Events for Adults

August 1, 2017 - 7:00 PM
Ages All

Similar to Bob Ross's programs, you will learn step by step how to paint a picture. Meet new friends, while creating a beautiful painting that you can take home with you. Brushes, canvases, and paint will all be provided! People of all skill levels are welcome to attend. Mocktails will be served! Space is extremely limited so sign up today!

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August 3, 2017 - 7:30 PM

The Barcodes meet on the first Thursday of every month at Beggars Pizza in Oak Forest. For more information or to reserve a copy of the book, contact the Adult Services Department at 708-687-3700.

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August 5, 2017 - 2:30 PM
Ages All

Stop by for some end of summer reading fun! We will have pizza, and pick our grand prize winners for the summer reading program. There will also be chances to win additional exciting prizes! Grand prize winners who are not present will be contacted by phone.

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August 7, 2017 - 2:00 PM
Ages 13+

An adaptation of the fairy tale about a monstrous-looking prince and a young woman who fall in love (IMDB). Popcorn will be provided, rated PG

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August 7, 2017 - 6:30 PM
Ages Adults 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 opens up to three weeks in advance.

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August 9, 2017 - 10:00 AM
Ages 18+

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.

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August 9, 2017 - 6:30 PM
Ages Adults 18+

This class provides a brief introduction to using the internet. We will cover web browsers, search engines, and security.

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August 10, 2017 - 7:00 PM
Ages Adults 18+

The focus of the program is preventive oral health, which encompasses rinses, gels and easy to use toothbrushes. A raffle will take place following the discussion and presentation.

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August 14, 2017 - 7:00 PM
Ages Adults 18+

Kirsten Velasco, Patient Advocate, will help us learn about the science, law, medicine and application process. This program is brought to you by the Illinois Women in Cannabis.

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August 16, 2017 - 7:00 PM
Ages Adults 18+

If you consider yourself a movie buff or an amateur film critic—or if you just enjoy watching movies and talking about them—the Acorn Movie Club may be right for you. The group watches and discusses a variety of thought provoking, challenging, and groundbreaking contemporary and classic films from around the world and meets the third Wednesday of every month at 7:00pm to talk about them. If you have any questions or would like to join, contact the Adult Services Department at 708-687-3700.

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August 17, 2017 - 6:30 PM
Ages Adults 18+

Basic Introduction into Microsoft Excel and how to use spreadsheets. You should be fairly comfortable with using the mouse and keyboard and data entry. We will create a simple budget using formatting, formulas and charts.

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August 18, 2017 - 2:30 PM
Ages 18+

Come to the Library to create and connect with new friends! Crafters of all skill levels are welcome to join. A new project is introduced at each meeting. All materials are provided

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