Gather in the Lenhardt Library, located in the Regenstein Center for a Library tour, hear a Gallery talk on the library exhibition,"Ex Libris: Bookplates Through the Ages." Then explore all that the Chicago Botanic Garden has to offer. This program is only available for Niles Public Library card holders.
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Senior Coffee Hour: John and Kathryn Atwood, the History Singers, will regale us with their lively performance of holiday songs of Old England.
The Grand Budapest Hotel-Rated R, 100 min.-The adventures of Gustave H., a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend.
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty-PG, 114 min.-A daydreamer escapes his anonymous life by disappearing into a world of fantasies filled with heroism, romance, and action.
Blood donors of all types are needed every day to assist critically ill patients, accident victims, people needing surgery and those patients suffering chronic diseases such as cancer and leukemia. Blood donors must be at least 16 years old, weigh 110 lbs, and be in general good health. Please make sure to have breakfast or lunch prior to donating and bring identification with you. Only 40 minutes of your time can help save up to 3 lives. All donors will find out what their blood type is, receive a free cholesterol screening, blood pressure reading and iron level screening.
In observance of the 70th anniversary of the heroic 63-day Warsaw Uprising during World War II, the library screens the 1957 award-winning Polish film, directed by Andrzej Wajda and shown with English subtitles. Niles high school teacher Tom Rajewski Herman introduces the film and leads the post-film discussion.
Local songwriters meet to discuss their craft and share their music. Acoustic instruments are welcome. This meeting also includes viewing a 30-minute episode from "Songwriter: Season One" featuring solo artist, songwriters and bands exploring the creative process.
Would you like to try something new for a few hours a week? Prior to attending an information session, please submit a Volunteer Interest Form found on the Librarys website at www.nileslibrary.org/volunteer.
Do you have questions about retirement and health insurance options? Are you facing a life changing decision, or concerned about long-term supports?
Take advantage of a private session with a Resource Specialist from CJE SeniorLife, trained to counsel adults age 60 and over, their families and caregivers.
Counseling includes topics such as the selection of appropriate retirement benefits, picking the right health insurance and Medicare programs, determining housing needs, identifying supportive resources, and much more.
Attorney Sally Wildman explains the fundamentals of adopting a child and the legal steps of this process. Includes resources for choosing an agency and locating community and professional support. Focuses on different types of adoption, initiating a search for an available child, new steps in legal proceedings, and the trend to openness. Registration required.