Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Summer Reading is Coming to an End!

There are only a couple of weeks remaining in our adult summer reading program so be sure to get your books recorded by Saturday, August 3rd so you can pick up a great final prize! And even though you've reached your goal you should keep recording book titles since every book that you read until the end will get you entries into our weekly drawings as well as double movie coupons. The kids' summer reading program also ends soon, with a pizza party on August 3rd at noon that you won't want to miss!

Music Around the World

This Saturday, July 20, at 11:00 a.m., music loving kids ages 5 and up with parent or caregiver will want to come to the library in order to discover the musical instruments of the world! This unique program will bring together musical cultures and instruments from a diverse range of countries and peoples. Enjoy native folk songs, learn about the history and culture, and try out many of the instruments, too!

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Ready to Wear and Ready to Paint

Dr. Michelle Paluch-Mishur returns to the library on Tuesday, July 16th at 7:00 for an interactive slide lecture that looks at late nineteenth century artists such as Cassatt, Tissot, Caillebotte and Renoir and their relationship to exciting developments in the Parisian fashion industry. This theme relates to the special exhibition “Impression, Fashion and Modernity,” on display at the Art Institute of Chicago from June 26–September 22. Dr. Paluch-Mishur's lectures are always a big hit and a lot of fun!

Board meeting rescheduled

The board meeting originally scheduled for Wednesday, July 17th has been moved to Monday, July 15th at 7:30. All of our board meetings take place in the Hammond Room and are open to the public.

Friday, July 05, 2013

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 9th at 7:30 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. Students and parents welcome!

Monday, July 01, 2013

Closed for the 4th of July

The library will be closed on Thursday, July 4th and will reopen on Friday, July 5th. You can always renew, search and place holds through our Bibliocommons catalog or through the library app, available for iOS and Android.