For 1s and 2s, with a caregiver. Created especially for curious wanderers, we bring stories to life by sharing delightful books, friendly puppets, music, and movement games. OPPL card required at Main Library.
Find your business niche and make a difference! Join us for a three-part series of weekly business start-up gatherings to be held in the Main Library Lobby. As enterprises like Tom's Shoes, Ashoka, Ten Thousand Villages, Warby Parker and others are solving problems and changing the system, learn how to create entrepreneurial businesses with social impact. Part 1: Starting a Business in Illinois Oct. 15, 9:30 am - 11:30 am Presenter: Melissa Brown, Executive Director, Joseph Center, Illinois Small Business Development Center Part 2: Access to Capital
One of the most revered directors of his era, Elia Kazan (1909-2003) also remains one of the most controversial. Kazan launched a revolution in realistic screen acting at mid-century. But when he provided names to the McCarthy era investigators in the early 1950s, damaging the careers of his peers, many regarded him as an unforgivable traitor for the rest of his life.
"East of Eden features James Dean in a Cain and Abel story based on a John Steinbeck novel about brothers competing for their father's love. 115 minutes
For children 3 to 5 years. Through longer picture books and concept games, children build important pre-reading skills in this fun and enriching session. This class builds skills and supports school success.
For kids 4 to 8 years. Designed for early elementary kids who are ready for more challenging picture books. Games, crafts, and activities will be matched with the stories in this hands-on session that is a great way to discover both new books and new friends.
This local treasure's historic significance and international importance have made it the iconic symbol of freedom of speech, the heritage of radical thought, and the struggle for justice in labor history. Learn the background story of this beautiful and enduring National Historic Landmark, and its influence on arts and letters. Presented by Bleue Benton and Mark Rogovin
New to American Sign Language or just want to keep your skills fresh? Join us as we go beyond the letters--we'll teach you some basic signs and then incorporate them into games and activities to follow! Ages 6+.