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Wildlife in Watercolor

2019-06-12 19:00:00 2019-06-12 20:00:00 America/Chicago Wildlife in Watercolor Des Plaines Public Library

Wednesday, June 12
7:00pm - 8:00pm

Add to Calendar 2019-06-12 19:00:00 2019-06-12 20:00:00 America/Chicago Wildlife in Watercolor Des Plaines Public Library

Des Plaines Public Library

Meeting Room B/C

Artist Peggy Macnamara promotes conservation with her wildlife watercolors. Her work combines natural history and art. Join Peggy for a slide program featuring some of her stunning watercolor paintings. 

Peggy Macnamara is Artist In Residence at the Field Museum, an instructor at the School of the Art Institute, and the author/illustrator of eight books. 

TAGS: | Fine Arts |

Des Plaines Public Library

help@dppl.org
Phone: (847) 827-5551
Fax: (847) 827-7974

Hours
Mon, Sep 16 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Sep 17 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Sep 18 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Sep 19 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Sep 20 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Sat, Sep 21 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Sep 22 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About

The 1501 Ellinwood Street library building is the realization of a longheld dream of the library board, staff and community partners. Located in the heart of downtown Des Plaines, the four story, 82,000 square foot building represents the community's commitment to reading, lifelong learning, and a center for family activities. A grand central staircase and large windows provide a wealth of natural light and illuminate the building at night.

Upcoming events

Sun, Sep 22, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Des Plaines Public Library - Meeting Room B/C
Laura Freeman will sing songs made famous by Doris Day. With piano accompaniment by George Howe.

Mon, Sep 23, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Des Plaines Public Library - 4th Floor Forum
Registration is on September 9, 6:00-8:30 pm in The Forum. Classes meet September 16 - December 16, 6:00-8:30 pm. There are no classes on October 7 & November 11.

Tue, Sep 24, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Des Plaines Public Library - The Commons
You've got homework. We've got help. Free peer tutoring at the Des Plaines Library for students in grades 6-12.

Thu, Sep 26, 1:00pm - 2:45pm
Des Plaines Public Library - Meeting Room B/C
A free screening of the feature film Pillow Talk.

Mon, Sep 30, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Des Plaines Public Library - 4th Floor Forum
Registration is on September 9, 6:00-8:30 pm in The Forum. Classes meet September 16 - December 16, 6:00-8:30 pm. There are no classes on October 7 & November 11.

Tue, Oct 01, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Des Plaines Public Library - The Commons
You've got homework. We've got help. Free peer tutoring at the Des Plaines Library for students in grades 6-12.

Tue, Oct 01, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Des Plaines Public Library - Study Room 3001
Ready to write? Join our monthly creative writing and critique group. Get the feedback and encouragement you need to finish that poem, story, or novel you’ve always wanted to write.

Canceled
Mon, Oct 07, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Des Plaines Public Library
Registration is on September 9, 6:00-8:30 pm in The Forum. Classes meet September 16 - December 16, 6:00-8:30 pm. There are no classes on October 7 & November 11.

Tue, Oct 08, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Des Plaines Public Library - The Commons
You've got homework. We've got help. Free peer tutoring at the Des Plaines Library for students in grades 6-12.

Wed, Oct 09, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Des Plaines Public Library - Meeting Room B/C
German historian Anette Isaacs will explore the fascinating history of beer.

Sat, Oct 12, 10:00am - 11:30am
Des Plaines Public Library - Meeting Room B/C
This educational seminar will get you up to speed on what Medicare covers, what it doesn't and your potential out of pocket exposure.

Sun, Oct 13, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Des Plaines Public Library - Meeting Room B/C
A free screening of the feature film Yesterday.

Tue, Oct 15, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Des Plaines Public Library - The Commons
You've got homework. We've got help. Free peer tutoring at the Des Plaines Library for students in grades 6-12.

Wed, Oct 16, 6:15pm - 9:00pm
Des Plaines Public Library - Meeting Room A/B/C
The Shakespeare Project of Chicago presents a theatrical reading of Hamlet by William Shakespeare.

Fri, Oct 18, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Des Plaines Public Library - Meeting Room B/C
A free screening of the documentary film The Biggest Little Farm.

Sun, Oct 20, 2:00pm - 3:15pm
Des Plaines Public Library - Meeting Room B/C
Enjoy an afternoon of uplifting music with world/folk guitar duo Bruce Hecksel and Julie Patchouli.

Mon, Oct 21, 9:30am - 3:30pm
Des Plaines Public Library - 4th Floor Forum
Discover proven strategies to land a job, as Illinois workNet Center speakers share what’s working and what’s not in today’s job market.

Mon, Oct 21, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Des Plaines Public Library
Hindus consider this day as one of the most auspicious days for buying utensils, silver coins, gold and vehicles.

Mon, Oct 21, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Des Plaines Public Library - 4th Floor Forum
Registration is on September 9, 6:00-8:30 pm in The Forum. Classes meet September 16 - December 16, 6:00-8:30 pm. There are no classes on October 7 & November 11.

Tue, Oct 22, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Des Plaines Public Library - The Commons
You've got homework. We've got help. Free peer tutoring at the Des Plaines Library for students in grades 6-12.

Wed, Oct 23, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Des Plaines Public Library - Meeting Room B/C
A free screening of the feature film Bride & Prejudice..

Thu, Oct 24, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Des Plaines Public Library - 4th Floor Forum
This is the day temples host talks on religions and cultural values.

Fri, Oct 25, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Des Plaines Public Library - 4th Floor Forum
Each participant must register as a pair for this event. Enter participant's name plus one guest when registering. One lantern per pair. 

Sun, Oct 27, 1:30pm - 3:45pm
Des Plaines Public Library - Meeting Room A/B/C
Enjoy a veena recital by Saraswathi Ranganathan, a dance performance and a bridal fashion show featuring traditional wedding attire & jewelry from different regions of India.

Mon, Oct 28, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Des Plaines Public Library - 4th Floor Forum
Registration is on September 9, 6:00-8:30 pm in The Forum. Classes meet September 16 - December 16, 6:00-8:30 pm. There are no classes on October 7 & November 11.

Tue, Oct 29, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Des Plaines Public Library - The Commons
You've got homework. We've got help. Free peer tutoring at the Des Plaines Library for students in grades 6-12.

Tue, Oct 29, 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Des Plaines Public Library - Meeting Room C
Come to our NaNoWriMo kickoff party to learn how the library can help you write your 50,000 word novel.

Sat, Nov 02, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Des Plaines Public Library - Meeting Room C
Alliance for Immigrant Neighbors (AIN) is offering FREE legal consultations on immigration matters for Des Plaines residents.

Sun, Nov 03, 1:30pm - 4:00pm
Des Plaines Public Library - Meeting Room B/C
A free screening of a feature length film.

Mon, Nov 04, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Des Plaines Public Library - 4th Floor Forum
Registration is on September 9, 6:00-8:30 pm in The Forum. Classes meet September 16 - December 16, 6:00-8:30 pm. There are no classes on October 7 & November 11.

Tue, Nov 05, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Des Plaines Public Library - The Commons
You've got homework. We've got help. Free peer tutoring at the Des Plaines Library for students in grades 6-12.

Tue, Nov 05, 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Des Plaines Public Library - Meeting Room C
Racing to write 50,000 words for National Novel Writing Month? Come to the library for a NaNoWriMo write in! Bring your laptop for writing sprints. Refreshments and prizes.

Wed, Nov 06, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Des Plaines Public Library - Meeting Room B/C
Art historian Jeff Mishur presents this art slide lecture on the work of Andy Warhol.

Sat, Nov 09, 10:30am - 12:30pm
New venue Des Plaines Public Library - Meeting Room C
When did your Polish ancestors immigrate, where did they leave, why did they leave, how did they get here? The answers to these questions can be found by understanding the history of Poland.