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Programs

Most programs require pre-registration and are held in the Meeting Room. To register, visit the Information Desk, call 630/393-1171 x100 or register online.

 

Glaciers to Wildflowers: How Illinois’ Living Landscapes Came to Be
Tuesday, June 2, 7 p.m.
We are pleased to welcome back Raymond Wiggers as he relates the fascinating origins of our state’s living landscape, including its landforms, soils, forests, prairies, peatlands and savannas. He will show how Illinois’ diverse array of plant species, habitats and scenic locales is the product of vast geologic forces operating over millions of years. He will place special emphasis on how our state’s scenery and ecosystems have experienced dramatic changes since the waning of the latest Ice Age glacier. This talk is of special significance for conservationists, horticulturists and all interested persons who seek a better understanding of the environment in which they live. Registration is required. Click here to register.

 

Tri-Ptera: Birds, Butterflies and Dragonflies in Warrenville and DuPage County
Thursday, June 11, 7 p.m.
Local enthusiast Gary Moore discusses the birds, butterflies and dragonflies you'll see in Warrenville and the surrounding area this summer. Gary will also host a walking tour featuring Tri-Ptera on Sunday, June 14 at 11 a.m. at the Warrenville Grove Forest Preserve. Registration is required. Click here to register.

 

Change a Life … Become a Literacy Tutor

Help change someone’s future…become an adult literacy tutor today! Literacy DuPage, in partnership with the Warrenville Public Library, is offering a tutor training workshop to teach people like you how to assist adults by providing one-on-one and small group tutoring at a time and place convenient for you and the adult learner. No teaching background or second language is required. You will be trained to customize lessons focusing on everyday life skills needed in an English-speaking world. Join us for the tutor training workshop series of six sessions from 6 - 9 p.m. on July 21, 23, 28, August 6, 11, and 13 at the Library. Participants must also attend a Volunteer Orientation on July 14 from 6 - 7:30 p.m. To register for the Volunteer Orientation and Training or for more information, please call Literacy DuPage at 630/416-6699 or visit www.literacydupage.org.

Book a Librarian

Curious about the Library’s digital magazines and eBooks, online Universal Classes or digital business and investing resources? Need help getting started with your mobile device, scanning, e-mail, Web searching or saving and sending documents? Schedule an appointment for a one hour one-on-one session with a librarian. Open to Warrenville cardholders; registration required. Register at the Information Desk in person or call 630/393-1171 x100.

Book an Ellison Die-Cut Machine Session

The Library's die-cut machine is available by appointment for the public to use. The die-cut machine allows multiple copies of selected shapes to be cut at a rapid pace. View a sampling of the numerous dies and sizes available. You must provide your own paper supplies for cutting. The machine accepts most types of paper, including construction paper, photo paper, scrapbooking papers, pop-up sponge, magnet, shrink film, cling vinyl and craft foam. To schedule a time or for more information, contact the adult & Youth Services Manager at 630-393-1171 x108.

Movies at the Library

Bring your own popcorn and join us for a movie matinee on the fourth Tuesday of each month, except November and December, at 2 p.m. in the Library’s Hudetz Meeting Room. For ages 18 and up.

 

M*A*S*H
Tuesday, May 26, 2 p.m., Ages 18 and up
The staff of the 4077 MASH unit deal with the horrors of battlefield surgery and the Korean War by whatever means necessary. The result is decidedly unmilitary. The movie that inspired the hit TV series. (R, 116 min.). Registration is required. Click here to register.

 

The Hundred-Foot Journey
Tuesday, June 23, 2 p.m., Ages 18 and up
Fleeing political violence in India, the Kadam family ends up in France, where they open an Indian restaurant – right across the street from a snobby Michelin-starred establishment. Starring Helen Mirren and Om Puri. (Rated PG, 122 min.). Registration is required. Click here to register.

 

The Grand Budapest Hotel
Tuesday, July 28, 2 p.m., Ages 18 and up
Director Wes Anderson’s fairy-tale-like story of a (fictional) famous European hotel between the wars, its legendary concierge, a battle for an enormous family fortune and the theft of a priceless Renaissance painting. Winner of 4 Academy Awards. (Rated R, 100 min.). Registration is required. Click here to register.

 

Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day
Tuesday, August 25, 2 p.m., Ages 18 and up
Miss Guinevere Pettigrew, former governess, finds herself accidentally engaged as the personal assistant of a wild but good-hearted American actress and singer. To her own surprise, Miss Pettigrew proves a valuable assistant – and an excellent matchmaker. (Rated PG-13, 92 min.). Registration is required. Click here to register.

Books On Tap

Meets at 7 p.m. on the first Monday of each month, except July & August. For ages 21 and up.
Join us for a monthly BYOB - Bring Your Own Book - club at the Two Brothers Tap House in Warrenville. Each month Library staff will present a few titles on a different theme, in addition to offering you an opportunity to bring along and discuss whatever you’re reading right now.
June 1: Thrillers
July 6: No discussion
August 3: No discussion

Registration is required. Click here to register.

Book Discussion Group

Evening Book Discussion

First Thursday of each month, 7:30 p.m.

Note: The group does not meet in July.

Share insights with other readers and discover new books at a library book discussion. Click here for discussion and reading schedules.

 

 

 

 

**If you need assistance in the library, ask us! We’re happy to help. If you require ADA accommodations for a Library program or event, please notify the Library office at least two weeks in advance at 630/393-1171 x118.

 

** Attendance at Library programs and events constitutes consent to be photographed for Library publicity purposes.

 

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