More Than a Month: CTVN Teen Social Justice Filmmakers

More Than a Month: CTVN Teen Social Justice Filmmakers

Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Celebrate the films developed and created by Chicago teens in classes taught by instructors at CTVN (Community Television Network). Film subjects include documentaries, dramas, poetry, and music and tackle issues of homelessness, teen violence, friendship, and family dynamics.
Learn more about the library's More Than a Month initiative at oppl.org/more.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Author Janis Johnston: "Midlife Maze- A Map to Recovery and Rediscovery After Loss"

Author Janis Johnston: "Midlife Maze- A Map to Recovery and Rediscovery After Loss"

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Join Janis Clark Johnston, EdD, psychologist and author of "Midlife Maze: A Map to Recovery and Rediscovery after Loss."  While no one wants to experience loss, there is tremendous learning to be had from grieving -- whether from the loss of a job, loved one, a home, or one's own hopes and dreams. "Midlife Maze views loss and change during midlife as "fertilizer" for new dreams. Through first-hand stories and practical exercises, Janis Johnston leads readers through the midlife maze to a place of recovery, purpose and peace.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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Chinese New Year Festival

Chinese New Year Festival

Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm

Celebrate the Year of the Rooster with this amazing festival, perfect for the whole family! Dance, sing and listen to stories led by local families. Learn more about the Lunar New Year and the traditions it encompasses.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Making Dollars Make Cents

Making Dollars Make Cents

Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Learn how to lay a financial foundation that will last a lifetime! This completely free hands-on workshop series for teens and adults is packed with real-world examples and will help you:

  • manage expenses
  • avoid job pitfalls
  • build capital
  • keep (and grow!) the money you make

Presented in collaboration with the Suburban Unity Alliance and GoBoodle.com.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Making Dollars Make Cents

Making Dollars Make Cents

Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Learn how to lay a financial foundation that will last a lifetime! This completely free hands-on workshop series for teens and adults is packed with real-world examples and will help you:

  • manage expenses
  • avoid job pitfalls
  • build capital
  • keep (and grow!) the money you make

Presented in collaboration with the Suburban Unity Alliance and GoBoodle.com.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Making Dollars Make Cents

Making Dollars Make Cents

Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Learn how to lay a financial foundation that will last a lifetime! This completely free hands-on workshop series for teens and adults is packed with real-world examples and will help you:

  • manage expenses
  • avoid job pitfalls
  • build capital
  • keep (and grow!) the money you make

Presented in collaboration with the Suburban Unity Alliance and GoBoodle.com.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room

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