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"Bartram’s Garden: In Words and Wood" exhibition at the Chicago Botanic Garden's Lenhardt Library

Bartram's Garden: In Words and Wood exhibition features three handcrafted artist boxes and objects, made from the wood of fallen trees at Bartram's Garden, in combination with original poetry. Free talk and Special Event: Sunday, October 6, at 2 p.m. with Artist Claire Owen and poet Beth Feldman...
Bartram box
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Meet author Paul Hendrickson; hear about "Plagued by Fire: The Dreams and Furies of Frank Lloyd Wright"

Enjoy an evening with author Paul Hendrickson as he discusses his new book Plagued by Fire: The Dreams and Furies of Frank Lloyd Wright . Hendrickson​ will be at the Oak Park Public Library, 834 Lake St., Oak Park, IL, 60301, on Tuesday, October 8, from 6:30-8 pm. From the award-winning and...
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Restorative Community Practices: Building Stronger Families, Schools, and Communities

You are invited to the Oak Park Public Library's second annual restorative justice conference. This year's theme is "Restorative Community Practices: Building Stronger Families, Schools, and Communities." This conference will be held for three consecutive days, on October 4-6, at the Main Library,...
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CENSUS 2020: WHY IT MATTERS

Since 1790, the U.S. Constitution has required that electoral districts be periodically adjusted or redrawn to account for population shifts every ten years. Census data reveals where populations have risen or fallen throughout the country and is used for congressional representation as well as...
MARILYN A. SANDERS,  U. S. BUREAU OF THE CENSUS

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