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 House At The Edge Of Night by Catherine Banner
A moving and charming family saga of four generations living on an ancient island off the coast of Sicily. The engaging characters pass on mystical island legends as they serve coffee and limoncellos to locals and visitors at their bar, while living through World Wars I and II, the Fascist period, and the recession of 2009.
The Lost City Of The Monkey God: True Story by Douglas J. Preston
An ancient curse, a centuries old legend and a stunning medical mystery are featured in this absolutely true eyewitness account of one of the greatest discoveries of the twenty- first century, the fabled Ciudad Blanca (The White City).
The Devotion of Suspect X by Keigo Higashino
This is a psychological thriller/love story written by one of Japan’s best-selling crime novelists. It’s a cat-and-mouse story in which a veteran police detective matches wits with a brilliant rookie criminal.
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.
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.
Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat: Mastering the Elements of Good Cooking by Samin Nosrat
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.
Kachka: A Return to Russian Cooking by Bonnie Frumkin Morales
This beautiful cookbook offers interpretations of classic Russian dishes. Pick out your recipe by June 14.
Coconuts and Collards: Recipes and Stories from Puerto Rico to the Deep South by Von Diaz
In this cookbook, Puerto Rican home cooking is viewed through the lens of the southern pantry. Pick out your recipe by July 12.
The Adobo Road Cookbook: A Filipino Food Journey by Marvin Gapultos
Learn the vibrant, multifaceted cuisine of the Philippines from this cookbook. Pick out your recipe by August 9.
Third Friday of every month during the summer at 7:00 pm
Octogenarian filmmaker Agnes Varda travels through rural France, getting to know the locals in this extremely charming documentary.
This engrossing drama follows the lives and political activities of AIDS activists in 1990s Paris.
A group of convicts participate in an intensive therapy session in this searing, emotional documentary.
Fourth Saturday of every other month at 5:30 pm
Twelve-year-old Sunny Nwazue, an American-born albino child of Nigerian parents, moves with her family back to Nigeria, where she learns that she has latent magical powers which she and three similarly gifted friends use to catch a serial killer.
After her husband is revealed to be a serial killer, Gina Royal assumes a new identity and moves to remote Stillhouse Lake. When threatening letters arrive, Gwen does everything she can to protect her kids from a menacing stalker.