Archive for October, 2009

Join Us for a Hobby Expo

Come check out our Hobby Expo where your neighbors will be sharing their fun, colorful and interesting hobbies. Stop by, look around and maybe you can pick up some good ideas for a new pastime!
Sunday, November 15th         2-4 P.M.       Rasmussen Rooms


Family Wii Tournament

The library will host a Family Wii tournament sponsored by the Audiovisual Department.  Each team will consist of a child (age 8-12) and a parent or grandparent, playing Wii Sports Resort Archery.  Please join us for snacks and prizes for the winners.  To register for this event, call (847) 923-3181 or send an email to  Registration limited to 30 teams.
Sunday, October 25 – 6:30-8:30 pm, Rasmussen Room

Getting Through Tough Financial Times

Under financial stress? Get tips on how to keep a roof overhead; deciding which bills to pay first; how to make the most of what you have; setting spending priorities; strategies to spend less; and how to deal with credit issues. Presenter is Katherine J. Reuter,  Consumer and Family Economics, University of Illinois Extension. To register, call the Information/Magazine Desk at 847-923-3347.
Monday, Oct. 26         7:30-9 P.M.     Adult Classroom

The Milwaukee Road Model Train Exhibit

A local model train organization is displaying a fun variety of trains and related train memorabilia in the Lobby and New Books display cases. Stop by and take a look!

Bob Shipner on Organ

Capt. Bob Shipner, well known for his vocal talent during our summer concert series, will perform an organ concert with drummer Harry Sackerson. Music includes easy listening. For more information go to Musically Yours.
Monday, October 19 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Audiovisual Theatre.

Great American Movie Series

This year the movies explore a common theme of athletes as prototypical American Heroes. What does it mean to be the best of your sport? What price success. October’s movie is The Natural. Free. 3rd Wednesday of each month at 7 pm.  Sign up at the Adult Information Desk

Make a Difference Day Book Sale

The library will have a book sale in the lobby of the Central Library as part of our contribution to Make a Difference Day.   100% of the proceeds from this event will benefit Journeys: From PADs to Hope, an organization that provides assistance to men, women, and families in northwest suburban Cook County who have become or are at risk of becoming homeless.
Wednesday, October 14 – 9am to 9 pm

Read in Harmony

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

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