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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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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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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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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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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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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Self Defense with Culture of Safety

Monday, October 26, 6:30 PM.

Amy Jones and Erin Epperson of Culture of Safety will give you the tools to physically defend yourself so you can go through life with more confidence and less fear. They'll also teach you how to recognize signs of potential danger that can be defused with boundary-setting and assertiveness skills. For ages 16 through adult.

Join us on Zoom at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87219632490 or by dialing in at 312-626-6799. Meeting ID: 872 1963 2490.

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William Pack & The Haunted Page

Friday, October 23, 7:00 PM.

William Pack returns with an all new horror-themed show of performance and storytelling. Edgar Allan Poe, Mary Shelly, Bram Stoker, and Shirley Jackson jump off the page with spine-tingling magic and spell-binding stories that invite you to join in. Part of the Eisenhower Public Library Fall Family Fun Fest.

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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2020 Christopher Award Winners

First presented in 1949, the Christopher Awards were established by Father James Keller to salute media that “affirm the highest values of the human spirit.” Their goal is to encourage men, women and children to pursue excellence in creative arenas …


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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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Make Your Own Scarecrow Craft

Monday, October 12 - Thursday, October 22

Pick up your kit and make your own scarecrow to display in the library gardens. Add whatever you'd like but please remember that animals come into our gardens so don't add anything that can be harmful to wildlife. Return your scarecrow in by Oct 22nd and we'll add it to the garden as the kick-off for our Fall Family Fun Fest.

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School Success with Tutor.com

We’ve entered into a very unusual school year and Tutor.com has recorded a series of webinars to help prepare students and parents for success.

Watch “Parent Session: Helping your K-12 Students Manage Time and be Prepared” below for tips that …


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The Serpent King by Jeff Zentner

In a Tennessee town named after the founder of the Ku Klux Klan, Dill, Lydia, and Travis are the high school misfits. All they need to do is graduate to escape, but there are so many things in their way. …


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ComicFest 2020

Saturday, September 05, 2020

This year, our annual comic convention is going online! Don your cape, tights, and mask, then join us for a celebration of the best in pop culture. We'll have online panels, a stay-at-home version of our big cosplay costume contest, and don't forget to check out our virtual artists alley!
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War for the Oaks by Emma Bull

A war is brewing in the middle of Minneapolis between the light and dark courts of Faerie.

Rock musician Edie McCandry has just been chosen to be the human on the battlefield for the Sidhe and the half-guard-dog-half-man assigned to …


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For Fans of Netflix’s “Cursed”

The new series Cursed is taking Netflix by storm. Based on the Young Adult Fantasy novel by Thomas Wheeler and Frank Miller, Cursed tells the story of Nimue, the Lady of the Lake from the legend of King Arthur, as …


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Stay-at-Home Movie Party: Horror Express

Monday, September 21, 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 the Christopher Lee and Peter Cushing classic, Horror Express.


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Audiobooks Read by the Cast of Hamilton

There’s little doubt that Hamilton is the biggest sensation in Broadway history and that was even before the Disney+ release. A lot of credit for the musical’s success goes to the original cast, an incredibly talented group of actors, singers, …


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100 Years of Women Voters

Passed by Congress June 4th, 1919, and ratified 100 years ago today on August 18th, 1920, the 19th amendment to the Constitution granted American women the right to vote. Let’s celebrate with five books that tell the story of those …


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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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