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.
Author Aaron Cohen brings to life his meticulously researched account of Aretha Franklin’s 1972 recording at the New Temple Missionary Baptist Church in Los Angeles. Registrants will be entered to win a vinyl LP copy of Amazing Grace.
Author Loren Glass discusses his new book on the enduring legacy of Carole King’s Tapestry. Released in February 1971, Tapestry retains its lasting influence, selling over 25 million copies and ranking No. 25 on Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.
Join us for a delightful evening with Casey McQuiston, New York Times bestselling author of Red, White and Royal Blue and One Last Stop. Ms. McQuiston speaks about her writing process and the inspiration for her stories. Discussion and Q & A moderated by library staff to follow. Presented in partnership with the Elmhurst, Northbrook, and Skokie Public Libraries. Registration opens May 15.
Tony Award- winner for Best Musical and captured live at the Shubert Theatre, Memphis tells a story inspired by one of the first white radio DJs to play black music in the 1950s. Registrants will receive an email on the day of the screening with a link and viewing instructions. Presented in partnership with Northbrook and Glencoe Public Libraries.
Join the Glenview School of Arts on a sketch walk around the Library, stopping to sketch local buildings and sites of interest. Bring a sketchbook and your favorite pen or pencil. No experience necessary. Children 10+ with adult welcome.
Get down with the Second Hand Soul Band as they cover the funky hits from the 70s, Motown classics, and other soulful sounds of the era. Presented in partnership with the Glenview Park District. Performance subject to COVID-19 guidelines. Registration is required for physically distanced seating, and space is limited. Register through the Glenview Park District at glenviewparks.org beginning June 1.
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