Learn about the origins of blues music from its early beginnings, from field hollers to its current popularity. Through song, lecture and discussion, Fruteland Jackson will talk about the history of the Blues while playing examples on his guitar. This workshop includes an interactive singing workshop and an opportunity to ask questions.
Book Babies When: Friday, September 19, 2014 - 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM Where: Youth Program Room
Come to the Glen Ellyn Public Library for an afternoon of fun and food. Play an assortment of XBOX 360 or Wii games, try various iPad apps, or go retro and play some good old-fashioned board games. Pizza, snacks, and water bottles provided.
The Friends of the Library will be hosting a Used Book Sale in the library's basement on Saturday, September 20 from 9AM-2PM.
Reading to Dogs When: Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Where: Youth Program Room
Children can sign up for a 15-minute time slot to read to a therapy dog from the Glenbard All Breed Obedience Club. Register by calling or stopping by the library. (630)790-6620
Banned Books Week When: Sunday, September 21, 2014 - All Day Where: No Room Needed (event)
Kids in grades 4th-8th, make sure you get caught checking out a banned book during Banned Books Week! Stop by the Youth Department desk and have your picture taken with your banned book. Those who do will be featured in our special Facebook photo album, and get to read a great story.
Adults and teens are invited to stop by the second floor information desk for their "mugshot" with a banned book! Photos will be displayed in the library.