Adult Events

Saturday, August 4

The Moon Rocks!

Saturday, August 4, 2018 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm
(Open to all ages) By special arrangement with NASA’s Johnson Space Center, we are bringing actual moon rocks to LVDL! You’ll be able to examine small samples of lunar rock and soil, as well as fragments from meteorites. Enjoy fun activities and learn about the U.S. space program during a truly out-of-this-world event for all ages! No registration required.

Monday, August 6

Moon Rocks on Display at LVDL

Monday, August 6, 2018 - 9:30am to 11:30am
(Open to all ages) Can't make it to our special "The Moon Rocks!" event on August 4? Stop by the library to examine small samples of lunar rock and soil, as well as fragments from meteorites, on loan to us from NASA's Johnson Space Center. No registration required ... be sure to check out our Solar Viewing Event on Tuesday, August 7!

Tuesday, August 7

Moon Rocks on Display at LVDL

Tuesday, August 7, 2018 - 11:30am to 1:30pm
(Open to all ages) Can't make it to our special "The Moon Rocks!" event on August 4? When you're at the library for the Solar Viewing event, stop inside to examine small samples of lunar rock and soil, as well as fragments from meteorites, on loan to us from NASA's Johnson Space Center. No registration required.

Wednesday, August 8

Thursday, August 9

One-on-One Counseling for Small Business

Thursday, August 9, 2018 - 3:00pm to 8:30pm
Joanne Osmond, Illinois Small Business Development Center, will be at LVDL for free, one-on-one counseling for small business owners. Please call 847.543.2033 to schedule an appointment.

Moon Rocks on Display at LVDL

Thursday, August 9, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
(Open to all ages) Can't make it to our special "The Moon Rocks!" event on August 4? Stop by the library to examine small samples of lunar rock and soil, as well as fragments from meteorites, on loan to us from NASA's Johnson Space Center. No registration required.

An Introduction To The Bullet Journal - $10.00

Thursday, August 9, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Have you tried planner after planner only to fill out the first few months and then quit? You've got to try the bullet journal--a planner system that allows you to express yourself in a creative way, stay organized, and get things done. Join Audrey Ko of Things Unseen Designs as she walks you through the basics and provides lots of helpful ideas to get you started. There will also be time to practice. There is a $10 supply fee to attend this program. Please register in person at the Adult Reference Desk.

Saturday, August 11

Tuesday, August 14

Knitters Night Out

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Grab your knitting (or crochet) project and spend some time at the library! No registration necessary. 18+.
Register

Thursday, August 16

Friends of LVDL August Used Book Sale - Preview Hours 4 to 6 pm for Members

Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 4:00pm to 8:00pm
4 to 6 p.m. – Preview hours for Friends Members
*Membership may be purchased at the door: $5 Individual $7.00 Family

6 to 8 p.m. - Open to the Public

Thanks to generous donations from our library and our patrons, we're offering a large selection of hardcover and paperback novels, gently used children’s books, DVDs, music CDs and much more.
Hundreds of books will be offered at bargain prices. A great selection of all genres for all interests. Stock up on good reads! Teachers with ID will receive a 10% discount on their purchases.

Friday, August 17

Friends of LVDL August Used Book Sale

Friday, August 17, 2018 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Thanks to generous donations from our library and our patrons, we're offering a large selection of hardcover and paperback novels, gently used children’s books, DVDs, music CDs and much more.
Hundreds of books will be offered at bargain prices. A great selection of all genres for all interests. Stock up on good reads! Teachers with ID will receive a 10% discount on their purchases.

Saturday, August 18

Friends of LVDL August Used Book Sale

Saturday, August 18, 2018 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
Half-price sale from 9 to 11:30 a.m. (Saturday only)
$2.00 bag sale from Noon to 3:00 p.m. (Saturday only)
Thanks to generous donations from our library and our patrons, we're offering a large selection of hardcover and paperback novels, gently used children’s books, DVDs, music CDs and much more.
Hundreds of books will be offered at bargain prices. A great selection of all genres for all interests. Stock up on good reads!
Teachers with ID will receive a 10% discount on their purchases.

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.

One-on-One Counseling for Small Business

Thursday, August 23, 2018 - 3:00pm to 8:30pm
Joanne Osmond, Illinois Small Business Development Center, will be at LVDL for free, one-on-one counseling for small business owners. Please call 847.543.2033 to schedule an appointment.

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.
Register

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+.
Register