Program information, prices, and reservation flyers are available in the Library Lobby, and the Used Book Store. Please note: reservations MUST be made in writing on the flyers provided, with payment included. Reservations should be either mailed to the Friends’ Library address or delivered in person to volunteers at the Used Book Store Desk. Still have a question? Call 847-998-1514, leave a voicemail, clearly leaving your name (spell) and telephone number (repeat each to ensure clarity), add your question, and your call will be returned.
Who Will She Be This Time? Now We Know!
Thursday, September 6, 9-11:30 AM • Glen View Club, 100 Golf Rd., Golf
It’s the ever-popular Barbara Rinella, back with a new and exciting book dramatization, Mrs. Grant and Madame Jule. Starting with breakfast at the beautiful Glen View Club, Barbara Rinella will then retell the story of Julia Dent Grant, wife of Ulysses S. Grant, and her friendship with Jule, one of the Dent family slaves. Come for another magical program by this remarkable woman. Cost: $40/person
A Wild Bird Concern
Thursday, October 18, Luncheon: Noon, Program: 1 PM • Community Room
Welcome Linda S. Breuer and a cast of some of her fine feathered friends to the Library. These birds, though rehabilitated in Wauconda at Linda’s Barnswallow, a Wild Bird Concern, are too injured to be returned to the wild. They now accompany her in talks, showing by example why birds matter and why we should care. Cost: $25/person
Chicago’s Newberry Library & American Writers Museum
Wednesday, November 14, 8:45 AM–4 PM
8:45 AM: Meet at Glenview Community Church, 1000 Elm Street
Come enjoy, via deluxe chartered motorcoach, a day in Chicago when we will visit the recently-renovated Newberry Library and the American Writers Museum (opened May 2017). After a private guided tour, we enjoy a catered luncheon at the library. Then it’s a short drive by motorcoach to a second treasure, the new American Writers Museum, which includes interactive displays. Cost: $92/person