Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, and Janelle Monáe portray NASA's team of African-American female mathematicians dubbed "human computers," Dorothy Vaughan, Mary Jackson, and Katherine Johnson in this Space Race story between the U.S. and Russia.
Runtime: 127 minutes
Held in room 104.
English Conversation for ESL Learners
Night Sessions: Sept. 25, Oct. 23, Nov. 21, & Dec. 19 at 7 p.m. Morning Sessions: Oct. 10, Nov. 7, & Dec. 5 at 10 a.m.
Practice listening to and speaking English while making new friends. Residents can pair up with fellow residents to engage in friendly conversation aimed at helping those who are learning English to improve their speaking and comprehension skills.
Morning Sessions: Oct. 10, Nov. 7, & Dec. 5 at 10 a.m. Night Sessions: Sept. 25, Oct. 23, Nov. 21, & Dec. 19 at 7 p.m.
Writers Group for Adults
Thursdays at 7 p.m. October 5, November 2, and December 7
Have your novel, short story, nonfiction, article, poetry, reviewed by an open group for adults. New or experienced writers are welcome to share work for constructive feedback and encouragement. For more information call 708-428-5151.
Held in Room 102.
Assistive Devices for the Visually Impaired
Patrons with visual impairments will have access to the following devices: a JAWS Screen Reader; a Video Enlarging Machine, and in-house reading glasses.
Patrons with visual impairments will have access to the following devices, located in the Adult Services Department: a JAWS Screen Reader; a Video Enlarging Machine, and in-house reading glasses. Stop by or call the Adult Services Reference Desk to learn how to access and use this equipment at 708-428-5151.
The Friends of the Orland Park Public Library presented Library Director Mary Weimar with a check for $4,000 at the opening of the Summer Reading Challenge: Reading By Design. The Friends maintain Recycled Reads, an everchanging selection of used books, DVDs, CDs, and video games available for purchase,
located in the northwest corner of the lobby. The proceeds from the sale of these gently-used items are donated to the library for a wide variety of programming. You can support the Friends by becoming a member. For more information, visit orlandparklibrary.org/friends.htm or call 708-428-5202. The Friends is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
Donations are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by the law.