What's Up at the Library?
Attention Teen Homeschoolers! The Hub opens early one Thursday each month just for you so you can come and take advantage of all we have to offer. Read a book, play video games, complete a DIY Kit, surf the web, and lots more in the library’s teen space. Our Teen Staff is also here and ready to help! For teens ages 12-18.
Date and Time: Thursday, March 13; 1:00-3:00 p.m.
Location: The Hub
Mark your calendar for March Madness. Come dressed in your favorite college colors and join us for fun and games. We’ll even take a shot at predicting the teams that will compete and ultimately win the NCAA Tournament! For ages 9 and up.
Children who have lots of experiences with their first language have an easier time learning how to read. Join us for a Spanish-filled evening of stories, songs, and play led by community member and library volunteer Amalia P. Recommended for families with children ages 1-6 and their siblings.
Exercise your design skills and create graphics for gig posters, album covers, band logos and more. Come with a vision for your current or dream band and images that best define your sound. Then come to our Brand Your Band: Making Merch program on March 25 and make some swag to promote your band.
A horn-driven ensemble with strong roots in the New Orleans Second Line Tradition, the Lowdown Brass Band melds modern funk, hip-hop, reggae and pop into a unique style all their own. A Chicago-based group, LDB puts a local stamp on a New Orleans musical tradition by performing original, high-energy compositions. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
In honor of Women's History Month, Author Kathryn Atwood joins us to discuss her book, Code Name Pauline: Memoirs of a World War II Special Agent. It is the real-life chronicle of Pearl Witherington Cornioley, a French-British special agent and her fight against Nazi terror. The program will also address the role of women in World War II.
Drop in and learn how to use Hoopla, a new digital media service that allows A.H. cardholders to borrow free popular movies, TV shows, music and audiobooks by streaming/downloading on iPad/Android tablets and smartphones or via a computer browser. Please bring your device and know your account information for downloading apps.
Registration begins March 1 for our Tech Skills Classes. Learn the tech skills you need for business, school and home. These fill up quickly so sign up early.
- Register at the Info Desk, 847-392-0100 or online. Class descriptions are on our online calendar.
- All sessions are in the Training Center unless otherwise noted.
- Classes in the Training Center are limited to A.H. cardholders. Classes in other locations are open to all.
In celebration of Greek Independence Day, come learn about the history and tradition of Greek dancing. Performers will don traditional costumes and explain the importance behind their movement and choreography. They will even demonstrate some moves to the audience. Presented by Orpheus Hellenic Folklore Society.