Events & Classes

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Book Bike at Cemetery WalkSunday, September 22, 2019 - 11:00 AMIn The Community Book Bike
Rakow ReadersMonday, September 23, 2019 - 1:30 PMRakow Branch Rakow - Living Room
Bookmobile Stop: Heritage Woods Senior LivingMonday, September 23, 2019 - 2:30 PMBookmobile
Homework HeroesMonday, September 23, 2019 - 3:30 PMSouth Elgin Branch
STEAM for Grades K-2: STEAM Kit Party!Monday, September 23, 2019 - 4:00 PMMain Library Meadows Comm. Rms. A-B Registration Required.
spacer Studio 270 Volunteer Corps: Teen Advisory...Monday, September 23, 2019 - 4:00 PMMain Library Grove Room Registration Required.
Bookmobile Stop: Old Oaks Estates Mobile...Monday, September 23, 2019 - 4:00 PMBookmobile
STEAM for Grades 3-5: STEAM Kit Party!Monday, September 23, 2019 - 5:00 PMMain Library Meadows Comm. Rms. A-B Registration Required.
The Literacy Connection Board of Directors...Monday, September 23, 2019 - 5:00 PMMain Library Grove Room
Story Mix for Three to SixMonday, September 23, 2019 - 6:00 PMSouth Elgin Branch Hoffer Room
Bookmobile Stop: Eastside Recreation CenterMonday, September 23, 2019 - 6:00 PMBookmobile
Wonderful OnesMonday, September 23, 2019 - 6:15 PMMain Library Registration Required.
Grupo de Conversación para la Ciudadanía...Monday, September 23, 2019 - 6:30 PMMain Library Conference Room
Parent Help: The Importance of Family RoutinesMonday, September 23, 2019 - 6:30 PMRakow Branch Rakow - Living Room Registration Required.
Preschoolers ExploreMonday, September 23, 2019 - 7:00 PMMain Library Story Room
Writers on the FoxMonday, September 23, 2019 - 7:00 PMMain Library Meadows Comm. Rm. B
MS Word Editing ToolsMonday, September 23, 2019 - 7:00 PMMain Library Computer Training Room Registration Required.
3D Printing SeriesMonday, September 23, 2019 - 7:00 PMSouth Elgin Branch Hoffer Room Registration Required.
Wonderful OnesTuesday, September 24, 2019 - 9:15 AMMain Library Registration Required.
Preschoolers ExploreTuesday, September 24, 2019 - 10:00 AMMain Library Story Room - North
Wonderful OnesTuesday, September 24, 2019 - 10:00 AMMain Library Registration Required.
1, 2, 3, Go!Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 10:15 AMSouth Elgin Branch Hoffer Room
Family Music: Mr Jon!Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 11:00 AMMain Library Meadows Comm. Rms. A-B
Job Search and Resume HelpTuesday, September 24, 2019 - 1:00 PMMain Library Computer Training Room
Piano Performance: Denise WilliamsTuesday, September 24, 2019 - 1:00 PMMain Library Lobby
Bookmobile Stop: Bowes Creek Active AdultTuesday, September 24, 2019 - 1:00 PMBookmobile
Bookmobile Stop: Edgewater by Del WebbTuesday, September 24, 2019 - 2:30 PMBookmobile
Studio 270 Volunteer SquadTuesday, September 24, 2019 - 4:00 PMMain Library Studio 270* Registration Required.
Bookmobile Stop: The Greens of Elgin Senior...Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 4:00 PMBookmobile
South Elgin Sentinels Chess ClubTuesday, September 24, 2019 - 4:30 PMSouth Elgin Branch Hoffer Room

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Art

Art History Resources on the Web
Links to information on many eras of art history.

Artcyclopedia
An online encyclopedia with information about artists and links to various websites about art.

the-artists.org
A web portal to information about 20th century contemporary and visual artists.  Includes a photo of each artist, biographical information and information about their work.

Art Institute of Chicago
Plan a visit to the Art Institute of Chicago or view digital photographs of some of the items in the musem's extensive collection.

Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum
View digital photographs of many of the Mexican art items in this museum or plan a visit.

Museum of Contemporary Art
Plan a visit to Chicago's Museum of Contemporary Art and learn more about the exhibits there.

National Gallery of Art
Online tours of our national art museum plus information about artists and their work.

Oriental Institute Museum
Provides a wide variety of resources about art from the Far East.

Smart Museum of Art at University of Chicago
Plan a visit or view the digital images and information about over 10,000 of the items in the museum's collection.

Terra Museum of American Art
Online information about American Art.

WebMuseum
Brief biographical information about some of the Western world's most famous painters.  Also includes digital photographs of some of each artist's work.

Music

Old Town School of Folk Music (Chicago)
Information about folk artists and their songs, performance schedules and more.

SoundJunction 
Listen to music, create your music, access information about musical history and styles and learn how different musical instruments work.