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  • Developing a Sixth Census: finding more in “the Census” than meets the eye
    Monday, October 5, 2015 - 1:00pm
    Pollak Room AB

    Developing a Sixth Census looks at how to squeeze as much as you can from census data of many shapes and sizes. We'll look at critical years for the census, where and when to find specific information, census surprises, less frequently used census records and the 1940 US Census.

  • Story Jam (Kindergarten – Grade 2)
    Monday, October 5, 2015 - 4:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Have fun listening to cool new stories and make a craft to take home.

  • Poetry Discussion
    Tuesday, October 6, 2015 - 10:00am
    Civic Room

    Join us for poetry discussions with literary critic Isabel Soffer. No advance reading is required.

  • Intermediate Word 2013
    Tuesday, October 6, 2015 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

    Covers formatting features including margins, alignment and page numbering, copy/cut and paste, inserting graphics and photos, and reviewing Word templates.

  • Two-year-old Storytime (with Caregiver)
    Tuesday, October 6, 2015 - 10:30am
    Story Corner

    Tuesdays, September 15 – October 20, 10:30-11 a.m. - Story Corner
    Wednesdays, September 16 – October 21, 10:30-11 a.m. - Story Corner

  • Preschool Storytime (Ages 3-5)
    Tuesday, October 6, 2015 - 10:30am
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Tuesdays, September 15 – October 20, 10:30-11 a.m.
    Wednesdays, September 16– October 21, 10:30-11 a.m.

  • Hong Kong: Charm of the East, Familiarity of the West
    Tuesday, October 6, 2015 - 1:00pm
    Pollak Room AB

    Author and educator Helene Turner weaves her travel and work experiences into a visual presentation of Hong Kong's celebrated tourist attractions. Take the tram up breathtaking Victoria Peak, view the Symphony of Lights in Victoria Harbour, visit the Happy Valley Racecourse, and ride the iconic Star Ferry.

  • String Theory: Knitting (grades 4-12)
    Tuesday, October 6, 2015 - 4:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Interested in learning the art of knitting? Join us for our new Fiber Arts workshop. Each month we will feature a different form of Fiber Arts such as knitting, crochet, or cross stitch. Participants who sign up will be registered for all 4 dates. All tools and materials will be provided by the library.

    Tuesday, October 6, 4-5:00 p.m.
    Tuesday, October 13, 4-5:00 p.m.
    Tuesday, October 20, 4-5:00 p.m.
    Tuesday, October 27, 4-5:00 p.m.

  • Literacy Class
    Tuesday, October 6, 2015 - 6:00pm
    Pollak Room B

    ESL/Literacy classes for adults taught by staff from Oakton Community College. Registration required. Call 847-635-1426 for more information or come to the class 10 minutes early to speak to a teacher.

  • PowerPoint 2013
    Wednesday, October 7, 2015 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

    Learn the fundamentals of using the PowerPoint presentation software.