Spanish Conversation Group

Tuesday, July 9, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Meet at the library for Spanish conversation. Former high school Spanish teacher, Graciella Napoles, facilitates the discussion. Conversational ability required.  Meets in the Alyce Brenner Room.  This is a drop-in event and no signup is necess...

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Tidying Up with Marie Kondo

Tuesday, July 9, 2019 - 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Learn the joys of tidying! Join us to watch clips to learn more about Marie Kondo’s organization methods and get hands on practice with her folding techniques. Registration is not required, but if you would like an email reminder, please sign up...

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Board of Trustees Meeting

Tuesday, July 9, 2019 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Board of Trustees Meeting - in the Meeting Room

Manet and Modern Beauty - Behind The Scenes of the Art Institute's New Exhibit

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Katie Kremnitzer, research associate in the department of European painting and sculpture at the Art Institute of Chicago, discusses the museum's exhibit, Manet and Modern Beauty, the first Art Institute exhibibtion devoted exculsively to Manet in...

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Summer 3D Printing Club

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Spend an hour using Tinkercad, CookieCaster or Sculptris to create your own 3D designs to submit for printing on the Library's 3D printer. Staff will be on hand to offer assistance.  Attendee must be between the ages of 9 Years and 13 Years old. ...

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Chicago Klezmer Ensemble

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 - 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Enjoy modern and traditional klezmer music. Chicago Klezmer Ensemble creates original interpretations and compositions. This program is part of the Chicago YIVO Society Summer Festival of Yiddish Culture.

The program will be held in the Adult Ser...

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Summer Tales for Tots

Thursday, July 11, 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 11, 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 11, 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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Earth Layers

Incredible Edible Earth (Ages 5-8)

Thursday, July 11, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Learn about the layers of Earth and the Moon with food! We'll build models using a cacophany of confections. Program will take place in the Meeting Room. Registration is required. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Registration req...

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