Genealogy Webinar Series and Discussion: Immigrant Records: More Than Just Passenger Arrival Lists

Genealogy Webinar Series and Discussion: Immigrant Records: More Than Just Passenger Arrival Lists

Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Join us for a monthly genealogy webinar viewings that will cover a variety of topics.  Afterwards, we will take 30-45 minutes to discuss the topics and any problems that you run into. 

April 2 -- Immigrant Records: More Than Just Ship Passenger...

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Family Evening Storytime

Family Evening Storytime

Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

For children of all ages with their parent/caregiver. Includes stories and a craft. No registration. Just drop on in. 

Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Friday, April 3, 2020 - 10:15 AM to 11:00 AM

For preschool children and their parent/cargiver. Includes stories and a craft. Storytime is suspended during June and July.

No registration - just drop in!

Friends of Genealogy Meeting

Friends of Genealogy Meeting

Saturday, April 4, 2020 - 2:00 PM

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide both experienced as well as new family historians opportunities to learn procedures and share experiences in the wide field of genealogy.

Our Meetings Include

  • Traditional genealogy techniques such as court...

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Coal Mining in Illinois

Coal Mining in Illinois

Monday, April 6, 2020 - 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

The coal mines brought waves of immigrants and migrants to extract the coal and the towns thrived in their support then withered as the use of coal declined and the mines closed. Dave Tucker, Curator of the Illinois Coal Museum at Gillespie, will ...

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Writers

Writers' Group

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

Come join our writer’s group on the first Tuesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. Although we have a new name, Society of Midwestern Authors, our mission is the same: help each other grow in our writing. Writers of all levels of experience and g...

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Family Evening Storytime

Family Evening Storytime

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

For children of all ages with their parent/caregiver. Includes stories and a craft. No registration. Just drop on in. 

Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Friday, April 10, 2020 - 10:15 AM to 11:00 AM

For preschool children and their parent/cargiver. Includes stories and a craft. Storytime is suspended during June and July.

No registration - just drop in!

Tuesday Evening Book Group - The Art of Racing in the Rain

Tuesday Evening Book Group - The Art of Racing in the Rain

Tuesday, April 14, 2020 - 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Join us as we discuss The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein (2008).

Nearing the end of his life, Enzo, a dog with a philosopher’s soul, tries to bring together the family, pulled apart by a three year custody battle between daughter Zoe...

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Bite Into a Good Book - Where the Crawdads Sing

Bite Into a Good Book - Where the Crawdads Sing

Wednesday, April 15, 2020 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

This month we will be reading Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens 

Where the Crawdads Sing is at once an exquisite ode to the natural world, a heartbreaking coming-of-age story, and a surprising tale of possible murder. Owens reminds u...

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