Adult Program

Lunchtime@the Library---Chicago's Landmarks and the Names Behind Them

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 11:30am to 1:00pm

Bring your lunch. We provide the guest speaker, coffee and dessert.

Dan Ryan, Jane Byrne, Casmir Pulaski are familiar names to many but why were these individuals chosen to honor Chicago’s landmarks? Join historian Jim Gibbons for a look at the city’s most well-known landmarks and the famous names behind them.

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Baby Hangout

Friday, February 23, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am
(Open to babies and toddlers) Join us for drop-in playtime and fun with your babies and toddlers! No registration required.

Rewrites and retakes: A season on the Road

Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Join Wendy Ball, Emmy winning travel show writer, for an entertaining look at writing on the road. From monsoon rains and camera shy tigers, to breathtaking monuments and 5 star chefs, she has learned to travel with red pencil in hand and rewrite as the destination surprises her. Wendy will walk you through her journey from first idea to first showing of the series with insight and much humor.
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