NOW–THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 28
Join us all month long as we follow the yellow book road to celebrate the 80th anniversary of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Check out details below for some featured events, the art contest and The Great Read Finale.
"Wizard of Oz" Party — Sunday, February 10, 1:30–2:30 p.m.
Celebrate The Wizard of Oz
with crafts, games and fun. Drop in; no registration required.
“Oz the Great and Powerful” Movie Showing — Wednesday, February 20, 6:30 p.m.
Drop in; no registration required.
“The Wizard of Oz”: A Chicago Connection — Tuesday, February 26, 7 p.m.
Now–Wednesday, February 15
Scott Cummings presents the connection between L. Frank Baum and the legacy of Oz in Chicago. Drop in; no registration required.
Create an original piece of art inspired by The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
. Entries can be any medium (up to 2 feet in height and width, with a weight limit of 5 pounds) or a digital presentation up to 2.5 minutes.
Thursday, February 28, 6:30 p.m.
Plainfield Public Library, 15025 S. Illinois Street, Plainfield
Celebrate The Great Read with a showing of The Wizard of Oz
. Dress up as your favorite character for a chance to win prizes! Enjoy refreshments and snag a free book while supplies last. Drop in; no registration required.
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