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January 2021

English Conversation Class

January 12 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 27, 2021

The library is partnering with Literacy Chicago to offer a virtual English Conversation Class. The objective of this class is to learn to communicate effectively by discussing a wide variety of subjects in English. Anyone who has a basic knowledge of English can join. This is a mixed level group. To participate in this class series, you must register through this link: https://www.literacychicago.org/apply-and-enroll.html For more information or help with registration, contact Literacy Chicago or the library at outreach@orlandparklibrary.org, Attention: Mary…

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Once Upon a Crime

January 12 @ 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!  Please join us via Zoom or in the second floor Multipurpose Room for discussion!   Books can be obtained digitally through Overdrive and/or Hoopla, or a limited number of copies will be available from the library. Contact nfinlon@orlandparklibrary.org to receive the Zoom…

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Digital Photo Storage

January 12 @ 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 Tuesday, Jan. 12 at 7 p.m. by clicking this link and typing in the password below: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89254767016?pwd=czVvb2oxZmxPczc5czduVFRBdjk5UT09 Passcode: 098898 Webinar ID: 892 5476 7016 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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Romance Discussion Group

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

Please join us as we discuss "Bringing Down the Duke" by Evie Dunmore. 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.

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Dementia: Understanding Brain Basics

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

What happens inside the brain of someone with Dementia? Presented by Aishling Dalton Kelly of Aishling Companion Home Care. 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 and viewable for the whole year. Please…

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Computer 101

January 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Learn about the basic parts of a computer, turning it on & off, using a keyboard and mouse, signing in, and the basics of Windows 10. Join this zoom webinar on Saturday, Jan. 16 at 11 a.m. by clicking this link and typing in the password below: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85768826106?pwd=dGo1YjFVb0xHWDNKVFlUSWgyK2twUT09 Passcode: 275021 Webinar ID: 857 6882 6106 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…

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U.S. Citizenship Class

January 18 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Monday, repeating until April 26, 2021

The library is partnering with Literacy Chicago to offer citizenship classes to any Green Card holders who would like to prepare for the naturalization process. Classes cover every part of the citizenship exam including practice interviews. For detailed registration information, please contact the library at outreach@orlandparklibrary.org, Attention: Mary Lynn

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Is Cloud Storage Right For Me

January 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Cloud storage allows you to store and share data over the internet, from innumerable access points and devices. Gain a better understanding and learn how to use cloud storage services including OneDrive, Dropbox, iCloud, and Google Drive. Join this zoom webinar on Monday, Jan. 18 at 7 p.m. by clicking this link and typing in the password below: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83596200462?pwd=bVdmc0p0dk1ueFRyc3lBMzhOYlI5QT09 Passcode: 975142 Webinar ID: 835 9620 0462 Zoom The Zoom web browser client will download automatically when you start or join…

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English Conversation Class

January 19 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 27, 2021

The library is partnering with Literacy Chicago to offer a virtual English Conversation Class. The objective of this class is to learn to communicate effectively by discussing a wide variety of subjects in English. Anyone who has a basic knowledge of English can join. This is a mixed level group. To participate in this class series, you must register through this link: https://www.literacychicago.org/apply-and-enroll.html For more information or help with registration, contact Literacy Chicago or the library at outreach@orlandparklibrary.org, Attention: Mary…

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Overbooked Book Discussion (online)

January 20 @ 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. Zoom invites are available by request at kfingler@orlandparklibrary.org or reference@orlandparklibrary.org   2021 DISCUSSION PICKS JANUARY 20 - The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho FEBRUARY 17 - Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life by Hector Garcia MARCH 17 - Circe by Madeline Miller APRIL 21…

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What Is Dementia?

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

Learn about the differences and presentations of the various diseases that are under the umbrella term of Dementia. Presented by Aishling Dalton Kelly of Aishling Companion Home Care. 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…

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Computer 201

January 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

A continuation of Computer 101 with more basics. Join this zoom webinar on Saturday, Jan. 23 at 11 a.m. by clicking this link and typing in the password below: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86048254036?pwd=WmRSaDRLZGdhMElEamZVeWUxQ0U2UT09 Passcode: 624171 Webinar ID: 860 4825 4036 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 Meeting ID. Webinars are seminars conducted over the internet and are generally not interactive…

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U.S. Citizenship Class

January 25 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Monday, repeating until April 26, 2021

The library is partnering with Literacy Chicago to offer citizenship classes to any Green Card holders who would like to prepare for the naturalization process. Classes cover every part of the citizenship exam including practice interviews. For detailed registration information, please contact the library at outreach@orlandparklibrary.org, Attention: Mary Lynn

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Intro to Selling on eBay

January 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Learn how to safely sell goods online. Join this zoom webinar on Monday, Jan. 25 at 7 p.m. by clicking this link and typing in the password below: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86048410062?pwd=dkNkekVaODNTMUlEbS96ZFkvaytHUT09 Passcode: 799655 Webinar ID: 860 4841 0062 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 Meeting ID. Webinars are seminars conducted over the internet and are generally not interactive though…

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English Conversation Class

January 26 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 27, 2021

The library is partnering with Literacy Chicago to offer a virtual English Conversation Class. The objective of this class is to learn to communicate effectively by discussing a wide variety of subjects in English. Anyone who has a basic knowledge of English can join. This is a mixed level group. To participate in this class series, you must register through this link: https://www.literacychicago.org/apply-and-enroll.html For more information or help with registration, contact Literacy Chicago or the library at outreach@orlandparklibrary.org, Attention: Mary…

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Ink N’ Think MLK

January 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Watch OPPL Staff Member Arianna Simmons as she presents her Ink N' Think on Dr. Martin Luth King Jr. Arianna will discuss Dr. King’s life and legacy on this important day of remembrance, while she paints a portrait of MLK using ink. This is a recorded program to be debuted on 1/28/21 on Youtube and Facebook. No registration is required.  There are no kits to be handed out for Ink N' Think Programs.   For more information please contact the…

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February 2021

U.S. Citizenship Class

February 1 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Monday, repeating until April 26, 2021

The library is partnering with Literacy Chicago to offer citizenship classes to any Green Card holders who would like to prepare for the naturalization process. Classes cover every part of the citizenship exam including practice interviews. For detailed registration information, please contact the library at outreach@orlandparklibrary.org, Attention: Mary Lynn

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English Conversation Class

February 2 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 27, 2021

The library is partnering with Literacy Chicago to offer a virtual English Conversation Class. The objective of this class is to learn to communicate effectively by discussing a wide variety of subjects in English. Anyone who has a basic knowledge of English can join. This is a mixed level group. To participate in this class series, you must register through this link: https://www.literacychicago.org/apply-and-enroll.html For more information or help with registration, contact Literacy Chicago or the library at outreach@orlandparklibrary.org, Attention: Mary…

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Resilient Communities Book Discussions

February 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on April 14, 2021 at 10:00 am

These book discussions are part of the library's Resilient Communities programming for 2021. Join us as we learn about the different aspects of climate change, from how it affects the world as a whole, to how it affects us right here in the Midwest where we live. 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…

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Writers Group for Adults

February 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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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Trivia Night: General Knowledge

February 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Come join us on zoom for the library’s super popular community trivia nights! For the first time, we will be doing a general trivia, including topics on movies, music, sports, science, and pop culture. Gift cards will be given to first, second, and third place winners.   To register, email the library at outreach@orlandparklibrary.org, and put "Attention Arianna" in the subject line.  

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U.S. Citizenship Class

February 8 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Monday, repeating until April 26, 2021

The library is partnering with Literacy Chicago to offer citizenship classes to any Green Card holders who would like to prepare for the naturalization process. Classes cover every part of the citizenship exam including practice interviews. For detailed registration information, please contact the library at outreach@orlandparklibrary.org, Attention: Mary Lynn

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English Conversation Class

February 9 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 27, 2021

The library is partnering with Literacy Chicago to offer a virtual English Conversation Class. The objective of this class is to learn to communicate effectively by discussing a wide variety of subjects in English. Anyone who has a basic knowledge of English can join. This is a mixed level group. To participate in this class series, you must register through this link: https://www.literacychicago.org/apply-and-enroll.html For more information or help with registration, contact Literacy Chicago or the library at outreach@orlandparklibrary.org, Attention: Mary…

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Once Upon a Crime

February 9 @ 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!  Please join us via Zoom or in the second floor Multipurpose Room for discussion!   Books can be obtained digitally through Overdrive and/or Hoopla, or a limited number of copies will be available from the library. Contact nfinlon@orlandparklibrary.org to receive the Zoom…

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Antiracism Book Discussion

February 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us via Zoom to discuss Me and White Supremacy by Layla F Saad. To register for this program send an email to outreach @orlandparklibrary.org, attention Theresa. Once registered you will receive a Zoom meeting ID, link, and password to join the discussion.

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Romance Book Discussion

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

Please join us as we discuss The Hunchback of Notre Dame  by Victor Hugo. 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.

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Honey Beekeeping for Beginners

February 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Angie and Matt Larson and their 10-year-old son Grant of 6th Avenue Honey show you how to get started in honey beekeeping. They will explain why honey bees are important, what bees do and how to extract honey through beekeeping. Watch the event on YouTube down below! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AN7E-U0OeRs   For more information please contact the Outreach Department at outreach@orlandparklibrary.org, Attention: Duke

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U.S. Citizenship Class

February 15 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Monday, repeating until April 26, 2021

The library is partnering with Literacy Chicago to offer citizenship classes to any Green Card holders who would like to prepare for the naturalization process. Classes cover every part of the citizenship exam including practice interviews. For detailed registration information, please contact the library at outreach@orlandparklibrary.org, Attention: Mary Lynn

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English Conversation Class

February 16 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 27, 2021

The library is partnering with Literacy Chicago to offer a virtual English Conversation Class. The objective of this class is to learn to communicate effectively by discussing a wide variety of subjects in English. Anyone who has a basic knowledge of English can join. This is a mixed level group. To participate in this class series, you must register through this link: https://www.literacychicago.org/apply-and-enroll.html For more information or help with registration, contact Literacy Chicago or the library at outreach@orlandparklibrary.org, Attention: Mary…

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Overbooked Book Discussion (online)

February 17 @ 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. Zoom invites are available by request at kfingler@orlandparklibrary.org or reference@orlandparklibrary.org   2021 DISCUSSION PICKS JANUARY 20 - The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho FEBRUARY 17 - Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life by Hector Garcia MARCH 17 - Circe by Madeline Miller APRIL 21…

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Evolution of African American Music

February 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

African American music is filled with rhythm, melody, and innovation. Kelly Campos, MLIS librarian, storyteller, and musician, will take you through a partial history of its evolution from the ancestral music of the Motherland to the unique expression of the African American experience. Follow the Link on 2/18/21 When: Feb 18, 2021 07:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada) Topic: Evolution of African American Music Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83491566153?pwd=ZFZ6dGlBVU84U1BUaDJFYk04RVU1QT09 Passcode: 256089 contact outreach@orlandparklibrary.org, Attention:…

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All Things Google

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

Most people use Gmail, Google Maps, and Google Docs, but what else is there in the Google Suite and how does it all work together. Join us as we investigate the Google Suite lineup and its capabilities. Join this zoom webinar on Friday, Feb. 19 at 7 p.m. by clicking this link and typing in the password below: https://zoom.us/j/97296176738?pwd=eXEwZkF2WUpqZzlGdVE1cU5zUHhhdz09 Passcode: 525337 Webinar ID: 972 9617 6738 Zoom The Zoom web browser client will download automatically when you start or join…

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Tiny Painting Corner: A Winter’s Evening

February 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Supply kits containing everything you need to participate will be available to pick-up at the library. 24 kits will be available per a program and will be first come, first serve. Each kit contains a tiny 2”x 2” canvas, paint, brushes and a mini easel for display. A how-to video for each painting will be available to watch through the library website. All skill levels welcome.   For more information please contact the Outreach Department at outreach@orlandparklibrary.org, Attention: Arianna

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U.S. Citizenship Class

February 22 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Monday, repeating until April 26, 2021

The library is partnering with Literacy Chicago to offer citizenship classes to any Green Card holders who would like to prepare for the naturalization process. Classes cover every part of the citizenship exam including practice interviews. For detailed registration information, please contact the library at outreach@orlandparklibrary.org, Attention: Mary Lynn

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English Conversation Class

February 23 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 27, 2021

The library is partnering with Literacy Chicago to offer a virtual English Conversation Class. The objective of this class is to learn to communicate effectively by discussing a wide variety of subjects in English. Anyone who has a basic knowledge of English can join. This is a mixed level group. To participate in this class series, you must register through this link: https://www.literacychicago.org/apply-and-enroll.html For more information or help with registration, contact Literacy Chicago or the library at outreach@orlandparklibrary.org, Attention: Mary…

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Bitcoin and Beyond

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

What is Bitcoin? How does it achieve its value? What does the future look like for Cryptocurrencies? Have these and other questions answered at this Zoom webinar. Join this zoom webinar on Tuesday, Feb. 23 at 7 p.m. by clicking this link and typing in the password below: https://zoom.us/j/99199987967?pwd=emw1V0xsZEJsUkRoSHpOYXNmcXRtZz09 Passcode: 192171 Webinar ID: 991 9998 7967 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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The Conservative Case for Smart Climate Action

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

A third of Americans are skeptical about climate change. Join us to get the hard questions answered and gain new perspectives on this incredibly complex issue. Follow the link to the webinar on 2/23/21 When: Feb 23, 2021 07:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada) Topic: The Conservative Case for Smart Climate Change Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83892590207?pwd=TFlJcFFxcXl2ZXBkSktCZEoybkZQdz09 Passcode: 686061   For more information please contact the Outreach Department at outreach@orlandparklibrary.org, Attention: Arianna

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March 2021

U.S. Citizenship Class

March 1 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Monday, repeating until April 26, 2021

The library is partnering with Literacy Chicago to offer citizenship classes to any Green Card holders who would like to prepare for the naturalization process. Classes cover every part of the citizenship exam including practice interviews. For detailed registration information, please contact the library at outreach@orlandparklibrary.org, Attention: Mary Lynn

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English Conversation Class

March 2 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 27, 2021

The library is partnering with Literacy Chicago to offer a virtual English Conversation Class. The objective of this class is to learn to communicate effectively by discussing a wide variety of subjects in English. Anyone who has a basic knowledge of English can join. This is a mixed level group. To participate in this class series, you must register through this link: https://www.literacychicago.org/apply-and-enroll.html For more information or help with registration, contact Literacy Chicago or the library at outreach@orlandparklibrary.org, Attention: Mary…

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Writers Group for Adults – CANCELLED

March 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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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U.S. Citizenship Class

March 8 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Monday, repeating until April 26, 2021

The library is partnering with Literacy Chicago to offer citizenship classes to any Green Card holders who would like to prepare for the naturalization process. Classes cover every part of the citizenship exam including practice interviews. For detailed registration information, please contact the library at outreach@orlandparklibrary.org, Attention: Mary Lynn

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Intro to iPad

March 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Use your iPad to learn the basics of navigation, what is in the box, and other tips and tricks to ensure you are using your iPad effectively. Join this zoom webinar on Monday, March 8 at 7 p.m. by clicking this link and typing in the password below: https://zoom.us/j/98638485765?pwd=WkVDK1BkYkRLbVNWamphVWVBVGtydz09 Passcode: 880711 Webinar ID: 986 3848 5765 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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English Conversation Class

March 9 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 27, 2021

The library is partnering with Literacy Chicago to offer a virtual English Conversation Class. The objective of this class is to learn to communicate effectively by discussing a wide variety of subjects in English. Anyone who has a basic knowledge of English can join. This is a mixed level group. To participate in this class series, you must register through this link: https://www.literacychicago.org/apply-and-enroll.html For more information or help with registration, contact Literacy Chicago or the library at outreach@orlandparklibrary.org, Attention: Mary…

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Once Upon a Crime

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

Calling all true crime buffs! Join us via Zoom on Tuesday, March 9 at 7 p.m. as Rachel Monroe, the author of Savage Appetites: Four True Stories of Women, Crime, and Obsession, pops in to our new true crime book discussion, Once Upon a Crime. You can pick up a copy of the book at the Adult Services Desk or check out an ebook or eaudiobook via Libby/Overdrive. For an invitation to the discussion, contact Natalie at nleoni@orlandparklibrary.org or call…

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Ink N’ Think RBG

March 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Watch OPPL Staff Member Arianna Simmons as she presents her Ink N' Think on the honorable Ruth Bater Ginsberg. Arianna discusses her legacy and why she is such an important figure in women's history. Arianna will be painting a portrait of RBG using ink alongside the lecture. To view event on Facebook click the link down below. https://www.facebook.com/orlandparklibrary/videos/866278524151130/?__so__=channel_tab&__rv__=latest_videos_card There are no kits to be handed out for Ink N' Think Programs. For more information please contact the Outreach Department at…

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Romance Book Discussion

March 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Please join us via Zoom as we discuss "The Paris Hours" by Alex George. Books can be obtained digitally through Overdrive and/or Hoopla, or a limited number of copies will be available from the library. Contact nleoni@orlandparklibrary.org to receive the Zoom link or ask questions.  

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U.S. Citizenship Class

March 15 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Monday, repeating until April 26, 2021

The library is partnering with Literacy Chicago to offer citizenship classes to any Green Card holders who would like to prepare for the naturalization process. Classes cover every part of the citizenship exam including practice interviews. For detailed registration information, please contact the library at outreach@orlandparklibrary.org, Attention: Mary Lynn

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English Conversation Class

March 16 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 27, 2021

The library is partnering with Literacy Chicago to offer a virtual English Conversation Class. The objective of this class is to learn to communicate effectively by discussing a wide variety of subjects in English. Anyone who has a basic knowledge of English can join. This is a mixed level group. To participate in this class series, you must register through this link: https://www.literacychicago.org/apply-and-enroll.html For more information or help with registration, contact Literacy Chicago or the library at outreach@orlandparklibrary.org, Attention: Mary…

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Solutions to Climate Change: An Interactive Presentation

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

Test your ideas for slowing climate change by entering them into a simulator with the guidance of the presenter. Discuss why an action may or may not be as effective as you thought it might have been. To watch the event on YouTube, click the link down below! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=orEMi3X4tZw The Orland Park Public Library was recently honored with a $500 stipend from Resilient Communities: Libraries Respond to Climate Change, an initiative of the American Library Association (ALA) that will help…

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Interacting with the Internet Series: Privacy

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

Part 1 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 Tuesday, March 16 at 7 p.m. by clicking this link and typing in the password below: https://zoom.us/j/93731147865?pwd=UnozMFNxbEsxN25PSXZZRlc1aFBYdz09 Passcode: 880085 Webinar ID: 937 3114 7865 Zoom The Zoom web browser client will download automatically when you start or join your first Zoom meeting. You can also download or…

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Overbooked Book Discussion (online)

March 17 @ 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. Zoom invites are available by request at kfingler@orlandparklibrary.org or reference@orlandparklibrary.org   2021 DISCUSSION PICKS JANUARY 20 - The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho FEBRUARY 17 - Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life by Hector Garcia MARCH 17 - Circe by Madeline Miller APRIL 21…

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Interacting with the Internet Series: Security

March 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Part 2 will discuss internet security and how to keep from having your personal devices compromised. Join this zoom webinar on Thursday, March 18 at 7 p.m. by clicking this link and typing in the password below: https://zoom.us/j/97092806410?pwd=M1dFMDFmU3N2VGVyK1E4RXVEbVJXUT09 Passcode: 969902 Webinar ID: 970 9280 6410 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 Meeting ID. Webinars are seminars conducted…

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U.S. Citizenship Class

March 22 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Monday, repeating until April 26, 2021

The library is partnering with Literacy Chicago to offer citizenship classes to any Green Card holders who would like to prepare for the naturalization process. Classes cover every part of the citizenship exam including practice interviews. For detailed registration information, please contact the library at outreach@orlandparklibrary.org, Attention: Mary Lynn

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Cable No More Series, Part 1: Cutting the Cord

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

Interest in online services has gone up sharply over the last several years with the improvement in quality of streaming services and the hardware for viewing these services becoming more affordable. Part 1: Cutting the Cord Part 1 explains the basics regarding cutting your cable subscription and looks at local internet service options, their costs and speeds, as well the hardware necessary to get your home ready for a streaming-only experience Join this zoom webinar on Monday, March 22 at…

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English Conversation Class

March 23 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 27, 2021

The library is partnering with Literacy Chicago to offer a virtual English Conversation Class. The objective of this class is to learn to communicate effectively by discussing a wide variety of subjects in English. Anyone who has a basic knowledge of English can join. This is a mixed level group. To participate in this class series, you must register through this link: https://www.literacychicago.org/apply-and-enroll.html For more information or help with registration, contact Literacy Chicago or the library at outreach@orlandparklibrary.org, Attention: Mary…

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Composting

March 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The library in partnership with Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center of the Forest Preserves of Cook County presents a beginner’s guide on how to compost at home. Learn how to create an at home compost bin with everyday materials around your house and yard, and learn how composting can benefit you and your home. Join webinar by using link down below: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88533611226?pwd=ZU9NdEU5S0ZXalI3ZW0wWDNudWtZQT09 For more information please contact the Outreach Department at outreach@orlandparklibrary.org, Attention: Duke

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U.S. Citizenship Class

March 29 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Monday, repeating until April 26, 2021

The library is partnering with Literacy Chicago to offer citizenship classes to any Green Card holders who would like to prepare for the naturalization process. Classes cover every part of the citizenship exam including practice interviews. For detailed registration information, please contact the library at outreach@orlandparklibrary.org, Attention: Mary Lynn

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Stormwater Management

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

Learn more about where your water comes from in Cook County! Staff from the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) will give a brief history and overview of its mission, discuss the role and status of the Tunnel and Reservoir Plan (also known as “deep tunnel,”) explain how green infrastructure can be used at home to help manage stormwater, and explain the importance of water conservation in a water-rich area. To watch the event on YouTube, click the…

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English Conversation Class

March 30 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 27, 2021

The library is partnering with Literacy Chicago to offer a virtual English Conversation Class. The objective of this class is to learn to communicate effectively by discussing a wide variety of subjects in English. Anyone who has a basic knowledge of English can join. This is a mixed level group. To participate in this class series, you must register through this link: https://www.literacychicago.org/apply-and-enroll.html For more information or help with registration, contact Literacy Chicago or the library at outreach@orlandparklibrary.org, Attention: Mary…

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April 2021

Writers Group for Adults – CANCELLED

April 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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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Wills, Trusts, and Estate Planning

April 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Attorney at Law Eileen Kerlin Walsh will be giving necessary information related to wills, trusts, and estate planning. Q&A will be at the end of the presentation.  (MONEY SMART WEEK) Watch the event on YouTube down below! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LSIdoy2grKM For more information please contact the Outreach Department at outreach@orlandparklibrary.org, Attention: Duke

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U.S. Citizenship Class

April 5 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Monday, repeating until April 26, 2021

The library is partnering with Literacy Chicago to offer citizenship classes to any Green Card holders who would like to prepare for the naturalization process. Classes cover every part of the citizenship exam including practice interviews. For detailed registration information, please contact the library at outreach@orlandparklibrary.org, Attention: Mary Lynn

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Cable No More Series, Part 2: Services and Devices

April 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Interest in online services has gone up sharply over the last several years with the improvement in quality of streaming services and the hardware for viewing these services becoming more affordable. Part 2: Services and Devices Part 2 takes a look at the services and devices available to help you recreate a traditional cable subscription at a lower price and without year(s)-long contracts. Join this zoom webinar on Monday, April 05 at 7 p.m. by clicking this link and typing…

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English Conversation Class

April 6 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 27, 2021

The library is partnering with Literacy Chicago to offer a virtual English Conversation Class. The objective of this class is to learn to communicate effectively by discussing a wide variety of subjects in English. Anyone who has a basic knowledge of English can join. This is a mixed level group. To participate in this class series, you must register through this link: https://www.literacychicago.org/apply-and-enroll.html For more information or help with registration, contact Literacy Chicago or the library at outreach@orlandparklibrary.org, Attention: Mary…

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Climate Change Panel Discussion: Reasons to Act and Smart Solutions

April 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Expert panelists discuss the causes of climate change, what happens if we don’t address it, and bi-partisan solutions being considered in Congress. This panel discussion will be broken into three parts, with a Q&A after the 3-part presentation. Watch the event on YouTube down below! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KyomOtxgvZ8 For more information please contact the Outreach Department at outreach@orlandparklibrary.org, Attention: Arianna

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Veteran’s Affairs and Benefit Applications

April 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Veteran Service Officer Amy Georgakopoulos will offer insight into veteran's affairs and guidance on filling out benefit applications. Q&A will be at the end of the presentation. Watch the event on YouTube down below! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IV6vMnqwdfs For more information please contact the Outreach Department at outreach@orlandparklibrary.org, Attention: Duke

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U.S. Citizenship Class

April 12 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Monday, repeating until April 26, 2021

The library is partnering with Literacy Chicago to offer citizenship classes to any Green Card holders who would like to prepare for the naturalization process. Classes cover every part of the citizenship exam including practice interviews. For detailed registration information, please contact the library at outreach@orlandparklibrary.org, Attention: Mary Lynn

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English Conversation Class

April 13 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 27, 2021

The library is partnering with Literacy Chicago to offer a virtual English Conversation Class. The objective of this class is to learn to communicate effectively by discussing a wide variety of subjects in English. Anyone who has a basic knowledge of English can join. This is a mixed level group. To participate in this class series, you must register through this link: https://www.literacychicago.org/apply-and-enroll.html For more information or help with registration, contact Literacy Chicago or the library at outreach@orlandparklibrary.org, Attention: Mary…

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Once Upon a Crime

April 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 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!  Please join us via Zoom or in the second floor Multipurpose Room for discussion!   Books can be obtained digitally through Overdrive and/or Hoopla, or a limited number of copies will be available from the library. Contact nfinlon@orlandparklibrary.org to receive the Zoom…

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Resilient Communities Book Discussions

April 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on April 14, 2021 at 10:00 am

These book discussions are part of the library's Resilient Communities programming for 2021. Join us as we learn about the different aspects of climate change, from how it affects the world as a whole, to how it affects us right here in the Midwest where we live. 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…

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Intro to WordPress

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

We can say that WordPress is a simple way to create your own website. This class will introduce WordPress, what kinds of websites WordPress can make, how much it costs to use WordPress and the difference between WordPress.org and WordPress.com. Join this zoom webinar on Wednesday, April 14 at 7 p.m. by clicking this link and typing in the password below: https://zoom.us/j/92916282353?pwd=RCtBSTJHUjZBaUl5UzlsTnZFa0RHUT09 Passcode: 550886 Webinar ID: 929 1628 2353 Zoom The Zoom web browser client will download automatically when you…

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U.S. Citizenship Class

April 19 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Monday, repeating until April 26, 2021

The library is partnering with Literacy Chicago to offer citizenship classes to any Green Card holders who would like to prepare for the naturalization process. Classes cover every part of the citizenship exam including practice interviews. For detailed registration information, please contact the library at outreach@orlandparklibrary.org, Attention: Mary Lynn

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English Conversation Class

April 20 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 27, 2021

The library is partnering with Literacy Chicago to offer a virtual English Conversation Class. The objective of this class is to learn to communicate effectively by discussing a wide variety of subjects in English. Anyone who has a basic knowledge of English can join. This is a mixed level group. To participate in this class series, you must register through this link: https://www.literacychicago.org/apply-and-enroll.html For more information or help with registration, contact Literacy Chicago or the library at outreach@orlandparklibrary.org, Attention: Mary…

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Overbooked Book Discussion (online)

April 21 @ 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. Zoom invites are available by request at kfingler@orlandparklibrary.org or reference@orlandparklibrary.org   2021 DISCUSSION PICKS JANUARY 20 - The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho FEBRUARY 17 - Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life by Hector Garcia MARCH 17 - Circe by Madeline Miller APRIL 21…

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Antiracism Book Discussion: Teen and Adult Edition

April 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us via Zoom to discuss Stamped by Jason Reynolds annd Ibram X Kendi. To register for this program send an email to outreach@orlandparklibrary.org, attention Theresa. Once registered you will receive a Zoom meeting ID, link, and password to join the discussion.   https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81381363903?pwd=MTFtdkduU1JnVDlsZTJkTm84dVRHUT09

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Climate Change and Alaska’s Glaciers

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

Join Nick Virgil, Park Ranger of Denali National Park, on how climate change is affecting the Arctic and its impact on Alaska’s permafrost. Follow the link 4/22/21 https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86335701099?pwd=NHgxVXFzdkQ5eEUvY29mMzVkS2svZz09 For more information please contact the Outreach Department at outreach@orlandparklibrary.org, Attention: Arianna  

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Trivia Night: Jane Austen

April 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a Jane Austen fan in possession of numerous particulars, must be in want of a trivia contest! Join us for a multi-round Zoom trivia game focusing on Austen's novels, as well as the movie adaptations of her work. Gift cards will be given to first, second, and third place winners. Bonnets and top hats optional. To register, email the library at outreach@orlandparklibrary.org, and put "Attention Mary Lynn" in the subject line.

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U.S. Citizenship Class

April 26 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Monday, repeating until April 26, 2021

The library is partnering with Literacy Chicago to offer citizenship classes to any Green Card holders who would like to prepare for the naturalization process. Classes cover every part of the citizenship exam including practice interviews. For detailed registration information, please contact the library at outreach@orlandparklibrary.org, Attention: Mary Lynn

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English Conversation Class

April 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 April 27, 2021

The library is partnering with Literacy Chicago to offer a virtual English Conversation Class. The objective of this class is to learn to communicate effectively by discussing a wide variety of subjects in English. Anyone who has a basic knowledge of English can join. This is a mixed level group. To participate in this class series, you must register through this link: https://www.literacychicago.org/apply-and-enroll.html For more information or help with registration, contact Literacy Chicago or the library at outreach@orlandparklibrary.org, Attention: Mary…

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May 2021

English Conversation Class

May 4 @ 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 Time Family Storytime

May 6 @ 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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Virtual Night Owls

May 6 @ 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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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!  Please join us via Zoom or in the second floor Multipurpose Room for discussion!   Books can be obtained digitally through Overdrive and/or Hoopla, or a limited number of copies will be available from the library. Contact nfinlon@orlandparklibrary.org to receive the Zoom…

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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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English Conversation Class

May 18 @ 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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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. Zoom invites are available by request at kfingler@orlandparklibrary.org or reference@orlandparklibrary.org   2021 DISCUSSION PICKS JANUARY 20 - The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho FEBRUARY 17 - Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life by Hector Garcia MARCH 17 - Circe by Madeline Miller APRIL 21…

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Once Upon a Time Family Storytime

May 20 @ 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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English Conversation Class

May 25 @ 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 Time Family Storytime

May 27 @ 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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June 2021

English Conversation Class

June 1 @ 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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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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Once Upon a Time Family Storytime

June 3 @ 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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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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English Conversation Class

June 8 @ 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

June 8 @ 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!  Please join us via Zoom or in the second floor Multipurpose Room for discussion!   Books can be obtained digitally through Overdrive and/or Hoopla, or a limited number of copies will be available from the library. Contact nfinlon@orlandparklibrary.org to receive the Zoom…

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Once Upon a Time Family Storytime

June 10 @ 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)

June 10 @ 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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