Library Facilities Closed Sunday, April 21 for Easter

We will resume regular hours on Monday, April 22.

Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Cutting The Cable

April 22, 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: 0
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

April 23, 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.  ...

Twitter 101

April 24, 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: 5
Event Description:
Learn how to use Twitter to stay in touch with causes, businesses and celebrities, promote your business, or simply share your interests with the world. Presented by Mike Gershbein from Very Smart People. ...

PowerPoint Basic

April 24, 2019
7:00pm - 8:15pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 2
Event Description:
Learn the basics about PowerPoint with class time set aside to practice. Topics include slide layout, design elements, and adding images.  ...

Conservation at Home

April 25, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 71
Event Description:
The Barrington Area Conservation Trust presents ways to install native plants, create friendly habitats for wildlife, utilize rain barrels, and attract Monarch butterflies to help keep the species alive. ...

Introduction to Mac

April 29, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 3
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 5
Event 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. ...

Stay Private Online

April 30, 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
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 5
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.  ...

Cholesterol and Blood Pressure Screening

May 1, 2019
3:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities, Classes & Workshops
Event Description:
AMITA registered nurses offer cholesterol and blood pressure screenings. Consultation on improving negative results will be provided. To sign up, please call 1-855-MyAMITA (1-855-692-6482) or visit: www.AMITAhealth.org. Held at Main Library.  ...

Word Basics

May 1, 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: 1
Event Description:
Learn how to create and format a document as well as perform common editing functions in Word 2010. ...

Power Employment Workshop

May 2, 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: 15
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

May 3, 2019
9:30am - 11:00am
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 3
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
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 April 5 ...

Social Media for Business

May 6, 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:
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. ...

SCORE Entrepreneur Mentoring

May 7, 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

May 7, 2019
6:00pm - 8:45pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Story Room AB
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
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. ...

Chair Yoga

May 8, 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
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Explore gentle postures, breath work, meditation, and deep relaxation with Karen Fotopoulos, registered yoga teacher from Discover Yoga with Karen. Valid District cardholders only. ...

Crime Readers Book Discussion

May 8, 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:
Barbed Wire Heart by Tess Sharpe The daughter of a meth kingpin is torn between staying in the family business or getting out, when her family's biggest rivals come gunning for her. Available April 10 ...

Excel Basic

May 8, 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: 7
Event Description:
Navigate and format a spreadsheet, enter basic formulas and functions, and create a basic chart. ...

Word Intermediate

May 8, 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:
Learn to format pictures, work with tables and text boxes and create an automatic Table of Contents using Styles. ...

Beaded Sun-Catcher

May 8, 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: 1
Event Description:
Make a sun-catcher with glass beads and fishing line. All supplies provided. Valid District cardholders only. ...

Nonfiction Book Discussion

May 9, 2019
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Discussions
Event Description:
Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly The story of the black female mathematicians at NASA whose calcula;tion helped launch Americans into space. Available April 11 at the Reference Desk. Sign up, ext. 167.  ...

The Cloud

May 9, 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: 8
Event Description:
Are you unsure of what “the Cloud” is? This class explains "the Cloud" services and gives you tips on how you can use them for storage and organization. ...

Every Bloomin' Thing!

May 9, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 57
Event Description:
Master Gardener Colleen Graudins shares tips for planting a seasonal blooming garden. ...
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 73
Event Description:
Learn about the careers of three comedians crucial to the slapstick genre: Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton, and Harold Lloyd with photos, video clips, and captivating stories. ...

Website Coding 101

May 13, 2019
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 1
Event Description:
Learn the fundamentals of HTML and CSS including common tags and techniques that will make your site look great on screens of all sizes.  Coding 101 and 102 series is progressive. When you sign up, you are committing to both classes. No prior...

ESL Conversation Club

May 14, 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.  ...