April is National Poetry Month
National Poetry Month  From Hemingway Never Did This by Charles Bukowski

I read that he lost a suitcase full of manuscripts on a
train and that they never were recovered.
I can't match the agony of this
but the other night I wrote a 3-page poem
upon this computer
and through my lack of diligence and
and by playing around with commands
on the menu
I somehow managed to erase the poem
Check Out Digital Audiobooks

Wednesday, April 30, 7:00 p.m.

AudiobooksLearn to check out digital audiobooks from Media On Demand, the Library’s downloadable digital books service with thousands of audiobook titles, so you can listen to them on your computer, tablet, smartphone, MP3 player, or iPod.

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A Visit with Philip Caputo

Thursday, May 1, 7:00 p.m.

Philip CaputoBig Read Program!

Meet Philip Caputo, author of The Longest Road, at Ashton Place, 341 75th Street, Willowbrook. Hear his reflections about his remarkable journey, a road trip that was not so much about where it began and its final destination, but more about the people he met along the way when he asked the question, "What holds us together?" Bring your questions. There will be a book signing after the program.

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Artist Reception

Saturday, May 3, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Virginia SimmsJoin us for an afternoon of art and conversation. Virginia Simms will be here just after her work has bloomed into our gallery. Her floral works will be a welcome sight for spring.

Check Out Digital Magazines with Zinio

Tuesday, May 6, 7:00 p.m.

ZinioDiscover the free, downloadable magazines the Library offers. Learn to find magazines and read them on your computer or tablet.

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Managing Your Income in Retirement

Thursday, May 8, 7:00 p.m.

Retirement planningThis workshop, by Brian Hansen of Edward Jones, will discuss strategies for managing income and expenses during retirement and how to plan for inflation, health care, and market volatility.

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District 99 Art Show
District 99 Art Show  District 99 Art Show The annual Community High School District 99 student art show opens April 16 and will remain up for the rest of the month. This display draws more positive feedback from the public than almost any other art show. Works in five categories are submitted by North and South High School students to judges at each school. From those entries, pieces are selected and displayed at the Library.

A reception for members of the public to meet the student artists, their families, art faculty, and other representatives from District 99, will be held on Wednesday, April 16, from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. Prize winners in each category will be announced at 6:30 p.m.

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