Adult Events

Monday, September 25

Tuesday, September 26

Board Games Galore

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Classic board games, cooperative games, and games for people of all ages. Over 90 to choose from! Bring your friends and family, or your own board games if you like. Snacks and drinks will be provided. Drop-in for all ages.

Knitters Night Out

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Grab your knitting (or crochet) project and spend some time at the library. No registration necessary. 18+

Wednesday, September 27

Thursday, September 28

One on One Counseling for Small Businesses

Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 3:00pm to 8:30pm
Joanne Osmond, Illinois Small Business Development Center, will be at LVDL for free, one-on-one counseling. Call 847.543.2033 to schedule an appointment.

Author John Wasik on Nikola Tesla and Lessons in Creativity

Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Seventy years after his death, Nikola Tesla has become a rock star. Author John Wasisk's book, Lightning Strikes, examines Tesla's complete life and legacy, including his profound influence on everything from systems integration to drone warfare. Book sale and signing will follow the program.
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Friday, October 6

Saturday, October 7

iOS Overview with Dan

Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Have an Apple device? Here's a great opportunity to get an overview/how-to with Dan Monge, Apple Certified Support Professional. Bring your device and questions. Get the answers.
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Tuesday, October 10

Knitters Night Out

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Grab your knitting (or crochet) project and spend some time at the library. No registration necessary. 18+

Wednesday, October 11

Lunchtime@the Library -- Memories of Vietnam

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 11:30am to 1:00pm
Bring your lunch! We provide the guest speaker, dessert and coffee.
Vietnam ceased being a combat zone 50 years ago but the personal memories live on for many. Our presenter, Philip Rovang, experienced it first while he flew throughout northern South Vietnam as a pilot; flying nearly 500 missions up to the DMZ and south to Saigon. He'll retell what it was like flying cargo/passenger airplanes during 1970-71.
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Basic Google

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Explore the Internet using the basic functions of Google.
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Thursday, October 12

One on One Counseling for Small Businesses

Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 2:00pm to 6:00pm
Joanne Osmond, Illinois Small Business Development Center, will be at LVDL for free, one-on-one counseling. Call 847.543.2033 to schedule an appointment.

Friday, October 13

The hauntings and history of the Peoria State Hospital

Friday, October 13, 2017 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Join Sylvia Shults, author of paranormal non-fiction, for an in-depth look at the Peoria State Hospital. Known as one of the most haunted places in Illinois, the haunted asylum is featured in many of her books. Book sale and signing will follow the program.
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Saturday, October 14

Tuesday, October 17

The History of the Great Lakes Naval Station

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Erik Wright, Education Specialist from the National Museum of the American Sailor, will explore the history and heritage of the Great Lakes Naval Station from its founding in 1911 through two world wars, the development of modern warfare technology and its current role as Recruit Training Command, the US Navy’s only boot camp. The program is sponsored by the Lake Villa Historical Society.
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Wednesday, October 18

Restore Your Movement

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Exploring a shift in mindset on mobility and aging is an important component of how you move and feel. Join Becky DeRosa for an exploration of increasing mobility with age and an introduction into a simple movement practice that can help to restore our natural movement.

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Thursday, October 19

A Safe Place --- Shedding Light on Domestic Violence

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Join A Safe Place, Lake County’s sole provider of services exclusively addressing domestic violence, during Domestic Violence Awareness Month for a book talk and discussion of Anna Quindlen’s Pulitzer Prize winning novel, Black and Blue. This impactful story, filled with suspense and substance, places the reader directly inside the horror, confusion and hopelessness of main character Fran Benedetto. It asks the question, if it were you, what would you do? Would it be easy to walk away?
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Monday, October 23