Adult Program Spotlight

The Chicago Music Scene of the 1960′s and 1970′s

May 16th, 2015 | By | Category: Adult Program Spotlight

Thursday, 5/21, 7:30 pm Dean Milano shares photos and stories from his book The Chicago Music Scene of the 1960’s and 1970’s, interspersed with music.



Surviving the Hindenburg

Apr 26th, 2015 | By | Category: Adult Program Spotlight

Thursday, 5/7, 7pm Join Historian Gary Sarnoff who will tell the story of this great airship, Herbert O’Laughlin’s brush with death, and his life in River Forest. This program is co-sponsored by the River Forest Public Library and the Historical Society of Oak Park & River Forest.



The Music and Influence of Pete Seeger

Apr 16th, 2015 | By | Category: Adult Program Spotlight

Thursday, 4/23, 7:30 PM With an emphasis on music and its power to connect, join us as we celebrate the legacy of one of folk music’s iconic singer-songwriters, Pete Seeger. Come ready to have fun, audience participation will be encouraged!



Celebrate National Poetry Month with Barbara Henry

Mar 31st, 2015 | By | Category: Adult Program Spotlight

Thursday, 4/16, 7 PM April is National Poetry Month! Local author, speaker and poet, Barbara J. Henry, will be reading poems from her book, Coming Full Circle and selected poems written after Circle’s publication. Join in the fun! Bring a one to two minute personal poem to read or a poem of the same length […]



One Earth Film Festival Pre-Screening

Feb 11th, 2015 | By | Category: Adult Program Spotlight

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 […]