North Branch Events

North Branch Closed Temporarily August 10-15

titleMonday-Saturday, August 10-15, North Branch

The North Branch of the Evanston Public Library will close at 6 pm Saturday, August 8 and reopen on Monday, August 17 at 10 am. Staff will be remodeling the circulation desk. Patrons are encouraged to pick up all reserves by by Saturday, August 8 or change the pickup location to the Main or CAMS branch or suspend them until we reopen.

The book drop will remain open during this period. 

Questions: contact the North Branch at 847-866-0330.

 

Knitting and Needlework at North Branch

altMondays, July 20 and August 17, 5-7 pm, North Branch

 Have you always wanted to learn to knit?  Is there a project in the back of your closet that you’ve always meant to finish? Do you already know how to knit, but want to try something new and don’t know what?

Join us at North Branch for a friendly get-together to share ideas, learn tips and tricks, browse our needlecraft books, and be inspired!

No registration necessary. Bring your own projects and supplies.

   

Teen DIY @ North: Clay Pens

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Saturday, September 19, 3-4:30 pm, North Branch 

If you're school supplies need some personality then this is the event for you. We'll be using clay to make create funky personalized pens. We'll provide all the supplies, just bring your friends and creativity. Sign up for a reminder or drop in for any of the events! Drop in or  Sign up for a reminder.  Grades 6-12.

  

 

   

North Branch Book Group: Lila

titleThursday, July 30, 7 pm, North Branch

 

Marilyn Robinson returns to the town of Gilead, to tell the story of Lila. Having roamed the countryside with Doll, a drifter who rescued her from abandonment as a toddler, Lila stumbles into a church in Iowa to escape the rain and discovers a new life. She becomes the wife of John Ames, a preacher 35 years her senior and the mother of their son, but she struggles with the faith that provides her new found security. The North Branch book group generally meets on the last Thursday of each month. All are welcome. Copies of the book are available at North Branch for those who will be attending the discussion.Register for an email reminder.





   

North Branch Book Group: Just Mercy

titleThursday, August 27, 7 pm, North Branch

 

When 24 year old Harvard Law student Bryan Stevenson began his Georgia internship, he was sent to meet with an inmate on death row.  Thus began a career in fighting to replace revenge and restitution with justice and mercy. This timely book addresses issues that could have been clipped from today's headlines. The book group generally meets on the last Thursday of each month. All are welcome. Copies of the book will be available at North Branch for those who will be attending the discussion. Register for an email reminder.




   

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