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That One Time Martha Washington's Will Was Stolen

Thursday, July 25, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:15pm
either Meeting Room A&B OR via Zoom at Prospect Heights Public Library District
Program Type:
History, Presenter LIVE in the Library, Virtual AND In Person Option
Age Group:
Adults, 20s and 30s, Seniors
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Remember that one time Martha Washington's will got stolen?  Who knew Civil War looters, patriotic women braying for justice, and the death of a millionaire would set a preced...

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Internet Archive for the Family Historian

Monday, August 12, 2024 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
either Meeting Room A&B OR via Zoom at Prospect Heights Public Library District
Program Type:
Presenter LIVE in the Library, Virtual AND In Person Option
Age Group:
Adults, 20s and 30s, Seniors
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Learn about how the Internet Archive can be used to help look up your family's history from Tina Beaird. Tina will be presenting in the library, please join us in the library or...

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LGBTQ+ 102

Wednesday, August 14, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:30pm
either Meeting Room A&B OR via Zoom at Prospect Heights Public Library District
Program Type:
Community, Presenter LIVE in the Library, Virtual AND In Person Option
Age Group:
Adults, 20s and 30s, Seniors
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Please join us for a presentation dedicated to affirming LGBTQ+ identities and building strong allyship. We will be joined by Sarah McDowell from the LGBTQ+ Center at Kenneth ...

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Cable Options and Reducing Robocalls

Thursday, August 22, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:30pm
either Meeting Room A&B OR via Zoom at Prospect Heights Public Library District
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Presenter LIVE in the Library, Virtual AND In Person Option
Age Group:
Adults, 20s and 30s, Seniors
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Join Citizens Utility Board (CUB) for a free presentation about your cable options and reducing robocalls! During the program, a CUB representative will discuss: -The different c...

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Meet Irena Sendler

Tuesday, August 27, 2024 at 1:00pm - 2:30pm
either Meeting Room A&B OR via Zoom at Prospect Heights Public Library District
Program Type:
History, Presenter LIVE in the Library, Virtual AND In Person Option
Age Group:
Adults, 20s and 30s, Seniors
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Come in and meet Irena Sendler brought to life by Paddy Lynn and learn about her work as a nurse, social worker and humanitarian who worked tirelessly to save children during World...

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A Trip to Brazil

Wednesday, September 4, 2024 at 1:00pm - 2:30pm
either Meeting Room A&B OR via Zoom at Prospect Heights Public Library District
Program Type:
Presenter LIVE in the Library, Virtual AND In Person Option
Age Group:
Adults, 20s and 30s, Seniors
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Learn about Brazilian culture, hear their music and taste their food curtsey of Sheila Maloney. Sheila will presenting in the library, please join us in the library or on Z...

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CSI: Cemetery Search & Investigation

Monday, September 9, 2024 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
either Meeting Room A&B OR via Zoom at Prospect Heights Public Library District
Program Type:
Presenter LIVE in the Library, Virtual AND In Person Option
Age Group:
Adults, 20s and 30s, Seniors
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Ever been curious about the markings on headstones could mean? Tina Beaird will show you what their origins and what they mean in regards to your families history. Tina will be ...

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The Glorious Arts: Chicago as A Fine Arts Mecca

Wednesday, September 11, 2024 at 1:00pm - 2:30pm
either Meeting Room A&B OR via Zoom at Prospect Heights Public Library District
Program Type:
Art, Presenter LIVE in the Library, Virtual AND In Person Option
Age Group:
Adults, 20s and 30s, Seniors
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Learn from Clarence Goodman about how and why Chicago has become a major hub for culture and art in it's various forms whether it's architecture, paintings, music or sculptures.&nb...

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Unconventional Conventions

Monday, September 16, 2024 at 1:00pm - 2:30pm
either Meeting Room A&B OR via Zoom at Prospect Heights Public Library District
Program Type:
History, Presenter LIVE in the Library, Virtual AND In Person Option
Age Group:
Adults, 20s and 30s, Seniors
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The City of Chicago has hosted more presidential nominating conventions than any other city. They were memorable, colorful affairs. It was here in the Windy City where Abraham Linc...

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Nobody's Fool: Why We Get Taken In & What We Can Do About It (Attend on Zoom)

Thursday, September 19, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual Programs at Prospect Heights Public Library District
Program Type:
Author, Community, Virtual AND In Person Option, Virtual Program
Age Group:
Teens, Adults, 20s and 30s, Seniors
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We're all susceptible to misinformation, often spreading it unknowingly. While stopping it entirely is impossible, we can learn how deception works, recognize the signs, and empowe...

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Nobody's Fool: Why We Get Taken In & What We Can Do About It (Attend in the Library)

Thursday, September 19, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Meeting Room A&B at Prospect Heights Public Library District
Program Type:
Author, Community, Virtual AND In Person Option, Virtual Program
Age Group:
Adults, 20s and 30s, Seniors
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This registration is to attend a watch party in the library. Following the virtual presentation, we will have an in-person community conversation about misinformation facilitated b...

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HISTORY REVEALED: Teddy Roosevelt and Booker T Washington and Racism 1901

Monday, September 23, 2024 at 1:00pm - 2:30pm
either Meeting Room A&B OR via Zoom at Prospect Heights Public Library District
Program Type:
History, Presenter LIVE in the Library, Virtual AND In Person Option
Age Group:
Adults, 20s and 30s, Seniors
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In 1901 President Teddy Roosevelt invited Black educator and author Booker T Washington to have dinner with him and his family in the White House. The violent Southern reaction sho...

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HISTORY REVEALED: THE DISPUTED ELECTION OF 1876 AND THE END OF RECONSTRUCTION

Monday, October 28, 2024 at 1:00pm - 2:30pm
either Meeting Room A&B OR via Zoom at Prospect Heights Public Library District
Program Type:
History, Presenter LIVE in the Library, Virtual AND In Person Option
Age Group:
Adults, 20s and 30s, Seniors
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Democrat Samuel Tilden won the popular vote by over 250,000 but only had 184 Electoral Votes (185 needed to win) with 20 disputed votes from four states.  Three Southern state...

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HISTORY REVEALED: FDR AND CHARLES LINDBERG, ISOLATIONISM AND WAR 1939-1941

Monday, November 25, 2024 at 1:00pm - 2:30pm
either Meeting Room A&B OR via Zoom at Prospect Heights Public Library District
Program Type:
History, Presenter LIVE in the Library, Virtual AND In Person Option
Age Group:
Adults, 20s and 30s, Seniors
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After WWII broke out in Europe in September 1939, FDR walks a tightrope between helping Churchill and Britain and opposition from isolationists like Charles Lindbergh.  Decemb...

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