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Adults , Seniors
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Program Description

Event Details

We honor the 150th anniversary of the Great Chicago Fire, a calamity that burned through the city October 8-10, 1871, killing 300 people and leaving more than 100,000 residents homeless. Chicago historian and author David Clark shares the causes of the fire and how Chicago re-invented itself in the aftermath.

In Person Option* for attendees available in the Library’s Event Room for this program. This Zoom program will be projected onto the Library's 10 feet screen. The presenter is Virtual on Zoom, not in the library's event room.



Mask Procedure

Any individual who is over age two and able to medically tolerate a face-covering (a mask or cloth face-covering) shall be required to cover their nose and mouth with a face-covering when in a public place and unable to maintain a six-foot social distance.  Face-coverings are required in public indoor spaces.

based on EXECUTIVE ORDER 2020-32 (COVID-19 EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 30) issued April 30, 2020