Mudslinging, Muckraking and Apple Pie:
Presidential Campaigns, the Great American Pastime
(Thursday, March 17, 2016 — 6:30 PM)
Political campaigns are getting down and dirty. Learn how all this campaign craziness started
and how, believe it or not, campaigns have actually gotten more civil over the years! Hear the
true stories of the truly unbelievable mudslinging and muckraking of our presidential past.
“The Best Nest” – Make & Take a Nesting Wreath for Birds
(Saturday, April 16, 2016 — 1:00 PM)
This hands-on workshop is for gardeners and bird lovers. Make a grapevine wreath
filled with fibers, twigs, and feathers to help your local birds build their nests this Spring.
All materials provided. Class size is limited to 20, so sign up early!
Crocheted Wire Necklace
(Saturday, May 14, 2016 — 1:00 PM)
Crochet wire? Yes, you can. Add beads and you can make your own necklace to match
any outfit! No knowledge of jewelry making necessary, but basic crochet skills are needed.
All materials provided. For ages 12 and up. Class size is limited to 20, so sign up early!
Chicago’s Great Amusement Parks: Laugh Your Cares Away
(Thursday, May 26, 2016 — 6:30 PM)
Robert Trzeciak entertains you with the history of and stories about Chicago’s amusement parks -both the modern and fondly remembered. Remember & learn about Riverview, Adventureland,
Old Chicago, Santa’s Village, Great America, and Justice’s very own Playland.
(And be sure to stay for the palm readings after the program!)
You must register for any or all of the above programs! Register by calling or visiting the library, or you may register online.
(Programs are always free, unless noted!)