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VIRTUAL: Film Discussion: “The Long Shadow”

Thursday, June 24th

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join Illinois libraries in a special screening of The Long Shadow in recognition of Juneteenth. The Long Shadow follows Emmy-Award winning Director Frances Causey as she traces her family’s legacy of white privilege. Screen the film at home and join the director for a Zoom Q&A session.

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HPL Summer Reading Clubs

Saturday, July 31st

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June 7-July 31: Kids, teens, and adults are challenged to track the time they spend reading to earn prizes!

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VIRTUAL: Voyagers Travel Discussion Club — Summer Roadtripping

Wednesday, June 16th

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Looking for travel ideas for the summer that don’t require flying? This destination-packed program has an outdoor adventure for everyone — all within 7 hours of Hinsdale.    

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VIRTUAL: Chef Susan Maddox: 3 Course Summer Outdoor Dining

Wednesday, June 23rd

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us as we welcome back Chef Susan Maddox a virtual presentation of Summer Outdoor Dining, 3 Courses. Recipes will be provided and distributed for the program.

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Phase 5 Mask Update

Tuesday, August 31st

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Summer is our busiest time for younger visitors which is why we are reserving a couple hours a day when we ask everyone to wear a mask. Please help us keep everyone safe by following these guidelines: 9am-11am: Masks REQUIRED for ALL All other hours: Masks REQUIRED for UNVACCINATED visitors; masks RECOMMENDED for all  

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