All discussions held virtually via Zoom.Registration required. Limit 12. Books are available one month prior to meetings. Limited digital copies are available through OverDrive and Digital Library of Illinois. Programs via Zoom: A link and password to the Zoom meeting will be emailed after registration. New to Zoom? It’s easy. Learn how to use this service here.
BookBites: Reading Social
Thursdays, 7 PM • Via Zoom
Co-sponsored by the Niles-Maine District Library. No January Discussion.
Join us to discuss Jennifer Harvey’s book Raising White Kids: Bringing Up Children in a Racially Unjust America led by Lauren Bondy, LCSW and Dr. Jean Robbins. Examine the influences of white silence and how it creates racialized tension in white children while defining the problems and challenges of raising white kids. Awkwardly stumble through conversation in a non-judgmental environment while discovering what white parents can do differently. Presented in partnership with Racial Awareness in the North Shore (RAIN).
Discussions moderated by journalist/editor Michael Bartlett. Contact Michael at 773-220-2553 or firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
Next Chapter Book Club
Temporarily suspended due to Covid-19 pandemic.
Adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities read and learn, make friends, and have fun together in a public setting. Trained volunteers facilitate each club meeting. Meetings are held Wednesday mornings in the Library. Read more about becoming a member.