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This event is in the "Arts & Culture" group.
This event is in the "Authors & Books" group.
This event is in the "Equity & Anti-Racism" group.

Art Exhibit: "Tiny Clay Books" by Julie Simon

All Day 7/1 - 7/31
Maze Branch Library
Library Branch: Maze Branch Library
Age Group: Elementary School, Middle School, High School, Adults, Older Adults
Program Type: Arts & Culture, Authors & Books, Equity & Anti-Racism
Event Details:

View artist Julie Simon's Tiny Clay Books exhibit on display at Maze Branch, July 1-31.

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

Idea Box: Disability Pride Month

All Day 7/1 - 7/31
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Idea Box
Age Group: Preschool, Elementary School, Middle School, High School, Adults, Older Adults
Program Type: Equity & Anti-Racism, Kids & Families
Event Details:

This month, we are exploring disability culture, community, and advocacy for Disability Pride Month.

About Disability Pride

Summer Pop-Up Shop

1:00pm - 5:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: High School, Adults, Older Adults
Event Details:

Visit us to purchase new branded merchandise (or shop online anytime at oppl.org/store).

All sales are final; no refunds, no exchanges.

Summer Pop-Up Shop

12:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: High School, Adults, Older Adults
Event Details:

Visit us to purchase new branded merchandise (or shop online anytime at oppl.org/store).

All sales are final; no refunds, no exchanges.

This event is in the "Students Grades 9-12" group.

Content Corner

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: High School Space
Age Group: High School
Program Type: Students Grades 9-12
Event Details:

A hands-on weekly program for high school students to conquer the latest social media trends while exploring various aspects of content creation.

This event is in the "Arts & Culture" group.
This event is in the "Digital Learning" group.

Audio Production for Podcasting and Audiobooks

6:30pm - 8:30pm
Main Library
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Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Creative Studio
Age Group: High School, Adults, Older Adults
Program Type: Arts & Culture, Digital Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:

Want to know how to edit your podcast or audiobook recordings so they're ready for sharing? Join us for this workshop on the basics of mixing and mastering audio for podcasts and audiobooks.

Disclaimer(s)

Masks Encouraged

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

This event is in the "Arts & Culture" group.
This event is in the "Authors & Books" group.
This event is in the "Equity & Anti-Racism" group.

Art Exhibit: "Suffrage Song" by Caitlin Cass

All Day 7/23 - 8/24
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Gallery
Age Group: Elementary School, Middle School, High School, Adults, Older Adults
Program Type: Arts & Culture, Authors & Books, Equity & Anti-Racism
Event Details:

Suffrage Song is a graphic novel and art exhibition that seeks to understand how the radical call for universal suffrage led by the American Equal Rights Association after the Civil War became caught in a mire of racist and sexist id

This event is in the "Students Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Students Grades 9-12" group.

Teen Gaming at Maze

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Maze Branch Library
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Registration
Library Branch: Maze Branch Library
Room: Maze Branch Meeting Room
Age Group: Middle School, High School
Program Type: Students Grades 6-8, Students Grades 9-12
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 65
Event Details:

Join us here at the Maze Branch of the Oak Park Public Library for a round of board games, video games and card games!

Summer Pop-Up Shop

2:00pm - 6:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: High School, Adults, Older Adults
Event Details:

Visit us to purchase new branded merchandise (or shop online anytime at oppl.org/store).

All sales are final; no refunds, no exchanges.

This event is in the "Arts & Culture" group.
This event is in the "Authors & Books" group.
This event is in the "Equity & Anti-Racism" group.

Artist Talk & Reception: "Suffrage Song" by Caitlin Cass

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Main Library
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Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Veterans Room
Age Group: Elementary School, Middle School, High School, Adults, Older Adults
Program Type: Arts & Culture, Authors & Books, Equity & Anti-Racism
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 112
Event Details:

Artist Caitlin Cass will discuss her work and will have copies of her graphic novel, Suffrage Song, available for purchase and signing.

This event is in the "Digital Learning" group.

Laser Cutter Workshop: Hand-Drawn Acrylic LED Lamps

11:00am - 12:00pm
Main Library
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Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Creative Studio
Age Group: High School, Adults, Older Adults
Program Type: Digital Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:

Learn how to use the Glowforge laser cutter to hand-draw your own personalized design for an Acrylic LED lamp that can light up and change colors at the press of a button!

This event is in the "Arts & Culture" group.
This event is in the "Equity & Anti-Racism" group.
This event is in the "Kids & Families" group.

Film Screening: "Dislecksia: The Movie"

11:00am - 1:00pm
Main Library
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Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Veterans Room
Age Group: High School, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Culture, Equity & Anti-Racism, Kids & Families
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 100
Event Details:

Get on board with Emmy award-winning filmmaker Harvey Hubbell V and his crew as they explore the unique nature of how each of us learn.

Disclaimer(s)

Masks Encouraged

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

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

IN-PERSON & VIRTUAL: Understanding ADHD and Autism

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Main Library
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Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Veterans Room
Age Group: Preschool, Elementary School, Middle School, High School, Adults, Older Adults
Program Type: Equity & Anti-Racism, Kids & Families
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 58
Event Details:

When you think about autism or ADHD, do you picture a boy in a school? Are you or your neurodivergent family member looking for support to help explain your needs? Curious about neurodivergence in general?

Disclaimer(s)

Virtual & In-Person Program

After you register (below), you will receive an email with information about attending in person and a specific link to join the event virtually.

Please indicate whether you plan to attend the event in person or virtually when you register. By registering, you agree to library policy and understand that no conduct is permitted that may reasonably be expected to create a disturbance or otherwise interfere with the safe use and enjoyment of the library and program by others. All times are listed in Central time.

This event is in the "Health & Wellness" group.

Grief Journaling

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library
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Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Scoville Room
Age Group: High School, Adults, Older Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19

Grief Journaling Workshop

Have you experienced the loss of a loved one (a partner, family member, mentor, friend, etc.)? Are you experiencing ambiguous loss or anticipatory grief? Even if you don’t consider yourself a writer, you are welcome to join us on this journey of journaling. Each session will begin with prompts and/or a guided meditation followed by time to journal. At the end of each session, we will set aside time to share, if you feel so moved. Feel free to come to any or all workshops.

Disclaimer(s)

Virtual & In-Person Program

After you register (below), you will receive an email with information about attending in person and a specific link to join the event virtually.

Please indicate whether you plan to attend the event in person or virtually when you register. By registering, you agree to library policy and understand that no conduct is permitted that may reasonably be expected to create a disturbance or otherwise interfere with the safe use and enjoyment of the library and program by others. All times are listed in Central time.

Dole Branch closed

All Day 7/29 - 8/5
Dole Branch Library
Closing
Branches:
Dole Branch Library
Description:

Dole Branch Library will be closed for new window installation from Monday, July 29 through Monday, August 5.

This event is in the "Students Grades 9-12" group.

Content Corner

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: High School Space
Age Group: High School
Program Type: Students Grades 9-12
Event Details:

A hands-on weekly program for high school students to conquer the latest social media trends while exploring various aspects of content creation.

This event is in the "Students Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Students Grades 9-12" group.

Teen Gaming at Maze

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Maze Branch Library
Register now
Registration
Library Branch: Maze Branch Library
Room: Maze Branch Meeting Room
Age Group: Middle School, High School
Program Type: Students Grades 6-8, Students Grades 9-12
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 65
Event Details:

Join us here at the Maze Branch of the Oak Park Public Library for a round of board games, video games and card games!

This event is in the "Students Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Students Grades 9-12" group.

Teen Gaming at Maze

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Maze Branch Library
Register now
Registration
Library Branch: Maze Branch Library
Room: Maze Branch Meeting Room
Age Group: Middle School, High School
Program Type: Students Grades 6-8, Students Grades 9-12
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 65
Event Details:

Join us here at the Maze Branch of the Oak Park Public Library for a round of board games, video games and card games!

This event is in the "Arts & Culture" group.
This event is in the "Digital Learning" group.

3D Printing Workshop: Slicer Basics

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Main Library
Register now
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Creative Studio
Age Group: High School, Adults, Older Adults
Program Type: Arts & Culture, Digital Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:

Learn how to use the Cloudprint Makerbot slicer software to import a 3D model and adjust settings so you can get your print to be exactly how you want it to be!  We will go over how to find f

Disclaimer(s)

Masks Encouraged

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

This event is in the "Careers & Businesses" group.
This event is in the "Students Grades 6-8" group.
This event is in the "Students Grades 9-12" group.

College Readiness: All About Scholarships

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library
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Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Veterans Room
Age Group: Middle School, High School
Program Type: Careers & Businesses, Students Grades 6-8, Students Grades 9-12
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 150
Event Details:

This introduction to the process of applying for scholarships addresses the basics of a scholarship application, along with tips on how to submit a successful application.

This event is in the "Arts & Culture" group.
This event is in the "Digital Learning" group.

Laser Cutting Workshop: Design a Coaster

11:00am - 12:00pm
Main Library
Register now
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Creative Studio
Age Group: High School, Adults, Older Adults
Program Type: Arts & Culture, Digital Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:

Create a coaster using the library’s Glowforge laser cutter! The library will provide materials to make an engraved wooden coaster with a cork base.

This event is in the "Health & Wellness" group.

Grief Journaling

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library
Register now
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Scoville Room
Age Group: High School, Adults, Older Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20

Grief Journaling Workshop

Have you experienced the loss of a loved one (a partner, family member, mentor, friend, etc.)? Are you experiencing ambiguous loss or anticipatory grief? Even if you don’t consider yourself a writer, you are welcome to join us on this journey of journaling. Each session will begin with prompts and/or a guided meditation followed by time to journal. At the end of each session, we will set aside time to share, if you feel so moved. Feel free to come to any or all workshops.

Disclaimer(s)

Virtual & In-Person Program

After you register (below), you will receive an email with information about attending in person and a specific link to join the event virtually.

Please indicate whether you plan to attend the event in person or virtually when you register. By registering, you agree to library policy and understand that no conduct is permitted that may reasonably be expected to create a disturbance or otherwise interfere with the safe use and enjoyment of the library and program by others. All times are listed in Central time.

This event is in the "Civic Learning" group.
This event is in the "Sustainability" group.

Emotions and Environmentalism: a Group Discussion

6:00pm - 7:15pm
Maze Branch Library
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Library Branch: Maze Branch Library
Room: Maze Branch Meeting Room
Age Group: High School, Adults, Older Adults
Program Type: Civic Learning, Sustainability
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 65
Event Details:

Join us for a discussion about emotions and environmentalism. We will spend the first thirty minutes of the program listening to the podcast Think Sustainability: Emotions Let Us Make Better Decisions (S. 6 Ep.

This event is in the "Arts & Culture" group.
This event is in the "Digital Learning" group.

Video Editing Workshop: Adobe Premiere Elements

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Main Library
Register now
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Creative Studio
Age Group: High School, Adults, Older Adults
Program Type: Arts & Culture, Digital Learning
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:

Explore the basics of video editing with Adobe Premiere Elements. Learn skills like importing video, slicing clips, and exporting video for posting on social media platforms using provided stock footage.