Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

The Cloud (Rescheduled)

August 22, 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: 4
Event Description:
Are you unsure of what “the cloud” is? This class will explain what cloud services are and give you tips on how you can use them for storage and organization. ...

Cutting The Cable

August 26, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 5
Event 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.   ...

ESL Conversation Club

August 27, 2019
9:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops, Social Gatherings
Event Description:
Practice your English conversational skills with friendly volunteers over tea and coffee. Basic conversation skills recommended. Drop in.  ...

Archived Newspapers

August 29, 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: 10
Event Description:
From the Southampton Hampshire Chronicle of 1772 to the current issue of the Daily Herald, learn which archived newspapers are available at the Library and how to use them for family and historical research. ...

Save Money Online

August 29, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Looking to save some money? Mike Gershbein from Very Smart People will show you how to locate the best options for discount shopping online. Walk away with tips on coupons, price alerts, and cost comparison sites.  ...

SCORE Entrepreneur Mentoring

September 3, 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

September 3, 2019
6:00pm - 8:45pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
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. ...

Word Basic

September 4, 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: 11

Power Employment Workshop

September 5, 2019
9:30am - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
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 und...

Friday Morning Book Group

September 6, 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: 9
Event Description:
Warlight by Michael Ondaatje Decades after World War II, Nathaniel Williams reflects on his experiences in 1945, when his parents left him and his sister in the care of a mysterious neighbor. Available August 1. ...

Excel Basic

September 9, 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: 8
Event Description:
Navigate and format a spreadsheet, enter basic formulas and functions, and create a basic chart. ...

ESL Conversation Club

September 10, 2019
9:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops, Social Gatherings
Event Description:
Practice your English conversational skills with friendly volunteers over tea and coffee. Basic conversation skills recommended. Drop in.  ...

Stay Private Online

September 10, 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: 7
Event Description:
Are you curious about the types of information that's being collected by internet companies and advertisers while you surf the net? Mike Gershbein from Very Smart People presents what you need to know to keep yourself hidden.  ...

Duct Tape and Fabric Tote Bag

September 10, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
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:
Create a tote bag out of duct tape and fabric. Valid District cardholders only. All supplies provided. ...

Chair Yoga

September 11, 2019
12:00pm - 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: 3
Event Description:
Explore gentle postures, breath work, meditation, and deep relaxation with Karen Fotopoulos, a registered yoga teacher from Discover Yoga with Karen. Valid District cardholders only. ...

Crime Readers Book Discussion

September 11, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Description:
The Last Place You Look by Kristen Lepionka PI Roxanne Weary re-investigates a closed case in hopes of exonerating a man on death row. ...

Word Intermediate

September 11, 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: 14
Event Description:
Learn to format pictures, work with tables and text boxes and create an automatic Table of Contents using Styles. ...

How to Maximize Your Social Security

September 11, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 84
Event Description:
Discover different filing options for Social Security t o learn if you can increase your monthly Social Security income with Mike Heatwole of The Dala Group. ...

The Cloud

September 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: 5
Event Description:
Are you unsure of what “the Cloud” is? Learn about the different services and  tips to make the most of its storage and organization features. ...

Introduction to Meditation

September 12, 2019
7:30pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Lectures & Performances
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 48
Event Description:
Dr. Tim Fior speaks about the lasting physical and mental benefits of developing a consistent meditation practice that includes a short practice meditation and Q&A. Two part meditation series. Sign up for both or either part.  ...

Choose and Buy the Right Franchise

September 14, 2019
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Lectures & Performances
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Description:
Is franchising a good option for you? Learn how to make informed decisions about what type of franchise might be right for you. ...

Excel Intermediate

September 16, 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: 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. ...

Protecting Your Identity and Other Assets

September 16, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 86
Event Description:
Palatine Bank and Trust presents ways to recognize, respond to, and reduce the risks of identity theft, along with strategies for protecting other assets. ...

Monday Evening Book Group

September 16, 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: 9
Event Description:
Setting Free the Kites by Alex George Two friends deal with bullying and family tragedies while working at a rundown amusement park in 1970s Maine. Available August 19. ...

Computer Basics

September 17, 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: 15
Event Description:
Are you using your computer but still have basic questions about how it works? Would you like some insight on how to efficiently manage your files? Come to this class for information and answers to basic computer questions. ...
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 73
Event Description:
Estelle Glaser Laughlin describes her childhood in Warsaw as Hitler invaded Poland resulting in her family's expulsion from Poland and her life in a concentration camp. Books will be available for purchase. ...

Great Books Discussion

September 17, 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...