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The History of James Taylor and Carly Simon

In the early 1970’s the singer/songwriter ruled the radio. Carole King, Jackson Browne, Joni Mitchell, Cat Stevens…but the era’s ultimate power couple were husband and wife James Taylor and Carly Simon. Using performance and interview clips we’ll trace the arc ...

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Carol of the (Berim) Baus with Arcomusical

They’re back! The library is delighted to host Projeto Arcomusical in an after-hours holiday concert open to the public.  The ensemble will play special arrangements of holiday music as well as original compositions for the audience in the library’s main lobby. Holiday snacks and ...

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Afternoon Concert with Katie Kostner

Join us for an afternoon of music with professional singer and musician Katie Kostner. Featured will be a variety of songs from pop hits of today, to standards, oldies, and more! Katie Kostner is a musician known for performing locally, as ...

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After-Hours Concert: Daniel Bennett Group

Live music returns to the library! Join us for an after-hours concert in the main lobby when we host the Daniel Bennett Group, playing songs from their new album. Doors will open at 6:00 p.m. and music will begin at ...

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Sensory Friendly Magic Show

Cody Clark uses visual and direct magic to safely stimulate your senses! Each of Cody’s routines is designed with the audience’s sensory needs in mind, engaging each participant at the level they’re most comfortable with. Whether you’re able to directly participate ...

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Virtual Event: Wild Chicago

Join us as Ben Hollis, the original host of “Wild Chicago”, presents a history of this popular PBS show. Please register for this event. Once you register you will receive a confirmation email with a link to the Zoom meeting, a ...

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Sycamore Library Hosts: Xochitl-Quetzal Aztec Dancers

Join Founder Henry Cervantes and the volunteer Aztec Dance team for a special Indigenous People's Day celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. Xochitl-Quetzal* invites you to a dynamic and vibrant performance honoring the heritage of the tradition of La Danza De Los ...

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Miscellany and Mirth of the Midwest

Musician and storyteller, Dave Martin, takes us on a good-natured romp through the midwest which explores the culture and storied history of the region, performing both traditional and original songs while infusing quixotic anecdotes about his family’s place in America’s ...

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A Visit with Mrs. Lincoln

Mary Lincoln comes to life as presented by Valerie Gugala. She sets the historical record straight as she takes listeners through her life as a young woman born into a wealthy Lexington, KY family, and the transformation she made from ...

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Stone Soup Shakespeare Present Hamlet @ Huntley Park

In Stone Soup Shakespeare's tour of Hamlet, a decadent party swirls around the prince as he encounters ghosts, wrestles with his inner demons, and seeks revenge for the mistakes of the past generation.  Featuring new music by Chicago artists, Hamlet explores a young ...

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