Vietnam veteran Michael Duffy shares highlights from his book, From Chicago to Vietnam: A Memoir of War. The memoir gives the perspective of one brave American soldier whose life, like so many others, was forever changed. Books available for purchase and signing ($10).
Meet Teddy Roosevelt
In this historical dramatization by actor Terry Lynch, President Theodore Roosevelt reflects on his triumphs and failures during his White House years. Tastings of mint juleps (Roosevelt’s favorite drink) and hearty snacks will be served. Adults 21+ only admitted. Sponsored by the Friends of the Lemont Library.
Lights Out, Everybody: Mystery and Horror During the Golden Age of Radio
Steve Darnell of Those Were the Days Radio will take you on a trip down memory lane with sound clips, photos, and stories of popular mystery and horror shows. Sunday, October 27 from 2 - 4 pm. Registration is required.
Friday Films: Tolkien
October 18 at 1:00 pm
Enjoy a new release, freshly popped popcorn, and beverages. Registration not required.
Helping Veterans on the Homefront
October 1st through November 15th - Bring your donations to the Lemont Public Library at 50 E. Wend Street. Assist veterans at the Hines V.A. Fisher House and Midwest Shelter for Homeless Veterans. We are currently accepting paper goods, cleaning supplies, paper products, gift cards, and personal products. For each item donated, you will receive a coupon for $1.00 off library fines, printing/copying or the Library book sale (up to a maximum of $10 per account). For more information visit lemontlibrary.org/donations for more information or call 630-257-6541.
Party Like It's 1969
Celebrate the sixties with dancing, trivia, games, and prizes for the best sixties-inspired outfits. Open to adults 21 and over; pizza and retro munchies provided, adult beverages available for purchase. All proceeds benefit library programs. Registration required.
Indian Cooking 101
Learn about commonly used spices in Indian cooking and watch as Chef Indrani Hausner of Monbool will prepare several typical Indian dishes you can replicate at home. Recipes and tastings provided. Registration required.
We're fine free for Kids & Teens!
Children's and teen books, audiobooks, music and magazines no longer accrue fines if they are overdue. Overdue movies and science kits will still be subject to fines. Items that are lost or damaged will be charged according to our Circulation Policy.
Get a NEW passport at the Library!
Lemont Public Library accepts applications for NEW passports! Passport Hours:Monday – Thursday: 9:00AM – 12:00PM, 2:00PM – 4:00PM & 6:00PM – 8:00PMFriday & Saturday: 9:00AM -12:00PM & 2:00PM – 4:00PMSunday: Applications not accepted
For detailed information, please visit lemontlibrary.org/passports/