Children ages 2-6 are welcome to drop in for a 30-minute storytime where children and caregivers will listen to stories, share in some songs, and get out some wiggles.
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Large Meeting Room A&B
BY INVITATION ONLY. Summer reading volunteers who have donated at least 10 hours of time this summer are invited to stop by, pick up their thank you gifts and eat pizza and dessert.
Travel broadens ones horizons, but it brings with it risks, costs, hassles, health issues, and other considerations. Learn travel tricks, products, guidelines, and resources from veteran international traveler, author, and photographer Cynthia Clampitt. Sprinkled with tales of adventures from Paris to Mongolia, Travel Savvy offers ways to save money, cut risks, reduce hassles, and enjoy the road.
Dr. C. Prodromos, from Illinois Sportsmedicine & Orthopaedic Center in Glenview, will talk about PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma),Stem Cell Injections and supplements as an alternative to joint replacement and for the treatment of arthritis and sports injuries. These are new cutting edge alternatives that use your body's own cells and healing abilities to treat joint problems. Dr. Prodromos is Assistant Prpfessor at Rush University Medical Center.
Take a walk down Memory Lane to hear songs such as "Somewhere Over the Rainbow", "The Trolley Song", and "I Wish I Were in Love Again." Come to a musical history of Judy Garland sung by Robbie Malkowski accompanied by gifted jazz pianist Dave Turner.
Kids entering grade 7 and up in Fall 2015
Why volunteer for our Summer Reading Club?
A. Have fun
B. Help littler kids
C. Earn service hours
D. Get good experience
E. All of the above!
You must attend an orientation to volunteer for Summer Reading Club. Registration begins May 1.
Help write, produce and perform an original play for all ages. Earn volunteer hours while having fun and expressing yourself, whether on or off stage. Be ready to share your ideas and roll up your sleeves. Attendance at every rehearsal is not required, but actors will need to be available for the performance.
Registration required. Using his own songs as examples Dawson will explore inspiration, follow-through, crafting, editing and arranging and look at the building blocks of all songs: chords, melody, harmony, rhythm and lyrics. He has taught songwriting classes for 10 years at Chicagos legendary Old Town School of Folk Music. Questions are encouraged. Bring a notebook and something to write with.
World War II researcher and author, Jennifer Holik, explores the lives, service and deaths of 3 soldiers using genealogical, military and historical records and demonstrates how to write the story of a soldier.
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.