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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.


Altered Books Workshop
Thursday, January 14th, 7 - 8 pm

Learn to repurpose old books in a variety of crafty ways.  You'll learn to make flowers, envelopes and bows from book pages, as well as how to turn books into cool purses, ebook reader covers and more!  Books will be provided. For ages 12 and up. Limit: 15 participants

An Evening with Jim Kokoris and Bill Moller
Thursday, January 28th, 7 pm

Radio and TV personality Bill Moller interviews author Jim Kokoris about his new book It's. Nice. Outside. a heart-breaking and hilarious tale of a family's life-changing road trip.

Need a little extra "wow" factor in your party decor without spending a lot of money? Then learn how to make easy balloon centerpieces and balloon columns that do not require helium or balloon-twisting skills.  This program is geared to teens and adults; registrants must be able to tie balloons.  Limit: 15 participants

Opera Lecture: Der Rosenkavalier
Tuesday, February 2nd, 7 pm

Opera expert Margaret Fournier joins us for a look at Richard Strauss' Der Rosenkavalier. Learn background information about the story and composer, and enjoy recorded musical excerpts.
Sponsored by The Friends of the Library
Author and musician Dean Milano takes you back to the vibrant 1960s and 1970s music scene in Chicago and its suburbs. Some of the musicians and groups of that time went on to national and international fame, while others made their mark here and then disappeared.  Milano will bring that time back to life through rare photos, songs and stories.
Sponsored by The Friends of the Library


No movie in December.

Monday, January 25th, 1:30 pm
Starring Humphrey Bogart and Katharine Hepburn.  Run Time: 105 minutes

The Adventures
of Robin Hood
Monday, February 29th, 1:30 pm
Starring Errol Flynn and Olivia de Havilland.
Run time: 102 minutes

Refreshments will be served at all movies.