What's Up at the Library?


Learn about Microsoft's current release of Windows operating software. The drastic redesign includes a touch-enabled interface, which expands use beyond desktop computers and laptops to mobile devices. It also provides access to apps as well as new security features and other improvements.
 
Date and Time: Tuesday, May 20, 7-8:30 p.m.
Location: Cardinal Room
 
 
 



Get those pinkies out because it's tea time with Black Butler. Let's get together and have some tea while discussing manga and anime. Then we will watch the first two episodes of the anime Black Butler. For high school students only. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
 
Date and Time: Friday, May 23, 6:30-8 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room South
 


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Don't spend the summer with boring flip flops. Dress them up! For ages 10-12.
 
Date and Time: Friday, May 23, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Location: Lindsey Room
 



If you missed the State of the Village event held at the library on April 30, you can now watch the video of the presentation. Residents had the opportunity to hear from the park district, local school districts, the library and also the mayor, Tom Hayes, about highlights of the past year and details for what lies ahead. The presentation is also being broadcast this week on Channel 6 on WideOpenWest, Channel 17 on Comcast and Channel 99 on U-Verse. You can also read more about the event in this Daily Herald article.
 


 
Social media is a must for business visibility and relationship marketing. Come gain ideas, tips, and inspiration for using these critical marketing tools.
 
Date and Time: Monday, May 12, 7-8 p.m. or Tuesday, May 13, 10-11 a.m.
Location: Business Center
 



Are you a home-based or small business owner? Please take our survey about the library's business services and let us know how we can serve you better. You just might win a Kindle!


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Join us to discuss the book The Slight Edge: Turning Simple Disciplines into Massive Success by Jeffrey Olson. Refreshments provided. Register online and pick up a book in the Business Center.
 
Date and Time: Wednesday, May 21, 7-8:30 p.m.
Location: Armand's Pizzeria, 70 N. Vail Avenue
 


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Sunday is typically a busy day at the library, but the crowd swelled even more on Celebrate Your Library Day on August 18. Community members gathered to:
 
  • Learn about new technology at the Tech Bar and tech classes
  • Have their photo taken in the Studio and Lindsey Room
  • Play math games in Kids' World
  • Visit with A.H. authors and local artist Joe Burlini
  • Watch cooking demos and taste some delicious samples
  • Learn about library resources for automotive repairs
  • Tour the bookmobile
  • Sign up to be a Friend of the Library
  • Get their first library card
 
Our thanks to everyone who stopped by to learn about all the great ways to use their newly renovated library.
 



Learn about soldering circuits in this hands-on tutorial. Use the Force to manipulate molten metal and make your own light-up R2-D2. This program will use power tools and/or handheld tools. By attending this program you agree to use all tools and equipment strictly in accordance with all applicable safety rules and safety regulations. For teens ages 12-18.
 
Date and Time: Sunday, May 4, 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Location: The Hub
 
 


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Have you seen our latest newsletter?  Residents should have received the library's May-June issue of the newsletter in their mailboxes, but it can also be viewed on our website.
 


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If registration for this event is full, you will be placed on a waiting list. Wait listed registrants are moved to the confirmed registration list (in the order of registration) when cancelations are received. You will receive an email notification if you are moved from the wait list to the confirmed registration list.

6.012 Patron-Generated Content

04/27/2011
The Library offers various venues in which patrons can contribute content that is accessible to the public.  These include, but are not limited to, blogs, reviews, forums, and social tagging on the Library’s website and catalog.  Any instance in which a patron posts written or recorded content to any of the Library’s venues that are accessible to the public is considered “patron-generated content” and is subject to this policy.
 
By contributing patron-generated content, patrons grant the Library an irrevocable, royalty-free, worldwide, perpetual right and license to use, copy, modify, display, archive, distribute, reproduce and create derivative works based upon that content.
 
By submitting patron-generated content, patrons warrant they are the sole authors or that they have obtained all necessary permission associated with copyrights and trademarks to submit such content.
 
Patrons are liable for the opinions expressed and the accuracy of the information contained in the content they submit.  The Library assumes no responsibility for such content.
 
The Library reserves the right not to post submitted content or to remove patron-generated content for any reason, including but not limited to:
 
  • content that is profane, obscene, or pornographic;
 
  • content that is abusive, discriminatory or hateful on account of race, national origin, religion, age, gender, disability, or sexual orientation;
 
  • content that contains threats, personal attacks, or harassment;
 
  • content that contains solicitations or advertisements;
 
  • content that is invasive of another person’s privacy;
 
  • content that is unrelated to the discussion or venue in which it is posted;
 
  • content that is in violation of the Library’s Code of Conduct or any other Library policy