Posts tagged with "Adults"

Posted by daccurso on 08/10/10
Eig Date and time: Tuesday, August 17, 7:30 p.m. Location: Hendrickson Room Come hear acclaimed Chicago journalist and New York Times bestselling author Jonathan Eig talk about how he uncovered archival records about renowned gangster Al Capone that led to the writing of his latest work, Get Capone: The Plot That Captured America's Most Wanted Gangster. Book sale and signing after the program. Register online or at the Reception Desk, 847-392-0100. See Jonathan Eig's website and interview with Jon Stewart on The Daily Show. See Daily Herald article about authors Jonathan Eig and Michael Harvey.
Posted by daccurso on 08/30/11

There is a great deal of media attention about the risks associated with everything from your child’s toys and clothing to the food at our local grocery store. This seminar, presented by Cecelia Ungari, parent consultant from The Green Mamas, will offer the latest research to help you determine what green choices you can make to protect the health of your child and our planet. Co-sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
 
Date and time: Thursday, September 15, 7 p.m.
Location: Lindsey Room
 

Posted by lmulford on 02/13/12

Join us to learn about your pet's impact on the environment.  Get tips on eco-friendly alternatives and discover what's best for the environment, your pet and you.  Take home a handmade dog or cat toy, made from recycled materials.
 
Date and TIme: Thursday, February 23, 7 p.m. 
Location: Hendrickson Room
 

Posted by lmulford on 01/15/13

View the documentary 9000 Needles, the story of Devin Dearth, who suffered from a devastating stroke at age 40 and underwent acupuncture in China as part of his treatment. After the movie, at 2:30 p.m., Dr. Masahiko Matsushita, owner of Ace Chiropractic Clinic in Arlington Heights, will discuss acupuncture.
 
Date and Time: Sunday, January 20, 1 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room
 

Posted by daccurso on 05/11/09

Event date and time: Wednesday, May 20, 7 p.m.

Location: Hendrickson Room Growing your own produce is rewarding, healthy, and economical. Horticulture Educator Matt Kostelnick from the University of Illinois Extension Service will give instructions on how to plan, plant, and care for your summer veggies. Register online or at the Reception Desk, 847-392-0100. To visit the What's Up at the Library blog homepage, click here.

Posted by daccurso on 04/04/11
Tomatoes and peppers and zucchini, oh my! Are you interested in food quality, sustainability and ‘going local’? Join us for a workshop that outlines the latest techniques for successful, productive gardening. A team of Master Gardeners from the University of Illinois Extension Service will guide you through the decision-making process including identifying the best location and garden style, choosing  which crops to plant, and techniques to minimize labor while maximizing yields. A list of resources and a materials kit/planning worksheet will be provided. Participants can sign up for a free, private consultation with a Master Gardener to review their proposed layout and plans. These appointments will be conducted at the Library through the end of May. Cosponsored by the Arlington Heights Garden Club.
 
Register online or call 847-392-0100.
 
Date and time: Tuesday, April 12, 7 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room

Posted by daccurso on 05/03/10
matisse_blog Date and time: Wednesday, May 12, 7 p.m. Location: Hendrickson Room Join Art Historian Jeff Mishur as he explores Matisse’s fascination with the processes of making art as well as his connections with fellow modernists such as Pablo Picasso. This talk is in conjunction with the Art Institute’s Matisse exhibition that runs from March 20–June 20. Register online or at the Reception Desk, 847-392-0100.
Posted by daccurso on 06/03/10
heydays_blog Date and time: Thursday, June 17, 7 p.m. Location: Hendrickson Room The Chicago Blackhawks' quest for the Stanley Cup is the latest sporting event to electrify area sports fans. Celebrate Chicago sports history and learn more about other great teams from the past with local author Christopher Tabbert. He will relive some of Chicago’s most famous sports moments from unforgettable teams such as the 1908 Cubs, 1919 White Sox, 1985 Bears, 1996 Bulls, and many more that are included in his book, Heydays: Great Stories in Chicago Sports. A great Father's Day gift! Book sale and signing after the program. Register online or at the Reception Desk, 847-392-0100.
Posted by daccurso on 02/27/12

This popular monthly film discussion program is presented by Daily Herald movie critic Dann Gire and film historian and novelist Raymond Benson. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
 
This month's program -  “We Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Remakes” – Hollywood’s Addiction to Recycling Movies
 
Date and time: Thursday, March 8, 7:30–9:30 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room
 

Posted by daccurso on 08/10/11

Architect Bill Scholtens will offer information on how you can make affordable green improvements to your home that will conserve energy and natural resources and promote a healthy environment. Chicago Home and Garden Magazine calls him Best of the New Green Innovators. He recently was awarded a LEED Platinum rating, the highest green building designation, for a home he designed in Lincoln Park.
 
Date and time: Tuesday, August 30, 7 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room