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BYOD Fridays

Get answers to your computer and tech questions from the New Media staff. Pick up tips and tricks for all your devices or try out a Mac or Windows 10 computer, an iPad, a Kindle Reader or a Windows Surface.

BYOD Fridays

Get answers to your computer and tech questions from the New Media staff. Pick up tips and tricks for all your devices or try out a Mac or Windows 10 computer, an iPad, a Kindle Reader or a Windows Surface.

Film discussion with Dick Adler: Eye in the Sky (2015)

Colonel Katherine Powell (Helen Mirren), a UK-based military officer in command of an operation to capture terrorists in Kenya discovers the targets are planning a suicide bombing. The mission changes from “capture” to “kill” and American drone pilots are brought in. But when a nine-year old is seen entering the target area, American pilot Steve Watts (Aaron Paul) has a crisis of conscience, triggering an international dispute over the implications of modern warfare. This film was directed by Gavin Hood.

Learn to Play Canasta

Canasta is a fun, social, and challenging card game. It is a partnership game that is played with two decks of cards. Each player should bring one deck of cards (with Jokers) and pen and paper for note-taking. Cost-$50. Payment due at time of registration. You are not officially registered until payment is received. No refunds.
Enter your library card number below to complete registration.
Click here to pay by credit card at Illinois EPay.
To pay by cash or check or if you are a non-library cardholder, please register in person at the check out desk.

Learn to Play Canasta

Canasta is a fun, social, and challenging card game. It is a partnership game that is played with two decks of cards. Each player should bring one deck of cards (with Jokers) and pen and paper for note-taking. Cost-$50. Payment due at time of registration. You are not officially registered until payment is received. No refunds.
Enter your library card number below to complete registration.
Click here to pay by credit card at Illinois EPay.
To pay by cash or check or if you are a non-library cardholder, please register in person at the check out desk.

Learn to Play Canasta

Canasta is a fun, social, and challenging card game. It is a partnership game that is played with two decks of cards. Each player should bring one deck of cards (with Jokers) and pen and paper for note-taking. Cost-$50. Payment due at time of registration. You are not officially registered until payment is received. No refunds.
Enter your library card number below to complete registration.
Click here to pay by credit card at Illinois EPay.
To pay by cash or check or if you are a non-library cardholder, please register in person at the check out desk.

Rise and Shine - "Tattoo" Field Museum Exhibit Preview

People have been marking their skin as a means of expression for more than five thousand years. Alaka Wali, Field Museum curator of North American anthropology, previews the museum's exhibit, "Tattoo," that explores the global phenomenon of tattooing around the world over time. Shedding light on this often-misunderstood art form, the exhibit explores tattoos' aesthetics and artistry across cultures. The Field Museum's exhibit is the first time that "Tattoo," developed by Paris’s musée du quai Branly - Jacques Chirac, will be on display in the United States.

Northlight Theatre - "The City of Conversation"

Join members from Northlight Theatre's artistic team as they discuss Anthony Giardina's "The City of Conversation." In 1979 Washington D.C., socialite Hester Ferris throws posh dinner parties that can change the course of politics. But when her son turns up with an ambitious Reagan-ite girlfriend and a shocking new world view, it ignites a family divide that spans over 30 years and six presidential administrations. As power shifts from one generation to the next, a family struggles to maintain ties while on opposite sides of the partisan fence.

Creative Writing

Perfect for the beginning or experienced writer seeking creative sparks, writing deadlines and the support and feedback from a writing group environment. Optional writing prompts and responses to guide works-in-progress are provided.
Cost-$60. Payment due at time of registration. You are not officially registered until payment is received. No refunds.
Enter your library card number below to complete registration.
Click here to pay by credit card at Illinois EPay.

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