Meeting Room A/B

When Radio Went to War

November 13th,
6:30pm to 7:30pm
World War II marked the first time that radio brought news of war directly to the American people. Those Were the Days host Steve Darnall examines the ways that radio met the challenges of the war, with samples of news broadcasts, presidential speeches, shows created to entertain the troops, and more.

Registration starts August 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts August 13th.

Vampires!

October 25th,
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Just in time for Halloween, Laura Enright, author of Vampires' Most Wanted and the Chicago Vampire series, explores the creepy history of vampires from ancient bogeymen to romantic heroes.

Registration starts August 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts August 13th.

Classic Film Series: Touch of Evil

October 25th,
1:00pm to 3:30pm
Our Classic Film Series continues with Touch of Evil.

On honeymoon with his new bride, a Mexican police officer investigates a bomb explosion and incurs the wrath of a corrupt police chief. Starring Charlton Heston, Orson Welles and Janet Leigh. 1958. Rated PG-13. 1h 35m.

Film historian Ralph Amelio leads a discussion following the movie.

Classic Film Series: Windtalkers

October 11th,
1:00pm to 3:30pm
Our Classic Film Series continues with Windtalkers.

Two Marines in World War II are assigned to protect Navajo Marines, who use their native language as an unbreakable code. Starring Nicolas Cage and Adam Beach. 2002. Rated R. 2 h 14m.

Film historian Ralph Amelio leads a discussion following the movie.

Autumn Bounty

October 10th,
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Camille Stagg offers tips on selecting, storing, and preparing seasonal fruits and vegetables. Try some delicious recipes, including Acorn Squash with Honeyed Apples, and Colcannon, a tasty Irish dish of kale and potatoes, traditionally eaten on Halloween.

Registration starts August 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts August 13th.

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