Upcoming Events

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Diary of a Wimpy Kid Party

November 4th, 2014, 6:30pm
ZOO-WEE MAMA! Greg is at it again with the brand new installment in the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series! Celebrate the release of The Long Haul with us as we enjoy trivia, snacks, and games.

Please register at 708.795.8000 ex 3088, on our website, or in person at the Youth Services desk. Sign up begins 30 days before event

XBOX 360 Gaming

November 5th, 2014, 4:30pm to 6:30pm
Did you know that we have an XBOX 360? And it's all for you! Come play some games - either from the library or brought from home (rated T or younger).

The Monuments Men - The Movie

November 8th, 2014, 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Based on the true story of the greatest treasure hunt in history, The Monuments Men centers on an unlikely World War II platoon made up of art historians and museum curators, tasked with going into Germany to rescue artistic masterpieces from Nazi thieves and returning them to their rightful owners. In a seemingly impossible mission, the Monuments Men, as they were called, find themselves risking their lives in a race against time to avoid the destruction of 1,000 years of culture. The film stars George Clooney, Cate Blanchett, Matt Damon, Bill Murray, John Goodman, and Jean Dujardin. Rated PG

The Monuments Men: Saving Europe's Treasures

November 15th, 2014, 2:00pm to 3:30pm
The compelling story of how art historians, museum professionals and military personnel worked to protect Europe's cultural treasures and repatriate stolen objects during and after World War II has inspired numerous books and films. This lecture presented by art historian Jeff Mishur deals with the complexity of Germany’s cultural climate in the 1930s and 1940s in order to explain why the efforts of those associated with The Monuments, Fine Arts, and Archives program were so urgently needed.