Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?

Imagine the Future with us as we read Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? in 2018-2019.

Imagine the Future: Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?

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Are you learning English as a second language? Practice your English skills at a science fiction book discussion or film screening.
Mar 28th | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Imagine a world where the climate is different or interaction with screens is required 24/7. Design prototype of eyewear of the future.
Women sci-fi authors haven't always gotten the recognition they deserve, but that's changing. Betsy recommends some award-winning titles.
by Betsy
Apr 3rd | 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Come see 2010, a sequel to "2001: A Space Odyssey," with astronauts on a mission to locate the spacecraft Discovery and its crew.
Angie recommends some of her favorite books exploring the worlds of time travel.
by Angie
Apr 3rd | 6:00pm - 7:15pm
Physicist Dirk K. Moor discusses the physical laws and concepts underlying the scientific advances portrayed in the Star Wars movies.
Shop for shirts, mugs, totes and phone cases with CPL & #OBOC designs on them - part of your purchase will support our programming!
Mar 28th | 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Imagine a world where the climate is different or interaction with screens is required 24/7. Design prototype of eyewear of the future.
Enjoy music inspired by our OBOC theme this year, curated by community radio station CHIRP Radio 107.1fm.
Apr 5th | 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Explore key sites in Loop innovation in transit, along with a conversation about the future of the Loop, with Max Grinnell.
Apr 5th | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Come see episodes of this classic sci-fi television show that imagines many possible futures!
Want to read more Afrofuturism? Why not start with these award winners, all written by women
by Betsy
While we're safe from asteroids on Earth--for now--these movies imagine what it would be like if a planetary disaster occurred.
by Felicia
Apr 6th | 11:00am - 12:00pm
Come look back at Uptown's past lives and how it continues to look into the future as a place with speculative plans and beloved history.
Explore climate fiction (or cli-fi) with these novels that explore the impact of climate change on our world.
Apr 6th | 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Take a look at different visions of Michigan Avenue from the past, and how changing lifestyles have transformed the future of this street.
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