Meeting A & B

Día de los Muertos Sugar Skull Decorating Workshop

Sunday, October 28, 2018 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm
(Open to all ages) Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a tradition that originated in Mexico. Ancestors who have passed on are honored with festivals and celebrations--decorated calacas and calaveras (skeletons and skulls) appear everywhere as the most recognizable symbols of the holiday. Join us to learn more about Día de los Muertos and decorate a sugar calavera of your own!
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Día de los Muertos Sugar Skull Decorating Workshop

Monday, October 29, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
(Open to all ages) Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a tradition that originated in Mexico. Ancestors who have passed on are honored with festivals and celebrations--decorated calacas and calaveras (skeletons and skulls) appear everywhere as the most recognizable symbols of the holiday. Join us to learn more about Día de los Muertos and decorate a sugar calavera of your own!
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For the Love of Tidy

Sunday, October 14, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Chicago’s first certified KonMari Tidying Consultant, Kristyn Ivey of For the Love of Tidy, will share home organization tips that focus on what you keep (does it “spark joy?”), rather than what or how much you discard. Learn about the revolutionary Japanese decluttering method made popular by Marie Kondo’s bestseller, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up. This interactive workshop will include live demos and giveaways that will prepare you to get tidy now!
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Storytime, Etc.

Friday, October 19, 2018 - 10:00am to 10:45am
(Open to babies, toddlers and preschoolers) Join us for this fun drop-in program! We’ll start out with stories and end with a hands-on activity for you and your youngsters to try together. No registration required.

Lunchtime @the Library --- Al Capone & The 1933 World's Fair

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 11:30am to 1:00pm
Bring your lunch! We provide the guest speaker, coffee and dessert!
Al Capone and the 1933 World’s Fair: The End of the Gangster Era in Chicago, by William Hazelgrove, is an exciting and sprawling history behind Chicago, the 1933 World’s Fair and the six millionaire businessmen, dubbed The Secret Six, who beat Al Capone at his own game. Book sale and signing will follow the presentation.
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Time Traveler Day

Saturday, December 8, 2018 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
(Open to all ages) The Doctor, Marty McFly, Jack and Annie, Hermione, and Mrs. Whatsit all travel through time. Help us celebrate National Time Traveler Day with games, crafts and fun! No registration required.

Fall Festival

Sunday, November 18, 2018 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
(Open to all ages) Come celebrate the fall season at LVDL! Festivities include a photobooth, games, treats, and more fall-themed surprises! No registration required.

Ghosts of the Illinois River

Friday, October 5, 2018 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
The Illinois River, the state’s longest river, offers all kinds of shivery bumps in the night. Join author Sylvia Shults for a trip down the river to meet the folks who haven’t really left us even after they’ve left us. Book sale and signing will follow the presentation.
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