Events & Classes

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Future of Human Space Flight with Former...Friday, July 19, 2019 - 3:30 PMMain Library Meadows Comm. Rms. A-B-C
Book Bike at Elgin Farmer's MarketFriday, July 19, 2019 - 3:30 PMIn The Community Book Bike
Literacy Connection Volunteer Tutor TrainingSaturday, July 20, 2019 - 9:30 AMMain Library Grove Room
Digital Scrapbooking SeriesSaturday, July 20, 2019 - 10:00 AMMain Library Computer Training Room Registration Required.
Family Music: ScribbleMonster Rock It! ScienceSaturday, July 20, 2019 - 11:00 AMMain Library Meadows Comm. Rms. A-B-C Registration Required.
Read it- Say it / Léelo DiloSaturday, July 20, 2019 - 11:00 AMMain Library Elgin Room
Bookmobile Stop: Wing ParkSaturday, July 20, 2019 - 11:30 AMBookmobile
The Art of QuillingSaturday, July 20, 2019 - 1:00 PMRakow Branch Rakow - Corridor West Registration Required.
Moon Landing PartySaturday, July 20, 2019 - 2:00 PMMain Library Meadows Comm. Rms. A-B-C
Let’s Talk: Elgin’s Community TraumaSaturday, July 20, 2019 - 2:00 PMMain Library Elgin Room
Book Bike at Dennis Jurs Memorial RaceSunday, July 21, 2019 - 9:30 AMIn The Community Book Bike
Read to RoverSunday, July 21, 2019 - 1:00 PMSouth Elgin Branch Hoffer Room Registration Required.
Read to RoverSunday, July 21, 2019 - 1:15 PMSouth Elgin Branch Hoffer Room Registration Required.
Read to RoverSunday, July 21, 2019 - 1:30 PMSouth Elgin Branch Hoffer Room Registration Required.
Read to RoverSunday, July 21, 2019 - 1:45 PMSouth Elgin Branch Hoffer Room Registration Required.
Read to RoverSunday, July 21, 2019 - 2:00 PMSouth Elgin Branch Hoffer Room Registration Required.
Read to RoverSunday, July 21, 2019 - 2:15 PMSouth Elgin Branch Hoffer Room Registration Required.
Butterfly CampMonday, July 22, 2019 - 10:00 AMRakow Branch Rakow - Living Room Registration Required.
Preschool Dance PartyMonday, July 22, 2019 - 11:00 AMMain Library Meadows Comm. Rms. A-B-C
3D Design SeriesMonday, July 22, 2019 - 11:00 AMMain Library Computer Training Room Registration Required.
Selfie Pixel ArtMonday, July 22, 2019 - 3:00 PMMain Library Studio 270
Bookmobile Stop: Hunter's Ridge ApartmentsMonday, July 22, 2019 - 4:00 PMBookmobile
Family Style STEAMMonday, July 22, 2019 - 5:00 PMMain Library Meadows Comm. Rms. A-B
Bookmobile Stop: Mark Avenue (Greater Grace...Monday, July 22, 2019 - 5:30 PMBookmobile
Literacy Connection Board of Directors MeetingMonday, July 22, 2019 - 6:00 PMMain Library Grove Room
Tiny TalesMonday, July 22, 2019 - 6:00 PMSouth Elgin Branch Hoffer Room
Grupo de Conversación para la Ciudadanía...Monday, July 22, 2019 - 6:30 PMMain Library Conference Room
Bookmobile Stop: Wing Park Apartments/Garden...Monday, July 22, 2019 - 6:30 PMBookmobile
Writers on the FoxMonday, July 22, 2019 - 7:00 PMMain Library Elgin Room
Preschool Puppets & More! StorytimeMonday, July 22, 2019 - 7:00 PMMain Library Meadows Comm. Rms. A-B-C

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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.