Archive for January, 2009

Teen Gamers Group

Teens in grades 6 – 12 can enjoy many types of video gaming including Rock Band, Wii, Nintendo Mario, DDR and more. No registration required.

Monday, Feb. 2   7:30 – 8:30  Youth Services Classroom


It’s Your Money: Get Smart!

Check out our new investment and money management videos. Illinois investment analysts discuss how to save money in turbulent times.

Gail MarksJarvis Talks Retirement

Gail MarksJarvis, award winning personal finance columnist for the Chicago Tribune and author of “Saving for Retirement (without living like a pauper or winning the lottery) will discuss retirement strategies. Call the Information/Magazine Desk at 847-923-3347 to register.
Monday, Jan.26       7:30-9 P.M.      Rasmussen Rooms

Writing and Drawing Clubs for Teens

Teens in grades 6 – 12 can enjoy writing with comics creator Joshua Elder for the first hour or drawing with artist Tim Broderick during the second hour of our power Monday night creative clubs. Register by sending an email to or by calling (847) 923-3191.
Monday, January 26 6:30 – 8:30 Youth Services Classroom

Investor Open House

Explore how the library can help you make smart investing decisions. Demonstrations of investing tools will be conducted and light refreshments will be provided.
Monday, Jan.26    7-9 P.M.   Adult Classroom

Teen Money Maverick Virtual Club

Learn how to invest in stocks in the new STDL teen club.  Teens in grades 7 – 12 will choose from a list of stocks and virtual money and the teen who “makes” the most will receive a prize. All participants will be invited to a pizza party at the end of the program. The program begins through email (no meeting) on Monday, January 19. Interested teens may send their email address to with their name and grade information.

Classical Violin and Piano Concert

All ages are invited to hear virtuoso violinist Oliver Colbentson, former concertmaster of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and classical pianist Sojung Hong present an evening of exquisite music. For additional information, go to Musically Yours. Monday, January 12 at 7 p.m. in the Audiovisual Theatre.

Read in Harmony

View the latest library video promoting books, reading and libraries.

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