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Monday, April 24, 2017

Adults

Monday, April 24

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Twitter Basics

Computer Class

Discover what Twitter is all about in this hands-on class. Learn how to create an account, send a tweet, discover the world of hashtags, follow celebrities and friends, and manage privacy settings. This class is hands-on and limited to 13 ...

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7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Local aspiring and published authors looking to perfect their skills are invited to gather and workshop their writing. Adult or teen, novice or experienced, all writers are welcome. Drop-in event.

Tuesday, April 25

10:00 am - 11:15 am

Adults with disabilities are invited to join our Next Chapter Book Club, which meets every other week to read and discuss a book selected by group members. This program is a partnership with the Douglas Center, a local nonprofit that ...

11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Introduction to LinkedIn

Computer Class

Learn to use LinkedIn.com, the social networking site that allows you to connect with colleagues and improve your professional networking. Class is hands-on and limited to 13 participants.

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3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

In this presentation, you'll learn how to make cheap phone calls, contact other Skype users, and use the videoconferencing option to see people all over the world. You will also learn about Skype alternatives like Viber, Telegram, Signal, and Whatsapp. ...

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4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Whether you're new to knitting and crochet or have lots of experience, join us to work on your newest projects. Ingrid Diaz will help you get started or solve a problem with a current project. Please bring your own needles ...

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

This program is canceled due to a scheduling conflict for the presenter. As consumers of news and social media content, we may react and respond to a story without thinking about how the story was put together, who ...

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Retirement can last 30 years or more. Learn strategies to manage your retirement income to help ensure that you don’t outlive your assets.

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Wednesday, April 26

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

ESL Cafe

Literacy and Citizenship

Join in conversation with members of the community. Tutors from the Niles Township Schools' ELL Parent Center will be on hand help with conversations and answer questions. Drop-in event.

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Join us for our monthly book discussion for patrons with visual impairments. This month's selection is Five Presidents: My Extraordinary Journey with Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, and Ford by Clint Hill. Digital books can be made available through Illinois Talking ...

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7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Learn the advantages and disadvantages of renting or purchasing a home in this workshop. Theresa Guerriero of Partnership Financial Credit Union will be here to answer that eternal question: rent or buy?

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Thursday, April 27

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Are you newly retired or just interested in meeting other adults in the community? You will meet new people, learn new things, and maybe create something to take home. Coffee, tea, and treats will be provided.

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Grownups, while your preschooler is in storytime, relax and socialize with fellow caregivers. We will share parenting resources and tips and provide coffee and cookies. Drop-in event for caregivers of children ages 3-5.

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Learn how to make a monthly household budget using Excel in this hands-on class. We will also talk about loan and investment formulas. General computer proficiency and previous Excel experience are required. Limited to 13 participants.

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7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Digitize All the Things

Computer Class

Do you have vinyl records, 35mm slides, audiocassettes, videotapes, or print photos that you would love to digitize? This hands-on class will show you how to protect these irreplaceable mementos by producing digital copies. Class is taught on Apple computers. ...

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7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

How do you manage when money is tight? Tools to help you budget, save, manage credit, and get on the path to financial security will be covered in this workshop presented by the YWCA Evanston/North Shore.

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Friday, April 28

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Show the world that Skokie is helping to eliminate racism. Sign up to help line Oakton Street to help demonstrate that racism can no longer be ignored or tolerated. Make a sign if you'd like to, and be heard. Afterward, ...

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11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Understand the Cloud

Computer Class

Learn what the cloud is, how it works, and how you can use it (or already are using it). This class will define the cloud and discuss advantages of using it. Free resources you can use to get in the ...

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11:30 am - 1:30 pm

This free lunch for seniors is followed by ice breakers and board games. Sponsored by Mather LifeWays, a local nonprofit that enhances the lives of older adults by creating ways to age well through programs, places, and residences.

1:30 pm - 3:45 pm

Richard (Joel Edgerton), a white construction worker in Virginia, falls in love with a local black woman, Mildred Jeter (Ruth Negga). Upon realizing that Mildred is pregnant, the pair decide to marry and travel to Washington, D.C. to obtain a ...

6:00 pm - 7:45 pm

Citizenship Education Class

Literacy and Citizenship

Learn about U.S. history and government to prepare for the citizenship test. To register or for more information, call Oakton Community College at 847-635-1426.

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Friday Night with TED

Science and Technology

TED Talks feature leading professionals who share insights and research about technology, education, and design. Tonight, we’ll view Catherine Mohr's "The Tradeoffs of Building Green" presentation, in which she shares her experience in building a green house.

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Sunday, April 30

3:00 pm - 4:15 pm

Jazz pianist Ron Surace leads the In Full Swing Jazz Orchestra in an afternoon celebrating the the music of Count Basie. In Full Swing is a favorite at Skokie Public Library. The orchestra also performs throughout the chicago area in ...

Monday, May 1

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Aisholpan, a 13-year-old Kazakh girl who belongs to a group of nomads, spends her summers in a yurt near the Altai Mountains. Following in the footsteps of her father and generations before him, Aisholpan trains to become an eagle hunter, ...

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