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Adult Programs

  • Great Books
    Monday, September 15, 2014 - 10:00am
    Youth Services Activity Room

    The September reading is "Moosbrugger" by Robert Musil. Copies are available at the Reader Services desk on the 3rd floor.

  • Introduction to Craigslist
    Monday, September 15, 2014 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

    Learn how to use Craigslist, a popular website where you can view or post classified ads for free. Basic computer, Internet and email skills are required.

  • Book Discussion: Orphan Train
    Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 10:00am
    Village Hall, Shermer Study

    Nancy Buehler leads a discussion of "Orphan Train" by Christina Baker Kline.

    A girl in foster care is assigned to do community service and helps clean out the attic of an elderly woman who was sent west from New York on the Orphan Train as a child after a fire killed her parents.

    Copies of the book are available at the Reader Services desk on the 3rd floor.

    The meeting will be held at the Village Hall in the Shermer Study.

  • Meet the New Catalog
    Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

    Come for a demonstration of the upcoming catalog, Enterprise, set to debut September 15th. We'll go over your account, finding materials, placing holds, and renewing. Do you make your own lists in our current catalog? We'll discuss free resources you can use to transfer and retain your current lists.

  • CANCELLEDDigital Photography and Web Albums
    Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

    Organize, edit, and enhance your photos using Picasa.  Create a slide show.  Participants must bring their own cameras and memory cards containing photos. The first 15 minutes will be spent uploading photos.

  • Guided Meditation
    Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 10:30am
    Village Hall, Board Room

    Om Johari teaches meditation techniques. Relax, renew, refresh and experience the stress-relieving benefits of meditation during guided sessions.

    Meditation meets at the Village Hall in the Board Room.

  • CANCELLEDHeritageQuest Online
    Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 2:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Find your ancestors and discover the past using HeritageQuest Online. Learn how to search the six core areas,  including U.S.
    Federal Censuses, indexes to genealogy and local history periodicals;  Revolutionary War records; and local and family histories.  There will be hands-on practice for the last part of the class.

  • Basics of Skype
    Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 7:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Learn how to stay in touch with family and friends using phone calls, video calls over the Internet for free.

  • Current Events
    Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 10:00am
    Village Hall, Board Room

    Voice your opinion and hear the opinions of others on the important events of the day. For today's topics see

    Current Events meets at the Village Hall in the Board Room.

  • Bestsellers and Beyond
    Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 1:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Join Librarian Lori Siegel for reviews of a variety of books that you might add to your reading list or share with your book group.