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Virtual Cooking Program: Fabulous 50’s

June 12, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm


From ice cream sundaes to rocket burgers, enjoy the fabulous foods from the 1950’s. Cookbook collector Amy Alessio will lead audience members on a fond but funny look back at mid-century menus. Recipes will be provided!

Amy Alessio is an award-winning librarian with a black belt in karate. Her latest reference book is the co-authored of 50+ Programs for Adults, Teens, Tweens (American Library Association, 2019). Her fiction includes the Amazon bestselling Alana O’Neill mysteries with vintage recipes, and romance under a pseudonym. She was the Windy City RWA Northern Illinois Librarian of the year in 2012. She served on the Young Adult Library Services Association Board of Directors and is an adjunct faculty for Dominican University. She is a romance reviewer for Booklist and has given over 300 presentations to libraries and large groups on vintage cooking and crafts. Learn more at www.amyalessio.com.

Please register for this event at dkpl.org. Once you register you will receive a confirmation email with a link to the Zoom meeting, a phone number to call into the Zoom meeting, and a password to the meeting. Join the Zoom meeting 5 minutes prior to the program, especially if you haven’t used Zoom before.

This event will also be live streamed to the library’s Facebook page.

This program is part of the “Healthy Mind in a Healthy Body” initiative with the DeKalb Kiwanis Club.

For additional information or help with registration, please contact Samantha at samanthah@dkpl.org or at (815) 756-9568 ext. 1701.


June 12, 2021
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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DeKalb Public Library
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