Adult Events

Thursday, January 18

Conquering Clutter – Making Your News Year’s Resolutions a Reality

Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Managing your space, your time and your stuff is an essential part of everyday life. Many people list getting organized as their number one priority in the New Year, but may not know how. Join Randy Wickstrom, Purple Durple Organizers, help you addresses how to control clutter and organize your living spaces.
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Monday, January 22

Wednesday, January 24

Wednesday Night in the Computer Lab---Intermediate Excel

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
We set aside two Wednesday evenings each month for hands-on computer software training in our computer lab. Tonight's session is Intermediate Excel! You've mastered beginning Excel, now it's time to further hone your skills. Learn how to create charts, graphs and pivot tables.
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Thursday, January 25

One-on-One Counseling for Small Business

Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 1:00pm to 6:30pm
Joanne Osmond, Illinois Small Business Development Center, will be at LVDL for free, one-on-one counseling for small business owners. Call /847.543.2033 to schedule an appointment.

Sunday, January 28

Soup's On with Carol Mackey $3

Sunday, January 28, 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Chef Carol Mackey will be at LVDL demonstrating how to make three, delicious soups. Please register in person at the Adult Reference Desk.

Monday, January 29

Book Club Boot Camp

Monday, January 29, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Has your book club gotten boring? Send it to boot camp! Join library staff to learn about which books make good discussions, resources the library offers, plus tips and techniques that have worked for other clubs. Refreshments will be served.
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Tuesday, January 30

Knitters Night Out

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Grab your knitting (or crochet) project and spend some time at the library. No registration necessary. 18+
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Valentine’s Day Topiary With Barb Ottolino $10

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
A Breathtaking Valentine’s Day Topiary - Learn to construct a floral topiary with BIG IMPACT, using only $15 worth of materials. During the season when flower prices spike, learn how you can circumvent market pressures by relying on clever design rather than predictable and costly floral abundance. Learn to create an elegant arrangement that will take anybody’s breath away while discovering money saving ways to use recycled containers, harvest free greenery from your yard, and choose flowers that will last 2-3 weeks in this arrangement.

Wednesday, January 31

Wednesday Night in the Computer Lab---Google Drive

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
We set aside two Wednesday evenings each month for hands-on computer software training in our computer lab. Tonight's class is Google Drive. Learn how to access Google Drive Docs, Sheets, Slides, forms and Drawing software. Please note: You'll need to have a Gmail account and your login information to participate.
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Friday, February 2

Saturday, February 3

The Bully Plays (10am performance)

Saturday, February 3, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am
(For teens and their families) Performed by Lakes Community High School Studio Theatre students, these provocative short plays will get teens and their families thinking about bullying. No registration required.

The Bully Plays (11:30am performance)

Saturday, February 3, 2018 - 11:30am to 12:30pm
(For teens and their families) Performed by Lakes Community High School Studio Theatre students, these provocative short plays will get teens and their families thinking about bullying. No registration required.

Tuesday, February 6

Knitters Night Out

Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Grab your knitting (or crochet) project and spend some time at the library. No registration necessary. 18+
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Wednesday, February 7

Thursday, February 8

One-on-One Counseling for Small Business

Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 3:00pm to 8:30pm
Joanne Osmond, Illinois Small Business Development Center, will be at LVDL for free, one-on-one counseling for small business owners. Call /847.543.2033 to schedule an appointment.

Saturday, February 10

iOS Overview with Dan

Saturday, February 10, 2018 - 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, February 13

Botanical Renderings with Phil Schorn $10

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm
Learn to create beautiful, detailed botanical renderings from Graphic Artist Phil Schorn. No experience necessary and supplies are included. Please register in person at the Adult Reference Desk.

Wednesday, February 14

Northern Illinois Food Bank

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
Representatives from the Northern Illinois Food Bank will be in the LVDL lobby offering assistance with SNAP applications as well as the locations on area food pantries.