Friends Book Nook Saturdays

Saturday, September 21, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 4:20 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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Drop-In Chess

Saturday, September 21, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Play chess on Saturday mornings in the Youth Services Department. This unsupervised drop-in time is for ages 5-14. Children under age 7 must be accompanied by an adult. No registration required.

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Note for Note Music Series: KAIA String Quartet

Saturday, September 21, 2019 - 2:00 PM

NOTE FOR NOTE  Music Series

KAIA String Quartet will perform a classical music concert as a part of the Note for Note music series on Saturday September 21st at 2:00 PM.  Kaia String Quartet is a Chicago-based ensemble devoted to capturing...

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Online Privacy

Saturday, September 21, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Learn tips and tricks to help protect your online privacy while you browse the internet, use social media, and join public Wi-Fi networks.  

Registration is not required, but if you would like an email reminder, please sign up with your email a...

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Film showing & discussion: Green Book (2018)

Sunday, September 22, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM

Bob Coscarelli introduces the film Green Book and leads a discussion after the showing.

When Tony Lip (Viggo Mortensen), a bouncer from an Italian-American neighborhood in the Bronx, is hired to drive Dr. Don Shirley (Mahershala Ali), a world...

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Fall Tales for Tots

Monday, September 23, 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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Fall Storytime Live!

Monday, September 23, 2019 - 10:45 AM to 11:15 AM

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-reading...

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Intermediate French

Monday, September 23, 2019 - 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Intermediate French - Successful completion of Beginning French is required to register for this class


Class meets 9/23, 10/7, 10/14, 10/21, 10/28 11/4

Registration Required


Mediascape Room

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Storytime, Milk, and Cookies at Panera

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 9:30 AM to 10:00 AM

Meet up at Panera in Highland Park (1853 N. 2nd St.) for a special storytime, milk, and cookies. Children ages 2 - 5, parents and caregivers are invited the 4th Tuesday of the month, 9:30 - 10:00 am. 

Registration Required

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Learn to Play Canasta

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Learn to Play Canasta

Registration Required


Class meets 9/10, 9/17, 9/24, 10/1, 10/8, 10/15

Youth Services Teen Area

Please contact Jayme X120 for assistance