Special Events

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To register for programs, call (630) 368-7725.To register for teen or youth programs, please call (630) 368-7733.


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Thursday, September 7
Time: 7 pm
Finding Fulfillment in Retirement
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Certified Retirement Coach Susan Ackley of Compass Point LLC will give tips and advice on achieving your retirement dreams and living this phase of your life to the fullest. Many people prepare for surviving the financial side of retirement without considering what they need to thrive. The new definition of retirement is not merely the end of working but following your dreams and finding your giftedness.

Registration is required, please call (630) 368-7725.


September 7 -- 11
Healing Field Flag Display
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The Village and The True Patriots Care Foundation will host a Healing Field flag display where 2,976 American Flags will be posted in perfect rows and columns in an awe inspiring tribute to honor those killed in the 9/11 terrorist attacks in 2001. There will also be daily programs and participation from veterans, community and school groups. The Healing Field flag display will be located on the Village of Oak Brook Sports Core just east of the Oak Brook Public Library. All Village residents are invited to visit the Healing Field display and walk amid the flags. Those who have visited a Healing Field display in surrounding communities know to expect an inspiring and memorable event, and those who are first time visitors will find that the amazing display must be experienced to be fully appreciated.

Saturday, September 9
Time: 10 am
Sahaja Meditation
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Sahaja is a unique method of meditation based on an experience called Self Realization. An inner transformation takes place through this process, resulting in a more moral, united, integrated, and balanced individual. This "thoughtless awareness" is a state of relaxation and clarity.

Registration is required, please call (630) 368-7725.


Tuesday, September 12
Time: 7 pm
Medicare Made Clear

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Moving from group health coverage to Medicare can be quite a task. This educational seminar helps you learn about your choices, estimated costs and timelines to enroll in Medicare Supplements, Part D Drug Plans and Medicare Advantage Plans. Understand your guarantee issue periods, how to avoid the Part D Drug Penalty, and timelines for planning so you don't incur a lapse in health coverage. Presented by Insurance Broker, Donna Spigolon.

Registration is required, please call (630) 368-7725.


Wednesday, September 13
Time: 7 pm
Take Control of Your Medical Decisions

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When you are faced with a medical crisis or long-term illness, knowing which decisions are the right ones to make can be difficult and confusing. Join Robert McNutt, M.D. in this interactive session designed to empower you to make informed medical decisions that are best for you. Dr. McNutt is a clinician, researcher, teacher, decision analyst, former medical editor, and, now, a decision-making consultant. He is the author of Your Health, Your Decisions.

Registration is required, please call (630) 368-7725.


Sunday, September 17 Time: 2 pm
Classical Concert: Anatoliy Torchinskiy
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Perennial favorite Anatoliy Torchinskiy comes back to the Library to showcase his magnificent talent. Anatoliy has performed in Italy and New York, as well as the Chicago area with companies such as da Corneto Opera and Genesis Opera and has played live on WFMT radio.

Registration is required, please call (630) 368-7725.


Wednesday, September 27 Time: 7 pm
How to Become a Socially Responsible Investor
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With people becoming increasingly socially responsible these days it has become very popular to choose investments that meet our personal values/beliefs about the environment, social justice and even good corporate regulations/standards. Because it is a complex topic, our seminar focuses on what "socially responsible investing" really means and what people need to understand before they invest their hard-earned money. Presented by Principal and Wealth Manager Tim Obendorf of Steward Advisors in Huntley and Chicago, Illinois.

Registration is required, please call (630) 368-7725.


Saturday, September 30 Time: 2 pm
Classical Concert: Hariman & Hagen
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Violinist Robert Hariman and Pianist Nancy Hagen, return to the Library for an exciting classical music program. Robert Hariman, a local resident of Oak Brook, studied under the mentorship of various famous violinists. Nancy Hagen is the principal oboist for Park Ridge Civic Orchestra. She performs extensively on the piano and oboe as soloist and accompanist.

Registration is required, please call (630) 368-7725.