Join Oak Park director Dan Smolla and actress Misti Patrella for a screening and discussion of Dan's new film, "The Night-Like Daydreams of Wolfgang Deedle." Dan and Misti will talk about their filmmaking process and discuss with viewers.
"The Night-Like Daydreams of Wolfgang Deedle" is part of Oak Park Creates, the library's special collection of works by local creators. Learn more about Oak Park Creates.
Love chess? We invite kids and teens ages 5-18 to compete for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place trophies.
Oak Park Citizens Council will host a forum for candidates running in the Tuesday, April 7, 2015 election.
This energetic program is designed for children of all ages, with caregiver support. The importance of music and movement in pre-literacy is emphasized in this new program that will get everyone up on their feet and singing with loud enthusiasm! All ages.
A brand new program that will have you and your little ones moving, singing and learning! All ages.
Oak Park Village President Anan Abu-Taleb invites Oak Park and River Forest residents to attend a community forum on Wednesday, October 29, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the Veterans Room at the Main Library.
This forum will focus on intergovernmental cooperation among the various taxing bodies. Taxpayers are not an endless resource, said President Abu-Taleb. All elected officials need to work together to use your tax dollars efficiently and effectively.
Like no other word in the English language, the N-word spawns leading news headlines particularly when celebrities utter it: comedian Michael Richards, Dog the Bounty Hunter, John Mayer, Mel Gibson, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jennifer Lopez, Barbara Walters, Dr. Laura Schlessinger, or Jesse Jackson, Sr. This word shows up in American childhood rhymes and ditties, in minstrel songs that are now popular Disney childrens songs and in commercial advertisements. It punctuates some rap songs, is euphemized, buried in mock funerals, and bleeped from media broadcasts.
The Toy Story gang encounters scares and mystery at a roadside motel. (TV-G, 30 minutes)
Put on your dancing shoes and come have a howling good time at our Preschool Dance Party. Best for ages 2-6. Costumes encouraged, but not required.