Navigating Life, Roller Derby Style

Tuesday, April 30, 2013 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

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".

Location: 
Second Floor - Veterans Room

Illinois Regiments in the Civil War

Sunday, September 30, 2012 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Learn the important role that Illinois soldiers played in fighting for the Union in the Civil War. Civil War re-enactors Brian and Daniel Flora re-count the stories about the men from this state and the battles they fought to preserve the union. The Library offers this special program which includes photographs and lecture in collaboration with the Historical Society of Oak Park and River Forest.

Location: 
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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