You might be surprised to learn that Elon Musk and Tesla did not invent the electric car! More than 100 years ago, electric cars were the most popular automobiles in the world. Join speaker Barbara J. Barrett as she explores the rise and fall of the electric car in the early 1900s as well as the unique challenges facing the resurgence of electric cars today. In-house and virtual attendance.
Fresh off a tour with her band Japanese Breakfast, Michelle will discuss her bestselling memoir, Crying in H Mart, and more. Chicago author, editor, critic, and producer Jessica Hopper will join her in conversation.
Learn how to use Canva, a free online product, to create beautiful & eye-catching posters, cards, presentations, & more!
Discover the history, the architecture, and public art of Chicagos epic Millennium Park. Art Historian Jeff Mishur will discuss the project and some of its central features including: the Frank O. Gehry-designed Jay Pritzker Pavilion and BP Bridge; Anish Kapoor's Cloud Gate (aka The Bean) sculpture; Jaume Plensa's Crown Fountain; and the Lurie Garden.
Take a trip around the globe to discover the fantastic superstructures that have stunned the world and will leave you in awe. Of the one hundred super structures that stand on our planet today, the first fifty took eighty years in total to build. The second fifty have taken five years! What is happening in architecture today is stunning. Without waiting lists or standing room only status, take an architectural tour of the world and see for yourself the unparalleled advances in architecture today.
Join Gareth Blakesley, director and chief naturalist at Lake Katherine, as he shows different ways to navigate using clues and signs from nature. This program will be held outside at the library. Dress for the weather. Class limited to 12.