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Western Springs Writers' Society
Event Type: Adult Program
Date: Monday, April 24, 2017
Start Time: 7:00 PM
Description:
Have a writing itch? The Western Springs Writers' Society (WSWS) welcomes all writers from the community to discuss and hone their craft with other local writers. Whether this is your career or hobby,...
Age(s): Adult
Herb Gardening
Event Type: Adult Program
Date: Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Start Time: 7:00 PM
Description:
Throughout human history, herbs have been used as flavorings, medicines, decorations, scents, and protective garden plants. In this Kennedy Gardening Lecture, Master Gardener Lorey Ford will teach us ...
Age(s): Adult
Status: Openings
Knitting Circle
Event Type: Adult Program
Date: Thursday, April 27, 2017
Start Time: 1:00 PM
Description:
All Knitting Circle meetings take place from 1-3 p.m. on specified Thursdays in the Board Room of the Library (800 Chestnut Street, Western Springs, IL 60558). There is no charge, and no registration ...
Age(s): Adult
Cookie Decorating
Event Type: Adult Program
Date: Thursday, April 27, 2017
Start Time: 7:00 PM
Description:
Come join us for a fun night of sugar cookie decorating with cookie and cupcake baker Patrice Aguirre. You'll learn some new cookie decorating skills, tips, and tricks to impress family and friends. A...
Age(s): Adult
Status: Openings
Locked in the Library: Adults
Event Type: Adult Program
Date: Friday, April 28, 2017
Start Time: 7:00 PM
Description:
Our popular escape rooms are back for more puzzles, hidden clues, and teamwork in the darkened library. Teams of four will work together to find clues, solve puzzles, and escape the library before tim...
Age(s): Adult
Status: Waiting List
Locked in the Library: Adults
Event Type: Adult Program
Date: Friday, April 28, 2017
Start Time: 7:30 PM
Description:
Our popular escape rooms are back for more puzzles, hidden clues, and teamwork in the darkened library. Teams of four will work together to find clues, solve puzzles, and escape the library before tim...
Age(s): Adult
Status: Waiting List
Locked in the Library: Adults
Event Type: Adult Program
Date: Friday, April 28, 2017
Start Time: 8:00 PM
Description:
Our popular escape rooms are back for more puzzles, hidden clues, and teamwork in the darkened library. Teams of four will work together to find clues, solve puzzles, and escape the library before tim...
Age(s): Adult
Status: Waiting List
Locked in the Library: Adults
Event Type: Adult Program
Date: Friday, April 28, 2017
Start Time: 8:30 PM
Description:
Our popular escape rooms are back for more puzzles, hidden clues, and teamwork in the darkened library. Teams of four will work together to find clues, solve puzzles, and escape the library before tim...
Age(s): Adult
Status: Waiting List
Hamilton's Women
Event Type: Adult Program
Date: Thursday, May 04, 2017
Start Time: 7:00 PM
Description:
Meet the real women in Alexander Hamilton's life: His wife, Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton and two of her witty, charming sisters, Angelia Schuyler Church and Peggy Schuyler van Rensslaer. Actress and sc...
Age(s): Adult
Status: Waiting List
Film Discussion: Eagle Huntress (2016)
Event Type: Adult Program
Date: Friday, May 05, 2017
Start Time: 7:00 PM
Description:
The Eagle Huntress follows Aisholpan, a 13-year-old girl, as she trains to become the first female in twelve generations of her Kazakh family to become an eagle hunter. 87 minutes.

Doors open at 6:...
Age(s): Adult
An Evening at the Opera
Event Type: Adult Program
Date: Sunday, May 07, 2017
Start Time: 7:00 PM
Description:
Join us on Sunday, May 7, 7 p.m. at the First Congregational Church, 1106 Chestnut Street for An Evening at the Opera.

Janet Mensen Reynolds and her friends from the Lyric Opera Chorus return for o...
Age(s): Adult
Science Fiction Book Club: Zoo City
Event Type: Adult Program
Date: Monday, May 08, 2017
Start Time: 7:30 PM
Description:
The Science Fiction Book Club will meet to discuss Lauren Beukes' Arthur C. Clarke Award-winning novel Zoo City. Extra copies of the book will be available at the Circulation Desk one month before the...
Age(s): Adult
Investment Discussion Group
Event Type: Adult Program
Date: Tuesday, May 09, 2017
Start Time: 7:15 PM
Description:
Investors like you discuss trends in investing. Bring your questions about market terminology and how to find reliable information. No money changes hands. Everyone is invited. No registration necessa...
Age(s): Adult
Knitting Circle
Event Type: Adult Program
Date: Thursday, May 11, 2017
Start Time: 1:00 PM
Description:
All Knitting Circle meetings take place from 1-3 p.m. on specified Thursdays in the Board Room of the Library (800 Chestnut Street, Western Springs, IL 60558). There is no charge, and no registration ...
Age(s): Adult
Western Springs Writers' Society
Event Type: Adult Program
Date: Thursday, May 11, 2017
Start Time: 7:00 PM
Description:
Have a writing itch? The Western Springs Writers' Society (WSWS) welcomes all writers from the community to discuss and hone their craft with other local writers. Whether this is your career or hobby,...
Age(s): Adult
Friday at the Ford Presents the Jolly Boys
Event Type: Adult Program
Date: Friday, May 12, 2017
Start Time: 7:30 PM
Description:
The Jolly Boys, a men's chorus that has been singing in Chicago's western suburbs for 70 years, will present a concert of great songs. As always, the concerts are free. No registration. Our doors will...
Age(s): Adult
David Druckman on Churchill's Best and Worst Years, 1900-1921
Event Type: Adult Program
Date: Monday, May 15, 2017
Start Time: 1:00 PM
Description:
In this period his career ran from supporting liberal causes to First Lord of the Admiralty, then he was dismissed to fight in the trenches. How did he handle it all? Why was he fired? Was it justifie...
Age(s): Adult
Lincoln as Storyteller
Event Type: Adult Program
Date: Monday, May 15, 2017
Start Time: 7:00 PM
Description:
In this Kennedy History Lecture, actor Kevin Wood portrays Abraham Lincoln as he shares some of his favorite stories, anecdotes, and jokes, and explains why he used these so often. Stick around afterw...
Age(s): Adult, Grades 6-12
Status: Openings
The Art of Paul Gauguin
Event Type: Adult Program
Date: Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Start Time: 7:00 PM
Description:
In 2017, Chicago hosts a special traveling exhibition of artwork by Paul Gauguin. In this slide lecture, art historian Jeff Mishur discusses Gauguin’s transition from a collector of Impressionism to o...
Age(s): Adult
Status: Openings
Appliqued Tea Towels
Event Type: Adult Program
Date: Thursday, May 18, 2017
Start Time: 7:00 PM
Description:
Brighten up your kitchen with a fresh tea towel or two this spring. We will use a simple heat bond applique technique, so even if your sewing skills are limited this will be a fun and rewarding projec...
Age(s): Adult, Grades 9-12
Status: Openings
Film Discussion: Hidden Figures
Event Type: Adult Program
Date: Friday, May 19, 2017
Start Time: 7:00 PM
Description:
Based on a true story. A team of African-American women provide NASA with important mathematical data needed to launch the program's first successful space missions. 127 minutes.

Doors open at 6:4...
Age(s): Adult
Western Springs Writers' Society
Event Type: Adult Program
Date: Monday, May 22, 2017
Start Time: 7:00 PM
Description:
TBD?
Age(s): Adult
Tropical Twist: A Different Look
Event Type: Adult Program
Date: Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Start Time: 7:00 PM
Description:
Wouldn’t it be nice to make your garden really different? Try a tropical twist! In this Kennedy Gardening Lecture, horticulturist Sharon Yiesla, owner of "Sharon Yiesla, Horticultural Services," will ...
Age(s): Adult
Status: Openings
Knitting Circle
Event Type: Adult Program
Date: Thursday, May 25, 2017
Start Time: 1:00 PM
Description:
All Knitting Circle meetings take place from 1-3 p.m. on specified Thursdays in the Board Room of the Library (800 Chestnut Street, Western Springs, IL 60558). There is no charge, and no registration ...
Age(s): Adult
Knitting Circle
Event Type: Adult Program
Date: Thursday, June 08, 2017
Start Time: 1:00 PM
Description:
All Knitting Circle meetings take place from 1-3 p.m. on specified Thursdays in the Board Room of the Library (800 Chestnut Street, Western Springs, IL 60558). There is no charge, and no registration ...
Age(s): Adult
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