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  1. Great Moves: Learning Chess Through History!

    March 5, 2019, 5:30 PM - May 14, 2019, 7:30 PM @ Ethel M. Gordon Oakland Park Library

    Youth and adults ages 5th grade and up. Registration required. National Scholastic Chess Foundation (NSCF) Instructor Chris Goldthorpe, will present a 10-week class featuring fun games, competitive play, lectures, and chess problem-solving strategies. The class is open to all students and interested adults. There is no pre-requisite other than a reading level of 5th grade and above. The class is for beginner through intermediate level players. "Great Moves" traces the development of chess from its origins in ancient India and takes the student on a far-ranging journey through the palaces of medieval and Renaissance Europe to the cafes of the Enlightenment and the dawn of the Industrial Age, with a focus on the leading personalities of the royal game and on their contributions to the understanding of it. These classes are made available through the generous support of the Friends of Ethel M. Gordon Oakland Park Library group.

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  2. Used Book Sale Presented by The Friends of the Ethel M. Gordon Oakland Park Library

    April 27, 2019, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Ethel M. Gordon Oakland Park Library

    The Friends of the Oakland Park Library invite everyone to shop for literary bargains at their “Used Book Sale” Friday, April 26 (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.) and Saturday, April 27 (10 a.m. to 3 p.m.) in the Marie Wright Room of the Ethel M. Gordon Oakland Park Library at 1298 NE 37 Street. A large volume of titles representing a diverse range of fiction and non-fiction are available in this clearance sale, as well as books on CD, music CD’s and DVD movies. Proceeds from the book sale are used to help fund Oakland Park Library programs and improvements. For more information on the Used Book Sale and other library activities, please call your hometown library at 954-630-4370.

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