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Do Androids Dream? Collage Workshop Do Androids Dream? Collage Workshop

Nov 24th | 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Explore Sci-fi and Surrealism with artist Anayansi Ricketts and create collages that re-imagine futuristic life as it could be.
Explore Sci-fi and Surrealism with artist Anayansi Ricketts and create collages that re-imagine futuristic life as it could be.
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Smart Machines: 5 Articles About A.I. Smart Machines: 5 Articles About A.I.

By Kelly
There are many scenarios about the role artificial intelligence will play in our future. But what does our future with A.I. really hold?
There are many scenarios about the role artificial intelligence will play in our future. But what does our future with A.I. really hold?
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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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Shop the #OBOC Online Store Shop the #OBOC Online Store

Shop for shirts, mugs, totes and phone cases with CPL & #OBOC designs on them - part of your purchase will support our programming!
Shop for shirts, mugs, totes and phone cases with CPL & #OBOC designs on them - part of your purchase will support our programming!
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Radical Eyewear Radical Eyewear

Maker Lab, various dates and times
Imagine a world where the climate is different or interaction with screens is required 24/7. Design a protective eyewear prototype.
Imagine a world where the climate is different or interaction with screens is required 24/7. Design a protective eyewear prototype.
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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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Film Screening: Black Panther (2018) Film Screening: Black Panther (2018)

Dec 1st | 2:00pm - 4:15pm
See the tale of a superhero known as Black Panther and Wakanda, a technologically advanced country in Africa facing an uprising.
See the tale of a superhero known as Black Panther and Wakanda, a technologically advanced country in Africa facing an uprising.
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Drawing Space Noir Drawing Space Noir

Maker Lab, various dates & times
Master the pen tool with Inkscape. Learn to control the most powerful design tool by drawing a neo noir movie poster.
Master the pen tool with Inkscape. Learn to control the most powerful design tool by drawing a neo noir movie poster.
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Imagine the Future: Fiction Recommended… Imagine the Future: Fiction Recommended…

recommended by OneBookOneChicago
Go beyond the book with these fiction reads celebrating the One Book, One Chicago 2018-2019 theme of Imagine the Future.
Go beyond the book with these fiction reads celebrating the One Book, One Chicago 2018-2019 theme of Imagine the Future.
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Film Screening: The Matrix (1999) Film Screening: The Matrix (1999)

Dec 3rd | 2:00pm - 4:30pm
A hacker learns his world is a virtual-reality simulation run by malevolent machines, and joins a group of revolutionaries in this classic.
A hacker learns his world is a virtual-reality simulation run by malevolent machines, and joins a group of revolutionaries in this classic.
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The War of the Worlds - Live Radio Drama The War of the Worlds - Live Radio Drama

Celebrate the 80th anniversary of the infamous broadcast. Listen to The War of the Worlds from Locked Into Vacancy Entertainment.
Celebrate the 80th anniversary of the infamous broadcast. Listen to The War of the Worlds from Locked Into Vacancy Entertainment.
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Workshop: Create a Futuristic Collage Workshop: Create a Futuristic Collage

Nov 29th | 12:00pm - 12:30pm
Explore Sci-fi and Surrealism with artist Anayansi Ricketts. Create collages that re-imagine futuristic life as it could be.
Explore Sci-fi and Surrealism with artist Anayansi Ricketts. Create collages that re-imagine futuristic life as it could be.
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Science Fiction Board Game Night Science Fiction Board Game Night

Dec 4th | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Will you be on the side of the system, or will you infiltrate and join the resistance? Come play sci-fi board games with us and find out!
Will you be on the side of the system, or will you infiltrate and join the resistance? Come play sci-fi board games with us and find out!
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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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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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