What's Up at the Library?
Date and time: Monday, October 18, 7:30 p.m. Location: Training Center Learn about some of the standard and more reliable sources for information about vitamins, supplements, herbs and different therapies such as yoga, meditation and acupressure. Register online or at the Reception Desk, 847-392-0100.
Karen Chan, Consumer & Family Economics Educator at the University of Illinois Extension Service, is coming to the Library as part of our Money Talks series. Sign up now for these programs to help you make the most of your money. Getting Through Tough Financial Times Date and time: Tuesday, October 12, 7 p.m. Location: Hendrickson Room Get tips on topics such as how to avoid foreclosure, prioritizing debts, reducing spending and dealing with creditors. Register Informed Investing Date and time: Tuesday, October 19, 7:30 p.m. Location: Hendrickson Room Understanding key investment concepts and strategies is more important than ever during an economic downturn. Learn about stocks, bonds, mutual funds, munis, dividends and capital gains and what terms such as low-risk investments, a diversified portfolio, asset allocation and differences in load/no-load/rear-load mutual funds mean. Register
Thanks to a $3,000 grant from the Rotary Club of Arlington Heights, we are once again sponsoring programs for job seekers. Sign up for these programs coming soon: The Streetwise Guide to Job Interviewing and Negotiating Friday, October 8, 1 - 3:30 p.m. / Hendrickson Room Point, Click, and Earn: Online Ways to Make Money Saturday, October 9, 1 - 2:30 p.m. / Hendrickson Room Dynamic Networking Tuesday, October 12, 2:30 - 4 p.m / Senior Center LinkedIn Profile Training - Intermediate Wednesday, October 13, 1 - 3 p.m. / Hendrickson Room Finding a Job After 50 Monday, October 18, 6:15 - 8:15 p.m./ Senior Center Impact Interviewing Monday, November 8, 1 - 3:30 p.m. / Hendrickson Room LinkedIn Profile Training - Advanced Wednesday, November 10, 1 - 3 p.m. / Hendrickson Room Power Resumes - Why They Work Monday, November 15, 1:30 - 3 p.m. / Hendrickson Room
Date and time: Monday, October 11, 10:30–11:30 a.m. Location: Hendrickson Room Get your paintbrush and join Tom and his friends as they experience one adventure after another. Presented by American Eagle Productions. For families. Register online or at the Reception Desk, 847-392-0100.
Date and time: Thursday, October 7, 7 p.m. Location: Hendrickson Room Approaching retirement with a feeling of "What's next?" Meet Dick Nogaj, author of the bestselling book, Don't Retire, Get Inspired, and hear his moving account of how he and his wife turned their retirement dream to make a difference into a reality by founding Harvest for Humanity, impacting countless farm workers. Attorney and best-selling author Scott Turow says of the book, “This is an inspiring and compelling story of how life can be renewed by good works." Book sale and signing after the program. Proceeds will benefit Harvest for Humanity. Register online or at the Reception Desk, 847-392-0100.
Date and time: Friday, October 15, 7 p.m. Location: Hendrickson Room Bring the family to Astronomy Night. NASA’s Jet Propulsion Labs Solar System Ambassador Jim Kovac is presenting “Exoplanets: Worlds Beyond Our Solar System.” He’ll highlight images of our own solar system as well as the remarkable recent discoveries of distant worlds and conclude with a discussion of the possibility of other Earths. We’ll end outside (weather and skies permitting) to see the moon, stars and other stellar treats through powerful telescopes set up by members of the Northwest Suburban Astronomers Club. The location for this has been changed to the commuter parking lot across the street on North Vail Avenue. Drop in
Date and time: Saturday, October 9, 10 a.m. Location: Hendrickson Room Come and meet Rachel Singer Gordon, blogger and author of Point, Click and Save: Mashup Mom’s Guide to Saving and Making Money Online. She will share her strategies for finding the best online deals, prices and coupons during these trying times. She’ll also share tips on how to build a money-saving network using websites, blogs and social networks. Register online or at the Reception Desk, 847-392-0100.
Date and time: Tuesday, September 28, 7 p.m. Location: Hendrickson Room South Learn the differences between a Roth IRA and a traditional IRA, as Bill Kmiecek from Wisdom Investments explains how and when to take distributions from a Roth, and the latest information on converting a traditional IRA to a Roth IRA. Register online or at the Reception Desk, 847-392-0100.
Dates and time: Saturday, October 2, 9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. and Sunday, October 3, noon - 4 p.m. Location: Lower level lobby Children's nonfiction books and videos and paperback novels for adults are on sale this Saturday and Sunday only. Everything is 50 cents! Sale sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Date and time: Monday, October 4, 10-10:45 a.m. Location: Mariano's Fresh Market, 802 E. Northwest Highway Join the fun at the next storytime sponsored by the Library at Mariano's Fresh Market. Your little one will love the story, song, activity and special treat for all who attend. Register in person at Mariano's Fresh Market's Customer Service Counter or call 847-253-5439 to register. For kids ages 3–6 with a parent.