Robert Nelson,shares his recent no-holds barred memoir, subtitled "Confessions of Chicago's Last Harbor Boss," in an illustrated presentation.
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Adult Program - History & Genealogy
Richard Lanyon, civil engineer and former director of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago, discusses his latest book in a slide-lecture format.
Patrons can use the library's computers and online resources such as Ancestry Library Edition to research their family histories.
Robert Mueller presents an illustrated lecture of the battlefields, then and now, where the Doughboys fought at places like Belleau Wood and Cantigny to defeat the Kaiser.
Family history researchers have the opportunity to use the library's laptops to access the library edition of Ancestry.com and other online sources. Patrons are welcome to share their successes in overcoming brick walls.
Patrons will have the opportunity to use the library's laptops to search newly available collections on Ancestry Library Edition and other online resources as well as share strategies for overcoming "brick walls."
Professional Genealogist, Ginger Frere, explains how to Use Church Records in the Archdiocese of Chicago for the Niles Genealogy Interest Group and interested patrons.
Yearly event honors our local heroes, especially those veterans who have participated in the national Veterans History Project.
Chicago author Greg Borzo discusses in slide-lecture format his new SIU Press title that covers more than 100 outdoor fountains, the iconic gems,as well as the plaza, the park and the parkway adornments.
Co-sponsored with Evanston Vet Center Outreach Center.