Chicago author Stan Banash presents his historical Illinois travelog, based on his recent book, "Roadside History of Illinois."
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Adult Program - History & Genealogy
Veterans of the conflict recall their experiences and contributions to the founding of today's vital nation of South Korea. This event is co-sponsored with the Korean Keumsil Cultural Society and is presented in conjunction with the ongoing Remembering the Korean War Exhibition.
Formal opening of 3rd Floor Exhibition is co-sponsored with the Korean Keumsil Cultural Society. The exhibition posters are drawn from the private collection of Mr. Jin Lee.
Community breakfast honors our local heroes, especially those participating in the Veterans History Project.
Community breakfast honors our local heroes, especially those participating in the Veterans History Project. The Legacy Girls return as the swinging Andrew Sisters to provide the musical finale.
Maureen Brady, professional researcher and co-director of the Crystal Lake Family History Center, introduces the richest, free internet resource for genealogical researching, illustrating search techniques and navigation tips.
Patrons will have the opportunity to use the librarys computers to search the Ancestry Library Edition and other online resources to research their family trees.
Chicagoan and author Richard Lindberg discusses his latest book in an illustrated presentation.
John Nygro, Shakespeare lecturer and dramaturge for the Shakespeare Project of Chicagos reading of The Winters Tale. Mr. Nygro will speak about the timeless and lasting impact of Shakespeare, specifically on the play The Winters Tale.
Marsha Peterson-Maas, a forensic genealogist, presents a
slide-lecture on the use of DNA testing in genealogy research.