Celebrate Craft Brewing Week (May 12 - May 20) with us! We'll explore the basics of homebrewing, swap microbrews, learn from industry representatives, and more.  Please note: Alcohol will not be consumed on library property; enjoy beverages at offsite events!  

RS= Reserve your spot 


DIY Flight Boards RScraft brewing week

Create your own flight board for sampling beverages.

Saturday, May 12, 2:00-3:30pm, Collaboratory


Meet the Brewers RS

Representatives from Goose Island, Half Acre, Hopewell, Publican Brand, and the Cicerone program discuss their experiences with brewing in Chicago.

Monday, May 14, 7:00-8:30pm, Pollak Room


Homebrewing Kombucha RS

Learn how to homebrew your own kombucha, a trendy fermented tea with probiotics.

Tuesday, May 15, 7:00-8:30pm, Pollak Room


Granite City Tasting & Tour RS

Take a guided tour of Granite City and learn about different types of craft beer. Tour will include a tasting.

Wednesday, May 16, 7:00-8:30pm, Granite City Food & Brewery in Northbrook 


Craft Beer Swap RS

Bring your favorite microbrew six pack and leave with a variety to try at home.

Friday, May 18, 7:00-8:30pm, Pollak Room


Craft Brewing Workshop RS

Register to take a hands-on workshop about homebrewing with Macushla Brewing.

Sunday, May 20, 12:00-3:00pm, Macushla Brewing, 1516 E. Lake Ave., Glenview (Located behind Gigi's Closette)