Adult Events

Monday, December 17

Tuesday, December 18

eBooks & eAudio with Elizabeth

Tuesday, December 18, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Join Elizabeth, our Virtual Services Librarian, for an overview of two of LVDL's digital platforms, Libby and Axis 360. Bring your smartphone or tablet for hands-on instruction.
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Monday, December 24

Tuesday, December 25

Monday, December 31

Tuesday, January 8

Knitters Night Out

Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Grab your knitting (or crochet) project and spend some time at the library. No registration necessary. Must be 18+.

Wednesday, January 9

Lunchtime @the Library---Breaking News: The Life of Katharine Graham

Wednesday, January 9, 2019 - 11:30am to 1:00pm
Bring your lunch! We provide the guest speaker, coffee and dessert.
When Katherine Graham’s husband Phil, Publisher and Co-Owner of The Washington Post, died suddenly, she made a decision that changed her life. She took his place, ran the paper and transformed The Washington Post into notable, established newspaper. Join historian Jim Gibbons for a look at Grahams’ rise to fame in the wake of Watergate , her decision to publish the Pentagon Papers and how she became the first woman to head a Fortune 500 Company.
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Thursday, January 10

Preschool Fair

Thursday, January 10, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Area preschool directors and educators will be on hand at LVDL to meet families, answer questions about their programs, and share specific information about curriculum and enrollment. Feel free to bring children if you can’t find a sitter. No registration required

Friday, January 11

eBooks & eAudio with eLizabeth

Friday, January 11, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Join Elizabeth, our Virtual Services Librarian, for an overview of our digital platforms, Libby and Axis 360. Bring your smartphone or tablet for hands-on instruction.
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Great Decisions

Friday, January 11, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Join the discussion on America's most thought-provoking foreign policy challenges. Ask for reading materials at the Adult Reference Desk.
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Saturday, January 12

Medicare Education 101

Saturday, January 12, 2019 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Learn what Medicare covers, the potential for out-of-pocket expenses and what you need to know about Medicare Supplements, Medicare Advantage and Part D plans.
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Sunday, January 13

Cutting the Cord with Cable

Sunday, January 13, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Replacing cable service with streaming subscriptions and devices has become a common practice. Join library staff for an informative session on available options and what to consider before you cut the cord with your cable provider.
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Wednesday, January 16

LinkedIn Basics & Best Practices

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Join career coach Bruce Bennett for an informative session on the LinkedIn. Topics include creating a professional profile, building your own network of connections, identifying which LinkedIn Groups to join as well as searching individual companies and jobs.
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Thursday, January 17

Cutting the Cord with Cable

Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Replacing cable service with streaming subscriptions and devices has become a common practice. Join library staff for an informative session on available options and what to consider before you cut the cord with your cable provider.
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Sunday, January 20

Harry Potter Trivia!

Sunday, January 20, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
If you were 10 years old when Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone was published and dutifully read all seven books, this program is for you. Bring your friends or sign-up solo for an enchanting afternoon of trivia. Costumes are encouraged but not required. Refreshments will be served.
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Monday, January 21

Basic Budgeting

Monday, January 21, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Do you have too much month at the end of your money? Do you need to get control of your finances? Join the Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Northern Illinois for an overview of basic budgeting.

Tuesday, January 22

Knitters Night Out

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Grab your knitting (or crochet) project and spend some time at the library. No registration necessary. Must be 18+.

Louisa May Alcott: a living history portrayal

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Celebrate Louisa May Alcott's classic book Little Women with this living-history portrayal by award-winning actress Leslie Goddard. Miss Alcott will share stories of her poverty-filled childhood, her struggles to succeed as a writer and how Little Women came to be.
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Wednesday, January 23

Cutting the Cord with Cable

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Replacing cable service with streaming subscriptions and devices has become a common practice. Join library staff for an informative session on available options and what to consider before you cut the cord with your cable provider.
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