Nine puppies found living in squalor among 200 other dead animals will soon be looking for a new place to call home.
DR. DOOLITTE: Autistic author and animal scientist Temple Grandin stops by the Harold Washington Library to discuss her new book, Animal Make Us Human: Creating The Best Life For Animals. In her latest effort, Grandin explores the interactions between humans and animals. 400 S. State St.; South Loop. 6 p.m. Free.
THE BOY WITH THE ARAB STRAP: You know you're getting old when Smiths nights fade into Belle & Sebastian nights (which isn't necessarily a bad thing). DJ Heaven Malone and gang pay tribute to the '90s indie-rock band at Darkroom, and you can also create your own Belle & Sebastian album cover here. 2210 W. Chicago Ave.; Ukrainian Village. 9 p.m. No cover. 21 and older.
CURIOUSER AND CURIOUSER: The Museum Of Contemporary Art host another edition of the variety show-like Cabinet Of Curiosities. Art space and alternative bookstore No Coast takes the reins of tonight's "un-lecture" series. 220 E. Chicago Ave.; Streeterville. 6 p.m.