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.
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.
Don't spend the summer with boring flip flops. Dress them up! For ages 10-12.
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.
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!
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.
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
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.