Posts tagged with "Adults"

Posted by lmulford on 04/29/14

Passionate about writing? Consider joining Writer's Ink, a monthly writing group for local writers to meet, read their work and critique others.
Date and Time: Wednesday, May 14, 7–9 p.m. (the group meets the second Wednesday of each month)
Location: Lindsey Room

Posted by lmulford on 03/18/14

Chicago mystery author Michael Harvey joins us for an evening of conversation as he talks about The Chicago Way, the first book in the Michael Kelley P.I. series. Harvey is a former investigative reporter for CBS and also the co-creator of the A&E series, Cold Case Files. There will be a Q and A with the audience, followed by a book sale and signing.
Date and Time: Tuesday, March 25, 7–9 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room

Posted by lmulford on 11/26/13
Join us on December 5 to talk about Stephen King’s acclaimed novel, 11/22/63. It is a meditation on memory, love, loss, free will and necessity. Copies of the book are available at the Info Services Desk.
Date and Time: Thursday, December 5, 7:30-8:30 p.m.
Location: Clementi's, 602 W. Northwest Highway, Arlington Heights
As the nation observes the 50th anniversary of JFK's assassination, there is a lot of interest in learning more about the 35th President of the United States. Here are some helpful information sources:
  • Check out the JFK50 interactive website created by the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in honor of the 50th anniversary. The site includes video and audio clips of speeches.

Posted by lmulford on 11/05/13

Dance, eat, and laugh at these two entertaining programs that celebrate Indian culture:
Date: Saturday, November 9
Traditional Indian Dancing
The internationally-renowned Natya Dance Company will entertain us with a performance and then teach us some dance moves
Time and Location: 1:30–2:30 p.m./ Marketplace
Laughter Yoga
Learn about the laughing clubs of India and participate in simple laughter exercises with gentle yoga breathing. Traditional Indian sweets will be served.
Time and Location: 3–4 p.m./ Hendrickson Room

Posted by lmulford on 08/16/13

Renowned local appraiser Karl Gates presents a general history and overview of current and past trends in the world of antiques appraisal. The first 30 registrants can bring in one item for appraisal. Stamps, coins and firearms are not eligible for appraisal. For A.H. cardholders only.
Date and Time: Saturday, August 24, 2-4 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room

Posted by lmulford on 03/24/14

Enjoy an evening of adventure on the library's large screens as we feature the Oscar-nominated movie, Captain Phillips. It follows the true story of Captain Richard Phillips (played by Tom Hanks) and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the U.S.-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years. Rated PG 13; 134 minutes. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Date and Time: Friday, March 28, 7-9 p.m. 
Location: Hendrickson Room 

Posted by daccurso on 10/24/11

In observance of the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War, Historical Interpreters Rebecca Tulloch and Phil Lauricella give voice to the words written during the war by the men, women and children of the Blue and Gray. This 60-minute audio/video performance features period-attired Civil War actors dramatically interpreting over 30 original letters from the Civil War accompanied by music, period photographs, and historical-reenactment video footage.
Date and time: Sunday, November 6, 2 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room
Sign up also for the Civil War Book Discussion of 1861: The Civil War Awakening on Wednesday, November 2, 7:30 p.m.

Posted by daccurso on 12/08/11

It's not too late to sign up for our Life Readers: Classics Study book discussion group. Led by Newberry Library Independent Scholar, Julia Denne, the group will be focusing on close textual analysis of the work of Stendal, a pivotal figure in world literature whose influence shaped the modern conception of the novel. Join us December 15, February 16, and March 15 for a discussion of Stendal's The Red and the Black.
Register and pick up your reading list information at any time at the Welcome Desk, 847-506-2640.

Posted by daccurso on 01/24/11
Join us for a unique book discussion at the Library. The Life Readers: Classic Study Group will be focusing on an in-depth study of the works of Edith Wharton. For the February 17 and March 17 meetings, the group will be reading Custom of the Country, and for the April 14 and May 12 meetings, The Age of Innocence. The fee is $25.00 for the Edith Wharton Novels anthology.
Dates and times: Thursdays,  February 17, March 17, April 14, May 12, 7 - 8:30 p.m.
Location: Board Room

Pick up your copy of the book and sign up at the Welcome Desk.

Posted by daccurso on 05/13/11
Take a trip to Greece with local author Paula Renee Burzawa as she discusses her debut novel, Seasons of Sun. This coming-of-age tale depicts a young girl’s journey into adulthood after spending eight consecutive summers in her mother’s birthplace: an ancient mountain village outside Sparta, Greece. Book sale and signing after the program.
Date and time: Sunday, May 22, 2 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room
Register online or at the Reception Desk, 847-392-0100.