Adult Events

Tuesday, October 16

Introduction to Digital Phone Photography

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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!
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Books on Tap at Timothy O'Tooles in Lake Villa!

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
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.
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Wednesday, October 17

Discover Your Ancestors with Ancestry.com

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
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.
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Thursday, October 18

Registered Storytime for Babies

Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:00pm
(Open to infants not yet walking) Have a baby at home? Join us for a fun, interactive experience of rhymes, songs, stories and play to help build your little one’s early literacy skills.
Please note: We ask that you bring only the registered child, as we want to make this program safe and fun for your baby. Your registration covers the full 6-week session.

Looking for more storytime fun? Join us for our Baby/Toddler Drop-In Storytime, held on Mondays at 9:30am. No registration required, all are welcome!
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Monday, October 22

Tuesday, October 23

Knitters Night Out

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Grab your knitting (or crochet) project and spend some time at the library! No registration necessary. 18+.
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Wednesday, October 24

Wednesday Night in the Computer Lab---Beginning Excel

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
We set aside two Wednesday evenings each month for hands-on software training. In tonight's class, Beginning Excel, you'll learn to create a spreadsheet using MS Excel.

Please register at the Adult Reference Desk, by phone at 847.245.5115 or online at lvdl.org
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Thursday, October 25

Battle of the Books Orientation

Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
(Grades 5-8) Join us for Battle of the Books, a trivia competition for 5-8th graders! We’ll meet once a month to practice for our final competition in April. If you’d like to participate in Battle, this orientation meeting is mandatory--we will form teams, assign books, and learn the rules. Please register.
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Sunday, October 28

Día de los Muertos Sugar Skull Decorating Workshop

Sunday, October 28, 2018 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm
(Open to all ages) Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a tradition that originated in Mexico. Ancestors who have passed on are honored with festivals and celebrations--decorated calacas and calaveras (skeletons and skulls) appear everywhere as the most recognizable symbols of the holiday. Join us to learn more about Día de los Muertos and decorate a sugar calavera of your own!
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Monday, October 29

Día de los Muertos Sugar Skull Decorating Workshop

Monday, October 29, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
(Open to all ages) Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a tradition that originated in Mexico. Ancestors who have passed on are honored with festivals and celebrations--decorated calacas and calaveras (skeletons and skulls) appear everywhere as the most recognizable symbols of the holiday. Join us to learn more about Día de los Muertos and decorate a sugar calavera of your own!
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Tuesday, October 30

Watercolor Demonstration by Pat King

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Stop by LVDL to watch watercolor artist Pat King create a beautiful fall scene, live in person. No registration necessary. Just stop by.

Friday, November 2

Wednesday, November 7

Learn Freegal---Free Music You'll Love

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Learn how to access over 15 million songs, 200 genres in one user-friendly app. Download up to 5 songs every week and play them for life. All you need is your LVDL card.
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Intermediate Excel

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
You've mastered Beginning Excel, now it's time to hone your skills further. Learn to create charts, graphs and pivot tables.
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Thursday, November 8

Learn Freegal --- Free Music You'll Love

Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Learn how to access over 15 million songs, 200 genres in one user-friendly app. Download up to 5 songs every week and play them for life. All you need is your LVDL card.
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Friends of LVDL Thank-a-Vet Book Sale

Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 4:00pm to 8:00pm
Friends member preview hours - 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. Memberships can be purchased or renewed at the door beginning at 3:30 p.m.
Sale open to the public from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Friday, November 9

Saturday, November 10

Friends of LVDL Thank-a-Vet Book Sale

Saturday, November 10, 2018 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
Proceeds from this Friends of Lake Villa District Library sale will be shared with our veterans.
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.