Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Meditation Sing-Along

February 18, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Library Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Age Group: Kids, All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities, Classes & Workshops
Event Description:
Kids, bring your grown up to this fun and interactive meditation sing-along instructed by Meditation Chicago! All ages. ...

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: 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. ...

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: 9
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. ...

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. ...

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: 87
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: 10
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.  ...

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...

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...

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. ...

TBA ISD - BEV

March 6, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1000
Event Description:
TBA ISD - BEV ...

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...

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. ...

Chair Yoga

March 13, 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: 35
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. ...

A World of Flavors

March 13, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops, Lectures & Performances
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 100
Event Description:
Join Susan Maddox as she helps us celebrate Diversity during the month of March, by demonstrating some traditional recipes from Africa, South America and Europe. ...

Libby by Overdrive

March 14, 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: 16
Event Description:
Come meet Libby, a new app that makes accessing MyMediaMall to borrow e-books and audiobooks from multiple libraries even easier.  ...

Excel Intermediate

March 19, 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:
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. ...

Painted Mandala Mug

March 19, 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
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Description:
Decorate a ceramic mug with a mandala using enamel paints. All supplies provided. Valid District cardholders only. Sign up. ...

iPad Basics

March 20, 2019
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 3
Age Group: Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Description:
Learn the iPad features, controls, and settings as well as how to navigate and organize your screens. ...

Noche De Cuentos / A Night of Stories

March 20, 2019
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops, Lectures & Performances
Event Description:
Acompáñenos para una noche de cuentos y bocadillos, y crea tu propio libro de cuentos. Este evento será disertado en español en la Biblioteca Principal. 1 – 4 Grado. Entrada libre. Join us for a night of stories and snacks, and make your own story...

Dance Around the World

March 25, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Kids, All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Event Description:
Dance your heart out while learning the traditional dances from different cultures around the world. Recommended for Grade 1 and up. Tickets available March 18 for valid District cardholders. ...
Library Branch: Rand Road Branch
Age Group: Kids, All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities, Classes & Workshops
Event Description:
Hate snakes? You won’t after Frog Lady teaches you how wonderful and beneficial these gentle creatures truly are. If you’ve never touched a live snake before here’s your chance. All ages. ¿Odias a las serpientes? No después que Frog Lady te enseñé...

Cutting The Cable

March 25, 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:
Save money and discover the newest streaming services and devices for movies, music, and productivity such as Google Chromecast, Roku, Netflix, Hulu, and more.   ...

Polish Your Poem with Marjorie Skelly

March 26, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 2
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Description:
Learn to craft winning poems in this hands-on workshop led by a published author and two-time winner of the Library’s poetry contest. Bring 21 copies of an original poem (maximum 40 lines); be prepared to share. Sign up. Ages 14 and up. ...

Magic Workshop

March 27, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Meeting Room 1
Age Group: Kids
Program Type on Public Calendar: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 60
Event Description:
Learn how to perform different kinds of magic tricks and take home your very own magic kit. Ages 7 – 12. Valid District cardholders only. Sign up. ...

Mr. Freeze

March 28, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Library Branch: North Hoffman Branch
Age Group: Kids, All Ages
Program Type on Public Calendar: Games & Activities, Classes & Workshops
Event Description:
Fermilab’s Mr. Freeze show is a fun cryogenic demonstration designed to get kids excited about science. All ages. ...