Kids Write Away Online

Thursday, November 19, 4:00 PM.
Grades 4-6.

Want to become the next famous author? Join us on Zoom video chat to participate in our social distancing writers group.

Register with an email address and we'll send the Zoom meeting link the evening before our discussion.

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Virtual Anonymous Teen Writers Group

Every Thursday, 4:00 - 5:30 PM.

Writers in grades 7 - 12 are invited to join in on a Zoom video chat for some socializing, discussion, and, of course, writing! Share your poems and stories in a supportive space or listen to others read.

Join the live chat at https://zoom.us/j/724545079 or phone in at 312-626-6799. Meeting ID: 724 545 079.

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Halloween Horrors: Day of the Dead

Day of the Dead, the third and concluding chapter in George Romero’s zombie trilogy is the most distinctly 1950s-style science fiction version of the lot.

Set in Florida, as the film begins the walking dead have taken over the world, …


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Kids Book and Craft Party

Wednesday, November 18, 6:00 PM. Ages 12 & under.

Join us for a craft party themed around books from our collection. Make two crafts with us as we chat about and read two of our favorite books on Zoom. Supplies will be available a week before the program. Call Kids World at 708-867-2298 for details.

Please register with an email address and we'll send the Zoom meeting link the evening before the event.

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Halloween Horrors: NOS4A2 by Joe Hill

Victoria McQueen has a secret gift for finding things: a misplaced bracelet, a missing photograph, answers to unanswerable questions. On her Raleigh Tuff Burner bike, she makes her way to a rickety covered bridge that, within moments, takes her wherever …


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Family Storytime

Tuesday, November 17, 10:30 AM.

Our online storytimes offer great opportunities for kids and families to learn and have fun. Family Storytime is designed for children of all ages and interests.

Register your family and we will email the Zoom link to you the evening before the program.

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When the Music Died: 50th Anniversary of the Beatles Breakup

Monday, November 16, 7:00 PM.

In April of 1970 the Beatles called it quits just six years after they exploded in America on the Ed Sullivan Show. In that brief period they became the world’s most iconic band. In an online discussion, music historian Gary Wenstrup explores the reasons it all fell apart 50 years ago.

Join us on Zoom at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82914758701 or phone in at 312-626-6799. Meeting ID: 829 1475 8701.

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Parent Social Hour

Monday, November 16, 6:00 PM.

Come chat and be friendly with fellow parents in our community in this open social hour on Zoom.

Register with an email address and we'll send the Zoom meeting link the evening before our discussion.

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Halloween Horrors: Suspiria

Suspiria (1977)A newcomer to a fancy ballet academy gradually comes to realize that the school is a front for something far more sinister and supernatural amidst a series of grisly murders. Suspiria is Italian Horror-master Dario Argento’s best-known and …


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Halloween Horrors: The Woman in Black by Susan Hill

Arthur Kipps is an up-and-coming London solicitor who is sent to Crythin Gifford–a faraway town in the windswept salt marshes beyond Nine Lives Causeway–to attend the funeral and settle the affairs of a client, Mrs. Alice Drablow of Eel Marsh …


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Virtual Cooking with Chef Michael Niksic: Jambalaya

This episode will be available Saturday, November 14th at 12:00 PM.

From Vegetarian Chili to French Chocolate Ice Cream, Chef Michael R. Niksic, The Food Mercenary, offers the know-how you need to impress your family and friends with a delicious …


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Halloween Horrors: White is for Witching by Helen Oyeyemi

There’s something strange about the Silver family house in the closed-off town of Dover, England. Grand and cavernous with hidden passages and buried secrets, it’s been home to four generations of Silver women—Anna, Jennifer, Lily, and now Miranda, who has …


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A Deadly Education by Naomi Novik

A Deadly Education is a dark school-of-magic book, where magic users are targeted by all the darker creatures of the world during their pubescent years. Their safest option is… not that safe: a boarding school literally set apart from the …


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Halloween Horrors: Tucker & Dale Vs. Evil

Shaun of the Dead meets Texas Chainsaw Massacre in this gory comedy about southern guys mistaken for hillbilly psychos by a group of college kids. As the misunderstanding grows, so does the body count!

Two lovable hillbillies are headed to …


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Virtual Anonymous Teen Writers Group

Every Thursday, 4:00 - 5:30 PM.

Writers in grades 7 - 12 are invited to join in on a Zoom video chat for some socializing, discussion, and, of course, writing! Share your poems and stories in a supportive space or listen to others read.

Join the live chat at https://zoom.us/j/724545079 or phone in at 312-626-6799. Meeting ID: 724 545 079.

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