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Adult Program - All

New Release Movie - FOXCATCHER

Foxcatcher, Rated R, 134 min., shown with English subtitles. The dark and fascinating story of the unlikely and ultimately tragic relationship between an eccentric multi-millionaire and two champion wrestlers. Nominated for Oscar for Best Actor and Best Original Screenplay.

Event Date: 
Saturday, October 3, 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

New Release Movie - THE BEST OF ME

The Best of Me, Rated PG-13, 118 min., shown with English subtitles. The story of Dawson and Amanda, two former high school sweethearts who find themselves reunited after twenty years apart, when they return to their small town for the funeral of a beloved friend. Their bittersweet reunion reignites the love they've never forgotten.

Event Date: 
Saturday, September 5, 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Understanding Ancient Coins

Discover the magic and mystery of coins from ancient Greece, Rome, China, India. This talk will cover the history and timeline of key coins in ancient history and look at the link between ancient Roman coins and United States coins from today. The accompanying display will contain coins dating from 600 B.C. to 1700.

Event Date: 
Sunday, April 3, 2016 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

CJE SeniorLife Resource Counseling

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.

Event Date: 
Thursday, July 23, 2015 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm

SCORE Small Business Counseling (by appointment only)

Take advantage of private one-hour sessions of business coaching.
Counselers from the Chicago Chapter of SCORE® will be at the Library to advise small business owners and start-ups with planning, marketing or financial solutions.
The sessions are free but you must make an appointment. To set up your appointment online, visit the counseling page at If you have questions, call SCORE at 312-353-7724 or email
Sessions begin at 5:00 pm, 6:00 pm, and 7:00 pm.
No session 9/15/15.

Event Date: 
Tuesday, July 21, 2015 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm

Creative Studio Tours

See what you can create in our new Creative Studio. Join us for demonstrations on our digital media and conversion equipment including video and sound recording, vhs to dvd transfer, vinyl to mp3 transfer, and photo editing.

Event Date: 
Sunday, September 20, 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Imagine, Make and Create: Creative Studio and Maker Open House

Use your imagination to make with a sewing machine, vinyl cutter, laser cutter, and 3D printer.
Create a podcast, music video or newscast in our Creative Studio. Join us for ongoing activities throughout the day.
Where in the World is Glummy? Get your picture taken with Glummy in different countries around the world.
Create your own newscast.
GoPro Demonstration
Lipsynch Idol-Make a music video for your favorite songs.

Event Date: 
Saturday, September 19, 2015 - 11:00am to 4:00pm