Second Floor - Veterans Room

Broadway to Hollywood: "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof"

A Tennessee Williams drama focusing on marital problems between beautiful, unfulfilled Elizabeth Taylor and heavy drinker Paul Newman. Richard Brooks directed this 1958 film.

From the dawn of sound, motion pictures audiences have enjoyed movie versions of dramatic works by significant playwrights. Join local reviewer and film historian Doug Deuchler for a series featuring seven classic movies that made the transition from stage to screen.

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Broadway to Hollywood: "I Never Sang for my Father"

Widowed professor Gene Hackman reaches out to his bitter, controlling father, Melvyn Douglass in this 1970 films directed by Gilbert Cates.

From the dawn of sound, motion pictures audiences have enjoyed movie versions of dramatic works by significant playwrights. Join local
reviewer and film historian Doug Deuchler for a series featuring seven classic movies that made the transition from stage to screen.

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Broadway to Hollywood: "Gaslight"

A Victorian newlywed (Ingrid Bergman) is unaware that her husband is a crazed murderer in this 1944 film directed by George Cukor.

From the dawn of sound, motion pictures audiences have enjoyed movie versions of dramatic works by significant playwrights. Join local reviewer and film historian Doug Deuchler for a series featuring seven classic movies that made the transition from stage to screen.

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Brew Your Own: A Homebrewers' Meetup

Hone your craft at Brew Your Own: A Homebrewers' Meetup. Learn from our panel of local experts including representatives from Ale Syndicate, Chicago Beer Society, DryHop Brewers, and Leaders Beverage Consulting. Our experts will share their experiences, answer your questions, and possibly critique your beer.

All adults 21+ are welcome to attend the panel discussion. Homebrewers who would like to swap beers should bring as many bottles to share as they'd like to take home. Experts will critique a limited number of participant brews.

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Author Bob Sullivan: The Plateau Effect

NBC investigative journalist, Bob Sullivan, will present on his book, "The Plateau Effect: Getting from Stuck to Success." This new book shows how athletes, scientists, therapists, companies, and musicians around the world are learning to break through their plateaus -- to turn off the forces that cause people to “get used to” things -- and turn on human potential and happiness in ways that seemed impossible.

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Oak Park Photography Club

Oak Park Photo Club members meet twice monthly to share digital and print photos. All skill levels welcome. Call Debby Preiser at (708) 697-6915 for more information.

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Seminar: The Importance of a Strong Resume

Learn the components of a strong resume, and what keywords or phrases to use that will help move your resume to the top of the stack. Presenter: Eileen Vesey, Chicago Federation of Labor Workers Assistance Committee. Learn more about all our services for job seekers.

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Volunteer Appreciation Reception

We're celebrating our volunteers and thanking them for their efforts. Current library volunteers and their guests are welcome.

Interested in volunteering at the library? Learn about the opportunities and apply online.

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Main Library Closed

Closed for holiday

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Main Library Closed Early

Closing early at 5 p.m. for holiday

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