Author Tyra Manning: "Where the Water Meets the Sand"

Author Tyra Manning: "Where the Water Meets the Sand"

Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Meet author Tyra Manning, author of Where the Water Meets the Sand. Through a reading and short discussion, she will share her journey of recovery from alcoholism, bulimia, cutting, and depression--and the hope that made it all possible. Nina Allen, President and CEO of Thrive Counseling Center (Oak Park and River Forest's community mental health center) will join Manning to answer questions as well as share information about Thrive's programs and services available to the community.

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

Oak Park Photography Club

Monday, June 27, 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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Captain America Movie Marathon

Captain America Movie Marathon

Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 12:30pm to 5:00pm

Get ready for Captain America: Civil War with our Cap marathon! First up is The First Avenger, where Steve Rogers joins forces with Bucky Barnes and Peggy Carter to wage war on HYDRA, led by the villainous Red Skull (124 minutes, PG-13). Immediately following will be The Winter Soldier, where Steve partners with Natasha Romanoff and Sam Wilson to expose an ever-widening conspiracy while fighting off professional assassins sent to silence him (136 minutes, PG-13).

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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Historian/Actress Leslie Goddard: Rachel Carson

Historian/Actress Leslie Goddard: Rachel Carson

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Biologist and author Rachel Carson warned the world of the potentially dire environmental impact of chemical pesticides in her best-selling 1962 book, Silent Spring. In this new living-history program, set in 1963, actress and historian Leslie Goddard portrays Carson as she discusses her childhood love for the living world, her passion for writing, and her work to awaken the world to the beauty and fragility of nature.

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

Oak Park Photography Club

Monday, July 11, 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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