Upcoming Events

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Cutting The Cable

January 27, 2020
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:
Tired of paying an outrageous cable bill each month? Find out how to watch your favorite movies and shows on the Internet. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

ESL Conversation Club

January 28, 2020
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.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

How to Maximize Your Social Security

January 28, 2020
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: 68
Event Description:
Discover different filing options for Social Security and learn about increasing your monthly Social Security income with Mike Heatwole from The Dala Group. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

iPad Basics

January 30, 2020
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
Event Description:
Learn iPad features, controls, and how to navigate and organize your screens. Bring your personal iPad to class. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Lunar New Year Celebration

February 1, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Kids, Adults, All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Storytimes, Games & Activities, Multicultural
Event Description:
Celebrate the Year of the Rat with stories, a craft, and a performance from the students at the Chicago Northwest Suburban Chinese School. Recommended for ages 3 and up. Tickets available January 24 for valid District cardholders. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Windows 10 Basics

February 3, 2020
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: 9
Event Description:
Learn everything to get started with Windows 10 with Mike Gershbein from Very Smart People. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

SCORE

February 4, 2020
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. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Resume Clinic

February 4, 2020
6:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Description:
Career counselor Fred Ettinger presents strategies for creating a resume in today’s market, following by a one-on-one review of your resume with tips for improving. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Recording Music with Ableton Live CANCELLED

February 4, 2020
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Digital Media Center
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Event Description:
This class is cancelled.  As an alternative, we recommend online video courses on Lynda.com. To access these courses for free, start on the Library website and then create an account with your library card and PIN. Click on the Lynda.com logo...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Wet Plate Photography and the Civil War

February 4, 2020
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: 67
Event Description:
Rebecca Tulloch presents the history and use of wet plate photography during the Civil War and the work of famous photographers Louis Daguerre and Mathew Brady. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Dann and Raymond's Movie Club: Oscar Picks

February 5, 2020
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 51
Event Description:
Join movie critic Dann Gire and film historian Raymond Benson as they discuss their picks for the 2020 Academy Awards. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Friday Morning Book Group

February 7, 2020
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: 5
Event Description:
Go Tell It On the Mountain by James Baldwin The story of John Grimes, an intelligent teenager in 1930s Harlem, and his relationship to his family and his church. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Acrylic Pour Painting

February 10, 2020
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:
Pour paint on canvas to create abstract art.  Valid District cardholders only. All supplies provided. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Kanopy and Hoopla Digital

February 10, 2020
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:
Learn how to use the Library's streaming services to enjoy many movies, television shows, and more. Gain access to many acclaimed categories such as the Criterion Collection, PBS, Great Courses, and more.    ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Lectures & Performances
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 41
Event Description:
Kevin Woods portrays President Lincoln as he shares his ever-evolving perspectives about slavery, emancipation, and the relationship between the white and black races during his times.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

ESL Conversation Club

February 11, 2020
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.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Excel Basic

February 11, 2020
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: 13
Event Description:
Navigate and format a spreadsheet, enter basic formulas and functions, and create a basic chart. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Chair Yoga

February 12, 2020
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, breathwork, meditation, and deep relaxation with Karen Fotopoulos, a registered yoga teacher from Discover Yoga with Karen. Valid District cardholders only.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Facebook Basics

February 12, 2020
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:
This class covers the basics of Facebook, including how people use it to keep in touch with friends and family. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Crime Readers Book Discussion

February 12, 2020
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: 4
Event Description:
The Wolf and the Watchman by Niklas Natt och Dag When a mutilated corpse is discovered in a local swamp, watchman Mikel Cardell and lawyer Cecil Winge comb the underworld of eighteenth-century Stockholm to unmask a murderer before a young workhou...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Chocolate Lovers Recipes

February 12, 2020
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Lectures & Performances
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Treat your taste buds to a little sweetness as Dave Esau returns with some chocolate recipes to satisfy the sweet tooth in all of us! ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Monday Evening Book Group

February 17, 2020
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: 13
Event Description:
The Line Becomes a River by Francisco Cantu A former agent for the U.S. Border Patrol describes his upbringing as the son of a park ranger and grandson of a Mexican immigrant, who upon joining the Border Patrol encountered the violence and politi...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Excel Intermediate

February 18, 2020
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: 13
Event Description:
Learn to use a table to sort and filter data, use drop-down menus, PivotTables, conditional functions, VLOOKUP, and more. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

CANCELLED - Intro to Google Slide Design

February 18, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Event Description:
A free, online alternative to PowerPoint. Learn the basics about using Google Slides to create professional presentations.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Word Basics

February 19, 2020
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 how to create and format a document as well as perform common editing functions in Word 2016. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Computer Basics

February 20, 2020
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
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. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Cannabis Access in Illinois

February 20, 2020
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: 57
Event Description:
Learn what legalized marijuana means for you and your community by getting the most recent information regarding both recreational use and the Medical Cannabis Program with speaker Kirsten Velasco.  ...