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Summer Reading Program Itinerary

summer reading program

The world is your oyster with all of the programs, events, activities, and exhibits planned this summer for “travelers” of all ages. Whether you travel solo, with your family, or a friend, create your own itinerary and experience the world…all at your hometown library.

Art in the Library
Going Global

The Silk Road: African Patterns

May 1-June 27
Artist: Serafima Kovalevskaya.
Exhibit Sponsor: Terra Sounds, School of Music & Arts, Glenview.

The Intrepid Traveler: Places, People & Vistas

June 29-August 27
Photographers: Thomas Adolphson & Paul Berg

Kids & Families

Registration Required

Asia Fantasia

Thursday, June 20, 7-7:45 PM

Mexican Folk Art

Monday, July 22
Fish of the Coral Reef (grades 1-3): 1-2 PM
Turtles of Akumal (grades 3-8): 2:30-3:30 PM OR 4:15-5:15 PM

Art Explosion: Passport to Fun

Thursday, July 25
Grades 1-3: 6-7 PM
Grades 4-8: 7:15-8:15 PM

Bollywood Dance Party
Thursday, July 18, 7-8 PM

Pint Size Polkas
Friday, July 26, 7-7:45 PM


Registration Required

Cooking Around the World

Saturday, June 15, 12-2 PM


Registration Required

I’m From Division Street
A Chicago Story

Tuesday, June 4, 7 PM

On The Road Again…
With a Song in My Heart

Tuesday, June 11, 7 PM

The Stylish Palette
Fashion in the Age of Impressionism

Tuesday, June 18, 7 PM

Yo Ho HO…and a Bottle of Rum

Tuesday, June 25, 7 PM

Summer Reading Special Event
Around the World Jeopardy

Friday, June 28, 7-8 PM

A Sketch of Iran
Country & Culture

Tuesday, July 9, 7 PM

My Favorite French Cookbook
Chef Michael is in the House

Tuesday, July 16, 7 PM

The Chicago Cossacks
From Russia with Song

Tuesday, July 23, 7 PM