Workshops and Events

This is a list of all of the workshops and events currently scheduled at both the Des Plaines campus library and the Skokie campus library.

For more detailed information on our Got Research? workshops, visit our Got Research? page.



Library Events


03/29/2017 - Student Book Club
Join our student book club discussion about the book "The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari: A Fable about Fulfilling Your Dreams and Reaching Your Destiny" by Robin Sharma.


04/05/2017 - China's Foreign Policy
Coming Together in Skokie and Niles Township Celebrates China. Join George Lungu, Oakton professor of political science, in a discussion of China's foreign policy and the challenges it poses to the American-led order.


04/05/2017 - Got Research? Library Workshop
Learn at this library workshop how to find the following information for your research online: reliable online sources, books and articles on your topic, and citation help.


04/05/2017 - Anatomy & Physiology Library Workshop
Learn at this library workshop how to find reliable Anatomy and Physiology online sources, books and articles on your topic, and citation help.


04/06/2017 - Got Research? Library Workshop
Learn at this library workshop how to find the following information for your research online: reliable online sources, books and articles on your topic, and citation help.


04/08/2017 - Got Research? Library Workshop
Learn at this library workshop how to find the following information for your research online: reliable online sources, books and articles on your topic, and citation help.


04/11/2017 - American Born Chinese Book Discussion
Coming Together in Skokie and Niles Township Celebrates China. Celebrate National Library Week with a book discussion about this graphic novel by Gene Luen Yang, national ambassador for Young People's Literature and MacArthur fellow.


04/13/2017 - Building Bridges Not Walls: How Judaic Studies Came to China
Coming Together in Skokie and Niles Township Celebrates China. Join Beverly Friend, emeritus faculty member, as she tells her personal story of how the friendship between her late husband and Professor Xu Xin of Nanjing University, who was teaching a course in American Jewish authors without actually knowing anyone Jewish, led to an explosion of Judaic studies in China.


04/19/2017 - Oakton Reads Jewish Literature
Join us for readings, lecture, and engaging group discussion about the book "The Golem and the Jinni" by Helene Wecker. Register at Alliance for Lifelong Learning.


04/20/2017 - Cite It Right! Library Workshop
This library workshop will teach you how to identify the relevant information needed for a citation and how to write the citation. Various citation formats will be discussed.


04/21/2017 - Got Research? Library Workshop
Learn at this library workshop how to find the following information for your research online: reliable online sources, books and articles on your topic, and citation help.


04/24/2017 - Cite It Right! Library Workshop
This library workshop will teach you how to identify the relevant information needed for a citation and how to write the citation. Various citation formats will be discussed.


04/26/2017 - Cite It Right! Library Workshop
This library workshop will teach you how to identify the relevant information needed for a citation and how to write the citation. Various citation formats will be discussed.


04/26/2017 - Student Book Club
Join our student book club discussion about the book "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time" by Mark Haddon.


04/26/2017 - Got Research? Library Workshop
Learn at this library workshop how to find the following information for your research online: reliable online sources, books and articles on your topic, and citation help.


05/01/2017 - Beautiful Minds: WordsWork
Join us for this open reading of poetry, fiction, and creative non-fiction. Light refreshments will be served.


05/02/2017 - Cite It Right! Library Workshop
This library workshop will teach you how to identify the relevant information needed for a citation and how to write the citation. Various citation formats will be discussed.


05/02/2017 - Cite It Right! Study Breakfast Library Workshop
This quick library workshop will teach you how to identify the relevant information needed for a citation and how to write the citation. Various citation formats will be discussed.


05/02/2017 - Cite It Right! Study Breakfast Library Workshop
This quick library workshop will teach you how to identify the relevant information needed for a citation and how to write the citation. Various citation formats will be discussed.


05/04/2017 - Got Research? Library Workshop
Learn at this library workshop how to find the following information for your research online: reliable online sources, books and articles on your topic, and citation help.