Upcoming events at Uptown Library

Sat., Oct. 12, Get More from Medicare, 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. with Joanna Walek from Oak Street Health. Are you getting the most in Medicare benefits? Join us for an educational workshop with Joanna Walek, Oak Street Health, that will discuss your coverage options. Learn about Medicare Parts A, B, C and D (prescription coverage), supplemental plans and Medicare Advantage programs and educate yourself on what option is best for you.

Tues., Oct.15, Environmental Collage Making, 6:00 p.m. with artist Anayansi Ricketts

Join us for a hands on collage making workshop. In her book, The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History, Elizabeth Kolbert lays out the facts, we are in the midst of cataclysmic environmental change. Come explore the problems we face and the solutions we might employ. In this workshop we will collage photo essays that tell environmental tales. As our inspiration we will use the book and the planet.  What themed collage work would you like to produce that raises awareness of the environment in which we find ourselves? Come investigate the concept of seeking environmental balance. Instructor: Anayansi Ricketts. Space is limited and first come, first served. Each participant will take home their own small collage.

This program is a part of the 2019-2020 One Book, One Chicago season, exploring the theme Season For Change through the book The Sixth Extinction by Elizabeth Kolbert. For more information, visit www.onebookonechicago.org.

English Conversation meets on Saturdays from 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.  and on Thursdays from 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.  All English Language Learners are welcome


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