Civic Lab

Civic Lab offers information, activities, and discussion on issues facing our community. The Civic Lab pops up at the library around different events and topics. Check out upcoming Civic Lab appearances below. If you’re interested in learning more about a previous topic, click on past events below.

HANDOUTS

Curious to learn more about any of the topics that we’ve explored in the Civic Lab? Each event includes a handout with resources to read, listen to, and watch in order to explore the topic and its implications. Click on any of the past events below to access the handouts.

We also create handouts with more general information: 

Go-To News Sources

Upcoming Events

Past Events


Civic Lab: Protests and Uprisings

Thursday, June 25, 2020, 10:00 am


Civic Lab--Protests & Uprisings: Online Event

Monday, June 15, 2020, 7:30 pm


Civic Lab: How Do the Interwebs Read My Mind?

Tuesday, March 10, 2020, 1:00 pm


Civic Lab: Decennial Census

Wednesday, February 26, 2020, 2:00 pm


Civic Lab Coronavirus: Distinguishing Fears from Facts

Wednesday, February 26, 2020, 3:30 pm


Civic Lab: What Is a Primary Election?

Thursday, February 6, 2020, 3:00 pm


Civic Lab: World Hijab Day

Saturday, February 1, 2020, 1:00 pm


Civic Lab: Decennial Census

Thursday, January 30, 2020, 3:30 pm


Civic Lab: What to Know about Weed in Illinois

Friday, January 17, 2020, 11:30 am


Civic Lab: What to Know about Weed in Illinois

Monday, January 13, 2020, 2:00 pm