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Hybrid: Paranormal Illinois – Tales of Ghosts, UFOs, and Mysterious Creatures

Hybrid: Paranormal Illinois – Tales of Ghosts, UFOs, and Mysterious Creatures

It’s the 75th anniversary of the “Roswell Incident”, and what better time to talk about UFOs, ghosts, and monsters! Paranormal researcher Chad Lewis takes the audience on a ghostly journey to some of the most bizarre places in Illinois.

Introduction to Mushroom Identification

Come learn the basics of mushroom identification and get prepared with everything you need to know to safely identify mushrooms before you start collecting.

VIRTUAL: Spotlight on Home Security Cameras

Home security cameras deter crime and can assist law enforcement officers, but they can create vulnerabilities as well. This class will teach you what you need to know about the benefits and the pitfalls of using home security cameras.

Watercolor Macarons

Illustrating with watercolors is more fun when you paint food. Join Audrey Ra of Audrey Ra Design as you learn how to paint macarons!

HPL Community Survey

The Library is preparing to launch a new strategic plan. What do you want to see more of? Help us plan the future by taking this brief survey.

From Hinsdale to Paris: 160 Years of Loie Fuller – HPL Presents Radiant author Liz Heinecke

Join us for an event with Liz Heinecke, author of “Radiant”, a book about Loie Fuller and Marie Curie. 160 years since her birth, Loie Fuller’s hometown of Hinsdale celebrates her life.

Illinois Libraries Present: Chef Kwame Onwuachi

Chef Kwame Onwuachi (“Top Chef”) will join us to present on his exciting career in food as chronicled in his bestselling memoir, Notes from a Young Black Chef.

Library Edition Book Club: “Radiant: The Dancer, the Scientist, and a Friendship Forged in Light”

Join us for a discussion of Radiant: The Dancer, The Scientist, and a Friendship Forged in Light by Liz Heinecke, which explores the real-life friendship of Loie Fuller and Marie Curie. The author will be visiting HPL on June 28th!

Hybrid: Fresh and Local – Farmer’s Markets and CSAs

When it comes to preparing meals, locally sourced seasonal ingredients can elevate your cooking while supporting local producers. Get the scoop on the best farmer’s markets and CSA shares in the area.

Illinois Libraries Present: Jessamine Chan & Emily Maloney

Jessamine Chan & Emily Maloney discuss the systems of power that impact our lives, our families, and our finances through the lens of their books The School for Good Mothers & Cost of Living.