Posts tagged with "Adults"
The Potts & Pans Steel Band will showcase the many facets of the steel pan (also commonly called the steel drum), playing musical genres ranging from classical to calypso and jazz to pop. Matt Potts is one of only a handful of qualified steel pan tuners in the USA. He will share not only the rich history of the instrument but also the complex process of building and tuning them.
Harvesting the vegetables from the garden you’ve tended all summer long is well worth the wait. Maybe you’d like to can some of those tasty tomatoes, or dry all those lovely herbs, or just simply freeze all the green beans you’ve grown. This seminar will offer information on the correct method for preserving the fruits of your labor so you’ll be able to enjoy them in the months to come. Presented by Master Gardeners from the University of Illinois Extension Service. Co-sponsored by the Arlington Heights Garden Club.
Location: Hendrickson Room
As technology becomes more widespread so does identity theft. Kathy Reuter, Consumer and Family Educator at the University of Illinois Extension Service, will show you how and where your personal information is being shared and give you tips for reducing your chances of being a victim. Learn what steps to take if you become a victim of identity theft in order to minimize the damage to your financial and personal reputation. Register online or at the Reception Desk, 847-392-0100.
Last Child in the Woods: Saving our Children From Nature-Deficit Disorder by Richard Louv
Historian, actor and museum teacher Leslie Goddard portrays Chicago socialite Bertha Palmer for the evening’s book discussion of A Vacation in a Buggy, a story which focuses on the lives of woman in the late 1800s. She will mingle with library customers sharing her stories and showing her artwork and artifacts form the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition. She will then attend part of the book discussion giving her “inside” perspective of the woman portrayed in Maria Louise Pool’s novel. Drop in with your questions about what it was like for a woman to live in the Chicago area at the end of the 19th century.
Have a favorite book that you would like to share with others? Come to the library, and we will film you talking about your favorite book. The videos will then be shown on the library's website. Whether your book is a favorite from childhood or the latest book you are recommending, we want to hear about it. All ages are welcome; children under 18 will need a parent or guardian's consent. Drop in.
Sign up at the Welcome Desk for the 2009–10 series of book discussion groups at the Library. Complete details, including book titles and dates, can be found on the book discussions page of our web site, or call the Welcome Desk at 847-506-2640. We offer book discussions ranging from Great Books selections to mysteries. And new this year is a nonfiction group. Sign up now!