoan in the City of Angels"

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Chicago theater veteran Kevin Theis, co-author of the cult classic "Confessions of a Transylvanian: a Story of Sex, Drugs and Rocky Horror," presents: "Invading Nirvana: a Chicagoan in the City of Angels" the story of one actor's quixotic odyssey into the heart of the entertainment industry: Hollywood, California.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Author Tom Holmes: <em>The Soul of a Liberal Village</em>

Author Tom Holmes: <em>The Soul of a Liberal Village</em>

Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Tom Holmes, a long-time columnist for the Wednesday Journal and an ordained Lutheran pastor, will share stories from his book, The Soul of a Liberal Village: The Variety of Religious Experience in Oak Park, IL. Holmes has interviewed many people including Rev. Julie Harley, the pastor of First United Church of Oak Park, who gave a Christmas sermon from her wheelchair before she died of ALS. Another well-recognized leader in the village interviewed by Holmes is Phil Jimenez, the CEO of the local YMCA, who was raised by Mexican parents and talks about gratitude.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room

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