Second Floor - Veterans Room

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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Main Library Closed

Closed for holiday

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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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Main Library Closed

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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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Main Library Closed

Closed for Staff Day

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Know Your Work Place Rights

This seminar will focus on key areas of employment law that affect workers in Illinois.

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Illinois Regiments in the Civil War

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.

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