Meeting A & B

Shakespeare's People

Sunday, January 10, 2016 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Brought to you by the professional actors of Shaw Chicago Theater Company, Hamlet, King Henry V, The Taming of the Shrew, Romeo and Juliet, and Macbeth are all represented with their most memorable speeches. This program is designed to reinforce the typical reading curriculum of junior high or high school students, or can just as easily be enjoyed by adults at a special event.

Junior Hands-On Science: Buildings & Structures, 2pm

Saturday, May 14, 2016 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm
Rockford’s renowned Discovery Center Museum is back with a hands-on program just for scientists ages 3-K! Work with your child to build a giant tower, span distance with a bridge, and experiment with shape, structure and balance! Register your child in person, by phone or online starting April 1; choose one of the three session times offered. Please note, a parent/guardian is required to attend the program with the child.

Lunchtime @the Library - European Art in the Age of Shakespeare

Wednesday, December 9, 2015 - 11:30am to 1:00pm
Bring your lunch! We provide the guest speaker, coffee and dessert!
In this lecture, art historian Jeff Mishur of Art Excursions, Inc. will be discussing a selection of European art from the late Renaissance and early Baroque eras. Mishur will be focusing on art created during Shakespeare’s lifetime, 1564-1616, which corresponds to one of the most exciting periods in the history of art. This is a period when accepted Renaissance practices gave way to radical Baroque innovations. Artists discussed include Caravaggio, Frans Hals, Rubens, and Tintoretto, among others.

Teen Holiday Movie

Sunday, December 6, 2015 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm
Join us for a flash to the past as we enjoy a holiday double feature: Santa Claus is Coming to Town and Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer. Patrons of all ages are welcome. Please register so that we can be sure to have enough reindeer treats for every one.