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Open Mic Readings

Oct 21st @ 11:00 AM
Meeting Room Combo (A+B+C)

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Open Mic Readings

Sat, Oct 21st @ 11:00 AM
Meeting Room Combo (A+B+C)

Local writers are invited to share their original poetry and short stories. Five minute time limit per reader. Light refreshments will be served.

Created by Evanced Sync on Jun 15th, 2017

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Movie Screening: The Founder (2016)

Oct 23rd @ 1:00 PM
Meeting Room Combo (A+B+C)

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Movie Screening: The Founder (2016)

Mon, Oct 23rd @ 1:00 PM
Meeting Room Combo (A+B+C)

The story of Ray Kroc, a salesman who turned two brothers' innovative fast food eatery, McDonald's, into one of the biggest restaurant businesses in the world. Starring Michael Keaton and Nick Offerman. PG-13. 115 min.

Created by Evanced Sync on Jun 9th, 2017
Updated on Jul 26th, 2017

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Movie Screening: The Founder (2016)

Oct 23rd @ 6:30 PM
Meeting Room Combo (A+B+C)

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Movie Screening: The Founder (2016)

Mon, Oct 23rd @ 6:30 PM
Meeting Room Combo (A+B+C)

The story of Ray Kroc, a salesman who turned two brothers' innovative fast food eatery, McDonald's, into one of the biggest restaurant businesses in the world. Starring Michael Keaton and Nick Offerman. PG-13. 115 min.

Created by Evanced Sync on Jun 9th, 2017
Updated on Jul 26th, 2017

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Great Books Discussion Group

Oct 23rd @ 6:30 PM
Mary Nelson Room

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Great Books Discussion Group

Mon, Oct 23rd @ 6:30 PM
Mary Nelson Room

Great Books Discussion Group

Created by Evanced Sync on Jun 9th, 2017
Updated on May 19th, 2017

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Microsoft Excel Basics

Oct 23rd @ 7:00 PM
Computer Training Center

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Microsoft Excel Basics

Mon, Oct 23rd @ 7:00 PM
Computer Training Center
Presenter: Natalie DeJonghe

Learn the basic elements of Excel to create spreadsheets and charts. This class will provide an overview of Excel and an introduction to using basic formulas. Requires word processing skills and the ability to find and open files.

Created by Evanced Sync on Jul 7th, 2017
Updated on Sep 21st, 2017

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Crochet Club

Oct 24th @ 2:00 PM
Meeting Room C

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Crochet Club

Tue, Oct 24th @ 2:00 PM
Meeting Room C

Crochet Club - Adults & Teens of all skill levels are welcome. Second and Fourth Tuesday of the month in lower level meeting room C. Bring your hooks and yarn and any current project. Beginners bring an H hook and skein of yarn (any color). Visit the events calendar on www.olpl.org or visit the second floor Computer Center and ask for Patty. Donations appreciated- yarn, needles, and craft supplies

Created by Evanced Sync on Jul 20th, 2017

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Refreshing Reads

Oct 24th @ 7:30 PM

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Refreshing Reads

Tue, Oct 24th @ 7:30 PM
Presenter: Shannon

In the Woods by Tana FrenchThe first in a series involving the Dublin Murder Squad, this police procedural/psychological thriller follows the murder investigation of a twelve-year-old girl that is eerily similar to an unsolved murder of two young boys 20 years earlier. The location was the same and the only survivor was the detective now assigned to the current case.Join us for a lively discussion at the Avenue Flower Shop and Wine Bar 10632 S. Cicero. No registration needed and all are welcome!

Created by Evanced Sync on Jul 5th, 2017
Updated on Jul 11th, 2017

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Scary Movie Trivia Night is BYOB

Bring Your Own Boooo-ze to this frightfully fun trivia night!

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Scary Movie Trivia Night is BYOB

Created by Melissa Apple on Oct 16th, 2017
Updated on Oct 18th, 2017

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Friends of the Library Book Discussion Group

Oct 25th @ 1:00 PM

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Friends of the Library Book Discussion Group

Wed, Oct 25th @ 1:00 PM
Mary Nelson Room

"A Palm for Mrs. Pollifax" by Dorothy Gilman A secret agent like no other, Mrs. Pollifax was leading a very full life: Garden Club, karate, yoga--and a little spying now and then. This time the mysterious Mr. Carstairs sent her to Switzerland--to a famous health resort where the world's intelligence agents had gathered.

Created by Evanced Sync on Aug 24th, 2017
Updated on Oct 4th, 2017

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Conversation Circle

Oct 25th @ 6:30 PM
Quiet Study Room

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Conversation Circle

Wed, Oct 25th @ 6:30 PM
Quiet Study Room
Contact Number: 708-422-4990 ext. 51

Beginning, intermediate and advanced English language learners are invited to practice and improve their English speaking skills. Conversations are led by fluent English speakers. Students must have basic English language skills (this is not a grammar class).

Created by Evanced Sync on Sep 1st, 2017
Updated on Sep 12th, 2017

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Microsoft Excel Basics

Oct 26th @ 10:00 AM
Computer Training Center

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Microsoft Excel Basics

Thu, Oct 26th @ 10:00 AM
Computer Training Center
Presenter: Natalie DeJonghe

Learn the basic elements of Excel to create spreadsheets and charts. This class will provide an overview of Excel and an introduction to using basic formulas. Requires word processing skills and the ability to find and open files.

Created by Evanced Sync on Jul 7th, 2017
Updated on Oct 2nd, 2017

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Genealogy Club - Local History Genealogical Treasures

Oct 26th @ 1:30 PM
Meeting Room Combo (A+B+C)

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Genealogy Club - Local History Genealogical Treasures

Thu, Oct 26th @ 1:30 PM
Meeting Room Combo (A+B+C)

The Library's Local History Manager Kevin Korst will illustrate the genealogical treasures found in the Local History database. Photos, yearbooks, phone books and much more will be explored.

Created by Evanced Sync on Jun 21st, 2017

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Scary Movie Trivia Night

Oct 26th @ 7:00 PM
Meeting Room Combo (A+B+C)

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Scary Movie Trivia Night

Thu, Oct 26th @ 7:00 PM
Meeting Room Combo (A+B+C)

Do you like scary movies? Then this is the trivia competition for you! Test your knowledge of your favorite horror films and see how much you can recall about Freddy, Jason, Mike Myers, and all the classic horror movie villains.

Created by Evanced Sync on Jun 9th, 2017
Updated on Jul 27th, 2017

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Family Movie- Hocus Pocus

Oct 27th @ 10:00 AM

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Family Movie- Hocus Pocus

Fri, Oct 27th @ 10:00 AM
Meeting Room B

Teenager Max Dennison, along with his sister Dani and their friend Allison, accidentally frees three evil witches. With the help of a magical cat, the kids must steal the witches? spell book to prevent them from becoming immortal. PG, 95 min.

Created by Evanced Sync on Jun 9th, 2017
Updated on Aug 18th, 2017

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Oak Lawn Writers' Group - General Interest

Oct 28th @ 10:00 AM
Mary Nelson Room

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Oak Lawn Writers' Group - General Interest

Sat, Oct 28th @ 10:00 AM
Mary Nelson Room

Meets the second and fourth Saturday morning of each month from 10 a.m. to Noon. Readings, critiques and writing exercises for a variety of interests - including novels, short stories, poetry and non-fiction. No fee or registration required

Created by Evanced Sync on Jun 9th, 2017
Updated on Sep 1st, 2017

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Oak Lawn Writers' Group - Screenwriters

Oct 28th @ 1:00 PM
Mary Nelson Room

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Oak Lawn Writers' Group - Screenwriters

Sat, Oct 28th @ 1:00 PM
Mary Nelson Room

Meets the second and fourth Saturday morning of each month from 1-3 p.m. Readings, critiques and discussions of current trends in movies. No fee or registration required.

Created by Evanced Sync on Jun 9th, 2017
Updated on Sep 1st, 2017

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Microsoft PowerPoint Basics

Oct 31st @ 10:00 AM
Computer Training Center

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Microsoft PowerPoint Basics

Tue, Oct 31st @ 10:00 AM
Computer Training Center
Presenter: Natalie DeJonghe

Discover the basic elements for creating and viewing a PowerPoint slideshow, including: creating slides, using templates, inserting images, animation settings, and more. Requires basic word processing skills.

Created by Evanced Sync on Jul 7th, 2017
Updated on Oct 11th, 2017

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Conversation Circle

Nov 1st @ 6:30 PM
Quiet Study Room

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Conversation Circle

Wed, Nov 1st @ 6:30 PM
Quiet Study Room
Contact Number: 708-422-4990 ext. 51

Beginning, intermediate and advanced English language learners are invited to practice and improve their English speaking skills. Conversations are led by fluent English speakers. Students must have basic English language skills (this is not a grammar class).

Created by Evanced Sync on Sep 1st, 2017
Updated on Sep 12th, 2017

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Microsoft PowerPoint Basics

Nov 2nd @ 7:00 PM
Computer Training Center

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Microsoft PowerPoint Basics

Thu, Nov 2nd @ 7:00 PM
Computer Training Center
Presenter: Natalie DeJonghe

Discover the basic elements for creating and viewing a PowerPoint slideshow, including: creating slides, using templates, inserting images, animation settings, and more. Requires basic word processing skills.

Created by Evanced Sync on Jul 7th, 2017

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Lunch with "Apples"

Nov 3rd @ 12:00 PM

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Lunch with "Apples"

Fri, Nov 3rd @ 12:00 PM
Computer Center
Presenter: Patty Lerner

Join us on the first Friday of the month at Noon.Bring your lunch and gather with other iPad and iPhone users and share ideas, tips and tricks. No registration required.

Created by Evanced Sync on Jul 27th, 2017

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Halfway to Fanfest Gaming Celebration

Nov 4th @ 9:00 AM

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Halfway to Fanfest Gaming Celebration

Sat, Nov 4th @ 9:00 AM
Meeting Room Combo (A+B+C)

It's International Games Day and Halfway to Fanfest, and we are going to celebrate! Join us to play games of all varieties - board, card, video (modern and retro) and more! All ages are welcome.

Created by Evanced Sync on Jun 9th, 2017
Updated on Oct 13th, 2017

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Local Author Fair

Nov 5th @ 1:00 PM
Meeting Room Combo (A+B+C)

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Local Author Fair

Sun, Nov 5th @ 1:00 PM
Meeting Room Combo (A+B+C)

Come find your next great read! Stop by to meet and chat with local talented authors, and purchase signed copies of their books. The authors will also participate in panel presentations for aspiring writers. Look for a complete schedule in the fall. All visitors will be entered into a drawing to win a small prize. Light refreshments will be provided.

Created by Evanced Sync on Jun 9th, 2017
Updated on Jul 27th, 2017

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Reading Apps for your Mobile Device

Nov 6th @ 7:00 PM
Computer Training Center

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Reading Apps for your Mobile Device

Mon, Nov 6th @ 7:00 PM
Computer Training Center
Presenter: Ang Romano

There are oodles of Book Apps available for your mobile device. In this class, we?ll look at a few of the most commonly used for book tracking and connecting with other readers: Goodreads, Bookout and Litsy. Requires a mobile device (smartphone or tablet) and app downloading skills.

Created by Evanced Sync on Jul 11th, 2017

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Play games, raise money

The planets have aligned just for International Games Day, Halfway to Fan Fest, and Extra Life Day on Saturday, November 4th!

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Play games, raise money

Created by Izabel Gronski on Oct 4th, 2017

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Make and Take Crafts

Nov 7th @ 7:00 PM
Meeting Room Combo (B+C)

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Make and Take Crafts

Tue, Nov 7th @ 7:00 PM
Meeting Room Combo (B+C)

Learn to make a new craft that you can take home. All levels of creativity welcome, all materials provided. Doors open at 6:45pm. Please register online, by phone, or in person. Limit 20.

Created by Evanced Sync on Jun 9th, 2017
Updated on Oct 19th, 2017

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