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Marvelous Mornings

Saturday, October 21 10–10:45 a.m. All ages with adult Join us for stories, songs and activities for young children and their adults, including a “make & take” project to enjoy together. Registration is not required. [...]

Read-Alikes: The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale has been on the best-sellers' list multiple times since its publication in 1986. The dystopian fiction is now in the spotlight as an award-winning television series on Hulu. The book is set in a near-future Gilead, a male-dominated fundamentalist society with a declining birth rate, where women are valued only for their reproductive capabilities. The… [...]

Whole Foods Storytime

Storytime hits the road! We’re at Whole Foods Market Elmhurst (215 S. Illinois Route 83 in Elmhurst) telling stories and bringing our enthusiasm for reading to share with all! Registration is not required. [...]

Upcoming Reads: November 2017

This November, watch out for publications of subsequent titles in series from bestselling authors Alexander McCall Smith, Lee Child, Clive Cussler, and Janet Evanovich. There is new science fiction from the author of The Martian, Andy Weir. You will also find Janet Fitch’s historical fiction set in revolutionary Russia and Louise Erdrich’s work about a dystopian society.… [...]

ABCD’s of Medicare

Join Tom Ostdiek, of the Ostdiek Group, Inc., as he guides participants through an informational presentation on how Medicare works, who is eligible, and much more! Registration is required. [...]

Cartoon Monsters!

Wednesday, October 11 3:45–4:45 p.m. Ages 8–12 Learn to draw monsters both cute and creepy in this workshop, led by professional cartoonist Mark Anderson. Registration is required. [...]

Preschool Palooza! @ Oakbrook Terrace Park District

Wednesday, October 11 11:45 a.m.–12:15 p.m. Ages 3–5  Oakbrook Terrace Park District The library brings storytime to the Oakbrook Terrace Park District (1S325 Ardmore Ave, Oakbrook Terrace), delivering a mix of stories, songs, and movement geared for young children exploring their world. Registration is not required. [...]

Paint and Snack

Tuesday, October 10 4–5 p.m. Ages 11 and up Relax and unwind! We’ll guide you step-by-step through a painting while you enjoy snacks and have fun with friends. Registration is required. [...]