Library Ukulele Club
August 21 @ 4:00 pm
Monday Story Time for School Aged Children
August 27 @ 2:00 pm
Tumble Book Library Book Club
August 28 @ 4:00 pm
Water Safety Story Time
September 8 @ 3:00 pm
*/

Current Display Case: Railroad Display, Mike Good

Reference Clerk Mike Good has provided the current display of railroad items to match the theme of the Winter Reading Program – I think I can Read and Choo! Choo! Choose to Read.

Mike says “I have always been interested in trains. I’ve been told the first word I ever spoke was “Caboose”.

Mike grew up in River Forest, a suburb of Chicago. His house was 1 block south of the Chicago & North Western’s Galena subdivision line,  with about 55 commuter trains and 15-20 freight trains every day and 1 block east of the Soo Line, with 6 to 8 freight trains a day, so he always saw a lot of trains.

He had a O-gauge (Lionel) model railroad in the 1950s and a HO-gauge system in the 1960s and early 1970s, but none of the family continued model railroading after leaving for... more

-->