Thursday, 2/26, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM See the changing face of farming through three short films that take a look at unconventional approaches to agriculture and our local food economy. Features include: “Lexicon of Sustainability”, “Brooklyn Farmer: A Portrait Urban Farming” and “Portrait of an Urban Beekeeper”. Discuss the future of agriculture, urban farming and […]
Adult Program Spotlight
Saturday, 2/7, 2 PM Ever wanted to take a special train trip in Europe? Author/photographer/travel writer Don Heimburger tells about the magic of riding trains such as the Glacier Express, the high-speed Spanish AVE, and the Furka Steam Railway in the high Swiss Alps. Climb aboard as we journey down the tracks to a number […]
Sunday, 1/11, 2-3 PM Excited for the new season of Downton Abbey? So are we! That’s why we invited landscape historian and educator Barbara Geiger back to the library to give her popular lecture on Downton Abbey. The aristocratic way of life that had evolved at places like Downton Abbey was declining by the time […]
Saturday, 12/20, 2 PM No holiday season seems complete without a visit with Ebeneezer Scrooge, Bob Cratchit and the Spirits of Christmas Past, Present and Future. Join us for a two-person dramatic re-telling of Dicken’s classic!
Tuesday, 12/2, 7 PM Join us for a fun and tasty evening with Whole Foods Market River Forest as they share some of their holiday favorites. Sample delicious bites from their holiday menu and learn how to make a festive holiday mocktail! Click here to register for this program.