Posts tagged with "Adults"

Posted by paichele on 03/10/15
Sponsored by the Friends of the Library
Join us for a screening of a collection of delightful short films exploring the world of magicians, the awe-inspiring power of the moon and all that lies beyond in the power of our imagination.
Date and time: Sunday, March 15, 2–3 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room

Posted by lmulford on 11/05/13

Dance, eat, and laugh at these two entertaining programs that celebrate Indian culture:
Date: Saturday, November 9
Traditional Indian Dancing
The internationally-renowned Natya Dance Company will entertain us with a performance and then teach us some dance moves
Time and Location: 1:30–2:30 p.m./ Marketplace
Laughter Yoga
Learn about the laughing clubs of India and participate in simple laughter exercises with gentle yoga breathing. Traditional Indian sweets will be served.
Time and Location: 3–4 p.m./ Hendrickson Room

Posted by lmulford on 08/16/13

Renowned local appraiser Karl Gates presents a general history and overview of current and past trends in the world of antiques appraisal. The first 30 registrants can bring in one item for appraisal. Stamps, coins and firearms are not eligible for appraisal. For A.H. cardholders only.
Date and Time: Saturday, August 24, 2-4 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room

Posted by lmulford on 03/24/14

Enjoy an evening of adventure on the library's large screens as we feature the Oscar-nominated movie, Captain Phillips. It follows the true story of Captain Richard Phillips (played by Tom Hanks) and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the U.S.-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years. Rated PG 13; 134 minutes. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Date and Time: Friday, March 28, 7-9 p.m. 
Location: Hendrickson Room 

Posted by bbenson on 04/15/15
Congratulations to Kerry W. Pearson and Carole Medal who have been elected to the Board of Library Trustees.
The Cook County Clerk's office released vote totals on Wednesday, April 15. They reported that Pearson, a board member since 2003, and Medal, one of three write-in candidates, received the most votes from the April 7 election. A recap of the library board election is reported in the Daily Herald.

Kerry and Carole will be sworn in to office at the May 19 Board of Library Trustees meeting to serve a six-year term.

Posted by paichele on 05/03/15
Join us for an interactive singalong screening of this heartwarming, music-filled favorite. Get decked out in your most outrageous ABBA gear, favorite overalls or even beach wear and come prepared to be the "dancing queen." Prizes for all who come in costume. For ages 13 and up. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Date and time: Friday, May 8, 7:30–9:30 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room

Posted by daccurso on 03/31/11

If your kids need some extra help with homework or test prep as the school year winds down, try the tutoring service on the Library's website. It is available on our Homework page for grades K and up. There's help in math, social studies, science and English. For math problems, the tutors even use an interactive white board to communicate with their students.
Kids who have used the tutoring service say that it helped them improve their grades and made them more confident about their school work. Their comments include, "Amazing," "Excellent," "The tutors always help me complete my assignments."
Give the tutoring service a try, from 3–10 p.m. every day. You will need your library card to log in.

Posted by paichele on 12/18/14

Stop by the Kids’ World Desk to pick up your game card. Keep track of how much you read. When you have finished, come in to choose your own book. For ages 5–12.
Dates: December 14–January 25
Location: Kids' World
Drop in

Posted by paichele on 03/03/15
Do you struggle when someone asks, “So, what do YOU do?” Simply put, a smart elevator pitch makes a good impression. An expert from ResuMAYDAY will work with you to craft a compelling, clearly-defined pitch and provide insider tips on public speaking and methods to develop your personal delivery style.
Date and time: Thursday, March 12, 7–8 p.m.
Location: Cardinal Room

Posted by paichele on 04/20/15
Your business decisions should be based on the needs and wants of customers. Learn how to tap into the mindset of your target market to help you make the right marketing, operational and financial decisions.
Date and time: Tuesday, April 28, 6:30–8 p.m.
Location:  Business Center

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