Art Reception: "Re-Discovering Reginald Mars"

Newly restored paintings by Oak Park artist Reginald Mars (1901-1973) featuring sports activities will be on display in the Oak Park Public Library Art Gallery in August. Originally installed in Ridgeland Common in 1968, these paintings depict sporting events within the community and were commissioned around 1962 when local architect Jack Barclay designed the building at Ridgeland Common. As time passed and the facilities were remodeled, the paintings were eventually put in storage.

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Re-Discovering Reginald Mars

Newly restored paintings by Oak Park artist Reginald Mars (1901-1973) featuring sports activities will be on display in the Oak Park Public Library Art Gallery in August. Originally installed in Ridgeland Common in 1968, these paintings depict sporting events within the community and were commissioned around 1962 when local architect Jack Barclay designed the building at Ridgeland Common. As time passed and the facilities were remodeled, the paintings were eventually put in storage.

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Superhero Science

Join us as we explore the science behind some of our favorite superhero characters. Then, do activities and crafts related to their stories. Ages 8+. Register beginning July 16.

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T.O. Learn: Electronics Exploration

*NEW LOCATION! Class will be held at Code Play Learn, 30 Chicago Ave.* You don't need to be an engineer to have fun with electronics! Code Play Learn brings us littleBits sets to explore. No soldering, no wiring, no programming, just snap together for prototyping, learning and fun. For kids entering 4th-7th grades. Register beginning July 7.

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Local Epicurean: Winemaking 101

Join Jim and Marge Massarello for this introduction to making wine at home! The Massarello's will share their 40 years of experience in making wine from grapes, wine kits, and fruit. Salute!

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Seminar: Tips for Submitting Online Job Applications

Did you know that online job applications are used as a screening tool for employers? Learn what to watch out for, how to answer questions, and techniques for completing online applications. Presenter: Eileen Vesey, Chicago Federation of Labor Workers Assistance Committee. Learn more about all our services for job seekers.

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Seminar: Preparing for a Job Interview

Learn the importance of first impressions, and how to present yourself to the potential employer. We will review tips and techniques to help you prepare for job interviews. Presenter: Presenter: Eileen Vesey, Chicago Federation of Labor Workers Assistance Committee. Learn more about all our services for job seekers.

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Seminar: The Importance of a Strong Resume

Learn the components of a strong resume, and what keywords or phrases to use that will help move your resume to the top of the stack. Presenter: Eileen Vesey, Chicago Federation of Labor Workers Assistance Committee.

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LACONI-OPP meeting

Professional meeting for library staff engaged in outreach, programs and promotion.

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Online Job Search 101

Learn to use the Internet to find and apply for jobs. Topics include features of major job searching sites as well as formatting choices and tools for resumes.
To attend: must be familiar with basic Internet Explorer functions and have a valid email address.

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