Second Floor - Veterans Room

Main Library Closed

Closed for holiday

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Closing early at 5 p.m. for holiday

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Hollywood Goes to War: "Cry Havoc"

President Franklin D. Roosevelt promoted film as a key war industry which showcased heroism, selflessness and the need for co-operation. Watch the conflicts among a motley crew of Army nurses who are stationed in Bataan at the time of the Japanese invasion in this 1943 film. Oak Park film historian Doug Deuchler leads discussion.

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Navigating Life, Roller Derby Style

Looking for a reality check on Roller Derby? Come find out about Roller Derby culture, attraction, history and evolution. Local derby players provide insight into both how to play and how to watch - including written reflection of firsthand experiences, film clips and vibrant Q&A opportunities.

Presenters include:

Erica Cuneen: Erica skates for Chicago Outfit Roller Derby league as "Busty Broke'Her #4" and is writing a book about her Derby experience.

Nicole Matos: Nicole represents Chicago Outfit, competing as "Nicomatose #DOA".

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Open Gaming

Come out and play video and board games.

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Oak Park Photography Club

Share photos with other interested photographers of all skill levels.

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Art Associates: "Chicago and the Art of Migration, 1900-1950"

David Stark of the Art Institute of Chicago shares art and stories about the immigrant experience in Chicago with his lecture "They Seek a City: Chicago and the Art of Migration."

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Family NYE Program: The Rope Warrior!

He's from planet Earth, but the feats the Rope Warrior performs are certainly out of this world! Ring in the new year with this family-friendly program.
Register beginning December 17.

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