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Let's Conversate!

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Main Library
Second Floor - Small Meeting Room
Come learn and discuss different social justice topics in engaging and dynamic workshops designed to encourage dialogue and collaboration.   
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Afriware Caribbean Independence Book Festival

2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Afriware Books of Maywood invites you to sit down with Caribbean authors and talk about their work!
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Registration is open

Inside Out: Celebrating Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Join the Community Mental Health Board, NAMI Metro Suburban and the library in celebrating Minority Mental Health Awareness Month. This free family event includes a screening of the movie Inside Out, a post-movie kid's discussion, art projects, snacks, and lunch.

NAMI Metro-Suburban is an affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental illness. We are a grassroots family and consumer self-help support, education, and advocacy organization dedicated to improving the lives of people with mental illness, their families and friends within the communities of west suburban Cook County, Illinois.
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Let's Conversate!

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Come learn and discuss different social justice topics in engaging and dynamic workshops designed to encourage dialogue and collaboration. 
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"Black Labor, White Wealth" Book Discussion-Pt.2

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Main Library
Second Floor - Book Discussion Room
Join a frank discussion of the economic disenfranchisement of Black America. This 4 part series will examine Dr. Claud Anderson's writing about the causes and enduring underlying structure of the consolidation of wealth and power within a closed white system built on black labor, while restricting gains for those outside that system.
July 22 - Part 1
Aug. 5 - Part 2
Sep. 9 - Part 3
Oct. 14 - Part 4
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Afriware Caribbean Independence Book Festival

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Afriware Books of Maywood invites you to sit down with Caribbean authors and talk about their work.
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Afriware Caribbean Independence Book Festival

2:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Afriware Books of Maywood invites you to sit down with Caribbean authors and talk about their work.
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Registration begins 7/29/2017 at 8:00 AM

More Than You Know...Black History Quiz Show Party

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Test your knowledge of black history facts, events, and historic sites at this fast-paced quiz show party! 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 and discuss different social justice topics in engaging and dynamic workshops designed to encourage dialogue and collaboration. 
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Let's Conversate!

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Main Library
Second Floor - Small Meeting Room
Come learn and discuss different social justice topics in engaging and dynamic workshops designed to encourage dialogue and collaboration. 
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Youth Conference

10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Teens explore issues of Restorative Justice, including: FOR Teens BY Teens: Creating Empowering Youth Spaces Through Art, Reflecting, Unpacking, and Confronting Racism Through Theater, Addressing Microaggressions in the Clasroom, For White Folks in the Hood: Reality Pedagogy (using culturally relevant strategies like hip-hop music and call-and-response, and merging real stories with theory, research, and practice, etc.)
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Youth Conference

10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Main Library
Second Floor - Small Meeting Room
Teens explore issues of Restorative Justice, including: FOR Teens BY Teens: Creating Empowering Youth Spaces Through Art, Reflecting, Unpacking, and Confronting Racism Through Theater, Addressing Microaggressions in the Clasroom, For White Folks in the Hood: Reality Pedagogy (using culturally relevant strategies like hip-hop music and call-and-response, and merging real stories with theory, research, and practice, etc.)
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Youth Conference

10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Main Library
Third Floor - Computer Classroom
Teens explore issues of Restorative Justice, including: FOR Teens BY Teens: Creating Empowering Youth Spaces Through Art, Reflecting, Unpacking, and Confronting Racism Through Theater, Addressing Microaggressions in the Clasroom, For White Folks in the Hood: Reality Pedagogy (using culturally relevant strategies like hip-hop music and call-and-response, and merging real stories with theory, research, and practice, etc.)
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Youth Conference

10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Main Library
First Floor - Community Engagement Space
Teens explore issues of Restorative Justice, including: FOR Teens BY Teens: Creating Empowering Youth Spaces Through Art, Reflecting, Unpacking, and Confronting Racism Through Theater, Addressing Microaggressions in the Clasroom, For White Folks in the Hood: Reality Pedagogy (using culturally relevant strategies like hip-hop music and call-and-response, and merging real stories with theory, research, and practice, etc.)
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Youth Conference

10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Main Library
First Floor - Idea Box
Teens explore issues of Restorative Justice, including: FOR Teens BY Teens: Creating Empowering Youth Spaces Through Art, Reflecting, Unpacking, and Confronting Racism Through Theater, Addressing Microaggressions in the Clasroom, For White Folks in the Hood: Reality Pedagogy (using culturally relevant strategies like hip-hop music and call-and-response, and merging real stories with theory, research, and practice, etc.)
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Youth Conference

12:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Main Library
Second Floor - Book Discussion Room
Teens explore issues of Restorative Justice, including: FOR Teens BY Teens: Creating Empowering Youth Spaces Through Art, Reflecting, Unpacking, and Confronting Racism Through Theater, Addressing Microaggressions in the Clasroom, For White Folks in the Hood: Reality Pedagogy (using culturally relevant strategies like hip-hop music and call-and-response, and merging real stories with theory, research, and practice, etc.)
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