Events Calendar

Event Type
Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018

Resume Clinic

6:00pm - 8:45pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Description:
Career counselor Fred Ettinger presents strategies for creating a resume in today’s market, followed by a one-on-one review of your resume with tips for improving.  Valid District cardholders only. ...

Thursday, July 5th, 2018

Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Description:
Bring your lunch to this workshop from Illinois workNet and discover how to set goals, use social media, get past applicant tracking systems, and interview effectively to land the job.  To sign up, visit www.worknetncc.com and click the link und...

Monday, July 9th, 2018

Facebook Basics

1:30pm - 3:00pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Description:
This class covers the basics of Facebook, including how people use it to keep in touch with friends and family. ...

Tuesday, July 10th, 2018

ESL Conversation Club

9:30am - 11:00am
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Social Gatherings
Description:
Practice your English conversational skills with friendly volunteers over tea and coffee. Basic conversation skills recommended. Drop in.  ...
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Description:
Do you have a business question?  SCORE's experienced business mentors provide advice on every aspect of business planning, start-up, management, and growth.  To schedule a one hour appointment, visit www.score.org/find-mentor.  Meetin...

Intro to QuickBooks

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 68
Description:
Learn how to get started with the popular accounting software QuickBooks, and how it can help your business. Presented by Joel Shabsin of SCORE. ...

Wednesday, July 11th, 2018

Chair Yoga

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room ABC
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Description:
Explore gentle postures, breath work, meditation, and deep relaxation with Karen Fotopoulos, certified yoga instructor from Discovery Yoga with Karen. Valid District cardholders only. Sign up for each session individually. ...
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Description:
The Shadow District by Arnaldur Indrioason. A suspicious death in contemporary Iceland is linked to the murder of a young woman in Reykjavík during the American occupation in 1944. Books available June 13. ...

Thursday, July 12th, 2018

Cancelled

Spiderman VR Pop-up

1:30pm - 3:00pm
Branch: Main Library
Ages: Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Games & Activities, Social Gatherings
Description:
Come by Popular Materials and play Spiderman VR! Ages 9-11 must be with a parent or caregiver. Drop in.  ...

Excel 2010 Basics

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Description:
Navigate and format a spreadsheet, enter basic formulas and functions, and create a basic chart. ...

Bollywood Dance

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Ages: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Description:
Get your heart pumping in this Bollywood-inspired dance fitness program led by Deepthi Chiruvuri from Bolly DanceFit. Wear comfortable clothing and gym shoes.  ...

Monday, July 16th, 2018

Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Description:
The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden. Vasya, the daughter of a supposed witch, must save her village in this story influenced by Russian folklore. Books available June 18. ...

Tuesday, July 17th, 2018

Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: -2
Description:
Is this the first wave of the cashless future, or just another overhyped technology? Mike Gershbein from Very Smart People explains what Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies are, how they work, and the terminology associated with digital currency. ...

How to Speak Midwestern

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Ages: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 53
Description:
Chicago author Ted McClelland presents a witty and informed analysis of the strange customs of Midwestern speech based on his book How to Speak Midwestern. Books will available for purchase. ...

Wednesday, July 18th, 2018

Danger Ball Pop-up

5:30pm - 8:15pm
Branch: Main Library
Ages: Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Games & Activities, Social Gatherings
Description:
Come by Popular Materials and play Danger Ball on VR! Ages 9-11 must be with parent or caregiver. Drop in.  ...

Thursday, July 19th, 2018

Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Description:
AMITA registered nurses offer cholesterol and blood pressure screenings. Consultation on improving negative results will be provided. To sign up, please call: 1-855-MyAMITA (1-855-692-6482) or visit www.AMITAhealth.org. Held at Main Library.  ...

Excel 2010 Intermediate

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Description:
Learn to use a table to sort and filter data, apply conditional formatting, and create a pivot table. Use "Logical" and "VLOOKUP" functions, and run a Macro. ...

Tuesday, July 24th, 2018

ESL Conversation Club

9:30am - 11:00am
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Social Gatherings
Description:
Practice your English conversational skills with friendly volunteers over tea and coffee. Basic conversation skills recommended. Drop in.  ...

Wednesday, July 25th, 2018

Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Description:
Learn how to use Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and more to promote your business. Mike Gershbein from Very Smart People shows you how to choose the best site for you and the steps to get started. ...

Thursday, July 26th, 2018

Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 3
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Description:
Learn the iPad features, controls, and settings as well as how to navigate and organize your screens. ...

Friday, July 27th, 2018

Violet Painting

11:00am - 1:00pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Description:
Celebrate the 200th Birthday of Illinois and create a painting of a violet, our state flower. All supplies provided. Valid District cardholders only. ...

Monday, July 30th, 2018

Introduction to Mac

1:30pm - 3:00pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 3
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Description:
Learn the basics of using a Mac computer in this hands-on class. Topics include using the dock, searching files, Mac-only applications, and more. ...

Tuesday, July 31st, 2018

LinkedIn 101

7:00pm - 8:15pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Description:
Learn how to create an account, build your profile, join groups, make connections, and search for jobs on LinkedIn. ...

Wednesday, August 1st, 2018

Libby by Overdrive

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Description:
Come meet Libby, a new app that makes accessing MyMediaMall to borrow e-books and audiobooks from multiple libraries even easier.  ...

Thursday, August 2nd, 2018

Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Description:
Bring your lunch to this workshop from Illinois workNet and discover how to set goals, use social media, get past applicant tracking systems, and interview effectively to land the job.  To sign up, visit www.worknetncc.com and click the link und...