Online Privacy

Online Privacy

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

You probably know that advertisers, social networks and even the government might be tracking your activity online. Are you looking for the easiest and smartest ways to ensure that your personal information and search history stay hidden? Join Michael Gershbein of Very Smart People to learn about all of the best options

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Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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Helping Immigrants: Free Resources for Attorneys and Volunteers

Helping Immigrants: Free Resources for Attorneys and Volunteers

Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Are you a practicing attorney, someone thinking of returning to the law, or someone who would like to volunteer to help immigrants in need of legal help? In this program, you'll learn about free and low-cost legal online research and technologies to help with immigration matters.  Learn how to find case law in Google Scholar, how to keep up with the latest legal news, and how to organize case information in Evernote.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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Midcentury Movie Star Screening: "From Here to Eternity"

Midcentury Movie Star Screening: "From Here to Eternity"

Monday, July 17, 2017 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm

Join local film historian and journalist Doug Deuchler for a six-week series of film screenings, "Midcentury Movie Star: Montgomery Clift in Hollywood," on Monday afternoons, June 12 through July 17. Montgomery Clift (1920-1966) was one of the finest actors to grace the silver screen in the 1940s and 1950s. Clift was known for playing moody, vulnerable outcasts.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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MIdcentury Movie Star Screening: "I Confess"

MIdcentury Movie Star Screening: "I Confess"

Monday, July 10, 2017 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm

Join local film historian and journalist Doug Deuchler for a six-week series of film screenings, "Midcentury Movie Star: Montgomery Clift in Hollywood," on Monday afternoons, June 12 through July 17. Montgomery Clift (1920-1966) was one of the finest actors to grace the silver screen in the 1940s and 1950s. Clift was known for playing moody, vulnerable outcasts.

In "I Confess" directed by Alfred Hitchcock (1953), A Catholic priest who comes under suspicion for murder cannot clear his name without breaking the seal of the confessional. 91 minutes.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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Midcentury Movie Star Screening: "A Place in the Sun"

Midcentury Movie Star Screening: "A Place in the Sun"

Monday, July 3, 2017 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm

Join local film historian and journalist Doug Deuchler for a six-week series of film screenings, "Midcentury Movie Star: Montgomery Clift in Hollywood," on Monday afternoons, June 12 through July 17. Montgomery Clift (1920-1966) was one of the finest actors to grace the silver screen in the 1940s and 1950s. Clift was known for playing moody, vulnerable outcasts.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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Midcentury Movie Star Screening: "The Heiress"

Midcentury Movie Star Screening: "The Heiress"

Monday, June 26, 2017 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm

Join local film historian and journalist Doug Deuchler for a six-week series of film screenings, "Midcentury Movie Star: Montgomery Clift in Hollywood," on Monday afternoons, June 12 through July 17. Montgomery Clift (1920-1966) was one of the finest actors to grace the silver screen in the 1940s and 1950s. Clift was known for playing moody, vulnerable outcasts.

In "The Heiress" (1949), a naiave, unattractive woman falls for a handsome suitor that her emotionaly abusive father suspects is a fortune hunter. 115 minutes.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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Midcentury Movie Star Screening: "The Search"

Midcentury Movie Star Screening: "The Search"

Monday, June 19, 2017 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm

Join local film historian and journalist Doug Deuchler for a six-week series of film screenings, "Midcentury Movie Star: Montgomery Clift in Hollywood," on Monday afternoons, June 12 through July 17. Montgomery Clift (1920-1966) was one of the finest actors to grace the silver screen in the 1940s and 1950s. Clift was known for playing moody, vulnerable outcasts.

"The Search" (1948) finds an American private in postwar Germany, trying to help a lot Czech boy who survived Auschwitz to find his mother.  Directed by Fred Zinnemann. 115 minutes.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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"Gender Revolution" Viewing & Discussion

"Gender Revolution" Viewing & Discussion

Monday, March 20, 2017 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm

What is gender? Should our bodies define us? What makes us who we are? 
We will be learning how we are all a lot more complicated than we've assumed through this community viewing of National Geographic's "Gender Revolution." Katie Couric travels across the U.S. to talk with scientists, psychologists, activists, authors, and families about the complex issue of gender. Community discussion to follow screening. 

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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Pleasant Home Architecture Series: "The Automobile Arrives in Oak Park - John Farson Learns to  Drive"

Pleasant Home Architecture Series: "The Automobile Arrives in Oak Park - John Farson Learns to Drive"

Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

The wealthy Oak Park banker John Farson had a passion for fine horses, but he eagerly adopted cars when they became available in the eagerly 20th century. By 1904, Farson and his family had four cars; by 1906, Farson was the president of the American Auto Association.

Explore Farson's love the automobile in this "Preservation in Person" lecture presented by Pleasant Home Foundation. Rob Buerglener, a teacher and historian of transportation and technology, has lectured widely and published articles on the dawn of the automobile age at the turn of the 20th century.

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Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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