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July 2021

English Conversation Class

July 27 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 31, 2021

A casual conversation class offered in partnership with Literacy Chicago. Anyone with a basic knowledge of English can join. This is a mixed level group. Register through the Literacy Chicago website. Contact Literacy Chicago or the library at 708-428-5110 or outreach@orlandparklibrary.org , Attention: Mary Lynn, for help with registration.

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August 2021

Backyard Jewelry Craft

August 4 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Multipurpose Room, 14921 Ravinia Avenue
Orland Park, IL 60462 United States
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Let's meet outside in the library's Backyard space and make some jewelry for your backyard fence, deck, or patio! We'll use wire, shells, beads and other shiny objects to create jewelry strands that will reflect the sunshine and sway in the breeze.  Registration limited to 15. Register here by scrolling to the bottom RSVP section. For more information, please contact the Outreach Department at outreach@orlandparklibrary.org: Attention Mary Lynn.   

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Antiracism Book Discussion

August 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Multipurpose Room, 14921 Ravinia Avenue
Orland Park, IL 60462 United States
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We will discuss So You Want To Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo, the final title in our Antiracism Book Discussion series. Please join us in the second floor Multipurpose Room for the discussion.

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Rhine Hall Distillery Mixology Class

August 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Spend an evening with a master mixologist from Chicago-based Rhine Hall Distillery, and learn how to mix 2 different classic cocktails that incorporate their signature fruit spirits. Join us for this Zoom webinar on Friday, Aug. 13 at 7 p.m. by clicking here. For more information, please contact the Outreach Department at outreach@orlandparklibrary.org, Attention: Mary Lynn.  

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Summer Concert Series – The Spindles

August 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Orland Park Library, 14921 Ravinia Ave
Orland Park, IL 60462
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The Spindles Band will perform classic covers featuring favorite songs by the Beatles, Tom Petty, Simon and Garfunkel, The Bee Gees, Everly Brothers, and their contemporaries. If you are vaccinated, you are not required to wear a mask to this concert. The event will take place outdoors, weather allowing. 100 chairs will be set out on a first come, first served basis. It is suggested that you bring a lawn chair if you have one in case seats fill up.

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Tiny Painting Corner: Super Mario Pick Up

August 20 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
2nd Floor, 14921 Ravinia Avenue
Orland Park, IL 60462 United States
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Join us for a virtual tiny painting class showing you how to paint a 2x2 painting of a Summer Night. All skill levels are welcome. Kits are available on a first-come first-serve basis at the Adult Services Desk. One kit per resident. For any questions contact Arianna at outreach@orlandparklibrary.org Attention: Arianna

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Tiny Painting Corner: Super Mario

August 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join us for a virtual tiny painting class showing you how to paint a 2x2 painting of a Summer Night. All skill levels are welcome. Kits are available on a first-come first-serve basis at the Adult Services Desk. One kit per resident. For any questions contact Arianna at outreach@orlandparklibrary.org

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Summer Concert Series – Soul Sacrifice

August 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Orland Park Library, 14921 Ravinia Ave
Orland Park, IL 60462
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Soul Sacrifice celebrates the legacy of the iconic Carlos Santana Band from Woodstock to today with authentic reproductions of the music of this Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ensemble.  If you are vaccinated, you are not required to wear a mask to this concert. The event will take place outdoors, weather allowing. 100 chairs will be set out on a first come, first served basis. It is suggested that you bring a lawn chair if you have one in…

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Traditional Japanese Art

August 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Laura Mueller talks about the contradictory themes of Japanese Art and culture using examples from a range of pre-common-era periods and artistic disciplines including painting, sculpture, ceramics, and wood block prints. For any questions contact Arianna at outreach@orlandparklibrary.org.  

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Craft Swap

August 28 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Lobby, 14921 Ravinia Avenue
Orland Park, IL 60462 United States
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From 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. crafters will be welcome to come “shop” from donated materials with a bag provided by the library. You don’t have to donate to participate!  Craft Swap "shopping"  is on a first-come, first-served basis. Questions? Contact the Adult Services Desk at 708-428-5150 or email askoppl@orlandparklibrary.org 

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Kiddieland Remembered

August 31 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Room 104-Meeting Room, 14921 Ravinia Avenue
Orland Park, IL 60462 United States
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No Cost 27 spots left

From 1929 to 2009, Kiddieland in Melrose Park was one of Chicago’s favorite amusement parks. Join us for a fun presentation that will take you back in time. Relive the past with Cheryl Brown, as she revisits the history of the park with vintage photos. Re-experience the park through videos of the park on a busy summer day. Learn about the final auction of the rides, why the park had to close, and where the rides are today. *When registration…

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September 2021

Meet The Artist

September 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
2nd Floor, 14921 Ravinia Avenue
Orland Park, IL 60462 United States
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Caregiver Support Group

September 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Multipurpose Room, 14921 Ravinia Avenue
Orland Park, IL 60462 United States
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Don’t Pay the College Sticker Price

September 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Mexican Mural Art

September 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Misconceptions in Islam

September 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Dementia: Safety and Activities

September 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Flu Shot Clinic

September 22 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Lobby, 14921 Ravinia Avenue
Orland Park, IL 60462 United States
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Diving Into Sea Shanties

September 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
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Lords of the Sea: Japanese Pirates and Maritime Power in the Age of Exploration

September 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Foster Care 101 with Hephzibah childrens Association

September 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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October 2021

An Irish Immigrants’ Song, Celtic Truth, Myth & Mystery

October 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Cat Care Program

October 2 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Multipurpose Room, 14921 Ravinia Avenue
Orland Park, IL 60462 United States
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Are You Ready For A Cat?

October 2 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Multipurpose Room, 14921 Ravinia Avenue
Orland Park, IL 60462 United States
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Cat Cafe

October 2 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Meet The Artist

October 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
2nd Floor, 14921 Ravinia Avenue
Orland Park, IL 60462 United States
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Dementia: End Of Life Decisions

October 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Caregiver Support Group

October 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Multipurpose Room, 14921 Ravinia Avenue
Orland Park, IL 60462 United States
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Women in Games, Games for Girls, and Video Gaming’s Messy History

October 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Videogames at the Millennium

October 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Introduction To Beadweaving

October 21 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Multipurpose Room, 14921 Ravinia Avenue
Orland Park, IL 60462 United States
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Vampires Most Wanted: From Ancient Bogeyman to Romantic Heroes

October 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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November 2021

Medicare 101

November 1 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Chair Yoga

November 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Meet The Artist

November 4 @ 7:00 pm
2nd Floor, 14921 Ravinia Avenue
Orland Park, IL 60462 United States
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Caregiver Support Group

November 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Multipurpose Room, 14921 Ravinia Avenue
Orland Park, IL 60462 United States
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Story Teller’s Night

November 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Rules Of The Road Refresher Course

November 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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December 2021

Christmas Carols with a Twist

December 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lobby, 14921 Ravinia Avenue
Orland Park, IL 60462 United States
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Meet The Artist

December 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
2nd Floor, 14921 Ravinia Avenue
Orland Park, IL 60462 United States
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Origami-Style Paper Pouch

December 8 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Multipurpose Room, 14921 Ravinia Avenue
Orland Park, IL 60462 United States
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The Divine in Art

December 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Depicting the Divine

December 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Caregiver Support Group

December 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Multipurpose Room, 14921 Ravinia Avenue
Orland Park, IL 60462 United States
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Community Holiday Concert

December 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lobby, 14921 Ravinia Avenue
Orland Park, IL 60462 United States
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