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Saturday March 23, 2019
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Spring Book Sale
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
 
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Group Study
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
LOCATION: Mtg Room C
Sunday March 24, 2019
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Spring Book Sale
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
Monday March 25, 2019
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Tutors on Wheels
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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Coco Chanel
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel (1883-1971) was not only the most influential designer of the 20th century, she was one of the most influential women of all time; Australian Financial Review named her one of the top 10 business tycoons of the century.   Ninety years after Coco Chanel advocated that women should be comfortable in their clothes; that they could be casually elegant and sophisticated, her theories remain as the underpinning of current style.  She continues to influence another generation of designers and to guide women through an otherwise expensive and frustrating world of ever-changing fashion.
 
Chanel decreed that being well-dressed is about timeless style.  To prove that being comfortable in one’s clothing was not a male privilege, Chanel put women in trousers and blazers.  She also pulled out the pearls for daytime dressing and designed and marketed the little black dress (the LBD) into infinity.   Coco Chanel’s maxim that comfort is key, her innate business sense, enviable capacity for work, uncanny ability to predict what would become the next mode, and her single-mindedness of character, assured that she will always stand in fashion history’s spotlight.
 
History’s most influential designer returns in a spirited historical portrayal.  Through this performance, “Coco” shares the story of her rise to fame, her fashion theories and innovations, and the creation of her most famous fragrance, Chanel No. 5.  She is also candid about competitors and the men in her life.
CONTACT:  Reference Desk  630-924-2730  bdref1@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
There are 21 spaces available.
 
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Fort Night *R* (Families)
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Bring a blanket and your imagination! Build a cool fort with friends, then cozy up with a snack and your favorite books.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-924-2740  bdys@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Mtg Room C
Tuesday March 26, 2019
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Sponge Painting Soiree (Drop-In, All Ages)
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Roll back your sleeves and create your own sponge paint scene.  We'll provide the sponges and paint, you bring the creativity! Dress for mess.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-924-2740  bdys@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Mtg Room D
Wednesday March 27, 2019
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Movie Matinee: Crazy Rich Asians
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Crazy Rich Asians
This contemporary romantic comedy, based on a global bestseller, follows native New Yorker Rachel Chu to Singapore to meet her boyfriend's family.
Starring: Constance Wu, Michelle Yeoh, Henry Golding
Rated: PG-13 | Running Time: 2 hours
 
Popcorn and refreshments will be provided and enter for a chance to win this month's movie on DVD - you must be present to win!
CONTACT:  Reference Desk   630-924-2730  bdref@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
There are 42 spaces available.
 
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Perler-palooza! (Drop-In, Gr 3-6)
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Drop-in anytime to take your fuse bead designs to the next level with intricate templates and stunning designs!

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-924-2740  bdys@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Mtg Room D
 
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3D Print Club
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Are you curious about 3D printing? Do you want to learn how to create your own designs and print them out? Teens are welcome to join us for an Introduction to 3D printing class, where we will create our own Tinkercad accounts, learn the basics of 3D Printing and design, and even get to see the 3D Printer in action. No experience is necessary! 

CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
LOCATION: Mtg Room B
Thursday March 28, 2019
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Drop-In Movie: Spider-man: Into the Spider-Verse
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Spider-man: Into the Spider-Verse. Enjoy the matinee with some popcorn! Children 8 and under must be accompanied by an adult. 

CONTACT:  Youth Services  630-924-2740  bdys@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
 
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Game Night
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join other teens for gaming on our big screens or a tabletop! Have a dance-off using our Kinect, start your own Rock Band, race in Mario Kart 8, battle in Super Smash Bros., or discover your new favorite tabletop or board game! 

LOCATION: + Mtg Room A + Mtg Room B
 
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Genealogy Club
6:30 PM - 8:45 PM

Genealogy Club meets on the fourth Thursday of the month (except in November and  December) from 6:30 p.m. - 8:45 p.m. A Local History librarian provides internet and archival genealogy instruction and research support. Members share ideas and meet other researchers, receive help with research questions and brick wall dilemmas, and share genealogy finds. Use of the genealogy collection in the Local History Department and individual help and instruction is also available.

CONTACT:  Leslie Drewitz  630-924-2765  ldrewitz@mybpl.org
LOCATION: + Mtg Room C + Mtg Room D
 
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World History and Foreign Affairs Book and Discussion Group
7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
CONTACT:  Craig W.    
LOCATION: Conference Room
Friday March 29, 2019
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Meet Me at the Movies: Captain Marvel

Meet me at the movies to watch Captain Marvel. Movie tickets and snacks will be provided. We will meet at The Picture Show, 324 Army Trail Rd, Bloomingdale, IL 60108. Meeting time is TBA. Limit 10.

 
CONTACT:  Katie Yager  630-924-2736  kyager@mybpl.org
There is 1 space available.

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