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This Week At The Library

This Week At The Library

Fantastic Fair Foods Tuesday 07/09 10-10:45 am Enjoy a summer of STEAM-Park fun! We will be discovering and exploring all the fun things there are to do when you visit a theme park or fair. Each date will feature different hands-on activity stations featuring science, engineering, art, and math along with various sensory experiences. This program has been…

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Jim Greene, local guitar phenom performs at "the shell" at Reed Keppler Park in West Chicago in free summer concert series - West Chicago News - West Chicago Voice

Summer Concert Series at the Shell Kicks Off With Guitarist Jim Green-Serie de conciertos de verano en el Shell -Jim Verde-

Wednesday, July 10th | 7-8 PM Join in on the excitement at the Shell this summer for a brand new outdoor concert series! The library has partnered with the West Chicago Park District to bring a new FREE summer concert series to the community at the band shell in Reed-Keppler park. For July, they are…

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West Chicago To Host Four Sculptures in Olmec Trails Exhibit : Giant Heads Come To Life In Rich Cultural Public Art Display

This summer, the Mexican Cultural Center DuPage, in collaboration with Meztli Mexico, the College of DuPage, and the DuPage Convention and Visitors Bureau, proudly presents the “Olmec Trails: Culture and Legacy” art exhibit. This large-scale outdoor exhibition will showcase over 30 hand-painted sculptures inspired by the colossal stone heads of the ancient Olmec civilization, dating…

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West Chicago Public Library Partners with Illinois Humanities Road Scholars to Present Native American Program

West Chicago, IL – 04/18/2024 : 7 pm — Next month, the West Chicago Public Library District will host an Illinois Humanities Road Scholars Speakers Bureau presentation entitled A Brief History of the Reintroduction of the Native Americans into Illinois by Gerald Savage, Ho Chunk Nation Native American. The program is about an hour long and will begin at 7…

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Special Program Highlight: Spoon River Anthology At West Chicago Public Library

This adult performance, based on Edgar Lee Masters’ Spoon River Anthology, a classic portrait of life and death in early Illinois, will reveal the joys, sorrows, and secrets of unforgettable, intertwined characters as they speak from the grave. Masters wrote this poetry anthology from the perspective of townspeople speaking of their lives from the grave…

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West Chicago Public Library Partners with Illinois Humanities Road Scholars to Present Native American Program

West Chicago, IL – 04/18/2024 : 7 pm — Next month, the West Chicago Public Library District will host an Illinois Humanities Road Scholars Speakers Bureau presentation entitled A Brief History of the Reintroduction of the Native Americans into Illinois by Gerald Savage, Ho Chunk Nation Native American. The program is about an hour long and will begin at 7…

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This Week At The Library

This Week At The Library

Messy Masterpieces Tuesday 03/19 | 10-10:30 am Explore art in the messiest way possible. Open-ended activities will inspire creativity and encourage sensory exploration. Ages 1-5.   Blacklight Painting Tuesday 03/19 | 3-3:45 pm Have a groovy time while painting in the dark! For ages 8-11 years old. *Limited to the first 10 attendees. Microsoft Excel…

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Special Agatha Christie Program At West Chicago Public Library

February 22, 20024 | 7-8:30 pm Debra Miller, from Historical Women of Letters, portrays Agatha Christie on the day she begins writing her autobiography. It is April the 2nd, 1950, in the desert of northern Iraq. Join Agatha Christie as she reminisces with you about her childhood, her life as a writer and adventurer, and contemplates beginning…

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he West Chicago Public Library, in partnership with Healthy West Chicago, offers a brief educational presentation on herbs, including a planting demonstration.

Herb Planting Program At Library / Programa de plantación de hierbas en la biblioteca

Tonight! 7-8pm The West Chicago Public Library, in partnership with Healthy West Chicago, offers a brief educational presentation on herbs, including a planting demonstration. Recipes that feature herbs will be distributed. Attendees will be able to choose 2-3 herbs to plant in peat pots to take home. This program is free of charge thanks to Healthy…

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This Week At The Library

This Week At The Library

Tabletop ‘N’ Treats Tuesday 01/16 | 6-8 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…

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Free Winter Wellness Programming From Healthy West Chicago

Healthy West Chicago, a collaboration of community leaders in local government, education, healthcare, social services, faith-based congregations, businesses, and non-profit organizations who have organized to increase nutrition and physical activity in the City of West Chicago. The non-profit organization was formalized in 2014 through funding from a grant from Northwestern Medicine (formerly Cadence Health) and…

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