Oak Lawn Library
The Fall Into Winter Reading Challenge will be held Nov. 15 through Feb. 15, 2021.
Login or sign up for Beanstack to register for the winter challenge. Beanstack is the library’s reading management system.
Check in every week to discover new challenges for chances to win prizes. All ages are encouraged to join.
For more information or to register, visit olpl.beanstack.org.
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The Oak Lawn Library, 9427 S. Raymond Ave., will host the following virtual book discussions in November:
20/30ish Book Club and Science Fiction and Fantasy, “The City We Became,” by N.K. Jemisin, Thursday, Nov. 19, at 7 p.m.
Everything Irish Book Club, “Some Experiences of an Irish R.M.,” by E.O. Somerville, Wednesday, Nov. 18, at 1:30 p.m.
Paging Through History, “How to Hide an Empire: A History of the Greater United States,” by Daniel Immerwahr, Thursday, Nov. 12, at 7 p.m.
Mysteries in the Morning, “The Dime,” by Kathleen Kent, Friday, Nov. 20, at 9:30 a.m.
Refreshing Reads, “The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek,” by Kim Michele Richardson, Tuesday, Nov. 24, at 7 p.m.
Copies of each title are available four weeks before each discussion.
For more information, call (708) 422-4990, or visit olpl.org.
The Oak Lawn Park District will host its annual Turkey Scramble on Saturday, Nov. 15, with a 9 a.m. shotgun start, at the Stony Creek Golf Course, 5850 W. 103rd St.
The fee is $50 per player and includes greens fee, cart fee, range balls, drink ticket, lunch and prizes.
Registration is required.
For more information, call (708) 857-2433.
Basketball Turkey Shoot
The Oak Lawn Park District will host its annual Turkey Shoot on Sunday, Nov. 15, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m., at the Community Pavilion, 9401 S. Oak Park Ave.
Each participating team will receive 10 free throws for a chance to win a prize. Teams will consist of one parent and child, ages 4 and up, and be divided into appropriate age groups. The team that makes the most shots in each division will win.
Mini-basketballs and nets will be available for younger children. There will be raffle prizes for all children. Parents may compete with more than one child.
The fee is $10 for residents and $20 for non-residents. Advanced registration is required.
For more information, call (708) 857-2420 or visit olparks.com
‘The Chain … Broken’
Music historian Gary Wenstrup will trace Fleetwood Mac’s fascinating career and the members’ failed romantic relationships that fueled the intensity and warmth of their music in a presentation at the Evergreen Park Public Library, 9400 S. Troy Ave., on Thursday, Nov. 19, at 6:30 p.m.
The event is limited to 25 in-person visitors. It will also be simulcast on Zoom.
For more information, call (708) 422-8522 or visit evergreenparklibrary.org.