Halloween Horrors: The Hunger by Alma Katsu

Evil is invisible, and it is everywhere.

That is the only way to explain the series of misfortunes that have plagued the wagon train known as the Donner Party. Depleted rations, bitter quarrels, and the mysterious death of a little …


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Jack Wilson Fingerpicking Guitar

Sunday, November 08, 2:00 PM

Your jaw will drop with amazement as fingerstyle guitarist Jack Wilson plays a full band's worth of music on solo guitar in an online performance. Don't miss his virtuosic renditions of rock, R&B, country, blues, and jazz classics.

Enjoy the show on Zoom at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87900565067 or phone in at 312-626-6799. Webinar ID: 879 0056 5067.

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Jacqui Castle Named 2020 Indie Author of the Year

The Indie Author Project partners with curators and libraries across the U.S. and Canada to find the best indie-published books each year. The 2020 Indie Author of the Year, Jacqui Castle, won the top prize with her dystopian science fiction …


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Virtual Cooking with Chef Michael Niksic: Chili

This episode will be available Saturday, November 7th 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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BYO Book Club Recommendations

At the last meeting of the Bring Your Own Book Club, a bunch of book lovers chatted about the books we’ve all been reading lately. Looks like we’ll be doing it again on October 9th if you’d like to join …


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2020 Booker Prize Shortlist

Diane Cook, Tsitsi Dangarembga, Avni Doshi, Maaza Mengiste, Douglas Stuart, and Brandon Taylor have been announced as the six authors shortlisted for the 2020 Booker Prize for Fiction which aims to promote the finest in fiction by rewarding the best …


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FT & McKinsey 2020 Business Book of the Year Shortlist

Presented by Financial Times and funded by the the management consultancy firm McKinsey & Compan, the Business Book of the Year Award, first presented in 2005, goes to the book that provides “the most compelling and enjoyable” insight into modern …


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Virtual Cooking with Chef Michael Niksic: Salad Dressings

This episode will be available Saturday, October 31st 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 meal. Join us every Saturday at noon for a new installment of Chef Niksic's fun and informative series of video cooking lessons.

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52 Nature Craft Projects

Nature-based craft ideas can be a bit repetitive, with a parade of simple terrariums, wreaths, and flower pressings. While those crafts do make an appearance among the 52 crafts in this book, it is the fresh ideas that have the …


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Halloween Trivia Night

Thursday, October 29, 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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Savory Scandinavian Smörgåsbord

Wednesday, October 28, 6:00 PM.

Enjoy a culinary tour through Denmark, Sweden and Norway with Camille Stagg. In online chat, she’ll discuss hearty, Nordic cuisines, describe winter holiday customs, and share recipes including Danish smörrebröd (open-face sandwiches); Swedish pea soup, and rum pudding with red berry sauce.

Join us on Zoom at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88501696145 or by dialing in at 312-626-6799. Meeting ID: 885 0169 6145.

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Crochet a Seasonal Doily

Wednesdays in October, 3:00 PM.

Every Wednesday in October we'll work on a doily decoration, Marsha Glassner's "Boo!" pattern, available as a free download on Ravelry. The pattern uses #10 crochet thread and a #7 (1.65 mm) hook, but many of us plan to use #3 crochet thread and a D (3.5 mm) or E (3.75 mm) hook which will create a larger project. Join us each week to share your progress on this or any other fiber based projects you are currently working on.

Join our Zoom meeting at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88908552227?pwd=QzJSZU1hakJ5ZDlLSE9Dc3RUZUZRZz09 or phone in at 312-626-6799. Meeting ID: 889 0855 2227. Passcode: 085116.

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Zumba for Adults

Tuesdays in October, 10:00 AM.

Join Zumba instructor Jen Adams for pretty much the most awesome workout ever. Dance to great music with your neighbors and burn a ton of calories without even realizing it. Please contact the library for a waiver prior to your first class.

Join us on Zoom at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84796020193 or by dialing in at 312-626-6799. Meeting ID: 847 9602 0193.

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