Learn and practice the basics of design by making cool stuff for yourself, friends and family in this open lab. Bring in a design to make, or create one here using a wide range of software with our 3D printer, vinyl cutter and laser cutter.
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Grades 7-12 are invited to create a coin purse using just candy wrappers, duct tape and a zipper. A special event to celebrate the library's Sweet Home Chicago exhibit.
The Shakespeare Project of Chicago's theatrical adaptation of 35 of Shakespeare's sonnets accompanied by songs from eight of his plays. 4 professional actors take you an intricate journey through the many dimensions of the deeply personal and complex relationships underpinning the sonnets. Original score by Chris Walz and adapted by Peter Garino.
Get ready for Captain America: Civil War. Pizza served during "intermission."
Grades 7-12 are invited to learn the basics of playing this pint-sized guitar. No experience necessary!
Join us for an all ages magical adventure show featuring ventriloquism, puppetry, and storytelling. Space is limited.
Come celebrate National Library Week! Join us for a pizza party sponsored by Home Run Inn as a thank you for your support. Stay for the blockbuster program after the pizza party. While supplies last. Space is limited.
Need Service Hours? Join a friendly group of teens who plan library programs, design dazzling displays and write reviews for the website.
Preparing to attend college for the first time? Get tips from a panel of college students who have been in your shoes. Parents and siblings are invited to attend a separate panel on what they can expect. Light refreshments!
Meet up in the Teen Underground before heading to the Large Meeting Room for a presentation with special guest artist Laura Park!