Geoff Rodkey began his career as a Hollywood screenwriter of such films as Daddy Day Care, RV, and The Shaggy Dog remake but he is now writing great books for kids. His newest book, The Tapper Twins Go to War(With Each Other)! is a hilarious story about sibling rivalry. Join us on April 14 at 4:30 p.m. to hear him talk about writing stories for the big screen and writing books for kids. Staff from The Book Stall at Chestnut Court in Winnetka will be selling copies of his books.
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Large Meeting Room A&B
Ever wonder if a cookbook is any good?
Every other month we will have a discussion on a cookbook.
Choose a recipe from the book selected, make the recipe and bring the completed dish to the discussion. The night of the discussion we will sample all the dishes and discuss the recipes and the overall book. Participants must bring a dish to participate.
April's featured cookbook is Heart of the Plate by Mollie Katzen. Copies will be available at the Adult Services Reference desk 3rd floor.
Pick up free tickets in KidSpace 30 minutes ahead of time. Seating is limited. We welcome Niles North High School alum, Gary Kantor. We're bringing him in for an afternoon of sleight-of-hand. Be sure to keep your eyes peeled!
Kids in grades K-8 can drop in and learn chess or improve your skills in this fun after school activity. Mr. Chris will help you learn everything from the names of the pieces to winning strategies. Caregivers need to stay in the room with children through grade 2.
Drop in for our year-round short program of stories, songs, and rhymes followed by playtime. Ages 0-2 with a grownup.
Whether youre meeting Harry for the first time, or making your way back through the series, weve got a party planned for you! Costumes encouraged, wizarding fun expected! For children in grades 2-8. Registration is required.
Kids and families are welcome to enjoy some breakfast treats as we play Bingo. Enjoy a kick start to your weekend with a morning of family fun at the library.
Attorney Jacob Ehrensaft will discuss estate planning, including wills, trusts, powers of attorney, living wills, probate, and guardianship. The importance of planning ahead as well as updating existing documents to reflect changes in the law and personal circumstances will be reviewed.
Forensic genealogist and author, Marsha Peterson-Maass explains the three types of commercial DNA tests and the options for networking to find kinship matches.
High school students get tips from professional actors in preparation for the National Shakespeare Competition.