Posts tagged with "Adults"
Heydays: Great Stories in Chicago Sports
Hollywood’s Addiction to Recycling Movies
This popular monthly film discussion program is presented by Daily Herald movie critic Dann Gire and film historian and novelist Raymond Benson. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Home Greening: It Is Easy (and Affordable)
Architect Bill Scholtens will offer information on how you can make affordable green improvements to your home that will conserve energy and natural resources and promote a healthy environment. Chicago Home and Garden Magazine calls him Best of the New Green Innovators. He recently was awarded a LEED Platinum rating, the highest green building designation, for a home he designed in Lincoln Park.
How to Live Green in Arlington Heights
The Village of Arlington Heights invites you to join in its efforts to GO GREEN. Come hear about the latest village and regional programs and learn how you can help make a difference. This program is co-sponsored with the Village of Arlington Heights.
How Your Genetics Play a Role in Disease Development
Human Library: What It's Like to Be a Stroke Survivor
Local resident Jim Niehoff suffered from a stroke at the age of 44 that left him unable to speak, read or write. Come hear about his road to recovery, including how he used the resources of the library's Literacy Office.Chuck Osgood, former Chicago Tribune photojournalist and co-author of Sidewalks: Portrait of Chicago, will moderate.
Date and Time: Tuesday, January 15, 7 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room
Irish Heritage Singers
Keep the spirit of St. Patrick’s Day alive while enjoying the Irish Heritage Singers’ performance of traditional Irish and Irish-American music, as well as songs and music by contemporary Irish choral composers. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
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Letters of the Civil War
In observance of the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War, Historical Interpreters Rebecca Tulloch and Phil Lauricella give voice to the words written during the war by the men, women and children of the Blue and Gray. This 60-minute audio/video performance features period-attired Civil War actors dramatically interpreting over 30 original letters from the Civil War accompanied by music, period photographs, and historical-reenactment video footage.
Life Readers: Classics Study
It's not too late to sign up for our Life Readers: Classics Study book discussion group. Led by Newberry Library Independent Scholar, Julia Denne, the group will be focusing on close textual analysis of the work of Stendal, a pivotal figure in world literature whose influence shaped the modern conception of the novel. Join us December 15, February 16, and March 15 for a discussion of Stendal's The Red and the Black.