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Museum Adventure Passes

Cardholders may check out passes that allow free or discounted admission to seventeen area museums and cultural centers including Brookfield Zoo, Cantigny, Naper Settlement, and more!

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Discussion Groups

Books Alive! Book Discussion

Third Tuesday of the month at 2:00 pm. Copies of the books will be available one month before the meeting.

The Wind Is Not A River by Brian Payton

Tuesday, March 20, 2 pm

Many Americans are unaware of the Japanese invasion and occupation of two islands off the coast of Alaska during WWII. This historical fiction book is a grand tale of adventure and the devotion of a couple whose lives are changed forever in the aftermath of the only WWII battle to have taken place on American soil.

Cookbook Club

Pick a recipe from the chosen cookbook and share it with all at the meeting. A copy of the book will be available at the Reference Desk for you to pick out your recipe.

Smashing Plates: Greek Flavors Redefined by Maria Elia


Thursday, April 19, 6 pm

Greek classics are reinterpreted in this cookbook. Pick your recipe at the Reference Desk by April 12

Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat: Mastering the Elements of Good Cooking by Samin Nosrat



Thursday, May 17, 6 pm

This marvelous, gorgeously illustrated book shows how to use basic building blocks to rethink how to cook.  Pick out your recipe at the Reference Desk by May 9.

First Friday Film Discussion

First Friday of every month at 7:00 pm

Marjorie Prime (2017)

April 6

An octogenarian interacts with a simulated version of her husband in this fascinating science fiction film.


Rat Film (2017)

May 4

This wildly experimental documentary uses rats as a prism to explore the history of race in Baltimore.


After Hours Book Club

Fourth Saturday of every other month at 5:30 pm

Thunderhead by Neal Shusterman

March 24

Rowan and Citra take opposite stances on the morality of the Scythedom, putting them at odds, in the chilling sequel to the Printz Honor Book Scythe from New York Times bestseller Neal Shusterman.