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Chess Champs Club

4:45 PM - 6:30 PM
Main Library
First Floor - Storytime Room
Join us for a two-hour chess workshop and open play chess club every Tuesday, led by instructor Luis Tubens. Chess boards will be available for open play throughout the two hours of the club. Ages 5-13. Children under 12 must be accompanied by a legal guardian.
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Youth Organizing & Relationship Building

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Join long-time community activists and youth workers, Billy Che Brooks and Luis Tubens for a discussion on youth organizing through relationship building. Mr. Brooks and Mr. Tubens will share their experiences and provide insights that could prove effective in helping young people be heard.  
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Chess Champs Club

4:45 PM - 6:30 PM
Main Library
First Floor - Storytime Room
Join us for a two-hour chess workshop and open play chess club every Tuesday, led by instructor Luis Tubens. Chess boards will be available for open play throughout the two hours of the club. Ages 5-13. Children under 12 must be accompanied by a legal guardian.
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Open Mic! with Luis Tubens

5:00 PM - 6:15 PM
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room

Grades 6-12

Time: 5-6:15pm

Main Library, 2nd Floor

 

Showcase your spoken word, singing, dancing, or rap.  No experience needed.

 

Open Mic! Will be led by Programming Specialist, Luis Tubens.

A native of the Chicagoland, Luis works with youth to hone their inner talents through writing and speaking.

 

JOIN US ON THURSDAYS:

OCTOBER 24,

NOVEMBER 21, AND

DECEMBER 19. 

 

SNACKS PROVIDED.

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Queerios Holiday Party

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Maze Branch
Meeting Room - Maze Branch

Attention Middle & High School Students   

Join us at the Maze Branch for a potluck holiday party! Bring your favorite holiday dish or cookies or candy or just yourself. We'll have pizza, make buttons, play a Murder Mystery game, and so much more.


Queerios is a library-based meeting space for teens and tweens, in grades 6-12, in the LGBTQ+ community and their allies. Working in partnership with Oak Park and River Forest High School's A Place for All and the Rainbow Tribes of both Julian and Brooks middle schools, the Oak Park Public Library provides space and resources to discuss different issues, share favorite books, sponsor and provide support for activism, plan outings, and more.
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Living History Project

5:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Main Library
Second Floor - Gallery
Youth in grades 6-12 will cultivate social and critical thinking skills, develop research skills, learn about the histories of social movements in the U.S., and gain public speaking experience.
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Living History Project

5:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Main Library
Second Floor - Gallery
Youth in grades 6-12 will cultivate social and critical thinking skills, develop research skills, learn about the histories of social movements in the U.S., and gain public speaking experience.
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