Come honor the winners of our Bookmark Contest! A professional llustrator will present, followed by a ceremony honoring our winners and honorable mentions, and then refreshments! All bookmark entries will be up for display until the end of April.
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Large Meeting Room A&B
Kids in grades K-8 can drop in and learn chess or improve your skills in this fun after school activity. Mr. Chris will help you learn everything from the names of the pieces to winning strategies. Caregivers need to stay in the room with children through grade 2.
Kids in grades 1-8 can drop in and learn chess or improve your skills in this fun after school activity. Mr. Chris will help you learn everything from the names of the pieces to winning strategies. Caregivers need to stay in the room with children through grade 2.
Join us for an all ages magical adventure show featuring ventriloquism, puppetry, and storytelling. Space is limited.
Come celebrate National Library Week! Join us for a pizza party sponsored by Home Run Inn as a thank you for your support. Stay for the blockbuster program after the pizza party. While supplies last. Space is limited.
Join us from 2-3 for some special Field Day activities like a 3-legged race, a hula hoop competition, a bean bag toss, and more! Stay from 3-4 for a beach party themed concert by Dave Rudolph!
6th-8th grade teams compete to see who can answer the most questions correctly about the titles on the Reading Challenge list.
"Hamilton" has taken Broadway by storm! As the thrilling Broadway musical comes to Chicago, historian and Broadway maven Barry Bradford offers a unique multimedia look at the true story of Alexander Hamilton, a fascinating background to the production and an introduction to the musical itself.
Join Peter Garino, Artistic Director of The Shakespeare Project of Chicago, as he gives a background on The Bard, utilizing excerpts of Shakespeare's plays in context. The PERFECT introduction to the 22nd Season of the Shakespeare Project's season, which begins October 21st.
Like Water for Chocolate - 1992, Rated R, 105 min. - A couple is blocked from marrying by the demands of the woman's cold and selfish mother. To be near his love, the man marries her sister, and she expresses her passion for him through her cooking. In Spanish with English subtitles.