Posts tagged with "Adults"

Posted by daccurso on 02/27/12

This popular monthly film discussion program is presented by Daily Herald movie critic Dann Gire and film historian and novelist Raymond Benson. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
 
This month's program -  “We Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Remakes” – Hollywood’s Addiction to Recycling Movies
 
Date and time: Thursday, March 8, 7:30–9:30 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room
 

Posted by daccurso on 08/10/11

Architect Bill Scholtens will offer information on how you can make affordable green improvements to your home that will conserve energy and natural resources and promote a healthy environment. Chicago Home and Garden Magazine calls him Best of the New Green Innovators. He recently was awarded a LEED Platinum rating, the highest green building designation, for a home he designed in Lincoln Park.
 
Date and time: Tuesday, August 30, 7 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room
 
 

Posted by lmulford on 10/01/12

The Village of Arlington Heights invites you to join in its efforts to GO GREEN. Come hear about the latest village and regional programs and learn how you can help make a difference. This program is co-sponsored with the Village of Arlington Heights.
 
Date and Time: Tuesday, October 9. 7 p.m.
 
Location: Hendrickson Room
 

Posted by daccurso on 05/17/11
Join Holly LaDuca, Genetic Counselor at Northwest Community Hospital, as she discusses the role of genetics in disease susceptibility. Learn the elements of a genetic counseling appointment and find out what genetic testing options are available. Understanding the hereditary risks for cancer will help you determine if a genetic counseling session is right for you. Register online at www.nch.org/classes or call Northwest Community Hospital at 847-618-4968.
 
Date and time: Tuesday, May 17, 7 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room

Posted by lmulford on 01/10/13

Local resident Jim Niehoff suffered from a stroke at the age of 44 that left him unable to speak, read or write. Come hear about his road to recovery, including how he used the resources of the library's Literacy Office.Chuck Osgood, former Chicago Tribune photojournalist and co-author of Sidewalks: Portrait of Chicago, will moderate.

Date and Time: Tuesday, January 15, 7 p.m.

Location: Hendrickson Room

Register

 

Posted by daccurso on 03/12/12

Keep the spirit of St. Patrick’s Day alive while enjoying the Irish Heritage Singers’ performance of traditional Irish and Irish-American music, as well as songs and music by contemporary Irish choral composers. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
 
Date and time: March 25, 2–3 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room
 

Posted by daccurso on 12/29/09
book discussionsSign up now for a book discussion group at the Library. Book titles and dates for all the groups are on our web site. Signup for some groups is monthly, and there are also openings for the second half of the year for Life Readers: Classical Study Group and the Novel Experience Group. You can sign up online or at the Welcome Desk, 847-506-2640.
Posted by lmulford on 04/29/14

Passionate about writing? Consider joining Writer's Ink, a monthly writing group for local writers to meet, read their work and critique others.
 
Date and Time: Wednesday, May 14, 7–9 p.m. (the group meets the second Wednesday of each month)
Location: Lindsey Room
 

Posted by lmulford on 03/18/14

Chicago mystery author Michael Harvey joins us for an evening of conversation as he talks about The Chicago Way, the first book in the Michael Kelley P.I. series. Harvey is a former investigative reporter for CBS and also the co-creator of the A&E series, Cold Case Files. There will be a Q and A with the audience, followed by a book sale and signing.
 
Date and Time: Tuesday, March 25, 7–9 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room
 

Posted by lmulford on 11/26/13
 
Join us on December 5 to talk about Stephen King’s acclaimed novel, 11/22/63. It is a meditation on memory, love, loss, free will and necessity. Copies of the book are available at the Info Services Desk.
 
Date and Time: Thursday, December 5, 7:30-8:30 p.m.
Location: Clementi's, 602 W. Northwest Highway, Arlington Heights
 
 
As the nation observes the 50th anniversary of JFK's assassination, there is a lot of interest in learning more about the 35th President of the United States. Here are some helpful information sources:
 
  • Check out the JFK50 interactive website created by the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in honor of the 50th anniversary. The site includes video and audio clips of speeches.