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Teen Screen: Ready Player One

Tue, Jul 30 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Showtime! Its 2045, Wade feels alive when he escapes to the OASIS (a VR Universe) where you can go anywhere, do anything, and be anyone.

Liberty Art Gallery: Poetry and More on the Square

Wed, Jul 31 2019
9:00am - 1:00pm
More information to come. Poets from a range of ages, races, genders and experience levels, but consistent with all is their love of expression through the written word.

Everyone Can Juggle!

Wed, Jul 31 2019
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Registration Required
Learn the ancient art of juggling from the experienced instructors at the Heart of America Shakespeare Festival. Build hand-eye coordination, discipline, and concentration skills all while having fun!

Kid Fest: Happy Birthday Harry

Wed, Jul 31 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration Required
Party with us--there's always room for more! It's Harry Potter's Birthday! Celebrate with us! Games, trivia, crafts and more!

Summer Learning Spectacular: Wrap-Up: Universe Implodes!

Wed, Jul 31 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration Required
Celebrate your Summer Learning Program with fun activities at your Library! Earn SLP points too! Watch and join in as the universe implodes and we bring 2019 to a close here at North Oak!

Kid STEAM: Chalk It Up to a Great Summer

Wed, Jul 31 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration Required
Explore sciences, technologies, engineering, arts and math. Bring it all to life! Summer is winding down so come express yourself and your summer fun side through chalk.

Business and Craft Conference Welcome

Thu, Aug 1 2019
8:00am - 9:00am
Registration Required
Romance is the world’s top selling fiction genre and the library wants to celebrate the entrepreneurs who make that happen.

Liberty Art Gallery: Poetry and More on the Square

Thu, Aug 1 2019
9:00am - 1:00pm
United in their love of the written word, poets from a range of ages, races, genders, and experience levels, but consistent with all is their love of expression through the written word share their wo

Master Writing Class with Cherry Adair, Thursday and Friday

Thu, Aug 1 2019
9:00am - 4:00pm
Registration Required
Bestselling author Cherry Adair delivers a two-day, fast-moving, informative master class on the essential elements of plot, creating three dimensional characters and dynamic dialogue.

Budgeting for Your First Indie Published Book

Thu, Aug 1 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Registration Required
Congratulations, you’ve written your indie book! Now comes the next steps -- editing, cover design, illustrations, and marketing. But before you tackle all that, you need to create a budget.

Facebook Advertising Basics

Thu, Aug 1 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Registration Required
Facebook keeps changing the rules! It can be a challenge to connect with your readers and advertise you books through social media.

Determine Your Plan of Care

Thu, Aug 1 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Registration Required
Ignoring end-of-life decisions until it's too late can place a strain on family ties. Learn strategies for making these tough decisions and communicating them to the ones you love.

Stitch and Pitch with Sourcebooks

Thu, Aug 1 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Registration Required
Bring your crafts and hang out with editor Deb Werksman of Sourcebooks for a relaxed session of practice pitching and publishing talk.

Using Psychology to Create Memorable Characters

Thu, Aug 1 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration Required
Join USA Today bestselling author Farrah Rochon for an interactive deep dive into creating characters using various methods rooted in psychology, including characterization with the Myers-Briggs Type

Constellations: The Myths behind the Stars

Thu, Aug 1 2019
2:00pm - 2:45pm
Registration Required
The Constellations will come alive in their stories. From Aquarius and Aquila to Ursa Major and Ursa Minor, learn the tales and myths that surround them.

An Insider’s Look at the Editor/Author Relationship

Thu, Aug 1 2019
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Registration Required
Join Sourcebooks Casablanca Editorial Director Deb Werksman and USA Today Bestselling author Jennie Marts as they share insight into how editors and authors can best work together from the story incep

Front List Vs Back List

Thu, Aug 1 2019
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Registration Required
Award-winning author Rachel Van Dyken explains the crucial timing between releases and how to market your backlist using your front list sales.

Homeschoolers at the Library

Thu, Aug 1 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration Required
Join us for fun enrichment programs geared toward homeschool families. Participants will explore a variety of topics with an emphasis on using Library resources to satisfy their curiosities.

Stitch and Pitch with Sourcebooks

Thu, Aug 1 2019
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Registration Required
Bring your crafts and hang out with editor Deb Werksman of Sourcebooks for a relaxed session of practice pitching and publishing talk.