Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Monday Evening Book Group

February 18, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Description:
Goodbye, Vitamin by Rachel Khong 30-year-old Ruth moves back home to care for her father as his Alzheimer’s disease progresses in this darkly funny novel. Books available January 21. ...

Social Media for Business

February 19, 2019
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event 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. ...

Interviewing Skills Workshop

February 19, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 26
Event Description:
Preparing for an interview, including: the importance of appearance, punctuality, and non-verbal communication, the five different kinds of interviews, and the twelve most commonly asked questions.  Presented by Bob Schlacks. ...

Great Books Discussion

February 19, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Discussions
Event Description:
We are starting a new anthology! Copies of Imperfect Ideal: Utopian and Dystopian Visions are available for $25 at the second-floor Reference desk. Some copies are available for check-out with your library card. Join the group anytime; we welcom...

Excel Intermediate

February 20, 2019
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event 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. ...

La Lotería

February 20, 2019
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Rand Road Branch
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults, All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities, Social Gatherings
Event Description:
Learn to play La Lotería, a traditional game of chance played throughout Mexico that most resembles BINGO with pictures. Aprenda a jugar La Lotería, un juego de azar tradicional que se juega atreves de todo México parecido a BINGO con fotos. ...

Resume Clinic

February 20, 2019
6:00pm - 8:45pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event 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. ...

Martha Washington

February 20, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 33
Event Description:
Lynn Rymarz portrays Martha Washington, our nation's founding mother, and how she played a role in the formation of our country. ...

Acrylic Pour Painting

February 21, 2019
11:00am - 1:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Make abstract art using the popular pour technique. All supplies provided. Valid District cardholders only. ...

Board Game Night

February 21, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities
Event Description:
Join us for an evening of gaming fun! Drop in to try board games from the library’s new collection or bring one of your own to play with fellow gamers. No experience required. Each session we will be teaching how to play a different board game. Snack...

It’s Not Online – The other 90% of records

February 21, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 86
Event Description:
Many useful records for genealogy research are not online. Learn how to find off-line sources to expand your family history research.   ...

Internet Basics

February 25, 2019
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Description:
Are you already using the Internet but still have basic questions about how to surf the web and use your browser efficiently? Come to this class to get information and answers to basic internet questions.  ...

The Legends of Sun Records

February 25, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 35
Event Description:
Musician/historian Randy Walker presents the history of early rock and roll and also plays some of the classic songs of Elvis, Johnny Cash and more. ...

ESL Conversation Club

February 26, 2019
9:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Social Gatherings
Event Description:
Practice your English conversational skills with friendly volunteers over tea and coffee. Basic conversation skills recommended. Drop in.  ...

Power Employment Workshop

February 28, 2019
9:30am - 4:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event 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 under “Ev...

Getting Out of the Stress Habit

February 28, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Lectures & Performances
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 42
Event Description:
Feeling stressed and tired? Learn simple exercises and practices to bring more ease and peace to your daily life with Dr. Nathan Gerowitz of Innate Life Chiropractic.  ...

Friday Morning Book Group

March 1, 2019
9:30am - 11:00am
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Description:
Salt Houses by Hala Alyan Foreseeing blessings and troubles in the lives of her daughter and grandchildren, Salma endures hardships stemming from the Six-Day War of 1967 in Palestine before rebuilding in Kuwait, until the fami...

Tunisian Crochet, Part 1

March 4, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Description:
Tunisian Crochet, Part 1 Prerequisite: Crochet experience including knowledge of basic stitches (chain, sc, hdc, and dc). Learn how to Tunisian crochet and make a simple dishcloth in this two-part workshop. All materials provided. Val...

SCORE Entrepreneur Mentoring

March 5, 2019
5:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 3
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Event 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

March 5, 2019
6:00pm - 8:45pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Event 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. ...

Free Wheelin' Ireland

March 5, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 104
Event Description:
Professional traveler John Lynn shares his bicycle adventure through the landscapes and villages of the Emerald Isle with amazing photography and notable tales of the people he met. ...

Android Basics

March 6, 2019
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event 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. ...

Painted Mandala Mug

March 8, 2019
11:00am - 1:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Description:
Decorate a ceramic mug with a mandala using enamel paints. All supplies provided. Valid District cardholders only. Sign up. ...

Tunisian Crochet, Part 2 (Prerequisite: Part 1)

March 11, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Description:
Tunisian Crochet, Part 1 Prerequisite: Crochet experience including knowledge of basic stitches (chain, sc, hdc, and dc). Learn how to Tunisian crochet and make a simple dishcloth in this two-part workshop. All materials provided. Val...

ESL Conversation Club

March 12, 2019
9:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Social Gatherings
Event Description:
Practice your English conversational skills with friendly volunteers over tea and coffee. Basic conversation skills recommended. Drop in.  ...

Excel Basics

March 12, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Description:
Navigate and format a spreadsheet, enter basic formulas and functions, and create a basic chart. ...