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Afternoon at the Movies: "Hidden Figures" - Ages 18 and up

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Warrenville Public Library District
Meeting Room
Bring your own popcorn and join us for a movie matinee at 2 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of each month. Based on the true-life stories of three of the many African-American women working as “human computers” for NASA during the Space Race. (PG, 207 min.) Registration required.
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Evening Book Discussion: "Sugar Queen" by Sarah Addison Allen

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Warrenville Public Library District
Meeting Room
Share insights with other readers and discover new books at a Library book discussion on the first Thursday of each month at 7:30 pm. Books for discussion are available for checkout to Warrenville cardholders at the Member Services Desk one month prior to the discussion date. For a complete schedule, visit warrenville.com.
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Code Club - Ages 12 and up

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Warrenville Public Library District
Computer Lab
Whether you're a video gamer, interested in building your own website or simply curious about how internet technology works, Code Club is for you. Join this self-directed learning group to further your technology skills through computer programming. All experience levels welcome, from newbie to advanced. Registration required.
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A Lab Aloft: The International Space Station

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Warrenville Public Library District
Meeting Room
The ISS is a cutting-edge earth-orbiting laboratory where astronauts from all over the world live and conduct experiments for six months at a time. Take a behind-the-scenes tour of the ISS without leaving your seat when Adler Planetarium Master Educator Michelle Nichols shares what life is like aboard the enormous spaceport. Registration required.
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Frank Lloyd Wright: Organic Architect

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Warrenville Public Library District
Meeting Room

This year marks 150 years since Frank Lloyd Wright's birth. Interest in this famed architect has been renewed by popular historical fiction books such as Nancy Horan's Loving Frank and T.C. Boyle's The Women. Join art historian and Art Excursions owner Jeff Mishur when he presents facts about Wright's unique organic architectural style and addresses the periods covered by these novels. Other highlights of Wright's life and career will also be presented. Registration required.

This program is part of the History in the Making series.

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Afternoon at the Movies: The Zookeeper's Wife - Ages 18 and up

2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Warrenville Public Library District
Meeting Room
Bring your own popcorn and join us for a movie matinee. Based on the true story of the married keepers of the Warsaw Zoo in Poland, 1939. When the Nazis invade, they are forced to report to the Reich’s chief zoologist, but Antonia Zabinska (Jessica Chastain) and her husband Jan secretly join the Resistance. (PG-13, 124 min.) Register online if you want a reminder email or text. Advance registration welcome, but not required.
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Debating Incorporation

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Warrenville Public Library District
Meeting Room

2017 is the 50th anniversary of the incorporation of the City of Warrenville. It would take well over 100 years since the town was founded by Julius Warren in 1833 before citizens began hotly debating incorporation. Members of the Warrenville Historical Society relive the incorporation debates in this engaging presentation. Enjoy refreshments at 6:30 pm then learn more about the Warrenville Historical Society at its 2017 annual meeting beginning at 6:45 pm. Registration required.

This program is part of the History in the Making series.


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Code Club - Ages 12 and up

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Warrenville Public Library District
Computer Lab
Whether you're a video gamer, interested in building your own website or simply curious about how internet technology works, Code Club is for you. Join this self-directed learning group to further your technology skills through computer programming. All experience levels welcome, from newbie to advanced. Registration required.
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Autumn Leaves - Ages 18 and up

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Warrenville Public Library District
Meeting Room
Beginners welcome! Capture the fleeting beauty of autumn in this fun painting workshop. Under studio owner and art teacher Christine Thornton’s guidance, learn how to use watercolor pencils and add vibrant color to a sugar maple leaf work of art. All materials will be provided. Registration required.
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Putting Your Garden to Bed

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Warrenville Public Library District
Meeting Room
You’ve finished harvesting the bounty of your garden and admiring the beauty of your flowers. Now get motivated to get back in your garden before the first frost of the year. Master Gardener Pat Kosmach from the University of Illinois Extension explains the benefits of putting your garden to bed so it's ready for next spring. Pat will cover how to protect and enhance soil, suppress weeds, harvest seeds and other cleanup and maintenance tasks. Registration required.
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Evening Book Discussion: "The Whistler" by John Grisham

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Warrenville Public Library District
Meeting Room
Share insights with other readers and discover new books at a Library book discussion on the first Thursday of each month at 7:30 pm. Books for discussion are available for checkout to Warrenville cardholders at the Member Services Desk one month prior to the discussion date. For a complete schedule, visit warrenville.com.
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Code Club - Ages 12 and up

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Warrenville Public Library District
Computer Lab
Whether you're a video gamer, interested in building your own website or simply curious about how internet technology works, Code Club is for you. Join this self-directed learning group to further your technology skills through computer programming. All experience levels welcome, from newbie to advanced. Registration required.
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Tapas with Chef Dave - Ages 18 and up

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Warrenville Public Library District
Meeting Room
Popular Chef Dave Esau returns to the Library to make savory Spanish appetizers and little bites known as tapas. You will be amused by Chef Dave’s antics and educated by his food knowledge while sampling his delicious recipes. This evening promises to be muy deliciosa! Registration required.
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Real News or Fake News: How To Tell the Difference

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Warrenville Public Library District
Meeting Room
There’s been a lot of talk about fake news in the past year, but what really is fake news? Don’t be fooled by fake news sites or social media feeds. Learn how to verify sources and stay informed without being misled. Registration required.
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Afternoon at the Movies: And Then There Were None - Ages 18 and up

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Warrenville Public Library District
Meeting Room
Bring your own popcorn and join us for a movie matinee. Ten people are invited to a mysterious meeting on an isolated island, only to find themselves being picked off one by one. Who is the killer, and why were they brought here? This 1945 adaptation of Agatha Christie’s classic novel stars June Duprez and Walter Huston. (NR, 97 min.) Register online if you want a reminder email or text. Advance registration welcome, but not required.
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Code Club - Ages 12 and up

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Warrenville Public Library District
Computer Lab
Whether you're a video gamer, interested in building your own website or simply curious about how internet technology works, Code Club is for you. Join this self-directed learning group to further your technology skills through computer programming. All experience levels welcome, from newbie to advanced. Registration required.
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Haunted History with Terry Lynch

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Warrenville Public Library District
Meeting Room
Sit back and listen, if you dare, to the entertaining and chilling tales of the historical hauntings of the Midwest. Get goosebumps and learn a bit of history while improvisational actor Terry Lynch tells tales of the S.S. Eastland, Brookfield Zoo, Fort Dearborn Massacre and John Dillinger (to name just a few). Registration required.

This program is part of the History in the Making series.
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Halloween Movie Night: Get Out - Ages 18 and up

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Warrenville Public Library District
Meeting Room
It’s time for Chris, a young African-American man, to meet his white girlfriend Allison’s family. It isn’t long before a weekend at their isolated, wooded estate turns from a normal, if slightly awkward, family get-together into a nightmare  (R, 104 min.). Written and directed by Jordan Peele of comedy duo Key & Peele . Registration required.
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Discover Podcasts

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Warrenville Public Library District
Meeting Room
If you like listening to audiobooks, you’ll love listening to podcasts. Podcasts are online radio shows, free to listen to and download. Podcasts come in all varieties, from news and true crime to science fiction, history and more. Learn how to get started listening to podcasts, get recommendations from Library staff and share your own favorites. Registration required.
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Evening Book Discussion: "Mrs. Lincoln" by Catherine Clinton

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Warrenville Public Library District
Meeting Room
Share insights with other readers and discover new books at a Library book discussion on the first Thursday of each month at 7:30 pm. Books for discussion are available for checkout to Warrenville cardholders at the Member Services Desk one month prior to the discussion date. For a complete schedule, visit warrenville.com.
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Come Write-In

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Warrenville Public Library District
Meeting Room
If you’ve always fancied yourself a writer, join other budding authors at the Library and around the world to write a 50,000-word novel during National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). To register to participate in NaNoWriMo, visit nanowrimo.org. Visit naperwrimo.org for a calendar of other local write-in events. Registration required.
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Hamilton's Women

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Warrenville Public Library District
Meeting Room
Meet the real women in Alexander Hamilton's life when actress and scholar Leslie Goddard brings history alive with her portrayals of Hamilton’s wife, Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton, and two of her witty, charming sisters, Angelica Schuyler Church and Peggy Schuyler van Rensselaer. You don’t need to have seen the smash hit musical Hamilton to enjoy this program, which is presented in association with the Warrenville Historical Society. Refreshments will be served at 6:30 pm. Registration required.

This program is part of the History in the Making series.
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The History of Fermilab

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Warrenville Public Library District
Meeting Room
Fermilab celebrates its 50th anniversary of discovery and innovation this year. Join Lab Archivist and Historian Valerie Higgins to learn more about our neighbor and the research they do to advance humankind’s understanding of energy, matter, space and time. Registration required.

This program is part of the History in the Making series.
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Come Write-In

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Warrenville Public Library District
Meeting Room
If you’ve always fancied yourself a writer, join other budding authors at the Library and around the world to write a 50,000-word novel during National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). To register to participate in NaNoWriMo, visit nanowrimo.org. Visit naperwrimo.org for a calendar of other local write-in events. Registration required.