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A Trip Around Lake Michigan

Cherry Valley Public Library District 755 E. State St. Cherry Valley
Join travelogue wannabe, Cherry Valley Library director Eve Kirk, as she shares stories and images of beauty, grandeur and surprise on her 1200 mile solo trip around the gorgeous territory that surrounds "Michigami." Free.

www.cherryvalley.lib.il.us
815-332-5161



Joys and Dilemmas of Urban Chickens

Cherry Valley Public Library District 755 E. State St. Cherry Valley
Join U of I food systems and small farms educator Andy Larson in the latest local food movement, urban chickens. Andy will discuss choosing breeds, starting chicks, building coops and chicken runs, and local laws that might inhibit your inner "chicken farmer." Free

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March MADness Book Sale

Cherry Valley Public Library District 755 E. State St. Cherry Valley
4 to 5 thousand carefully sorted fiction, paperbacks, children's, house & garden, history, biography, travel, religion, arts& crafts, health, vintage, music, and media at low prices. Free. (Preview Mar. 20 noon-3 p.m. for early birds is $5:00 fee.)

www.cherryvalley.lib.il.us
815-332-5161



Minigolf in the Cherry Valley Library

Cherry Valley Public Library District 755 E. State St. Cherry Valley
Minigolf 9 "sponsored" holes right through the Cherry Valley Library for $5; additional 9 holes only $1; kids 5 & under free with adult; 10th hole Friends of the Library snacks and lunch. Family friendly. Proceeds benefit library expansion. Call to reserve your tee time.

www.cherryvalley.lib.il.us
815-332-5161



War & Peace: Gettysburg (Civil War)

Cherry Valley Public Library District 755 E. State St. Cherry Valley
Based on Michael Shaara's Pulizer prize-winning novel, The Killer Angels, this 1993 film depicts the decisive battle of the Civil War. Starring Tom Berenger and Martin Sheen, this film is considered among the best of the Civil War movies.
***PART 2 is shown the following Friday, May 22 at 2 p.m. ***

www.cherryvalley.lib.il.us
815-332-5161



War & Peace:The Best Years of Our Lives (WW II)

Cherry Valley Public Library District 755 E. State St. Cherry Valley
The 1946 story of three returning veterans of World War II chronicles the challenges of coming home. Frederic March won Best Actor with disabled veteran Harold Russell earning Best Supporting Actor and a special Oscar for "bringing hope and courage to fellow returning veterans." Myrna Loy also stars in this Best Picture of the year.

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815-332-5161



War & Peace: Patton (W W II)

Cherry Valley Public Library District 755 E. State St. Cherry Valley
Patton, the 1970 film that examines the life of controversial general George S. Patton during World War II, won 7 Academy awards, including best picture and best actor for George C. Scott. Free

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815-332-5161



War & Peace: The Longest Day (WW II)

Cherry Valley Public Library District 755 E. State St. Cherry Valley
Darryl Zanuck's 1962 blockbuster retelling of D-Day from both the Allied and Axis (German) points of view won Best Picture of the year, not surprising with actor John Wayne at the helm of a star studded cast as diverse as Richard Burton to Fabian.

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Spoon River Anthology

Cherry Valley Public Library District 755 E. State St. Cherry Valley
Enjoy a live performance during the 100th anniversary of Edgar Lee Master's seminal work. Timeless stories of small town hope, failure, tragedy, humor, and joy speak from the graves through the costumed, dramatized monologues of Paddy and Jon Lynn. Musical interludes from folk musician, Patti Ecker.

www.cherryvalley.lib.il.us
815-332-5161