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In the first 20 years of the 20th century, hundreds of public library buildings were built in towns across the United States through the philanthropy of Andrew Carnegie. Take a visual journey of our state’s historical Carnegie Libraries—including our very own St. Charles Public Library. Learn about the architecture of the Carnegie Library, the historical period which inspired its origination, and discover how communities have preserved and/or expanded their original library.
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is the form used to apply for most federal and state and many institutional financial aid programs, including the Federal Pell Grant and the Illinois Monetary Award Program (MAP). A speaker from the Illinois Student Assistance Commission will provide a step-by-step review of the FAFSA that includes: what information is required to complete the form; student eligibility and dependency questions; and how to avoid common mistakes in completing the form.
America’s largest discussion program on world affairs is intended to stimulate an examination of foreign policy issues. Participants may check out a copy of the briefing book at the Library and should be ready to discuss the article prior. DROP IN
On the 90th anniversary of his death, William Pack ventures beyond the myths and legends to bring master magician Harry Houdini’s story to life in a historical presentation that combines information, humor, and perhaps even a magic trick or two. REGISTER
Author William Hazelgrove will share the story of the "first woman President" Edith Bolling Wilson who took over the White House in 1919 after Woodrow Wilson had a debilitating stroke. Books will be available for purchase. REGISTER