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The World War Two You Never Knew

The Dutch Hunger Winter

2023-01-05 18:30:00 2023-01-05 19:30:00 America/Chicago The World War Two You Never Knew Come and be inspired by the stories of tenacity and courage from this forgotten page of history. Presented by Rob Currie, author of "The Hunger Winter". Please register. Main Library - Elgin Room

Thursday, January 05
6:30pm - 7:30pm

Add to Calendar 2023-01-05 18:30:00 2023-01-05 19:30:00 America/Chicago The World War Two You Never Knew Come and be inspired by the stories of tenacity and courage from this forgotten page of history. Presented by Rob Currie, author of "The Hunger Winter". Please register. Main Library - Elgin Room

Main Library

Elgin Room

Come and be inspired by the stories of tenacity and courage from this forgotten page of history. Presented by Rob Currie, author of "The Hunger Winter". Please register.

Discover the little-known but true story of the last winter of World War II when 20,000 Dutch civilians starved to death because the Nazis cut off food and fuel. Heroes shine brightest in the darkest times.

AGE GROUP: | Middle School | High School | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Older Adult Interest | History | Adult Programs |

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Main Library

Phone: 847-742-2411

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We're open 9:00AM to 6:00PM

Mon, Nov 27 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Nov 28 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Nov 29 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Nov 30 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Dec 01 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Dec 02 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Dec 03 12:00PM to 5:00PM

Upcoming Events

Sat, Dec 02, All day
Main Library
Discover the creatures of a dream world through books this winter by registering for the Winter Reading Challenge. Earn badges & prizes by reading and doing activities. Prize pickup starts January 2nd

Sat, Dec 02, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Main Library - Meadows Community Rooms ABC
Learn about the history and advances in the fight against HIV through a presentation and exhibit. Listen to someone's story that lives with HIV. In English and Spanish.

Sat, Dec 02, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Main Library - Computer Training Room
Esta serie es para principiantes, para aprender destrezas básicas. No hay costo ni hay que tener tarjeta de la biblioteca. Al registrarte para la primera clase quedarás inscrito en todas las sesiones.
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Sat, Dec 02, 2:00pm - 2:15pm
Main Library
Practice your reading skills by cuddling up with a good book and reading aloud to a fully trained and certified therapy dog. Registration required. For grades K through 8.
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Sat, Dec 02, 2:15pm - 2:30pm
Main Library
Practice your reading skills by cuddling up with a good book and reading aloud to a fully trained and certified therapy dog. Registration required. For grades K through 8.
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Sat, Dec 02, 2:30pm - 2:45pm
Main Library
Practice your reading skills by cuddling up with a good book and reading aloud to a fully trained and certified therapy dog. Registration required. For grades K through 8.

Sat, Dec 02, 2:45pm - 3:00pm
Main Library
Practice your reading skills by cuddling up with a good book and reading aloud to a fully trained and certified therapy dog. Registration required. For grades K through 8.

Sat, Dec 02, 3:00pm - 3:15pm
Main Library
Practice your reading skills by cuddling up with a good book and reading aloud to a fully trained and certified therapy dog. Registration required. For grades K through 8.

Sat, Dec 02, 3:15pm - 3:30pm
Main Library
Practice your reading skills by cuddling up with a good book and reading aloud to a fully trained and certified therapy dog. Registration required. For grades K through 8.
This event is full

Sun, Dec 03, All day
Main Library
Discover the creatures of a dream world through books this winter by registering for the Winter Reading Challenge. Earn badges & prizes by reading and doing activities. Prize pickup starts January 2nd

Sun, Dec 03, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Main Library - Sally Lee Fox & Eagle Rooms
Families are invited to learn about the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah through stories and more. Drop-in program! No registration required.