Campfire Tales Club: Green Angel

Wednesday, June 26, 2024, 6:30-7:30 PM.

Escape the ordinary with monthly discussions of science fiction, fantasy, and horror novellas. This month's book is Green Angel by Alice Hoffman.

Model Building for Young People

Wednesdays, June 26, July 17 & August 21, 6:30 - 7:30 PM.

Join others who are interested in model building. Learn new skills and techniques. Work on your own project and get advice on making your project look it's very best. For modelers ages 8-17.

Chess Club

Wednesday, June 26, 6:00 - 7:00 PM.

Join our bi-weekly chess club for a few games in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere for high school aged players and older. No experience required.

Summer Window Cling Fling

Wednesday, June 26, 1:00 - 4:30 PM.

Drop in to welcome summer in style and help us transform the Workshop's windows with DIY window clings. All ages welcome!

Lilly Pulitzer Portrayal

Wednesday, June 26, 1:00-2:30 PM.

Leslie Goddard portrays designer Lilly Pulitzer who, in the 1960s, changed fashion with her carefree shift dresses in whimsical bold patterns.

Backpacking Basics

Tuesday, June 25, 7:00-8:00 PM.

Have you wanted to up your camping trips to backpacking ones? Did you know there is a difference? Emily Kenny, who has backpacked in multiple states and countries, will share the basics you need to consider before you head out to the backcountry.

Senior Chair Exercise

Tuesdays, June, July & August, 11:00 - 11:30 AM.

Mobility issues shouldn’t stop you from staying active. Join fitness instructor Jen Adams for a chair exercise program for seniors ages 60 and up.

Color By Day: June

June, 2024. Ages 12 & under.

Color your way through June with a color by number art project that is fun for all skill levels. Kits available for pickup starting May 27th. While supplies last.

Lego Day

Monday, June 24, 5:00-6:00 PM. Ages 4-7 with an adult.

Using the Library’s Lego collection, let’s have fun building a display for the Kids World display.

Prevent Falling Injuries

Monday, June 24, 1:00-2:30 PM.

Occupational therapist and Fall Prevention Coalition member with the University of Illinois, Dina Kartsonas shares tips on fall prevention.

Dave DiNaso’s Traveling World of Reptiles

Saturday, June 22, 10:00-11:15 AM. Ages 12 & under (7 & under with an adult)

Get an up-close view of amphibians and reptiles in Dave DiNaso's humorous presentation with live animals.

Mobile Device Help

Have a phone or tablet and need help getting started? Need advanced help with an app? Sign up for personalized individual help!

DIY Teen Button Making

Fridays, June 21 & 28, 12:00 - 5:00 PM.

Every Friday in June, drop into the Teen Space at Eisenhower to make your own pinback buttons or magnets using the Library's button presses.

World War Women

Thursday, June 20, 6:00-8:00 PM.

From organizing the Resistance, to blowing up rail tracks, descrambling German Enigma messages, and flying dangerous missions, World War Women tells some of the most important, yet often forgotten victories of WWII.

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.

Board Game Night

Tuesday, June 18, 7:00-8:30 PM.

Game Night! Drop in to play some tabletop board games from the Library's growing collection at the Library or bring your own favorite games to share.

Senior Chair Exercise

Tuesdays, June, July & August, 11:00 - 11:30 AM.

Mobility issues shouldn’t stop you from staying active. Join fitness instructor Jen Adams for a chair exercise program for seniors ages 60 and up.

Pen and Ink Writers Group

Mondays, June 17, July 15 & August 19, 7:00 - 8:30 PM.

The Pen and Ink Writers Group gathers at the Library each month to read short stories, poems or essays, all inspired by a common theme.

Knitting 101

Saturdays, June 15 & 22, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM. Ages 16 and up.

If you wanted to try knitting, but were nervous to try it out, this is the class for you.

Family English Language Social Hour

Fridays, June 14, July 12 & August 16, 2:00 - 3:00 PM

Join us for an hour of casual conversation with other families who are learning English. No lessons, just a place to practice your English skills, and a place for children to meet and connect with other kids.

DIY Teen Button Making

Fridays, June 14, 21 & 28, 12:00 - 5:00 PM.

Every Friday in June, drop into the Teen Space at Eisenhower to make your own pinback buttons or magnets using the Library's button presses.

Biomimicry: Looking to Nature to Solve Today’s Problems

Thursday, June 13, 6:30-7:30 PM.

How did a kingfisher improve a high speed train? How has a gecko helped astronauts? Are hedgehogs helping reduce the chance of concussions? Naturalist Kim White will answer these questions and more with the help of some accompanying animal ambassadors.