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  • Book Discussion Questions: The Paris Architect

    A Parisian architect is paid handsomely to devise secret hiding spaces for Jews in his Nazi-occupied country but struggles with risking his life for a cause he is ambivalent towards, until a personal failure brings home their suffering.

  • Business Pig by Andrea Zuill

    Jasper the pig was born on a farm, but didn’t feel that he was too much like the other pigs. He drew graphs and charts, walked around  in a suit holding a briefcase, and refused to be so messy like his sloppy little siblings. Read this book and see how Jasper found his place around the farm…. Read more »

  • Books: If You Are a Fan of Game of Thrones

    A Game of Thrones, the first book in George R. R. Martin’s Song of Ice and Fire fantasy series, was the basis for the wildly popular HBO series, Game of Thrones, now airing in its final season. If you just cannot get enough of either the TV series or the book series (or both!), explore… Read more »

  • April Short Story Discussion: The Short of It

    If you are a short story reader you won’t want to miss The Short of It, our upcoming discussion on Monday, April 29 at 7:00pm in first floor Meeting Room B.

  • Help with Hoarding

    Did you miss our April 10th Hoarding 101 program presented by the Anxiety Treatment Center of Greater Chicago? Not to worry.  Below, please find some helpful resources for those – or loved ones of those – struggling with hoarding behavior or Hoarding Disorder. Treatment: Anxiety Treatment Center of Greater Chicago Psychology Today Search Results for… Read more »

  • Mouth-wateringly good cookbooks

    If you like to try new recipes using cookbooks, you are probably drawn to cookbooks with appealing photos of the finished creations. Nothing gets us more excited about trying to make a new dish than seeing a mouth-watering photo in a cookbook. Here are our suggestions for a few new cookbooks to check out! Although… Read more »