Author Barbara Gregorich leads off Women's History Month with a moving, illustrated lecture about three teenage girls from the Midwest who played hardball in 1934 on the last traveling bloomer girl baseball team.
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10th Anniversary Oscar Night Party - 6:30-11pm - Registration for Niles Library cardholders ONLY begins on Sat., Feb. 1. Registration for all begins on Mon., Feb. 10.
Celebrate the history arrival of John, Paul, George and Ringo on our shores 50 years ago with an entertaining program series by award winning author and Beatles expert Robert Rodriguez. Part one is An Afternoon with Fab Four FAQ: The Beatles Performing Years 1957-1966.
This presentation traces the origins of the group, including a mini-documentary (50 minutes) with rare photos, interviews, concert segments and promos.
Part 2 (held Sun. Mar. 30) is An Afternoon with Revolver: How The Beatles Re-Imagined Rock 'N' Roll in the Studio 1967-1970
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.
Special musical guest Alina Celeste is putting on a concert for the wee ones! Join us for an hour of music, story, and dance. This will be a great show, sure to bring out the wiggles, giggles, and smiles.
For ages 5 and up.Come listen to an afternoon of Korean drumming, ranging from folk music to royal court music, to celebrate our local Korean community. And try out some drumming yourself! Pick up free tickets at the KidSpace Desk 30 minutes ahead of time. Seating is limited.
This Babytime is Special - Drop in for usual short program of stories, songs, and rhymes followed by playtime. Ages 0-2 with a grownup. Then come to this special post-Babytime activity. We are hosting a Dol/Doljanchi or traditional Korean first birthday party right after our regular storytime. Let your little one pick out an object that, in Korean tradition, helps foretell their future!
New Release Movie - The Way, Way Back, Rated PG-13, 103 min. - When 14-year-old Duncan is dragged on a family trip with his mom and her overbearing boyfriend, he finds a gregarious friend at a local water park.
A Midsummer Nights Dream - 1935, not rated, 133 min - Shown in conjunction with The Shakespeare Project of Chicago. Members of The Shakespeare Project will be on hand for discussion for each film.
The Way Home - Korean language with English subtitles, 2002, rated PG, 80 min.