Events

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.

Saturday, May 20

Friends of LVDL Spring Used Book Sale

Saturday, May 20, 2017 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
1/2 price sale until 11:30 a.m. $2 bag sale from noon to 3 p.m. (Saturday only)Stock up on good reads! Everything will be offered at bargain prices. Teachers with ID will receive a 10% discount on their purchases.

Monday, May 22

Tuesday, May 23

Knitters Night Out

Tuesday, May 23, 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 24

Thursday, May 25

One on One Counseling for Small Businesses

Thursday, May 25, 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.

The Fundamentals of Legacy Writing

Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
In this fun, interactive, workshop you will learn craft techniques to make your personal stories read like page-turning fiction and also respect the people you love. Author and writing coach Sara Connell will take you through writing prompts to outline a beginning, middle and end of your story and you’ll take home additional resources to keep your writing going.

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