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The Golden Age of Science Fiction: Alec… The Golden Age of Science Fiction: Alec…

Nov 15th | 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Join author Alec Nevala-Lee and sci-fi critic Gary K. Wolfe for an engage discussion on the history and evolution of science fiction.
Join author Alec Nevala-Lee and sci-fi critic Gary K. Wolfe for an engage discussion on the history and evolution of science fiction.
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Speculative Urban Futures, Chicago Style Speculative Urban Futures, Chicago Style

Nov 15th | 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Chicago author and urbanologist Max Grinnell offers an overview of Windy City prognostications offered from the past 160 years, and today!
Chicago author and urbanologist Max Grinnell offers an overview of Windy City prognostications offered from the past 160 years, and today!
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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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Afrofuturism in SciFi and Fantasy Afrofuturism in SciFi and Fantasy

recommended by ChiPubLib_Adults
Fans of Black Panther, check out these classic and recent works of science fiction and fantasy.
Fans of Black Panther, check out these classic and recent works of science fiction and fantasy.
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Walking Tour: Hyde Park: Plans from the… Walking Tour: Hyde Park: Plans from the…

Nov 17th | 10:00am - 11:00am
Hyde Park was the site of the first major urban renewal plans in Chicago. Join a walking tour on past plans, and what's next for the area.
Hyde Park was the site of the first major urban renewal plans in Chicago. Join a walking tour on past plans, and what's next for the area.
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Film Screening: Black Panther (2018) Film Screening: Black Panther (2018)

Nov 17th | 1:00pm - 3:15pm
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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Chicago's Unbuilt Projects Chicago's Unbuilt Projects

Nov 17th | 2:00pm - 3:00pm
What do we want Chicago to be like in the future? Learn how past Chicagoans answered this question, and the plans that never were built.
What do we want Chicago to be like in the future? Learn how past Chicagoans answered this question, and the plans that never were built.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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