Thursday, December 6, 2012

Oak Park author, Maggie Anderson discusses Black economic empowerment

"Our Black year:one family's quest to buy Black in America's racially divided economy", author, Maggie Anderson spoke to a rapt audience at Oak Park Public Library on Sunday, November 18. Drawing on economic research and social history as well as her personal story, author,

Watch One Family's Effort to Buy Black for a Year on PBS. See more from PBS NewsHour.

">Maggie Anderson, shows why the black economy continues to suffer and issues a call to action to all of us to do our part to reverse this trend. The author made copies of her book available for purchase after the presentation.

Saturday, September 22, 2012

Discuss "Lady Elect" at Takara Boutique, Oak Park, IL

Explore Christian Urban Fiction! The Phat Fiction Street Lit Book Club resumes it's Urban Fiction format on September 26 with a discussion of "Lady Elect" by Nikita Lynette Nichols. This work of Christian Urban Fiction explores themes of marriage, infidelity and spiritual challenges. Join the conversation at 7 pm at Takara Boutique, 123 Marion Street, Oak Park,(708) 445-7511. As always the Oak Park Public Library-sponsored book club is free and open to the public! The October 24 book club title is "My Son's Wife" by Shelia Lipsey. The book discussion will convene at Chicago's Home for Chicken & Waffles. Phone the Oak Park Public Library, Adult & Teen Services department for more information, (708) 452-3480

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Are you reading Common's new book "One Day It'll All Make Sense"?

Common's new book, "One Day It'll All Make Sense", is Oak Park Public Library's Phat Fiction Street Lit book club title for April.

The Street Lit book club meets on the 4th Wednesday monthly and is open to the public. Book club titles are available for checkout from the library one month prior to the discussion. Phone the Adult and Teen Services Department at(708) 452-3480 for details.

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