Teens (age 13 - 17)

Humans vs Zombies

October 28th, 2016,
6:00pm to 8:00pm
A Teen After Hours Event
Human or Zombie? Choose to fight the living dead or eat brrrrraaains in this after-hours library-wide event. Bring your own brightly colored foam dart blaster if you have one! This event is co-sponsored by the Stickney-Forest View Public Library. No registration required.

Houdini: His Life and His Legend

October 29th, 2016,
2:00pm to 3:30pm
Harry Houdini was the most famous man of his time and is still the most famous name in magic. William Pack uses storytelling and magic to go beyond the myth and bring the true story of this American icon to life. Relive Houdini's magic and escapes, hear the only known recording of his voice, and discover the remarkable story of his life and his death.
This program is suitable for Adults, Teens, and Families with older children .

Christopher Columbus

October 6th, 2016,
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Anthony E. La Piana presents a unique and fascinating look surrounding the explorations of Christopher Columbus. La Piana is known as a prominent advocate of Columbus and his achievements. He is the author of Five Centuries of Italian American History 5th edition and the curator of an educational exhibit titled "The MOVEMENT" which describes Italian American history dating from World War II to the present.

Friends of the Library Week Author Event

October 22nd, 2016,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
In celebration of Friends of the Library Week 2016 (October 16 - 22), Geralyn Hesslau McGrady, Berwyn resident and 2016 winner of the Soon to be Famous Illinois Author contest, will read from her award-winning novel, Lines. Geralyn will share how her genealogical research evolved into the story of Livia Haas and her family’s struggles in 1870s Chicago. She will also discuss her experience as a Soon to be Famous contest participant and winner. Copies of the book will be available for purchase and signing by the author.