So You Want to Be a Tutor? (Session 1 of 4)

Get certified as a tutor! In collaboration with Triton College, we're offering a free, 2-day training course in tutoring and mentoring to interested teens and adults.

The training is nationally accredited in cooperation with the College Reading and Learning Association. It covers topics from active listening to ethics and will benefit new and experienced tutors alike.

After completing 10 hours of training and at least 25 hours of tutoring, you may qualify for certification that will be recognized by colleges and other agencies.

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Battle of the Bulge: The Forgotten heroes

Hear stories and see photos of WWII's Battle of the Bulge which happened in December 1944. Walk in the footsteps of American soldiers who battled against Hitler's "Last Gamble" 70 years ago this December.

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Yarns & Yarn

All are welcome to join a group of avid readers who meet to discuss books while they knit and crochet blankets and scarves to donate to various charities. No knitting experience needed.

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Yarns & Yarn

All are welcome to join a group of avid readers who meet to discuss books while they knit and crochet blankets and scarves to donate to various charities. No knitting experience needed.

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Yarns & Yarn

All are welcome to join a group of avid readers who meet to discuss books while they knit and crochet blankets and scarves to donate to various charities. No knitting experience needed.

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RAILS Digitization workshop

hold for Digitization Learn While You Earn

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"Italian Women in Chicago"

Meet editors and contributors of Casa Italia's newly published book, "Italian Women in Chicago." Editors Dominic Candeloro, Kathy Catrabone and Gloria Nardini will share stories from the book with Oak Park author Theresa Amato.

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TRESPASS: An exhibit of photographs exploring urban decay

Artist/photographers Kari Neuliep, Bryan Northup and Jerry Olejniczak will have an exhibit of photographs titled "TRESPASS: Exploring Urban Decay" in the Library Gallery in 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. in the Library Gallery.

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Create Candy Atoms

Everything around us is made of matter: All matter is made up of tiny particles called atoms.

Join us to learn a little chemistry and build fun, colorful, and edible candy atoms and simple molecule structures out of an array of treats. Who knew science could be so delicious? Best for ages 3-6 with a caregiver. Register beginning June 30.

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Geared Up Legos

Oak Park Education Foundation presents Geared Up! Come explore how LEGOs help kids learn the basics of engineering, physical science, math and technology. For kids in grades K-2. Register beginning July 1.

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