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Thursday, January 19, 2017


Friday, January 20

11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Ready to take the next step in Microsoft Excel 2016? Come learn data validation, VLOOKUP, conditional formatting, and more. We strongly suggest attending a beginning Excel 2016 class first, or this class will not make sense to you. Class is ...

11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Civic Lab: Dear Elected Official

Literacy and Citizenship

Stop by the Civic Lab as we talk about ways to contact your elected officials and make your voice heard in the great democratic experiment known as America.

1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Long before he became a senator from Illinois, Barack Obama (Parker Sawyers) tried to woo a young woman named Michelle Robinson (Tika Sumpter). During a day-long first date, this young couple makes the most of summertime Chicago, a city as ...

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.

Saturday, January 21

10:30 am - 11:30 am

This hands-on class introduces the essentials of Microsoft Word 2016: tabs, saving and printing, downloading templates, clip art, bullets, and more. Basic mouse and keyboarding skills are needed. Limited to 13 participants.

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Teen Tech Drop-in Help

Computer Class

Come receive help from teen technology volunteers. They are willing to take on any technology question on whatever device you have. We can provide a computer, but feel free to bring your own. First come, first served.

Sunday, January 22

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

This hands-on class is an introduction to the essentials of Microsoft Publisher 2016: tabs, cover templates, greeting cards, flyers, and more. Basic mouse and keyboarding skills are needed. Limited to 13 participants.

3:00 pm - 4:15 pm

Chicago born acoustic guitar virtuoso and film composer Andreas Kapsalis' unique ten finger tapping technique has brought him in front of audiences all over the world. He has performed at the Calcutta Guitar Festival in India, Philippines Guitar Festival, and ...

Monday, January 23

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Create a Simple Website

Computer Class

Who said building a website has to be expensive, complicated, and time consuming? Are you a person without a lot of technical know-how who would like to have a website and an online presence? In this two-part class we will ...


Tuesday, January 24

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Learn how to use Google Music as a concierge for your listening pleasure. Limited to 15 participants. Please bring your Android device.

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

Local expert Roger Taylor will presents the history of maple syrup production. He will also describe the process of boiling down, finishing, and bottling while showing us some of the equipment used. Delicious samples will be available.


Wednesday, January 25

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

CJE SeniorLife Representative

Community Service

A Russian-speaking representative from CJE SeniorLife is in study room 22 to help with government benefits, health care, and Social Security. Drop in or make an appointment in advance.

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 The Jazz Palace by Mary Morris. Digital books can be made available through Illinois Talking Books Outreach Center. For more information on how to ...


Thursday, January 26

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

Caregivers, while your preschooler is in storytime, relax and socialize with other adults. The library will share parenting resources and tips and provide coffee and cookies. Drop-in event for caregivers of children ages 3-5.

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Learn how to start looking for a home and how best to use the Web in today’s market. Class is lecture-based.

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