Events

Tuesday, March 28

Board Games Galore!

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 -
4:00pm to 7:00pm
Board Game Night is back, and now open to the whole Family!! With a new selection of board games from Exploding Kittens to Forbidden Island, we’ve got you covered! Feel free to bring in your own board games to teach others. Snacks and drinks will be provided. Drop-in for teens, families, and all ages.

Knitters Night Out

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 -
6:00pm to 8:30pm

Grab your knitting (or crochet) project and spend some time at the library. No need to register. Must be 18 to attend.

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Wednesday, March 29

Friday, March 31

Watercolor Demonstration by Pat King

Friday, March 31, 2017 -
3:00pm to 5:30pm
Stop by and watch watercolor artist Pat King create a beautiful spring scene. No registration necessary, just stop by. And while your there, make sure to stop by the Gridley Computer Lab to see more of Pat's paintings.

Tuesday, April 4

Friday, April 7

Saturday, April 8

The Bully Plays

Saturday, April 8, 2017 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm
Performed by LCHS Studio Theatre students, these provocative short plays will get teens and their families thinking about bullying. There are two performances, 1pm or 3pm.
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Monday, April 10

Growing Terrific Tomatoes

Monday, April 10, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Nothing compares to the sweetness and flavor of a fresh, home-grown tomato! Mark Lyons, an experienced garden coach, will show you how to successfully grow this juicy, mouth-watering garden fruit in your own backyard or container garden.
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Tuesday, April 11

Knitters Night Out

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Grab your knitting (or crochet) project and spend some time at the library. No registration necessary. 18+

iOS Overview with Dan

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
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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Wednesday, April 12

Basic Google

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 -
1:00pm to 2:30pm
Explore the Internet using the basic functions of Google.
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Thursday, April 13

One-on-One Counseling For Small Business

Thursday, April 13, 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, April 14

Fake News and a New Era of Information Literacy

Friday, April 14, 2017 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Join library staff to view and discuss the American Library Association webinar on the topic of fake news; what it is and what is isn’t. The webinar has been made available to public libraries to foster discussion on this timely topic.
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Sunday, April 16

Monday, April 17

Music Around the World

Monday, April 17, 2017 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Have the day off school? Come discover the music of different cultures! The World Music Trio will teach us about the charango of South America, the kalimba of Africa, the sitar of India and the shakuhachi of Japan. You'll even get to try out some of these exotic instruments! This program is part of our Día celebration of children, families, reading and culture.
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Tuesday, April 18

Thursday, April 20

New Tools for Finding Old Stuff

Thursday, April 20, 2017 -
1:00pm to 2:30pm
Technology is changing the face of genealogy. Come take a look at some new online tools and techniques for finding our elusive ancestors from Ginger Frere of Informationdiggers. New search engines, smartphone apps, software “to-go”, current maps overlain by historic maps, online classes, digital libraries, wikis and more! Learn how these tools can enhance your genealogical bag of tricks.
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