Author Margaret Power: <em>Hope in Hard Times</em>

Author Margaret Power: <em>Hope in Hard Times</em>

Saturday, March 24, 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Learn how 250 families of a Western Pennsylvania town banded together to envision a new kind of community that raised standards of living through a cooperative lifestyle and fostered civic engagement. Meet Margaret Power, one of the authors of Hope in Hard Times: Norvelt and the Struggle for Community During the Great Depression.

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Author Terri Gulden: <em>The Letter</em>

Author Terri Gulden: <em>The Letter</em>

Saturday, March 31, 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

This story begins in 2003 when two sisters find a 33-year-old unopened letter. Their father had
written the letter to their older brother, Johnny, who was killed before it
arrived in Vietnam. This letter was returned home. The sister learn that their

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WLS-TV Anchor Roz Varen: <em>On the Road with Roz</em>

WLS-TV Anchor Roz Varen: <em>On the Road with Roz</em>

Saturday, April 14, 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Meet Roz Varon and hear stories from her book, On the Road with Roz: Adventures in Travel and Life. Roz Varon is the television traffic anchor for WLS-TV. For the past eight years, she has been recording her travels in words and images. This book is for readers who enjoy vicarious adventures and for those who seek ideas for their own trips. Learn how Roz experienced the inauguration of President Barack Obama,  roamed the Jewish Deep South, and explored sacred places in Israel, joyous sites in Ireland and the legendary landmarks in the southern United Kingdom.

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Main Library
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<em>Dr Wayne Jonas: How Healing Works: Get Well and Stay Well Using Your Hidden Power to Heal</em>

<em>Dr Wayne Jonas: How Healing Works: Get Well and Stay Well Using Your Hidden Power to Heal</em>

Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Learn a revolutionary new way to think about how we heal and gain health and well-being. Dr. Wayne Jonas draws on 40 years of research and patient care to explain how 80 percent of healing arises from outside the doctor's office. Using memorable stories from his practice and research along with simple illustrations, Dr. Jonas communicates concepts in a clear and engaging way, showing readers his method for helping people get better by tapping into their own healing capacity.

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Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Friends' Folk Music Concert: Tret Fure

Friends' Folk Music Concert: Tret Fure

Monday, January 22, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Tret Fure began her career at age 16, singing in coffeehouses and campuses in the Midwest. At 19, she moved to Los Angeles in hopes of obtaining a record deal. Within a year she was performing as guitarist
and vocalist for Spencer Davis, touring with him and penning the single for his
album Mousetrap.

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Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
David Clark: "200 Years of Illinois Roads"

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.

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Gina Orlanda: "The Emperor Has No Clothes - Shifting the Male-Female Paradigm to Partnership"

Gina Orlanda: "The Emperor Has No Clothes - Shifting the Male-Female Paradigm to Partnership"

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 7:15pm to 8:45pm

Join Gina Orlando to explore how to engage both the positive sides of our feminine and masculine energies at this rare moment in human history, at the
brink of a major paradigm shift. This vital transformation will involve

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Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room

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