Multiple dates, begins Saturday, March 01, 2014 | Time:
On The Same Page is a partnership of the Brookfield, North Riverside and Riverside Libraries with the Brookfield Zoo to promote the theme of nature awareness through related books, art and poetry. Running March 1 thru May 3, each library will have book discussions and related programming for all ages. A resource guide and bookmarks […]
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 | Time: 2:00
A LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN (1992), 128 min., Rated PG. A washed-up ballplayer (Tom Hanks) is hired to coach in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League while the male pros are at war in 1943. He finds himself drawn back into the game by the heart and heroics of his team which include Geena Davis, Madonna, […]
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 | Time: 6:30 p.m.
During this computer presentation, you’ll learn how to create habitats for some of the area’s butterflies who need year round habitats. You’ll also learn about the basic requirements and essential practices for butterfly gardens as well as the great diversity of local butterfly species and how they complete their life cycles. The presenter is Stephanie […]
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 | Time: 2:00
DISNEYNATURE: WINGS OF LIFE (2013), 80 min., Rated G. Narrated by Meryl Streep, this intimate and unprecedented look at butterflies, hummingbirds, bees, bats and flowers is a celebration of life, as a third of the world’s food supply depends on these incredible and increasingly threatened creatures. Directed by acclaimed filmmaker Louie Schwartzberg, WINGS OF LIFE […]
Wednesday, April 02, 2014 | Time: 2:00 p.m.
THE GREAT GATSBY (2013), 142 min., Rated PG-13. Would-be writer Nick Carraway (Tobey Maguire) leaves the Midwest and comes to New York City in the spring of 1922, an era of loosening morals, glittering jazz, bootleg kings, and sky-rocketing stocks. Chasing his own American Dream, Nick lands next door to a mysterious, party-giving millionaire, Jay […]
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 | Time: 6:30 p.m.
Learn about the world’s most famous hiking trail and its community of mountain landscapes, plants, animals, and people as experienced by presenter John Lynn during 2,100 miles of hiking and camping adventures from Georgia to Maine on the Appalachian National Scenic Trail. John Lynn of Peoria has personally hiked, bicycled, and canoed nearly 25,000 miles […]
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 | Time: 6:30 p.m.
“Lady T.” (aka Toscanellie Marcelain) and her Jazz Band return for this popular program to entertain with standards and songs from her CD, “Speak Low.” Presented in honor of National Jazz Appreciation Month. Registration is requested. To register, click on the Registration Form on the right.
Wednesday, May 07, 2014 | Time: 2:00 p.m.
CAPTAIN PHILLIPS (2013), 134 min., Rated PG-13. Based on the true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, which was the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years. Starring Tom Hanks as Captain Phillips. Join our Book Club on Tuesday, […]
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 | Time: 2:00 p.m.
PAL JOEY (1957), 109 min., Not Rated. This classic musical relates the story of a nightclub entertainer (Frank Sinatra) who is also a heel. He romances a wealthy socialite (Rita Hayworth) to get her to finance his own nightclub, then falls for a chorine (Kim Novak) he hires for the club. Includes a great Rodgers […]
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 | Time: 6:30 p.m.
George Zima performed in vaudeville as a child and has been on Broadway and television through the years. He’s danced his way through life and will recount his career via slides and video, plus share many heartwarming stories. On Broadway, Mr. Zima appeared in famous productions: “Pal Joey,” “Milk and Honey,” “Gypsy,” “Li’l Abner,” and […]