You are invited to join your neighbors, friends, and to video chat with author Joshua Foer as we celebrate connections weve all made. Lets talk about our first communitys reading experience, play memory games, and enjoy brain-boosting foods.
Every day hardworking people are struggling to make ends meet. In fact, according to research by AARP, almost 20 million people 50 and older in America are feeling overwhelmed by mounting debt, poor credit or lack of savings.
Learn to make better financial choices and to sustain good financial habits. Finances 50+ is a financial capability program designed to motivate and empower participants between 50 and 64 years old to take charge of their financial future. This two-part workshop began Sept. 15 and continues on Sept. 29.
Bring your gently-used kids books and take home something new-to-you! Any leftover books will be donated to the annual Friends of the Library Book Sale.
Meet Janis Johnston, an Oak Park family psychologist, who will share ideas from her book,"It Takes a Child to Raise a Parent: Stories of Evolving Child and Parent Development." Learn a step-by-step path to enhanced parenting. Not only can children benefit from this approach, but parents can find renewal in their own potential along the journey.
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!
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.
Get up and get moving with teachers from TranscenDance Studios! Best for ages 5+. Register beginning January 13.
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.
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.
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.