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Events Calendar

Event Type
Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Friday, December 1st, 2017

Monday, December 4th, 2017

Preschool Storytime

12:30pm - 1:00pm
Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Children ages 1 through preschool are invited to attend storytime. Parents or caregivers must remain with their child. ...

Baby Storytime

6:30pm - 7:00pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Introduce your baby to the love of reading with lap-time rhymes, stories, and songs. Ages birth through 12 months with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...

Wednesday, December 6th, 2017

Instagram and Snapchat

1:30pm - 3:00pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Description:
Instagram and Snapchat have become two of the most popular social networks. Mike Gershbein from Very Smart People discusses these photo/video sharing apps and shows you how to get started. ...

Friday, December 8th, 2017

Drop-in Craft

12:00pm - 5:00pm
Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Encourage your child’s creativity by making a simple craft together. All materials provided for a different craft each date.   ...

Monday, December 11th, 2017

Android Basics

1:30pm - 3:00pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Description:
Get more comfortable with your Android tablet or phone as we demonstrate how to navigate, find apps and customize your device. Presented by Mike Gershbein from Very Smart People. ...

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

Branch: Rand Road Branch
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Encourage your child’s creativity by making a simple craft together. All materials provided for a different craft each date./Fomente la creatividad de sus hijos al elaborar una manualidad juntos. Diferentes materiales serán provistos para cada manual...

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

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: 6
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. ...

Let's Play Chess

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: All Ages
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Drop by to learn the game of chess from International Chess Master Arjun Vishnuvardhan. All skill levels welcome. Grades 2-12. Drop in. ...

Thursday, December 14th, 2017

Facebook Basics

1:30pm - 3:00pm
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Description:
This class covers the basics of Facebook, including how people use it to keep in touch with friends and family. ...

Friday, December 15th, 2017

Branch: Rand Road Branch
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Children ages 1 through preschool are invited to attend storytime. Parents or caregivers must remain with their child./Niños de 1 año hasta preescolares están invitados asistir a la hora de cuentos. Los papás o persona de cuido tienen que estar prese...

Monday, December 18th, 2017

Drop in Craft

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Branch: Rand Road Branch
Description:
Encourage your child’s creativity by making a simple craft together. All materials are provided for a different craft each date. / Fomente la creatividad de sus hijos al elaborar una manualidad juntos. Diferentes materiales serán provistos para ...

Friday, December 22nd, 2017

Branch: Rand Road Branch
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Children ages 1 through preschool are invited to attend storytime. Parents or caregivers must remain with their child./Niños de 1 año hasta preescolares están invitados asistir a la hora de cuentos. Los papás o persona de cuido tienen que estar prese...

Drop-in Craft

12:00pm - 5:00pm
Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Encourage your child’s creativity by making a simple craft together. All materials provided for a different craft each date.   ...

Test Holiday Closing

12/24 @ 8:00am - 12/25 @ 8:00pm
Branch: Main Library
Description:
We will be closed for the Christmas holiday. Please check your online account to renew items or place holds. Items will be due back on December 26. ...

Sunday, December 24th, 2017

Test Holiday Closing

12/24 @ 8:00am - 12/25 @ 8:00pm
Branch: Main Library
Description:
We will be closed for the Christmas holiday. Please check your online account to renew items or place holds. Items will be due back on December 26. ...

Monday, December 25th, 2017

Test Holiday Closing

12/24 @ 8:00am - 12/25 @ 8:00pm
Branch: Main Library
Description:
We will be closed for the Christmas holiday. Please check your online account to renew items or place holds. Items will be due back on December 26. ...

Tuesday, December 26th, 2017

ESL Conversation Club

10:30am - 12:00pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Discussions
Description:
Practice your English conversational skills with friendly volunteers over tea and coffee. Basic conversation skills recommended. Drop in. ...
Branch: Rand Road Branch
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Encourage your child’s creativity by making a simple craft together. All materials provided for a different craft each date./Fomente la creatividad de sus hijos al elaborar una manualidad juntos. Diferentes materiales serán provistos para cada manual...

Friday, December 29th, 2017

Preschool Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Parents and caregivers must remain with children. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories.Ages 3 - 5. ...

A Mr. Pickles Show!

11:00am - 12:00pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Lectures & Performances
Description:
A Mr. Pickles Show!Enjoy music, stories, jokes, and more, in this one of a kind Mr. Pickles show. Grades K–5. Tickets available December 22 for valid District cardholders. ...

Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018

Toddler Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Parents and caregivers must remain with children. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. ...

Preschool Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Parents and caregivers must remain with children. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. ...

Resume Clinic

6:00pm - 8:45pm
Required
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. ...

Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018

Preschool Storytime

6:30pm - 7:00pm
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Parents and caregivers must remain with children. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. ...

Thursday, January 4th, 2018

Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
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...

Baby Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Introduce your baby to the love of reading with lap-time rhymes, stories, and songs. Ages birth through 12 months with parent/caregiver. Drop in. ...
Required
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Ages: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 22
Description:
Join others interested in genealogy. This group meets on the first Thursday of most months for a session of sharing tips and learning about new research tools. ...

Friday, January 5th, 2018

Toddler Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Parents and caregivers must remain with children. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. ...

Preschool Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Parents and caregivers must remain with children. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories.Ages 3 - 5. ...
Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Ages: All Ages
Program Type: Lectures & Performances
Description:
Bill Cook's Stand-Up Magic Show. Nationally touring magician Bill Cook amazes your eyes and tickles your funny bone. All ages. Tickets available December 29 for valid District cardholders. ...
Branch: Rand Road Branch
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Games & Activities
Description:
Bring your imagination and build something fun when you try out our LEGO collection. Trae tu imaginación y construye algo divertido cuando pruebes nuestra colección de LEGO. ...

Saturday, January 6th, 2018

Preschool Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room C
Ages: Kids
Program Type: Storytimes
Description:
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with us. Parents and caregivers must remain with children. Programs within the same week will feature the same stories. ...