Events

Wednesday Movie Matinee

Wednesday, September 07, 2016 | Time: 2:00

  MCFARLAND, USA (2015), 129 min., Rated PG.  Inspired by the 1987 true story, the movie follows novice runners from McFarland, an economically challenged town in California’s farm-rich Central Valley, as they give their all to build a cross-country team under the direction of Coach Jim White (Kevin Costner), a newcomer to their predominantly Latino […]


Medicare 101

Wednesday, September 14, 2016 | Time: 6:30

  In this easy to understand presentation, you’ll learn about Medicare options A, B, C (Medicare Advantage), D (RX coverage), supplements, enrollment periods and more.  Bring your questions.  Presented by Lou Mrstina, sales representative for Humana.   To sign up, call the library at 708-447-0869 or click on the Event Registration link on the right.   […]


Life in a Japanese American Internment Camp

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 | Time: 6:30

  After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, all Japanese Americans living on the West Coast were forced from their homes and into relocation camps in remote areas of the country.  Among the over 120,000 Japanese Americans who were incarcerated, over two-thirds were American-born, many of whom were children.  Historian and librarian Sarah Okner, a descendant […]


Wednesday Movie Matinee

Wednesday, October 05, 2016 | Time: 2:00

  THE 33 (2015), 127 min., Rated PG-13. In 2010, the eyes of the world turned to Chile, where 33 miners had been buried alive by the catastrophic explosion and collapse of a 100-year-old gold and copper mine. Over the next 69 days, an international team worked night and day in a desperate attempt to […]


Estate Planning

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 | Time: 6:30

  Estate planning can seem intimidating.  This program explains in plain language the basics of wills, trusts, health care decision making, insurance and other assets.  Presented by Chicago Estate Planning Council members Michelle Huhnke and Neal Heriaud. To sign up, click on the Event Registration link on the right or call the library at 708-447-0869. […]


The Ghosts of Route 66

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 | Time: 6:30

  Route 66 winds through countless communities on its way from Chicago to California.  Along the way the culture of the highway includes ghostly stories and haunting legends.  The culture also includes many ghost towns – places left behind by the changing tides of economics and alternate paths.  The Ghosts of Route 66 explores both […]


Wednesday Movie Matinee

Wednesday, November 09, 2016 | Time: 2:00

  STATE OF THE UNION (1948), 123 min., Not Rated. When idealistic businessman Grant Matthews (Spencer Tracy) is chosen to run for the Presidency, he is caught between the ruthless ambition of a string-pulling newspaper owner (Angela Lansbury) and the integrity of his devoted wife (Katharine Hepburn). But just as Matthews embraces his ultimate goal, […]


Midway Airport

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 | Time: 6:30

  Midway Airport is one square mile of land nine miles southwest of the Chicago Loop, where modern civilian passenger travel by air started and daring men designed and flew some of the fastest, most famous aircraft.  In this PowerPoint presentation, David Kent will share stories and photos of the Crossroads of the World, Midway […]


The Great American Songbook

Sunday, November 20, 2016 | Time: 2:00

  Vocalist Connie Marshall will entertain with standards by George Gershwin, Cole Porter, Johnny Mercer, Duke Ellington, and more accompanied by pianist Spencer Keyes.  Ms. Marshall has performed at many nightspots and venues across the Midwest and has recorded three CDs.     To sign up, click on the Event Registration link on the right or […]