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Celebrate the Culture of Greece

This Sunday, October 26, join us for a daylong celebration of Greek culture, music, food and a dance performance by the Orpheus Hellenic Folklore Society. Kids are invited to explore what the ancient Greeks did for fun and create 3D Trojan horses. All the details

Cultural Lecture

Greece in World War II: 1940-1941

Learn about Oxi Day, commemorating the day Greece said "no" to Italy's ultimatum. Tuesday 10/28, 7 pm Register

Halloween Hoopla

Magic Matt’s Spooky Fun Magic and Balloon Show

Enjoy magic tricks and stories featuring goofy ghosts and silly skeletons. Saturday 10/25, 3 pm More about {home_sub_head}

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Upcoming Events

Oct 23 4:00 PM | Thursday

Teen Advisory Board

Go ahead, boss us around! Help make the library a better place for teens like you! Come to our Teen Advisory Board (TAB) meetings, where teens plan programs and and participate in library events while having fun, eating snacks and making new friends. TAB is a great way to earn service hours AND make a difference in your community. For teens in grades 7-12.

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Oct 23 7:00 PM | Thursday

eBooks & More Walk -In Lab

eDppl: The place for ebooks and downloadable media. This lab is a hands-on opportunity to work with a library staff member to learn MyMediaMall for free downloadable audiobooks and eBooks, as well as other eDPPL products for magazines, music and movies. Registration is not required but is appreciated.

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Oct 25 1:00 PM | Saturday

Halloween Hoopla: Drop-In Craft

Drop-in to make a slightly scary craft and
celebrate Halloween!

Sponsored by the Des Plaines Park District.

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