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Library Closed Sunday, April 4 & Tuesday, April 6 (Voting only).
Happy National Library Week! National Library Week (April 4 - 10, 2021) is a time to celebrate our nation’s libraries and library workers’ contributions, as well as promote library use and support. The theme is “Welcome to Your Library.” During the pandemic, library workers continue to exceed their communities’ demands, and adapt resources and services to meet their users’ needs during these challenging times. Whether people visit in person or virtually, libraries offer endless opportunities to transform lives through education and lifelong learning.
Finding Peace: Strategies for Self-care & Stress Management Monday, April 5, 7:00pm
Parent? Caregiver? Just want to manage stress better? Psychotherapist Maria Rocha shares six self-care strategies and seven coping skills for increased well being and stress management. Registration required.
Sell Your Stuff Online
There are many options for unloading your items, from old faves like eBay to newer places like Facebook Marketplace. Mike Gershbein offers selling and safety tips. Registration required.
Tuesday, April 6, 3:00pm
Genealogy Interest Group Wednesday, April 7, 10:00am
Our Genealogy Librarian will be on Zoom to answer your questions and help you with your searches. Registration required.
Wild Ones: 50 Ways to Improve Habitat in Your Yard Wednesday, April 7, 7:00pm
Peggy Simonsen will share important ways to use shrubs, trees, & native plants in all seasons, plus ways to improve habitat for birds, pollinators, other wildlife, and more! Registration required.
Guided Meditation & Chair Yoga Thursday, April 8, 11:30am
Join instructor Isabel Raci, C-IAYT, online for a gentle session of guided meditation and chair yoga. Registration required.
Senior Connections - The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah Friday, April 9, 10:30am
Join us for our monthly book discussion. Registration is required.
Your City @ Home: DuSable Museum of African American History Saturday, April 10, 1:00pm
The DuSable Museum discusses the history of Black people flying, literally and figuratively, well above their circumstances along with Chicago’s role in this rich legacy. Registration required.
Name That Song!
Monday, April 12, 7:00pm
How good is your ear for music? Put it to the test with our spin on the classic game show as we play hits from the past and present. Can you name the song and performer? Registration required.
Great Books - When the Light of the World Was Subdued Saturday, April 24, 10:00am
A monthly book discussion of enduring works of literature and history.
Online YOUTH Programs
BOOK of the
Friday, April 9, 10:00am
Recommended for ages 2-5. Register. Take a bite out of this silly storytime about sharks! Mr. Joel shares shark facts, stories, and songs.
Solitaire Chess Challenge Tuesday, April 13, 4:30pm
Grades 3 and up. Register. Work as a team to solve solitaire challenges with chess pieces! Zoom link will be shared via email before the event.
by Jacqueline West
Wednesday, April 21, 10:00am
Recommended for ages 2-5. Register. Play in the world of Pokemon with stories, songs, and more! We will contact you when your kit is ready to pick up.
STEM To Go: Newton’s Cradle
by Pam Munoz Ryan
Friday, April 30
Grades 3-5. Register. Use common household items to build a Newton’s Cradle and observe the physics of momentum. Supplies provided. We will contact you when your kit is ready to pick up.
Collect four bookmarks from our monthly selections and bring them in for a free book!
Online Teen Programs Teen Advisory Board Monday, April 12, 4:00pm Grades 6-12. Register. Join us on Zoom! Give your opinion and help brainstorm teen programs and more to earn a service hour. Registration and email address is required to get the Zoom link.
Book of the Month
April 1 - 30 Grades 6-12: April is National Poetry Month, so send us a poem! It could be your first poem, or your hundredth. All types of poems are welcome. Winner will receive a $10 gift card to a place of their choice. Include your name, grade, home address, and your poem in an email to email@example.com with the subject line ‘Teen Poetry Contest’. Limit 1 submission per person.
Grades 9-12 Punching the Air by Ibi Zoboi.
Read 4 books from our monthly selections, and get a free book! Find it in the library, or online on Overdrive/Libby!