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Oak Lawn Writers' Group - General Interest

Feb 23rd @ 10:00 AM
Mary Nelson Room

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Oak Lawn Writers' Group - General Interest

Sat, Feb 23rd @ 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 Jan 3rd, 2019
Updated on Feb 23rd, 2019

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Oak Lawn Writers' Group - Screenwriters/Playwrights

Feb 23rd @ 1:00 PM
Mary Nelson Room

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Oak Lawn Writers' Group - Screenwriters/Playwrights

Sat, Feb 23rd @ 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, as well as critiques of movies and plays. No fee or registration required.

Created by Evanced Sync on Jan 3rd, 2019
Updated on Feb 23rd, 2019

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Home and Abroad: Americans in World War I

The second half of our World War I exhibit, "Over Here", is open! Stop by Local History to learn about American war experience at home.

LH Exhibit WWI

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Home and Abroad: Americans in World War I

Created by Kevin Korst on Aug 9th, 2017
Updated on Feb 21st, 2019

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Great Books Discussion Group

Feb 25th @ 6:30 PM
Mary Nelson Room

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Great Books Discussion Group

Mon, Feb 25th @ 6:30 PM
Mary Nelson Room

Great Books Discussion Group

Created by Evanced Sync on Oct 17th, 2018
Updated on Feb 23rd, 2019

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Snapchat for Beginners

Feb 25th @ 7:00 PM
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Snapchat for Beginners

Mon, Feb 25th @ 7:00 PM
Computer Training Center

Snapchat is a social media app that allows you to send photos and short videos to friends. Come learn the ins and outs of Snapchat and then receive one-on-one help.

Created by Evanced Sync on Oct 20th, 2018
Updated on Feb 23rd, 2019

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Crochet Club

Feb 26th @ 2:00 PM
Meeting Room C

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Crochet Club

Tue, Feb 26th @ 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 Oct 17th, 2018
Updated on Feb 23rd, 2019

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Identifying (Mis)Information &(Dis)Information in Today’s Media

Feb 26th @ 7:00 PM
Meeting Room A (Rotary Room), Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

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Identifying (Mis)Information &(Dis)Information in Today’s Media

Tue, Feb 26th @ 7:00 PM
Meeting Room A (Rotary Room), Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

With the explosion of fake news in today's media, it is more important than ever to learn the differences between misinformation and disinformation. Library Associate Kristin Lansdown presents strategies to evaluate media sources and explains why it matters to know the difference.

Created by Evanced Sync on Oct 17th, 2018
Updated on Feb 23rd, 2019

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REFRESHING READS

Feb 26th @ 7:30 PM
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REFRESHING READS

Tue, Feb 26th @ 7:30 PM
Avenue Flower Shop & Wine Bar, 10632 S. Cicero Ave

Close Enough to Touch by Colleen Oakley Jubilee Jenkins is no ordinary librarian. With a rare allergy to human touch, any skin-to-skin contact could literally kill her. But after retreating into solitude for nearly ten years, Jubilee’s decided to brave the world again, despite the risks. Armed with a pair of gloves, long sleeves, and her trusty bicycle, she finally ventures out the front door—and into her future. “A love story about a bike-riding librarian with a with a horrible allergy to human touch. . . need I say more?” -- Shannon

Created by Evanced Sync on Oct 23rd, 2018
Updated on Feb 23rd, 2019

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Searching Beyond Google

Feb 27th @ 10:00 AM
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Searching Beyond Google

Wed, Feb 27th @ 10:00 AM
Computer Training Center

Come learn about search engine alternatives to Google including DuckDuckGo, Bing and Library databases.

Created by Evanced Sync on Oct 20th, 2018
Updated on Feb 23rd, 2019

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Friends of the Library Book Discussion Group

Feb 27th @ 1:00 PM
Mary Nelson Room

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Friends of the Library Book Discussion Group

Wed, Feb 27th @ 1:00 PM
Mary Nelson Room

The Alice Network by Kate Quinn

Created by Evanced Sync on Oct 17th, 2018
Updated on Feb 23rd, 2019

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Conversation Circle for new English speakers

Feb 27th @ 6:30 PM
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Conversation Circle for new English speakers

Wed, Feb 27th @ 6:30 PM
Quiet Study Room

1st & 3rd Wednesdays 10:00-11:30am 2nd & 4th Wednesdays 6:30-8:00pm through May 22, 2019. ESL learners! Practice speaking English at the Library in our Conversation Circle. Beginning, intermediate and advanced speakers are welcome (students must have basic English skills). All conversations will be led by fluent English speakers. Please call Mary Williams at 708-422-4990 or email her at mwilliams@olpl.org for more information. Go to oaklawnlibrary.org and click on “Services” and “ESL Conversation Circle”

Created by Evanced Sync on Jan 9th, 2019
Updated on Feb 23rd, 2019

Recommendation

Celebrate Black History Month: Afrofuturism

What exactly is Afrofuturism? How does it differ from regular science fiction? Read more here and check out our Afrofuturism recommendations!

Black History Month afrofuturism 2019

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Celebrate Black History Month: Afrofuturism

Created by Kristin Lansdown on Feb 1st, 2019

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Genealogy Club

Feb 28th @ 1:30 PM
Meeting Room B

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Genealogy Club

Thu, Feb 28th @ 1:30 PM
Meeting Room B

Pam Taylor, genealogist and Oak Lawn Library staff member, will discuss Making Sense of the Census. Pam hosts a genealogy club at New Lenox Public Library and is an excellent researcher. Please join us for a fresh look at censuses

Created by Evanced Sync on Oct 17th, 2018
Updated on Feb 23rd, 2019

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Tech Talk

Mar 1st @ 12:00 PM
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Tech Talk

Fri, Mar 1st @ 12:00 PM
Study Room 1 (Capacity 10)

Do you have an Android or Apple device? Looking for new ideas or tips on making the most of your device? Join us on the first Friday of the month at noon in Study Room 1 to share ideas and ask questions of other users. This is an informal, drop-in program with no required registration.

Created by Evanced Sync on Dec 13th, 2018
Updated on Feb 23rd, 2019

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Keep Calm and Do Yoga

Mar 1st @ 5:00 PM
Meeting Room A (Rotary Room), Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

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Keep Calm and Do Yoga

Fri, Mar 1st @ 5:00 PM
Meeting Room A (Rotary Room), Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

Join certified yoga instructor Stacy Kawa to learn yoga moves that will enhance your strength, balance, flexibility and stability. PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN MAT OR TOWEL.

Created by Evanced Sync on Jan 17th, 2019
Updated on Feb 23rd, 2019

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Sunday with Friends Concert - Character Fleadh

Mar 3rd @ 2:00 PM
Meeting Room A (Rotary Room), Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

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Sunday with Friends Concert - Character Fleadh

Sun, Mar 3rd @ 2:00 PM
Meeting Room A (Rotary Room), Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C

Embrace the luck o' the Irish with some traditional Irish and Scottish tunes. Enjoy the sounds of the fiddle, flute/whistles, guitar/vocals and bass that will get you in the mood for St. Patrick's Day.

Created by Evanced Sync on Dec 13th, 2018
Updated on Feb 23rd, 2019

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