Posts tagged with "Adults"

Posted by daccurso on 08/17/12

Looking for something good to read? Need to change up your music selection? Try one of the recommendations by our staff. We asked staff members to pick their three favorites. Find out which of their favorite books, movies and  music made the cut.

Posted by daccurso on 01/24/12

A panel of health experts including Dr. Gilbert Sita, former Chief of Cardiology at Northwest Community Hospital, and members of the A.H. Chamber of Commerce Health & Wellness Initiative will discuss heart health. Learn how you can reduce your risk of heart disease and improve your heart health. Informative presentations will be followed by an open Q&A. Co-sponsored with the A.H. Chamber of Commerce Health & Wellness Initiative.
 
Date and time: Tuesday, February 7, 7 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room
 

Posted by daccurso on 02/16/12

Lynne Thomas, author of Chicks Dig Time Lords: A Celebration of Doctor Who by the Women Who Love It, joins Gordon Dymowski, comics/pop culture blogger and co-host of the Dr. Who online show, for an evening discussion for Dr. Who fans. Come join the conversation. This program is for both new and beloved followers of the British TV series, which began in 1963, and claims the record as the longest longest-running science fiction television show in the world. Book sale and signing at the end of the program.
 
Date and time: Tuesday, February 28, 7 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room
 
 
About the presenters
Lynne M. Thomas is the current editor of Apex Magazine. She co-edited the Hugo Award Winning Chicks Dig Time Lords, as well as Whedonistas and Chicks Dig Comics. She is also the moderator for the SF Squeecast, a monthly SF/F podcast. In her day job, she is the Curator of Rare Books and Special Collections at Northern Illinois University, where she is responsible for the papers of over 50 SF/F authors.
 
Gordon Dymowski is a writer and blogger (Blog THIS, Pal!, Comic Related's TV Party column), podcaster (Comic Related's Zone4; WGTR's DrWhoverse) and Doctor Who fan. He organizes the Doctor Who 101 events for Chicago Nerd Social Club, volunteers for Chicago Net Tuesday, and works as a freelance communications consultant for small businesses and non-profits.

Posted by daccurso on 01/30/12

Hear music from 17th-century English, French, Italian, and German courts performed on original instruments, and learn why the violin band was Europe’s most popular professional entertainment ensemble. Thomas Mace, an English lutenist and composer of the same century, referred to the violin band as a "High-Priz'd Noyse fit to make a man's Ear Glow, and fill his brains full of frisks.”
 
Performers include David Douglass, violin; Brandi Berry, violin and viola; Jakob Hansen, violin and viola; Jeremy Ward, bass violin.
 
Date and time: Sunday, February 19, 2 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room
 

Posted by daccurso on 09/07/10
Dates and times: Tuesdays, September 14–November 23, 9:30 a.m.–noon and Wednesdays, September 15–December 1, 7–9:30 p.m. Location: Hendrickson Meeting Room Adult literacy classes are sponsored by District 214’s READ TO LEARN Literacy/Volunteer program for English-speaking adults who are learning to read and/or developing reading skills. There’s no advanced registration. Participants must attend the first meeting date where they will be tested and then notified if they qualify for the class. Classes are free. However, there is a donation request of $10 for materials.
Posted by ahml1245 on 09/21/10
  money_talks 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.

Posted by daccurso on 09/20/10
 money_talks 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.
Posted by daccurso on 05/14/09
Event Date and Time: Saturday, May 23, 9:30 a.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 accupressure. Register online or at the Reception Desk, 847-392-0100. To visit the What's Up at the Library blog homepage, click here.
Posted by daccurso on 10/08/10
yoga_herbal_medicine for cc 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.
Posted by daccurso on 01/13/11
Reference Librarian Judy Rycombel will talk 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.
 
Date and time: Saturday, January 22, 9:30-11 a.m.
Location: Training Center