Fall Leaf Lanterns


Wednesday, November 15 at 7:00 pm
AGE: Adults Only

Don’t have enough fall décor in and around your home? Learn how to make a beautiful fall lantern out of leaves and a mason jar. These cozy-looking lanterns will warm any room in your house. Registration is not required to attend, but space is limited. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.

 

Apple Stamp Tote Bags


Wednesday, October 25 at 7:00 p.m.
AGE: Adults Only

Nothing says autumn like a trip to an apple orchard. But what will you use to bring your apples home? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered with this fall craft. Create your own beautiful autumnal apple print totes that you can bring with you everywhere this season. Registration is not required to attend, but space is limited. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.

 

Get the Job!


Resume Workshop
Sunday, January 27 at 1:00 p.m.

New to the job market or re-entering the work force? Get the job you want! Join a veteran HR professional for a two-part seminar that will help you get the job you’re aiming for.

 

Interview Workshop
Sunday, February 3 at 1:00 p.m.

You’ve submitted your application, but are you ready for the interview? Learn what to do before, during, and after an interview. Join a veteran HR professional for a two-part seminar that will help you get the job you’re aiming for.

 

History of Chocolate


Sunday, February 11 at 2:00 p.m.

David Letterman once referred to chocolate as one of the 4 major food groups, probably because almost everybody loves it! Join the Library as we welcome Sara Drower for an evening exploring the history of chocolate. She’ll trace the path of chocolate from the bud to the bar, discuss chocolate’s Mayan and Aztec origins and cultural use, and follow chocolate’s path to Europe and the rest of the World.

 

Board Game Night


Monday, February 5 at 7:00 p.m.

Join us at the Library for an evening of board games, provided by the Gaming Goat in Elmhurst! There will be serious games and silly games, long games, and quick ones. There will be something for everybody!

 

Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band – 50th Anniversary


Sunday, October 15 at 2:00 p.m.

Did you know June 1, 2017 marked the 50th Anniversary of the release of The Beatles most well-known album, Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band?  Join Gary Wenstrup, Adjunct Professor at the College of DuPage, for an overview of the album’s initial concept, the creation of the music, the landmark album cover and packaging, and the overwhelming worldwide reaction to its release.

 

Brownie Wise: The Original Tupperware Party Lady


Sunday, November 12 at 2:00 p.m.

Brownie Wise propelled Tupperware to skyrocketing success in the 1950s. In this living history presentation, Wise, portrayed by Leslie Goddard, tells the story of her rise from a divorced mother selling cleaning supplies to vice president of Tupperware Home Parties in 1951. Today, the Tupperware parties Wise pioneered remain the gold standard for home party selling.​

 

Pocket Circus Presents: Abra-Ka-Dabra


Saturday, November 4 at 2:00 p.m.

The Library is excited to welcome Mr. Firu for an afternoon of magic! During Abra-Ka-Dabra you will learn that fantasy and reality are both possible – incredible things will happen right in front of your eyes. You’ve got to see it to believe it! Join us for this magical bilingual show.

 

Meditation Programs


Meditation: Finding Your Inner Peace and Calmness
Saturday, October 28 at 2:00 p.m.

Join Renate Lanotte, MS LCSW and long-time meditator for this deep and engaging meditation workshop. During this workshop Renate will talk about the journey of finding lasting peace, happiness, and a greater sense of well-being. Learn a simple technique for meditation that can help you achieve a lasting state of peace and happiness found through no other experience.

 

Meditation and Forgiveness
Saturday, January 20 at 2:00 p.m.

Forgiveness is one of the most difficult issues we can face in our lives. In this presentation you will learn how meditation can help you along this difficult journey and help your relationship with others and also with yourself.