Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

ESL Conversation Club

July 24, 2018
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.  ...

Social Media for Business

July 25, 2018
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
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. ...

iPad Basics for Older Adults

July 26, 2018
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Registration
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. ...

Violet Painting

July 27, 2018
11:00am - 1:00pm
Registration
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. ...

Introduction to Mac

July 30, 2018
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Registration
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. ...

LinkedIn 101

July 31, 2018
7:00pm - 8:15pm
Registration
Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Description:
Learn how to create an account, build your profile, join groups, make connections, and search for jobs on LinkedIn. ...

Libby by Overdrive

August 1, 2018
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
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.  ...

Power Employment Workshop

August 2, 2018
9:30am - 3:30pm
Registration
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...

Website Coding 101

August 6, 2018
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Description:
Learn the fundamentals of HTML and CSS. Web developer Andy Fischoff covers common tags and techniques that will make your site look great on screens of all sizes. No prior coding experience necessary; you should be comfortable typing and sav...

Introduction to Mac

August 7, 2018
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 3
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
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. ...

SCORE Entrepreneur Mentoring

August 7, 2018
5:00pm - 8:00pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 3
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
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...

Resume Clinic

August 7, 2018
6:00pm - 8:45pm
Registration
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
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. ...

Violet Painting

August 7, 2018
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Description:
Celebrate the 200th birthday of Illinois and create a painting of the state flower, violets. All supplies provided. Sign up. Valid District cardholders only.  ...

The Lincoln Family Legacy in Illinois

August 7, 2018
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Ages: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 64
Description:
Dave Clark of Windy City Warriors presents the contributions of Abraham Lincoln, his wife, Mary Todd and eldest son Robert Todd Lincoln in celebration of the 200th Birthday of Illinois. ...

Chair Yoga

August 8, 2018
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Registration
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Description:
Explore gentle postures, breathwork, meditation, and deep relaxation with Karen Fotopoulos, registered yoga teacher from Discover Yoga with Karen. Valid District cardholders only. Sign up for each session individually.  ...

Crime Readers Book Discussion

August 8, 2018
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Description:
Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore by Matthew Sullivan. When a bookshop patron commits suicide, his favorite store clerk must unravel the puzzle he left behind. Books available July 11. ...

Cutting The Cable

August 9, 2018
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Description:
Save money and discover the newest streaming services and devices for movies, music, and productivity such as Google Chromecast, Roku, Netflix, Hulu, and more. ...

Know the 10 Signs: Early Detection Matters

August 9, 2018
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Lectures & Performances
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 58
Description:
The warning signs of Alzheimer's disease are often dismissed as normal age-related memory changes. Learn how to recognize the warning signs in yourself and loved ones, plus why early detection matters.  ...

ESL Conversation Club

August 14, 2018
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.  ...

Rebuilding Confidence

August 14, 2018
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 96
Description:
Job searching can be discouraging.  Learn how to define your own self-confidence and effective strategies for putting it into action.  Presented Richard Oberbruner, ROI trainer. ...

Do You Remember Your Dreams?

August 15, 2018
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Lectures & Performances
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 61
Description:
The School of Metaphysics presents a lecture on the importance of dreams and its' influence in history; impact on science/society; and understanding of language and purpose. ...

Excel 2010 Basic

August 16, 2018
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Registration
Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Description:
Navigate and format a spreadsheet, enter basic formulas and functions, and create a basic chart. ...

Word 2010 Basic

August 16, 2018
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Description:
Learn how to create and format a document as well as perform common editing functions in Word 2010. ...

Stay in Shape Doing What You Love

August 16, 2018
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Lectures & Performances
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 75
Description:
Yes, it's possible! Master staying on an exercise program that works for you while having fun getting fit with Andrea Scott, fitness expert and comic.  ...

Monday Evening Book Discussion

August 20, 2018
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Description:
Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward. The story of three generations of a struggling Mississippi family and the ghosts that haunt them. Books available July 16. ...