Mark Your Calendar: March Events at the Library

Library Zine Night: Apocalypse Edition

March 5th, 6-10pm

Join us for our March Zine Night—devoted to Apocalyptic zines and indie publications. We will also be working on a collaborative zine called THE END TIMES that will make it’s debut at the Chicago Zine Fest in May.

Therapy Dogs

March 6th, 4-6pm

Students, are you feeling a little stressed? Relax in one of the best ways we know: with dogs! Get your pats and belly rubs in with the Canine Therapy Corps.

5C Open Mic Night

March 7th, 6-9pm

Have jokes? Need an audience? Come on down to the Library’s 5C Comedy Open Mic night! Sign up at 6 p.m. for a five-minute slot. The show starts at 6:30 p.m.

Apocalypse, USA Artist Roundtable

March 8th, 6-8pm

Join us for the kick off event of our APOCALYPSE, USA Exhibit in the Library. The panel will feature a discussion and resource sharing with participating artists.

The Secret to Astral Projecting

March 13th, 12-1pm

Library staff explore techniques for using meditation to reach the astral plain. Meditation is also a great way to reduce stress, improve concentration, self-awareness, and happiness in your life.

Book to Art Club: Grimm’s Fairytales

March 14th, 6-8pm

Any edition of the Tales of the Brothers Grimm will do (and the varying illustrations are a bonus!) Stop by the library to check out one of our copies or get one through interlibrary loan (or scope out the versions of the tales available online). Each session, we will be exploring a variety of art and craft techniques, culminating in a year’s end collaborative limited edition book arts project.

How to Tuesday (on Monday): Junk Art, Found Art, and Upcycling

March 26th, 6-8pm

Join the library for a chance to make trash into treasure!  We will have all sorts of defunct technology, random cast-offs, and art materials on hand for an evening of making wonderful things from everyday detritus. Demos and tutorials included.

Apocalypse Movie Trivia

March 30th, 5-7pm

Join us for an evening of trivia from all corners of apocalyptic cinema, from giant spiders to zombies. From meteors to catastrophic plagues.  Win prizes!  Eat snacks!