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Crossing Borders Music Collective presents a concert of international chamber music, Around the World in Music. http://www.crossingbordersmusiccollective.org/
Patrons have an opportunity to research their family trees using the library's Ancestry Library edition database and other online resources.
Lecture and film about the famed Chicago Tribune Sports Editor who founded the boxing tournament in 1923 and would later father both the major league baseball and college football all-star games.
The Chicago historian and scholar, Dr. Dominic Pacyga, presents a slide-lecture based on his recent book, profiling the brawny enterprise that contributed so mightily to the Chicago's identity and growth.
John Hogan and Judy Brady present an illustrated lecture on "How Lager Struck a Blow for Liberty" in 1855.
Area organizations and various resource providers staff information tables offering assistance to veterans, especially those who have served in recent conflicts.
Marsha Peterson-Maas, a forensic genealogist, presents a
slide-lecture on the use of DNA testing in genealogy research.
Patrons will have the opportunity to use the librarys computers to search the Ancestry Library Edition and other online resources.
Ted Wachholz, Chief Historian of the Eastland Disaster Historical Society, presents a slide-lecture including contemporaneous film footage of the Saturday morning, July 24th, 1915 maritime disaster that would claim 844 lives.