Events & Classes

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Piano Performance: Shirley RemesThursday, May 23, 2019 - 4:30 PMMain Library Lobby
Sign Language Club Grades 3-5Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 4:30 PMRakow Branch Rakow - Living Room Registration Required.
Bookmobile Stop: Food for Greater Elgin PantryThursday, May 23, 2019 - 5:00 PMBookmobile
Lawyer in the LibraryThursday, May 23, 2019 - 6:00 PMMain Library Grove Room
The Chicago LighthouseThursday, May 23, 2019 - 6:30 PMMain Library Story Room
Government 101Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 7:00 PMMain Library Elgin Room
QuickBooks SeriesThursday, May 23, 2019 - 7:00 PMMain Library Computer Training Room Registration Required.
Piano Performance: John LaBornThursday, May 23, 2019 - 7:00 PMMain Library Lobby
Consulado General de México en Chicago /General...Friday, May 24, 2019 - 9:00 AMMain Library Meadows Comm. Rms. A-B-C
Drive-In Movie!Friday, May 24, 2019 - 10:30 AMSouth Elgin Branch Registration Required.
LIBRARY CLOSED FOR MEMORIAL DAYSaturday, May 25, 2019 - All DayGail Borden Public Library - All Branches
PASSPORT SERVICES - CLOSED ALL DAYSaturday, May 25, 2019 - All DayMain Library
LIBRARY CLOSED FOR MEMORIAL DAYSunday, May 26, 2019 - All DayGail Borden Public Library - All Branches
PASSPORT SERVICES - CLOSED ALL DAYSunday, May 26, 2019 - All DayMain Library
LIBRARY CLOSED FOR MEMORIAL DAYMonday, May 27, 2019 - All DayGail Borden Public Library - All Branches
PASSPORT SERVICES - CLOSED ALL DAYMonday, May 27, 2019 - All DayMain Library
Job Search and Resume HelpTuesday, May 28, 2019 - 1:00 PMMain Library Computer Training Room
Piano Performance: Denise WilliamsTuesday, May 28, 2019 - 1:00 PMMain Library Lobby
Mah Jongg for BeginnersTuesday, May 28, 2019 - 1:00 PMRakow Branch Rakow - Corridor East Registration Required.
Bookmobile Stop: Central Park Tower ApartmentsTuesday, May 28, 2019 - 1:00 PMBookmobile
Bookmobile Stop: Westwind Tower ApartmentsTuesday, May 28, 2019 - 2:30 PMBookmobile
South Elgin Sentinels Chess ClubTuesday, May 28, 2019 - 4:30 PMSouth Elgin Branch Hoffer Room
Bookmobile Stop: Buena Vista Townhomes and...Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 5:00 PMBookmobile
Reel Women for Real Women: The Wife (2017,...Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 6:00 PMMain Library Meadows Comm. Rms. A-B
Grupo de Conversación en inglés / English...Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 6:30 PMMain Library Conference Room
MS Publisher Enhancing Your DocsTuesday, May 28, 2019 - 7:00 PMMain Library Computer Training Room Registration Required.
Elgin Township Technology Group DiscussionTuesday, May 28, 2019 - 7:00 PMSouth Elgin Branch Hoffer Room
Sewing with ChrisWednesday, May 29, 2019 - 10:30 AMSouth Elgin Branch Hoffer Room Registration Required.
The Literacy Connection Year End TestingWednesday, May 29, 2019 - 1:00 PMMain Library Meadows Comm. Rms. A-B
Bookmobile Stop: Ann Street ParkWednesday, May 29, 2019 - 4:00 PMBookmobile

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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.