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Registration REQUIRED for all programs. Contact the first floor Information Desk at 708.926.7024 for registration or additional information.

Fall Adult Programs

Rex's Antique Appraisals
Thursday, September 15 at 7:00pm
Rex Newell of Rex's Antiques will appraise your hand-held antique or collectible. The first 40 library district residents to sign-up can bring in one item to be appraised.

Pumpkin Still Life: A Painting Workshop
Thursday, September 29 at 7:00pm
Celebrate the season and express your creativity with this fun painting workshop. Beginners are welcome. This program is limited to ages 16 and up.

Haunted History
Wednesday, October 26 at 7:00pm
Sit back and listen to the entertaining and chilling tales of the historical hauntings of the Midwest. You're sure to get spooky goosebumps and learn a bit of history too!

Buying Holiday Tech Gifts
Saturday, November 5 at 10:00am
Mike Gershbein will offer a survey of unique technology products at all price points.

Surrounded by Santa: Taking Back Your Holidays
Wednesday, November 9 at 7:00pm
Consultant Jerilyn Willin will share strategies you can use to have a less stressful, more meaningful holiday season.

Tech Training

Working with Pictures
Saturday, September 10 at 10:00am
This class will cover basics of transferring pictures from your phone and camera to your computer and the cloud. Discover a variety of fun online editing websites. Basic computer skills required.

Beginning Microsoft Excel
Tuesday, September 13 at 6:30pm
Students will learn fundamentals, such as opening files, adding columns, printing, saving, editing and formatting a file. Basic computer skills required.

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Computer Basics
Saturday, September 17 at 10:00am
OR Saturday, November 12th at 10:00am
New to computers? Sign up for this lively class which covers mouse, keyboard, and windows navigation skills: how to open/close computer windows, scroll, minimize, maximize, find menus and enlarge text.

Be Safe Online
Thursday, September 22 at 6:30pm
Gain practical tips on avoiding credit card and identity theft online by managing passwords, avoiding malware and viruses, and showing online smarts.

Mail Merge
Saturday, October 8 at 10:00am
Learn how to use the Mail Merge function in Microsoft Word to create mailing labels, envelopes, form letters and more to send to business contacts and friends. This is a great tool if planning a wedding or other event. Basic Microsoft Word skills and computer skills required.

Uploading Pictures to Social Media
Saturday, October 22 at 10:00am
Learn how to upload pictures and videos to social networking sites such as Flickr, Google Photos, Instagram and Snapchat.

Ancestry Research – Veterans Day Edition
Monday, November 7 at 7:00pm
Learn how to use our Ancestry database to discover amazing facts about your family history! In honor of Veterans Day, this session will focus on veterans and military history. Find out when your relatives enlisted and even what battles they fought. Basic computer skills required

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Monthly Movies

On the 4th Tuesday morning of each month at 9:30am, enjoy a movie in the lower-level meeting room of the library. Light refreshments will be provided.

PLEASE NOTE:
FALL MOVIES WILL START AT 9:30AM
RATHER THAN 10:00AM.

September 27 - The King's Speech
October 25 - Waking Ned Devine
November 22 - Midnight in Paris
December 27 - The Intern

Monthly Crochet and Knit Class

Interested in joining a Knit and Crochet Group? Join Blanca Delgado and other like-minded needle enthusiasts for fun activities, sharing of ideas, and a stitching time. All skill levels are welcomed! The meeting is at 6:00pm on the third Wednesday of the month. Registration required: 708.926.7024

Romance Book Discussion

Wednesday, September 7 at 7:00pm

At our next meeting, we will be discussing Remembrance by Jude Deveraux.  Please register so we can provide refreshments for everyone. Books are now available at the Patron Services Desk. 

Traditional Book Discussion Group

The traditional Book Discussion Group meets on the first Thursday of each month at 7:00pm.  To register, please contact the Adult Services Department at 708.926.7024.

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Books are usually available at the Patron Services Desk the month before the discussion. (Please pick them up more than a week in advance; during the last week before the discussion, the books are returned to their home libraries. Thank you!)

September 8
Patty Jane's House of Curl
Lorna Landvik

October 6
The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry
Rachel Joyce

November 3
My Reading Life
Pat Conroy

(*Note: Group does not meet during January.)

Society of Lifetime of Readers

Another reading club, the Society of Lifetime Readers, is open to all Library District residents aged 18 and above. No time restraints are placed on you; you can read at your own pace. Prizes are awarded for reading 25, 50, 100, 200, 400 and 800 books. Sign up at the Information Desk.