Shake, Rattle, and Read

Shake, Rattle, and Read

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 10:00am to 10:30am

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
Johnnies, Tommies, and Sammies: Music and the World War I Alliance

Johnnies, Tommies, and Sammies: Music and the World War I Alliance

Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Explore the contributions of popular songs from the U.S., Canada, and Britain to the Allies of World War I. This program, presented by musicologists and musical performers, includes slides, films, period recordings, and live performances of sheet music. Six university faculty from Chicago, Urbana-Champaign, Bloomington, and University of York, England, created this program in association with the American Musicological Society and the Library of Congress exhibition World War I: American Artists View the Great War.

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

Shake, Rattle, and Read

Tuesday, September 5, 2017 - 10:00am to 10:30am

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
Youth Social Justice Conference

Youth Social Justice Conference

Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 10:00am to 4:30pm

In this youth-directed conference featuring a panel discussion, 5-7 breakout sessions, and an open mic, teens and adults will explore issues including restorative justice, creating empowering youth spaces through art, confronting racism through theater, and addressing micro-aggression in the classroom, using culturally relevant strategies like hip-hop and call-and-response, and merging real stories with theory, research, and practice. "We want it to be engaging and fun, very spirited, and equally welcoming to
youth and adults," said Middle School Services Librarian Jose Cruz. 

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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