Join us for an evening with bestselling author Chris Bohjalian as he speaks about his newest release The Hour of the Witch. Bohjalian is the bestselling author of 22 books that have been translated into 35 languages, including 3 movies and a TV series. In partnership with the Virtual Programming Consortium. Limit 100.
Welcome to the Library’s monthly film series for adults. Films screened in the Community Room. Doors open 30 minutes before screening. Audience led discussions follow matinees. Drop in.
A loner and skilled cook travels to the west to join a group of fur trappers in Oregon Territory, but only finds true connection with a Chinese immigrant also seeking his fortune. The two collaborate on a successful business, although its longevity is reliant upon the clandestine participation of a nearby wealthy landowner’s prized milking cow.
Civil War veteran Capt. Jefferson Kyle Kidd crosses paths with a 10-year-old girl taken by the Kiowa people. Now forced to return to her aunt and uncle, Kidd agrees to escort her across the harsh and unforgiving plains of Texas, but the long journey soon turns into a fight for survival as the traveling companions find danger at every turn.
MUSIC ROOM 33 1/3
Programs held via Zoom. Funded in part by a grant from the GPL Foundation. Presented in partnership with the Arlington Heights Memorial, Northbrook, and Addison Public Libraries. 33 1/3 is a series of short books about popular music, each book focusing on an iconic individual album that occupies a specific place in music history.
Erin Osmon celebrates the music of John Prine, as her book marks the 50th anniversary of the release of his album Prine. Often called the Mark Twain of American songwriting, John Prine chronicles the legendary singer-songwriter’s Middle American roots and his remarkable ascent from singing mailman to celebrated son of Chicago.