Upcoming Events

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Trivia Night

February 3rd, 2015, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Show off your big brain, compete for prizes and have fun! Join us for our Friends of the Library-sponsored Trivia Night. No registration required, just show up and participate as an individual or as part of a team; teams are limited to six players.

Chocolate Overdose

February 7th, 2015, 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Calling all Chocoholics - have we got a treat for you !! Chef Michael Niksic will bring samples of a variety of mouth-watering chocolates that are sure to delight your taste buds. Join us for an hour of fun and surprise chocolate treats. Recipes will be provided to all attending. No feeling guilty allowed at this program!

Roadside History of Illinois

February 12th, 2015, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Stan Banash, a.k.a. “Tex,” will be here to discuss his book, Roadside History of Illinois. In his presentation, Stan describes the state’s diverse history as he guides us along its highways and byways. Did you know that Chicago was named for a wild onion, that the only president born in Illinois was Ronald Reagan, or that the ferris wheel, processed cheese, the game of softball, the fly swatter, and the automatic dishwasher were all invented by Illinoisans? You’ll hear these stories and many more in this entertaining and informative tour of the Prairie State’s historical places.