Pick up free tickets in KidSpace 30 minutes ahead of time. Seating is limited. Flying Fox Conservation Fund is bringing all kinds of creatures to the Library! You might see an armadillo, a chinchilla, a hissing cockroach, or something youve never heard of before! You will have a chance to handle some of these animals, who have been raised to be people-friendly.
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Pick up free tickets in KidSpace 30 minutes ahead of time. Seating is limited. Come be captivated by magic and delighted by stories. Join us for an interactive experience and great family fun.
Pick up free tickets in KidSpace 30 minutes ahead of time. Seating is limited. Interactive puppets will perform beloved childhood tales with the audience joining in. Join us for the Tortoise and the Hare, the Three Little Pigs, and more!
Gamers from grades 5-12 gather for a friendly and fun Mario Kart 8 Tournament hosted by Eric Garneau from Pastimes. Pastimes gift certificates will be awarded to the winners.
Improve your English speaking, reading, and writing skills. Register for Fall semester. First class is Thursday Sept. 8, 6-8:45pm. For more information or to register call the ESL Department at Oakton Community College, 847-635-1426.
Ages 0-24 months with a grownup can drop in for our year-round short program of stories, songs, and rhymes followed by playtime.
Reader's Advisory Interest Group Meeting
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.
Silent films are visually striking representations of human emotions, including fear and uncertainty. Join John Nygro, lecturer, actor, translator, narrator, and musician in a one hour talk about this classic silent horror film featuring digitally restored highlights. Participants will view the visual artistry of this frightening classic to gain a deeper understanding of its beauty as well as the psychological implications of what inspires fear.