Author Vincent Pitisci - "The Essential Tarot: Unlocking the Mystery"

Author Vincent Pitisci - "The Essential Tarot: Unlocking the Mystery"

Saturday, October 8, 2016 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

For centuries,
the Tarot has been seen as an unexplainable power to see into the future.
Explore the secrets of why this system called the Tarot works so well with
Master Tarot reader and author Vincent Pitisci. See a demonstration of card reading and ask questions.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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Film Screening: "10 Things I Hate About You"

Film Screening: "10 Things I Hate About You"

Friday, July 29, 2016 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm

Join us for an interactive film screening of 10 Things I Hate About You (97 minutes), which is a retelling of Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew. We'll supply props, hijinx, and popcorn; you'll bring your enthusiasm and energy.

This film screening is a collaboration with Oak Park Festival Theatre, which will present the stage play The Taming of the Shrew in Austin Gardens July 23-August 27.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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More Than a Month: Rainbow Coalition Panel Discussion

More Than a Month: Rainbow Coalition Panel Discussion

Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Learn about the history of grass roots organizing around healthcare and social reform in the late 1960s in Chicago. Hear how these seemingly disparate urban social activist groups collaborated to create viable and sorely needed health and social support systems for poor Black, Latino  and disenfranchised Whites all over working-class Chicago north, south and westside neighborhoods.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
More Than a Month:filmscreening - Vanguard of the Revolution

More Than a Month:filmscreening - Vanguard of the Revolution

Sunday, September 11, 2016 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Watch this riveting  documentary that tells the rise and fall of the Black Panther Party, one of the 20th century's most alluring and controversial organizations that captivated the world's attention for nearly 50 years. Post-screening discussion will follow.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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More Than a Month: Zumba With BFit Fitness

More Than a Month: Zumba With BFit Fitness

Saturday, September 10, 2016 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Do you Zumba? Get
moving with this heart-healthy and fun workout led by instructors from BFit
Fitness Center in Oak Park. Zumba is a Latin-inspired cardio-dance workout that
uses music and choreographed steps to form a fitness party atmosphere using
African beats. The natural body is a healthy body! 

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
More Than a Month: Zumba With BFit Fitness

More Than a Month: Zumba With BFit Fitness

Saturday, September 3, 2016 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Do you Zumba? Get
moving with a heart-healthy and fun workout led by instructors from BFit
Fitness Center in Oak Park. Zumba is a Latin-inspired cardio-dance workout that
uses music and choreographed steps to form a fitness party atmosphere using
African beats. The natural body is a healthy body! 

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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Co-Editors William Ayers and Janise Hurtig: "Every Person Is a Philosopher"

Co-Editors William Ayers and Janise Hurtig: "Every Person Is a Philosopher"

Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Learn about Hal Adams, a legendary radical educator who organized writing workshops with people who  had been written off during much of their lives, marginalized for reasons of race, gender, class, and caste. Co-editors William Ayers, Caroline Heller and Janise Hurtig share stories from their book, "Every Person is a Philosopher: Lessons in Educational Emancipation from the  Radical Teaching Life of Hal Adams."

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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