High school students are invited to receive professional coaching from actors with The Shakespeare Project of Chicago. Get guidance on selecting and presenting the Shakespeare monologue/sonnet that is right for you. Whether you are preparing for the National Shakespeare Competition or just want to get better acquainted with the Bard, this workshop will help you gain insight, confidence and growth in your presentation skills.
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Large Meeting Room A&B
Drop in for our year-round short program of stories, songs, and rhymes followed by playtime. Ages 0-2 with a grownup.
We have real live Bats in the Library! The whole family can come meet, and learn about these long misunderstood creatures of the night during this hands-on presentation. You will see what bats eat, where they live and learn other interesting facts, as well as, myth busting information about how bats really behave in the wild. Pick up free tickets in KidSpace 30 minutes ahead of time. Seating is limited.
Calling all Drama Kings and Queens, find your stage voice, and learn drama skills through fun theater games, skits and improvisation.
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.
Learn about the size and scale of the universe, the stars, and other celestial wonders using hands-on activities and assorted visuals. Presented by Kevin Manning
Bring your family and friends as we crank up the tunes and boogie down in the library! Its fun for the whole family to dance with your little ones! No registration needed. DJ Miss Cate will be spinning all the best tunes from our terrific music collection. Ages 0 and up with an adult.
Foxcatcher, Rated R, 134 min., shown with English subtitles. The dark and fascinating story of the unlikely and ultimately tragic relationship between an eccentric multi-millionaire and two champion wrestlers. Nominated for Oscar for Best Actor and Best Original Screenplay.
Professor James Meierhoff discusses the Kellogg's Grove site and the Black Hawk War of 1832.
Senior Coffee Hour: Illumident, Inc. brings this important presentation about oral hygiene for Seniors. Each attendee will receive $10 worth of free dental items.