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Icon of the event Accessible Literary Speed Dating
Fri Oct 21, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Want to meet other singles who share your interests? Literary Speed Dating is a fun and easy way to meet lots of potential dates in one evening with a cute book-themed twist. Participants are given five minutes to chat with e...

Icon of the event Egyptomania: Exploring our Love Affair with Ancient Egypt
Thu Oct 20, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Yorkville

Ancient Egypt has influenced all aspects of modern society from fashion and architecture to our obsession with mummies. Come hear about the discovery of King Tutankhamun, a pyramid built as a residence in Illinois, the restin...

Icon of the event Show and Tell: Storytelling at the Library
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Bring and object - Tell a story - Share your roots...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 04
Tue Oct 11
Tue Oct 18
Tue Oct 25
Icon of the event Quintessential Bellydance
Sat Oct 01, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Jane/Dundas

Dancer Evyenia Karmi will be offering a glimpse into the exotic world of bellydance. Participants will observe and learn a short choreography with movements from her book "Quintessential Bellydance," winner of The Beverly Hil...

Icon of the event Éclipse Solaire
Sat Oct 01, 2016 | 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Black Lights, Lego, K'nex, 3D Doodling, Sculpting and more!...

Icon of the event Remembering the Bohemian Embassy
Fri Sep 23, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: Yorkville

The Bohemian Embassy was a 1960s avant garde coffee house and home to a generation of songwriters, dramatists, comics and poets. Gordon Lightfoot, Margaret Atwood, Ian and Sylvia Tyson, Lorne Michaels, Chick Roberts, of the Y...

Icon of the event Strangers Among Us
Thu Sep 15, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Strangers Among Us is a Canadian science fiction and fantasy anthology dealing with the issue of mental health. Meet the editors and authors Suzanne Church, A.M.Dellamonica, Gemma Files, Susan Forest, Lucas K. Law, Derwin Ma...

Icon of the event Let's Draw
10:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

The skill of drawing is not unlike the skill of speaking. You are trying to make a point. Help your language along visually, draw, talk and network here at the Library!


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Aug 29
Mon Sep 12
Mon Sep 19
Mon Sep 26
Mon Oct 03
Icon of the event Magic Camp
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eatonville

Haven't received your Hogwarts letter yet? Here's the next best thing! Sign up for magic camp and learn amazing tricks and illusions from a professional magician over the course of one week, from 2-4 p.m. Discover the secret...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Aug 29
Tue Aug 30
Wed Aug 31
Thu Sep 01
Fri Sep 02
Icon of the event Literary Speed Dating
Fri Aug 19, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Want to meet other singles who share your interests? Literary Speed Dating is a fun and easy way to meet lots of potential dates in one evening with a cute book-themed twist. Participants are given five minutes to chat with e...