Events for Adults

April 25, 2019 - 7:00 PM
Ages 18+

Looking for guidance on training your dog? Presenter Debbie Tomasik will teach you how to use positive, reward-based methods such as clicker/marker training to teach basic obedience skills and more complicated, but fun, trick skills. This humane and effective training is used to teach service and therapy dogs as well as other working dogs, and is a great start for new puppy owners as well as older dogs. Debbie will bring her dogs to demonstrate these skills.

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April 27, 2019 - 3:00 PM
Ages Adults 18+

Basic Introduction into Microsoft Word and how to use word processors with formatting, tables and more. You should be fairly comfortable with using the mouse and keyboard. There is no fee for this class. Registration begins 3 weeks before the class.

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April 29, 2019 - 7:00 PM
Ages 18+

Join auto historian, M.J. Frumkin as he presents a fast-pace video cruise through the Chicago Auto Show from 1901-2018. Features include classic cars from the early years, decades of dream & concept vehicles, muscle and pony cars, super cars and alternative fuel vehicles, and celebrities from sports, entertainment and politics. Attendees will have a chance to win a pair of tickets to the Chicago Auto Show in February 2020.

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May 1, 2019 - 7:00 PM
Ages 18+

Introduction to the computer and how to get started with a computer or laptop for adults and seniors. The following concepts will be covered in Computer I:
*Basic Parts of the Computer
*Keyboard and Mouse Usage
*Basic Introduction to Using the Computer

There is no fee for this class. Registration is required and begins 3 weeks before the class.

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May 1, 2019 - 7:00 PM
Ages Adults 18+

Need assistance with your genealogy research? Patty Higgins, president of the South Suburban Genealogical and Historical Society, is available to answer your questions here at Acorn on the first Wednesday of each month between 7 and 8pm!

For more information about SSGHS, visit www.ssghs.org

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May 2, 2019 - 7:00 PM
Ages 18+

Want to save money on your utility bills? Join Cook County’s Department of Environment and Sustainability, Citizens Utility Board (CUB) and Elevate Energy to learn about ways to save money and energy with your smart meter, home weatherization and energy efficiency programs. Experts will discuss rebated and free in-home devices and appliances. You will receive a free energy-efficient light bulb, plus you could win a Nest smart thermostat simply by attending!

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May 2, 2019 - 7:30 PM

The Barcodes meet on the first Thursday of each Month at 7:30PM in the library Conference Room. For more information and book titles, contact the Adult Services Department.

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May 3, 2019 - 2:00 PM
Ages Adults 18+

A working-class Italian-American bouncer becomes the driver of an African-American classical pianist on a tour of venues through the 1960s American South (IMDB). Popcorn provided. Movie titles subject to change. Rated PG-13.

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May 8, 2019 - 10:00 AM
Ages 18 and up

Join Rosie Carter of Employment and Employer Services as she provides helpful tips for resume writing and filling out job applications. She will also discuss techniques for a successful interview and common questions interviewers may ask. The workshop takes place the second Wednesday of every month at 10AM.

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May 8, 2019 - 10:00 AM
Ages 18 and up

Join Rosie Carter of Employment and Employer Services as she provides helpful tips for resume writing and filling out job applications. She will also discuss techniques for a successful interview and common questions interviewers may ask. The workshop takes place the second Wednesday of every month at 10AM.

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May 8, 2019 - 7:00 PM
Ages 18+

Acorn Movie Club meets the third Wednesday of every month at the library to discuss a variety of films. For more information and movie titles, contact the Adult Services Department.

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May 8, 2019 - 7:00 PM
Ages 18 and up

Join us for themed trivia nights at the library. You may register in teams of up to five people, or individually and we will place you on a team. Put your knowledge to the test for a chance to win fun prizes!

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