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Featured Events

Jan

10

2023
  • Tuesday

  • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

  • Meeting Room

  • Adults
Mediterranean Diet Meals - Hybrid Program
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Mediterranean Diet Meals - Hybrid Program

Join staff from the Northwestern Medicine Leishman Center for Culinary Health, for this one-hour demonstration to learn how to create Mediterranean Diet Meals. Recipes will be provided. (Virtual Presenter)

Jan

11

2023
  • Wednesday

  • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

  • Meeting Room

  • Adults
Inciting Joy: A Conversation with Ross Gay
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Inciting Joy: A Conversation with Ross Gay

Kick off your new year with a conversation about joy with best-selling essayist and award-winning poet Ross Gay. This discussion of his most recent collection of essays, Inciting Joy, will explore the joy we incite when we turn our attention to what brings us together and to what we love.Ross Gay is the author of four books of poetry: Against Which; Bringing the Shovel Down; Be Holding, winner of the PEN American Literary Jean Stein Award; and Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude, winner of the 2015 National Book Critics Circle Award and the 2016 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award. His first collection of essays, The Book of Delights, was released in 2019 and was a New York Times bestseller.(Virtual Presenter)This event is made possible by Illinois Libraries Present, a statewide collaboration among public libraries offering premier events.

Jan

15

2023
  • Sunday

  • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

  • Media Lab

  • Adults
FabLab Tour
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FabLab Tour

Come see and learn what you can do with all the great machines in the library's new Zanardo FabLab! We will get to know the Glowforge laser cutter, 3D printer, and various Cricut machines, including a hat press and mug press. You don't want to miss the great new things you can do here at the library.

Jan

17

2023
  • Tuesday

  • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

  • Meeting Room

  • Adults
Self-Coaching for Small Changes and Habits - Hybrid Program
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Self-Coaching for Small Changes and Habits - Hybrid Program

Join Northwestern Medicine’s Community Education Specialist Lisseth Von Trachtenberg to learn how to develop a wellness vision, how to set realistic short and long term SMART goals that are attainable and sustainable, and how to assess your goals for continued success in the new year. (Virtual presenter)

Jan

22

2023
  • Sunday

  • 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

  • Meeting Room

  • Adults
Sunday @ The Cinema: Elvis
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Sunday @ The Cinema: Elvis

Join us for a showing of a movie on the big screen in our Meeting Room.January Movie: ElvisRuntime: 2 hours 39 minutes

Jan

24

2023
  • Tuesday

  • 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

  • Media Lab

  • Adults
FabLab Tour
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FabLab Tour

Come see and learn what you can do with all the great machines in the library's new Zanardo FabLab! We will get to know the Glowforge laser cutter, 3D printer, and various Cricut machines, including a hat press and mug press. You don't want to miss the great new things you can do here at the library.