North Branch Events

Your Financial Future: Looking Ahead--Planning Ahead at North Branch

Monday, May 19, 2 pm, North Branch

The transition from alive and well to alive and not-so-well is a difficult time. Planning ahead can make life easier and is essential for a stable financial future. Two experts, Matt Margolis from Heartland Law Firm and Mary Jane Alagheband from Country Financial will discuss Medicaid, VA Aid, Attendance Benefit, savvy Social Security, long-term care insurance and Medigap coverage.

Register online for an email reminder.

 

North Branch Book Group: Tomatoland

title Thursday, April 24, 7 pm, North Branch

Our April title for discussion is Tomatoland: How Modern Industrial Agriculture Destroyed Our Most Alluring Fruit by Barry Estabrook.  Tomatoland traces this one time fruit from its origins in Peru to the perfect vegetable agribusiness conglomerates of Florida supply to consumers in the United States at the expense of taste, health and farm workers. On the way readers meet scientists, migrant workers, attorneys and government agents. Copies of the book are available at the North Branch desk for those who will be attending the discussion.  Register for an email reminder.

   

Book Babies at North Branch

titleMondays, 10:15 - 10:45 am, March 31 - May 19,  North Branch

Bring your infants (birth through 2 years) to sing songs, play games, and read books. Free play follows the storytime. A great introduction to the library for our youngest patrons. Drop-in, no registration required.

   

Stories, Songs and Crafts at North Branch

Wednesdays, April 16 - May 21, 11 am at North Branchalt

Join us for a themed storytime paired with a fun, easy craft. We'll be reading about talking chickens, yummy soups, fast bicycles, and more! Appropriate for ages 3-5. Register online, or call 847-866-0330.

   

Monday Night Movies at North Branch: 20 Feet from Stardom

altMonday, May 12, 6 pm, North Branch

The backup singer exists in a strange place in the pop music world; they are always in the shadow of the feature artists even when they are in front of them in concert while they provide a vital foundation for the music. Through interviews with veterans and concert footage, the history of these predominately African-American singers is explored through the rock era. Furthermore, special focus is given to special stand outs who endeavored to make a living in the art burdened with a low profile and more personal career frustrations, especially those who faced the very different challenge of singing in the spotlight themselves. 20 Feet from Stardom. (DVD 2014).

Run Time: 91 minutes

Rated: PG-13 (for some strong language and sexual material)

   

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