Learn to make spa-quality beauty & body treatments from fresh ingredients they already have at home, in the fridge or the pantry.(Think Lush!) Eleanor Riley offers hands-on experience and take home recipes.
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Stress relief before heading back to school. Sew soothing lavender scented eye pillows and make sweet smelling sugar scrubs.
Let the marbles roll! Designers will have their pick of recyclable materials to craft their runs. Prizes for creativity and engineering ingenuity.
Sweet Competition! Baker Justine Chavez will assist teens in the art of cupcake decorating. All materials will be provided. Cupcakes will be judged on taste, presentation & creativity.
Alaskan Road Trip: Travel by RV to and through Alaska with seasoned travelers Barbara Sugden and Ron Vargason. See the sights along the Alaska Highway and the other scenic roads of our 49th state.
Drop in for our year-round short program of stories, songs, and rhymes followed by playtime. Ages 0-2 with a grownup.
Come play this delicious game where **YOU** are the pieces! A special event to celebrate the librarys Sweet Home Chicago exhibit. For ages 3-8; kids must be accompanied by an adult.
Emma Goldman was inarguably one of the most fascinating women in 20th Century American history. This new one-woman play written and performed by Chicago stage legend Roslyn Alexander, captures Emma Goldman's dreams, struggles and loves on her journey from penniless Russian immigrant to quintessential symbol of the human decency and conscience of workers, women, and Jews in her adopted country. Without Emma Goldman there is no Ruth Bader Ginsburg, no Mickey Schwerner & Andrew Goodman, and a much poorer civil rights movement in the United States.
Professional storyteller Anne Shimojima presents a slide-lecture about the experiences of her Japanese American family before, during and after World War II - a time when these Americans were sent to internment camps.