Posts tagged with "Adults"

Posted by paichele on 09/30/14
 
One of the library's goals is to be the go-to place for residents to learn the tech skills they need for business, school and home.  Check out Treehouse, an online resource for learning advanced tech skills such as coding, web design and app development. Arlington Heights cardholders can enroll in any of eight different tech tracks that can ultimately give the user the ability to create an online portfolio to show to potential employers.  Learn more about Treehouse and get started today.
 

Posted by paichele on 01/22/15
 
Kraig Kenning is an Americana/ fingerstyle/blues singer-songwriter and National Slide Guitar Champion from Chicago. Touring the past 20 years, he has evoked comparisons to Bob Dylan, Eric Clapton, Bruce Cockburn, Michael Hedges, Jackson Browne and Leo Kottke. Kraig never fails to entertain with his slide guitar expertise and his original lyrics.
 
Date and time: Saturday, February 7, 2–3 p.m.
Location: Marketplace
 
Drop in

Posted by paichele on 01/09/15
 
Drop in for a hands-on demonstration of the Oculus Rift, a head-mounted virtual reality device. Learn about Oculus Rift hardware, software, and some of the cool things developers are making for it.  Come early to sign up for a demo as time slots fill up fast! For ages 13 and up.
 
Date and time: Saturday, January 17, 11 a.m–1 p.m.
Location: Marketplace
 
Drop in

Posted by daccurso on 03/22/12

If you missed our program on the Emerald Ash Borer, you can still see it on our website along with the PowerPoint notes from the presenters.
 
 
Look for this and other select program videos and handouts under Programs & Classes>recent programs on our drop-down menu.
 

Posted by paichele on 01/08/15
 
Co-Sponsored with the Rotary Club of Arlington Heights
Discover the many interlinking occurrences in our lives that make us who we are as a professional and working contributor. By doing some mental exercises, we can become more aware of what value we bring to an employer, how we developed our skills and how we can use this to target future opportunities based on who we are. Presented by Bob Podgorski.
 
Date and time: Thursday, January 22, 7–8:30 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room
 

Posted by paichele on 12/14/14
 
Arlington Heights cardholders can schedule a one-hour appointment to have their resumes reviewed. Maximum of two reviews within a six-month period or three reviews in a one-year period.
 
Date and time: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 7-9 p.m. and Wednesdays, 3-5 p.m.
Location: Appointment Room next to the Shackley Room
 

Posted by lmulford on 03/25/14

Conducted by Akira Mori, featuring soloists Dr. Sarah Plum on violin and Dr. Ashley Sidon on cello, this ensemble is comprised of the best string players of the Drake Symphony Orchestra.  They will perform selections from their classical string orchestra repertoire, including Vivaldi's Four Seasons. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
 
Date and Time: Sunday, April 6, 2 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room
 

Posted by paichele on 01/12/15
 
Join us for an intellectually stimulating discussion of Leo Tolstoy and Russian literature from University of Chicago scholar William Nickell, followed by a lecture of the music and choreography of the ballet Anna Karenina. Join us for one or both discussions. Tea and treats provided.
 
Date and time: Sunday, January 18, 1–3:30 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room
 
 
Life Readers Classics Study
Want a more in-depth study? Sign up for our upcoming Life Readers series on Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy. The novel will be broken down into six monthly segments, and the course will view various film adaptations. Members supply their own books.
 
Date and time: Monthly beginning Thursday, January 22, 7:30–9 p.m.
Location: Cardinal Room
 
 

Posted by paichele on 01/20/15
 
The family of talented cook Hassan Kadam has a life filled with both culinary delights and profound loss. Drifting through Europe after fleeing political violence in India, the Kadams arrive in France. A chance auto accident and the kindness of a young woman, in the village of Saint-Antonin-Noble-Val inspire Papa Kadam to set up aan Indian restaurant there. This puts the Kadams in direct competition with Madame Mallory's acclaimed haute cuisine establishment across the street. Rated PG, 122 minutes. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
 
Date and time: Friday, January 30, 7–9 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room
 

Posted by daccurso on 12/22/14

Come explore our re-designed digital media lab, the Studio, and get creative.  Interested in making your own movie or music video, or maybe you would like to touch up some old family photos?  Make a reservation for up to two hours at a time or drop in. If you need help with your project, you can make an appointment for one-to-one assistance.  Learn more about the Studio. Funded by the Friends of the Library.
 
Available for Arlington Heights residents ages 12 and older, business cardholders and local high school students.