For All Ages

Science Sunday -- PWS: From Bedside to Bench and Back to Bedside

April 22nd, 2018, 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Dr. Lara Pullen, who has a son with Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS), tells for the first time the story of how she identified a novel drug (Pitolisant) to treat this devastating genetic syndrome. She will describe the horrifying, yet intriguing, symptom of cataplexy and its dramatic impact on her son.

Science Sunday -- Scurvy: Lost and Found. And Found. And… Found (Again)

April 15th, 2018, 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Do you think pirate talk was all “Avast, ye miserable scallywags!” and “Shiver me timbers!”? Likely you’d also hear mutters along the lines of “Ow, me teeth hurt!” and “Argh, me aching bones!” Life on the sea was more scurvy than it was swagger, in no small part because we kept losing the ubiquitous yet elusive cure for this dreaded vitamin deficiency. From the Cape of Good Hope to Cape Horn, from Greenland to Antarctica, come and hear tell of the convoluted tale of the Scourge of the Seas!

Movies in the Park -- Paddington 2

June 8th, 2018, 8:30pm to 11:30pm
Drop in at the Liberty Center for Movies in the Park on the big screen! Paddington 2 (2017, rated PG, 1 hour 44 minutes) will start showing at dusk, so an 8:30 start time is approximate. Held on the lawn weather permitting, shown inside the Liberty Center in case of rain. Bring your own seating and snacks! Sponsored by the Berwyn Public Library and the Berwyn Park District.

Community College Fair

September 30th, 2017, 1:00pm to 4:00pm
High school students! Are you considering saving money by attending a community college before a four-year school? Do you want to learn the skills you need to move into the workplace? Are you looking for support for getting your grades up, choosing a path for your future, or just figuring out what you want to do next? Join us at the Berwyn Public Library for our Community College Fair.

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