October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and in Lake County, 1 in 3 women and 1 in 7 men will experience rape, physical violence, and/or stalking by an intimate partner at some point in their lifetimes. Please join A Safe Place, Lake County’s provider of domestic violence services, in a discussion to help raise awareness about violence in our communities and how it is being portrayed in the Emmy award winning HBO show Big Little Lies. Help us turn the page on domestic violence.
Chicago’s first certified KonMari Tidying Consultant, Kristyn Ivey of For the Love of Tidy, will share home organization tips that focus on what you keep (does it “spark joy?”), rather than what or how much you discard. Learn about the revolutionary Japanese decluttering method made popular by Marie Kondo’s bestseller, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up. This interactive workshop will include live demos and giveaways that will prepare you to get tidy now!
Join library staff for an overview of Ancestry.com, one of LVDL's family history resources. Discover what genealogy records Ancestry.com has to offer and learn basic techniques to help you discover your ancestors.
Celebrate Family History Month with Ginger Frere of Information Diggers. Local histories and directories can answer a myriad of questions and provide a fascinating glimpse into the times and places where your ancestors lived. Come learn what these sources contain and where you can find them.
We set aside two Wednesday evenings each month for hands-on software training. In tonight's class, Google Drive, you'll learn how to access the Google Docs, Sheets, Slides, Forms and Drawing software. You'll need a Gmail account and login information to participate.
Please register at the Adult Reference Desk, by phone at 847.245.5115 or online at lvdl.org
It’s the Library in hangout mode; a book club with a casual twist, held at Timothy O’Tooles in Lake Villa. Get comfortable, meet new people, and talk about books! You buy the drinks; appetizers are provided. This month's title is Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman. Copies are available for checkout at the library.
They say that the best camera is the one that you have with you. You have one on your phone! Make the most of your phone camera and learn basic photography tips and tricks to get the best photo you can!