NEA Big Read Concert: Latin Suenos Jazz Quartet

NEA Big Read Concert: Latin Suenos Jazz Quartet

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Composed of some of Chicago's finest jazz and Latin musicians and led by bassist/composer Steven Hashimoto, the group has been active in Chicago's vital jazz scene for 10 years and combines jazz improvisation with Latin and Caribbean rhythms. This NEA Big Read program is sponsored in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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Shake, Rattle and Read

Shake, Rattle and Read

Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 10:30am to 11:00am

An energetic program designed for children of all ages, with caregiver support. The importance of music and movement in pre-literacy is emphasized to get everyone up on their feet and singing with loud enthusiasm. Held in Main Library Veterans Room.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Shake, Rattle and Read

Shake, Rattle and Read

Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 10:30am to 11:00am

An energetic program designed for children of all ages, with caregiver support. The importance of music and movement in pre-literacy is emphasized to get everyone up on their feet and singing with loud enthusiasm. Held in Main Library Veterans Room.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Shake, Rattle and Read

Shake, Rattle and Read

Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 10:30am to 11:00am

An energetic program designed for children of all ages, with caregiver support. The importance of music and movement in pre-literacy is emphasized to get everyone up on their feet and singing with loud enthusiasm. Held in Main Library Veterans Room.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Shake, Rattle and Read

Shake, Rattle and Read

Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 10:30am to 11:00am

An energetic program designed for children of all ages, with caregiver support. The importance of music and movement in pre-literacy is emphasized to get everyone up on their feet and singing with loud enthusiasm. Held in Main Library Veterans Room.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Shake, Rattle and Read

Shake, Rattle and Read

Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 10:30am to 11:00am

An energetic program designed for children of all ages, with caregiver support. The importance of music and movement in pre-literacy is emphasized to get everyone up on their feet and singing with loud enthusiasm. Held in Main Library Veterans Room.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Improv Playhouse Presents: "Little Red Riding Hood"

Improv Playhouse Presents: "Little Red Riding Hood"

Monday, October 10, 2016 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Everyone knows the classic tale of Little Red Riding Hood, but you haven't seen one this wacky and entertaining! Join Improv Playhouse on their up close and personal exploration of the classic story, filled with music and merriment. Register now.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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Barbara Brotman: "The Journalism of God"

Barbara Brotman: "The Journalism of God"

Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Writer Barbara Brotman, formerly of
the Chicago Tribune, will talk about using journalism, which prizes documentable
facts, to explore such undocumentable subjects as people's relationships to God.
She will discuss using journalism techniques in stories ranging from the
decision of whether to become a priest to a man's crisis of faith in the face of
death.

Barbara was a writer and columnist at the Tribune for 38 years,
until she left the paper in November. She wrote news features and columns, most

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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Seminar: "Preparing for a Job Interview"

Seminar: "Preparing for a Job Interview"

Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Learn the importance of first impressions, and how to present yourself to the potential employer. We will review tips and techniques to help you prepare for job interviews. Presenter: David Preciado, Chicago Federation of Labor Workers Assistance Committee. Register now.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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Corner Store (Teens Only)

Corner Store (Teens Only)

Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm

Come down to the corner store! We have a little bit of everything. 
Stop by for an afternoon of messing around and being creative: there will be art, technology, and hip hop pop up programs, as well as space for you to unwind. Every week will be a new experience, and we welcome your ideas!

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room

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