Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

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. ...

Get Ready for Kindergarten

July 25, 2018
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Registration
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room ABC
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Description:
Practice circle time, fine and gross motor skills, following directions and taking turns, in preparation for Kindergarten in Fall 2018. Learn concepts in a different subject each week! July 25: Science. Grade K. Sign up. ...

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...

Lego Wedo 2.0: Cooling Fan

August 2, 2018
5:30pm - 6:15pm
Registration
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Description:
Use our LEGO WeDo 2.0 kits to build a cooling fan and then add a motor to make it move at different speeds. ...

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. ...

Pottery Workshop

August 7, 2018
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room ABC
Ages: Teens
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Description:
Come learn how to work with clay and make your own tiles with local potter Eloise Heinrich. Pieces will be fired for later pickup. All materials provided. Grades 7-12. Sign up. ...

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.  ...

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.  ...

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. ...

Create a Dragon Egg

August 13, 2018
11:00am - 11:45am
Registration
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities, Classes & Workshops
Registration Required

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. ...

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. ...

Violet Painting

August 22, 2018
6:30pm - 8:30pm
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. ...

Excel 2010 Intermediate

August 23, 2018
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Registration
Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
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. ...

Website Coding 102

August 27, 2018
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Description:
Ready for more HTML and CSS? Web developer Andy Fischoff returns to share modern design techniques using the popular responsive framework, Bootstrap. He also demonstrates how to make your sire more interactive with jQuery.   When you ...

PowerPoint 2010 Basic

August 29, 2018
7:00pm - 8:15pm
Registration
Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6

SCORE Entrepreneur Mentoring

September 4, 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

September 4, 2018
6:00pm - 8:45pm
Registration
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
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. ...