Wednesday, July 23, 2014

The College Essay, or How to Keep an Admissions Officer Awake

The essay is the only part of a college application that’s completely in the student’s control. On Tuesday, July 29th at 7:30 pm you can learn how to make the most of it from Hanna Stotland, a college admissions consultant with over a decade of experience. Ms. Stotland will cover getting started, subjects to avoid, and how to stand out from the crowd. Both students and parents are welcome.

Monday, July 21, 2014

Blockbuster Teen Movies Monday

Join us for our first-ever blockbuster double feature as we screen Thor: The Dark World and The Hunger Games: Catching Fire in the movie lounge of the library (aka the Hammond Room) on Monday, July 28th. Thor starts at 3:00, pizza will be served at 5:00, and Catching Fire shows promptly at 5:30. Please note that both movies are rated PG-13 and that this program is ONLY for those in 6th–12th grades. Enjoy the show(s)!

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Come Meet Our New Head of Children's Services!

We are excited to welcome Ann Finstad as the new Head of Children's Services at the library! Ann comes to us from the Morton Grove Public Library and previous to that she worked right down Green Bay Road at the Winnetka-Northfield Public Library. Please give Ann a big welcome the next time you come to visit!

Tuesday, July 08, 2014

Hot Diggity Dog and Sassafras: A Family Concert

The library welcomes back Plum Crazy Puppets on Saturday, July 12 at 11:00 am. Families will enjoy music, movement, and stories in this interactive show for children of all ages. Your entire family will sing along to old and new favorites, as colorful and engaging puppets accompany every song. Registration is NOT required. We hope to see you there!

Saturday, July 05, 2014

The Surrealist World of René Magritte

The paintings of Belgian Surrealist René Magritte have long fascinated viewers. Many find Magritte's works as intellectually challenging as they are visually appealing. Art historian Jeff Mishur returns to the library on Monday, July 7 at 7:00 to discuss Magritte's relationship to the Surrealist movement and places his work in an appropriate historic context. Jeff's slide lectures are always popular and informative!