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Upcoming Speakers & DiscussionsDave Clark presents Good Food Fast: The 20th Century Dining Revolution . Program preceded by 10 a.m. coffee time. L...Suzanne Hales, title TBA. Program preceded by 10 a.m. coffee time. Location: Roehri RoomThe adult book discussion features The Art Forger by Barbara A. Shapiro. By page two of this novel, the reader is fully ...
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It’s official- the 10th Annual Ethnic Fest performer lineup is here! We are so excited to announce the following schedule for the stage in the Roehri Room: 1 p.m. Sheila Tully Academy of Irish Dance: Irish Dance 1:30 p.m. Natraj … Continue reading
Name: Bertha Gimbel Office: Development Committee Chair, Staffing & Personnel Committee Term: 2007-2013 Bertha Gimbel spent 20 years teaching seventh and eighth grade social studies in Chicago. After retiring, she began attending Village of Lincolnwood Board Meetings and was asked … Continue reading
In the Garden of Beasts by Erik Larson was an engaging read for the ladies in our discussion group. Only one participant reported disliking it, and some thought it was the best book we have read in a long time. … Continue reading
Author Lois Leveen is giving a free lecture titled “What Difference Does Difference Make? Race, Social Justice, and Jewish American Literature” on Wednesday, January 16, 2013. The talk is at 7:30 p.m. at Temple Beth Israel in Skokie, IL. The … Continue reading
In August, we wished faithful book group member Etta Schiller a very happy 100th birthday! Here’s to many more. The Cat’s Table by Michael Ondaatje did not inspire strong “loved it” or “hated it” reactions from the group. The usual … Continue reading
We are so proud of our patrons! The 2012 Reading Is So Delicious summer program was an absolute success. The library hosted more summer programs than ever before and enjoyed the community’s increased participation as a result. At the end … Continue reading
The old saying is true: time sure flies when you’re having fun! We can’t believe it, but this Friday is the last day of our Reading Is So Delicious summer program. Come into the library this week to spin the … Continue reading
Taking the time to eat breakfast is vital for a healthy life. In honor of this fact, we celebrated breakfast last week as part of our Reading Is So Delicious summer reading program. Our Family Storytime theme was Breakfast Before … Continue reading
The overwhelming majority of our group loved State of Wonder by Ann Patchett. So we began by hearing from the small group of dissenters, who said that this novel did not meet their high expectations for Patchett and they did … Continue reading