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Online Program: The Many Lives of Kal Penn

2024-05-07 19:00:00 2024-05-07 20:00:00 America/Chicago Online Program: The Many Lives of Kal Penn Online -

Tuesday, May 07
7:00pm - 8:00pm

Add to Calendar 2024-05-07 19:00:00 2024-05-07 20:00:00 America/Chicago Online Program: The Many Lives of Kal Penn Online -

Kal Penn is an actor, writer, producer and former Associate Director of the White House Office of Public Engagement. He's known for his starring roles in Designated Survivor, House, Mira Nair’s The Namesake, the Harold & Kumar franchise, and the Christmas comedy The Santa Clauses for Disney+. His first book You Can’t Be Serious was released on November 2, 2021, from Simon and Schuster/Gallery Books. 

Penn was a national co-chair for the Obama/Biden re-election campaign in 2012 and served on the President’s Committee for the Arts and Humanities, focusing on arts education and cultural diplomacy, including the first-ever US Government arts delegation to Cuba. He taught courses at the University of Pennsylvania and the University of California, Los Angeles. Originally from New Jersey, he received his undergraduate degree in sociology, theater, film and television at the University of California, Los Angeles, and received a graduate certificate in international security from Stanford University. He's a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Earlier in the year, Penn wrapped production on the Bloomberg Green climate change docu-series Getting Warmer and the Viacom/Paramount+ comedy Surina & Mel. Following the departure of Trevor Noah from The Daily Show, Penn was named as a guest host.

Kal Penn will be joined in conversation with Bridget Petrites of Evanston Public Library.

This event is made possible by Illinois Libraries Present, a statewide collaboration among public libraries offering premier events. ILP is funded in part by a grant awarded by the Illinois State Library, a department of the Office of Secretary of State, using funds provided by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services, under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA).

ILP is committed to inclusion and accessibility. To request accommodations, please email illinoislibrariespresent@gmail.com.

This event will be recorded.

Central Library

Phone: (847) 985-4000

Hours
Mon, May 20 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, May 21 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, May 22 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, May 23 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, May 24 9:00AM to 7:00PM
Sat, May 25 9:00AM to 4:45PM
Sun, May 26 12:00PM to 4:45PM

About the library

The Schaumburg Township District Library serves in excess of 134,000 residents in portions of the municipalities Elk Grove Village, Hanover Park, Hoffman Estates, Schaumburg and Streamwood. With over 1 million visitors each year, the library circulates over 2,000,000 items annually and is the second largest public library in the state of Illinois.

Upcoming events

Tue, May 21, 10:00am - 11:00am
Youth Program Room

Tue, May 21, 10:00am - 11:00am
Workshop

Tue, May 21, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Craft Room,Storytime Room
Registration is now closed

Tue, May 21, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Workshop

Tue, May 21, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
This event is full

Tue, May 21, 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Wed, May 22, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Craft Room
This event is full

Wed, May 22, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Wed, May 22, 5:00pm - 5:45pm
Craft Room,Storytime Room
This event is full

Wed, May 22, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Workshop

Wed, May 22, 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Craft Room,Storytime Room

Thu, May 23, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Tech Lab

Thu, May 23, 5:45pm - 8:45pm
Workshop

Fri, May 24, 10:00am - 11:00am
Workshop

Fri, May 24, 10:00am - 10:45am
Youth Program Room
This event is full

Fri, May 24, 4:00pm - 4:30pm

Fri, May 24, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Craft Room,Storytime Room

Sat, May 25, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Tech Lab

Sat, May 25, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Youth Program Room
This event is full

Sat, May 25, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Tech Lab

Rescheduled
Sat, May 25, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
New date Friday, May 24, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Sun, May 26, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Tech Lab
This event is full

Tue, May 28, 10:00am - 11:00am
Youth Program Room

Tue, May 28, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Tech Lab

Tue, May 28, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Workshop

Tue, May 28, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Craft Room,Storytime Room
Registration is now closed

Tue, May 28, 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Youth Program Room

Tue, May 28, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Workshop

Wed, May 29, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Workshop

Wed, May 29, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Wed, May 29, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Wed, May 29, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Craft Room

Wed, May 29, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Workshop

Thu, May 30, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Tech Lab

Thu, May 30, 1:00pm - 1:45pm
Craft Room

Thu, May 30, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Craft Room
This event is full

Thu, May 30, 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Fri, May 31, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Craft Room
This event is full

Fri, May 31, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Workshop

Sat, Jun 01, 9:30am - 11:00am
Program Room

Sat, Jun 01, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Workshop

Sat, Jun 01, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Workshop

Sat, Jun 01, 3:00pm - 3:45pm
Craft Room
This event is full

Sun, Jun 02, 1:00pm - 3:30pm

Mon, Jun 03, 10:00am - 10:30am
Youth Program Room
This event is full

Mon, Jun 03, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Storytime Room
This event is full

Mon, Jun 03, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Mon, Jun 03, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Youth Program Room

Mon, Jun 03, 6:45pm - 8:15pm

Tue, Jun 04, 10:00am - 11:00am
The Commons

Tue, Jun 04, 10:00am - 10:30am
Youth Program Room

Tue, Jun 04, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Workshop

Tue, Jun 04, 10:45am - 11:15am
Youth Program Room

Tue, Jun 04, 1:00pm - 1:45pm
Craft Room,Storytime Room,Youth Program Room
This event is full

Wed, Jun 05, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Workshop

Wed, Jun 05, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Workshop

Wed, Jun 05, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Youth Program Room

Wed, Jun 05, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Program Room

Wed, Jun 05, 5:00pm - 5:45pm
Craft Room,Storytime Room
This event is full

Wed, Jun 05, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Workshop

Wed, Jun 05, 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Craft Room,Storytime Room

Wed, Jun 05, 7:00pm - 7:45pm
Town Square

Thu, Jun 06, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Workshop

Thu, Jun 06, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Craft Room
This event is full

Thu, Jun 06, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Program Room

Thu, Jun 06, 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Thu, Jun 06, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Workshop

Fri, Jun 07, 10:00am - 10:30am
Youth Program Room

Fri, Jun 07, 10:00am - 11:00am

Fri, Jun 07, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Craft Room,Storytime Room

Fri, Jun 07, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Program Room

Sat, Jun 08, 9:30am - 11:00am
Program Room

Sat, Jun 08, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Craft Room
Registration opens Saturday, June 1 2024 at 9:00am

Sun, Jun 09, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Tech Lab

Mon, Jun 10, 10:00am - 10:30am
Youth Program Room
Registration opens Saturday, June 1 2024 at 9:00am

Mon, Jun 10, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Workshop
Registration opens Saturday, June 1 2024 at 9:00am

Mon, Jun 10, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Mon, Jun 10, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Workshop

Mon, Jun 10, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Program Room
Registration opens Saturday, June 1 2024 at 9:00am

Mon, Jun 10, 6:45pm - 8:15pm

Tue, Jun 11, 10:00am - 10:30am
Youth Program Room

Tue, Jun 11, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Workshop

Tue, Jun 11, 10:45am - 11:15am
Youth Program Room

Tue, Jun 11, 1:00pm - 1:45pm
Craft Room,Storytime Room
Registration opens Saturday, June 1 2024 at 9:00am

Tue, Jun 11, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Rasmussen North

Tue, Jun 11, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Program Room
Registration opens Saturday, June 1 2024 at 9:00am

Tue, Jun 11, 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Wed, Jun 12, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Workshop

Wed, Jun 12, 10:00am - 2:00pm
The Commons

Wed, Jun 12, 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Youth Program Room
Registration opens Saturday, June 1 2024 at 9:00am

Wed, Jun 12, 1:45pm - 2:15pm
Youth Program Room
Registration opens Saturday, June 1 2024 at 9:00am

Wed, Jun 12, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Workshop

Wed, Jun 12, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Workshop

Wed, Jun 12, 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Youth Program Room

Wed, Jun 12, 7:00pm - 7:45pm
Town Square

Thu, Jun 13, 10:00am - 11:00am
Youth Program Room

Thu, Jun 13, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Workshop

Thu, Jun 13, 10:00am - 11:00am
Adult Classroom

Thu, Jun 13, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Youth Program Room
Registration opens Saturday, June 1 2024 at 9:00am

Thu, Jun 13, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Program Room
Registration opens Saturday, June 1 2024 at 9:00am

Thu, Jun 13, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Rasmussen Room

Thu, Jun 13, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Workshop

Fri, Jun 14, 10:00am - 11:00am
Workshop

Fri, Jun 14, 10:00am - 10:30am
Youth Program Room
Registration opens Saturday, June 1 2024 at 9:00am

Fri, Jun 14, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Craft Room
Registration opens Saturday, June 1 2024 at 9:00am

Sat, Jun 15, 9:30am - 11:00am
Program Room
Registration opens Saturday, June 1 2024 at 9:00am

Sat, Jun 15, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Tech Lab

Sat, Jun 15, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Tech Lab

Rescheduled
Sat, Jun 15, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
New date Tuesday, June 11, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Sun, Jun 16, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Tech Lab

Mon, Jun 17, 10:00am - 10:30am
Youth Program Room
Registration opens Saturday, June 1 2024 at 9:00am

Mon, Jun 17, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Craft Room
Registration opens Saturday, June 1 2024 at 9:00am

Mon, Jun 17, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Mon, Jun 17, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Adult Classroom

Mon, Jun 17, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Program Room

Mon, Jun 17, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Board Room

Mon, Jun 17, 6:45pm - 8:15pm

Tue, Jun 18, 10:00am - 10:30am
Youth Program Room

Tue, Jun 18, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Workshop

Tue, Jun 18, 10:00am - 11:00am
Rasmussen South

Tue, Jun 18, 10:45am - 11:15am
Youth Program Room

Tue, Jun 18, 1:00pm - 1:45pm
Craft Room,Youth Program Room,Storytime Room
Registration opens Saturday, June 1 2024 at 9:00am

Tue, Jun 18, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Program Room

Tue, Jun 18, 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Wed, Jun 19, 11:00am - 11:45am
Craft Room

Wed, Jun 19, 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Youth Program Room
Registration opens Saturday, June 1 2024 at 9:00am

Wed, Jun 19, 1:45pm - 2:15pm
Youth Program Room
Registration opens Saturday, June 1 2024 at 9:00am

Wed, Jun 19, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Program Room
Registration opens Saturday, June 1 2024 at 9:00am

Wed, Jun 19, 5:00pm - 5:45pm
Craft Room,Storytime Room

Wed, Jun 19, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Adult Classroom

Wed, Jun 19, 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Craft Room,Storytime Room

Wed, Jun 19, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Tech Lab

Wed, Jun 19, 7:00pm - 7:45pm
Town Square

Thu, Jun 20, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Craft Room
Registration opens Saturday, June 1 2024 at 9:00am

Thu, Jun 20, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Program Room
Registration opens Saturday, June 1 2024 at 9:00am

Thu, Jun 20, 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Thu, Jun 20, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Adult Classroom

Thu, Jun 20, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Rasmussen South