Posts tagged with "Human Library"

Posted by lmulford on 01/10/13

Local resident Jim Niehoff suffered from a stroke at the age of 44 that left him unable to speak, read or write. Come hear about his road to recovery, including how he used the resources of the library's Literacy Office.Chuck Osgood, former Chicago Tribune photojournalist and co-author of Sidewalks: Portrait of Chicago, will moderate.

Date and Time: Tuesday, January 15, 7 p.m.

Location: Hendrickson Room

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Posted by lmulford on 10/22/12
 
Hear the individual story of Riana Lynn, an Evanston native who interned at the White House during the current presidency while completing a dual master’s in Public Health at Northwestern University. Chuck Osgood, former Chicago Tribune photojournalist and co-author of Sidewalks: Portraits of Chicago, will moderate.
 
Date and Time: Sunday, November 4, 2 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room
 

Posted by daccurso on 09/24/12

Chris Errera was born with diastrophic dwarfism, a rare condition affecting 1 in 500,000 births. Since Chris could not play sports, his mother used his interest in the piano to spark his creative side and help him exercise his fingers. He underwent 18 different surgeries to help him with his physical disabilities all the while he studied piano and wrote original compositions. Come hear Chris’s story and listen to him play his songs.
 
Date and TIme: Tuesday, October 2, 7:30 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room