Monthly Archives: March 2011

March Friends Meeting



WHAT: Friends of Blackstone Meeting
WHEN: Wednesday, March 2, 2011 @ 6pm
WHERE: Blackstone Library
4904 S. Lake Park Ave.
Classroom, lower level

Join us for the next Friends of Blackstone meeting on Wednesday, March 2, 2011 at 6 pm.
Have a friend or neighbor that’s interested in the library? Bring them along! Everyone is welcomed!

 

Brenda P. Sawyer

Friends of Blackstone Library

 

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March Events at Blackstone

 

Programs and Events 2011

Event: Toddler Time
Date and Time: Tuesdays, March 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29 at 10:30 a.m.
About this event: This program will be designed around a theme and will include picture books, action activities or flannel board stories. Open to children ages 0-3.

 

Event for Women’s History Month:  Beverly Sills

Date and Time: Wednesday, March 2 at 6:00 p.m.

About this event: Join us as actress Roberta Randall presents an intimate portrayal of the life of America’s first internationally acclaimed soprano, Beverly Sills. She was brilliant, witty, warm, funny and exquisitely talented as well as a gifted and innovative administrator. Her remarkable life stretched from a child performer in the 1930’s through opera stardom to becoming the first female director of a major opera company, The New York City Opera.

For teens and adults.

 

Event: Preschool Story Time
Date and Time: Thursdays, March 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31 10:30 a.m.
About this event: This program will be designed around a theme and will include picture books, action activities or flannel board stories. Open to children ages 3-6.

 

Event: Dr. Seuss Day Story Craft

Date and Time: Thursday, March 3 at 3:30 p.m.

About this event: Join us for stories and a craft in celebration of Dr. Seuss’s Birthday.

Event: Knitting and Needle Crafters Circle
Date and Time: Wednesdays, March 9 and 16, 6:30-7:45 p.m. Please note date change!
About this event: Bring your current project. Meet other knitters and needle crafters in the community. Get inspired to finish those projects! Enjoy great conversation. Share tips and resources. Call 312-747-0511 to sign up.

Event: Smart Museum Presents: Smart Kids

Date and Time: Saturday, March 12 at 2:00 p.m.
About this event: Join us for this free drop-in family program presented by the Smart Museum of Art. Open to children ages 4-12 and their families.

 

 

Event: Poetry Café
Date and Time: Monday, March 14, 6:30-7:45 p.m.
About this event: Come share poetry. Read your original poems or poems by favorite poets. Each poem should be no longer than 4 minutes and must be appropriate for a general audience. Please bring 2 or more poems. Poetry books will be available to browse or check out.  For teens and adults. Call 312-747-0511 to sign up.

 

Event: Teen Volume Book Discussion
Date and Time: Tuesday, March 15, 4:00 p.m.
About this event: Join us for a lively discussion of Airhead by Meg Cabot.

Sixteen-year-old Emerson Watts, an advanced placement student with a disdain for fashion, is the recipient of a “whole body transplant” and finds herself transformed into one of the world’s most famous teen supermodels. For ages 13-19.

 

Event: St. Patrick’s Day Story Craft

Date and Time: Thursday, March 17 at 3:30 pm

About this event: Join us for stories and a craft as we celebrate St Patrick’s Day!

Open to children ages 5 and up.

Event:  Adult Book Discussion
Date and Time:
Saturday, March 19, 1:00-2:30 p.m.
About this event: Join your neighbors for a lively discussion of Traveling with Pomegranates by Sue Monk Kidd. In this dual memoir, Sue and her daughter chronicle their travels together through Greece and France at a time when each was on a quest to redefine herself and rediscover each other.

 

Event: Women’s History Month Q & A

Date and Time: Wednesday, March 23, 3:30 p.m.
About this event: Test your knowledge about famous women in celebration of Women’s History Month. Open to children ages 9 & up.

 

Event: Music Teachers of Hyde Park Gala Concert

Date and Time: Monday, March 28, 6:30 p.m.
About this event: Gala concert featuring various performers from the Music Teachers of Hyde Park.

 

 

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Blackstone Branch

4904 S. Lake Park Avenue,

Chicago, IL 60615

(312) 747-0511

Library hours: Monday & Wednesday 12:00 pm. – 8:00 p.m.

Tuesday & Thursday 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Friday & Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Sunday Closed.

http://www.chicagopubliclibrary.org

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