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Mike at the Movies

One Book, Everybody Reads

2019-03-27 19:00:00 2019-03-27 20:30:00 America/Chicago Mike at the Movies The 1893 Columbian Exposition and the Chicago Film Industry Wilmette Public Library - Auditorium

Wednesday, March 27
7:00pm - 8:30pm

Add to Calendar 2019-03-27 19:00:00 2019-03-27 20:30:00 America/Chicago Mike at the Movies The 1893 Columbian Exposition and the Chicago Film Industry Wilmette Public Library - Auditorium

The 1893 Columbian Exposition and the Chicago Film Industry

Did you know the 1893 World Columbian Exposition was the site of the world’s first movie theater? Discover how Eadweard Muybridge’s Zoopraxiscope and other innovations led to Chicago becoming the center of the U.S. film industry.  

Michael Glover Smith is the director the feature films Rendezvous in Chicago (2018), Mercury in Retrograde (2017) and Cool Apocalypse (2015), and the author of the book Flickering Empire (Columbia University Press, 2015). He teaches at several Chicago-area colleges and blogs at Whitecitycinema.com.

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Presentation | Film |

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Wilmette Public Library

Phone: 847-256-5025

Hours
Mon, Mar 27 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Mar 28 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Mar 29 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Mar 30 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Mar 31 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Sat, Apr 01 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Apr 02 12:00PM to 5:00PM

About the branch

From the south: Go north on Green Bay Road. Turn left on Wilmette Ave. Turn right on Park Ave. Library is located on the corner of Wilmette Ave. and Park Ave. Parking lot is on the north side of the building. 

From the north: Go south on Green Bay Road. Turn right on Wilmette Ave. Turn right on Park Ave. Library is located on the corner of Wilmette Ave. and Park Ave. Parking lot is on the north side of the building.

From I-94 (Edens Expressway):from the South - exit at Lake Ave. East. Go east on Lake Ave. a little over 2 miles. Turn right on Park Ave. • from the North - exit at Rt. 41/Skokie Blvd. Turn left (east) on Lake Ave. Go east on Lake Ave. a little over 2 miles. Turn right on Park Ave. 


Mass transit options include CTA, Metra, and Pace.

Upcoming events

Thu, Mar 30, 10:00am - 10:30am
Auditorium

Thu, Mar 30, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Auditorium
This event is full

Fri, Mar 31, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Youth Program Room

Sat, Apr 01, 10:00am - 10:30am
Youth Program Room

Sat, Apr 01, 1:15pm - 4:30pm
Youth Program Room

Sat, Apr 01, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Zoom Adult/Teen

Sun, Apr 02, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Youth Program Room

Mon, Apr 03, 9:30am - 4:00pm
Youth Program Room

Mon, Apr 03, 5:15pm - 8:30pm
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Tue, Apr 04, 9:30am - 8:30pm
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Wed, Apr 05, 9:30am - 8:30pm
Youth Program Room

Wed, Apr 05, 10:00am - 10:30am
Auditorium

Thu, Apr 06, 10:00am - 10:30am
Youth Program Room

Thu, Apr 06, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Auditorium

Thu, Apr 06, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
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Thu, Apr 06, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Auditorium

Thu, Apr 06, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Youth Program Room

Fri, Apr 07, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Youth Program Room

Fri, Apr 07, 2:30pm - 4:15pm
Auditorium

Sat, Apr 08, 10:00am - 11:00am
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Sun, Apr 09, All day

Mon, Apr 10, 9:30am - 12:00pm
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Mon, Apr 10, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
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Mon, Apr 10, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Auditorium

Tue, Apr 11, 9:30am - 10:00am
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Tue, Apr 11, 10:00am - 10:30am
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Tue, Apr 11, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Youth Program Room

Tue, Apr 11, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Zoom Adult/Teen

Tue, Apr 11, 7:00pm - 7:45pm
Youth Program Room

Wed, Apr 12, 9:30am - 10:00am
Youth Program Room

Wed, Apr 12, 10:00am - 10:30am
Youth Program Room

Wed, Apr 12, 1:15pm - 4:30pm
Youth Program Room

Wed, Apr 12, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Auditorium

Wed, Apr 12, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Zoom Youth

Wed, Apr 12, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Auditorium

Thu, Apr 13, 9:15am - 9:35am
Youth Program Room

Thu, Apr 13, 9:45am - 10:05am
Youth Program Room

Thu, Apr 13, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Zoom Adult/Teen

Thu, Apr 13, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
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Thu, Apr 13, 7:00pm - 7:45pm
Youth Program Room

Fri, Apr 14, All day

Fri, Apr 14, 9:30am - 10:30am
Youth Program Room

Fri, Apr 14, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Youth Program Room
Registration opens Friday, March 31 2023 at 9:00am

Fri, Apr 14, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Youth Program Room
Registration opens Friday, March 31 2023 at 9:00am

Fri, Apr 14, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Auditorium