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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"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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Maze Minute Challenge

3 golf balls must be stacked on top of each other and stay in place for 3 seconds. The catch? You've got just one minute to do it! Join us as we apply scientific methods and engineering principles to help deconstruct even the toughest of games. Ages 8+. Register beginning July 2.

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Annual Chess Tournament

Love chess? We invite kids and teens age 5-18 to compete for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place trophies.

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Practice ACT Test

High school students can sign up for this free, fully proctored, full-length practice ACT test sponsored by Kaplan Test Prep. Students will learn what to expect in a test-like environment and receive a comprehensive analysis of their performance on the test, detailing individual strengths and weaknesses.

Space is limited so registration is required. Registration begins Saturday, July 19.

Students should bring two #2 pencils and a calculator.

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Practice ACT Test

High school students can sign up for this free, fully proctored, full-length practice ACT test sponsored by Kaplan Test Prep. Students will learn what to expect in a test-like environment and receive a comprehensive analysis of their performance on the test, detailing individual strengths and weaknesses.

Space is limited so registration is required. Registration begins Saturday, October 11.

Students should bring two #2 pencils and a calculator.

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Hemingway Foundation Board Strategy Meeting

Hemingway Foundation Board Strategy Meeting

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