Temporary Parking Changes Downtown

Due to the Camp "Wanna-Be-Reading" event, the Downtown Library parking lot and drive up book return will be closed from 8 am Wednesday, June 29 through 10 am Thursday, June 30. Please use street and other public lots.

Patrons may return items via Curbside from 9 am to 6 pm. Please pull into the Curbside slot in the library alley and call 309-732-7323. 

An Evening with Chef Kwame Onwuachi

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Program Type:

Special Event

Age Group:

Adult , Everyone

Program Description

Event Details

Chef Kwame Onwuachi will join Illinois Libraries Presents and Rock Island Public Library VIRTUALLY to present on his exciting career in food, as chronicled in his bestselling memoir, Notes from a Young Black Chef

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.

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