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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.

Mr. & Mrs. America by Juliet McDaniel

March 19, 2 pm

It’s 1969, Nixon is president, Neil Armstrong just took one small step for man, and socialite Maxine Simmons just found out her husband is leaving her for his twenty-two-year-old secretary.

Virgil Wander by Leif Enger

April 16, 2 pm

A story about the curmudgeonly owner and patrons of a movie theater in Greenstone, Minnesota and their quest to revive their flagging town.

Rising Out of Hatred: The Awakening of a Former White Nationalist by Eli Saslow

May 21, 2 pm

A powerful story of how the heir to the white supremacist movement changed his heart and his thoughts.

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.

Provisions: The Roots of Caribbean Cooking by Michelle and Suzanne Rousseau. 

 

 

Thursday, March 28, 6 pm

 

Vegetarian island cuisine is featured in this book. Pick out your recipe at the Reference Desk by March 21.

Korean Home Cooking by Sohui Kim

 

 

Thursday, April 25, 6 pm

 

This cookbook features an especially strong section on banchan (Korean side dishes). Pick out your recipe at the Reference Desk by April 18.

Season: Big Flavors, Beautiful Food by Nik Sharma

 

 

Thursday, May 30, 6 pm

 

This cookbook offers a bounty of Indian-accented recipes. Pick out your recipe at the Reference Desk by May 23.

Friday Film Discussion

First Friday of every month during the summer at 7:00 pm

Blindspotting

April 5

A convicted felon witnesses a police shooting in this insightful comedy about race relations.

 

Madeline’s Madeline

May 3

A troubled teenager becomes involved with an experimental theater troupe in this beautifully photographed film.

 

After Hours Book Club

Fourth Saturday of every other month at 5:30 pm

Truly Devious by Maureen Johnson

 

 

Saturday, May 18

Copies of the books will be available at the Circulation Desk one month before the meeting.