March 2017 Newsletter
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Join filmmaker Craig Dudnick on Sunday, March 19 from 1:00 to 3:00 in the library ballroom for a showing of the documentary film Alice’s Ordinary People.  In the 1960s when Mayor Richard J. Daley’s Democratic machine dominated Chicago politics, Civil Rights activist Alice Tregay started a grassroots movement that would push that machine aside to elect the city’s first black mayor in 1983. Hear Alice and her fellow crusaders tell the story of how they changed politics in Chicago to give unheard communities a voice.

The Alzheimer's Association will be presenting two free programs in the ballroom of the library.

The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease
Thursday,March 16
3:30 to 5:00 PM

Effective Communication Strategies
Thursday, April 13, 3:30 to 5:00 PM

Reservations are required. Call 800-272-3900.



March 9, 6:30 PM Project R.A.B.B.I.T.

It’s time for Project R.A.B.B.I.T!  That stands for Read A Book Because It’s Terrific. Bring some books to trade at the book give-a-way, and come listen to stories, eat some snacks, and enjoy a night of reading hosted by the Richards School right here at the library!

March 14, 3:15 PM. After School Movie: Moana!

Don’t miss your chance to watch Disney’s newest masterpiece,  Moana, just a week after it’s released on DVD.  “Moana” is the story of a Polynesian island princess who risks everything to save her people from an ancient curse brought on by the sailing Demigod Maui.

Maker Play Activities:

3/10 3:00 3Doodler Pens - Draw in 3D! (ages 12+)

3/23 3:15 Scribble Bots - Build a machine that scribbles! (ages 9+, or bring an adult helper)

3/28 3:15 Light-Up Bracelets - Make your own LED light up jewelry. (ages 7+)


3/16 3:15, St. Patrick’s Day craft and read aloud (ages 4-14)

3/21 3:15 Welcome to Spring craft (ages 4-14)

March is Women's History Month.  Stop in the library and take a look at our "In Her Own Words" display.

We need a name for our newsletter!  Want to submit an entry?  If the staff picks your suggestion, you will win an Amazon gift certificate. Submit your entry by email before April 1 to with a subject of "newsletter contest."  Good luck!

New Movies!

Deepwater Horizon
Manchester By The Sea
The Edge of Seventeen
Did you know..... can see a list of all the new items in the library?  Find the catalog section on our website, choose New Books, and take a look; or click

Join the Friends of the Library for their monthly First Monday!  They meet at the library to volunteer and get a few odd jobs done.  March 6 from 9:30 to 11:30.  

Next Trustees Meeting 

March 27 at 5:30 PM in the Sarah Hale room.
Mon 1 - 6
Tues & Thurs 10 -8
Wed & Fri 10-6
Sat 10-2

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