For Adults

The Essential Edgar Allan Poe

October 3rd, 2015, 2:00pm to 3:30pm
In this presentation, William Pack, magician, author, and storyteller, exhumes the tragic life and remarkable writings of this American genius. This program relies heavily on dramatic storytelling, story readings, and a couple of William’s signature performances that bring Poe’s disturbing world to life. This storytelling performance is best suited for adults and teens.

Return to the Scene of the Crime

September 17th, 2015, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Chicago author and historian Rich Lindberg takes his audience on a tour of famous and forgotten Chicago crime scenes spanning 150 years. Based on his locally best-selling book Return to the Scene of the Crime: A Guide to Infamous Places in Chicago, Lindberg will share colorful anecdotes and stories about the Windy City’s lusty, colorful, and often notorious past.