MTAM "Juneteenth" event

MTAM "Juneteenth" event

Sunday, June 18, 2017 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm

Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States.

From its Galveston, Texas origin in 1865, the observance of June 19 as the African American Emancipation Day has spread across the United States and beyond.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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Father's Day Reading Event

Father's Day Reading Event

Saturday, June 17, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Take part in a fun Westside Men's Network event celebrating fathers and their children with a "Real Men Read" storytime event featuring dads reading aloud to kids! Free and open to the public.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Midcentury Movie Star Screening: "Red River"

Midcentury Movie Star Screening: "Red River"

Monday, June 12, 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.

"Red River" (1948) features Texas rancher John Wayne leading a cattle drive, but his tyrannical behavior causes a mutiny led by his adopted son (Clift). Directed by Howard Hawks. 127 minutes.

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

Job Seminar: "Tips for Submitting Online Job Applications"

Thursday, July 20, 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 Workforce and Community Initiative. Register now.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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Chicago Caribbean Film Festival 2017:Cimarron Spirit

Chicago Caribbean Film Festival 2017:Cimarron Spirit

Saturday, June 10, 2017 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm

The Sounds of Street Vendors (12 min, 2015) Cimarron Spirit (54 min, 2016)View and discuss films showcasing Caribbean directors and screenwriters, in the third annual Chicago Caribbean Film Festival at the Oak Park Public Library. Held in conjunction with the Caribbean American Heritage Council and Diaspora Filmworks.

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

Oak Park Photography Club

Monday, August 14, 2017 - 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.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Moana Sing-Along

Moana Sing-Along

Friday, July 28, 2017 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

We'll play Moana on the big screen and want to hear everyone singing along! Costumes encouraged. (PG, 2016, 107 minutes)

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room

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