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Tuesday, December 25, 2018
All Branches

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Exam Cram

All Day
Main Library
Library-wide
Your table is reserved! Stop in while the library is open to find a quiet place to study through the end of finals week. Ask us for space!
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L'Arche Chicago

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Main Library
Second Floor - Book Discussion Room
Spaces Reservation

Main: Young & Restless

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Main Library
First Floor - Storytime Room
This class is designed for one-on-one interactions between caregivers and children birth to 24 months.  Babies learn to associate books with fun and shared moments with their favorite adults. One-year-olds love to wander and listen while they explore, and caregivers can help them participate while on the move. Short books are paired with songs and rhymes that are modeled to introduce pre-literacy skills. Limit: 20. Oak Park Public Library card required at the Main Library.
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Youth Network Council

10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Main Library
Second Floor - Small Meeting Room
Spaces Reservation

Christian Home Educators Support System

11:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Main Library
Second Floor - Book Discussion Room
Spaces Reservation

Oak Park Public LIbrary

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Main Library
Third Floor - Conference Room
Spaces Reservation

AgeOptions

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Main Library
Third Floor - Conference Room
Spaces Reservation

Equity Team of Oak Park and River Forest

4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Main Library
Third Floor - Conference Room
Spaces Reservation

P.R.O.U.D. Thursdays

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Main Library
Second Floor - Event Space
P.R.O.U.D (Purposefully Reaching Our Unique Dreams) Thursdays is a bi-weekly "creative exploration" workshop and open mic series for ages 13-25.

Each week will feature different local community artists including poets, authors, musicians, and community organizers.

THIS WEEK:
5:15-6:30 pm: Beatmaking in Ableton workshop w/Ahmad  

This workshop will provide students with the skills to get started producing their own beats. You will have the opportunity to explore the entire beat making process using Ableton Live, a digital audio workstation. This hands-on workshop will provide aspiring artists, producers, and hobbyists a core understanding of Ableton Live, creating drum kits, and applying effects to the principles of music theory.

6:15-7:30 pm: Open Mic

Come early to get your name on the Open Mic performance list.

7:30-8:00 pm: Featured Artist Adam Levin

Adam M. Levin is a writer and rapper, originally from River Forest, Illinois. He is currently the Spoken Word Teaching Assistant at OPRF, working alongside Peter Kahn. Adam has performed across the United States, as well as overseas in Panama, Mexico, and the United Kingdom. He's shared the stage with everyone from Amiri Baraka and Saul Williams to Chance the Rapper and Wale.
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Oak Park Toastmasters

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Spaces Reservation

Great Books Discussion Group

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Main Library
Third Floor - Conference Room
Spaces Reservation

New Life Small Group Bible Study

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Maze Branch
Meeting Room - Maze Branch
Spaces Reservation

Exam Cram

All Day
Main Library
Library-wide
Your table is reserved! Stop in while the library is open to find a quiet place to study through the end of finals week. Ask us for space!
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Main: All Ages playgroup

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Main Library
First Floor - Storytime Room
For children 0-5 years. Hands-on and age-appropriate toys and books for you to share with your child.
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Time Exchange Coalition

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Main Library
First Floor - Community Engagement Space
Spaces Reservation

Dole: Shake, Rattle and Read

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Dole Branch
Meeting Room - Dole Branch
An energetic program designed for children of all ages, with caregiver support. The importance of music and movement in pre-literacy is emphasized to get everyone up on their feet and singing with loud enthusiasm.
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Dole: All Ages Playgroup

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Dole Branch
Meeting Room - Dole Branch
For children 0-5 years. Hands-on and age-appropriate pre-literacy activities for you to share with your child.
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The Prevention Partnership

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Main Library
First Floor - Community Engagement Space
Spaces Reservation

Leaders in Training

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Main Library
Second Floor - Event Space
Participate in a safe space for upcoming youth.

Join us for conversation that embraces perspectives from everywhere.

Open to youth in grades 7-12. All are welcome! Snacks provided.

Contact:
Azreinna Winston & Zaire Brooks
azreinna.winston@gmail.com
zbrooks1120200@gmail.com
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Exam Cram

All Day
Main Library
Library-wide
Your table is reserved! Stop in while the library is open to find a quiet place to study through the end of finals week. Ask us for space!
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Conversation Cafe: Literacy Volunteers of Western Cook County

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Main Library
Second Floor - Book Discussion Room
Conversation Cafe: Literacy Volunteers of Western Cook County
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Premier Home Health

9:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Spaces Reservation

Girl Scouts

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Dole Branch
Meeting Room - Dole Branch
Spaces Reservation

Main: Stories on Saturday

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Main Library
First Floor - Storytime Room
Drop-in family storytime. Children aged 2 to 6 and their caregiver attend at 10am for a big, lively storytime that is full of favorites. Children birth to 24 months attend Young & Restless at 11am with a caregiver for short books paired with songs and rhymes modeled to introduce pre-literacy skills.
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