Kids ages 4 and up can learn yoga poses and breathing techniques and feel relaxed and energized afterward. No experience needed. Please bring a large bath towel or yoga mat with you and wear comfortable clothes. Parents need to stay in the room with children through grade 2.
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Seasoned travelers Barbara Sugden and Ron Vargason will take you on the voyage of a lifetime. Travel by small ship from the charming gateway village of Ushuaia, Argentina, through the infamous Drake Passage, along the Antarctic Peninsula, and across the Antarctic Circle. View rugged snow-capped mountains, heavy white glaciers, and blue icebergs. Meet penguins and seals, and hear a bit about the geography, geology, and history of the seventh continent. A must-see before The Endurance: Historys Greatest Shipwreck program on Wed., Jan. 18 at 10:30am.
For ages 3 and up with a parent or caregiver. Join us for stories in Russian! Craft and snack included.
Senior Coffee Hour: Join U.S. Pizza Museum Founder, Kendall Bruns for a conversation about the history of pizza in Chicago and beyond.
Join us to pitch in on a service project in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Come create Valentines Day cards for senior citizens to show you care. For grades K-6.
Drop in for our year-round short program of stories, songs, and rhymes followed by playtime. Ages 0-24 months with a grownup.
Shakespeare Project of Chicago: after-performance discussion
King John defends his right to the English crown against a claim by his French nephew Arthur in this sweeping historical saga of war and political intrigue. Artistic director Peter Garino directs.
Robert Nelson,shares his recent no-holds barred memoir, subtitled "Confessions of Chicago's Last Harbor Boss," in an illustrated presentation.
Kids in grades K-8 and their families are welcome to drop in and enjoy some breakfast treats as we play Bingo. Enjoy a kick-start to your weekend with a morning of family fun and prizes at the Library.