Adult Events

Tuesday, April 25

Board Games Galore

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Board Game Night features over 70 board games from Monopoly to Exploding Kittens. Board games don’t all have to be competitive – we now have cooperative games as well. Bring your friends and family, and your own board games if you like. Snacks and drinks will be provided. Drop-in for all ages.

Knitters Night Out

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Grab your knitting (or crochet) project and spend some time at the library. No registration necessary. 18+

Wednesday, April 26

Money Management for Women

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:45pm
Get your financial house in order by focusing on one part of your financial life each month. Personal finance educator Karen Chan will introduce you to her Money Calendar. By following it, you’ll do just a few tasks each month and before you know it, you’ll learn where your money goes; how to evaluate debt, estimate your retirement income and much more. Bring a friend so that you can team up and support each other through this enlightening, year-long process.
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Thursday, April 27

Social Security Filing Strategies

Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Social Security may be an important part of your retirement plan. Knowing when and how to file for benefits can be complicated. Learn to make sense of Social Security and understand how payments are calculated, how to optimize benefits and discover who may still be eligible for the 'file and suspend' and spousal strategies.
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One-on-One Counseling For Small Business

Thursday, April 27, 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.

Friday, May 5

Saturday, May 6

iOS Overview with Dan

Saturday, May 6, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Have an Apple device? Here'a great opportunity to get an overview/how-to from Dan Monge, Apple Certified Support Professional. Bring your device and questions, get the answers.
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Tuesday, May 9

Knitters Night Out

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Grab your knitting (or crochet) project and spend some time at the library. No registration necessary. 18+

Wednesday, May 10

Lunchtime@the Library--- Ancient Life of Wisconsin

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 11:30am to 1:00pm
Bring your lunch! We provide the guest speaker, coffee and dessert.

Join Ray Wiggers for a look at the geologic and biologic history of Wisconsin as revealed by its fossils. From marine invertebrates of the Ordovician sea of half a billion years ago to the massive “megafauna” mammals of the modern Ice Age.
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Basic Google

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Explore the Internet using the basic functions of Google.
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Thursday, May 11

One on One Counseling for Small Businesses

Thursday, May 11, 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.

Inside Writing & Publishing: Allie Pleiter’s The Chunky Method

Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Do you find you can’t seem to finish that book you’ve been writing? Author Allie Pleiter’s innovative Chunky Method was born out of the concept that every writer has a “chunk”—an amount of quality writing he or she can produce in one sitting before “the juice” runs out. She is the author of “The Chunky Method Handbook: Your Step-by-Step Plan to WRITE THAT BOOK Even When Life Gets in the Way.”

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Friday, May 12

Genealogy Road Trip

Friday, May 12, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Get everything you need for a genealogy road trip from LVDL staff. Discover available resources for planning a trip and where to find information once you’ve arrived.
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Saturday, May 13

Monday, May 15

The 10th Congressional District & You

Monday, May 15, 2017 - 9:15am to 11:15am
Did you know that your local congressional office is your link to many federal government agencies? Caseworkers from Representative Brad Schneider’s office will be at LVDL to help you navigate through the government maze.

Tuesday, May 16

There's A Library App for That!

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
If you regularly purchase music, eBooks and/or eAudiobooks for your smartphone or tablet, stop! Let your Lake Villa District Library card access digital music, books, magazines, streaming video and much more.
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Thursday, May 18

Friends of LVDL Spring Used Book Sale and Annual Meeting

Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 4:00pm to 8:00pm
4 to 6 p.m. – Preview hours for Friends Members
*Membership may be purchased at the door: $5 Individual $7.00 Family
6 p.m. Friends of LVDL Annual Meeting-refreshments served and surprise drawing after short meeting.
6 to 8 p.m. - Open to the Public
We're offering a large selection of hardcover and paperback novels, gently used children’s books, DVDs, music CDs and much more.
Illinois Award winning books available - Caudill, Monarch and Bluestem. Teachers with ID will receive a 10% discount on their purchases.

Friday, May 19

Friends of LVDL Spring Used Book Sale

Friday, May 19, 2017 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Thanks to donations from our library and our patrons, we're offering a large selection of hardcover and paperback novels, gently used children’s books, DVDs, music CDs and much more.
Teachers with ID will receive a 10% discount on their purchases.