Oak Park Writers Read!

Oak Park Writers Read!

Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Join members of the Oak Park Writers Group which meets bi-monthly at the Main Library to hear selected writers read from new work. This annual celebration of writing offers residents the opportunity to hear emerging local writers. Refreshments will be served.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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OP Public Health Dept. forum

OP Public Health Dept. forum

Saturday, October 29, 2016 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Illinois Regional Public Health Dept. Officer, Joseph Harrington and Oak Park Public Health Director, Mike Charley, will speak about the social determinants of health (the conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work and age which in turn influence health status) and also discuss the public health work being done in Oak Park. 

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Black Mental Health: the psychology of trauma and the art of well-being

Black Mental Health: the psychology of trauma and the art of well-being

Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

This interactive presentation will focus on racism through a trauma lens and will look at the ways historical racial traumas continue to influence contemporary society and the overall well-being of our communities. Attendees can expect to gain insight on how to reconcile these historical truths in an effort to build authentic relationships, engage communities, and build good mental health and wellness.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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New Year's Eve Eve

New Year's Eve Eve

Friday, December 30, 2016 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

Dance and sing in the new year with Old Town School of Folk Music artists Maryanne Johnson and Diana Laffey! The sounds and energy of this mellow duo will fill the room at our New Year's Eve Eve party. All ages.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
SAT Practice Test

SAT Practice Test

Saturday, March 11, 2017 - 9:00am to 1:00pm

High school students can sign up for this free, fully proctored, full-length practice SAT test sponsored by Kaplan Test Prep. Students will learn what to expect in a test-like environment and will receive a comprehensive analysis of their performance on the test, detailing individual strengths and weaknesses. 
Space is limited, so registration is required. Registration opens Saturday, January 28 and closes Sunday, February 26.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Event Type: 
Register
SAT Practice Test

SAT Practice Test

Saturday, November 5, 2016 - 9:00am to 1:00pm

High school students can sign up for this free, fully proctored, full-length practice SAT test sponsored by Kaplan Test Prep. Students will learn what to expect in a test-like environment and will receive a comprehensive analysis of their performance on the test, detailing individual strengths and weaknesses. 
Space is limited, so registration is required. Registration opens Saturday, September 24 and closes Sunday, October 23.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Event Type: 
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Corner Store (Teens Only)

Corner Store (Teens Only)

Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm

Come down to the corner store! We have a little bit of everything. 
Stop by for an afternoon of messing around and being creative: there will be art, technology, and hip hop pop up programs, as well as space for you to unwind. Every week will be a new experience, and we welcome your ideas!

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room

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