This interactive presentation, led by Psychologist, Melissa Blount, will focus on racism through a trauma lens and will look at the ways historical racial traumas continue to influence contemporary society and the overall well-being of our communities. Attendees can expect to gain insight on how to reconcile these historical truths in an effort to build authentic relationships, engage communities, and build good mental health and wellness.
Join co-editor Dennis Foley with writers Gary Johnson and Patricia Ann McNair to hear selections from "We Speak Chicagoese," a collection of stories, poems and more about our beloved Chicago.
Illinois Regional Public Health Department Officer Joseph Harrington and Oak Park Public Health Director Mike Charley will speak about the social determinants of health. These are the conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work and age which in turn influence health status) and also discuss the public health work being done in Oak Park.
Got questions about the Natural Hair Movement? Attend this gathering of natural hair vloggers, stylists and entrepreneurs to find out what you've been wanting to know about the global natural hair care movement.
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Reading Olympics Final Competition for qualifying school teams.
Reading Olympics Fall Competition for qualifying school teams.
Do you work from home? Do you crave some creative interaction every once in awhile? Then we're creating a co-working space just for you!
Free yourself from your living room and use the library to create and explore with like-minded entrepreneurs like yourself.
Grab a table and park yourself in the Main Library Veterans Room any time between 9 am and 5 pm.
BYOC (Bring Your Own Computer), BYOL (Bring Your Own Lunch). We'll provide the coffee!
Join film historian Doug Deuchler for this Biopic series to view "Milk," the final film in this Biopic Film Series.
"Milk" features Sean Penn in Best Actor Oscar-winning role as the assassinated San Francisco city supervisor and gay-rights leader Harvey Milk. This 2008 film is 128 minutes long.
A biopic is a film that dramatizes the life of a historically based person or people. The term is a combination of the words "biography" and "picture." Biopics tell their stories with varying degrees of accuracy.