Registration Req. Adults interested in learning more about volunteering at the library can attend this 45-minute discussion of volunteer opportunities, followed by a brief walking tour of the library.
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Part 2 of the film: "Preserving with Friends: An easy Step-by-step instructional guide to pitting up the Harvest" by Harriet Fasenfest, Linda Ziedrich, Sandor Ellis Katz and Majorie Braker.
Gardeners will create the annual winter arrangements for the Library entrance containers and the Underground window well. This is an in the dirt garden experience! Dress for the weather.
Join Karen Luster, avid Disney World fan and staff writer for the Disney website Magical DIStractions, as she proves that Walt Disney World isn't just for kids and families! Find out about all the exciting options available for couples, or even adults traveling solo.
Unwind in the relaxed, welcoming atmosphere of The Glenview House with a bite to eat and drink, good company, and a lively book discussion.
Senior Coffee Hour: For more than 150 years, Marshall Field and Co. reigned as Chicago's leading department store. This lavishly illustrated lecture by Leslie Goddard traces the store's history. Many of the store's cherished traditions will be covered - the Walnut Room, the 28 Shop, Uncle Mistletoe and Frango Mints.
Home brewing is a fun and rewarding hobby. Award winning home brewer Scott Pointon will discuss the equipment, ingredients, brewing process and resources available to would-be brew masters.
Family photographs are hard to date as generations pass away. Many people have unidentified photos in their collection. This is where costume dating can be helpful. Become familiar with certain popular silhouettes to assign a date range to a photograph. Basic facial recognition will also be covered. Please bring photographs with you to the lecture. Presented by Ellie Carlson.
Ever wonder if a cookbook is right for you? Every other month we will have a discussion on a cookbook. Choose a recipe from a book selected, make the recipe and bring the completed dish to the discussion. The night of the discussion we will sample the dishes and discuss the recipes and the book. Participants must bring a dish to participate. Copies will be available at the 3rd floor Adult Services desk.This month we are doing Semi-Homemade Comfort Food by Sandra Lee.
Composting 101:Confused about composting? We will look at basic techniques and clear up myths that may be keeping you from composting.