We’re putting the “pub” back in “public library” with an in-depth exploration of beer, from its historical and social contexts, to the cutting-edge craft brew scene, to the science of hops farming. A variety of tastings make the learning process thoroughly experiential!
Please note: These programs are for ages 21 & up and require registration. Call 274-2719 to register or for more information.
March 13 @ 6 pm – History of American Beer (White Oak Brewery)
April 3 @ 6 pm – A Wine Drinker’s Guide to Beer, and Vice Versa (Tannins & Hops)
May 1 @ 6 pm – Craft Beer in Illinois (Fox Pub)
June – No program (or, if you prefer, visit a few of our generous local brewers!)
July 17 @ 6 pm – Sustainability (Industry Brewing)
August 23 @ 6 pm – Sour Beer (Destihl)
September 29 @ 1 pm – Yeast (Omega Yeast)
October – No program (or, if you prefer, visit a few of our generous local brewers!)
November 27 @ 6 pm – Brewing Local Stories
December 10 @ 6 pm – Alternative Bittering Agents (Big Thorn)
January 14 @ 6 pm – The Bitter End: Hops (Sharp Mountain Hops)