Drop in and get crafty! We'll have all sorts of supplies on hand, you bring the creativity and imagination. Best for ages 5+.
Join us for the Winter Reading Program finale party where you can participate in activities played by children around the world.
Celebrate the coming of a new year and learn about the Scottish holiday Hogmanay! Miss Laura will show you how the people of Scotland welcome the new year with fun stories, songs and crafts. Best for ages 4+.
Curious about keeping chickens in your backyard? Jennifer Murtoff of Home to Roost will answer your questions and share her experiences with raising chicks, caring for adult birds and keeping your neighbors happy! Register now.
Join us to discuss Fer-de-Lance by Rex Stout. As any herpetologist will tell you, the fer-de-lance is among the most
dreaded snakes known to man. When someone makes a present of one to
Nero Wolfe, Archie Goodwin knows he's getting dreadully close to
solving the devilishly clever murders of an immigrant and a college
president. This is the first Nero Wolfe mystery.
Copies of Fer-de-Lance will be available at Maze Branch a month before the discussion. Library book discussions are open to all who are committed to reading and talking about books.
Join us at Maze to read and discuss mysteries, mostly detective mysteries, in both series and non-series form. Bring your lunch if you wish. Cookies and coffee served along with great discussions. This month's book is The Big Sleep by Raymond Chandler.
Copies of The Big Sleep will be available at Maze Branch a month before the discussion. Library book discussions are open to all who are committed to reading and talking about books.
Open game play on the first and third Wednesday of every month. Bring your own board games, or just bring yourself.
Move beyond Word 2007 basics in this intermediate-level class. If you have mastered basic computer skills and want to learn to create a table, merge letters or lists, we will get you comfortable on this mighty word processing program.
Just when you think youve seen and read everything there is to know about Impressionism and Post-Impressionism at the Art Institute of Chicago, theres something around a corner that stops you in your tracks. Whether its a tambourine where a painting should be, a transformed surface of a recently cleaned canvas, or a pentimenti that suggests a painting beneath a painting, art at the museum is never static: it moves, expands, and takes on new meanings with each rotation, with each new interaction.
Codes of Gender explores how the use of the body in advertising influences ideas about masculinity and femininity. What does it mean to be a girl in 2014? Women experience gender-based discrimination and violence, and are bombarded with negative messages about not living up to the female "ideal." Through film, activities and discussion, adolescent girls will explore gender roles and stereotypes and develop tools to successfully navigate the challenges of being a young woman in the 21st Century. Ages 13+.