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VIRTUAL summer programs are on the Events page.

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Virtual: Hinsdale Bite Club – Summer Specials

Tuesday, June 9th

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Whether grilling or chilling, share one of your favorite summer recipes, try your hand at preparing another participant’s favorite, and then we’ll discuss. Demo’s of tips and tricks are welcome!

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Virtual: Library Edition Book Club – The Only Woman in the Room

Wednesday, June 17th

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Join us from home to talk about a book at HPL’s Library Edition Book Discussion, led by our Adult Services librarians.  Bring your thoughts, insights and interpretations to discuss The Only Woman in the Room by Ruth Benedict. The book is available on Hoopla.

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