Beaucoup Fish by Underworld

When I was in college for my undergraduate degree, I had an incredibly tough first year. I would go to the park near my dorm, lie on the grass and stare up at the trees and listen Beaucoup Fish by …


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Stay-at-Home Movie Party: D.O.A.

Monday, June 29, 7:00 PM.

The library may be closed but that doesn't mean we can't keep the movie screenings going. Join us on our Facebook page at 7:00 PM for an online screening of the classic of Film Noir, D.O.A.

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2020 Triangle Award Winners

The Publishing Triangle recently announced the winners of the Triangle Awards, honoring the best LGBTQ fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and trans literature. Founded in 1988, The Publishing Triangle works to create and support a sense of community for lesbian and gay …


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Virtual Bus Trip: Cantigny Park

Wednesday, May 27, 2020.

We can't go on bus trips but we can travel virtually. Join us as we visit Chicago and beyond. Today we're taking a virtual bus trip to Cantigny Park.

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2020 Edgar Award Winners

The Edgar Allan Poe Awards (popularly called the Edgars) are presented every spring by the Mystery Writers of America to honor the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction, television, and film. Lists of all the nominees are available on the Edgar …


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Kids Write Away Online

Thursday, June 25, 4:00 - 5:00 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.

Join the writing at https://zoom.us/j/95865205889 or phone in: 312-626-6799
Meeting ID: 958 6520 5889. Password: 041174.

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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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Digital Crafty Hour

Thursday, June 25, 2:00 PM.

What arts and crafts have you been working on at home? Every other Thursday, chat online with Eisenhower's Workshop team and other crafters in the the community to show off your handiwork and solve crafting dilemmas.

Join us on Zoom at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81675693719 or phone in: 312-626-6799. Meeting ID: 816 7569 3719.

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Books for Fans of Normal People

The 12-part adaptation of Sally Rooney’s Normal People seems to be a legitimate hit for Hulu. The show and the novel track the lives of two people who, despite, changing lives, are always irresistibly drawn back together.

Whether you loved …


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The Long Goodbye

Have you ever read a Raymond Chandler book? Well, if you have not I recommend you spend the time to meet the fictional private investigator Phillip Marlowe in The Long Goodbye. You can read the 1953 classic through Libby/Overdrive and follow up with 1973 Robert Altman feature film starring Elliott Gould, available to stream on Hoopla.
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The House in the Cerulean Sea by T.J. Klune

As a caseworker for the Department in Charge of Magical Youth, Linus Baker’s reports are impeccable; nothing but clinical observations about the state of the government-run homes where “gifted” children reside. This is why Extremely Upper Management increases his security …


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Online Family Yoga

June 01, 08, 15 & 22, 6:00 - 7:00 PM.
Ages 12 and under with an adult.
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Join us for Family Yoga on Zoom! Jodi Fedoruk, registered Yoga teacher will be leading our first yoga program online.

Register now and then join us on Zoom.


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Devolution by Max Brooks

When Kate Holland’s brother Frank approached Max Brooks with a tale about a volcanic eruption, a hi-tech-back-to-nature planned community, a Bigfoot massacre, and his missing sister’s journal, the author of World War Z wondered why Frank thought he would be …


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