Special Library Board of Trustees Meeting

Thursday, May 5, 2016 -
5:30pm to 9:00pm
Location: First Congregational Church, Room 503, 1047 Curtiss St., Downers Grove

The Board of Trustees will conduct final interviews. This meeting will include an opportunity for public comment, immediately followed by a closed executive session during which the three candidates will be interviewed. Enter Main West Entrance of First Congregational Church in Downers Grove. Take elevator or stairs to Level 5. Room 503 is at the end of the hall.

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Celebrating the Victorian Garden

Thursday, May 5, 2016 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
What do carpet beds, moon gardens, cottage gardens, specimen trees, snowball bushes, and fragrant peonies have in common? They are all part of the tapestry that made up the Victorian-era garden in America. Nina Koziol presents the garden design ideas that were popular when the Downers Grove Public Library was founded. You'll find several ideas that are still useful in today's home gardens.

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Food for Fines

Friday, May 6, 2016 -
9:00am to 9:00pm
In conjunction with our 125th anniversary, donate food to those in need. For each item brought in, $1.00 will be waived from your account. Bring unexpired canned goods, cereal, peanut butter, paper products, and toiletries to the Circulation Desk on the first floor. All donations will go to Downers Grove Area FISH Food Pantry.

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Family Dance Party

Friday, May 6, 2016 -
6:30pm to 7:00pm

If you love jamming in our storytimes then join us for an evening dance party and get your groove on with our favorite storytime songs! Program Room.

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Free Comic Book Day

Saturday, May 7, 2016 -
9:00am to 5:00pm

Come to the library and pick out a free comic book for yourself. Be sure to wear your favorite t-shirts and costumes to celebrate! While supplies last! 

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Food for Fines

Saturday, May 7, 2016 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
In conjunction with our 125th anniversary, donate food to those in need. For each item brought in, $1.00 will be waived from your account. Bring unexpired canned goods, cereal, peanut butter, paper products, and toiletries to the Circulation Desk on the first floor. All donations will go to Downers Grove Area FISH Food Pantry.

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Saturday Morning Storytime

Saturday, May 7, 2016 -
9:30am to 10:00am
Join us each Saturday morning for stories, songs, and fingerplays. Parent involvement is an important part of this storytime, and attending children must be accompanied by an adult. Registration is not required.

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Movie - Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Saturday, May 7, 2016 -
10:30am to 12:45pm
Watch the newest Star Wars movie on the big screen. Popcorn provided. In this thrilling continuation of the epic space opera, ex-stormtrooper Finn (John Boyega), scrappy desert dweller Rey (Daisy Ridley), and droid companion BB-8 get caught up in a galactic war when they come across a map containing the whereabouts of the vanished Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill). Rated PG-13.

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mdoornbos@dglibrary.org

Saturday Family Movie: The Incredibles

Saturday, May 7, 2016 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm
Join us in our Program Room to watch a movie on our giant screen! Bring a blanket and a pillow to enjoy the show! Popcorn provided. The Incredibles is rated PG.  

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