The Glen Ellyn Public Library (GEPL) invites adults in their twenties and thirties to “get out to get in” with the library with programs at local bars and restaurants, in addition to the library itself. Registration is required for these events.
The Grown-Up Cooking Class will be on Wednesday, March 14, 2012 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the GEPL Kitchen. Tap House Trivia Night will be from 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 20, 2012; Tuesday, April 17, 2012; and Tuesday, May 15, 2012 at North Side Sports Bar & Grill.
Book on Tap will be on Thursday, April 26, 2012 from 8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Tap House Grill. The book under discussion will be The Glass Castle by Jeanette Walls.
*Finding Hallowed Ground: America’s Civil War SitesToday*
On Thursday, March 8, 2012, author Michael Weeks will deliver an “interactive lecture” from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in Meeting Rooms A&B. He has visited hundreds of Civil War sites, both famous and obscure, while researching his book, The Complete Civil War Road Trip Guide. Registration is required for this event.
*Bel Sonore Chamber Ensemble*
The soprano, flute, oboe and bassoon quartet Bel Sonore perform a repertoire ranging from the Baroque music of Telemann and Bach to the jazz standards of Duke Ellingtonon Sunday, March 11, 2012 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in Meeting Rooms A&B. Registration is required for this event.
*Yoga for Weight Loss*
Learn poses to help achieve your fitness goals Thursday, March 15, 2012 from 7:00 p.m.to 8:00 p.m. in Meeting Rooms A&B. Bring a yoga mat or towel and wear comfortable clothes.Registration is required for this event.
*My Safari into BrightestAfrica*
The GEPL states, “Local resident Lee Mulder shares details from his book, highlighting what he experienced in Uganda, including interviews with the country’s President and dozens of residents and community groups” on Thursday, March 22, 2012 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in Meeting Rooms A&B. “Enjoy his presentation which brings together photography, elements of memoir, investigative reporting and travelogue to illuminate brightest Africa.” Registration is required for this event.
*Seed Starting for Beginners*
The GEPL states, “Learn how to start your plants from seeds, preserve seeds and plan a garden”on Friday, March 23, 2012 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 pm in Meeting Rooms A&B. Registration is required for this event.
*American Movie Survey*
The next American Movie Survey presentations are on Monday, March 26, 2012 and Monday, April 23, 2012, in both cases from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in Meeting Rooms A&B. On March 26th the subject will be John Huston and on April 23rd the subject will be The Coen Brothers.
*Charlene Ann Baumbich Book Signing at GEPL**
GEPL and The Bookstore present authoress Charlene Ann Baumbich on Tuesday, April 10, 2012 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in Meeting Rooms A & B. With a release date of March 13, 2012 Finding Our Way Home is the latest book from popular speaker, award-winning journalist and Glen Ellyn resident Charlene Ann Baumbich.
She is the authoress of the Dearest Dorothy series, Stray Affections, and Divine Appointments, as well as several non-fiction books of humor and inspiration. The GEPL states, “Listen to her discuss her newly published book, which will be available for sale and signing at the event.” Registration is required for this event.
*New GEPL Web Site*
The GEPL Board, GEPL staff, GEPL Foundation, and Friends of the Library are proud to announce the new GEPL Web site, www.gepl.org is now live. “If you would like to ease into using the new site, the old site will remain available at www.gepl.org/legacy for a couple of months.”