Today's Inspired Latina: Life Stories of Success in the Face of Adversity

Today's Inspired Latina: Life Stories of Success in the Face of Adversity

Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Meet Gabriela Rodil, an Oak Park resident, writer, and contributor to "Today's Inspired Latina: Life Stories of Success in the Face of Adversity." Born and raised in Brazil, Gabriela has since lived or worked on extended assignments in more than 20 countries including Canada, Mexico, China, Belgium, France, Argentina, Guatemala, Italy and the US. She is fluent in speaking Portuguese, German, French, Spanish, Italian and English

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Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Chinese Moon Festival

Chinese Moon Festival

Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Hear Chinese myths and stories about the moon and enjoy of a musical recording of "The Emperor's Journey to the Moon," based on Chinese legends and featuring Chinese instruments. Taste Chinese Moon cakes and traditional Chinese tea. Watch Chinese calligraphers write your name in Chinese.

This special Moon Festival celebration is presented by Mid-USA Falun Dafa Association.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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Seminar: "Tips for Submitting Online Job Applications"

Seminar: "Tips for Submitting Online Job Applications"

Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Did you know that online applications are run through a tracking system used as a screening tool by employers? Learn what to watch out for and how to answer questions, as well as tips and techniques for optimizing your resume for an Applicant Tracking System. Presenter: David Preciado, Chicago Federation of Labor Workers Assistance Committee. Register now. .

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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Seminar: "Things About the Job Search You May Not Know, But Should"

Seminar: "Things About the Job Search You May Not Know, But Should"

Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Looking for a job has changed dramatically over the past few years; however, many still follow the rules of yesterday. Learn how to modernize your search in a way that works best with your own personal style. Presenter: Richard Williams, Career Services, Triton College. Register now.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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