Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Meet Food Writer Leah Eskin

Leah Eskin, Pulitzer Prize nominee and author of the Chicago Tribune’s Home on the Range cooking column for the past ten years, will be at the library on Wednesday, April 23 at 7:30 pm to share her witty and delicious new book Slices of Life: A Food Writer Cooks through Many a ConundrumSlices of Life is both an enchanting memoir and a cookbook, with more than 200 recipes that have taken the author from the simple birthday cake of her daughter’s one-year-old dreams and Best-Friend (of the canine variety) Biscuits to Post-Cancer Paella and everyone’s go-to Emergency Pasta. Come meet Leah, savor a treat she’ll make for the event, and hear her read from her book, copies of which will be available for purchase from The Book Stall. Please note that the date listed in our printed Excerpts newsletter is incorrect.

Monday, April 14, 2014

Library Closed Sunday the 20th

The library will be closed this Sunday the 20th. We will reopen on Monday the 21st. Our websiteonline catalog and mobile app are always open!

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

Now Available: Downloadable Magazines Through Zinio

Do you love to coming to the library to thumb through magazines? You can now enjoy some of your favorite titles on your computer, smartphone or tablet with Zinio! Zinio gives you access to the most recent issues of popular magazines, such as Chicago, Esquire, O and Us in full color digital format, with many back issues available as well. Simply follow this link, sign up for an account and start downloading! If you'd like to read on your mobile device then go to either the Apple App Store or the Google Play store for Android and download the Zinio app. There's no limit to downloads so you can stock up on Zinio magazines for your commute, vacation or for just laying around the house, without having to load up your coffee table.

Tuesday, April 01, 2014

Roth IRA Conversion Strategies

Come to the library on Monday, April 7 at 7:30 pm to learn about the benefits of Roth IRAs and how to convert your existing IRAs into Roths. Presented by Personal Financial Strategies, this program is part of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago’s Money Smart Week, a public awareness campaign designed to help consumers better manage their personal finances.  

Monday, March 31, 2014

The Monuments Men: Saving Europe's Treasures

The compelling story of how art historians, museum professionals and military personnel worked to protect Europe's cultural treasures and repatriate stolen objects during and after World War II has inspired numerous books and films. Join us on Wednesday, April 2 at 7:00 pm when art historian Jeff Mishur returns for this slide lecture, which deals with some of the major players associated with the Monuments, Fine Arts, and Archives program and why their efforts were so urgently needed.