June is Audiobook Month. Get to know a narrator

June 5, 2018

Do you love your audiobooks?  Whether you get the CDs, download them on Libby, or stream them on Hoopla, listening to a good narrator read a book can be transformative.  This profile from The Village Voice of award-winning narrator Grover Gardn...

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Horowitz On 'The Word Is Murder'

June 4, 2018

NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Anthony Horowitz about his new book The Word Is Murder.

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Tired of Lazy Summers?

June 1, 2018

Want to do more than lie around this summer?  Kids driving you crazy?  Come to the Library and learn something new!  The New Media Department is offering a wide assortment of adult tech classes in June, from Bitcoin and Blockchain to digitizin...

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Summer Reading 2018

May 29, 2018

Register preschool and elementary age children online here. For more information about our Summer Reading Club programs please call the Youth Services Desk at 847-681-7030 or read more here.

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Every Woman at the Polls

May 18, 2018

When Emily Taft (later known as Emily Taft Douglas, United States Representative at Large (Illinois), 1945-1947), visited a Ravinia book club in 1928 on behalf of the Illinois League of Women Voters, she accomplished her goal to org...

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The Great American Read

May 18, 2018

The Great American Read, a television series celebrating fiction, debuts Tuesday, May 22 at 8PM on PBS.  Hosted by Meredith Viera, the two-hour launch will kick off a fun and ambitious program to connect Americans from all walks of life throug...

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Film discussion with Dick Adler: Lady Bird (2017)

May 16, 2018

Join Dick Adler for an insightful discussion about the film Lady Bird  on Wednesday, May 16, at 7 p.m. in the Auditorium.

Nominated for numerous awards, including Best Picture and Best Director, this is a coming of age story about Christine ...

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Intro to Programming: Circuit Playground 

May 16, 2018

Circuit Playground is an all-in-one physical computing board.  This tiny board packs a lot of cool hardware like an Arduino-compatible microcontroller, NeoPixels, an accelerometer to detect forces, tilting, and taps, sensors for temperature, li...

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Note for Note Music Series: The New Zeitgeist.

May 5, 2018

The folk duo The New Zeitgeist will perform a blend of innovative folk roots, classic country and rock. 

The event will take place on Saturday, May 5, at 2 p.m., in the Auditorium. 

This program is partially funded by the HP Cultural Arts Comm...

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