Upcoming Events

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Creative Kids Craft Club

November 15th, 2014, 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Fun is in store this spring with magnificent crafts to spark your imagination and help you think creatively! Join us for a different project every week.

Please register at 708.795.8000 ex 3088, on our website, or in person at the Youth Services desk. Sign up begins 30 days before event. Enrollment registers you for the whole six week session. Holidays may interfere with some dates.

The Monuments Men: Saving Europe's Treasures

November 15th, 2014, 2:00pm to 3:30pm
The compelling story of how art historians, museum professionals and military personnel worked to protect Europe's cultural treasures and repatriate stolen objects during and after World War II has inspired numerous books and films. This lecture presented by art historian Jeff Mishur deals with the complexity of Germany’s cultural climate in the 1930s and 1940s in order to explain why the efforts of those associated with The Monuments, Fine Arts, and Archives program were so urgently needed.

Anime Mondays

November 17th, 2014, 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Much of the manga in the Teen Collection has been made into animated television series and full-length films. Every Monday, we will show either an episode from a featured anime series or an animated film.

Lulu's Birthday Party

November 19th, 2014, 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Our fuzzy little resident diva is turning one year old! Join us for a guinea pig birthday party to celebrate a year of adorable antics anytime between 3 and 5 PM. Registration is not required for this event.

Games without Boarders

November 19th, 2014, 4:30pm to 5:30pm
The world of gaming goes way beyond Monopoly and Checkers. Come learn a few new games as well as play some of the old classics!

Throwback Thursdays

November 20th, 2014, 4:30pm to 5:30pm
From the super campy “Space Ghost” to the bizarre and surreal “Aaahh!!! Real Monsters,” come kick back and watch some retro cartoons and films from the 1950s through the 1990s

The Assassination of John F. Kennedy

November 20th, 2014, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Jim Gibbons will relook at this most tragic time in our nation’s history, November 22, 1963, the day President Kennedy was assassinated. If you were alive at that time you may remember where you were and what you were doing on that fateful day. If not, you will learn how everything came to a complete halt with just four words “The President is dead!” These were the words that riveted America. As soon as they were announced everything stopped and, for the next four days, the country was plunged into total mourning.

Saturday Matinees

November 22nd, 2014, 12:00pm to 2:30pm
You've all heard people say "the book was better..." Find out for yourself! As we feature a different book-made-into-a-movie each month. Read the book. Watch the movie. Discuss both! And don't worry; we'll bring the popcorn!

Anime Mondays

November 24th, 2014, 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Much of the manga in the Teen Collection has been made into animated television series and full-length films. Every Monday, we will show either an episode from a featured anime series or an animated film.

DUPLO<sup>®</sup> @ Your Library Club

November 29th, 2014, 10:30am to 11:30am
Bring your wee ones to develop their creative building skills with us at the library! DUPLO® blocks will be available to construct their masterpieces.

Please register at 708.795.8000 ex 3088, on our website, or in person at the Youth Services desk. Sign up begins 30 days before event.

LEGO<sup>®</sup> @ Your Library Club

November 29th, 2014, 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Bring your creative building skills and join us at the library for a LEGO® Club. LEGO® blocks will be available to construct your masterpiece.

Please register for this event online, by phone, or in person at our Youth Services desk.