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What’s the Buzz on Honey Bees?

Tuesday, October 10th

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The honey bee is an important part of our food chain. Come learn about these amazing and beneficial insects. This class will be taught by Charles and Karen Lorence, who have been beekeepers since 1971 and at one time kept 150 hives.


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HYBRID: Medicare 101

Wednesday, October 11th

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Prepare for Medicare open enrollment by learning what Medicare covers, supplements, Medicare Advantage Plans, and Part D Prescription Plans. David Wylly from Medicare Solutions Network will be presenting this class to teach you what Medicare covers, what it doesn’t, your potential out of pocket exposure, and cost saving strategies for the years ahead. 


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Hinsdale Memory Cafe

Wednesday, September 27th

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

A Memory Cafe is a social gathering of individuals living with dementia and their caregivers. We offer a place where both caregiver and care recipient can socialize together and connect with others in similar situations.


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Coffee and Conversation

Tuesday, October 3rd

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Let our Tuesday Books, Coffee, and Donuts drop-in event become an normal part of your week. Chat with other locals about upcoming books, learn about library services, or just hang out in a casual environment with free refreshments.  


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Virtual: Chills and Thrills with Stephen Graham Jones, an Illinois Libraries Present Event

Wednesday, October 4th

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Stephen Graham Jones, author of The Only Good Indians and Don’t Fear the Reaper, joins us to talk scary stories, horror, and more!


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