North Branch Events

North Branch Book Group:Boy, Snow, Brid


Thursday, June 25, 7 pm, North Branch

Boy Novak flees New York in 1953 to escape her cruel father and seek beauty. In Massachusetts, she marries a widower and becomes stepmother to his daughter Snow Whitman. Oyeyemi turns the Snow White fairy tale into a study of race and gender filled with symbolism and plot twists. Register for an email reminder.



North Branch Book Group: Behind the Beautiful Forevers

Thursday, May 28, 7 pm, North Branch

Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, Katherine Boo, spent three years with residents of the Annawadi slum of Mumbai, India. She introduces us to the residents through the stories of Abdul and Manju and Kalu, three slum dwellers with unrealistic plans for the future made hopeful by the new prosperity in India.

This book group is open to all who have read the book. Copies are available at the North Branch for those who will be attending the discussion. Register for an email reminder.


Rocking Rhythm and Rhyme at the Branches

titleSaturday, June 13, 11 am, North Branch

Saturday, June 13, 2 pm, CAMS (Chicago Avenue/Main Street) Branch

A Puppet Show with all of the above.  Poetic stories of prose and puppets and the most important piece of all - you! Featured stories will include a puppet rock band and toe tapping tales ending in a singing finale featuring the audience and puppeteer Marilyn Price! 

Two times/Two locations!



Book Babies at North Branch

titleMondays, June 1-July 27, 10:15 am, North Branch

Songs, games and stories for ages 0 to 2 years. Free play after storytime. Drop-in program, no registration required. A great way to introduce the library to your littlest reader.


Knitting and Needlework at North Branch


Mondays, April 20, May 18, June 15, and July 20, 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.




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