Upcoming Events

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This event is in the "Teen & Tween" group.

Feed Your Creativity: Pizza and Painting

April 29, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Thomas Ford Memorial Library
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Teen & Tween
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Hands On
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:
Grab a slice of pizza after school and learn a clever technique using watercolor paints. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Food Allergies

Food will be served or will be handled as a part of this program. Please email or call to advise us of any food allergies.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Families" group.
Library Branch: Thomas Ford Memorial Library
Room: Youth Services Department
Age Group: Children, Families
Program Type: Hands On
Event Details:
Scavenger Hunt: Find the hidden flower pot in Youth Services during the month of May. If you tell us what seeds have been planted that day, you’ll receive a sticker! ...
This event is in the "Teen & Tween" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Photography Club

May 2, 2020
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Thomas Ford Memorial Library
Room: Board Room
Age Group: Teen & Tween, Adult
Program Type: Clubs & Groups
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14

Photography Club

All devices and skill levels welcome. Join us for private tours of local structures where you can practice your photography skills. We'll snap some pics and chat along the way. Questions? Email stacey@relishthisjourney.com.

This event is in the "Teen & Tween" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.

German Conversation Group

May 3, 2020
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Thomas Ford Memorial Library
Room: Community Lounge
Age Group: Teen & Tween, Adult
Program Type: Clubs & Groups
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
From new language learners to native speakers, all are welcome at our Sunday language conversation groups. ...
This event is in the "Teen & Tween" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Spanish Conversation Group

May 3, 2020
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Thomas Ford Memorial Library
Room: Community Lounge
Age Group: Teen & Tween, Adult
Program Type: Clubs & Groups
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:
From new language learners to native speakers, all are welcome at our Sunday language conversation groups. ...
This event is in the "Teen & Tween" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.

French Conversation Group

May 3, 2020
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Thomas Ford Memorial Library
Room: Community Lounge
Age Group: Teen & Tween, Adult
Program Type: Clubs & Groups
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:
From new language learners to native speakers, all are welcome at our Sunday language conversation groups. ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Medicare 101

May 4, 2020
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Thomas Ford Memorial Library
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Presentations
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 48
Event Details:
Norm Nodulman of Aging Care Connections will review important information about Medicare and the benefits that may be available to those who qualify. ...
This event is in the "Teen & Tween" group.

Star Wars Day: Fold a Yoda, You Will

May 4, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Thomas Ford Memorial Library
Room: Teen/Tween Room
Age Group: Teen & Tween
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Hands On
Event Details:
Start by making a Yoda bookmark out of a sticky note, then become a Jedi Master by folding a Baby Yoda. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Book Cover Creators

May 5, 2020
4:30pm - 5:15pm
Registration
Library Branch: Thomas Ford Memorial Library
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Book Discussion
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Kids will read a short group book, discuss important elements of the story, then create their own book cover that reflects the story. Book covers will be displayed in the YS department for that month. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Program Series

This program is part of a series. Please plan to attend all sessions in the series.

This event is in the "Adult" group.

Book Discussion Group

May 6, 2020
7:30pm - 9:00pm
Library Branch: Thomas Ford Memorial Library
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Book Discussion

Book Discussion Group

Library book clubs are open to anyone who enjoys good books! Extra copies of the books are made available at the Library one month before the discussion. Book reviews and other information can be viewed at the Reference Desk.

This event is in the "Adult" group.

Knitting Circle

May 7, 2020
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Thomas Ford Memorial Library
Room: Board Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Clubs & Groups

Knitting Circle

Join us for knitting, conversation, and light refreshments. There is no charge and no registration is needed. All knitters and crafters are welcome

This event is in the "Adult" group.

Film Discussion: Maiden

May 8, 2020
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Library Branch: Thomas Ford Memorial Library
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Movies

Film Discussion Group

Doors open at 6:45 p.m. for these after-hours film discussions. No registration necessary.

Event Details:
The story of Tracy Edwards, a 24-year-old cook on charter boats, who became the skipper of the first ever all-female crew to enter the Whitbread Round the World Race in 1989. ...
This event is in the "Teen & Tween" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Thomas Ford Memorial Library
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Teen & Tween, Adult
Program Type: Presentations
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 40
Event Details:
Join Illinois Road Scholar Kim Sigafus as she invites people into the world of the American Indian to discover what it once was to be Native, and what it means to be Native now. An Ojibwa, Kim will be dressed in her traditional Native regal...
This event is in the "Children" group.

Playing with Gravity

May 12, 2020
4:30pm - 5:15pm
Registration
Library Branch: Thomas Ford Memorial Library
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Playing with gravity will help your future scientist develop a basic understanding of how gravity functions with a variety of activities. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

R.E.A.D. to the Dogs

May 12, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Thomas Ford Memorial Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Clubs & Groups
Event Details:
Recommended grades K-2 Beginning or independent readers love to practice reading aloud to one of the dogs from Hinsdale Humane Society’s Pet Assisted Learning Program because it’s pressure-free! Reading time is a one-on-one experience; no parents ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Investment Discussion Group

May 12, 2020
7:15pm - 9:00pm
Library Branch: Thomas Ford Memorial Library
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Clubs & Groups

Investment Discussion Group

Local amateur investors meet to discuss trends in investing. For more information, contact George Rotter at gfrotter@yahoo.com.

This event is in the "Teen & Tween" group.

Feed Your Creativity: Happy Little Treats

May 13, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Thomas Ford Memorial Library
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Teen & Tween
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Hands On
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:
Chill out with an after school snack while you relax and paint soothing landscapes inspired by Bob Ross.   ...
This event is in the "Teen & Tween" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Italian Conversation Group

May 13, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Thomas Ford Memorial Library
Room: Study Room A
Age Group: Teen & Tween, Adult
Program Type: Clubs & Groups
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
Italian conversation group for all levels. Develop or share your knowledge of Italian. Join us to supplement existing classwork, use for travel purposes, or general practice. ...
This event is in the "Teen & Tween" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Western Springs Writers' Society

May 14, 2020
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Thomas Ford Memorial Library
Room: Board Room
Age Group: Teen & Tween, Adult
Program Type: Clubs & Groups

Western Springs Writers’ Society

Have a writing itch? The Western Springs Writers' Society welcomes all writers from the community to discuss and hone their craft with other local writers. Whether this is your career or hobby, writers of all levels and genres are invited. Questions in advance? Please contact Marie Gerken at marie@gerken.org or Jim Swinehart at jswinehart@clausen.com.

This event is in the "Teen & Tween" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.

German Conversation Group

May 17, 2020
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Thomas Ford Memorial Library
Room: Community Lounge
Age Group: Teen & Tween, Adult
Program Type: Clubs & Groups
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
From new language learners to native speakers, all are welcome at our Sunday language conversation groups. ...
This event is in the "Teen & Tween" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Spanish Conversation Group

May 17, 2020
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Thomas Ford Memorial Library
Room: Community Lounge
Age Group: Teen & Tween, Adult
Program Type: Clubs & Groups
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:
From new language learners to native speakers, all are welcome at our Sunday language conversation groups. ...
This event is in the "Teen & Tween" group.
This event is in the "Adult" group.

French Conversation Group

May 17, 2020
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Thomas Ford Memorial Library
Room: Community Lounge
Age Group: Teen & Tween, Adult
Program Type: Clubs & Groups
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:
From new language learners to native speakers, all are welcome at our Sunday language conversation groups. ...
This event is in the "Teen & Tween" group.

Summer Volunteer Training

May 20, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Thomas Ford Memorial Library
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Teen & Tween
Program Type: Clubs & Groups
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 40
Event Details:
Spread some library love this summer by becoming a Summer Reading Volunteer! Have fun, earn volunteer service hours, and become a vital part of the Library. Volunteers must have completed 6th grade. Applications are available after May 1st at http...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Knitting Circle

May 21, 2020
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Thomas Ford Memorial Library
Room: Board Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Clubs & Groups

Knitting Circle

Join us for knitting, conversation, and light refreshments. There is no charge and no registration is needed. All knitters and crafters are welcome

This event is in the "Teen & Tween" group.

Summer Volunteer Training

May 21, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Thomas Ford Memorial Library
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Teen & Tween
Program Type: Clubs & Groups
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 40
Event Details:
Spread some library love this summer by becoming a Summer Reading Volunteer! Have fun, earn volunteer service hours, and become a vital part of the Library. Volunteers must have completed 6th grade. Applications are available after May 1st at http...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Film Discussion: Fast Color

May 22, 2020
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Library Branch: Thomas Ford Memorial Library
Room: Program Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Movies

Film Discussion Group

Doors open at 6:45 p.m. for these after-hours film discussions. No registration necessary.

Event Details:
After years in hiding, a woman is forced to go on the run when her superhuman abilities are discovered. ...