On The Same Page: Reading, Communities & Nature

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 […]

The Lady T. Jazz Band

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.”  The musicians in the band are Jim Pierce on guitar, Dan Delorenzo on bass and Andre Beasley on drums.  Presented in honor of National Jazz Appreciation Month. Registration is requested.  […]

Wednesday Movie Matinee

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, […]

Pal Joey Film

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 […]

Memories of a Broadway Hoofer

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 […]