April 15, 2015 marks 150 years since the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. Find out what the Film and Music department has to offer about the life and death of our 16th president.
Visit the A-V department and take some time to peruse our collection of box sets!
Using our Hoopla digital media service, library patrons can borrow, download, and stream films, music, television series, and audiobooks on their portable and desktop devices. Enjoy this selection from their extensive collection of movie soundtracks and film scores, including some of this year's Academy Award nominees.
Find out what critics and fans are saying were their favorite films of 2014 with these top 10 lists culled from across the Web.
Opening September 23, 2014, the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago’s exhibit David Bowie Is presents a retrospective of the career of David Bowie. Featuring over 400 artifacts from his life and performances, the exhibit focuses on his creative vision and blending of mediums including fashion, sound, graphics, theater, and film.
The next time you are in the library, please take a moment to stop by the Audio-Visual Department and browse our newly reorganized display of Ravinia Festival posters. Produced annually to commemorate the event, our collection of 45 posters featuring natural, musical, and artistic themes in an array of visual styles dates back to 1972. Let us know what you think!