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All Events

  • Board Meeting
    Thursday, July 16, 2015 - 7:30pm
    Civic Room

    Regular Monthly Meeting of the Board of Trustees.

  • Gentle Yoga
    Friday, July 17, 2015 - 10:30am
    Pollak Room AB

    Yoga instructor Olga Rudiak leads a series of yoga sessions for improved physical strength, relaxation and mental clarity. Exercises are done in a chair or standing not on the floor.

  • Hackers (grades 4-8)
    Friday, July 17, 2015 - 3:30pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    It's not what you think! A hacker is someone who enjoys building, rebuilding, and modifying software; someone who enjoys testing limits and seeing what is possible. In this program, we will be exploring more advanced circuitry - parallel circuits, multifunction circuits, and series circuits!

    This program is made possible by the generous donation from PotashCorp.
    Friday, July 17, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

  • Live Jazz Concert: Judy Roberts and Greg Fishman
    Friday, July 17, 2015 - 7:30pm

    Chicago jazz institution, vocalist/pianist Judy Roberts returns to the library for a live concert accompanied by husband Greg Fishman, flute/sax. A favorite at Chicago's Jazz Showcase and perennial at the Monterey Jazz Festival, see them here for free!

  • Writing Workshop
    Saturday, July 18, 2015 - 2:00pm
    Civic Room

    Kathleen Anne Fleming presents a workshop on characterization. She has led workshops throughout the Midwest and is the author of three mystery novels.

  • Puppet Place - Peter Rabbit
    Saturday, July 18, 2015 - 2:00pm

    The Tale of Peter Rabbit (For Families)
    Beatrix Potter’s story of a little bunny boy who disregards his mother’s advice and ventures into Farmer McGregor’s garden. In the garden he meets a friendly scarecrow, finds lots of yummy vegetables, and almost gets caught and put into a rabbit pie. He finally realizes why it is best to listen to one’s parents.

  • Piano Concert: Mark Damisch
    Sunday, July 19, 2015 - 2:00pm

    Mark Damisch returns to the auditorium to kick off his 40th anniversary tour of 16 countries, including on in the White House of Russia. He will perform works by Copland, Chopin, Gershwin, and Barber.

  • Monday Movers (walkers up to 24 months)
    Monday, July 20, 2015 - 10:30am
    Story Corner

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

  • Summer Storytime (Ages 2-5)
    Tuesday, July 21, 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.

  • Games Outside the Box (all ages)
    Tuesday, July 21, 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 - Cup Stacking Challenge
    July 21 - Legos
    July 28 - Catapult Challenge