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Internet Basics

Sep 19th @ 10:00 AM
Computer Training Center

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Internet Basics

Tue, Sep 19th @ 10:00 AM
Computer Training Center
Presenter: Natalie DeJonghe

This class covers the basics of navigating the Internet. We?ll cover the need to know terminology, how to navigate a web browser, and basic search skills. Requires basic computer, mouse, and keyboard skills.

Created by Evanced Sync on Jul 7th, 2017
Updated on Sep 5th, 2017

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Baby Goose

Sep 19th @ 10:00 AM
Youth Services Area

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Baby Goose

Tue, Sep 19th @ 10:00 AM
Youth Services Area

Sing nursery rhymes and have fun with finger plays. Lyrics will be projected onto a screen.

Created by Evanced Sync on Jun 18th, 2017
Updated on Sep 14th, 2017

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Kindergarten Here I Come!

Sep 19th @ 11:00 AM
Youth Services Area

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Kindergarten Here I Come!

Tue, Sep 19th @ 11:00 AM
Youth Services Area

Help your child get ready for Kindergarten! Children will listen to stories, sing songs, and engage in learning activities. Program topics will include ABCs, Numbers, Colors, Shapes, Animals and much more.

Created by Evanced Sync on Jun 18th, 2017
Updated on Sep 14th, 2017

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AARP Smart Driver Course

Sep 19th @ 12:00 PM
Meeting Room Combo (A+B+C)

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AARP Smart Driver Course

Tue, Sep 19th @ 12:00 PM
Meeting Room Combo (A+B+C)

In-person registration begins Saturday, August 26 at the Adult Services Desk.A refresher course designed to meet the needs of drivers age 50 and up. Many insurance companies offer discounts to those who complete the course. Advance in-person registration and payment of fee required to participate. Fee: $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members. You must present a current AARP card at the time of registration to receive the discount. Limit: 30 students per series. Participants must attend the entire series to receive a certificate of completion. Coffee and snacks will be provided. For other AARP driving courses, call 1-888-227-7669.

Created by Evanced Sync on Jun 9th, 2017
Updated on Jun 30th, 2017

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Everything Everything

Sep 19th @ 6:00 PM

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Everything Everything

Tue, Sep 19th @ 6:00 PM
Teen Room

Join us for a viewing of Everything Everything. Maddy is a smart, curious 18 year old girl who can't leave the protection of her room because of an illness.. The neighbor boy and Maddy form a deep bond from gazing through the window and texting.This bond leads them to risk everything even if it means losing everything. Snacks provided.

Created by Evanced Sync on Sep 2nd, 2017
Updated on Sep 5th, 2017

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Explore the Local History Matchbook Collection

View more than 100 different matchbooks from current and former Oak Lawn businesses including Jack Kilty's, Branding Iron, and more.

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Explore the Local History Matchbook Collection

Created by Kevin Korst on Sep 18th, 2017

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Check out Zinio

Rachel Ray emagazine free for Oak Lawn patrons

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Check out Zinio

Created by Julia Churchill on Sep 18th, 2017

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Event Wrap Up: Skype with Nicolás Obregón

Created by Meghan Moran on Sep 18th, 2017

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Spy Club: Agents of M.O.L.E. Recruiting

Now seeking middle school spies

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Spy Club: Agents of M.O.L.E. Recruiting

Created by Thomas Kochinski on Sep 18th, 2017

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Farmers' Market

Sep 20th @ 8:00 AM

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Farmers' Market

Wed, Sep 20th @ 8:00 AM

OLPL will be at the 2017 Oak Lawn Farmers' Market every Wednesday through September 27th

Created by Evanced Sync on Jun 9th, 2017
Updated on Sep 6th, 2017

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Books & Brushes: Tiny Tot Art

Sep 20th @ 9:30 AM
Youth Services Area

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Books & Brushes: Tiny Tot Art

Wed, Sep 20th @ 9:30 AM
Youth Services Area

Explore a variety of themes in stories, songs and a process-oriented art project. Children ages 16-23 mos. must be accompanied by an adult.

Created by Evanced Sync on Jun 18th, 2017
Updated on Sep 14th, 2017

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Books & Brushes: Tiny Tot Art

Sep 20th @ 9:30 AM
YS Program Room

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Books & Brushes: Tiny Tot Art

Wed, Sep 20th @ 9:30 AM
YS Program Room

Explore a variety of themes in stories, songs and a process-oriented art project. Children ages 16-23 mos. must be accompanied by an adult.

Created by Evanced Sync on Sep 18th, 2017

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Books & Brushes: Toddler Art

Sep 20th @ 10:15 AM
YS Program Room

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Books & Brushes: Toddler Art

Wed, Sep 20th @ 10:15 AM
YS Program Room

Explore a variety of themes in stories, songs and a process-oriented art project. Children ages 2-3 must be accompanied by an adult.

Created by Evanced Sync on Jun 18th, 2017
Updated on Sep 18th, 2017

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Books & Brushes: Preschool Art

Sep 20th @ 11:00 AM
YS Program Room

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Books & Brushes: Preschool Art

Wed, Sep 20th @ 11:00 AM
YS Program Room

Explore a variety of themes in stories, songs and a process-oriented art project. Children ages 4-5 must be accompanied by an adult.

Created by Evanced Sync on Jun 18th, 2017
Updated on Sep 18th, 2017

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AARP Smart Driver Course

Sep 20th @ 12:00 PM
Meeting Room Combo (A+B+C)

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AARP Smart Driver Course

Wed, Sep 20th @ 12:00 PM
Meeting Room Combo (A+B+C)

In-person registration begins Saturday, August 26 at the Adult Services Desk.A refresher course designed to meet the needs of drivers age 50 and up. Many insurance companies offer discounts to those who complete the course. Advance in-person registration and payment of fee required to participate. Fee: $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members. You must present a current AARP card at the time of registration to receive the discount. Limit: 30 students per series. Participants must attend the entire series to receive a certificate of completion. Coffee and snacks will be provided. For other AARP driving courses, call 1-888-227-7669.

Created by Evanced Sync on Jun 9th, 2017
Updated on Jun 30th, 2017

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Everything Irish Book Club

Sep 20th @ 1:30 PM

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Everything Irish Book Club

Wed, Sep 20th @ 1:30 PM
Presenter: Kathy

Juno and the the Paycock by Sean O'CaseyA play that presents a compelling look at the family conflicts of struggling Irish matriarch Juno Boyle, who tries to keep her children safe and her husband sober despite his foolishness. The setting is a Dublin tenement at the beginning of the Irish rebellion in the 1920s. Considered a classic, it is very popular in Ireland and has been produced throughout the world. It is at once funny, sad, and tragic.Gather with us in Meeting Room 1 on the 2nd floor to discuss this remarkable play. No registration is required and everyone is welcome!

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

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Spy Club (M.O.L.E.): Spy Skills

Sep 20th @ 6:30 PM
YS Program Room

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Spy Club (M.O.L.E.): Spy Skills

Wed, Sep 20th @ 6:30 PM
YS Program Room

Learn to be a secret agent! We'll try out real spy techniques like "dead drops" and codes, and go on our first mini-mission!

Created by Evanced Sync on Jun 18th, 2017
Updated on Sep 14th, 2017

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Conversation Circle

Sep 20th @ 6:30 PM
Quiet Study Room

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Conversation Circle

Wed, Sep 20th @ 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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You Are What You Eat: Creating a Healthy Relationship with Food

Sep 20th @ 7:00 PM
Meeting Room Combo (A+B+C)

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You Are What You Eat: Creating a Healthy Relationship with Food

Wed, Sep 20th @ 7:00 PM
Meeting Room Combo (A+B+C)

Everyone can create a healthy relationship with food through mindful eating practices. In this four-part series with nutritionist and inspirational speaker Erin Dubich, explore emotional eating, self-sabotage, guilt and the harmful behaviors of "diet" mindset. September 20 ? Mindful Eating 101Did you know that how and why you eat is equally as important as what you eat? Here, you?ll learn what mindful eating is, and what it looks like in real life. We?ll explore 5 different ways you can weave mindful eating into your daily life to help you slow down,be present, notice your true hunger levels, stop overeating, and be more truly satisfied with your meal.September 27 -- Feeling Better in Your BodyYou don?t need to wait weeks, months, or years to feel better in your body. There are mindset shifts and food choices you can make today, to help you feel noticeably better tomorrow. How liberating is that? You?ll learn which foods can make your body, mind and mood feel worse, and which ones can make you feel better. You?ll learn how to tune in to how certain foods make you feel. Not everyone needs all the same foods!October 4 -- Peaceful Solutions for Emotional EatingEveryone soothes uncomfortable feelings with something. For many of us, it?s food, and it can lead to weight gain, fatigue and more. In this class, I?ll share my own stories of emotional eating, and how I overcame it. We?ll talk about guilt, shame, the ?diet? mindset, and self-compassion. If you?ve struggled with emotional eating, please attend this class. I promise you?ll learn practical solutions for how you can feel better in a healthy, even joyful, way.October 11 ? Make Your Healthy Habits Stick?You were born to win, but to be a winner, you must plan to win, prepare to win, and expect to win. True words spoken by Zig Ziglar. In this class, you?ll learn the essentials of setting yourself up for a healthier life. We talk about time management, prioritizing, and planning in terms of grocery shopping, meal prep, and physical activity. You?ll have to make some changes, but you?ll feel motivated and inspired after this class.

Created by Evanced Sync on Jun 9th, 2017
Updated on Sep 16th, 2017

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Hot Hold Alert!

Sleeping Beauties, by Stephen King and Owen King

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Hot Hold Alert!

Created by Ang Romano on Sep 17th, 2017

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Baby & Toddler Time!

Sep 21st @ 9:30 AM

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Baby & Toddler Time!

Thu, Sep 21st @ 9:30 AM
Meeting Room Combo (A+B)

Stop in with your babies and toddlers for stories, music & some fun free-play.

Created by Evanced Sync on Jun 9th, 2017
Updated on May 22nd, 2017

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Oak Lawn Writers' Group - Children's Authors

Sep 21st @ 10:00 AM
Mary Nelson Room

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Oak Lawn Writers' Group - Children's Authors

Thu, Sep 21st @ 10:00 AM
Mary Nelson Room

Meets the third Thursday of each month from 10 a.m. to Noon. Readings, critiques and discussions of current trends in picture books and novels for middle school age and young adults. No fee or registration required

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

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Take Flight: The Science of Paper Airplanes (Ages 6-13)

Sep 21st @ 3:45 PM
Meeting Room Combo (B+C)

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Take Flight: The Science of Paper Airplanes (Ages 6-13)

Thu, Sep 21st @ 3:45 PM
Meeting Room Combo (B+C)

We'll make three different models of paper airplanes and test them to see which one flies best! Along the way, we'll learn something about the physics of flight. Space is limited; registration begins September 11.

Created by Evanced Sync on Jun 19th, 2017
Updated on Sep 17th, 2017

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Internet Basics

Sep 21st @ 7:00 PM
Computer Training Center

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Internet Basics

Thu, Sep 21st @ 7:00 PM
Computer Training Center
Presenter: Natalie DeJonghe

This class covers the basics of navigating the Internet. We?ll cover the need to know terminology, how to navigate a web browser, and basic search skills. Requires basic computer, mouse, and keyboard skills.

Created by Evanced Sync on Jul 15th, 2017
Updated on Sep 11th, 2017

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Paging Through History

Sep 21st @ 7:00 PM
Local History

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Paging Through History

Thu, Sep 21st @ 7:00 PM
Local History
Presenter: Kevin

What Stands in a Storm by Kim CrossApril 27, 2011 was the climax of a three-day superstorm that unleashed terror from Arkansas to New York. Entire communities were flattened, whole neighborhoods erased. Tornadoes left scars across the land so wide they could be seen from space. But from terrible destruction emerged everyday heroes?neighbors and strangers who rescued each other from hell on earth.Join us for a fascinating discussion of this riveting book. No registration is required and all are welcome!

Created by Evanced Sync on Sep 18th, 2017
Updated on Aug 27th, 2017

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