Papel Picado: Mexican Folk Art | Wednesday, October 26 @ 7:00 p.m.

Come learn about this amazing, and often quite elaborate, form of art. It is traditionally made by cutting out designs on tissue paper with chisels. Even though we’ll be using everyday tools, the results will still be incredible. Registration is not required to attend, but space is limited. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Family Fright Fest: Hocus Pocus | Friday, October 28 at 11:00 a.m.

Join the Library during the month of October for our first ever Family Fright Fest. On days when school is on break we will be at the Bensenville Theatre showing our favorite family Halloween films. Showtime starts at 11:00 a.m. (theatre opens at 10:30 a.m.) and admission to the show is free!

Halloween BOO-Tacular | Friday, October 28 @ 6:30 p.m.

AGES: 10 years old and under | Families with children 10 years old and younger are invited to celebrate Halloween with the Library! Join us for an evening of stories, crafts, and games. Wear your Halloween costume so that you can take part in the Library’s indoor trick-or-treating! Registration is not required to attend this event, and this event will take place rain or shine!

Holiday Canning | Tuesday, November 1 at 7:00 p.m.

Get an early start on your holiday menu planning! Local food blogger and cookbook author Emily Paster will demonstrate how to make ahead and preserve a zesty orange-ginger cranberry sauce using local, seasonal Wisconsin cranberries that is perfect for your holiday feast or edible gifting. This program is for adults only!