More Than a Month: Chicago Caribbean Film Festival-"Legends of Ska"

More Than a Month: Chicago Caribbean Film Festival-"Legends of Ska"

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

"Legends of Ska" (1 hr 42 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.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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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
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Oak Park Photography Club

Oak Park Photography Club

Monday, September 26, 2016 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

The Oak Park Photography Clubs meets twice monthly on the second and fourth Monday evenings from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Main Library. All skill levels are welcome. Photographers share digital images most of the meetings; some meetings are reserved for print night.

For more information, contact Debby Preiser, 708, 697-6915.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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Mystery Author Kathleen Anne Fleming: "Canary in the Coal Chute"

Mystery Author Kathleen Anne Fleming: "Canary in the Coal Chute"

Saturday, June 11, 2016 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Meet accomplished mystery writer Kathleen Anne Fleming and hear about her latest thriller, Canary in the Coal Chute. This novel, which is interwoven with factual chapters of the Lizzie Borden trial of 1893, is a historical, feminist, and true-crime mystery novel. Here Fleming explores what drove Lizzie to murder her parents with a hatchet and how and why she was acquitted. It is a relevant historical study of a serious issue in American homes across the country that plagued the 19th century and persists into the present day. Books will be available for sale and signing.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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Heartland Blood Drive

Heartland Blood Drive

Monday, June 13, 2016 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm

Saving lives just got sweeter! Donate a pint of blood at the Oak Park  Public Library Blood Drive on Monday, June 13, between Noon and 4 p.m. and receive a certificate for a FREE pint of Baskin Robbins hand-packed ice cream! Heartland Blood Centers hopes to get 20 pints of blood from the Oak Park Blood Drive. To schedule an appointment, call 1-800-7TO-GIVE (1-800-786-4483). Please join us. Bring a friend! Photo ID required.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room

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