Events This Week
Sat, Jan 16, 9:00am - 10:00am
Main Library
Fika is a concept, a state of mind, an attitude... It means making time for friends and colleagues to share a cup of coffee (or tea) and a little something to... more
Fika is a concept, a state of mind, an attitude... It means making time for friends and colleagues to share a cup of coffee (or tea) and a little something to eat.”—John Duxbury, Swedishfood.com
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Sat, Jan 16, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Main Library - Zoom
Calling 1st-5th graders who want to learn how to cook using their microwave!
Registration is now closed

Sat, Jan 16, 12:00pm - 6:00pm
Main Library
Come by Main Children's Desk or Robert Crown to pick up your craft kit. One per child, while supplies last. Then join us on January 18 for 2 short films and... more
Come by Main Children's Desk or Robert Crown to pick up your craft kit. One per child, while supplies last. Then join us on January 18 for 2 short films and our speaker, Rev. Reeves.

Sat, Jan 16, 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Zoom
Join us for a virtual D&D game using Roll20.net. You must register (please use valid email) to take part and create an account on https://roll20.net/. Grades 6-12.

Mon, Jan 18, 9:00am - 10:00am
Main Library
Fika is a concept, a state of mind, an attitude... It means making time for friends and colleagues to share a cup of coffee (or tea) and a little something to... more
Fika is a concept, a state of mind, an attitude... It means making time for friends and colleagues to share a cup of coffee (or tea) and a little something to eat.”—John Duxbury, Swedishfood.com
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Mon, Jan 18, 12:00pm - 6:00pm
Main Library
Come by Main Children's Desk or Robert Crown to pick up your craft kit. One per child, while supplies last. Then join us on January 18 for 2 short films and... more
Come by Main Children's Desk or Robert Crown to pick up your craft kit. One per child, while supplies last. Then join us on January 18 for 2 short films and our speaker, Rev. Reeves.

Mon, Jan 18, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
virtual
Join us with your craft to celebrate, honor and remember Dr. martin Luther King, Jr.

Mon, Jan 18, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Zoom
Please join Evanston Public Library and Northwestern's Center for International and Area Studies for this discussion examining the prospects for U.S. foreign... more
Please join Evanston Public Library and Northwestern's Center for International and Area Studies for this discussion examining the prospects for U.S. foreign policy under the Biden administration.

Mon, Jan 18, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Robert Crown Branch
Hora de cuentos bilingüe para todas las familias y todos los niveles de español. Niños de 8 años en adelante. Bilingual Storytime for all families and all... more
Hora de cuentos bilingüe para todas las familias y todos los niveles de español. Niños de 8 años en adelante. Bilingual Storytime for all families and all levels of Spanish. Ages 8 and up.

Mon, Jan 18, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Main Library - Zoom
Please join us as we learn how to upcycle old books into beautiful Valentine's Day cards. A limited number of kits will be available at the Robert Crown branch... more
Please join us as we learn how to upcycle old books into beautiful Valentine's Day cards. A limited number of kits will be available at the Robert Crown branch on a first come first serve basis.
This event is full

Mon, Jan 18, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
zNorth Branch
We will be discussing American Spy by Lauren Wilkinson. Please register for zoom link for discussion.

Tue, Jan 19, 9:00am - 10:00am
Main Library
Fika is a concept, a state of mind, an attitude... It means making time for friends and colleagues to share a cup of coffee (or tea) and a little something to... more
Fika is a concept, a state of mind, an attitude... It means making time for friends and colleagues to share a cup of coffee (or tea) and a little something to eat.”—John Duxbury, Swedishfood.com
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Tue, Jan 19, 10:00am - 11:00am
virtual
Learn about LENA Start and how you can participate in a 10 week program that helps build your 0-3 year old's brain!

Tue, Jan 19, 10:00am - 11:00am
Zoom
¡Aprenda sobre LENA Start y cómo puede participar en un programa de 10 semanas que ayudará a desarrollar el cerebro de su hijo de 0 a 3 años!

Tue, Jan 19, 10:30am - 11:00am
Main Library
Zoom story time filled with songs, picture books, puppets and rhymes for 24 to 36 months with parent, grandparent or caregiver.

Tue, Jan 19, 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Age Options Zoom Room
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Tue, Jan 19, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Main Library - Zoom
Join the Evanston Public Library and Lauren Marquez-Viso of Citizens´Greener Evanston, for a discussion on our changing climate, its causes, and how scientists... more
Join the Evanston Public Library and Lauren Marquez-Viso of Citizens´Greener Evanston, for a discussion on our changing climate, its causes, and how scientists are on a quest to better understand it.

Tue, Jan 19, 7:00pm - 8:15pm
Virtual, Zoom
Participants will look at and vote on the art in contenders for the 2021 Caldecott Award!
This event is full

Wed, Jan 20, 9:00am - 10:00am
Main Library
Fika is a concept, a state of mind, an attitude... It means making time for friends and colleagues to share a cup of coffee (or tea) and a little something to... more
Fika is a concept, a state of mind, an attitude... It means making time for friends and colleagues to share a cup of coffee (or tea) and a little something to eat.”—John Duxbury, Swedishfood.com
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Wed, Jan 20, 11:00am - 11:40am
Main Library
Storytime and craft for children ages 3-5.
Registration is now closed

Wed, Jan 20, 1:30pm - 2:10pm
Main Library
Storytime and craft for children ages 3-5.
Registration is now closed

Wed, Jan 20, 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Main Library
Tentative Dates: Library Board Meeting

Wed, Jan 20, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Main Library - Zoom
MI 11: Virginia Woolf January - March discussion, facilitated by Heather Ross.  
This event is full

Thu, Jan 21, 9:00am - 10:00am
Main Library
Fika is a concept, a state of mind, an attitude... It means making time for friends and colleagues to share a cup of coffee (or tea) and a little something to... more
Fika is a concept, a state of mind, an attitude... It means making time for friends and colleagues to share a cup of coffee (or tea) and a little something to eat.”—John Duxbury, Swedishfood.com
Register

Thu, Jan 21, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Main Library - Zoom
Join us for this week's Movin & Groovin Memory Cafe where we'll be moving along to music from past to present.Participants are invited to join the Memory Cafe... more
Join us for this week's Movin & Groovin Memory Cafe where we'll be moving along to music from past to present.Participants are invited to join the Memory Cafe via the Zoom virtual meeting platform.

Thu, Jan 21, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Main Library
These tutorials are now taught online via Zoom. Registration deadline is 12 noon the Monday before the class. Deadline passed but want to register? Questions?... more
These tutorials are now taught online via Zoom. Registration deadline is 12 noon the Monday before the class. Deadline passed but want to register? Questions? E-mail lukethompson@cityofevanston.org

Thu, Jan 21, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library
The job market has changed dramatically. How can you conduct an effective job search today?
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Thu, Jan 21, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Main Library - Zoom
MI 11: Virginia Woolf January - March discussion, facilitated by Anna Nardo.  
This event is full

Thu, Jan 21, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Main Library
These tutorials are now taught online via Zoom. Registration deadline is 12 noon the Monday before the class. Deadline passed but want to register? Questions?... more
These tutorials are now taught online via Zoom. Registration deadline is 12 noon the Monday before the class. Deadline passed but want to register? Questions? E-mail lukethompson@cityofevanston.org

Thu, Jan 21, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
ZOOM
The workshop will consist of 3 consecutive Thursdays. Evanston resident Shruti Vijay, will teach the basics of urban sketching Registration required.
This event is full

Thu, Jan 21, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Join us virtually for Anime Club. We will be using the Netflix Party Chrome Extension to watch anime shows and movies.

Thu, Jan 21, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Main Library - Zoom
Empezamos una serie de pláticas comunitarias para dar voz a la comunidad Latina. Todos y todas son bienvenidos/as!

Fri, Jan 22, 9:00am - 10:00am
Main Library
Fika is a concept, a state of mind, an attitude... It means making time for friends and colleagues to share a cup of coffee (or tea) and a little something to... more
Fika is a concept, a state of mind, an attitude... It means making time for friends and colleagues to share a cup of coffee (or tea) and a little something to eat.”—John Duxbury, Swedishfood.com
Register

Fri, Jan 22, 10:30am - 11:00am
Robert Crown Branch
Hora de cuentos bilingües para todas las familias y todos los niveles de español. Bilingual Storytime for all families and all levels of Spanish.

Fri, Jan 22, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
virtual
Create your own Flappy Bird video game in Scratch with Power Up Tech Academy.

Rescheduled
Fri, Jan 22, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
New date Friday, February 12, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Main Library
Join us for a no judgment night of art and conversation. The "winner" will receive a trophy.

Sat, Jan 23, All day
Main Library
The Cardboard Carnival is open to all D65 students and Evanston residents in grades 4th – 8th. The rules are simple. Design a marble adventure using cardboard... more
The Cardboard Carnival is open to all D65 students and Evanston residents in grades 4th – 8th. The rules are simple. Design a marble adventure using cardboard and other everyday materials.
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Sat, Jan 23, 9:00am - 10:00am
Main Library
Fika is a concept, a state of mind, an attitude... It means making time for friends and colleagues to share a cup of coffee (or tea) and a little something to... more
Fika is a concept, a state of mind, an attitude... It means making time for friends and colleagues to share a cup of coffee (or tea) and a little something to eat.”—John Duxbury, Swedishfood.com
Register