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Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Alzheimer’s is the most common cause of dementia. John Hosteny, Community Educator of the Alzheimer’s Association, will discuss this disease affecting millions of Americans everyday.

Edible Mushroom Hunting for Beginners

Certified Wild Mushroom Expert Hunter Le Duc will teach you to recognize the “Foolproof Four” mushrooms and a handful more that can be found easily, locally and turned into succulent and nutritious meals.

VIRTUAL: Danny Trejo talks Tacos, Hollywood, and Redemption

We are excited to welcome Actor/Author/Restaurateur Danny Trejo, who has developed a prolific career in the entertainment industry with a hard-earned and atypical road to success.

Mindful Movement – Reduce Stress and Increase Energy

Join us for a session of gentle stretching and movement to reduce stress and increase energy.  For all ages and levels of fitness.  Led by Westmont Body & Brain Yoga and Tai-Chi.

VIRTUAL: Chair Yoga

Improve joint health, core strength, range of motion, balance, and the ability to breathe deeply without getting on the floor or standing on your head! Taught by Tom Wilkens of Dancing Cranes Yoga.

Voyagers Travel Discussion Club: Insider Guide to Disney

Learn the tips and tricks for a stress-free trip to Disney World. Disney’s latest changes can be confusing and we will walk you through all you need to know to get the most out of your vacation.

Virtual: Invisible Warriors – An Introduction to the Film

Please welcome documentary historian Gregory S. Cooke for an introduction to his film “Invisible Warriors.” The film shares the experiences of a small group of elegant ladies who represent the 600,000 Black women who fled lives as domestics and sharecroppers to work in factories and governments offices during WWII.

Library Edition Book Club: The Violin Conspiracy

Join HPL’s Library Edition Book Club! Discussions take place Wednesday afternoons (usually the third Wednesday of the month) at 2:00. Copies of the book will be available on our Book Club Holds shelf.

Bagley House Restoration: Hinsdale’s Own Frank Lloyd Wright

Safina Uberoi will join us to provide an update on the restoration of the Bagley House, discuss balancing historical preservation with modern living, and offer advice on renovating a historic home.

VIRTUAL: The Weird & Wonderful World with Mary Roach, An Illinois Libraries Present Event

Join us for an entertaining and hilarious evening with New York Times best-selling author Mary Roach! Roach will discuss her frank approach to science, the importance of humor, and explore the weird, wonderful world in which we live.