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For Adults

To register for any of the free programs listed below, or for more information,click on the program title.  You may also call the library at 630-323-8188 to register.


June 6 - July 30

Each time you complete a book, fill out a "Read for the Win" entry form and drop it into the marked box at the main desk.  You could win a $100 Amazon Gift Card!

Thursday, June 16 - Saturday, June 18
Bag Sale: Monday, June 20

Come browse through gently used books, DVDs and CDs at great prices.  Stock up for summer reading and support the library, too!

Cake Decorating Secrets from a Pro
Monday, July 11, 10:30 am

Sue Liss, owner of Sue's Cakery in Clarendon Hills joins us for a live cake decorating demo--Learn the secrets of the pros!

Thursday, July 21st, 7 pm

Learn to design and create one-of-a-kind cards using fusible fabrics.  Long-time Clarendon Hills resident and award-winning quilter Claudia Moffat will lead this hands-on workshop.

Saturday, July 16

Our annual celebration of reading and food returns! Let your creative juices flow--create a representation of a book in edible form.  We've had cakes, veggie creations, even a cup of coffee--anything edible goes! Prizes will be awarded in each of these categories: Children entering Grade 5 and under, Young Adults entering grades 6-12, Adults, Families and People's Choice.  Drop off your entry from 11 to 12 noon.  The public is invited to view and vote beginning at noon, and awards and eating begin at 1 pm.

Monday, August 1, 6:30-7:30 pm

In honor of the newest Harry Potter book, adults, teens and tweens are invited to drop by the library's Meeting Room to make a cool Harry Potter-inspired wand out of a chopstick!  Hot glue guns will be used--you have been warned!

10th Annual Ice Cream Social
Thursday, August 18, 6:30-8:00 pm

Celebrate summer with free ice cream sundaes, the music of The Moonlighters Barbershop Quartet and balloon creations from our resident balloon guru/Library Director Lori Craft.  Fun for all!


Bringing Up Baby (1938)
Monday, June 27, 1:30 pm
Starring Cary Grant and Katharine Hepburn. Run time: 102 minutes

Mr. Blandings Builds
His Dream House
Monday, July 25, 1:30 pm
Starring Cary Grant and Myrna Loy.
Run time: 94 minutes
Charade (1963)
Monday, August 29, 1:30 pm
Starring Cary Grant and Audrey Hepburn.
Run time: 113 minutes

Refreshments will be served at all movies.