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June 2019

My Body. My Story. Teen workshop with Planned Parenthood Illinois

June 19 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Humboldt Park Library, 1605 N. Troy
Chicago, IL 60647 United States
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Have you ever wondered what is sex? How can I protect myself during sex? What is pleasure? This is the workshop for you! Join Planned Parenthood Illinois as we debunk sex myths and discuss condoms, consent, pleasure, and more! Free swag and snacks provided! Open to teens.

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Thursday Afternoon Movies: A Wrinkle in Time

June 20 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Richard M. Daley Library, 733 N. Kedzie
Chicago, IL 60612 United States
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Thursday Afternoon Movies features newer blockbuster films suitable for all ages.  This month's film screening will feature A Wrinkle in Time (2018). Following the discovery of a new form of space travel as well as Meg's father's disappearance, she, her brother, and her friend must join three magical beings (Mrs. Whatsit, Mrs. Who, and Mrs. Which) to travel across the universe to rescue him from a terrible evil. Genres: Adventure - Family - Fantasy

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Bike Shop with West Town Bikes

June 24 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Humboldt Park Library, 1605 N. Troy
Chicago, IL 60647 United States
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Is your bike safe to ride? Learn how to take care of your bike in this interactive workshop with West Town Bikes. This workshop is open to teens and tweens, ages 12-18.  

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Book Club: What Are You Reading?

June 25 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Richard M. Daley Library, 733 N. Kedzie
Chicago, IL 60612 United States
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What have you been reading lately?  Stop in to our monthly book club and share your reads with others or even find some great new reads from others in the group. No specific title or genre is required- read and discuss whatever you like. Looking for a great read? Check out recommended read of the month Pachinko by Min Jin Lee Copies of this title are available to check out at the circulation desk.

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July 2019

Audio and Sound Design: A Storytelling Workshop with Yollocalli Arts Reach

July 1 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

As part of our Teen Summer Challenge, up to ten teens are invited for this interactive two-hour audio and sound design workshop with Yollocalli Arts Reach. Teens will learn about sound recording and editing, as well as story composition and narration. Each participant should walk away with the skills to develop, record and edit an audio story they can submit to Yollocalli's Sudio Y youth-led program, Wattz Up! Radio Show broadcast on 105.5 FM Lumpen Radio Chicago. Be sure to…

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Film Screening: Shark Tale

July 22 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Humboldt Park Library, 1605 N. Troy
Chicago, IL 60647 United States
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Celebrate Shark Week with a screening of Shark Tale, an animated comedy about a fish that runs afoul of a shark in the mob. © Dreamworks Animation - 90 minutes - PG

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Documentary Screening: Sharkwater

July 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Humboldt Park Library, 1605 N. Troy
Chicago, IL 60647 United States
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Join us for a screening of Sharkwater, a documentary about the alarming depletion of the world's shark population and its potential damage to the eco-system. Directed by Rob Stewart. © Warner Bros. - 89 minutes - PG

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August 2019

American Experience Book Club: Pale Rider by Laura Spivey

August 22 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Roots Handmade Pizza, 1924 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, 60622 United States
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From 1918 - 1920, one of the most horrific worldwide epidemics left over 50 million dead and was one of the greatest disasters of all time. In Pale Rider: the Spanish Flu of 1918 and How it Changed the World, author Laura Spivey delves into how the virus travelled globally, not only affecting areas of treatment and medical advances, but also how this disease altered the politics and society of many countries. It is a fascinating look into the correlation between…

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