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Adult Programs

  • Education and Child Care Fair (Parents)
    Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 6:30pm

    Explore dozens of local early childhood programs. Meet the providers and get all your questions answered!
    Youth Services Department

  • PELS: Support for Parents of Children with Special Needs
    Friday, November 7, 2014 - 9:30am
    Youth Services Activity Room

    This parents' group, sponsored by NSSED meets the first Friday of each month to provide information and peer support to parents who have children with special needs.

  • Gentle Yoga
    Friday, November 7, 2014 - 10:30am
    Village Hall, Board Room

    Yoga instructor Olga Rudiak leads a series of yoga sessions for improved physical strength, relaxation and mental clarity. Exercises are done in a chair or standing not on the floor.

    Yoga meets at the Village Hall in the Board Room. Space is limited to the first 70 people in attendance.

  • Parisian Salon Concert - Michaela Paetsch
    Friday, November 7, 2014 - 7:30pm
    MultiMedia Department

    Michaela Paetsch is a Colorado native currently living in Switzerland. Her playing has been described as “gloriously charged…beguilingly velvety” (The Strad). Michaela has garnered international attention and numerous awards and has performed as soloist, recitalist, and chamber musician in the major musical centers of the world as well as many major symphony orchestras. Her extensive discography began with the 1987 recording of the 24 Caprices by Niccolo Paganini for TELDEC, making her the first female performer to record the complete work. She is also violinist with the Swiss salon music ensemble Prima Carezza, which champions the music of Georges Boulanger.

    Keyboard artist Peter Biro is a graduate of the UCLA School of Fine Arts and currently resides in Colorado Springs. He has appeared as soloist and recitalist on piano, organ and harpsichord in the United States and Europe. As a composer he has had compositions premiered in both Los Angeles and Colorado. He enjoys woodworking and instrument building, and a number of his harpsichords are in use thought out the Rocky Mountain Region. He is organist and harpsichordist at St Mary's Church in Denver.

    The evening’s music will include classics, a new work, and a selection of salon favorites.

  • Essential Tremor Support Group
    Saturday, November 8, 2014 - 10:00am
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Informal discussions emphasize medication and coping techniques.

  • Basic Word 2013
    Saturday, November 8, 2014 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

    Reviews the basics of word processing: how to type, spell check and correct text, highlight and change a document's appearance, print, save and re-open a document.

  • Basic Excel 2013
    Saturday, November 8, 2014 - 1:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Covers the fundamentals of using Microsoft's spreadsheet program: how to create a spreadsheet and enter and format data and formulas, print, save and retrieve spreadsheets.

  • Illinois Poetry Society Meeting
    Sunday, November 9, 2014 - 1:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    The Illinois State Poetry Society has a chapter that meets at the library. New members are welcome. Bring 10-12 copies of two of your poems.

  • Introduction to Craigslist
    Monday, November 10, 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.

  • Introduction to Dropbox
    Monday, November 10, 2014 - 3:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Learn how to use Dropbox, an online cloud storage utility that allows you to make your files accessible from almost anywhere. An e-mail account, as well as a general understanding of computers and the internet, is required.