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


COOK BY THE BOOK DISCUSSION

Mexican Today

Saturday, April 7, 2 PM • Edgebrook Library, 2nd Floor Community Room

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 Mexican Today by Pati Jinich.

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 click here for more information.


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Smart Money Week Events

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USED BOOK SALE

Saturday, June 9, 1 – 4 PM • Edgebrook Library, 2nd Floor Community Room

Grow your own private library at this Everyday Edgebrook-sponsored used book sale event. Items will be priced at $0.50 or $1.00 and the sale will be held in the community room on the second floor. All proceeds will benefit the Edgebrook Library.

Edgebrook Library accepts donations of books, DVDs, audiobooks, music CDs, and more for children, teens and adults year-round. Donations must be in very good condition and should be brought into the library and given to a staff member at the circulation desk.

Ask your librarian or click here for more information.


KNIT TOGETHER

Monday, April 2, 9*, 16, 23*, 30, May 7, 14, 21, June 4, 18, July 2, 16, 30, August 6, 20, September 17, October 1, 15, November 5*, 19, December 3, 17, 6-7:30 PM • Edgebrook Library, 5331 W Devon, 2nd Floor Community Room, *1st Floor Conference Room

Knit Together joins knitters of all levels as they practice their craft.

This is your opportunity to discuss technique and make knitting social.

Please bring your own project to work on

Email edgebrook@chipublib.org to sign up for Knit Together program reminders.

Ask your librarian or click here for more information.


EDGEBROOK WALKS

Walk with us.

Wednesday, April 4, 11, May 2, 16, June 6, 20, 1:00-2:30 PM. Edgebrook Library, 5331 W Devon, Small Meeting Room, 1st Floor

Exercise in your neighborhood and take in the natural beauty Edgebrook has to offer.

We will meet in the small meeting room on the first floor and then venture out to explore Old Edgebrook, the new North Branch Trail, and neighborhood murals.

Dress with the weather forecast in mind and bring a bottle of water.

Email edgebrook@chipublib.org to sign up for Edgebrook Walks program reminders.

Ask your librarian or click here for more information.


HOOKS & NEEDLES

YARN SOCIAL

Monday, June 11, 25, July 9*, 23*, August 13*, 27, September 10, 24, October 8, 22, November 12, 26, December 10, 1:00 – 2:30 PM • Edgebrook Library, 5331 W Devon Ave, Community Room, 2nd Floor (*Conference Room, 1st Floor)

Hooks & Needles Yarn Social joins yarn artisans as they practice their craft.

This is your opportunity to discuss technique and make yarn crafting social.

Please bring your own project to work on.

Email edgebrook@chipublib.org to sign up for Hooks & Needles Yarn Social program reminders.

Ask your librarian or click here for more information.


Children’s Programming


CHICAGO CHESS KIDS

3rd Saturday of each month, January to April, 9:30-11:00 AM • Edgebrook Library, 2nd Floor Community Room

Each chess session begins with an instructor giving a lesson on chess strategy/tactics, and the remainder of the session is reserved for practice games. For ages 6 yrs. & up.

Registration is not required.

Ask your librarian or click the date for more information.

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


ARTISTS IN TRAINING

Story Time & Craft

Tuesdays, March 13, 27 and April 3, 10, 17, 10:30 – 11:15 AM • Edgebrook Library, 2nd Floor Community Room

Join us for a fun-filled program of stories, songs and action rhymes, and after story time, your artists in training will create something magnificent using a variety of art supplies. This program is the perfect place for your toddler to discover their inner artist.

For ages 18 months to 3 years.

Registration is required.

Please email the branch at edgebrook@chipublib.org
or call (312) 744-8313 to register.

Space is limited.

Ask your librarian or visit chipublib.org to register.


T.G.I.F. STORY TIME

Fridays, May 4, 11, 18, 25, June 1, 15, 22, 10:30 – 11:00 AM • Edgebrook Library, 2nd Floor Community Room

The weekend is almost here! Celebrate Friday with books, songs, action rhymes and more during this story time for families.

For ages 0-5.

Registration is not required.

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


LEGO® CHALLENGES

At the Library

Saturdays, May 12 and June 9, 3:30 – 4:30 PM • Edgebrook Library, 2nd Floor Community Room

Use your imagination and creativity to complete a LEGO® challenge.

For ages 5-10 yrs.

Registration is not required.

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


STORY TIME FOR

Little Bookworms

Thursdays, March 15, 22, 29 and April 5, 12, 19, 10:30 – 11:15 AM • Edgebrook Library, 2nd Floor Community Room

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Enjoy books, songs, action rhymes, playtime and more at these programs for little bookworms.

For ages 0-2.

Registration is not required.

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


HOP LIKE A BUNNY

Story Time & Craft

Friday, March 30, 10 AM • Edgebrook Library, 2nd Floor Community Room

Join us for Easter bunny stories, songs and dancing.

Play the Poke-a-Bunny Game to win a prize and the Easter Bean Bag Toss Game to win a bunny or chick favor box. After story time, participants
will make a bunny-themed craft.

For ages 2-5 yrs.

Registration for each child is required, because there is a limited # of prizes and supplies.

Register here or by calling (312)744-8313 or via email at edgebrook@chipublib.org.


LITTLE READERS

BOOK CLUB

Saturday, April 28, 10:15 AM • Edgebrook Library, 1st Floor Conference Room

Join your very own book club for a shared story, light conversation and a fun activity. We will discuss Fly Guy Presents: Sharks by Tedd Arnold.

Copies are available at the reference desk.

For Ages 5-8.

Registration is not required.

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


LITTLE READERS

BOOK CLUB

Saturday, May 26, 10:15 AM • Edgebrook Library, 2nd Floor Community Room

Join your very own book club for a shared story, light conversation and a fun activity. We will discuss Pete the Cat: Play Ball by James Dean.

Copies are available at the reference desk.

For Ages 5-8.

Registration is not required.

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


PICTURE PERFECT

Easter Story Time

Saturday, March 31, 2 PM • Edgebrook Library, 2nd Floor Community Room

Join us for stories about the Easter bunny and dance to some bunny-riffic music. After story time, you can take a photo in front of an Easter backdrop while posing with fun photo props. Be sure to bring your camera! For ages 0-7 yrs.

Registration for each child is required.

Register at chicagopubliclibrary.org, by calling (312) 744-8313 or via email at edgebrook@chipublib.org.

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


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