Stay-at-Home Movie Party: Safety Last

Monday, September 14, 7:00 PM.

We may not be able to watch movies together right now but that doesn't mean we can't keep the screenings going. Join us on our Facebook page at 7:00 PM for an online screening of Harold Lloyd's astonishing stunt filled silent classic, Safety Last.


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Medicare 101

Monday, September 14, 6:30 PM.

Think you know your stuff? Put your knowledge to the test with our online trivia night. Join our Zoom video chat and we'll see who comes out on top. Outwit the other players to win a gift card to a local restaurant. Invite your friends!

Join us on Zoom at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85862175528 or by phoning in 312-626-6799. Meeting ID: 858 6217 5528.

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Interlibrary Loan is Back!

Beginning this week, we are once again able to request materials from other libraries in the SWAN library consortium. So visit the library catalog and start hitting that “place hold” button.

Due to quarantine procedures, delivery of requested materials may …


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Mudbound by Hillary Jordan

In 1946, Laura McAllan struggles to raise children without electricity or running water on her husband’s failing Mississippi Delta farm. As the war comes to an end, two young men return to work the land.

Jamie McAllan, Laura’s brother-in-law, is …


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Virtual Bus Trip: Rockefeller Chapel

Wednesday, August 12, 2020.

We can't take bus trips right now but, thanks to the internet, we can explore the world from the comfort of our homes. Every Wednesday, we're presenting a series of links to cultural institutions in Chicago and beyond.

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Virtual Trivia Night

Thursday, September 10, 7:00 PM.

Think you know your stuff? Put your knowledge to the test with our online trivia night. Join our Zoom video chat and we'll see who comes out on top. Outwit the other players to win a gift card to a local restaurant. Invite your friends!

Wrack your brain at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88388944558

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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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Family Yoga

Wednesday, September 09, 6:00 PM.
Ages 12 and under with an adult.

Join us for Family Yoga online! Local yoga instructor Jodi Fedoruk will share her yoga practice with young children and their adults. No experience necessary.

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

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Age Options Singalong Cafe

Wednesdays, July 15 - September 23, 1:00 PM.

Our friends at AgeOptions are working in collaboration with Sounds Good Choir, NFP to put on 15 FREE virtual Sing-along Cafes led by the Good Memories Choir for people with concerns about their memory and their care partners to sing together. This program is offered free of charge over Zoom.

When you register, you’ll receive information about each week’s sing-along theme and instructions on how to join the Zoom sessions!

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Family Storytime

Tuesday, September 08, 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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Stretch and Flow: Yoga with Jodi

Tuesdays in September, 9:00 AM.

Give yoga a try and discover what it can do for your body and mind. Build physical strength, increase flexibility, cope with stress and learn to focus on the present.

Join our live video chat on Zoom every Tuesday in September at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81177468360 or by calling 312-626-6799. Meeting ID: 811 7746 8360.

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I-Spy: The Letter C

How many things can you find that start with the letter C? Can you find more at your house? Can you send us a photo?

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Stay-at-Home Movie Party: Fear and Desire

Monday, September 07, 7:00 PM.

We may not be able to watch movies together right now but that doesn't mean we can't keep the screenings going. Join us on our Facebook page at 7:00 PM for an online screening of Stanley Kubrick's early films Fear and Desire and The Day of the Fight.

In Fear and Desire, four soldiers survive a plane crash behind enemy lines. They plan to build a raft to float back to friendly territory if they aren't distracted by young woman who stumbles across them and one soldier's need for revenge. Preceded by The short boxing documentary Day of the Fight.

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The Book of Longings by Sue Monk Kidd

“Lord our God, hear my prayer, the prayer of my heart. Bless the largeness inside me, no matter how I fear it. Bless my reed pens and my inks. Bless the words I write. May they be beautiful in your


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Eight Musician’s Autobiographies

What better way explore the history of popular music than through the words of those who experienced it first hand? Here’s eight great musician’s memoirs that allow singers, songwriters, and performers tell their own stories.

Cash by Johnny CashHe …


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The Sun Down Motel by Simone St. James

“The books I read were the dark kind—about scary things like disappearances and murders, especially the true ones. While other kids read J. K. Rowling, I read Stephen King. While other kids did history reports about the Civil War, I


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