Our local heroes are the guests of honor at this 10th annual community event. This years breakfast for veterans concludes with a return performance by the popular Legacy Girls, singing and swaying as the ever delightful Andrews Sisters.
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Patrons have opportunity to use library's online resources and discuss search strategies.
International writer Boman Desai reads from his engaging and deeply researched work of fictive biography as he shares an astonishing exchange between the disappointed composer Johannes Brahms and Clara Schumann shortly after her daughter's Julia wedding in this Conversation with a Local Author event.
Learn about I-Cash and how to use it to find unclaimed assets. A representative from the State Treasurers Office will be in the Commons to search for you.
I-Cash is the state fund for lost and abandoned assets. It includes an unclaimed property fund of over $2 billion that belong to residents and businesses in Illinois. Typically, one in four people who use the I-Cash service will find lost assets for themselves or their relatives. Drop-in. First come, first served. You may be given a number at arrival; browse our new items while waiting.
Chicago Genealogist Ginger Frere presents a slide lecture for the Niles Genealogy Interest Group and interested patrons.
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.