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Monday, August 31, 2020
Virtual & Offsite
All in-person library programs are canceled through August. In the meantime, click on these links to find out more about:
And as we respond to the latest information and guidelines from local and national officials around the COVID-19 virus, we want to make sure you have the latest information about your library, too. Because updates and best practices are ever-evolving, please visit oppl.org/faqs, and the library’s social media channels (FacebookTwitter, and Instagram) for updates.

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VIRTUAL: Spanish Conversation Hour / Conversación en español

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Virtual & Offsite
Virtual Program
Join us for a casual hour of open conversation with other Spanish speakers. Whether you speak enough to hold a basic conversation or can rattle off long stories, all levels are welcome. No class, no formal lesson—just practice for current Spanish speakers.

REGISTER IN ZOOM NOW. After you register, you will receive a specific Zoom link to join in the event. 

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VIRTUAL: Queerios: Summer Meet-Up

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Virtual & Offsite
Virtual Program
Participate in a Peace Circle check-in and play some JackBox games. Grades 6-12.

REGISTER IN ZOOM NOW: After you register, you will receive a specific Zoom link to join the event.

In partnership with OPRF High School's A Place for All and the Rainbow Tribes of both Julian and Brooks Middle Schools, Queerios is an LGBTQ+ positive group. Our goal is to provide a space for tweens and teens in grades 6-12 to get together, discuss different issues, share their favorite books, sponsor and provide support for activism, plan outings, and more.

Join us for any and all Queerios virtual summer meet-ups:
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VIRTUAL: Spanish Conversation Hour / Conversación en español

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Virtual & Offsite
Virtual Program
Join us for a casual hour of open conversation with other Spanish speakers. Whether you speak enough to hold a basic conversation or can rattle off long stories, all levels are welcome. No class, no formal lesson—just practice for current Spanish speakers.

REGISTER IN ZOOM NOW. After you register, you will receive a specific Zoom link to join in the event.

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VIRTUAL: Queerios: Summer Meet-Up

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Virtual & Offsite
Virtual Program
Join us as we discuss Mask of Shadows by Linsey Miller and other LGBTQ+ YA books. Grades 6-12. Access the book digitally with Hoopla and your Oak Park account and PIN »
 
REGISTER IN ZOOM NOW: After you register, you will receive a specific Zoom link to join the event.

In partnership with OPRF High School's A Place for All and the Rainbow Tribes of both Julian and Brooks Middle Schools, Queerios is an LGBTQ+ positive group. Our goal is to provide a space for tweens and teens in grades 6-12 to get together, discuss different issues, share their favorite books, sponsor and provide support for activism, plan outings, and more.

Join us for any and all Queerios virtual summer meet-ups:
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VIRTUAL: Spanish Conversation Hour / Conversación en español

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Virtual & Offsite
Virtual Program
Join us for a casual hour of open conversation with other Spanish speakers. Whether you speak enough to hold a basic conversation or can rattle off long stories, all levels are welcome. No class, no formal lesson—just practice for current Spanish speakers.

REGISTER IN ZOOM NOW. After you register, you will receive a specific Zoom link to join in the event.

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VIRTUAL Queerios: Summer Meet-Up

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Virtual & Offsite
Virtual Program
Honey Heist! Get ready for an adventure as we play Honey Heist, a tabletop roleplaying game of criminal mastermind bears on a mission for a delicious treasure more valuable than gold. Grades 6-12.

REGISTER IN ZOOM NOW: After you register, you will receive a specific Zoom link to join the event.

In partnership with OPRF High School's A Place for All and the Rainbow Tribes of both Julian and Brooks Middle Schools, Queerios is an LGBTQ+ positive group. Our goal is to provide a space for tweens and teens in grades 6-12 to get together, discuss different issues, share their favorite books, sponsor and provide support for activism, plan outings, and more.

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Spanish Conversation Hour / Conversación en español

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Dole Branch
Meeting Room - Dole Branch
¡Hola Oak Park!

Join us on the first Saturday of the month for a casual hour of open conversation with other Spanish speakers to practice through open conversation with other Spanish speakers. Whether you know enough to hold a basic conversation or can rattle off a long story, all levels are welcome!

This is not a class—just practice for current Spanish speakers.

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Leading Edge Barbershop

1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Main Library
First Floor - Community Engagement Space

Historically, the barbershop has played an important role in American culture.

In addition to being the place to get a fresh cut, barbershops are also traditionally known as spaces where there is confidentiality, all patrons have a voice, and candid conversations are had.

With Barbershop Mondays, the library's Teen Services team will use a barbershop format to facilitate conversations and connections. In the space, the team will offer free haircuts and host various community members and professionals to engage those library patrons who drop in with meaningful conversation and relevant information.

While there is no online registration, a sign-up sheet will be available when the barbershop is open.

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Leading Edge Barbershop

1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Main Library
First Floor - Community Engagement Space

Historically, the barbershop has played an important role in American culture.

In addition to being the place to get a fresh cut, barbershops are also traditionally known as spaces where there is confidentiality, all patrons have a voice, and candid conversations are had.

With Barbershop Mondays, the library's Teen Services team will use a barbershop format to facilitate conversations and connections. In the space, the team will offer free haircuts and host various community members and professionals to engage those library patrons who drop in with meaningful conversation and relevant information.

While there is no online registration, a sign-up sheet will be available when the barbershop is open.

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Spanish Conversation Hour / Conversación en español

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Dole Branch
Meeting Room - Dole Branch
¡Hola Oak Park!

Join us on the first Saturday of the month for a casual hour of open conversation with other Spanish speakers to practice through open conversation with other Spanish speakers. Whether you know enough to hold a basic conversation or can rattle off a long story, all levels are welcome!

This is not a class—just practice for current Spanish speakers.

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Leading Edge Barbershop

1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Main Library
First Floor - Community Engagement Space

Historically, the barbershop has played an important role in American culture.

In addition to being the place to get a fresh cut, barbershops are also traditionally known as spaces where there is confidentiality, all patrons have a voice, and candid conversations are had.

With Barbershop Mondays, the library's Teen Services team will use a barbershop format to facilitate conversations and connections. In the space, the team will offer free haircuts and host various community members and professionals to engage those library patrons who drop in with meaningful conversation and relevant information.

While there is no online registration, a sign-up sheet will be available when the barbershop is open.

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Leading Edge Barbershop

1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Main Library
First Floor - Community Engagement Space

Historically, the barbershop has played an important role in American culture.

In addition to being the place to get a fresh cut, barbershops are also traditionally known as spaces where there is confidentiality, all patrons have a voice, and candid conversations are had.

With Barbershop Mondays, the library's Teen Services team will use a barbershop format to facilitate conversations and connections. In the space, the team will offer free haircuts and host various community members and professionals to engage those library patrons who drop in with meaningful conversation and relevant information.

While there is no online registration, a sign-up sheet will be available when the barbershop is open.

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Spanish Conversation Hour / Conversación en español

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Dole Branch
Meeting Room - Dole Branch
¡Hola Oak Park!

Join us on the first Saturday of the month for a casual hour of open conversation with other Spanish speakers to practice through open conversation with other Spanish speakers. Whether you know enough to hold a basic conversation or can rattle off a long story, all levels are welcome!

This is not a class—just practice for current Spanish speakers.

View More

Leading Edge Barbershop

1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Main Library
First Floor - Community Engagement Space

Historically, the barbershop has played an important role in American culture.

In addition to being the place to get a fresh cut, barbershops are also traditionally known as spaces where there is confidentiality, all patrons have a voice, and candid conversations are had.

With Barbershop Mondays, the library's Teen Services team will use a barbershop format to facilitate conversations and connections. In the space, the team will offer free haircuts and host various community members and professionals to engage those library patrons who drop in with meaningful conversation and relevant information.

While there is no online registration, a sign-up sheet will be available when the barbershop is open.

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Leading Edge Barbershop

1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Main Library
First Floor - Community Engagement Space

Historically, the barbershop has played an important role in American culture.

In addition to being the place to get a fresh cut, barbershops are also traditionally known as spaces where there is confidentiality, all patrons have a voice, and candid conversations are had.

With Barbershop Mondays, the library's Teen Services team will use a barbershop format to facilitate conversations and connections. In the space, the team will offer free haircuts and host various community members and professionals to engage those library patrons who drop in with meaningful conversation and relevant information.

While there is no online registration, a sign-up sheet will be available when the barbershop is open.

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