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A Life Dedicated to Service: President Jimmy Carter & Rosalynn Carter Collection
Tuesday, February 9 at 7 p.m.
Ricardo A. Fernandez will discuss the highlights of his collection and share personal stories about some of his favorite pieces. Additionally, Becky Carter will be present as a representative of the Carter Center to talk about President and Mrs. Carter and their work at The Carter Center. Refreshments will be provided by Bickford Assisted Living and Memory Care.
Mysterious: An Evening of Elegant Illusions with Jeanette Andrews
Friday, February 12 at 7 p.m.
Jeanette Andrews, nationally hailed as "an inspiration," presented her first magic show at age four, and now, as a full time magician, has developed an entirely new and thought-provoking take on the art of the impossible. She comes to Orland Park fresh from performances for the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, where she is the only magician worldwide to hold a position as Artist-in-Residence. In this performance, Jeanette will present both interactive magic and illusions choreographed to music. Inspired by the importance of perception, this show of magic and illusion with an elegant feel promises to leave you enthralled and enchanted.
Emancipation to Inauguration: The Black Experience in Chicago
Tuesday, February 23 at 7 p.m.
From Chicago's first settler to the nation's current president, the African American presence is deep, rich, and proud. Celebrate Black History Month with Chicago tour guide Clarence Goodman as he describes the history of the black experience in Chicago.
Ebooks & Digital Services
We offer a digital collection of audiobooks, movies, magazines, and ebooks available for download to your digital device. To use this service, you must have a valid Orland Park Public Library card.
The library's mission is to stimulate imaginations, educate, entertain, and welcome everyone. View the full mission statement here.
In collaboration with the Beijing Municipal Administration of Culture Heritage People's Republic of China, Beijing Xishan Dajue Temple Administration, Village of Orland Park, and The 21st Century Institute, the library offered its patrons a taste of the centuries old tea ceremony traditions of China. View photos and videos from this week long cultural exhibit which ran from August 10-14, 2015.