Beginning Knitting Class. 6 p.m. Blackstone Public Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave. Free. 312-747-0511. Bring one skein of worsted #4 yarn and US size 8 or 9 knitting needles.
Story Time and Crafts. 10 a.m. Blackstone Public Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave. Free. 312-747-0511.Children 2-5. Themed activities including picture books, action activities and flannel board stories.
Chess in the Library for Youth. 4:p.m.-5:30p.m. Blackstone Public Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave. Free. 312-747-0511. Annual Chicago Public Library Annual Chess Program. Children and young adults chess instruction.
Family Story Time. 6:30p.m. Blackstone Public Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave. Free. 312-747-0511. Stories, games and crafts for children of all ages.
“In Good Faith: Divided We Fall: Are Justice, Healing, and Reconciliation Possible in Trump’s America?” 6 p.m. Catholic Theological Union, 5416 S. Cornell Ave. Free, pre-registration required. 773-371-5400. Discussion will be moderated by Ahmed Rehab, executive director of the Council of American-Islamic Relations (CAIR). visit http://www.ctu.edu/rsvp#.
Be My Baby In Babylonia and Vice Versa. 7p.m.-9p.m. Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St. Free. 773-702-9520. An illustrated lecture by Andrew George, Professor of Babylonian, University of London which presents two Old Babylonian incantations in comparative perspective.