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Programs

Most programs require pre-registration and are held in the Meeting Room. To register, visit the Information Desk, call 630/393-1171 x100 or click here to register online.

 

Books On Tap
Monday, June 2, 7 p.m.
Don’t have time for a book club? Join us at the Two Brothers Tap House to relax, enjoy one of the local Warrenville brews and talk about whatever books you’re currently reading (or looking forward to) with others. Registration is required. Click here to register.

 

Geology Underfoot in Illinois
Tuesday, June 3, 7 p.m.
Are you looking for some interesting places to visit close by in Illinois? Then join us for a presentation by Raymond Wiggers, author of the popular earth-science guidebook Geology Underfoot in Illinois for an illustrated slide lecture incorporating a diverse selection of outstanding scenic locales and geologic sites in Illinois. Wiggers will cover all major sections of the state—from Chicago’s monumental downtown to the great river valleys of the central counties, and from the canyons and lead mines of the Galena region to the soaring cliffs of Shawnee National Forest, far to the south. Wiggers has taught a host of college and adult-education courses in geology, geography and botany and serves on the Earth Science faculties of the College of Lake County and Oakton Community College. Registration is required. Click here to register.

 

Monarchs and Their Migration in 2014
Monday, June 9, 7 p.m.
The Monarch butterfly has long fascinated people with its metamorphosis from caterpillar to butterfly and with its long-distance, continental migration. Steve Windsor of Wild Ones will show a slide presentation developed by Wild Ones as a result of their joint venture with MonarchWatch which describes the metamorphosis of the Monarch, its migration, what imperils this migration and what you can do in Warrenville to help preserve the Monarch. The entire life cycle of the Monarch will be illustrated, including specific host plants for this and other butterfly species. Registration is required. Click here to register.

 

Movie Poster Display
Sunday, June 22, 1 – 5 p.m.
Take a few minutes to visit with film art enthusiast and poster collector Bill Brandeis. Bill will have several posters from his personal collection on display in the Library's main lobby.

Book a Librarian

Curious about the Library’s digital magazines and eBooks, online Universal Classes or digital business and investing resources? Need help getting started with e-mail, Web searching or saving and sending documents? Schedule an appointment for a one hour one-on-one session with a librarian. Open to Warrenville cardholders; registration required. Register at the Information Desk in person or call 630/393-1171 x106.

Book an Ellison Die-Cut Machine Session

The Library's die-cut machine is available by appointment for the public to use. The die-cut machine allows multiple copies of selected shapes to be cut at a rapid pace. Click here for a sampling of the numerous dies and sizes available. You must provide your own paper supplies for cutting. The machine accepts most types of paper, including construction paper, photo paper, scrapbooking papers, pop-up sponge, magnet, shrink film, cling vinyl and craft foam. To schedule a time or for more information, contact the Youth Services Manager at 630-393-1171 x112.

Movies at the Library

Bring your own popcorn and join us for a movie matinee on the fourth Tuesday of each month, except December, at 2 p.m. in the Library’s Hudetz Meeting Room. For ages 18 and up.

 

About Time
Tuesday, June 24, 2 p.m., Ages 18 and up
At the age of 21, Tim’s father tells him that the men in his family have always had the ability to travel through time. He can’t use it to fix the world, but he can use it to fix his own life: Tim’s determined to get a girlfriend. From the creator of Love, Actually. (Rated R, 123 min.) Registration is required. Click here to register.

 

A Shot in the Dark
Tuesday, July 22, 2 p.m., Ages 18 and up
When rich M. Ballon's driver is found shot dead, Inspector Jacques Clouseau is the first official on the scene. All evidence suggests that the beautiful maid is the killer, but Inspector Clouseau, besotted with the girl, is determined to prove otherwise, no matter how much chaos he leaves in his wake. Starring Peter Sellers, this is the film that really made the Pink Panther who he is. (Rated PG, 102 min.) Registration is required. Click here to register.

 

Philomena
Tuesday, August 26, 2 p.m., Ages 18 and up
Judi Dench plays Philomena, an Irish woman who had her illegitimate son taken from her as a teenager. A former journalist, kicked out of the Labor Party in disgrace, sets out to write a magazine piece about her – and reunite a long-lost family. (Rated PG-13, 98 min.) Registration is required. Click here to register.

Book Discussion Groups

Evening Book Discussion

First Thursday of each month, 7:30 p.m.

Note: The group does not meet in July.

Share insights with other readers and discover new books at a library book discussion. Click here for discussion and reading schedules.

 

Afternoon Book Discussion

Second Wednesday of each month, 1 p.m.

Note: The group does not meet in July, August & December.

Share insights with other readers and discover new books at a library book discussion. Click here for discussion and reading schedules.

 

**If you need assistance in the library, ask us! We’re happy to help. If you require ADA accommodations for a Library program or event, please notify the Library office at least two weeks in advance at 630/393-1171 x118.

 

** Attendance at Library programs and events constitutes consent to be photographed for Library publicity purposes.

 

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