Learn software, technology, creative, and business skills to achieve personal and professional goals.
Smash Bros. Tournament
Mon, 01/24 at 3:30
Battle against your friends for the title of Smash Bros. champion.
Apply for a Passport.
We accept DS-11 applications for NEW passports at the Circulation Desk. Make an appointment up to one week in advance.
What It Means to Be Black in White Spaces
Tue, 02/08 at 7:00 pm
In this powerful talk on identity and community, author Julie Lythcott-Haims shares how she found self-acceptance through the healing power of community.
Check out a Museum Adventure Pass!
Get free admission or a special discount, depending on location, at 20+ Chicago area museums.
Get crafty with Creativebug.
Follow along to thousands of free art and craft classes. Learn how to paint, knit, crochet, sew, screen print, and more.
An Evening with Jasmine Guillory
Wed, 02/16 at 7:00 pm
Dubbed one of romance’s brightest new voices, she’ll discuss her newest novel, While We Were Dating, and the modern rom-com.
An Evening with Silvia Moreno-Garcia
Wed, 01/26 at 7:00 pm
The bestselling and award-winning author of Mexican Gothic discusses her newest book, Velvet Was the Night.
Jason Kollum’s Juggling Show
Thu, 02/03 at 7:00 pm
Jason Kollum will WOW kids of all ages as balls, clubs, rings, spinning balls, and even giant beanbag chairs are sent flying through the air.
Stream movies with your library card.
Kanopy is an award-winning video streaming service providing access to more than 30,000 independent and documentary films.
Mon, 01/24 from 3:00-3:45 pm
Mon, 01/24 from 3:30-5:00 pm
Tue, 01/25 from 7:00-8:00 pm
Wed, 01/26 from 4:00-5:00 pm
Choose from a variety of free events and activities at your library every week. We offer author visits, storytimes and book clubs. You can learn technology skills, make a craft, improve your English, attend musical performances or movie screenings, and so much more.