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Martin Luther King Delivering "I Have A Dream" in Washington, 1963

MLK Jr. Day

Monday January 18  is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.  King’s actual birthday is January 15, but the national holiday falls on the third Monday of January each year. Want to learn more about King? Visit the King Center for photos and videos. Listen to King’s iconic “I Have a Dream” speech, as well as several […]

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Chainmaille Jewelry Workshop

Space is still available in our upcoming Beginning Chainmaille Workshop this Saturday!  You’ll get to make 2 pairs of fun, colorful earrings during this one-hour workshop. Kat, and instructor from Blue Buddha Boutique in Chicago will lead the class. When: 11:00am on Saturday, January 9 Where: Large Meeting Room, 6960 W. Oakton, Niles 0000

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After Hours Concert

There are still spaces available at our after-hours rock show this Friday, December 18 at 6:30pm!  Get your winter break off to a groovy start with three local teen bands! Skankenstein Ska-punk from Park Ridge, IL If All Els Fails Alternative rock from Glenview, IL Blame the Dog Winner of our Virtual battle of the […]

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Five Nonfiction Finalists Announced

YALSA has just announced the five finalists for their brand new award for young adult nonfiction.  Here they are. Almost Astronauts: 13 Women Who Dared to Dream by Tanya Lee Stone “Angering and inspiring. 13 women proved in the early 1960s that they were just as suited to space exploration as men  and yet they […]

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Financial Aid for College

Thinking about college but aren’t sure how to pay for it? Learn about Financial Aid options at our workshop on December 10!  A representative from the Illinois Student Assistance Commission will explain the financial aid application process and tell you about available government grants. When: Thursday, Dec. 10 @ 7:00pm Where: Meeting Room A, 6960 […]

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