Memoriam

Chester Bennington has died

Lead vocalist of the band Linkin Park

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Chester Bennington has died

Created by Julia Churchill on Jul 20th, 2017

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Wines Around the World/Game Hour

Jul 21st @ 4:00 PM
Meeting Room Combo (A+B+C)

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Wines Around the World/Game Hour

Fri, Jul 21st @ 4:00 PM
Meeting Room Combo (A+B+C)

While parents enjoy the adult-only wine tasting, kids ages 8 and up can enjoy lively games or relax with a variety of coloring projects.

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

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Village of Oak Lawn Code Book

Search the current Village of Oak Lawn Code for ordinances related to businesses, public safety, vehicles, homes, and more.

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Village of Oak Lawn Code Book

Created by Kevin Korst on Jul 20th, 2017

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Extra Life Gaming Fest this Saturday!

Created by Izabel Gronski on Jul 20th, 2017

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New Picture Book Categories!

The 9 categories make it easier to find books on a subject!

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New Picture Book Categories!

Created by Jen Trotta on Jul 20th, 2017

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Oak Lawn Writers' Group - General Interest

Jul 22nd @ 10:00 AM
Mary Nelson Room

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Oak Lawn Writers' Group - General Interest

Sat, Jul 22nd @ 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 Jun 7th, 2017

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Oak Lawn Writers' Group - Screenwriters

Jul 22nd @ 1:00 PM
Mary Nelson Room

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Oak Lawn Writers' Group - Screenwriters

Sat, Jul 22nd @ 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 Jun 7th, 2017

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Extra Life Guild Gaming Tournament

Jul 22nd @ 1:00 PM
Meeting Room Combo (A+B+C)

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Extra Life Guild Gaming Tournament

Sat, Jul 22nd @ 1:00 PM
Meeting Room Combo (A+B+C)

Calling all gamers, novice and pro! Join our Extra Life team and help us raise money for Lurie Children?s Hospital. Not interested in joining our team? Make a donation while you play! Members of the Extra Life Chicago Guild and 4 Onions Gaming Society will be with us to teach some new games and stream the event on Twitch!Donate and join our team here:https://www.extra-life.org/team/olpl

Created by Evanced Sync on Jun 9th, 2017
Updated on Jul 17th, 2017

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52 Weeks, 52 Books: Week 9

A delicious graphic novel... Relish, by Lucy Knisley

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52 Weeks, 52 Books: Week 9

Created by Ang Romano on Jun 29th, 2017
Updated on Jul 19th, 2017

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Cool Comics for Kids: If You Like Percy Jackson...

Created by Roger Burns on Jul 19th, 2017

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BIG Thank You To Our Volunteers

Great hunt for ripe produce & caterpillars!

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BIG Thank You To Our Volunteers

Created by Emily Kenny on Jul 14th, 2017
Updated on Jul 18th, 2017

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3-D House Designs Show Creativity and Skill

Our summer reading theme, "Build a Better World," found physical form in our 3-D designers' creations!

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3-D House Designs Show Creativity and Skill

Created by Mary Donovan on Jul 18th, 2017

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Popular Science on Zinio

Oak Lawn residents can check out emagazines on Zinio

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Popular Science on Zinio

Created by Julia Churchill on Jul 18th, 2017

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St. Gerald Day Camp Summer Visit

Jul 24th @ 10:00 AM
Meeting Room Combo (A+B+C)

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St. Gerald Day Camp Summer Visit

Mon, Jul 24th @ 10:00 AM
Meeting Room Combo (A+B+C)

Children in St. Gerald's day camp will be visiting for stories and a craft.

Created by Evanced Sync on Jul 5th, 2017

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Reel Books Movie Screening: Fences (2016)

Jul 24th @ 1:00 PM
Meeting Room Combo (A+B+C)

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Reel Books Movie Screening: Fences (2016)

Mon, Jul 24th @ 1:00 PM
Meeting Room Combo (A+B+C)

Troy Maxson once dreamed of a baseball career, but was too old when the major leagues began admitting black players. His lost dream of glory begins to eat at him, causing him to make a decision that threatens to tear his family apart. Based on the play by August Wilson. Starring Denzel Washington and Viola Davis. PG-13. 139 min. A second screening will be shown at 6:30 p.m.

Created by Evanced Sync on Jun 9th, 2017
Updated on Mar 3rd, 2017

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Reel Books Movie Screening: Fences (2016)

Jul 24th @ 6:30 PM
Meeting Room Combo (A+B+C)

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Reel Books Movie Screening: Fences (2016)

Mon, Jul 24th @ 6:30 PM
Meeting Room Combo (A+B+C)

Troy Maxson once dreamed of a baseball career, but was too old when the major leagues began admitting black players. His lost dream of glory begins to eat at him, causing him to make a decision that threatens to tear his family apart. Based on the play by August Wilson. Starring Denzel Washington and Viola Davis. PG-13. 139 min.

Created by Evanced Sync on Jun 9th, 2017
Updated on Mar 3rd, 2017

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Caudill Book of the Week!

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Caudill Book of the Week!

Created by Jen Trotta on May 3rd, 2017
Updated on Jul 17th, 2017

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Caudill Book of the Week!

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Caudill Book of the Week!

Created by Jen Trotta on May 3rd, 2017
Updated on Jul 17th, 2017

Memoriam

Death of Martin Landau

Oscar winning actor appeared in many television shows and movies

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Death of Martin Landau

Created by Julia Churchill on Jul 17th, 2017

Memoriam

George Romero has died

Director of Night of the Living Dead

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George Romero has died

Created by Julia Churchill on Jul 17th, 2017

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Explore the Local History Collection Online

Search through more than 7,000 scanned images related to schools, churches, businesses, parks, celebrations, and more.

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Explore the Local History Collection Online

Created by Kevin Korst on Jul 17th, 2017

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Explore the Local History Collection Online

Discover more than 160 oral history interviews covering topics such as the 1967 Tornado and Round-Up Days.

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Explore the Local History Collection Online

Created by Kevin Korst on Jun 19th, 2017
Updated on Jul 17th, 2017

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Local History Film Clips

View preserved footage from the Local History Collection covering the 1967 Tornado, Round-Up Days, 95th Street, Kiddyland, and more.

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Local History Film Clips

Created by Kevin Korst on May 31st, 2017
Updated on Jul 17th, 2017

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Crochet Club

Jul 25th @ 2:00 PM
Meeting Room C

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Crochet Club

Tue, Jul 25th @ 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

Jul 25th @ 7:30 PM

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Refreshing Reads

Tue, Jul 25th @ 7:30 PM

Book Discussion at the Avenue Flower Shop & Wine Bar. All are welcome! No registration requiredThe Four Agreements: a Practical Guide to Personal Freedom by Don Miguel RuizIn The Four Agreements, bestselling author don Miguel Ruiz reveals the source of self-limiting beliefs that rob us of joy and create needless suffering. Based on ancient Toltec wisdom, The Four Agreements offer a powerful code of conduct that can rapidly transform our lives to a new experience of freedom, true happiness, and love.

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

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