Adult Summer Reading Program

Friday, June 01, 2018 | Time:

  Sign up for the Adult Summer Reading Program and enter to win one of eight weekly drawings for gift cards and theme prizes as well as the Grand Prize! All you have to do is read, listen to or watch at least 4 library books, audiobooks or DVDs over 8 weeks to qualify for […]

The 200-Year Transformation of Illinois

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 | Time: 6:30 p.m.

At the dawn of its statehood in 1818, the Prairie State was truly that: almost two thirds of its surface was a boundless sea of waving grasses and polychromatic wildflower communities.  What has happened since is the story of humanity as a vast geologic and biologic force.  This special talk, crafted specifically for the Illinois […]

Wednesday Movie Matinee

Wednesday, August 01, 2018 | Time: 2:00

THE BABE (1992), 115 min., Rated PG. This is the story of Babe Ruth, from his youth in Baltimore to his retirement from the game of baseball, based on events that occurred between 1902 and 1935.  Starring John Goodman as the Sultan of Swat. Drop-in only.  Refreshments provided.

*New* First Thursday Book Club

Thursday, August 02, 2018 | Time: 2:00 p.m.

  By popular demand, a second adult book club has been added!  It will meet on the first Thursday of the month at 2:00 p.m.  It will be the same book that the Second Tuesday Book Club is reading.  The next book will be The River of Doubt : Theodore Roosevelt’s Darkest Journey by Candice Millard.  Pick up […]

Vagabonding Around the World

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 | Time: 6:30

Come along on Brian Michalski’s 22-month solo backpacking journey through 20 countries.  In his slide presentation, you’ll see Brian farming in New Zealand, volunteering in Cambodian orphanages, caring for elephants in Thailand, skydiving, scuba diving and much more!  Brian Michalski is a teacher and world traveler. Sign up by calling the library at (708) 447-0869 […]