Events for Adults

May 31, 2017 - 10:00 AM
Ages Adults 18+

Come play Mah Jongg with friends and community members! Players of all skill levels are invited to attend. The group is self-guided. A limited number of sets will be provided. Meetings take place monthly on the last Wednesday at 10AM.

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May 31, 2017 - 2:00 PM

Looking to spice up your fiction reading with a little variety and conversation? Join Acorn Public Library’s book discussion group! The group reads and discusses both contemporary and classic fiction in an assortment of genres. Fiction in a Nutshell meets the last Wednesday of every other month at the Acorn Public Library.

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June 1, 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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June 2, 2017 - 2:30 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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June 3, 2017 - 11:00 AM

Stop by Acorn to help us kick off Summer Reading! Entertainment will include: A Petting Zoo, Balloon Animals, Face Painting, Dunk Tank, Bounce House, Ice Cream Treats, and more! Plus, take a moment to sign up for our Summer Reading Program for a chance to win exciting prizes! Programs are separated into children, teen, and adult age groups.

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June 5, 2017 - 2:00 PM
Ages 13+

Mia, an aspiring actress, serves lattes to movie stars in between auditions and Sebastian, a jazz musician, scrapes by playing cocktail party gigs in dingy bars, but as success mounts they are faced with decisions that begin to fray the fragile fabric of their love affair, and the dreams they worked so hard to maintain in each other threaten to rip them apart (IMDB). Popcorn provided. Movie titles subject to change.

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June 5, 2017 - 7:00 PM

Join us for a workshop to learn about the three accounts you need. Discover strategies for paying off credit cards and student loans in in the most efficient way. Find out how compound interest works for and against you, Investment strategies and the high cost of waiting and more!

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June 8, 2017 - 7:00 PM

David Wylly of the Medicare Solutions Network will be presenting this educational seminar to get you up to speed on what Medicare covers, what it doesn’t, and your potential out of pocket exposure. We’ll discuss Supplements, Advantage Plans, Part D Prescription Coverage, and cost saving strategies for the years ahead.

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June 9, 2017 - 2:30 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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June 10, 2017 - 2:30 PM
Ages Adults 18+

Join us for a fun and unique way to unwind and express creativity! Adult coloring books have more intricate designs and patterns than those designed for children. All materials will be supplied. Coffee provided and adults only, please!

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June 12, 2017 - 7:00 PM

The scientific community has recently been exploring the use of meditation as a healing modality. Join Michael Ribet, who has been meditating for over 40 years as he discusses the extraordinary effect of meditation to reduce stress-related responses, improve concentration, and enhance clarity of thought and mental equilibrium. He will also present a simple, yet powerful meditation technique that can enrich one’s life personally, professionally and spiritually.

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June 14, 2017 - 10:00 AM
Ages Adults 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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