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This Week At The Library

This Week At The Library
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Events and Programming at the Library this week:

Monday, September 11

Puppets & Stories
10:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Join us for a fun storytime with singing, dancing, and PUPPETS!
For: Families
Event Type:Youth, Family, Storytimes, Toddlers & Preschoolers
Space:Main Program Room
Page Turner Junction Book Club
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Page Turner Junction Book Club explores both fiction and nonfiction titles. Join us to try out new books and discuss them with other readers.
The book for our September meeting is Inheritance: a memoir of genealogy, paternity, and love, by Dani Shapiro. “In the spring of 2016, through a genealogy website to which she had whimsically submitted her DNA, Dani Shapiro received the astonishing news that her beloved deceased father was not her biological father. Over the course of a single day, her entire history–the life she had lived–crumbled beneath her. [This] is a book about secrets–secrets within families, kept out of shame or self-protectiveness; secrets we keep from one another in the name of love.”
Pick up your copy of the book at the main desk on the first floor. Please contact the Adult Services Department (630-231-1552, x4 or ask@wcpld.info) for more information.
Event Type:Adult
Space:Conference Room
Snack Testers
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Test a variety of snacks and treats from around the world and vote on your favorites!
For teens in 6th – 12th grade. Drop in.

Event Type:Young Adult
Space:Main Program Room

Tuesday September 12

Wiggle Worms
10:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Dance, sing and move with your little one at the library. This playful program is full of games, music, movement activities, and of course stories! For ages 6 months – 5 years old.
Event Type:Youth, Family, Storytimes, Toddlers & Preschoolers
Space:Main Program Room

Crafty Kids

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Let your creativity show. We provide the materials, and you supply the artistic touch. For ages 6-11.  

Event Type:Youth, School Age
Space:Youth Services Department

Tabletop ‘N’ Treats

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

TNT – Get ready for some old school tabletop gaming with treats and drinks provided! Play a character in an immersive role-playing experience, like Dungeon and Dragons.  Outsmart your opponents in a game of strategy or chance, like Uno and Codenames. All games will be provided by the library and game instructions will be given where needed.
For teens in grades 6th-12th.
Event Type:Young Adult
Space:Main Program Room
Wednesday, September 13th:

Medicare and You
7/13/2023
7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

West Chicago Public Library District
Main Program Room
The Medicare Ladies, licensed insurance agents in Illinois, will present information about Medicare options to help attendees choose the right Medicare plan for their particular circumstances.
Event Type(s): Adult
Thursday, September 14th:

International Dot Day To-Go Bag
9/14/2023
All Day

West Chicago Public Library District
Explore your creativity with art and science! While supplies last.
Event Type(s): Youth, Family

Pirates vs. Ninjas Stortyime

10:00 AM – 10:30 AM
West Chicago Public Library District
Main Program Room
Which is better? Pirates or ninjas? Solve the age-old question at this special storytime. For families. 
Event Type(s): Youth, Storytimes, Family

Introducción al Correo Electrónico

6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
West Chicago Public Library District
Conference Room
Esta es la clase perfecta para comenzar a usar el correo electrónico.
No se necesita experiencia.  La biblioteca provee computadores moviles para la clase, peroAprenda qué es el correo electrónico, cómo configurar una cuenta, cómo escribir, responder y enviar correos electrónicos, y mucho más. le invitamos a traer su propio dispositivo si prefiere.
Event Type(s): Adult
Presenter: Rosario
Rosario Zavala
(630) 231-1552 ext. 124
Friday, September 15

Dia de los Muertos: Take Home Picture Frame Kits

9/15/2023

9/30/2023
West Chicago Public Library District
Stop by the library anytime from 9/15-9/30 to pick up a picture frame for our public Día de los Muertos ofrenda! (Day of the Dead altar)

Kits will be available for pick up at the Circulation Desk.
What’s inside?
4×6 photo frame with accessories to decorate.
Please use a copy of a photograph of a loved one who has passed away if you would like to participate in our public ofrenda.

Once the frame is decorated and a photo is placed inside, we encourage you to return the frame to the Adult Services department so your loved one may be honored on our public ofrenda.

Please return finished frames labeled with your name and phone number on the back before October, 1st. The ofrenda will be on display for the community to commemorate during the entire month of October. Patrons may pick up their frames from the Adult Services department after November 2nd.

Event Type(s): Special Events
Age Group(s): All Ages
Saturday, September 16th

Saturday Film Series

9/16/2023

2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
West Chicago Public Library District
Main Program Room
Enjoy a movie and snacks.

Movie: 80 for Brady @Paramount Pictures
Event Type(s): Adult

For more information on additional programs and events happening at The West Chicago Public Library, visit their website here https://wcpld.org

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