Discussion Group

Kids Write Away Redux

Thursday, July 18, 2019 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Grades 4-6. Registration Required.

Want to become the next famous author? Join us for one or all three classes this summer! The themes for each class are, "Unforgettable Book Titles," "To Prologue or Not to Prologue," and "Memorable First Lines."

Registration starts May 28th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts June 3rd. Priority for Kids programs is given to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.
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Kids World
7088672298
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Anonymous Teen Writers

Thursday, July 18, 2019 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm
Writers in grades 7 - 12 are invited to join in on a weekly hour and a half of socializing, discussion, and, of course, writing! Share your poems and stories in a supportive space or listen to others read.
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Answers Desk
7088672299
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Teen Music Club

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 -
4:00pm to 6:00pm
Music fans of all levels in grades 7-12 are invited to hang out with friends and geek out about music. During each session, we'll talk about music, write songs, learn some instruments, and make recordings in the Workshop studio. Bring your ideas, instruments, and friends.
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Answers Desk
7088672299
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Anonymous Teen Writers

Thursday, July 25, 2019 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm
Writers in grades 7 - 12 are invited to join in on a weekly hour and a half of socializing, discussion, and, of course, writing! Share your poems and stories in a supportive space or listen to others read.
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Answers Desk
7088672299
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Anonymous Teen Writers

Thursday, August 1, 2019 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm
Writers in grades 7 - 12 are invited to join in on a weekly hour and a half of socializing, discussion, and, of course, writing! Share your poems and stories in a supportive space or listen to others read.
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Answers Desk
7088672299
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Civil War Discussion

Saturday, August 3, 2019 -
10:00am to 11:30am
Join Tom DeFranco for a monthly discussion of Civil War related books, events and historical figures.
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Answers Desk
7088672299
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Adult Book Discussion: The Garden of Small Beginnings

Monday, August 5, 2019 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
This month's Adult Book Discussion book will be The Garden of Small Beginnings by Abbi Waxman.

Three years after her husband's death, Lilian is getting her life back on track by taking a gardening class. With the help of her kids, her sister, a patient instructor and a quirky group of gardeners she'll learn that into every life a little sun must shine, whether you want it to or not.

Copies of the book are available in regular and large type. Loans will also be available in audio and eBook formats. Join us for a lively discussion.
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Answers Desk
7088672299
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Adult Book Discussion: The Garden of Small Beginnings

Tuesday, August 6, 2019 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm
This month's Adult Book Discussion book will be The Garden of Small Beginnings by Abbi Waxman.

Three years after her husband's death, Lilian is getting her life back on track by taking a gardening class. With the help of her kids, her sister, a patient instructor and a quirky group of gardeners she'll learn that into every life a little sun must shine, whether you want it to or not.

Copies of the book are available at the Library Services Desk one month before the discussion. If you are new to the club, please consider attending the Monday evening session.
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Answers Desk
7088672299
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Garden Club

Wednesday, August 7, 2019 -
6:00pm to 7:00pm

Join us to talk about bulbs, bushes, berries, and begonias.

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Answers Desk
7088672299
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Polish Heritage Book Club: Marie Curie and Her Daughters

Thursday, August 8, 2019 -
3:00pm to 4:30pm
Join us every other month for an English-language book discussion group focused on literature related to Poland and Polish culture.

This month we'll read Marie Curie and Her Daughters: The Private Lives of Science's First Family by Shelley Emling. Focusing on the first family in science, this biography of Marie Curie plumbs the recesses of her relationships with her two daughters, extraordinary in their own right, and presents the legendary scientist to us in a fresh way.

Books are available to borrow at the Library Services Desk one month before our meeting.
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Answers Desk
7088672299
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