Adult Events

Thursday, August 23

Master Gardener Plant Clinics

Thursday, August 23, 2018 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Garden questions? Stop in and see the Master Gardeners for the answers! If you need help identifying a weed or pest, bring along a sample (in a closed container, please). No appointment necessary, just stop in.

Master Gardener Plant Clinics

Thursday, August 23, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Garden questions? Stop in and see the Master Gardeners for the answers! If you need help identifying a weed or pest, bring along a sample (in a closed container, please). No appointment necessary, just stop in.

A Conversation About Gambling

Thursday, August 23, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
NICASA Behavioral Health Services staff will be at the library to discuss and explore gambling, the different types of gamblers as well as the impact that expanded gambling opportunities can have on communities.
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Monday, August 27

Tuesday, August 28

Knitters Night Out

Tuesday, August 28, 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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Sunday, September 2

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Friday, September 7

Saturday, September 8

Sunday, September 9

Trivia!

Sunday, September 9, 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Join us for a team trivia competition hosted by our former but always favorite librarian, TJ! Sign-up solo or as a group. All ages are welcome. Registration is required. Remember to study the 40 titles on the Great LVDL Read list.
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Monday, September 10

Pressure Cooking 101 $3

Monday, September 10, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Instant Pots and other pressure cookers have made a come back on the cooking scene. Join Andrea Pracht of My Kitchen Clatter for a demonstration on what all the talk is about. Whether you’ve been pressure cooking for years or just thinking about it, you’ll learn something from this class. Andrea will be making butternut squash risotto and chocolate lava cakes. There is a $3 fee to attend. Please register in person at the Adult Reference Desk.

Tuesday, September 11

Knitters Night Out

Tuesday, September 11, 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, September 12

Lunchtime @the Library --- Civically Speaking

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 11:30am to 1:00pm
Bring your lunch! We provide the guest speaker, coffee and dessert!

Civics. Do you remember that term? Many Americans do not. Quite simply, civics is the study of the rights and duties of citizenship. The importance of an informed electorate cannot be understated, because an informed voter can make logical decisions. However, can civics be civil? Enjoyable? Or even fun? Absolutely. Join Terry Lynch for an enjoyable and fun look at civics.
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Wednesday Night in the Computer Lab---Beginning Excel

Wednesday, September 12, 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 how to create a spreadsheet in MS Excel.

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

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Monday, September 17

eBooks & eAudio with eLizabeth

Monday, September 17, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Join Elizabeth, our Virtual Services Librarian, for an overview of two of LVDL’s digital platforms, Libby and Axis 360. Bring your smartphone or tablet for hands-on instruction.


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Tuesday, September 18

How to Pay for College Without Going Broke

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
This unique workshop, presented by My College Planning Team, covers little known strategies for planning, saving or paying for college. Discover how you can save thousands of dollars while finding the best-fit college for your child.
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Thursday, September 20

Friday, September 21

Storytime, Etc.

Friday, September 21, 2018 - 10:00am to 10:45am
(Open to babies, toddlers and preschoolers) We’re trying something different with a new drop-in program! We’ll start out with stories and end with a hands-on activity for you and your youngsters to try together. No registration required.

Monday, September 24

Tuesday, September 25

Voter Registration Drive

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 9:30am to 8:00pm
LVDL is holding a day-long voter registration drive! If you are a U.S. Citizen and will be 18 years old on or before November 6, 2018, you are eligible to vote in the general election. To register to vote, you will need two acceptable forms of identification; one with a photo and at least one must list your current physical address. Also, you must have resided at that address for 30 days. For more information call 847.245.5115.