Open House Chicago at Blackstone Library

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Tour this turn-of-the-century library, the first branch library in the city of Chicago, which opened in 1904, on Saturday, October 19. Tours run 9:00 am – 5:00 pm. Enjoy these special events while you’re there:

9:30 am MTHP Special Concert for Open House Chicago
Join the teachers and students of the Music Teachers of Hyde Park in a special after breakfast concert.

1:00 pm Book Discussion
A lively discussion of The Warmth of Other Suns, this year’s selected work for the annual One Book One Chicago

3:00 pm Bilingualism and Poetry
Explore bilingualism in literature with poets Joanna Kurowska andKatia Mitova. Respond to their poetry in two different languages or two different mediums. Kurowska has authored three poetry collections in Polish and English. Mitova has two poetry collections, in Bulgarian and English.

Open House Chicago 2013 is a program of the Chicago Architecture Foundation. This free city-wide event offers behind-the-scenes access to over 150 buildings across the city, presenting an in-depth look at the city’s growth from its early days to the present.

For more information about Open House Chicago 2013, visit here.
For more information about Open House Chicago 2013 at Blackstone Library, visit here

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  1. Joan Pantsios

    This turned out to be a fabulous event! We had nearly 170 visitors, including a dozen from China(!), as well as some for whom Blackstone was their childhood library. It was great fun to hear their memories of the place.

    A special thanks to all the volunteers who made the event a success.

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