Virtual Bring Your Own Book Club

Friday, October 22, 3:30 PM.

Our BYO Book Club is going back online! Have a favorite book or two (or four) you'd like to share with fellow readers and librarians? Drop into our virtual book club to tell us about them!

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Book Match

Find a book you’ll love with the help of your librarians.

Answer a few quick questions about your favorite reading experiences and we’ll get to work on a personalized book recommendation just for you. Once we’re sure we have a great suggestion for you, you’ll receive a message letting you know that your book is ready to pick up or download.


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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.

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Harvest Moon and Star Theater

Wednesday, October 20, 7:00 PM.

Take a peek through our telescopes at the beautiful October full moon. We'll discuss basic star and planet identification and, if the skies are clear, look for Jupiter, Saturn, and Venus!

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Crochet a Tapestry Basket

Wednesdays in October, 3:00 - 4:30 PM.

Each Wednesday in October we'll learn tapestry crochet to create a pumpkin basket using Desert Blossom Crafts' Pumkin Basket pattern.  Join us every week to share your progress on this or any other fiber based projects you are currently working on.

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Family Storytime

Tuesday, October 19, 10:30 AM.

Storytimes offer great opportunities for kids and families to learn and have fun. Family Storytime is designed for children of all ages and interests. You may request a Storytime Kit with items that can be used with all of our storytimes.

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Pen & Ink Writers Group

Monday, August 16, 7:00 PM.

The Pen and Ink Writers Group gathers on the third Monday of each month to read short stories, poems or essays, all inspired by a common theme. Build up your writing skills through practice, presentation and positive critique.

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Thirteen Dark Nights: The Big Combo

Monday, October 18, 7:00 PM.

Whether you’re a private eye or a femme fatale, join us on our Facebook page Mondays at 7:00 PM this fall for a series of thirteen online screenings of classic Film Noir movies. This week, The Big Combo starring Cornel Wilde.

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My Favorite Lines: Reading in the Garden

Friday, October 15, 3:30 PM.

Bring a meaningful passage or two from your favorite books or poems to share aloud. In the library's garden, we'll exchange ideas, talk books, and enjoy the sunshine. Please wear your mask and keep socially distanced.

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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.

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U Make: Endless Color Fidget Cube

Wednesday, October 13, 6:00 PM. Ages 8-12.

Amaze your friends and family! We will walk through the step-by-step instructions together on Zoom to make this toy. Hours of fun!

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Crochet a Tapestry Basket

Wednesdays in October, 3:00 - 4:30 PM.

Each Wednesday in October we'll learn tapestry crochet to create a pumpkin basket using Desert Blossom Crafts' Pumkin Basket pattern.  Join us every week to share your progress on this or any other fiber based projects you are currently working on.

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Family Storytime

Tuesday, October 12, 10:30 AM.

Storytimes offer great opportunities for kids and families to learn and have fun. Family Storytime is designed for children of all ages and interests. You may request a Storytime Kit with items that can be used with all of our storytimes.

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Thirteen Dark Nights: Behind Green Lights

Monday, October 11, 7:00 PM.

Whether you’re a private eye or a femme fatale, join us on our Facebook page Mondays at 7:00 PM this fall for a series of thirteen online screenings of classic Film Noir movies. This week, Behind Green Lights.

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The Essential Great Chicago Fire

October 08-22.

Join us on our Facebook page for an online screening this video presentation available on demand from October 8th through 22nd.

Storyteller William Pack weaves together details of the great fire with firsthand accounts, bringing alive the excitement and terror in a multi-media video.

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Virtual Bring Your Own Book Club

Friday, October 08, 3:30 PM.

Our BYO Book Club is going back online! Have a favorite book or two (or four) you'd like to share with fellow readers and librarians? Drop into our virtual book club to tell us about them!

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Family Fun Night: Trivia Challenge

Thursday, October 07, 6:00 PM. Families with children 12 and under..

Gather the family together for a trivia game night played right from your home. Play will be more fun with 2 devices per family.

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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.

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Save Money with Home Energy Efficiency

Wednesday, October 06, 6:30 PM.

Celebrate Energy Efficiency Day while you learn ways to make your life more energy efficient with an online presentation from the Cook County Department of Environment and Sustainability.

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Crochet a Tapestry Basket

Wednesdays in October, 3:00 - 4:30 PM.

Each Wednesday in October we'll learn tapestry crochet to create a pumpkin basket using Desert Blossom Crafts' Pumkin Basket pattern.  Join us every week to share your progress on this or any other fiber based projects you are currently working on.

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Family Storytime

Tuesday, October 05, 10:30 AM.

Storytimes offer great opportunities for kids and families to learn and have fun. Family Storytime is designed for children of all ages and interests. You may request a Storytime Kit with items that can be used with all of our storytimes.

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Thirteen Dark Nights: He Walked By Night

Monday, October 04, 7:00 PM.

Whether you’re a private eye or a femme fatale, join us on our Facebook page Mondays at 7:00 PM this fall for a series of thirteen online screenings of classic Film Noir movies. This week, He Walked By Night.

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