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We will be closed Sunday, May 29 and Monday, May 30. We will reopen for our regular 9:00am – 9:00pm hours on Tuesday, May 31. We are always open at tplibrary.org/borrow

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For Teens entering grades 6-12

On Tuesday, May 31st at 7:00pm author James Kennedy will show us how the real Japan ties into its pop culture. James wrote the award-winning(?) book The Order of Odd-Fish.Sign Up

Friday, June 3 from 6:30-7:30pm

End your week with an evening family show on the pavilion by Culture Shock Chicago. Their high energy, interactive Hip Hop performance and their rapport with the audience make them great fun to watch. You'll get to learn a few new dance steps, too! Registration required.

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Next Events

May 29th (All day)
The library is closed in observance of the holiday.
May 30th (All day)
The library is closed in observance of the holiday.
May 31st,
7:00pm to 8:00pm
The worlds we find in Japanese manga and anime are fascinating. but the real Japan is just as weird and wonderful!

Talking Points

Christine Magnuson Memorabilia

Olympic Memorabilia on Display

In honor of Olympian Christine Magnuson's upcoming visit to the library on June 11th, her family have generously allowed the library to display memorabilia from Christine's journey to the 2008 Olympics in Beijing! Check it out!

Every summer, our local teens put on a play for children and families. This year's production is Alice in Wonderland, based on the beloved children's classic by Lewis Carroll and adapted for the stage by Michele L. Vacca. Those finishing grades 6 - 12 can audition this Thursday, May 26th at 6 pm. Over the years, Fairy Tale Theatre has impacted the lives of numerous teens, their families, and the overall community. We asked our teens (past and present) and their parents about the lasting effects of participating in this library program. Read More