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Sat: 9AM-1PM    ∙    Sun: Closed

Illinois Libraries Present

Sterling Public Library is part of Illiniois Libraries Present.  This gives our patrons access to exciting programs with authors that we would not otherwise be able to offer.

Upcoming Free Programs:  

An Evening with Chef Kwame Onwuachi
Wednesday, June 15 at 7 p.m. CST | Zoom

A James-Beard award-winning chef, Onwuachi opened five restaurants before turning thirty. He was a 2015 Top Chef contestant and can currently be seen judging Food Network's Chopped. In 2021, Onwuachi became the youngest Executive Producer at Food & Wine magazine. He will present on his exciting career in food, as chronicled in his bestselling memoir, Notes from a Young Black Chef. 

Click the link below to register for this free program:

An Evening with Michelle Zauner
Thursday, June 30 at 7 p.m. CST | Zoom

Fresh off a tour with her band Japanese Breakfast, Michelle will join an ILP conversation exploring the intersection of food, culture, family, identity, and loss, lovingly chronicled in her bestselling memoir, Crying in H Mart.

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These events are made possible by Illinois Libraries Present, a statewide collaboration between public libraries offering high-quality events