Adult Events

Saturday, November 11

Friends of LVDL Thank-a-Vet Book Sale

Saturday, November 11, 2017 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
Proceeds from this Friends of Lake Villa District Library sale will be shared with our veterans through the VFW.
1/2 price sale from 9:30 to 11:30 $2 bag sale from noon to 3 p.m. - Saturday only
Friends Book Sale open to the public.

Tuesday, November 14

Restore Your Movement

Tuesday, November 14, 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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Knitters Night Out

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Grab your knitting (or crochet) project and spend some time at the library. No registration necessary. 18+

Wednesday, November 15

Lunchtime@the Library --- Armchair Travel to French Polynesia with Barb & Ron

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 11:30am to 1:00pm
Bring your lunch! We provide the guest speaker, coffee and dessert!
Join Barb Sugden & Ron Vargason for an armchair travel cruise of the turquoise waters of the South Pacific to the remote, exotic Marquesas on a combined working cargo/passenger ship with. Stop at Tahiti, Fakarava, Rangiroa, Bora Bora, and Moorea---the islands of Paul Gauguin and Captain Bligh.
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Thursday, November 16

Rewrites and retakes: A season on the Road

Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Join Wendy Ball, Emmy winning travel show writer, for an entertaining look at writing on the road. From monsoon rains and camera shy tigers, to breathtaking monuments and 5 star chefs, she has learned to travel with red pencil in hand and rewrite as the destination surprises her. Wendy will walk you through her journey from first idea to first showing of the series with insight and much humor.
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Friday, November 17

The 1940 Census

Friday, November 17, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:30am
The 1940 census is the latest census made available by the National Archives. Library staff will compare it with earlier censuses and provide some highlights that may help you in your research.

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Wednesday, November 22

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Monday, November 27

Tuesday, November 28

Knitters Night Out

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Grab your knitting (or crochet) project and spend some time at the library. No registration necessary. 18+

Friday, December 1

Tuesday, December 5

Knitters Night Out

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Grab your knitting (or crochet) project and spend some time at the library! No registration necessary. 18+.
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Wednesday, December 6

Lunchtime@the Library --- Special Date for December! The Biltmore Estate

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 11:30am to 1:30pm
Bring your lunch! We provide the guest speaker, coffee and dessert!

Located in Asheville, North Carolina, Biltmore Estate combines the talents of landscape designer Frederick Law Olmsted and architect William Morris Hunt. This slide lecture, presented by art historian Jeff Mishur, discusses the history, architecture and landscape plan of the estate as well as parallels between the fictitious Downtown Abbey’s Crawley family and the real-life home of the Vanderbilt’s.
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Teacher/Parent Workshop: Fake News

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Learn how to spot fake news by evaluating websites and social media posts for accuracy, authority, and currency. Then, teach your students/family to do the same!
Please note, there is an error in the newsletter--this program is for educators and parents, not children. Our apologies for any confusion.
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Thursday, December 7

Beginning Meditation

Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Learn the basics of meditation in this hour-long session. No experience necessary.
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