Mobile Museum of Tolerance

July 18 - 22, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM.

Visit the Mobile Museum of Tolerance, an initiative of the Simon Wiesenthal Center, bringing world-class learning experiences to communities across the state of Illinois. In the museum, learn about how ordinary citizens stood up against oppression in Nazi Germany and how people today can take an active role in preventing hate and promoting tolerance.

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We Were Liars by E. Lockhart

When Candace Sinclair was fifteen, something terrible happened, giving her a head injury that causes excruciating headaches. But Candace doesn’t remember what that thing was.

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Adaptive Hour

Sunday, July 10, 12:00 - 1:00 PM. Ages 12 & Under.

Families with children 12 and under who have a diagnosis or disability are invited to visit the Kids World Department for a special hour exclusively for you! Kids will be able to do crafts, explore Kids World. and meet other families in this special before-hours program!

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The Heart Principle by Helen Hoang

Violinist Anna Sun is staggering under her cascading problems. She’s blocked musically and can’t perform in public, let alone in the recording studio. Her therapist is calling out her tricks for masking and pushing Anna to create boundaries with her parents and sister.

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Voting Information

Visit our library blog to find some important information about the June 28th, 2022 Gubernatorial Primary Election including how to find out where and when to cast your ballot, how to participate in early voting, how to request a mail-in …

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The Plain Janes by Cecil Castellucci and Jim Rugg

About 15 years ago, Cecil Castellucci and Jim Rugg published The Plain Janes and its sequel, Janes in Love, through Minx, a young adult imprint of DC Comics. They were a bit ahead of their time. The graphic novels were critical darlings but sales were slow.

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Book a Listener

Thursday, July 07, 5:00 - 8:00 PM. Ages 12 & under.

Read out loud to a librarian in an individual session geared towards readers who are not confident at grade level. Be sure to bring something to read.

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Anonymous Teen Writers Group

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

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

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Finger Paint Picture Frames

Thursday, July 07, 4:00 PM. Ages 3-6 with an Adult.

Let’s get messy and make some art! Join us on Zoom to listen to some stories and use your fingers to paint a picture frame.

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U Make: Magic Watercolor Art

Wednesday, July 06, 6:00 PM. Ages 12 and under, 7 and under with an adult.

Draw with wax and see your art appear like magic at the touch of your brush! Pick up your craft supplies one week before the program and join us in making magic watercolor art on Zoom.

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Can You Solve the Mystery?

A new mystery picture has appeared in Kids World! Drop into the library this summer to see if you can discover what it is by revealing the picture one square at a time.

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Tuesday Night Acoustic Jam

Tuesday, July 05, 12, 19, 26, & August 02, 6:30 PM.

Join us for five Tuesday evening acoustic jam sessions. Bring your guitar, ukulele, harmonica, or other acoustic instrument to play along or enjoy the performances of others. No amps, no mics, just fun.

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Facebook Movie Night: Hook, Line and Sinker

Monday, July 04, 2022, 7:00 PM.

Join us on our Facebook page every Monday night at 7:00 PM for an online screening of a classic movie. This week we’re watching the Wheeler and Woolsey comedy Hook, Line and Sinker.

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