Adult Events

Thursday, April 20

New Tools for Finding Old Stuff

Thursday, April 20, 2017 -
1:00pm to 2:30pm
Technology is changing the face of genealogy. Come take a look at some new online tools and techniques for finding our elusive ancestors from Ginger Frere of Informationdiggers. New search engines, smartphone apps, software “to-go”, current maps overlain by historic maps, online classes, digital libraries, wikis and more! Learn how these tools can enhance your genealogical bag of tricks.
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School Anxiety and Your Student

Thursday, April 20, 2017 -
4:30pm to 5:30pm
Does your student experience generalized and/or test anxiety at school? Join us as clinical psychologists from NorthShore University HealthSystem discuss the manifestations of anxiety in school-age children and how you can help. One CPDU credit is available for teachers who attend.
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College Life 101:Preparing to Launch

Thursday, April 20, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Will your college student be living in off-campus housing this year? If so, this is the program for the both of you! Jon Bean, experienced property manager will guide you through the labyrinth of independent living: electrical safety, plumbing issues, tenant rights and responsibilities and much more. Important information to help make the transition easier for everyone.
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Saturday, April 22

Shred It Event! First American Bank, Lake Villa!

Saturday, April 22, 2017 -
9:00am to 12:00pm
Get your documents containing personal information properly destroyed at the Shred It Event. Sponsored by Lake Villa District Library and First American Bank, 500 E. Grand Ave., Lake Villa. Please note: 3 bag or box per person limit.

Sunday, April 23

Ballet Folklórico

Sunday, April 23, 2017 -
2:00pm to 2:30pm
Learn about Mexico's rich heritage and music in this performance by Ballet Folklórico, an award-winning Mexican folk dance troupe! This program is part of our Día celebration of children, families, reading and culture.
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Monday, April 24

Tuesday, April 25

Board Games Galore

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 -
5:00pm to 8:00pm
Board Game Night features over 70 board games from Monopoly to Exploding Kittens. Board games don’t all have to be competitive – we now have cooperative games as well. Bring your friends and family, and your own board games if you like. Snacks and drinks will be provided. Drop-in for all ages.

Knitters Night Out

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

Wednesday, April 26

Money Management for Women

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 -
6:00pm to 8:45pm
Get your financial house in order by focusing on one part of your financial life each month. Personal finance educator Karen Chan will introduce you to her Money Calendar. By following it, you’ll do just a few tasks each month and before you know it, you’ll learn where your money goes; how to evaluate debt, estimate your retirement income and much more. Bring a friend so that you can team up and support each other through this enlightening, year-long process.
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Thursday, April 27

Social Security Filing Strategies

Thursday, April 27, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
Social Security may be an important part of your retirement plan. Knowing when and how to file for benefits can be complicated. Learn to make sense of Social Security and understand how payments are calculated, how to optimize benefits and discover who may still be eligible for the 'file and suspend' and spousal strategies.
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One-on-One Counseling For Small Business

Thursday, April 27, 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.

Friday, May 5

Saturday, May 6

iOS Overview with Dan

Saturday, May 6, 2017 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Have an Apple device? Here'a great opportunity to get an overview/how-to from Dan Monge, Apple Certified Support Professional. Bring your device and questions, get the answers.
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Tuesday, May 9

Knitters Night Out

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Grab your knitting (or crochet) project and spend some time at the library. No registration necessary. 18+

Wednesday, May 10

Lunchtime@the Library--- Ancient Life of Wisconsin

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 -
11:30am to 1:00pm
Bring your lunch! We provide the guest speaker, coffee and dessert.

Join Ray Wiggers for a look at the geologic and biologic history of Wisconsin as revealed by its fossils. From marine invertebrates of the Ordovician sea of half a billion years ago to the massive “megafauna” mammals of the modern Ice Age.
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Basic Google

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 -
1:00pm to 2:30pm
Explore the Internet using the basic functions of Google.
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Thursday, May 11

Inside Writing & Publishing: Allie Pleiter’s The Chunky Method

Thursday, May 11, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm

Do you find you can’t seem to finish that book you’ve been writing? Author Allie Pleiter’s innovative Chunky Method was born out of the concept that every writer has a “chunk”—an amount of quality writing he or she can produce in one sitting before “the juice” runs out. She is the author of “The Chunky Method Handbook: Your Step-by-Step Plan to WRITE THAT BOOK Even When Life Gets in the Way.”

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