Edgebrook Branch Library – Special Events

Edgebrook Branch Library


The ECA is a proud supporter of the Edgebrook Branch Library. Located at 5331 W. Devon Ave, the library offers a wealth of entertainment and education media for the entire family.

The Edgebrook Branch Library is open Monday and Wednesday from Noon – 8 PM, Tuesday and Thursday from 10 AM – 6 PM, and Friday and Saturday from 9 AM – 5 PM.


Adult Programming


READ THE BOOK/WATCH THE MOVIE

The Time Traveler’s Wife

Wednesday, July 12, 1:30 – 2:30PM • Edgebrook Library

TTW For July, we will be reading and watching The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger. Visit the reference desk for a copy of the book and for a copy of the film on DVD, which stars Eric Bana and Rachel McAdams. Then read the book and watch the movie at home, and we’ll get together on July 12th to discuss both. Refreshments will be provided.

Knit Together

Monday, July 17, 6:00 – 7:30PM • Edgebrook Library

knit Could you use some help with your knitting or are you willing to help others knit? Knit Together joins knitters of all levels as they practice their craft. This is your opportunity to ask questions, discuss technique and make knitting social. Please bring your in-progress project to work on.

ADULT BOOK DISCUSSION

The Marriage of Opposites by Alice Hoffman

Wednesday, July 26, 6:30 – 7:30PM • Edgebrook Library

opposites Edgebrook Branch will discuss The Marriage of Opposites by Alice Hoffman.

Copies of this book are available at the reference desk.


Knit Together

Monday, July 31, 6:00 – 7:30PM • Edgebrook Library

knit Could you use some help with your knitting or are you willing to help others knit? Knit Together joins knitters of all levels as they practice their craft. This is your opportunity to ask questions, discuss technique and make knitting social. Please bring your in-progress project to work on.

COOK BY THE BOOK

Moosewood Restaurant Favorites

Saturday, August 5, 2:00 PM • Edgebrook Library, 2nd Floor Community Room

moosewood Do you enjoy browsing through cookbooks? Do you love trying new dishes? Are you looking for new recipes to wow your family and friends? Then grab your apron and sign up for this cookbook club!

We’ll read and discuss Moosewood Restaurant Favorites. Visit the reference desk for a copy of the book, and select a recipe or two to make at home and serve to your family and friends. Then we’ll all get together to dish on what worked and what didn’t. Feel free to bring a dish to share.

Ask your librarian or visit chipublib.org for more information.


READ THE BOOK/WATCH THE MOVIE

The Longest Ride

Wednesday, August 9, 1:30 – 2:30PM • Edgebrook Library

201504-longest-ride We will discuss The Longest Ride by Nicholas Sparks. Visit the reference desk for a copy of the book and a copy of the film on DVD, which stars Scott Eastwood and Britt Robertson. Then read the book and watch the movie at home, and we’ll get together on Aug 9th to discuss them. Refreshments will be provided.

Ask your librarian or visit chipublib.org for more information.


COMMUNITY YOGA

Saturday, August 12, 19 & 26, 10:00 – 11:15 AM • Edgebrook Library, 2nd Floor Community Room

yoga Join yoga instructor Mary Beth Johnson for a slower-paced yoga class that allows time to explore the fundamentals of yoga and the relationship between mind, body and breath. Each class will build upon the next, working with basic postures, breath work and beginning to link movement with breath. Open to all levels; props and modifications will be provided. Bring your curiosity, a smile, a yoga mat (if you have one) and wear comfortable clothing.

Registration is recommended. Please register for this program by calling (312) 744-8313 or email the branch at edgebrook@chipublib.org.

You may also register by click on the dates below.

Sponsored by the Edgebrook Community Association


Children’s Programming


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