Americans and the Holocaust

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - 10:30 AM

Northwestern University history professor Daniel Greene recently curated an exhibition on Americans' response to the Holocaust for the US Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. The exhibition examines what Americans knew about the persecut...

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Pizza Tasting!

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM

Who has the best pizza in town? We're about to find out. Kids entering 6th-8th grade are welcome to join us in a blind taste test to find the best pizza around. Registration is required and begins on Thursday, June 27. Middle School students ONLY....

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Summer Tales for Tots

Thursday, July 18, 2019 - 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM

For ages 2 1/2 to 3 1/2 with parent or caregiver. Location: Meeting Room.
Give your preschooler a head start with this program packed with great stories, puppets, flannel boards, music, and rhymes.  Share this storytime together and build languag...

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Friends Book Nook Thursdays

Thursday, July 18, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM

Drop by the lower level to purchase gently used books, audiobooks, cds, dvds, vhs tapes and record albums!

On non-Book Nook days a smaller selection of books are available for purchase from the Book Nook shelves on the lower and main levels.


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Summer Storytime Live!

Thursday, July 18, 2019 - 1:30 PM to 2:00 PM

For ages 3 1/2 to 6.  Location: Meeting Room. Drop off your independent preschoolers or kindergartners in the Meeting Room for a special storytime! Let them enjoy great stories, puppets, flannel boards, music, and activities that foster pre-readi...

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Ozobots in Orbit

Thursday, July 18, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Kids, bring a grown up to work together to program the Library’s tiny robots to take an imaginary journey into space. Can you make an Ozobot countdown ten seconds before takeoff?  Could you get one to fly to the Moon and back or orbit the Earth...

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Library on the Loose: Ravinia Food Truck Thursdays

Thursday, July 18, 2019 - 4:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Feed your mind!  Look for us at the Ravinia District Food Truck Thursdays. We will be there to answer your library questions, register residents for library cards, hand out free books and more!  Click for more information about Food Truck Thursd...

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SCORE Chicago Mentoring

Thursday, July 18, 2019 - 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Register for a one-on-one mentoring session with a North Cook and Lake Counties SCORE counselor at

SCORE counselors are successful executives and business owners who can help you on a wide variety of busine...

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Get Healthy with Technology

Thursday, July 18, 2019 - 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Join us to get familiar with the many apps and wearable devices that can help you track your steps, practice good sleep hygiene, calm your mind with mediation, motivate you with great music, and more! Registration is not required, but if you would...

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