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More Than a Mic open mic

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Speak your mind at this spoken-word freestyle open mic hosted by More Than a Month. Your voice is your power!
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More Than a Month: Martin Luther King Jr. Film Festival: Get Out

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
We'll mark the 32nd anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and celebrate King's life and the legacies of the modern Civil Rights Movement and the African diaspora by viewing a series of enlightening films in January.

 • Saturday, January 6, 2-4 pm: Get Out (2017, 104 min.)

 • Sunday, January 7, 2-4 pm: Putney Swope (1969, 89 min.)

 • Saturday, January 13, 1-3 pm: I Am Not Your Negro (2017, 94 min.)

• Sunday, January 14, 2-4 pm: The Battle of Algiers (1965, 125 min.)

• Monday, January 15, 2-4 pm: Small Island (2009, 180 min.)

 • Saturday, January 20, 2-4 pm: No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency (2009, 125 min.)

Learn more about the library's More Than a Month initiative at oppl.org/more.
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More Than a Month: Martin Luther King Jr. Film Festival: Putney Swope

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
We'll mark the 32nd anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and celebrate King's life and the legacies of the modern Civil Rights Movement and the African diaspora by viewing a series of enlightening films in January.

 • Saturday, January 6, 2-4 pm: Get Out (2017, 104 min.)

 • Sunday, January 7, 2-4 pm: Putney Swope (1969, 89 min.)

 • Saturday, January 13, 1-3 pm: I Am Not Your Negro (2017, 94 min.)

• Sunday, January 14, 2-4 pm: The Battle of Algiers (1965, 125 min.)

• Monday, January 15, 2-4 pm: Small Island (2009, 180 min.)

 • Saturday, January 20, 2-4 pm: No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency (2009, 125 min.)

Learn more about the library's More Than a Month initiative at oppl.org/more.
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More Than a Month: Martin Luther King Jr. Film Festival: I Am Not Your Negro

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
We'll mark the 32nd anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and celebrate King's life and the legacies of the modern Civil Rights Movement and the African diaspora by viewing a series of enlightening films in January.

 • Saturday, January 6, 2-4 pm: Get Out (2017, 104 min.)

 • Sunday, January 7, 2-4 pm: Putney Swope (1969, 89 min.)

 • Saturday, January 13, 1-3 pm: I Am Not Your Negro (2017, 94 min.)

• Sunday, January 14, 2-4 pm: The Battle of Algiers (1965, 125 min.)

• Monday, January 15, 2-4 pm: Small Island (2009, 180 min.)

 • Saturday, January 20, 2-4 pm: No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency (2009, 125 min.)

Learn more about the library's More Than a Month initiative at oppl.org/more.
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More Than a Month: Martin Luther King Jr. Film Festival: The Battle of Algiers

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
We'll mark the 32nd anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and celebrate King's life and the legacies of the modern Civil Rights Movement and the African diaspora by viewing a series of enlightening films in January.

 • Saturday, January 6, 2-4 pm: Get Out (2017, 104 min.)

 • Sunday, January 7, 2-4 pm: Putney Swope (1969, 89 min.)

 • Saturday, January 13, 1-3 pm: I Am Not Your Negro (2017, 94 min.)

• Sunday, January 14, 2-4 pm: The Battle of Algiers (1965, 125 min.)

• Monday, January 15, 2-4 pm: Small Island (2009, 180 min.)

 • Saturday, January 20, 2-4 pm: No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency (2009, 125 min.)

Learn more about the library's More Than a Month initiative at oppl.org/more.
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More Than a Month: Martin Luther King Jr. Film Festival: Small Island

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
We'll mark the 32nd anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and celebrate King's life and the legacies of the modern Civil Rights Movement and the African diaspora by viewing a series of enlightening films in January.

 • Saturday, January 6, 2-4 pm: Get Out (2017, 104 min.)

 • Sunday, January 7, 2-4 pm: Putney Swope (1969, 89 min.)

 • Saturday, January 13, 1-3 pm: I Am Not Your Negro (2017, 94 min.)

• Sunday, January 14, 2-4 pm: The Battle of Algiers (1965, 125 min.)

• Monday, January 15, 2-4 pm: Small Island (2009, 180 min.)

 • Saturday, January 20, 2-4 pm: No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency (2009, 125 min.)

Learn more about the library's More Than a Month initiative at oppl.org/more.
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YPO/Rainbow Coalition Exhibit

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Dole Branch
Meeting Room - Dole Branch
Join us as we discuss the explosive politics of the 1960's and 1970's with former members of the Young Patriots Organization /Original rainbow Coalition.
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More Than a Month: Martin Luther King Jr. Film Festival: No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
We'll mark the 32nd anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and celebrate King's life and the legacies of the modern Civil Rights Movement and the African diaspora by viewing a series of enlightening films in January.

 • Saturday, January 6, 2-4 pm: Get Out (2017, 104 min.)

 • Sunday, January 7, 2-4 pm: Putney Swope (1969, 89 min.)

 • Saturday, January 13, 1-3 pm: I Am Not Your Negro (2017, 94 min.)

• Sunday, January 14, 2-4 pm: The Battle of Algiers (1965, 125 min.)

• Monday, January 15, 2-4 pm: Small Island (2009, 180 min.)

 • Saturday, January 20, 2-4 pm: No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (2009, 125 min.)

Learn more about the library's More Than a Month initiative at oppl.org/more.
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Let's Conversate

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Come learn about and discuss different social justice topics in engaging and dynamic workshops designed to encourage dialogue and collaboration
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More Than a Mic

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Speak your mind at this spoken-word freestyle open mic hosted by More Than a Month. Your voice is your power!
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More Than a Month: Toni Morrison, Playing in the Dark

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Main Library
Second Floor - Book Discussion Room
Author Toni Morrison has taken readers on journeys steeped in history and the human condition. Whether found on a southern plantation or navigating urban cities during the Harlem renaissance, her characters are dynamic and at the same time often flawed.

Please bring along comments and questions about your favorite Morrison novels and join us for a discussion of some of Ms. Morrison’s life-changing works, including "Playing in the Dark: Whiteness and the Literary Imagination."
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More Than a Month Film Screening: 70 Acres in Chicago: Cabrini Green

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room

This powerful documentary explores the demolition of the Chicago Cabrini Green high-rise public housing complex and the ongoing impact of displacement on the community's longtime residents. The filmmakers will be present for a post-screening discussion.

Learn more about the library's More Than a Month initiative at oppl.org/more.

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Let's Conversate

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Come learn about and discuss different social justice topics in engaging and dynamic workshops designed to encourage dialogue and collaboration
View More

More Than a Mic

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Speak your mind at this spoken-word freestyle open mic hosted by More Than a Month. Your voice is your power!
View More

Let's Conversate

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Come learn about and discuss different social justice topics in engaging and dynamic workshops designed to encourage dialogue and collaboration
View More

More Than a Mic

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Speak your mind at this spoken-word freestyle open mic hosted by More Than a Month. Your voice is your power!
View More