Come check out Woodlawn Community Service Corporation’s FREE “Annual Law Day” on Saturday, May 4, 2013 from 1:00 P.M.-3:00 P.M. at the Bessie Coleman Library located 731 East 63rd Street. Family Law, Employment/Labor, Real Estate/Landlord Tenant Issues, and Mortgage foreclosure are just some of the topics that will be covered.
The Vivian G. Harsh Society and the Woodson Library opened the Addie L. Wyatt exhibit today with a program honoring the champion of the labor, civil rights and women’s rights movements. The exhibit will be open all year; be sure to check it out.
If you have students in 3rd grade through 8th grade, encourage them to participate in Brainerd Library’s January essay contests: A Letter to the President of the USA and Dr. Martin Luther King. Jr. Both are due on January 31, 2013. Click on the links below to get more information about each essay.
A Letter to The President
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Looking for fun ways to keep your mind warmed up over the winter break? It’s easy as Read, Learn, Discover, Create!
Kids and teens ages 3-18 are invited to participate in the Winter Learning Program between December 17, 2012 and January 7, 2013. Start by printing the log, or pick one up at your neighborhood library. Then complete at least one activity from each of the four categories below, either using the listed recommendations or ones you discover on your own. Each participant who completes a log and returns it to their neighborhood library by January 14, 2013, will receive a free book and be entered into a raffle to win a Kindle Fire.
Download and print the Winter Learning Program Log, then …
Read for 20 minutes a day for 5 days.
Do 1 activity or experiment:
Find out 1 new fact about winter:
Write 1 story or design 1 piece of art inspired by snow:
For more information, visit Chicago Public Library.
All are welcome to join MJM Speakers’ Circle Toastmasters Club at their annual Christmas Gala and Open House on Saturday, December 15th. See the ad below for more details.