Family (all ages)

"The Sea Hawk" starring Errol Flynn

September 20th, 2014, 2:30pm to 4:30pm
Ahoy, mateys! Pirates be commandeering this here library for a day! Board the Jolly Roger for a rousing round of piratical films and nautical mayhem!

Airing at 10am - Muppet Treasure Island (rated G)
Airing at noon - Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (rated PG-13)
Airing at 2:30 - The Sea Hawk (unrated)

Costumes welcome! Join us also for day-long activities, crafts, and snacks!


September 20th, 2014, 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Ahoy, mateys! Your library is getting in the spirit of Talk Like a Pirate Day! Join Youth Services for a pirate party of plenty as we gobble pirate snacks, play pirate games, and take photos in our pirate photo station. No registration is necessary for this event.

The Friends of the Library Present Author Joanne Zienty

October 18th, 2014, 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Join us as we kick off National Friends of the Library Week with an appearance by Soon to Be Famous Illinois Author contest winner, Joanne Zienty as she talks about her writing career, the publishing industry and her award winning novel The Things We Save. Copies of the book will be available for sale and signing with a portion of the cost being donated to the Friends by Ms. Zienty. All ages are welcome. If you have ever dreamed of having your book published, this is an event you should not miss!