Community Room

Friends of the Library Week Author Event

October 22nd, 2016,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
In celebration of Friends of the Library Week 2016 (October 16 - 22), Geralyn Hesslau McGrady, Berwyn resident and 2016 winner of the Soon to be Famous Illinois Author contest, will read from her award-winning novel, Lines. Geralyn will share how her genealogical research evolved into the story of Livia Haas and her family’s struggles in 1870s Chicago. She will also discuss her experience as a Soon to be Famous contest participant and winner. Copies of the book will be available for purchase and signing by the author.

Family Loteria!

October 15th, 2016,
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Back by popular demand, it's Loteria!

Loteria, or Mexican bingo, is an old picture based game played by every age. It is especially fun for children! Join us for an evening of fun and snacks as we play. For families/all ages.

Game will be presented bilingually. No Spanish skills needed!

Registration is not required.

Key to Life - CANCELED

September 14th, 2016,
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Komen Chicago will present their Key to Life program. Attendees will learn about breast health and Komen Chicago’s efforts to end breast cancer, the primary message of the program is that mammograms are critical and Early Detection is Key! Participants will make key chains that serve as a visual reminder for women to get regular mammograms.