Presidential Campaigns: Mudslinging, Muckraking, and Apple Pie

Thursday, October 6, 2016 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm

Political campaigns are getting down and dirty. How did this campaign craziness get started?  Believe it or not, they have actually gotten more civil over the years. Don't believe it? Hear stories of the Jefferson v. Adams campaign of 1800, the Jackson v. Adams of 1824 and 1828,  the Lincoln v. Douglas of 1860, and Grant v. ANYONE! Presented by Terry Lynch.

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Downtown Downers Grove Farmers Market

Saturday, October 8, 2016 -
9:00am to 12:00pm
Stop by and see us at the Downtown Downers Grove YMCA Indian Boundary Farmers Market. We'll have snacks, stickers, bookmarks, and books for you to keep! Storytime starts at the tent at 9:30 a.m.

Location: Main Street Train Station, Market entry

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Downers Grove Streets From A-Z

Sunday, October 9, 2016 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm

Find out why the streets in Downers Grove are named the way they are - and in many cases, who they're honoring. Presented by Lois Sterba of the Downers Grove Historical Society.

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Fiction Book Discussion

Thursday, October 13, 2016 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm
We'll meet to discuss Circling the Sun by Paula McLain. Books are available at the Ask Us Desk one month before each discussion. Registration is not required.

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Genealogy Help

Friday, October 14, 2016 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm
Stop in for one-on-one assistance from DGPL librarians and volunteers. Computers and genealogy databases will be available for your research use.

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Adventures in Travel

Friday, October 14, 2016 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Local travel expert Bill Helmuth will present on Iran.

There will be a short FOL Annual Meeting at 7:00 p.m. with the Adventures in Travel program beginning at 7:30 p.m. Refreshments will be served and registration is not required.

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