Adult Events

Monday, July 24

Tuesday, July 25

Knitters Night Out

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Grab your knitting (or crochet) project and spend some time at the library. No registration necessary. 18+

Learn Hoopla and Freegal

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
If you regularly purchase music, eBooks or eAudiobooks for your smartphone or tablet, stop! Learn how your LVDL card can help you access a great selection of music, streaming video and much more.
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Wednesday, July 26

Board Games Galore

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Classic board games, cooperative games, and games for people of all ages. Over 80 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, July 27

Do You Live in a Sears House?

Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Kit homes---well-designed, practical and made from top quality materials---were marketed from 1906-1982 by nine different companies. These houses were usually not distinctive architectural designs but copies of the most popular styles of the day; customers were encouraged to personalize their order by moving windows, doors or built in cabinetry. Learn about the phenomenon of kit homes from author, researcher and lecturer Rebecca Hunter.
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Thursday, August 3

The Rockets of Peenemunde Germany

Thursday, August 3, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Peenemunde, Germany was the testing ground for Nazi Germany’s V-1 and V-2 rockets. When rockets were launched from there in 1942 and reached space, it marked the beginning of space exploration. Derek Monroe, Lake County-based international journalist and writer, visited Peenemunde in March and will share details of his trip.
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Friday, August 4

Saturday, August 5

iOS Overview with Dan

Saturday, August 5, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Dan Monge, Apple Certified Support Professional, is back at LVDL! If you have an Apple device, this is a great opportunity for an overview /how-to. Bring your device and questions, get the answers.
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Sunday, August 6

Board Games Galore

Sunday, August 6, 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.

Tuesday, August 8

Drawing Animals - Dan Laib

Tuesday, August 8, 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Please join us as artist and illustrator Dan Laib provides instruction on how to draw animals. This one is not just for teens, as adults are also welcome. Please register, seating is limited.
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Knitters Night Out

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

Wednesday, August 9

Lunchtime@the Library ---Alexander Hamilton: The Rags to Riches Story

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 11:30am to 1:00pm
Bring your lunch! We provide the guest speaker, coffee and dessert.

Alexander Hamilton was born in the Caribbean and abandoned as a child. In this historical portrayal by veteran actor Terry Lynch, you’ll discover how these humble beginnings planted the seeds of opportunity for this founding father.
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Basic Google

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Explore the Internet using the basic functions of Google.
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Thursday, August 10

One on One Counseling for Small Businesses

Thursday, August 10, 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.

Space Age Spin-offs with Kevin Andel

Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Join Kevin Andel to discover Space Age Spin-offs that you use every day! This presentation will focus on consumer spin-offs from the exploration of space. Including both private (SpaceX) as and governmental (US, China and Europe) access to space regarding lunar and Mars exploration.
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Saturday, August 12

Sunday, August 13

Constructing Summer 2017 Celebration

Sunday, August 13, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
(All Ages) LVDL's summer reading program has been a smashing success! Come celebrate the last day of "Constructing Summer 2017" with music, activities and free ice cream for the first 400 people who attend. No registration required—all are welcome! See you there!

Thursday, August 17

Friends of LVDL August Used Book Sale - Preview Hours 4 to 6 pm for Members

Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 4:00pm to 8:00pm
4 to 6 p.m. – Preview hours for Friends Members
*Membership may be purchased at the door: $5 Individual $7.00 Family

6 to 8 p.m. - Open to the Public

Thanks to generous donations from our library and our patrons, we're offering a large selection of hardcover and paperback novels, gently used children’s books, DVDs, music CDs and much more.
Hundreds of books will be offered at bargain prices. A great selection of all genres for all interests. Stock up on good reads! Teachers with ID will receive a 10% discount on their purchases.