Not sure what 3D printing is all about? Or are you familiar with 3D imaging and would like to create your own unique image? Stop in to learn, work on projects, or just talk shop. Drop in any time. Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult.
The Youth Services Department is proud to offer READ to the Dogs through the Hinsdale Humane Society READ program. Specially trained Reading Education Assistance Dogs therapy dogs and their handlers will be here to help beginning readers improve their reading skills and confidence. The dogs and their handlers have been insured for liability and have undergone reading education training in addition to their extensive training and registration to do animal-assisted therapy. Kids can sign up for a 15 minute session and read a favorite book from home or the library to a new furry friend. Parents MUST sign a permission slip before the child can participate. This program is limited to 6 participants. Brookfield residents have priority registration. Parents and caregivers may sign up their children in person or over the phone.
In celebration of Brookfield's 125th, longtime Brookfield resident and railroad enthusiast, John Szwajkart will be presenting a visual history of the connection between Brookfield and the Burlington Railroad. This slide show will include all three of Brookfield's Metra stations and will include early photos from the Brookfield Centennial Book, diagrams from Chris Stack's book on the Prairie Avenue station, and personal photos from John's collection. Learn about the trains that passed and used the stations, special events the stations were witness to or a part of, the demise of Congress Park and Hollywood stations, and the salvaging of the Prairie Avenue station.
Create an awesome Ology book inspired by the "Egyptology/Dragonology" line of books. Participants will pick a topic of their choice. Each week we will work on a two page spread to create a unique non-fiction book. Every week will have a different focus with an assigned theme. A new element will be introduced each week, such as popups, flaps, envelopes etc. Participants are encouraged to do research and work on their project at home.
After the Devil in the White City...Forty Years Later
Chicago Decided to do it Again. Al Capone and the 1933 World’s Fair: The End of
the Gangster Era in Chicagois a historical look at Chicago during the
darkest days of the Great Depression. The story of Chicago fighting the hold
that organized crime had on the city to be able to put on The 1933 World's
Fair. Author William Hazelgrove provides the exciting and sprawling history behind the 1933
World's Fair, the last of the golden age.
Scott Majeski, managing partner of FranNet, a franchise broker, will talk about three types of business ownership: Starting from scratch, buying an existing business and starting a franchise. This is a SCORE program.