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Join A OBOC Book Discussion Join A OBOC Book Discussion

various dates and times
Discuss Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? with other readers. All book discussions are open to everyone!
Discuss Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? with other readers. All book discussions are open to everyone!
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Frankenstein's Legacy: 5 Books and… Frankenstein's Legacy: 5 Books and…

By Layne
For 200 years, authors, screenwriters and artists have found inspiration in this classic tale of horror and science, family and abandonment.
For 200 years, authors, screenwriters and artists have found inspiration in this classic tale of horror and science, family and abandonment.
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Dial A Mood Dial A Mood

Maker Lab, various dates and times
What if you could adjust your mood with an inanimate object? Design and 3D print a turning dial with your spectrum of moods.
What if you could adjust your mood with an inanimate object? Design and 3D print a turning dial with your spectrum of moods.
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Climate Fiction Climate Fiction

recommended by ChiPubLib_Adults
Explore Climate Fiction (or Cli-Fi) with these novels that explore the impact of climate change on our world.
Explore Climate Fiction (or Cli-Fi) with these novels that explore the impact of climate change on our world.
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The War of the Worlds - Live! The War of the Worlds - Live!

Oct 23rd | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
In celebration of the 80th anniversary of the infamous radio play that caused a panic, we present a live radio drama performance.
In celebration of the 80th anniversary of the infamous radio play that caused a panic, we present a live radio drama performance.
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Music for Science Fiction Fans Music for Science Fiction Fans

recommended by ChiPubLib_Adults
We recommend the following music albums for sci-fi fans.
We recommend the following music albums for sci-fi fans.
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Zombie Hunters: Emergency Preparedness Zombie Hunters: Emergency Preparedness

Oct 20th | 11:00am - 12:00pm
Learn how to protect yourself and your family from zombies, androids, and alien invasions... and weather and national disasters too!
Learn how to protect yourself and your family from zombies, androids, and alien invasions... and weather and national disasters too!
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Stranger Sounds Stranger Sounds

Maker Lab, various dates & times
Navigate strange and out of this world frequencies by learning to create sounds with the free open source application LMMS.
Navigate strange and out of this world frequencies by learning to create sounds with the free open source application LMMS.
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Film Screening: Black Panther (2018) Film Screening: Black Panther (2018)

Oct 18th | 5:30pm - 7:45pm
A superhero known as Black Panther defends Wakanda, a technologically advanced country in Africa that has hidden itself away.
A superhero known as Black Panther defends Wakanda, a technologically advanced country in Africa that has hidden itself away.
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CHIRP Radio Listen While You Read… CHIRP Radio Listen While You Read…

Enjoy music inspired by our OBOC theme this year, curated by community radio station CHIRP Radio 107.1fm.
Enjoy music inspired by our OBOC theme this year, curated by community radio station CHIRP Radio 107.1fm.
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Science Fiction Board Game Afternoon Science Fiction Board Game Afternoon

Oct 20th | 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Join the library as we play an assortment of board games set in future dystopian settings, Rick Deckard's in the OBOC title. Win prizes!
Join the library as we play an assortment of board games set in future dystopian settings, Rick Deckard's in the OBOC title. Win prizes!
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Film Screening: Young Frankenstein… Film Screening: Young Frankenstein…

Oct 26th | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
An American grandson of the infamous scientist travels to Transylvania, where he discovers reanimation of the dead.
An American grandson of the infamous scientist travels to Transylvania, where he discovers reanimation of the dead.
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Mary Shelley's Monsters: Rachel Feder Mary Shelley's Monsters: Rachel Feder

Oct 30th | 5:00pm - 6:00pm
DePaul University Arts and Letters…
Author Rachel Feder will speak on her new hybrid text, Harvester of Hearts: Motherhood Under the Sign of Frankenstein.
Author Rachel Feder will speak on her new hybrid text, Harvester of Hearts: Motherhood Under the Sign of Frankenstein.
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Halloween Film Screening: Twilight Zone Halloween Film Screening: Twilight Zone

Oct 31st | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Join us on Halloween to watch episodes of Rod Serling's The Twilight Zone featuring humans who travel to other worlds - or so they believe!
Join us on Halloween to watch episodes of Rod Serling's The Twilight Zone featuring humans who travel to other worlds - or so they believe!
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Film Screening: Ready Player One Film Screening: Ready Player One

multiple dates and times
A teen competes to win control of a virtual-reality world, but he needs his friends help to fight back against an evil corporation.
A teen competes to win control of a virtual-reality world, but he needs his friends help to fight back against an evil corporation.
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