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Sunday 1 pm - 5 pm


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  • Monday Movers (walkers up to 24 months)
    Monday, June 29, 2015 - 10:30am

    Join us for a half hour of moving, singing, reading, and fun! For toddlers with a caregiver.

  • Town Hall Meeting with Represesntative Elaine Nekritz
    Monday, June 29, 2015 - 6:00pm
    Pollak Room AB

    Join Rep. Nekritz for a town hall meeting.

  • Raspberry Pi: RetroPie
    Monday, June 29, 2015 - 7:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    RESCHEDULED from 6/15. 12 and older. Raspberry Pi is an inexpensive, credit-card sized computer that you can plug into your tv or monitor and program! Get into Pi with this basic class on using the fun retro gaming console, RetroPie. Requires intermediate computer skills.

  • Summer Storytime (Ages 2-5)
    Tuesday, June 30, 2015 - 10:30am

    Tuesdays, June 9-July 28, 10:30-11 a.m.
    Wednesdays, June 10-July 29, 10:30-11 a.m.

  • Games Outside the Box (all ages)
    Tuesday, June 30, 2015 - 2:30pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Calling all Gamers, Techies, Engineers, Builders, Strategists, Creators, Geeks and Out-of-the-Box thinkers – it’s time to play! Each week we’ll be featuring a different game, program, hardware or toy. Stop by and let’s see what you can do!

    Tuesdays, June 16, 23, 30, 2:30-4:00 p.m.
    Tuesdays, July 7, 14, 21, 28, 2:30-4:00 p.m.

    June 16 - Circuits: snap circuits, MaKey MaKey, Arduino
    June 23 - Air Glider Challenge
    June 30 - Contraptions and Domino Races

    July 7 - Robotics
    July 14 - Catapult Challege
    July 21 - Legos
    July 28 - TBD

  • Pajama Stories (Families)
    Tuesday, June 30, 2015 - 6:30pm

    Put on your coziest pajamas and join us for a half hour of stories and fun!

  • Chicago YIVO - Irving Berlin: The Ultimate Immigrant
    Tuesday, June 30, 2015 - 7:00pm

    Charles Troy Multimedia Program: “Irving Berlin: The Ultimate Immigrant.”
    Berlin’s incredible story, from his entry into America at age 5, overcoming early poverty and musical illiteracy, to his emergence as our greatest American songwriter! Original graphics, edited audio tracks, video clips, and a scripted narrative that weaves the pertinent events into cohesive, dramatic story.

  • Summer Storytime (Ages 2-5)
    Wednesday, July 1, 2015 - 10:30am
    Story Corner

    Tuesdays, June 9-July 28, 10:30-11 a.m.
    Wednesdays, June 10-July 29, 10:30-11 a.m.

  • Wednesday Classic Film Series - Man of Steel
    Wednesday, July 1, 2015 - 1:00pm

    Henry Cavill stars as Superman in this first installment of the rebooted Superman franchise directed by Zack Snyder. A young boy learns that he has extraordinary powers and is not of this Earth. Clark Kent is forced to reveal his true identity when earth is invaded by an army of survivors who threaten to bring the planet to the brink of destruction.

    Presented in DCP
    Rated PG-13
    143 minutes

  • Chess Club
    Wednesday, July 1, 2015 - 7:00pm
    Pollak Room B

    Whether you're a skilled player looking for an opponent or a beginner interested in learning new skills, join our new weekly chess club and meet like-minded enthusiasts. Already on a chess team? Stop by and show us what you've got. Chess sets and clocks will be provided.