Adult Summer Reading Program

Multiple dates, begins Wednesday, June 01, 2016 | Time:

  All you have to do is read, listen or watch at least four library books, audiobooks or DVDs (including eBooks and downloadable audiobooks from Media On Demand and in the online card catalog) in 8 weeks to qualify for the Grand Prize.  There will also be 8 Weekly Drawings for gift cards from local […]

Wednesday Movie Matinee

Wednesday, July 06, 2016 | Time: 2:00 p.m.

  A BEAUTIFUL MIND (2001), 135 min., Rated PG-13. Dramatic biography of John Nash (Russell Crowe), a mathematical genius, who stood on the brink of international acclaim.  But the handsome and arrogant Nash soon found himself on a painful and harrowing journey of self-discovery.  After many years of struggle, he eventually triumphed over his schizophrenia, and […]

Healthy Grilling

Wednesday, July 13, 2016 | Time: 6:30 p.m.

  Chef Michael Niksic will demonstrate healthy grilling with oils, marinades, and seasonings applied to vegetables and other animal proteins.  Recipes will be available.  Sample portions will be provided.  Chef Niksic has opened or helped open over 22 restaurants of various cuisines and themes.    To sign up, call the library at (708) 447-0869 or […]

Wednesday Movie Matinee

Wednesday, August 03, 2016 | Time: 2:00

  APOLLO 13 (1995), 140 min., Rated PG. It had been less than a year since the first man walked on the Moon, but to the American public, Apollo 13 was just another “routine” space flight. That is until the words pierced the immense void of space: “Houston, we have a problem.” Stranded in a […]

Roving the Red Planet

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 | Time: 6:30

  There are currently 5 U.S. spacecraft either working on or orbiting Mars right now.  What have we learned about the Red Planet with this robotic fleet?  Plenty!  Michelle Nichols from the Adler Planetarium will cover the past, present and future of Martian exploration, including the latest from the most recent rover to land on […]