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!
Third Tuesday of the month at 2:00 pm. Copies of the books will be available one month before the meeting.
The Wanderers by Meg Howrey
A private space exploration company is mounting a manned mission to Mars. In preparation a trio of international astronauts set out on a devised, 17 month simulation, in a Utah desert.
Dealing with the real and unreal they and their loved ones are pushed to the limit.
Rocket Men: The Daring Odyssey of Apollo 8 And The Astronauts Who Made Man’s First Journey To The Moon by Robert Kurson
The inside story of three courageous astronauts and their bold, historic and risky mission that gave America the lead in the Space Race.
A Head Full Of Ghosts: A Novel by Paul Tremblay
A perfect Halloween read, this is the story of a seemingly normal suburban New England family until their fourteen-year-old daughter begins to tell strange and macabre stories.
Mr. Flood’s Last Resort: A Novel by Jess Kidd
A charming Irish caregiver and her client, a cantankerous widowed hoarder, bond over their shared love of Irish folktales and their mutual dislike of his overbearing son.
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.
Fresh India by Meera Sodha
This cookbook features dozens of vibrant vegetarian Indian recipes. Pick out your recipe at the Reference Desk by September 13.
Feast: Food of the Islamic World by Anissa Helou
This encyclopedic cookbook presents recipes from South Asia through the Middle East and North Africa. Pick out your recipe by October 11.
New Sugar and Spice by Samantha Seneviratne
New takes on traditional desserts, flavored with unusual spices, are offered in this cookbook. Pick out your recipe by November 8.
First Friday of every month during the summer at 7:00 pm
In this drama from filmmaker Paul Schrader, a minister experiences a serious crisis of faith.
A suicidal hitman rescues girls from traffickers in this intense, critically-acclaimed thriller.
This beautiful documentary depicts the life of a Philadelphia family through the Obama years.
Fourth Saturday of every other month at 5:30 pm
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban – J.K. Rowling
Feel free to read any other stories or poems in the collection.