Illinois Bicentennial: David Clark: 200 Years of Illinois Roads

Illinois Bicentennial: David Clark: 200 Years of Illinois Roads

Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

As European-origin people began exploring Illinois territory, they found their way across the tall-grass praiarie by using trails blazed by indigenous tribes. Some trails were named for their destinations, including the Ottawa Trail, Green Bay, Milwaukee and Joliet Roads. Others earned the names or prominent early residents (Hubbard's and Edwards' Trace, Ogden and Archer Avenues. These important roads remained only footpaths through the prairie.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
More Than a Mic: Transgender Day of Visibility

More Than a Mic: Transgender Day of Visibility

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

This open mic, hosted
by More Than a Month, celebrates Transgender Day of Visibility, a day of
spreading awareness and honoring the accomplishments of our transgender family,
friends, and neighbors. Speak out against transphobia and oppression through
performance and visual art. Your voice is your power! 

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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Understanding the World of Islam: The Origins and Historical Evolution of Islamic Civilization

Understanding the World of Islam: The Origins and Historical Evolution of Islamic Civilization

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Gain deeper understanding and appreciation, expand your knowledge base, and reconsider some ideas you might already have about Islam through this continuing academic lecture series, in partnership with the Center for Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Chicago.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Interfaith Dialogue Series

Interfaith Dialogue Series

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Join religious leaders to explore the big questions across faith traditions. This month, speakers representing Muslim, Buddhist, Christian, Hindu, and Jewish perspectives will address the different spiritual practices associated with their faiths.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room

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