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Thursday, March 5


Thursday, March 5

4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Get creative using Rainbow Looms to make awesome bracelets and charms. Make them for yourself or for friends. Drop-in event. For grades 4-8.

7:00 pm - 8:45 pm

Manga/Anime Appreciation Club

Book/Author Program

Read free manga, and watch anime on the big screen. Japanese snacks are served! Dying for some ramen? Love to eat Pocky? Join us and revel in epic geekery, otaku style. Tonight's Anime: Akame ga Kill!

For grades 6-12. ...

Friday, March 6

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Get in the game this Teen Tech Week. Earn points and badges for trying out the latest technology, creating projects, and joining us for library events. Learn how to join the game and earn your first badge. For grades 6-12.

Saturday, March 7

2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Madden Tournament


Compete against other expert gamers in our annual Madden Tournament. The winners of this no-holds-barred event will take home Game Stop Gift Cards. For grades 6 through adult. Spectators of all ages welcome.


Sunday, March 8

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Family Science Expo

Special Event

Come to the library for an afternoon of science fun! Explore a variety of interactive exhibits and demonstrations from Chicago-area science organizations, all of which are sure to get kids excited about science. Drop-in event. For all ages.

Monday, March 9

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Challenge Accepted!

Computer Class Class/Workshop

Split into teams and get ready to build. Every week, we will propose a new engineering challenge and compete in teams to see which project wins. For grades 6-8.

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Learn how to make a structured beat on Garageband using instruments and loops. Drop-in event. For grades 6-8.

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Astrobiology: Learn about Life in Space

Computer Class Class/Workshop

Learn about astrobiology, the study of life on earth and in space. Recent discoveries made by the Curiosity Rover provide more evidence that Mars might have been inhabited at one point. Does this prove that extraterrestrial life exists? What other ...


Tuesday, March 10

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Knit and Purl Drop-In


Whether you are new to knitting or are experienced, join us for an hour each week to work on knitting projects. Ingrid Diaz will help you get started or solve a problem with a current project.
Drop-in event. For all ...

Wednesday, March 11

4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Grrrls Code: App Design

Computer Class

Girls, embrace your inner nerd and walk away with some serious tech skills. This month we will prototype our own mobile applications. In April, we'll start building our apps. Limited to 8 participants. For girls in grades 6-8.


Thursday, March 12

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

What’s in My Shampoo? Chemicals and Health

Computer Class Class/Workshop

Do you wonder about how BPA, flame retardants, and other chemicals and affect our health? Should we be concerned? Come be part of the library’s chemicals and health group where we will learn the ins and outs of chemicals and ...

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

A man was put in jail recently for punching a hole through a Manet painting. Usually punching a hole in a piece of art is a bad thing. But in this glitch art class, we’ll be “punching holes” through digital ...

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