Events

Sugar Skull Decoration / Decoración de Calaveritas de Azúcar

Monday, October 28, 2019 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm

All Ages

Dia de Muertos is celebrated throughout Latin America. On this holiday people celebrate the lives of the deceased with food, parties, and activities their loved ones enjoyed in life. Join us in this celebration by decorating your very own Calaverita de Azúcar or Sugar Skull.

Para toda la familia

Event Type: 
All Ages

Bounce and Books

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 -
9:30am to 10:00am
Ages 12-24 months
We'll read, dance, sing, and explore rhythms in this lively 25-minute program. 
Event Type: 
Kid City

JUNTOS para una mejor educación

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm

Del 8 de octubre al 5 de noviembre

JUNTOS es una serie de 5 talleres para estudiantes de la escuela media y sus padres o tutores. El propósito de este programa es ayudar los jóvenes latinos a triunfar en la escuela y continuar con una educación superior. Ofreceremos un refrigerio en cada sesión.  Presentado en colaboración con la Universidad de Illinois Extensión y el BPAC del distrito escolar 118.

Event Type: 
Español

Spooky Stop-Motion

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Grades 6-8
Celebrate the season by making your very own spooky Halloween themed animation!
Event Type: 
Kid City

Upcycled Book Pumpkin

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm

Ages 18 and up

Each pumpkin will be hand cut from an old discarded paperback book. Then decorated with twine, berries, ribbon or ink. No two will ever be the same.


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Adult Services

Citizenship Class

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm

Getting ready to take your exam to become a U.S. Citizen? This class will cover the 100 civic questions, N-400 application, and the English portion needed for the citizenship interview. Must be a legal resident in order to participate.  Presented in Partnership with Mano a Mano.

No registration required 

Event Type: 
Adult Services

Wondertime

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 -
9:30am to 10:00am
Age 3
Each week we'll feature a variety of stories, songs, fingerplays, and action rhymes aimed at building a love of language, books, and reading!
Event Type: 
Kid City

Upcycled Book Pumpkin

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 -
1:00pm to 2:30pm

Ages 18 and up

Each pumpkin will be hand cut from an old discarded paperback book. Then decorated with twine, berries, ribbon or ink. No two will ever be the same.


Event Type: 
Adult Services

Book Buddies

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 -
4:30pm to 5:00pm
Grades K-12
Kids - looking for a new way to practice reading skills? Teens - looking to earn volunteer hours and become a mentor? We will match you up with each other to build reading skills and confidence. Enjoy great books, a relaxed reading time and making a new friend.
Event Type: 
Kid City

All the Books!

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Enjoy lively conversation highlighting all things new and exciting in books. Discover what your favorite library staff is reading as well as fellow library patrons. A one-of-a-kind "unbook" club! Everyone goes home with a free book, and who can say no to that?
Event Type: 
Adult Services

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