Mary Kunkel, center, talks with friends at the public library after a party for fans of the PBS series "Downton Abbey," in Tinley Park, IL, on Saturday, January 5, 2013. | Matt Marton~Sun-Times Media
Fans gather Saturday at the Tinley Park Public Library for a screening of the final episode of season 2 of the popular PBS-TV series "Downton Abbey." | Donna Vickroy~Sun-Times Media
Fans of the PBS series "Downtown Abbey" check out books and other written materials in the same genre Saturday at the Tinley Park Public Library.
Barbara Geiger, a landscape historian who teaches at the Illinois Institute of Technology and the University of Chicago, explains at Orland Park Public Library how land ownership worked during the time of "Downton Abbey." | Donna Vickroy~Sun-Times Media
Anna (Joanne Froggatt) greets Mr. Bates (Brendan Coyle) outside the namesake of "Downton Abbey." The series returned Jan. 6 on PBS-TV.