More Than a Month: Chicago Caribbean Film Festival-"Chrissy"

More Than a Month: Chicago Caribbean Film Festival-"Chrissy"

Saturday, June 18, 2016 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm

"Chrissy" (120 min, 2012), "The 1 Closest 2U" (82 min, 2015)
See and discuss films showcasing Caribbean directors and screenwriters,
in the second annual Chicago Caribbean Film Festival at the Oak Park
Public Library. Held in conjunction with the Caribbean American Heritage
Council and Diaspora Filmworks. Enjoy a pre-screening reception and a
post-film Q&A.

This program is part of More Than a Month,

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Event Type: 
More Than a Month: Chicago Caribbean Film Festival-"Jamaican Mafia"

More Than a Month: Chicago Caribbean Film Festival-"Jamaican Mafia"

Tuesday, June 14, 2016 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm

"Jamaican Mafia" (97 minutes, 2011)
See and discuss films showcasing Caribbean directors and screenwriters, in the second annual Chicago Caribbean Film Festival at the Oak Park Public Library. Held in conjunction with the Caribbean American Heritage Council and Diaspora Filmworks. Enjoy a pre-screening reception and a post-film Q&A.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Event Type: 
More Than a Month: Chicago Caribbean Film Festival-"Dreadlocks Story"

More Than a Month: Chicago Caribbean Film Festival-"Dreadlocks Story"

Sunday, June 5, 2016 - 2:00pm to 5:30pm

"Dreadlocks Story" (83 min, 2014)
See and discuss films showcasing Caribbean directors and screenwriters, in the second annual Chicago Caribbean Film Festival at the Oak Park Public Library. Held in conjunction with the Caribbean American Heritage Council and Diaspora Filmworks. Enjoy a pre-screening reception and a post-film Q&A.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Event Type: 
Alzheimer's Association: Having Honest Dementia Conversations

Alzheimer's Association: Having Honest Dementia Conversations

Wednesday, April 6, 2016 - 11:00am to 12:30pm

Representatives from the National Alzheimer's Association, Greater Chicago Chapter, will discuss tips on how to have honest and caring conversations with family members about going to the doctor, deciding when to stop driving, and making legal and financial plans. Register now.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Register
More Than a Month: Natural Hair Meet-Up

More Than a Month: Natural Hair Meet-Up

Saturday, April 2, 2016 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

A look at the history of natural hair care and the growing global Natural Hair Movement with a snap-shot of contemporary natural hair maintenance and international style trends.

This program is part of the library's More Than a Month series, a yearlong health, wellness, and black aesthetics-focused exploration of the African diaspora and its imprint on the contemporary black experience across cultures and continents.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Register
Oak Park Creates: Poet Cameron Gearen: "Some Perfect Year"

Oak Park Creates: Poet Cameron Gearen: "Some Perfect Year"

Sunday, April 24, 2016 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Meet Cameron Gearen, whose book of poems came out in March 2016 from Shearsman Books. Some Perfect Year includes a series on widowhood and another series on the seven deadly sins. Poet David Wojahn calls it "a debut collection of considerable distinction."

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Homeschool Spring Exhibition

Homeschool Spring Exhibition

Thursday, April 14, 2016 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

All area homeschoolers are invited to participate in this Spring Exhibition, a fun opportunity for kids to present to their peers, either onstage or by displaying their work. The atmosphere will be casual and supportive, with a pot-luck reception to follow.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Second Floor - Veterans Room