Grades 3 - 8 are invited to join us the first Monday of each month in the Middle Ground when we make extraordinary things out of ordinary stuff.
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Large Meeting Room A&B
Join us once a month in the Middle Ground when we make extraordinary things out of ordinary stuff.
Travels in West Africa with Mary Kinglsey: Mary Kingsley (an intrepid Victorian explorer who traveled to West Africa and lived among the cannibals in the late 1800's) is brought to life by professional actress, Betsey Means, of WomanLore.
Author Patrick T. McBriarty shares a multi-media presentation based on his recent history and guidebook of the moveable bridges over the Chicago River which made Chicago the drawbridge capital of the world.
For the 70th Anniversary of D-Day, June 6, 1944, the Library screens the 1962 Academy Award-winning classic, featuring a virtual who's who of Hollywood stars.
Chicago research journalist Kari Lydersen presents a slide-lecture based on based on her latest book, appraising the combative mayor and his agenda.
Chicago author and Culver graduate Arnie Bernstein discusses his new book describing Fritz Kuhn and the rise and fall of the German-American Bund.
Building up your retirement nest egg was hard work, but so is managing it to last a lifetime. This session looks at the research and the products that are evolving to address this need. Learn the newest studies behind the 4% rule, how to evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of annuities and, briefly, longevity insurance and reverse mortgages. Presented by Karen Chan Financial Education & Consulting LLC.
Got some stuff? Learn how to make money selling on eBay and Amazon. As a successful Internet entrepreneur with over 3,500 eBay and Amazon transactions Jack Waddick will share his step-by-step plan for getting started. This fun and informative session will include real time demos on eBay and Amazon as well as time for your questions. No technical mumbo jumbo everyone is welcome!
Managing your finances may feel like a full time job, but it doesnt have to be that way. Learn strategies and tools that can automate, streamline, and organize your financial life. Its not just about direct deposit and online bill-pay! You can reduce the time and effort it takes to manage your retirement and investment accounts, too. From auto-rebalancing to new types of mutual funds, there are new services and techniques that can save you time and money. Presented by Karen Chan, Financial Education & Consulting LLC.