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Court is in Session at the Downtown Library

Knowing the law can be intimidating for most people, and hiring a lawyer is often expensive. That’s why the Downtown Library, 300 Park Ave., is hosting Lawyers in the Library.

Lawyers will be available to give free legal advice and referrals. Consultations will be limited to 15 minutes, and are offered on a first come, first served basis. Question and answer sessions are also provided.


Super Readers Can Get Free Comic Books and Whiz Up Some of Their Own

What is faster than a speeding bullet, and more fun than an ice cream truck at a swimming pool? Whiz! Bang! Comic Book Creations at the Capitol Hill Library in conjunction with Free Comic Book Day!

Visit the Capitol Hill Library on Saturday, May 3 at 2PM to get free comic books and the chance to choose your own adventure in comics you create.

Manager Jana Hausburg said, “We welcome kids and teens to wear their favorite super hero costumes to the library on this special occasion, and spend some time creating their own comic books. It’s a great way to spend a Saturday!”

Richter Uzur Duo Returns To MLS Libraries

What do you get when you combine 10 strings, a bow and a pic? The amazing sound of the Richter Uzur Duo.

On guitar and cello, Brad Richter and Viktor Uzur pool their love of all music genres to create a unique, street-smart concert for all ages. Whether you applaud politely or dance in the aisles, you’ll love the Richter Uzur Duo and what one reviewer called their “serious musicianship that doesn't take itself too seriously.”


Classics For Kids Comes to MLS Libraries

Mark Twain said that "A classic is something that everybody wants to have read and nobody wants to read."

The Metropolitan Library System and the Reduxion Theatre Company are putting a reserve spin on Twain’s quip by presenting “Classics For Kids” at five MLS locations in April. Kids and parents are invited to join lovable but absent-minded Professor Spillsby and the “Juggling Fiends” acting troupe as they have fun with the classics and take you on a journey of fun through some of William Shakespeare's most exciting dramas.

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