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Coming Together in Niles Township: 2019 text only

Events sponsored by the Oakton Community College Library

Events sponsored by the Oakton Community College Library   
Celebrating Polish Culture

 
Coming Together Skokie and Niles Township is a community-wide celebration of our many cultures. In 2019 we spotlight Polish culture featuring book discussions, films, lectures, special events, and more.

Book Discussion: The Best Polish Restaurant in Buffalo
Thursday, March 7, 2019, 11:00 AM
Oakton Community College, Skokie Campus, Room C140
Join Oakton Librarians in discussing this charming novel by William Kowlaski, which starts with the immigration of 16-year-old Aniela from Poland, then traces her life in Buffalo, New York, raising a family, and running a successful restaurant..

The Polish Immigrant Experience
Monday, March 11, 2019, 4:00 PM
Oakton Community College, Des Plaines Campus, Room 1605
Hear the personal immigration stories of Oakton professors: adjunct professor of Polish, Aleksandra Majkowska-Smith, math professor, Dorota Zak, and adjunct professor of math, Jadwiga Cyparska.

Festival of Polish Culture
Thursday, March 14, 2019, 12:00 - 4:00 PM
Oakton Community College, Skokie Campus, Room A145-152
Join the Oakton Community to celebrate Polish culture with food, music, and more!

Ida: Film Screening
Monday, March 25, 2019, 6:00 PM
Oakton Community College, Des Plaines Campus, Room 1608

Thursday, March 28, 2019, 7:00 PM
Oakton Community College, Skokie Campus, Room A152

See Ida, directed by Pawel Pawlikowski, the first Polish film to win the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language film (2015). Shown in conjunction with Oakton's Modern Language Film Festival.

Visit comingtogether.in for a full list of Coming Together in Skokie events

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