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Please join us in discovering what will be needed in our new mobile library (Book Mobile)!
WE need YOUR input of what’s important to YOU!
Tuesday, May 17, 2022
3:30-5:30 PM
in-person at 2001 Delmar Avenue, Lower Level, Training & Events Room or via Zoom
Register in advance for this Zoom meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwrdeGsrzgvG9Gyx58PneNIAdVP46bFFZdp
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Michelle Zauner will be appearing on Saturday Night Live on Saturday, May 21 and, as a result, is unable to honor our May 18 event date. After working with the booking agents, we have secured her for Thursday, June 30 at 7 p.m. CST, still accompanied by Jessica Hopper. 

NEW DATE  Thursday, June 30, 2022, 7-8pm

Zoom Registration Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_46vjmKeWTqO0mDeN0Gqp2g

Michelle Zauner, the indie rock star of Japanese Breakfast fame, discusses her music career and her bestselling book Crying in H Mart. Her memoir about growing up Korean American, losing her mother, and forging her own identity was a New York Times notable book of the year.

In conversation with Jessica Hopper, Chicago-based music critic, producer, and author.

This event is made possible by Illinois Libraries Present, a statewide collaboration among public libraries offering high-quality events. Funded in part by a grant awarded by the Illinois State Library, a Department of the Office of Secretary of State, using funds provided by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services, under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA).

Just Unwind Yarn Club
Join us on the third Saturday of each month to knit, socialize, and share your techniques with fellow yarn crafters!
You bring the yarn and ideas, we provide the space!
Saturday, April 16
Saturday, May 21
2-4 PM
Training & Events Room, 2001 Delmar Ave

Questions? Call 618-452-6238 ext. 755

Nomadic Readers Book Club
traveling the world one book at a time
6:30 PM at 2001 Delmar Ave
May 19: Homegoing by Yaa gyasih
Questions? Call 618-452-6238 ext. 755
Book Club!
Join the Six Mile Regional Library Book Club
Outlawed by Anna North: Monday, April 25, 11:00 AM at 2001 Delmar Ave and Tuesday, April 26, 6:30 PM at 2001 Delmar Ave
Sag Harbor by Colson Whitehead: Monday, May 23, 11:00 AM at 2001 Delmar Ave and Tuesday, May 31, 6:30 PM at 2001 Delmar Ave
Copies of the book are available at both libraries.
Questions?! call 618-452-6238 ext. 785

Illinois Libraries Present: Jessamine Chan & Emily Maloney Author Event

Wednesday, May 25, 2022, 7-8 PM

Zoom Registration Link:
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ryU236syQQa1Zq2L8OsDKQ

Join Jessamine Chan and Emily Maloney for a discussion about the systems of power that impact our lives, our families, and our finances, through the lens of their acclaimed books, The School for Good Mothers and Cost of Living.

Jessamine Chan is the New York Times bestselling author of The School for Good Mothers, her debut novel. Her short stories have appeared in Tin House and Epoch. She holds an MFA from Columbia University and lives in Chicago with her family.

Emily Maloney is the author of Cost of Living, a collection of essays. Her work has appeared in Glamour, Virginia Quarterly Review, and Best American Essays, among others. She holds an MFA from The University of Pittsburgh and lives in Evanston, Illinois, with her partner and their dog.

This event is made possible by Illinois Libraries Present, a statewide collaboration among public libraries offering high-quality events. Funded in part by a grant awarded by the Illinois State Library, a Department of the Office of Secretary of State, using funds provided by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services, under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA).

An Evening with Kwame Onwuachi

Wednesday, June 22, 2022, 7-8 PM

Zoom Registration Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_5CpR67i4Q1u05HW3E3C5xg 

Top Chef contestant and award-winning chef Kwame Onwuachi will discuss his cookbook My America: Recipes from a Young Black Chef. His cookbook celebrates the cuisine of the African diaspora, “the world’s wisest food.” Onwuachi will share stories behind his family’s recipes, and the importance of the connections between cuisine, place, and culture.

A James Beard award-winning chef, Onwuachi was also named Food & Wine’s best new chef in 2019 and Esquire’s chef of the year in 2019. He has opened several restaurants and was the executive chef at acclaimed Kith/Kin in Washington, D.C.

For more information on this speaker please visit prhspeakers.com.

This event is made possible by Illinois Libraries Present, a statewide collaboration among public libraries offering high-quality events. Illinois Libraries Present is funded in part by a grant awarded by the Illinois State Library, a department of the Office of Secretary of State, using funds provided by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services, under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA).

Michelle Zauner will be appearing on Saturday Night Live on Saturday, May 21 and, as a result, is unable to honor our May 18 event date. After working with the booking agents, we have secured her for Thursday, June 30 at 7 p.m. CST, still accompanied by Jessica Hopper. 

NEW DATE  Thursday, June 30, 2022, 7-8pm

Zoom Registration Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_46vjmKeWTqO0mDeN0Gqp2g

Michelle Zauner, the indie rock star of Japanese Breakfast fame, discusses her music career and her bestselling book Crying in H Mart. Her memoir about growing up Korean American, losing her mother, and forging her own identity was a New York Times notable book of the year.

In conversation with Jessica Hopper, Chicago-based music critic, producer, and author.

This event is made possible by Illinois Libraries Present, a statewide collaboration among public libraries offering high-quality events. Funded in part by a grant awarded by the Illinois State Library, a Department of the Office of Secretary of State, using funds provided by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services, under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA).

Read Across Historic Route 66 in 2022
The 3rd annual SMRLD reading challenge:
Choose 12 books to read from our Route 66 booklist available at the Research Desk of both locations.
Pick up the booklist at the library or sign up through Beanstack (smrld.beanstack.com)
after January 3 and complete the challenge by the end of 2022 for a small prize!
Questions? Email [email protected] or call 452-6238 ext. 755
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The Six Mile Regional Library District (SMRLD) is proud to provide high-quality service for all ages.  The Adult Services Department focuses on providing materials, programs, reference assistance, readers’ advisory, print & electronic resources, DVDs & CDs, and more for persons age 13 and over.

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