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Sarah Joynt will discuss major tourist destinations in Japan as well as many areas off the beaten path using her own dramatic photos on Wednesday, September 12 from 7-8 P.M.Japanese refreshments will be served. - MA
See Adult Services to sign up or call 630-260-1550 for any questions or register online at www.glensidepld.org. Image source - google.com
Learn about and play fantasy football on Tuesday, September 11 from 7-8:30 P.M. This class will teach you the basics of how fantasy football works, and how to play. You do not need to be an expert on football to participate and have fun. Recommended audience: 15 years and older. - MA
See Adult Services to sign up or call 630-260-1550 for any questions or register online at www.glensidepld.org. Image source: google.com
Spies are back!
Modern spies are now tracking down international terrorists while their historical counterparts operate during the world wars or the Cold War. You’ll find lots of action in these edgy, dark thrillers.
Beginning this Monday, September 3rd, A&E network will air its miniseries adaptation of Robin Cook’s medical thriller Coma. The movie stars Lauren Ambrose as Susan Wheeler, a medical student who stumbles on a strange pattern at Memorial Hospital. An alarming number of patients are becoming comatose, then sent to the suspicious Jefferson Institute. Susan sets out to discover what happens to them after that, and puts herself in peril in the process. The movie is produced by Ridley and Tony Scott and co-stars Geena Davis, Ellen Burstyn, and Richard Dreyfuss.
If you're excited about the upcoming J.J. Abrams produced series, Revolution, on NBC, you might want to check out some of his films from our collection:
View the Revolution trailer below:
Check out a Sony Reader at the Adult Reference Desk and enjoy some urban lit e-books.
America has long been known as a melting pot. Here are a few novels about people who came to this county and made it what it is today.
Now through September 3rd, the Field Museum in Chicago is presenting an exhibit featuring Genghis Khan. View 13thcentury artifacts and learn how this legendary warrior and the empire that he built still influence our world. There are only a few days left—don’t miss it! For more information, visit:
And don’t miss these Genghis Khan items @ your library:
On August 19, 1893, Frank J. Wisner, owner of Cripple Creek Brewing, served the first root beer float in Cripple Creek, Colorado. Inspired by the moonlit view of snowcapped Cow Mountain, he added a scoop of ice cream to his Myers Avenue Red root beer and began serving it as the "Black Cow Mountain." Kids loved it and shortened the name to "Black Cow." As Paul Harvey might say, "Now you know the rest of the story." And as a librarian might say, "Stop in and check out some pretty sweet books at your library!"