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  • Robotics FUN: Bristlebots (9-12 years) Thursday, September 22 5:30pm – 6:30pm Cardinal Room Create a mini-robot from a toothbrush head, a battery, and a small motor. Registration required by calling 641-2448 or by signing up online.

    By Staci Terrell

  • Join us for free snacks and a showing of Allegiant on Wednesday, September 21 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm in the Cardinal Room. After the earth-shattering revelations of Insurgent, Tris must escape with Four beyond the wall that encircles Chicago, to finally discover the shocking truth of the world around ...

    By Liz O.

  • Kids Code: Minecraft Monday, September 19 5:00-6:00pm Children's Department Join us in the Children’s Department for a Minecraft hour of code. We will be learning computer languages by playing one of our favorite games.

    By Staci T.

  • Celebrate Talk Like a Pirate Day at the library! Come to the Carrdinal Room on Tuesday, September 20 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm for a swashbuckling-good time. Design your crew's flag, go on a treasure hunt, and learn to talk like a pirate over pirate-themed snacks. Costumes are encouraged but not required. ...

    By Liz O.

  • Happy Birthday, Roald Dahl! Saturday, September 17 2:00-3:30pm Cardinal Room The Author of Matilda, The BFG and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory turns 100 this year! Join us for stop-motion animation, dream jars, and edible slime! It’s going to be scrumdiddlyumptious!

    By Staci T.

  • Here's a sampling of our new fiction arrivals. Click an image to view availability or place a hold. The Fortunes by Peter Ho Davies Sly, funny, intelligent, and artfully structured, The Fortunes recasts American history through the lives of Chinese Americans and reimagines the multigenerational ...

    By Cristella