Author Brett Weiss: Making the World a Better Place, One Child at a Time | Saturday, September 23 at 2:00 p.m.
Join us in welcoming author Brett Weiss, a former high school teacher turned philanthropist whose journey volunteering in Dago, Kenya inspired him to make a difference in the lives of children.
Turning the Tide: The Gettysburg Campaign | Sunday, September 24 at 2:00 p.m.
Coming in the third summer of the Civil War, the Battle of Gettysburg proved to be a pivotal point in the war. Join historian and Fischer Farm Curator Jonathan Sebastian for a special look at The Gettysburg Campaign, the events leading up to it, and its place in the larger context of the war.
Hispanic Heritage Film Festival: Libertador | Monday, September 25 at 7:00 p.m. at the Bensenville Theatre
In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Library, in collaboration with the Village of Bensenville and the Bensenville Theatre, will present a series of films in Spanish (with English subtitles) on Mondays at 7:00 pm at the Bensenville Theatre.
Papel Picado Pennants and the National Flags of Latin America | Tuesday, September 26 at 7:00 p.m.
Come out to the Library and learn about the different decorative symbols used in Latin countries when creating papel picado – the Mexican art of making flags out of colorful paper. We’ll also have some different national flags from Latin countries that you can color and cut out.
Family BINGO: Emoji Bingo | Tuesday, September 26 at 6:30 p.m.
Head to the Library for a night of family gaming fun! Winners will have a choice of prizes. Family Bingo is a drop-in event and registration is not required to attend. Space is limited, and players will be accepted on a first come, first served basis.