Meeting Room B

Welcome back to Lake Villa District Library. Face coverings are required, social distancing measures are in place and a limited number of people are allowed in at one time.

Heather Letto YA Author Program

Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

We’'ve witnessed it in Hunger Games and Divergent. Strange societies with even stranger rules. It’s what’s hot. It’s dystopia.

In her debut novel, Impervious, a new dystopian society is introduced and the snarky heroine, Fran, is not too crazy about her choices. That’s why she’s a rebel. That’s why she runs.

Join her on July 31st when we'll sneak a peek inside of Impervious... Heather will show you a few tricks of the trade... We’ll knock around some ideas... You'll be armed to build your own dystopian society... And we'll have some fun!


A Geologists View of the Solar System

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Incorporating breathtaking, full-color images taken by recent unmanned space probes, the lecture reveals some of the strangest terrains and most alien environments imaginable. Special emphasis is laid on the difference between the ‘planetary twins’ Earth and Venus—why one became a magnificent home for life, while the other evolved into a nightmarish world with a pressure-cooker atmosphere, sulfuric acid rain, and a barren, tortured landscape. Presented by Geologist Ray Wiggers.

The Law of Attraction: Change Your Life in 17 Seconds

Thursday, June 19, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Author Seema Chandarana has studied the metaphysical teachings of many experts and puts her learning into practice in her daily life as a teacher and yoga instructor. In her book, Irrefutable: My Proof for the Law of Attraction, she shares how to create one's own reality and to transform one's life through daily affirmations of positive thinking.

Charles Dawes - 100th Anniversary WWI: The Great War

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Charles Dawes speaks in detail with photos and maps about the politics and alliances of the world that then exploded into the maelstrom of WWI. He tells stories of the British, French, Lloyd George, Clemanceau, Kaiser Wilhelm, Czar Nicholas. He recounts American successes at the battles of Cantigny, 2nd Marne, Chateau Thierry, Belleau Wood and St. Miheil. Dawes delightedly describes his famed “Hell and Maria” speech to Congress railing against pin head politicians who criticized war time spending to gain political advantage. After his testimony, the committee disbanded.