Adult Program

YALL Meeting

Friday, February 23, 2018 - 5:00pm to 5:45pm
(Grades 7-12) Formerly known as TAB, we're excited to introduce YALL! Want to make your voice heard at the library? Come to YALL where you can plan programs, partake in volunteer opportunities, and become a leader at LVDL. Please register.

Earth Day 2018: Wildlife Conservation, Falcons, and Migratory Birds

Saturday, April 21, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Join Craig Hendee, Executive Director of the International Heritage Conservancy, as we celebrate Earth Day 2018 with a presentation on Wildlife Conservation, endangered species, and a look at where some of our Northern Illinois migratory birds spend the winter. Craig’s famous ambassadors from the wild, Peregrine Falcons Alvin and Tommy, will be accompanying him, and he will touch on conservation projects working with various falcons, and the conservation education programs that are associated with those programs.


Innovation in Illinois

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Learn about the many technological innovations that have occurred in Illinois that have impacted the globe-from John Deere inventing the self-scouring plow in Illinois fields to the first steel-framed skyscraper on the Chicago horizon. Author John Wasik discusses how and why Illinois became such a hub of innovation and how to ensure it continues to thrive.

Are You Curious About Medical Cannabis?

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Kirsten Velasco, Board member of Illinois Women in Cannabis, will present the safety, science and application process for the Medical Cannabis Program in Illinois. Everyone is fascinated to learn that medical cannabis is a safe and effective anti-inflammatory and pain reliever and is available in many forms (tinctures, capsules, salves, etc.). Discover why so many states provide access to this ancient therapy.

"I" Is For Identity Crisis

Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
We think of identity as something fixed and simple, but when trying to reconstruct the identities of our long- gone relatives, we need to consider that identity is a slippery concept. The things we use to define a person’s identity can change during that person’s lifetime and those changes affect the records they leave behind. Join Genealogist Dan Hubbard for an interesting concept in family history research.