Here are some adult events and programs happening this week, from Monday 1/21 to Sunday 1/27! For a complete look at what’s happening at the library this month including children’s, teen, and Franklin Park programs, please click here for our online calendar!
Closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day – Monday, 1/21 All Day
Both branches of our library will reopen on Tuesday, 1/22 for normal hours.
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Kitchens Around the World: Why Everyone’s Forks Are in the Same Drawer! – Wednesday, 1/23 at 2pm
Join photographer and educator Jim DelGiudice for a tour of kitchens around the world. This lecture will show, in a lighthearted but educational way, how form follows function–that food is one of the most important aspects of home life and most kitchens in the world, while decorated or set up differently, are actually similar in design. It is a travelogue of residential kitchens and how they’ve evolved. Registration is requested but not required! Click here to register!
Workshop for Census Jobs – Wednesday, 1/23 at 7pm
The U.S. Census Bureau is hiring for the 2020 Census! Stop by to learn how to apply for many opportunities offering excellent pay, flexible hours, and paid training! A recruiter will be available to answer questions.
Movie Matinee: Unbroken: Path to Redemption – Friday 1/25 at 2pm
When the war ended, his battle began. Based on Laura Hillenbrand’s bestselling book, UNBROKEN: PATH TO REDEMPTION begins where Unbroken ends, sharing the next amazing chapter of Olympian and World War II hero Louis Zamperini’s powerful true story of forgiveness, redemption, and amazing grace. Rated PG-13, 1 hour 38 minutes. No registration required!
Crochet, Anyone? – Sunday, 1/27 at 1:30pm
Join craft enthusiasts for crocheting (or knitting) and conversation. Novices and experts welcome. Though formal instruction is not provided at this gathering, there will be plenty of encouragement! Please bring your own materials. No registration needed!