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Book Club Resources:

LitLovers - resource for "all things literary" including blook club tips, discussion guides and recipes.

BookBundlz - a one stop resource that caters to book clubs and book enthusiasts.

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Events

Toddler Time

Date: Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Time: 9:30am - 10:00am
Description: Toddler Time is an interactive story time program for children ages 18-35 months and their adult ...

Cooking at The Red Palm

Date: Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Time: 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Description: Make some hearty appetizers for your next game day with Chef Mario! Note:  Picture does not ...

Yak & Yarn

Date: Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Time: 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Description: The Yak and Yarn Club is open to crocheters and beginning knitters as well. 6th grade - adult are ...

Read to Succeed Chicago Wolves Reading Program

Date: Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Time: 12:00am - 12:00am
Description: Read 4 books between January 7 and February 28 to earn a kid's meal from Raising Cane's, and ice ...

Toddler Time

Date: Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Time: 9:30am - 10:00am
Description: Toddler Time is an interactive story time program for children ages 18-35 months and their adult ...

Noon Chair Yoga: Winter 2019

Date: Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Description: Certified yoga instructor Joan Zigulich of Yoga Pathway will lead you in a Chair Yoga practice to bo...

Preschool Story Time

Date: Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Time: 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Description: Preschool Story Time combines stories, songs and crafts for kids from 3-5 years old.   ...

1 pm Chair Yoga: Winter 2019

Date: Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Description: Certified yoga instructor Joan Zigulich of Yoga Pathway will lead you in a Chair Yoga practice to bo...

Animal STEM and Stories

Date: Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Time: 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Description: Have you ever wondered how arctic animals stay warm or how penguins stay dry?  Learn about a...

Conquer Test Anxiety: Teen Mindfulness Workshop

Date: Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Time: 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Description: Mindfulness is the practice of being aware of one’s own body and feelings in the present moment...

Stranger Than Fiction Book Club-'The School House Gate' author Skype and discussion

Date: Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Time: 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Description: Stranger Than Fiction will meet to discuss 'The Schoolhouse Gate: Public Education, the Supr...

Read to Succeed Chicago Wolves Reading Program

Date: Thursday, January 24, 2019
Time: 12:00am - 12:00am
Description: Read 4 books between January 7 and February 28 to earn a kid's meal from Raising Cane's, and ice ...

Preschool Story Time

Date: Thursday, January 24, 2019
Time: 9:30am - 10:00am
Description: Preschool Story Time combines stories, songs and crafts for kids from 3-5 years old.   ...

Snack & STEM

Date: Thursday, January 24, 2019
Time: 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Description: Join us on Thursdays for fun STEM activities and a brain-boosting snack! Register for each activi...

Family Story Time

Date: Thursday, January 24, 2019
Time: 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Description: Children from birth through age 6 and their families will enjoy stories, songs and fun activities...

Read to Succeed Chicago Wolves Reading Program

Date: Friday, January 25, 2019
Time: 12:00am - 12:00am
Description: Read 4 books between January 7 and February 28 to earn a kid's meal from Raising Cane's, and ice ...

Baby Bookworms

Date: Friday, January 25, 2019
Time: 9:30am - 10:00am
Description: Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes and fun for you and your baby! For babies from birth through 17 mont...

Tween/Teen Funtastic Fridays

Date: Friday, January 25, 2019
Time: 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Description: Join us on Fridays for some after-school fun! December 14--CD Mosaic Art January ...

After Hours with Pianist Steve Kostakes

Date: Friday, January 25, 2019
Time: 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Description: Pianist Steve Kostakes will entertain with music ranging from the oldies to the classics.&nb...

Read to Succeed Chicago Wolves Reading Program

Date: Saturday, January 26, 2019
Time: 12:00am - 12:00am
Description: Read 4 books between January 7 and February 28 to earn a kid's meal from Raising Cane's, and ice ...

Learn to Program with Python

Date: Saturday, January 26, 2019
Time: 10:00am - 11:00am
Description: Learn about algorithms, data structures and more using the popular programming language Python. A...

Preschool and Enrichment Fair

Date: Saturday, January 26, 2019
Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm
Description: Join us for our first annual Preschool and Enrichment Fair! Meet program representatives and gath...

Cuentos en español--Story Time in Spanish

Date: Saturday, January 26, 2019
Time: 10:30am - 11:00am
Description: Hora de cuentos para niños y niñas desde bebitos hasta edad escolar y para sus padres. Libros, ...

Girls Who Code

Date: Saturday, January 26, 2019
Time: 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Description: Girls Who Code is a weekly coding club where girls 6th-12th grade meet to learn coding. The onlin...

Read to Succeed Chicago Wolves Reading Program

Date: Sunday, January 27, 2019
Time: 12:00am - 12:00am
Description: Read 4 books between January 7 and February 28 to earn a kid's meal from Raising Cane's, and ice ...

Read to Succeed Chicago Wolves Reading Program

Date: Monday, January 28, 2019
Time: 12:00am - 12:00am
Description: Read 4 books between January 7 and February 28 to earn a kid's meal from Raising Cane's, and ice ...

iPhone and iPad Basics

Date: Monday, January 28, 2019
Time: 9:30am - 11:00am
Description: Learn everything you need to know to get started with an iPad or iPhone, from navigation to custo...

Snowy Celebration

Date: Monday, January 28, 2019
Time: 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Description: Chill out with snowy stories, games and crafts.  For kids in 3rd grade and under. ...

Read to Succeed Chicago Wolves Reading Program

Date: Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Time: 12:00am - 12:00am
Description: Read 4 books between January 7 and February 28 to earn a kid's meal from Raising Cane's, and ice ...

Toddler Time

Date: Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Time: 9:30am - 10:00am
Description: Toddler Time is an interactive story time program for children ages 18-35 months and their adult ...

Cards for Hospitalized Kids

Date: Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Time: 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Description: Join us anytime from 3:30-5:00, to make handmade Valentine's Day cards for kids who are hosp...

Make It, Take It Tuesdays

Date: Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Time: 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Description: Join us on Tuesdays in the Teen Room to create something new!  Register for each activity yo...

Read to Succeed Chicago Wolves Reading Program

Date: Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Time: 12:00am - 12:00am
Description: Read 4 books between January 7 and February 28 to earn a kid's meal from Raising Cane's, and ice ...

Toddler Time

Date: Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Time: 9:30am - 10:00am
Description: Toddler Time is an interactive story time program for children ages 18-35 months and their adult ...

Noon Chair Yoga: Winter 2019

Date: Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Description: Certified yoga instructor Joan Zigulich of Yoga Pathway will lead you in a Chair Yoga practice to bo...

Preschool Story Time

Date: Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Time: 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Description: Preschool Story Time combines stories, songs and crafts for kids from 3-5 years old.   ...

1 pm Chair Yoga: Winter 2019

Date: Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Description: Certified yoga instructor Joan Zigulich of Yoga Pathway will lead you in a Chair Yoga practice to bo...

Animal STEM and Stories

Date: Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Time: 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Description: Have you ever wondered how arctic animals stay warm or how penguins stay dry?  Learn about a...

Kindred Spirits Book Club

Date: Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Time: 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Description: This month's selection is "The Great Believers" by Rebecca Makkai.  Ms. Makkai will be joini...

Read to Succeed Chicago Wolves Reading Program

Date: Thursday, January 31, 2019
Time: 12:00am - 12:00am
Description: Read 4 books between January 7 and February 28 to earn a kid's meal from Raising Cane's, and ice ...

Preschool Story Time

Date: Thursday, January 31, 2019
Time: 9:30am - 10:00am
Description: Preschool Story Time combines stories, songs and crafts for kids from 3-5 years old.   ...

Family Story Time

Date: Thursday, January 31, 2019
Time: 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Description: Children from birth through age 6 and their families will enjoy stories, songs and fun activities...

History of the Chicago Auto Show

Date: Thursday, January 31, 2019
Time: 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Description: Mitch Frumkin, Chicago Auto Show historian and archivist, will talk about the history of the auto...

Read to Succeed Chicago Wolves Reading Program

Date: Friday, February 1, 2019
Time: 12:00am - 12:00am
Description: Read 4 books between January 7 and February 28 to earn a kid's meal from Raising Cane's, and ice ...

Baby Bookworms

Date: Friday, February 1, 2019
Time: 9:30am - 10:00am
Description: Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes and fun for you and your baby! For babies from birth through 17 mont...

Tween/Teen Funtastic Fridays

Date: Friday, February 1, 2019
Time: 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Description: Join us on Fridays for some after-school fun! December 14--CD Mosaic Art January ...

Read to Succeed Chicago Wolves Reading Program

Date: Saturday, February 2, 2019
Time: 12:00am - 12:00am
Description: Read 4 books between January 7 and February 28 to earn a kid's meal from Raising Cane's, and ice ...

Learn to Program with Python

Date: Saturday, February 2, 2019
Time: 10:00am - 11:00am
Description: Learn about algorithms, data structures and more using the popular programming language Python. A...

Girls Who Code

Date: Saturday, February 2, 2019
Time: 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Description: Girls Who Code is a weekly coding club where girls 6th-12th grade meet to learn coding. The onlin...

Read to Succeed Chicago Wolves Reading Program

Date: Sunday, February 3, 2019
Time: 12:00am - 12:00am
Description: Read 4 books between January 7 and February 28 to earn a kid's meal from Raising Cane's, and ice ...

Read to Succeed Chicago Wolves Reading Program

Date: Monday, February 4, 2019
Time: 12:00am - 12:00am
Description: Read 4 books between January 7 and February 28 to earn a kid's meal from Raising Cane's, and ice ...