One Book, One Oak Park: Panel Discussion

One Book, One Oak Park: Panel Discussion

Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Continue the conversation about race, class, and democracy that the selection for One Book, One Oak Park, Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates, inspired. Returning to the original panel from the discussion during One Book, One Oak Park are author, George Bailey, journalist, teacher, and filmmaker, Stan West, and principal and co-founder of the Village Leadership Academy, Nakisha Hobbs. 

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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
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Robert Mueller: "American Doughboys in World War I"

Robert Mueller: "American Doughboys in World War I"

Saturday, November 5, 2016 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Learn how American Doughboys fought across the battlefields of Northern France in the "war to end all wars" to the defeat of the German Kaiser. Hear about the events, people, and places of America's contribution to this war in this intriguing multi-media presentation. 

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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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, led by Psychologist, Melissa Blount, 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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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

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