On December 3, 1818, Illinois became the 21st state in the Union. This November, we are celebrating the Illinois Bicentennial, and we invite you to join us at these programs that honor the history of our great state.
Illinois Birthday Bash (Grades K-12)
Celebrate the 200th birthday of our great state with performer and historian Terry Lynch, who will keep you entertained as he presents
the history of the Prairie state in a game-like atmosphere.
Tuesday, November 6, 4:00-4:45pm, Pollak Room | Reserve a spot
Native American Tribes of Illinois
Learn about the history of the Native American tribes in Illinois.
Monday, November 12, 7:00-8:00pm, Pollak Room | Reserve a spot
Illinois at 200
Hosted by William Pack, this entertaining program combines 200 years of Illinois history with storytelling, trivia and prizes. It’s guaranteed to be fun and informative, with a dash of the odd and unusual.