Events

Wednesday, July 4

Monday, July 9

Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency

Monday, July 9, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
You can’t read the news without seeing the hype about
Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Is this the first wave of
the cashless future or just another overhyped technology?
Get the scoop from Michael Gershbein of Very Smart People.
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Tuesday, July 10

Knitters Night Out

Tuesday, July 10, 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, July 11

Lunchtime @the Library --- What Makes a Rare Book Rare?

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

Learn what makes a book rare and how to research older books from Janet Elliott, owner of This Old Book. She will share information on online resources and tips for finding exact editions. Attendees may bring one book for Janet to evaluate and offer research suggestions.
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Thursday, July 12

One-on-One Counseling for Small Business

Thursday, July 12, 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. Call /847.543.2033 to schedule an appointment.

Coal Swamps, Coral Reefs, and Continental Glaciers

Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Raymond Wiggers, author of the popular earth-science guidebook Geology Underfoot in Illinois,presents an illustrated lecture incorporating a diverse selection of outstanding scenic locales and geologic sites in Illinois. The presentation covers all major sections of the state---from Chicago's monumental downtown to the great river valleys of the central counties, and from the canyons and lead mines of the Galena region to the soaring cliffs of Shawnee National Forest, far to the south.
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Saturday, July 14

Wednesday, July 18

Art Appreciation 101

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
If you are a fan of art but uncertain on how to talk about it, this program is for you! Jeff Mishur, owner of Art Excursions, will discuss how to analayze how an artwork is 'built' out of colors, lines and similar visual components.
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Thursday, July 19

Monday, July 23

Tuesday, July 24

Knitters Night Out

Tuesday, July 24, 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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Thursday, July 26

One-on-One Counseling for Small Business

Thursday, July 26, 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. Call /847.543.2033 to schedule an appointment.

Thursday, August 2

Mysteries of the Cosmos: The Possibility of Life on Mars and Venus

Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
We are either alone in the Universe or we are not; either possibility is overwhelming! Join the exploration of the fundamental question about the pervasiveness of life -- is it common or rare? The focus of this presentation will be our planetary neighbors, Mars and Venus, and their potential as abodes for life.
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Tuesday, August 7

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.

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+.
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