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Hear the individual story of Riana Lynn, an Evanston native who interned at the White House during the current presidency while completing a dual master’s in Public Health at Northwestern University. Chuck Osgood, former Chicago Tribune photojournalist and co-author of Sidewalks: Portraits of Chicago, will moderate.
 
Date and Time: Sunday, November 4, 2 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room
 



Networking remains the #1 method for sourcing and landing that new job. This presentation looks at both the real and psychological barriers that prevent us from being more effective and confident in networking. Includes practice and table work.
 
Date and Time: Tuesday, October 16, 7 p.m.
 
Location: Hendrickson Room North
 



The Village of Arlington Heights invites you to join in its efforts to GO GREEN. Come hear about the latest village and regional programs and learn how you can help make a difference. This program is co-sponsored with the Village of Arlington Heights.
 
Date and Time: Tuesday, October 9. 7 p.m.
 
Location: Hendrickson Room
 



Chris Errera was born with diastrophic dwarfism, a rare condition affecting 1 in 500,000 births. Since Chris could not play sports, his mother used his interest in the piano to spark his creative side and help him exercise his fingers. He underwent 18 different surgeries to help him with his physical disabilities all the while he studied piano and wrote original compositions. Come hear Chris’s story and listen to him play his songs.
 
Date and TIme: Tuesday, October 2, 7:30 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room
 



Sign up for our first-ever X-Box Madden Tournament competing against teens from other area libraries. We will play a few rounds (in-house), then winners move on to play teens from the Skokie Public Library and Barrington Area Library! Gift cards to the winners of the opening rounds of play, and the winning library will get a trophy highly coveted by all three libraries. Pizza and pop will be provided; you provide the deep pass plays, big hits and long runs! For teens 12–18.
 
Date and time: Saturday, September 29, noon–5:30 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room
 


Teen

Bruce Bixler will cover how to leverage LinkedIn and Twitter for job seeking. Join Bruce to learn how to implement Twitter and LinkedIn secrets, ninja tactics, and guerrilla strategies for your job search.
 
Date and time: Thursday, September 27, 7 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room
 
 



Pack up a box full of easy ideas for greener lunches with inspiring product information and fresh bites to ensure fruits and veggies to be a hit. Your waste-free lunches will be the star of the lunch room!
 
Date and time: Thursday, September 27, 7 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room North
 


 
The underground parking lot, including library entrances and drive-up service, will be closed from September 24-28 for repaving.
 
  • Please use the Dunton Avenue entrance while the underground parking lot is being repaved.
  • Drive-up reserves will be available at Express Reserves inside the building 9 a.m. - 10 p.m.
  • The Dunton Avenue book drop remains open.
  • Please note there is free parking after 12 noon, Monday - Friday, in the Vail Street Commuter Lot across from the library.
  • The bookmobile will also be available. Look for the stop nearest you.
  • For more information about the library renovation, please visit our renovation page.

 
 
 


Library News

Calling all first graders! Come in and get your picture taken with a book you can read all by yourself. Your photo can be displayed in our I Can Read area. Bring a familiar book to read aloud to a librarian. Register for the date only, then drop in any time between 6:30 and 7:15 p.m. For first graders.

Dates and times: Monday, September 17, or Tuesday, September 18, 6:30–7:15 p.m.
Location: Kids’ World Desk
 
 



Sign up for these free computer classes coming up this month.
 
You Can’t Google This
This demo will explore the library’s extensive list of online resources that take you beyond the basics - - from magazine and news articles to investment information and much more.
Date and time: Tuesday, September 18, 10–11:30 a.m.
Location: Lindsey Room      Register
 
 
Dropbox
Take advantage of this free service to store and share online files (including documents, photos, videos, etc.).
Date and time: Wednesday, September 19, 7:30–9 p.m.
Location: Lindsey Room     Register
 
 
Managing Your Desktop & Files with Windows 7
Learn how to create, edit, save, print, copy, move, rename, delete and restore files and folders.
Date and time: Thursday, September 20, 7:30–9 p.m.
Location: Lindsey Room     Register
 
 
Make Music with GarageBand
Learn the basics of audio production and multi-tracking by composing a song with loops and effects. Date and time: Friday, September 21, 9:30–11 a.m.
Location: Training Center    Register

 

 

 



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