Reception for "TRESPASS: Exploring Urban Decay"

Meet artist/photographers Kari Neuliep, Bryan Northup and Jerry Olejniczak who have an exhibit of photographs titled "TRESPASS: Exploring Urban Decay" in the Library Gallery through July. The gallery is open seven days a week during regular library hours.

A reception for the artists will be Sunday, July 6, from 3 to 5 p.m. The reception is free and open to the public.

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LGBTQ Film Festival

The library's 2014 Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) film festival highlights some of the best in independent film making. Films run four consecutive Sundays in September and October, starting at 2 pm in the Main Library Veterans Room.

Sept. 21 - "Zenne Dancer" (2012) 99 min. Turkey. Winner of the Antalya Golden Orange and Nuremberg film festivals, "Zenne Dancer" tells the story of a trio of gay men, whose different perspectives on gay culture in conservative Turkey tell a poignant and emotional story.

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One Book, One Oak Park Celebration Party

You are invited to join your neighbors, friends, and to video chat with author Joshua Foer as we celebrate connections we’ve all made. Let’s talk about our first community’s reading experience, play memory games, and enjoy brain-boosting foods.

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Blinding Me with Science! Parenting Workshop

Are you interested in doing science with your kids, but just don't know where to start? Feeling overwhelmed about all the supplies you'll need to do experiments? Do you wish you had more knowledge about how to explain basic scientific principles to kids? This workshop will explain all of our best tips and tricks for getting children engaged and excited about math and science. You'll go home with lots of amazing ideas for successful and fun science experiments that you can do at home easily and with confidence. Dress for mess! Register beginning June 17.

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Friends of the Oak Park Public Library Annual Book Fair

The fair typically offers more than 100,000 books in every conceivable category. With funds raised, the Friends of the Oak Park Public Library continues its tradition of helping the library benefit and engage all of Oak Park.

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Jackson

Smock, Brush & Your Imagination = Masterpiece. Go Jackson on it in this month's Idea Box. July 3 - July 28.

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The Laboratory

Get your control group ready. Mad scientists welcome in this month's Idea Box. June 6 - June 26.

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Affordable Care Act Information Session

Join Katherine Layden and Gabriella Meltzer from the Chicago Federation of Labor Workers Assistance Committee for a information session on ACA Special Enrollment Period (SEP). Open enrollment for 2014 Marketplace coverage is over, but you may qualify for a SEP if you couldn't enroll before March 2014.

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is a set of health insurance reforms that started in 2010 and will continue to roll out in 2014.

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LGBT Film Festival

The Oak Park Public Library is proud to sponsor the 2014 Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) film festival, highlighting some of the best in independent film making. Films run four consecutive Sundays in September and October, starting at 2 pm in the Main Library Veterans Room.

Sept. 21 - "Zenne Dancer" (2012) 99 min. Turkey. Winner of the Antalya Golden Orange and Nuremberg film festivals, "Zenne Dancer" tells the story of a trio of gay men, whose different perspectives on gay culture in conservative Turkey tell a poignant and emotional story.

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LGBT Film Festival

The Oak Park Public Library is proud to sponsor the 2014 Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) film festival, highlighting some of the best in independent film making. Films run four consecutive Sundays in September and October, starting at 2 pm in the Main Library Veterans Room.

Sept. 21 - "Zenne Dancer" (2012) 99 min. Turkey. Winner of the Antalya Golden Orange and Nuremberg film festivals, "Zenne Dancer" tells the story of a trio of gay men, whose different perspectives on gay culture in conservative Turkey tell a poignant and emotional story.

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