Come and enjoy a lively storytime with books, songs and fingerplays all in Spanish.
Film historian Doug Deuchler continues his film series, "Presenting Dame Judi Dench" with Notes on a Scandal, a 2006 film. This psychological thriller is about a veteran teacher who befriends a younger art teacher who is having an affair with one of her 15-year-old students.
Film historian Doug Deuchler continues his film series, "Presenting Dame Judi Dench" with Mrs. Henderson Presents, a 2005 film featuring an eccentric socialite widow who buys an old London theater and open a performance hall that stages nude revues during World War II.
Film historian Doug Deuchler continues his film series, "Presenting Dame Judi Dench" with Victoria & Abdul, a 2017 film telling the story of how Queen Victoria, late in her life, strikes up an unlikely friendship with a young Indian clerk named Abdul Karim.
Film historian Doug Deuchler continues his film series, "Presenting Dame Judi Dench" with Philomena, a 2013 film telling the true story of an Irish woman's 50-year-old search for her forcibly adopted Illegitimate son.
Join filmmaker Risé Sanders Weir to see and discuss her film Gadget Girls, which introduces middle school girls-some of whom have never held a screwdriver-to what you can do with math and science skills by attending GADgET Camp. The film follows as the campers complete their own designed and executed "gadget." GADgET (Girls Adventuring in Design, Engineering and Technology) Camp is on a mission to build self-confidence one drill bit at a time.
Following the film, we'll explore gadgets ourselves!
Learn about the many technological innovations that have occurred in Illinois that have impacted the globe-from John Deere inventing the self-scouring plow in Illinois fields to the first steel-framed skyscraper on the Chicago horizon. Author John Wasik discusses how and why Illinois became such a hub of innovation and how to ensure it continues to thrive.
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
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.