Oak Park Public Library offers three great programs for seniors during National Celebrating Seniors Week. Enjoy lectures on aging gracefully and improving short term memory, or relax with a film and discussion.
Oak Park's Maggie Anderson and her family set out to only buy from Black-owned business for the year. Their experience is chronicled in Anderson's Our Black Year: One Family's Quest to Buy Black in America's Racially Divided Economy. Join Ms. Anderson to discuss her research and her book on Sunday, November 18 at Oak Park Public Library.
Everyone is welcome to this film festival focused on the many aspects of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender life. View and discuss interesting movies, celebrate diversity, and learn new things. The 2012 GLBT Documentary Film Festival begins Sunday, October 7.
Librarians have come a long way in how they're portrayed on the big screen. From the days of date-stamped cards placed in physical books to the current popularity of electronic ones, librarians in film have seen just as much change in their portrayals.