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Programs for Adults

April Programs

Tuesday, 4/8 & 4/22, 7 PM, Great Decisions Discussion Group
Sponsored by the League of Women Voters, Great Decisions promises to be an exciting series of discussions about international issues.  Stop by the library to get a list of the issues to be discussed, check out a copy of the briefing book or pick up a copy of upcoming readings.

Friday, 4/18, 2 PM, Green Movie Day  
Join us at the library to watch a family-friendly, feature film with a “green” theme! Call 708.366.5205 x312 to find out which movie we are showing.

Thursday, 4/24, 7 PM, Barbara Henry Poetry Reading
April is National Poetry Month!  Local author, speaker and poet, Barbara J. Henry, will be reading selected poems from her book, Coming Full Circle, to help us celebrate.

Friday, 4/25, 5:30-8:30, Librarypalooza, All Ages
Join RFPL for our biggest event of the year! We’ll have a live storyteller show, a photo booth, balloon twisters, a dance floor for the kiddos, an after-hours DJ dance party for teens and more! We’ll also be serving up a free helping of ice cream. Don’t miss it.

May Programs

Monday, 5/5, 10-11 AM, Coffee Monday
Come to the library on the first Monday morning of every month for coffee, breakfast snacks and conversation.  It’s a great way to get to know your neighbors and library staff! Coffee Mondays are supported by Blue Max Coffee and River Forest Township.

Wednesday, 5/7, 7:30 PM, Evening Book Discussion
Come for a discussion of Aimless Love by Billy Collins.  Books are available for pick up from the Circulation Desk one month before the discussion date.

Tuesday, 5/13 & 5/27, 7 PM, Great Decisions Discussion Group
Sponsored by the League of Women Voters, Great Decisions promises to be an exciting series of discussions about international issues.  Stop by the library to get a list of the issues to be discussed, check out a copy of the briefing book or pick up a copy of upcoming readings.

Wednesday, 5/14, 1:30 PM, Afternoon Book Discussion
Come for a discussion of Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn.  Books are available for pick up from the Circulation Desk one month before the discussion date.

Friday, 5/16, 10:30 AM, Florence: The Cradle of the Renaissance
Forty percent of all the art in Europe is found in Italy, and forty percent of all Italian art is found in just one city- Florence.  “Travel” to Italy without leaving the library during this informative and fun travel slide-show and lecture presentation.  This program is part of Celebrating Seniors Week.

Saturday, 5/17, 1 PM, Who’s Targeting Us?
A panel of local experts talk about internet, identity, home and other scams.  This program is part of Celebrating Seniors Week.

Monday, 5/19, 1 PM, Zentangle
Zentangle is a new and innovative way to increase focus and creativity through drawing beautiful images using repetitive patterns. No previous art or drawing experience needed!  This program is part of Celebrating Seniors Week.

Wednesday, 5/21, 7 PM, Engaging with Aging
Engaging with Aging” features a panel of experts who provide introductory education on the types of services available to help maintain in-home safety and quality of life as you or a loved one progresses through the common stages of the aging.  This program is part of Celebrating Seniors Week.

Thursday, 5/22, 1 PM, Writing from Life
Candace George Thompson, author of award-winning family saga about her parents, “Still Having Fun, a Portrait of a Military Marriage,” shares ideas for engaging your entire family in discovering and documenting family memories.  This program is part of Celebrating Seniors Week.

Computer Classes

The library is now currently offering 2 new technology related services, our weekly Computer Learning Labs and one-on-one appointments for assistance with your eReader. Visit our Computer Classes page for more information on these offerings.

Book Discussion Groups

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