Adult Program

Welcome back to Lake Villa District Library. Face coverings required, social distancing measures will be in place and a limited number of people will be allowed in at one time. More Information

A Geologists View of the Solar System

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Incorporating breathtaking, full-color images taken by recent unmanned space probes, the lecture reveals some of the strangest terrains and most alien environments imaginable. Special emphasis is laid on the difference between the ‘planetary twins’ Earth and Venus—why one became a magnificent home for life, while the other evolved into a nightmarish world with a pressure-cooker atmosphere, sulfuric acid rain, and a barren, tortured landscape. Presented by Geologist Ray Wiggers.

The Law of Attraction: Change Your Life in 17 Seconds

Thursday, June 19, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Author Seema Chandarana has studied the metaphysical teachings of many experts and puts her learning into practice in her daily life as a teacher and yoga instructor. In her book, Irrefutable: My Proof for the Law of Attraction, she shares how to create one's own reality and to transform one's life through daily affirmations of positive thinking.

Meet Lily Koppel, author of THE ASTRONAUT WIVES CLUB

Sunday, June 8, 2014 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Lily Koppel,author of The Astronaut Wives Club, will be at LVDL Sunday, June 8 at 2pm to kick-off our One Book One Community and Summer Reading initiative for 2014.

Koppel will read from The Astronaut Wives Club and share her experiences of writing the book. Sale and signing, courtesy of Lake Forest Book Store, will follow the program. Refreshments will be served. Please register at the Adult Reference Desk, by phone at 847-245-5115 or online.

Charles Dawes - 100th Anniversary WWI: The Great War

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Charles Dawes speaks in detail with photos and maps about the politics and alliances of the world that then exploded into the maelstrom of WWI. He tells stories of the British, French, Lloyd George, Clemanceau, Kaiser Wilhelm, Czar Nicholas. He recounts American successes at the battles of Cantigny, 2nd Marne, Chateau Thierry, Belleau Wood and St. Miheil. Dawes delightedly describes his famed “Hell and Maria” speech to Congress railing against pin head politicians who criticized war time spending to gain political advantage. After his testimony, the committee disbanded.

Microsoft Excel

Wednesday, June 4, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Learn to create a spreadsheet and more using Excel 2010. Keyboard and mouse skills are necessary to participate. Please indicate if you’re interested in learning a specific Excel function.