Events

  1. One Book, One Proviso Book Discussion

    26 Sep, 2019 07:00:00 PM

     Join community Activist Dr. Quincy Johnson for a lively discussion of authors Joshua Bloom and Waldo Martin Jr.'s Black Against Empire: The History and Politics of the Black Panther Party, this year's One Book, One Proviso selection. Join us as the group examines the irresistibly fascinating history of the Black Panther Party and the Civil Rights Movement.

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  2. Senior Craft: Paint by Sticker

    25 Sep, 2019 02:00:00 PM

     Paint by sticker is a fun activity for crafters and artists, doodlers and colorers of all ages. Find the sticker, peel it, and place it in the right space. Add the next, and the next, and the next—it’s an activity that’s utterly absorbing, both in the pleasure of peeling and sticking and the growing satisfaction of watching a “painting” come to life!

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  3. Organizing Photos

    23 Sep, 2019 06:00:00 PM

     Every photo tells a story. What story are yours going to tell? Can you even find your pictures? Do you have a backup system in place? Technology has made it easier to capture all of the special moments but it has also created an abundance of images that take up space on our devices and lots of time to sort. The biggest challenge in tackling your digital and physical photo collections is knowing where to start. Christy Wright, a Personal Photo Organizer, will arm you with solutions and a plan to organize your physical and digital photos so you can enjoy, preserve, and share your family stories.

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  4. Accidental Crafter: nailed it or failed it!

    21 Sep, 2019 01:30:00 PM

     Adults!!! Are you artistically inclined? Are you crafty? Perhaps you are both? Join us for a fun, free project that will challenge the right-side of your brain and satisfy your creative tendencies.Come try a Pinterest inspired maker activity. We provide all the supplies; you provide the DIY creativity. Different projects each month:

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  5. Senior Craft: Diamond Dotz Craft

    18 Sep, 2019 02:00:00 PM

     Diamond Dotz are an easy and relaxing craft. Create fun, sparkly, and unique art by placing colorful sticky dotz on their matching color fabric square. If you want to spend an afternoon doing a fun, simple, soothing, relaxing, meditative activity then join us for the Diamond Dotz crafts!

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  6. Daughters of the Script Book Discussion

    17 Sep, 2019 07:00:00 PM

     Made for Love by Alissa Nutting                                                                                                                                                  "Hazel has just moved into a trailer park of senior citizens, with her father and Diane—his extremely lifelike sex doll—as her roommates. Life with Hazel’s father is strained at best, but her only alternative seems even bleaker. She’s just run out on her marriage to Byron Gogol, CEO and founder of Gogol Industries, a monolithic corporation hell-bent on making its products and technologies indispensable in daily life. For over a decade, Hazel put up with being veritably quarantined by Byron in the family compound, her every movement and vital sign tracked. But when he demands to wirelessly connect the two of them via brain chips in a first-ever human “mind-meld,” Hazel decides what was once merely irritating has become unbearable. The world she

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  7. The Art of Molas

    16 Sep, 2019 06:00:00 PM

     Mola is a form of art from Latin America traditionally made with pieces of cloth by women in Panama. Join us for Hispanic Heritage Month and learn about the art, history, culture, and tradition of Molas. Then craft your own Mola and create a piece of art that is personally significant and expressive which will expose you to the culture and heritage of Latin America with a hands-on activity.

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  8. All About Credit

    14 Sep, 2019 11:00:00 AM

     This workshop is designed to help you understand credit, why it is important, and how credit scoring works. In the end it will help educate you on how to make sound financial decisions. Hosted by Financial Educator, Rachel McClinton, MBA of Freddie Mac.

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  9. Rush Mobile Stroke Unit: Stroke 101 Workshop

    11 Sep, 2019 02:00:00 PM

     Almost everyone of us knows someone who has been affected by stroke and heart disease. Join the Rush Mobile Stroke Unit to learn about how to prevent and manage stroke. 

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  10. Keep Calm and Hobby On!

    09 Sep, 2019 06:30:00 PM

     Do you want time to play board games and tabletop games? Let’s have a little fun, doing fun activities, such as coloring, crafting, and gaming. Time to hang out and enjoy your favorite hobby while socializing! Bring your own hobby supplies or use some of ours.

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  11. Meet Libby: eBooks on your Device

    05 Sep, 2019 02:00:00 PM

     Bring in your device (kindle fire, iPad, or smartphone) and get assistance registering for eBooks and eAudiobooks using Media on Demand and Libby. 

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  12. Fall Reading Rewards Book Carnival

    03 Sep, 2019 10:00:00 AM

     Step right up and get your ticket to read for the Fall Reading Rewards Book Carnival! Participate in our Banned Books Challenge, have fun playing book bingo, trivia, and carnival games! Registration opens Tuesday September 3rd at 10:00 a.m.

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