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Murder, Mayhem and the Mob

The True Story of the St. Valentine's Day Massacre

2019-02-14 19:00:00 2019-02-14 20:00:00 America/Chicago Murder, Mayhem and the Mob St. Charles Public Library

Thursday, February 14
7:00pm - 8:00pm

Add to Calendar 2019-02-14 19:00:00 2019-02-14 20:00:00 America/Chicago Murder, Mayhem and the Mob Who was Al Capone, and why are we still so fascinated by him and his and his ilk? St. Charles Public Library

St. Charles Public Library

Carnegie Community Room

Who was Al Capone, and why are we still so fascinated by him and his and his ilk?

This is the true story of Chicago's Beer Wars of the Roaring Twenties. From the beginning of the Volstead Act to the St. Valentine's Day Massacre, join historian and radio personality Clarence Goodman and brace yourselves for this brutal story. This program is for adults and teens, ages 16 and older.

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Programs |

TAGS: | Chicago |

St. Charles Public Library

Phone: 630-584-0076
Fax: 630-584-9262

Hours
We're closed Monday May 27
Mon, May 27 Closed
(Memorial Day )
Tue, May 28 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, May 29 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, May 30 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, May 31 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Sat, Jun 01 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Jun 02 12:00PM to 5:00PM

Address
1 South 6th Avenue
St. Charles
IL 60174
Tel: 630-584-0076

St. Charles Public Library serves a population of approximately 55,092 residents of the Fox River Valley community of St. Charles, Illinois, 35 miles west of Chicago. Although connected to the city by a commuter rail line in nearby Geneva, St. Charles strives to retain its small town heritage. The Library, with a total collection of  approximately 400,000 items, offers a wide variety of information and recreational reading to meet the expectations of both the general public and local businesses. In addition, the Library maintains a full calendar of programs to both entertain and educate children and adults alike.


About the library

St. Charles Public Library serves a population of approximately 55,092 residents of the Fox River Valley community of St. Charles, Illinois, 35 miles west of Chicago. Although connected to the city by a commuter rail line in nearby Geneva, St. Charles strives to retain its small town heritage. The Library, with a total collection of  approximately 400,000 items, offers a wide variety of information and recreational reading to meet the expectations of both the general public and local businesses. In addition, the Library maintains a full calendar of programs to both entertain and educate children and adults alike.

Upcoming events

Mon, May 27, All day
Library is closed for the holiday

Wed, May 29, 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Carnegie Community Room
Prove you’re the best at Super Smash Bros. Ultimate for Switch tournament!

Wed, May 29, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Helen Gale Story Room
Love video games? So do Wii! Join us and other gamers and play different consoles the library has.

Wed, May 29, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Technology Center
Learn to maintain your computer for better performance, reliability, and usability.

Wed, May 29, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Huntley Meeting Room
Say goodbye to early mornings! Wouldn’t it be great to greet your family with fresh pastries that you DIDN’T have to get up early to prepare?
This event is full

Thu, May 30, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Technology Center
Play with coding!
This event is full

Thu, May 30, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Technology Center
Learn to maintain your computer for better performance, reliability, and usability.

Sat, Jun 01, 9:00am - 4:30pm
Huntley Meeting Room
Picture books, fiction and non-fiction titles, and much more will be on sale at bargain prices!

Sat, Jun 01, 10:00am - 11:00am
Calling all budding gardeners!

Mon, Jun 03, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Technology Center
Learn how to create useful spreadsheets with Microsoft Excel.

Mon, Jun 03, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Huntley Meeting Room
The Friends of St. Charles Public Library is an adult organization that raises funds to provide special programs and equipment that is beyond the Library’s regular budget.

Mon, Jun 03, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Technology Center
This orientation to computers is ideal for those who have had little exposure to computers.

Tue, Jun 04, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Technology Center
Learn how to create useful spreadsheets with Microsoft Excel.

Tue, Jun 04, 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Huntley Meeting Room
Study for finals with us!

Tue, Jun 04, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Technology Center
This orientation to computers is ideal for those who have had little exposure to computers.

Wed, Jun 05, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children are invited to hear stories at the Creek Bend Nature Center at LeRoy Oakes Forest Preserve. After the program, explore the Nature Center and walk the trails.

Wed, Jun 05, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Technology Center
Learn additional spreadsheet features including: graphing, more functions, cell notes, templates, and protection.

Wed, Jun 05, 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Huntley Meeting Room
Study for finals with us!

Wed, Jun 05, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Technology Center
Learn about word processing using Microsoft Word 2016.
This event is full

Thu, Jun 06, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Technology Center
Learn additional spreadsheet features including: graphing, more functions, cell notes, templates, and protection.

Thu, Jun 06, 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Huntley Meeting Room
Study for finals with us!

Thu, Jun 06, 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Bisbee Room
Library Board, Finance Committee

Thu, Jun 06, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Technology Center
Learn about word processing using Microsoft Word 2016.
This event is full

Thu, Jun 06, 7:00pm - 8:45pm
Study Room 3
Meeting

Fri, Jun 07, 10:00am - 11:30am
Huntley Meeting Room
Art teacher Christine Thornton will show you how to use liquid watercolors to create this beautiful image of an Eastern Bluebird perched among pink blossoms.
This event is full

Fri, Jun 07, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Huntley Meeting Room
Art teacher Christine Thornton will show you how to use liquid watercolors to create this beautiful image of an Eastern Bluebird perched among pink blossoms.

Fri, Jun 07, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Helen Gale Story Room
Do you love to create works of art? This program will introduce you to a few of the many great artists in history.
This event is full

Fri, Jun 07, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Carnegie Community Room
Come watch and laugh out loud at movies that never should have been made. Tonight's film: Mac and Me.

Fri, Jun 07, 6:00pm - 10:00pm
Huntley Meeting Room
Have fun making a scene after the library is closed for the evening!

Sat, Jun 08, 9:15am - 12:15pm
Huntley Meeting Room
The St. Charles Writers Group is a workshop for novice or experienced writers that meets the second and the fourth Saturday of each month.

Sat, Jun 08, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Parking Lot
Dress for a mess and help us make the library sidewalk more beautiful than it has ever been!

Sun, Jun 09, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Carnegie Community Room
Join virtuoso guitarist Fareed Haque and the critically-acclaimed Kaia String Quartet for a magical afternoon of Latin American Music for Classical Guitar and String Quartet.

Mon, Jun 10, 10:00am - 10:30am
Huntley Meeting Room
This Program is filled with stories, music, and movement. Each week focuses on a new theme. Everyone is welcome!

Mon, Jun 10, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Huntley Meeting Room
Join us for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate for Switch! Who will be victorious? The Library will provide all controllers.

Mon, Jun 10, 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Helen Gale Story Room
Sing, play, dance, and move with us!

Canceled
Mon, Jun 10, 6:30pm - 8:45pm
Meeting

Mon, Jun 10, 6:30pm - 8:45pm
Huntley Meeting Room
Business Librarian Chris Flood welcomes TUG Career Services.

Mon, Jun 10, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Technology Center
Learn how to buy and sell on eBay.
This event is full

Tue, Jun 11, 9:30am - 3:30pm
Carnegie Community Room
FEE $45 in library district/$65 outside library district
This event is full

Tue, Jun 11, 9:30am - 10:00am
Helen Gale Story Room
Lapsit story time for parents/caregivers and children, which include songs, stories, and play. Simple sign language will also be covered.
This event is full

Tue, Jun 11, 10:00am - 11:30am
Bisbee Room
The Library offers two book discussion groups: Mornings at 10:00 a.m. and Evenings at 7:00 p.m.

Tue, Jun 11, 10:00am - 10:30am
Huntley Meeting Room
This Program is filled with stories, music, and movement. Each week focuses on a new theme. Everyone is welcome!

Tue, Jun 11, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Helen Gale Story Room
Children of all abilities benefit from sensory-based play. Come get messy with us as you feel your way through our sensory bins. Sensory activities are rotated monthly.

Tue, Jun 11, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Technology Center
You spit in the tube, mailed it to Ancestry, and now you have your AncestryDNA® results...what do they mean? How do you get more out of that list of DNA Matches?
This event is full

Tue, Jun 11, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Huntley Meeting Room
A magical experience for the whole family!

Tue, Jun 11, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Carnegie Community Room
Every second Tuesday of the month get loud and geek out with anime, snacks, and activities! Cosplay is always welcome. DROP IN

Tue, Jun 11, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Helen Gale Story Room
This program is filled with stories, music, movement, and a special bedtime snack. Follows the same weekly theme as the morning Drop-in Story Time.

Tue, Jun 11, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Technology Center
Learn how to buy and sell on eBay.
This event is full

Tue, Jun 11, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Bisbee Room
The Library offers two book discussion groups: Mornings at 10:00 a.m. and Evenings at 7:00 p.m.

Tue, Jun 11, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Huntley Meeting Room
Taste and learn about traditional cheese styles, milk types and basic flavor profiles in this introductory class designed to get your taste buds jumping.
This event is full

Wed, Jun 12, 9:30am - 3:30pm
Carnegie Community Room
FEE $45 in library district/$65 outside library district
This event is full

Wed, Jun 12, 10:00am - 10:30am
Huntley Meeting Room
This Program is filled with stories, music, and movement. Each week focuses on a new theme. Everyone is welcome!

Wed, Jun 12, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Technology Center
Curious about the new Windows 10 operating system from Microsoft?

Wed, Jun 12, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Helen Gale Story Room
Learn how to play Mr. Toast and Sushi Go, Settlers of Catan and BANG!
This event is full

Canceled
Wed, Jun 12, 6:30pm - 8:45pm
Meeting

Wed, Jun 12, 7:00pm - 8:45pm
Huntley Meeting Room
Monthly Meeting of Library Board

Thu, Jun 13, 7:30am - 9:00am
Huntley Meeting Room
Meeting

Thu, Jun 13, 10:00am - 10:30am
Huntley Meeting Room
This Program is filled with stories, music, and movement. Each week focuses on a new theme. Everyone is welcome!

Thu, Jun 13, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Helen Gale Story Room
Children of all abilities benefit from sensory-based play. Come get messy with us as you feel your way through our sensory bins. Sensory activities are rotated monthly.

Thu, Jun 13, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Huntley Meeting Room
Calling young bakers! Grown-ups and children decorate a cupcake together.

Thu, Jun 13, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Technology Center
Curious about the new Windows 10 operating system from Microsoft?

Thu, Jun 13, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Bisbee Room
Meeting

Thu, Jun 13, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Huntley Meeting Room
Just for Middle Schoolers! Nani?!

Thu, Jun 13, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Bisbee Room
Meeting

Thu, Jun 13, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Technology Center
Join our Technology Instructor Susan Aguilar to learn the basics of LinkedIn. Each participant will have their own computer in order to create a LinkedIn profile and navigate the site.

Thu, Jun 13, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Carnegie Community Room
Join nationally-renowned consumer anthropologists Rich Kizer and Georganne Bender for a presentation on understanding your multi-generational cohorts.

Fri, Jun 14, 10:30am - 11:00am
Helen Gale Story Room
For children, listen to a story then make some art!
This event is full

Fri, Jun 14, 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Huntley Meeting Room
This Program is filled with stories, music, and movement. Each week focuses on a new theme. Everyone is welcome!

Fri, Jun 14, 2:00pm - 2:15pm
Helen Gale Story Room
Sign-up for a 15 minute time slot. Must be able to read independently.
This event is full

Fri, Jun 14, 2:15pm - 2:30pm
Helen Gale Story Room
Sign-up for a 15 minute time slot. Must be able to read independently.
This event is full

Fri, Jun 14, 2:30pm - 2:45pm
Helen Gale Story Room
Sign-up for a 15 minute time slot. Must be able to read independently.
This event is full

Fri, Jun 14, 2:45pm - 3:00pm
Helen Gale Story Room
Sign-up for a 15 minute time slot. Must be able to read independently.
This event is full

Fri, Jun 14, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Huntley Meeting Room
Hooray for Hollywood!  Hooray for snacks!

Fri, Jun 14, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Helen Gale Story Room
Come free build with LEGOS and DUPLOS to display in the library.

Sat, Jun 15, 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Technology Center
Genealogists will have exclusive use of the library’s genealogy materials and public computers, giving them access to many of the library's services for genealogy research.
This event is full

Mon, Jun 17, 10:00am - 10:30am
Huntley Meeting Room
This Program is filled with stories, music, and movement. Each week focuses on a new theme. Everyone is welcome!

Mon, Jun 17, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Huntley Meeting Room
Prepare to be amazed during this remarkable show!

Mon, Jun 17, 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Helen Gale Story Room
Sing, play, dance, and move with us!

Canceled
Mon, Jun 17, 6:30pm - 8:45pm
Meeting

Mon, Jun 17, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Technology Center
Learn how to use advanced features of Microsoft Word 2016 to save time and improve the formatting of your documents.

Tue, Jun 18, 9:30am - 10:00am
Helen Gale Story Room
Lapsit story time for parents/caregivers and children, which include songs, stories, and play. Simple sign language will also be covered.

Tue, Jun 18, 10:00am - 10:30am
Huntley Meeting Room
This Program is filled with stories, music, and movement. Each week focuses on a new theme. Everyone is welcome!

Tue, Jun 18, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Helen Gale Story Room
Thirty minutes of stories, songs, nursery rhymes, finger plays and movement and thirty minutes of craft. Presented in Spanish and English.

Tue, Jun 18, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Helen Gale Story Room
This program is filled with stories, music, movement, and a special bedtime snack. Follows the same weekly theme as the morning Drop-in Story Time.

Tue, Jun 18, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Technology Center
Learn how to use advanced features of Microsoft Word 2016 to save time and improve the formatting of your documents.

Wed, Jun 19, 10:00am - 10:30am
Huntley Meeting Room
This Program is filled with stories, music, and movement. Each week focuses on a new theme. Everyone is welcome!

Wed, Jun 19, 10:30am - 11:00am
Children are invited to hear stories at the Creek Bend Nature Center at LeRoy Oakes Forest Preserve. After the program, explore the Nature Center and walk the trails.

Wed, Jun 19, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Huntley Meeting Room
Drop by the Huntley Meeting Room for some Science exploration! Children can explore different science concepts with their own family teams. Older siblings are welcome.

Wed, Jun 19, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Carnegie Community Room
Join us to play games like Settlers of Catan, Ticket to Ride, and other modern games.

Canceled
Wed, Jun 19, 6:30pm - 8:45pm
Meeting

Thu, Jun 20, 10:00am - 10:30am
Huntley Meeting Room
This Program is filled with stories, music, and movement. Each week focuses on a new theme. Everyone is welcome!

Thu, Jun 20, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Huntley Meeting Room
Come create your own beautiful arts & crafts masterpiece in our open crafts session!
This event is full

Thu, Jun 20, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Carnegie Community Room
LinkedIn has become a modern-day minimum-requirement to optimize your job search. Even if you're not searching today.

Fri, Jun 21, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Helen Gale Story Room
Beat the heat at the library while watching a popular children's movie!

Fri, Jun 21, 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Huntley Meeting Room
This Program is filled with stories, music, and movement. Each week focuses on a new theme. Everyone is welcome!

Fri, Jun 21, 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Helen Gale Story Room
The stuffed animals go wild!

Fri, Jun 21, 4:30pm - 7:00pm
Huntley Meeting Room
Watch a recent release on the big screen!

Sat, Jun 22, 9:15am - 12:15pm
Huntley Meeting Room
The St. Charles Writers Group is a workshop for novice or experienced writers that meets the second and the fourth Saturday of each month.

Sat, Jun 22, 10:00am - 10:30am
Helen Gale Story Room
The stuffed animals go wild!

Sat, Jun 22, 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Carnegie Community Room
Learn how to write calligraphy with brush pens.

Sat, Jun 22, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Huntley Meeting Room
Join us for a hilarious hour of potential misunderstandings as we play paper telephone, “what am I?” and have fun with Google Translate.

Mon, Jun 24, 10:00am - 10:30am
Huntley Meeting Room
This Program is filled with stories, music, and movement. Each week focuses on a new theme. Everyone is welcome!

Mon, Jun 24, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Huntley Meeting Room
Compete in quick food challenges and hope you don't get chopped!
This event is full

Mon, Jun 24, 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Helen Gale Story Room
Sing, play, dance, and move with us!

Mon, Jun 24, 6:30pm - 8:45pm
Carnegie Community Room
Business Librarian Chris Flood welcomes TUG Career Services.

Mon, Jun 24, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Huntley Meeting Room
Call the babysitter because this one is just for you, Mom and Dad. We will be reading and discussing a popular parenting book. Light refreshments provided. Cheerios and juice boxes not allowed!

Tue, Jun 25, 9:30am - 10:00am
Helen Gale Story Room
Lapsit story time for parents/caregivers and children, which include songs, stories, and play. Simple sign language will also be covered.

Tue, Jun 25, 10:00am - 10:30am
Huntley Meeting Room
This Program is filled with stories, music, and movement. Each week focuses on a new theme. Everyone is welcome!

Tue, Jun 25, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Carnegie Community Room
Step up your cosplay game with this sewing workshop presented by Chris Dahl of Sewing 4 Fun!

Tue, Jun 25, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Helen Gale Story Room
This program is filled with stories, music, movement, and a special bedtime snack. Follows the same weekly theme as the morning Drop-in Story Time.

Wed, Jun 26, 10:00am - 10:30am
Huntley Meeting Room
This Program is filled with stories, music, and movement. Each week focuses on a new theme. Everyone is welcome!

Wed, Jun 26, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Parking Lot
Get your hands dirty!

Wed, Jun 26, 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Huntley Meeting Room
ACT Practice Test by The Princeton ReviewRegister

Wed, Jun 26, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Parking Lot
Get your hands dirty!
This event is full

Wed, Jun 26, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Carnegie Community Room
Add sewing machine skills to your repertoire and make your cosplay shine!