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May 2021

English Conversation Class

May 11 @ 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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Once Upon a Crime

May 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 14, 2021

Calling all armchair detectives to our new True Crime Book Discussion! Each month we will investigate a new story that proves fact is almost always scarier than fiction. Grab your notepads and stakeout snacks because the game is afoot!    Books can be obtained digitally through Overdrive and/or Hoopla, or a limited number of copies will be available from the library. Contact reference@orlandparklibrary.org to receive the Zoom link or ask questions.   January 12 - I'll Be Gone in the Dark by Michelle McNamara…

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Once Upon a Time Family Storytime

May 13 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until August 26, 2021

All Ages. Join Mr. Alex and Sailor Duck for this interactive storytime for all ages. Be ready to sing, shake, and move. Once Upon a Time Family Storytime will be hosted live on Zoom starting in May! Email ysstaff@orlandparklibrary.org for a link to join this storytime with your family!  

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Romance Book Discussion (online)

May 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until August 31, 2021

Join the Romance group through Zoom to discuss their book of the month!  Books can be obtained digitally through Overdrive and/or Hoopla, or a limited number of copies will be available from the library. Please contact Natalie at nfinlon@orlandparklibrary.org with any questions. May 13 - The Lady and the Highwayman by Sarah Eden June 10 - Beach Read by Emily Henry July 8 - The Coincidence of Coconut Cake by Amy Reichert August 12 - The Magnolia Sisters by Michelle…

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Communication and Dementia

May 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

How do you communicate effectively with a person who can't communicate with you? Presented by community partner Aishling Companion Homecare. Join us for this Zoom webinar on May 14 at 7 p.m. by clicking here. You may need to download an app if you join from a smartphone. Passcode: 958721 In support of the Dementia Friendly Orland Park initiative the library will be offering a year-long series of classes on dementia, to not only support caregivers and those living with…

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Overbooked Book Discussion (online)

May 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on February 17, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on March 17, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on April 21, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on May 19, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on June 16, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on July 21, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on August 18, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on September 15, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on October 20, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on November 24, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on December 15, 2021 at 10:00 am

Join us at our adult fiction/nonfiction book discussion, newly renamed OVERBOOKED! Titles are available digitally through Overdrive and/or Hoopla, or a limited number of physical copies may be picked up from the library. This book discussion is currently being provided through Zoom - email Adult Services at reference@orlandparklibrary.org to obtain the Zoom link for the discussion. If you have any questions about how to set-up or use Zoom, contact us at the previously mentioned email or call (708) 428-5150.  …

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June 2021

Shawnee National Forest – History, Management, and Recreation

June 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join Shawnee National Forest staff for a look at the past, present, and future of the state's only National Forest! Join us for the zoom webinar on June 2 at 2 p.m. by clicking here. Any questions about this program? Email Duke at outreach@orlandparklibrary.org

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Virtual Night Owls

June 3 @ 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on June 3, 2021 at 6:30 pm

One event on July 1, 2021 at 6:30 pm

One event on August 5, 2021 at 6:30 pm

All ages. In need of a calm way to end those fun summer nights? Join Ms . Darnetta for colorful summer stories and songs this summer at our Night Owls Storytime. Night Owls will be hosted live on Zoom starting in May! Email ysstaff@orlandparklibrary.org for a link to join this storytime!

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Antiracism Book Discussion

June 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm

Tuesday, June 8 at 7 p.m. Join us via Zoom to discuss Rising Out Of Hatred by Eli Saslow.  Click on the link below on Tuesday, June 8. https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85663845257?pwd=bUJHYTZSeStlejZiVEVFdWRRTldoQT09

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Bitcoin and Beyond – Via Zoom

June 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

What is Bitcoin? How does it achieve its value? What does the future look like for Cryptocurrencies? Have this and other questions answered at this Zoom webinar. Join this zoom webinar on Tuesday, June 22 at 7 p.m. by clicking this link and typing in the password below: https://zoom.us/j/99608251943?pwd=TXMrTW0wdDBiYTlHeDVxN1hZWWVVdz09 Passcode: 277618 Webinar ID: 996 0825 1943 Zoom The Zoom web browser client will download automatically when you start or join your first Zoom meeting. You can also download or open…

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Getting Started in Genealogy

June 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Explore the library genealogy resources, and gain insight into free online genealogy resources. Join us for this Zoom webinar by clicking here on June 23. Any questions about this program? Email Duke at outreach@orlandparklibrary.org  

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Video Game Trivia

June 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Go into pro-gamer mode as we do video game trivia. Gift cards will be given to first, second, and third place winners.   To register contact Arianna at outreach@orlandparklibrary.org

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Ten Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s

June 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Alzheimer’s and other dementias cause changes in memory, thinking and behavior that interfere with daily life. Join us to learn about ten common warning signs and what to watch for in yourself and others. Presented by the Alzheimer’s Association.  Join us by clicking here on June 29 at 7 p.m. In support of the Dementia Friendly Orland Park initiative, the library will be offering a year-long series of classes on dementia, to not only support caregivers and those living with Dementia, but to also…

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July 2021

Dementia: Challenging Behaviors

July 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

How to understand, analyze and avoid challenging behaviors. Presented by community partner Aishling Companion Homecare.  Click here to join us for this Zoom webinar on July 9. Passcode: 741440 In support of the Dementia Friendly Orland Park initiative, the library will be offering a year-long series of classes on dementia, to not only support caregivers and those living with Dementia, but to also help create a deeper understanding and awareness in our community. The classes build on each other and will be recorded…

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Museum Of Bad Art (MOBA) Curator Talk: MOBA Goes to the Zoo

July 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

An entertaining, interactive presentation with a curator from the Museum Of Bad Art. "A Visit to the MOBA Zoo" examines works from the MOBA Collection featuring our furry, feathered, and fishy friends. Click here to attend this Zoom webinar at 7pm on Thursday, July 15.  For more information, please contact the Outreach Department at outreach@orlandparklibrary.org, Attention: Mary Lynn

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Internet Privacy – Via Zoom

July 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Part 1 of "Interacting with the Internet Series" will discuss how to ensure your privacy on the internet using best practices and the settings available to you in internet browsers and other, various platforms. Join this zoom webinar on Friday, July 16 at 7 p.m. by clicking this link and typing in the password below: https://zoom.us/j/91446844287?pwd=dCtDUkgvVEF5UllWbGk0VkFnVUJLUT09 Passcode: 522443 Webinar ID: 914 4684 4287 Zoom The Zoom web browser client will download automatically when you start or join your first Zoom…

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La Leche League Presents: Introduction To Breastfeeding

July 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Learn about the benefits and mechanics of breastfeeding with a local representative of La Leche League of Orland Park. Click here to join this Zoom webinar on July 22. Any questions about this program? Email Sarah at outreach@orlandparklibrary.org    

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Internet Security – Via Zoom

July 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Part 2 of "Interacting with the Internet Series" will discuss internet security and how to keep from having your personal devices compromised. Join this zoom webinar on Friday, July 23 at 7 p.m. by clicking this link and typing in the password below: https://zoom.us/j/97477916704?pwd=Qkc3Skd3MWFPVXZxNWxHcm1aYk15UT09 Passcode: 253634 Webinar ID: 974 7791 6704 Zoom The Zoom web browser client will download automatically when you start or join your first Zoom meeting. You can also download or open Zoom manually and enter the…

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August 2021

Antiracism Book Discussion

August 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm

So You Wanna Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo

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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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Digital Photo Storage – Via Zoom

August 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Learn about storing and backing up your collection of digital photos. Get information on the various services available and their pros & cons. Join this zoom webinar on Thursday, August 19 at 7 p.m. by clicking this link and typing in the password below: https://zoom.us/j/94624104934?pwd=b3g2bkQ3UFhMZi9iZ2d6ckEvUWV0dz09 Passcode: 698755 Webinar ID: 946 2410 4934 Zoom The Zoom web browser client will download automatically when you start or join your first Zoom meeting. You can also download or open Zoom manually and enter…

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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. Join us for this Zoom webinar by clicking here. For any questions contact Arianna at outreach@orlandparklibrary.org.  

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March 2023

Writers Group for Adults

March 2, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

Have your novel, short story, nonfiction, article, poetry, reviewed by an open group for adults – now online via Zoom. Contact Judy Brannigan if you would like to join at jbrannigan@orlandparklibrary.org.

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