Galena has a very rich history. Dale Glick has curated a collection of over seventy stereoviews featuring houses and scenes of Galena in its earliest years. Dale (he/him) is a historical librarian at the Galena Public Library. He has been fortunate to meet several prominent researchers in the Galena area who had original stereoviews. In… Continue reading Stereoviews of Galena: Part 2
Register here: https://bit.ly/ILP_MarleeMatlin In celebration of Deaf Awareness Month, Marlee Matlin joins Illinois Libraries Present to share the highs and lows of her Hollywood career and journeys as an activist. The youngest recipient of the Best Actress Oscar, Matlin’s acting career recently achieved another milestone as her 2021 film CODA swept every category it was… Continue reading A Conversation with Marlee Matlin: From Oscar to West Wing
The evening book club will read and discuss The Hawthorne School by Sylvie Perry. Then Sylvie herself will join us to answer our questions and talk to her process and inspiration. Evening book club meetings are currently being offered in a hybrid format - virtual via Zoom and in-person at the library. Contact adult services… Continue reading Evening Book Club + Meet the Author!
Learn about Cahokia, the largest and most influential urban settlement of the Mississippian culture dating from 700 – 1400 A.D. Located just east of St. Louis, MO, Cahokia is considered the largest and most complex archaeological site north of Mexico’s pre-Columbian cities. This is a Highland Lifelong Learning course. There is a $21 registration fee… Continue reading Highland Lifelong Learning: Cahokia and the Mississippian Culture – In-person
Learn how to use personal values and mindfulness to guide decision making. Presented by: Stephanie Cocagne, LCPC of Clear Mind, Open Heart Counseling. Register for this hybrid program here: http://compassionateresilience.eventbrite.com Stephanie's career began in 1998 as an advocate and counselor for survivors of domestic violence and their children. After 16 years, She made the switch… Continue reading Self Care Saturdays: Compassionate Resilience – Hybrid