Adult Events

Tuesday, October 17

The History of the Great Lakes Naval Station

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Erik Wright, Education Specialist from the National Museum of the American Sailor, will explore the history and heritage of the Great Lakes Naval Station from its founding in 1911 through two world wars, the development of modern warfare technology and its current role as Recruit Training Command, the US Navy’s only boot camp. The program is sponsored by the Lake Villa Historical Society.
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Wednesday, October 18

Restore Your Movement

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Exploring a shift in mindset on mobility and aging is an important component of how you move and feel. Join Becky DeRosa for an exploration of increasing mobility with age and an introduction into a simple movement practice that can help to restore our natural movement.

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Thursday, October 19

A Safe Place --- Shedding Light on Domestic Violence

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Join A Safe Place, Lake County’s sole provider of services exclusively addressing domestic violence, during Domestic Violence Awareness Month for a book talk and discussion of Anna Quindlen’s Pulitzer Prize winning novel, Black and Blue. This impactful story, filled with suspense and substance, places the reader directly inside the horror, confusion and hopelessness of main character Fran Benedetto. It asks the question, if it were you, what would you do? Would it be easy to walk away?
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Monday, October 23

Tuesday, October 24

Teacher/Parent Workshop: Baby Signs

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Teach your child (babies through Kindergarteners) to sign! Signing promotes language development and communication ... learn how!
Please note, there is an error in the newsletter--this program is for educators and parents. Our apologies for any confusion.
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Knitters Night Out

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Grab your knitting (or crochet) project and spend some time at the library. No registration necessary. 18+

Wednesday, October 25

Dementia Twenty-Four Seven

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm
Dementia Twenty-Four Seven is a simulation program designed to imitate what it feels like to be frustrated, confused, isolated and lost. This interactive program, presented by Chris Damon of CareSmart Illinois, will describe the cognitive challenges faced by people with dementia as well as help develop empathy in the care of dementia patients.
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Thursday, October 26

One on One Counseling for Small Businesses

Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 3:00pm to 9:00pm
Joanne Osmond, Illinois Small Business Development Center, will be at LVDL for free, one-on-one counseling. Call 847.543.2033 to schedule an appointment.

Harry Potter Party

Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
(Open to all ages) Join us for wizarding games, crafts and treats as we celebrate 20 magical years of Harry Potter! Muggles, wizards and witches of all ages are welcome to this drop-in celebration. Bring a new pair of socks to help free Dobby! Sock donations will be given to PADS, the homeless shelter system for Lake County.

Sunday, October 29

Board Games Galore

Sunday, October 29, 2017 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm
Classic board games, cooperative games, and games for people of all ages. Over 90 to choose from! Bring your friends and family, or your own board games if you like. Snacks and drinks will be provided. Drop-in for all ages.

Thursday, November 2

One on One Counseling for Small Businesses

Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 5:15pm to 8:45pm
Joanne Osmond, Illinois Small Business Development Center, will be at LVDL for free, one-on-one counseling. Call 847.543.2033 to schedule an appointment.

Friday, November 3

Saturday, November 4

eBooks & eAudiobooks with Elizabeth

Saturday, November 4, 2017 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
Explore our platforms for downloading eBooks and eAudiobooks with Elizabeth, our Virtual Services Librarian. Because these platforms require you to download apps, please make sure your device is fully charged and remember to bring your email address, password and library card.
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Wednesday, November 8

Basic Google

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Explore the Internet using the basic functions of Google.
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Thursday, November 9

One on One Counseling for Small Businesses

Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 3:00pm to 8:30pm
Joanne Osmond, Illinois Small Business Development Center, will be at LVDL for free, one-on-one counseling. Call 847.543.2033 to schedule an appointment.

Friends of LVDL Thank-a-Vet Book Sale

Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 4:00pm to 8:00pm
Friends member preview hours - 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. Memberships can be purchased or renewed at the door beginning at 3:30 p.m.
Sale open to the public from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.