This event is in the "Students Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Students Grades 9-12" group.
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CANCELLED: Leading Edge Youth Empowerment Conference

All Day
Main Library
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Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Veterans Room
Age Group: Middle School, High School
Program Type: Students Grades 6-8, Students Grades 9-12
Event Details:
The 2024 Leading Edge Youth Empowerment Conference has been cancelled. This conference is a collaborative effort between the Middle and High School Services team and our Leading Edge Teen Advisory Board. The primary goal is to empower and uplift y...
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Dream Chaser Meeting

9:00am - 1:00pm
Main Library
This is not a library-led event.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Conference Room
Meeting/Event Description
women discussing stocks and stock trends...
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OPRF Community Chess Tournament

9:30am - 2:00pm
Main Library
This is not a library-led event.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Veterans Room
Meeting/Event Description
Chess tournaments are very simple, we set up play games then go home. Many participants will are students from Oak Park River Forest High School....
This event is in the "Kids & Families" group.
This event is in the "Storytimes" group.

Shake, Rattle & Read

10:00am - 10:30am
Main Library
Registration closed
Required
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Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers, Preschool
Program Type: Kids & Families, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 26
Event Details:
This storytime is designed for one-on-one interactions between caregivers and children up to age 5. Music and movement are paired in this big, joyful class. Get ready to sing and dance with your child! Register for each class you will attend, once...

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Masks Encouraged

Masks for everyone age 2+ are encouraged while attending this program.

This event is in the "Equity & Anti-Racism" group.

English Language Conversation

10:00am - 11:00am
Main Library
Registration closed
Required
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Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Older Adults
Program Type: Equity & Anti-Racism
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30

English Language Conversation

Join other English language learners to practice English and learn new vocabulary in an informal setting. Conversation facilitators will lead the session with a variety of topics for conversation. Free and open to all English language learners.

This event is in the "Kids & Families" group.
This event is in the "Storytimes" group.

Young & Restless

11:00am - 11:30am
Main Library
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Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Babies & Toddlers
Program Type: Kids & Families, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18

Young & Restless

Babies learn to associate books with fun and shared moments with favorite adults during this storytime designed for one-on-one interactions between caregivers and children birth to 24 months. 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. #babytoddler See all upcoming storytimes ยป

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Masks Encouraged

Masks for everyone age 2+ are encouraged while attending this program.

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Women's Conference

11:30am - 3:30pm
Maze Branch Library
This is not a library-led event.
Library Branch: Maze Branch Library
Room: Maze Branch Meeting Room
Meeting/Event Description
Womens Conference meeting, light snack, praise and worship...
This event is in the "Arts & Culture" group.

International Poetry Series: South American Poetry

12:30pm - 2:00pm
Main Library
Registration closed
Required
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Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Older Adults
Program Type: Arts & Culture
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
Please join us for a survey of poetry around the world. We will meet in four monthly gatherings and begin our investigation with a literary culture of modern and contemporary South American poets. In the subsequent sessions, we will read Asian, ...
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Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Gallery
Event Details:
Join us for an artist reception with artist Hodges Williams in the Main Library Gallery. From the artist "The grid comprises a new and ongoing body of work for me, which bridges abstraction and representational elements in my paintings....
This event is in the "Civic Learning" group.
This event is in the "Sustainability" group.
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Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Elementary School, Middle School
Program Type: Civic Learning, Sustainability
Event Details:
Young environmentalists, join us for seven award-winning short films and discussion, where we'll enjoy reel stories and think about taking action to create real change to celebrate and preserve our Earth! We'll also settle in to contemplate and celeb...
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Chicago sf book discussion

2:00pm - 4:30pm
Main Library
This is not a library-led event.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Conference Room
Meeting/Event Description
Discuss My Brother's Keeper by Tim Powers...
This event is in the "Authors & Books" group.
This event is in the "Civic Learning" group.
This event is in the "Equity & Anti-Racism" group.

A Call to Activism With Ernest Crim III

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library
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Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Small Meeting Room
Age Group: High School, Adults, Older Adults
Program Type: Authors & Books, Civic Learning, Equity & Anti-Racism
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Get tips, ideas and inspiration for engaging in community activism for yourself and others in A Call to Activism. Ernest Crim III is an Anti-Racist Educator and hate crime survivor who uses (Black) historical narratives to empower and educate fami...
This is not a library-led event.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Veterans Room
Meeting/Event Description
This meeting is a combined support group/social connection opportunity for neurodiverse adults (18+) in the Chicago area, hosted by the Oak Park and River Forest Neurodiverse Social Club at the Main Branch of the Oak Park Public Library. Feel free to...