Posts tagged with "Adults"
Tuesday, May 12, 7 p.m. / Hendrickson RoomLearn why Elderhostel has become the world's largest travel and educational opportunity for adults 55 and over, offering economical adventures that include in-depth lectures, fascinating field trips and cultural excursions. Register online or at the Reception Desk, 847-392-0100. To visit the What's Up at the Library blog homepage, click here.
In response to customer requests, we now have the video of Mary Lou Coffman discussing What It's Like to Be a Parent Raising a Child with Asperger's posted on our website. Her presentation was one of the programs in our Human Library series. You can see it on the Recent Programs page under Programs & Classes.
Join author Garth Stein for this virtual visit to the library via Skype. He will discuss his third novel, The Art of Racing in the Rain, and answer questions from the audience.
In anticipation of the library’s book discussion of Sweetness: The Enigmatic Life of Walter Payton later in August, join this virtual visit with author Jeff Pearlman. He will talk about his book and then answer questions from the audience. Jeff is a columnist for si.com and has worked as a columnist for ESPN.com, a senior writer for Sports Illustrated, a features writer for Newsday and — amazingly — as The (Nashville) Tennessean's food and fashion writer. He is also the author of two New York Times bestsellers.
Date and time: Wednesday, August 8, 7 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room
An ensemble comprised of flute, violin/viola, cello and guitar will perform works by classical composers who wrote hauntingly beautiful music for this strange combination of instruments. Music of Locatelli, Vivaldi, Schubert, Febonio and Coquery will be included. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Check out a fresh perspective and get an answer to the question, "What's it like to be someone else?" Hear the individual story of Mary Lou Coffman and her husband, who found themselves raising their grandson, who was diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome at the age of five. Learn about the fivepoint star reward system they developed just to make it through their day and how their parenting changed over the years. Chuck Osgood, former Chicago Tribune Photojournalist and co-author of Sidewalks: Portraits of Chicago, will moderate this continuing series that gives you a look at what it is like to walk in someone else's shoes.