Events for Adults

October 5, 2019 - 2:00 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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October 7, 2019 - 7:00 PM
Ages 18+

This informational financial workshop will cover topics such as the three different savings accounts you need, ways to reduce debt, retirement savings strategies, the power of compounding interest, the high cost of waiting to save… and more! Presented by Stefanie Synal from Primerica.

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October 8, 2019 - 12:00 PM
Ages 18+

Join us for this six-week interactive workshop series designed for individuals with ongoing health conditions. This workshop provides participants with the skills to coordinate all the things they need to manage their health as well as to help them keep active in their lives. Topics covered include: healthy eating, physical activity, stress management, action planning and many more! Please note that this workshop includes one follow-up call with facilitators after the first session. If you’d like to hear more about what to expect in the workshop, come by and visit the facilitators at the Information Session on Tuesday, September 24th from 12-1pm. When you register, you are signing up to attend all six sessions.

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October 8, 2019 - 5:00 PM
Ages 18+

Building off of the fundamentals of the Spanish 101 course previously offered at Acorn, this six week class will further explore key grammar structures and focus on conversational skills. Some basic knowledge of the language is required. All materials will be provided. When you register, you are signing up to attend all six weeks.

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October 9, 2019 - 7:00 PM
Ages 18+

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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October 10, 2019 - 7:00 PM
Ages 18+

Explore the library to discover clues and question suspects to solve a murder mystery for the chance to win a prize! Refreshments will be served. Please wear comfortable shoes, as some walking is involved. Registration begins Thursday, September 26th

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October 11, 2019 - 2:00 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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October 12, 2019 - 2:30 PM
Ages 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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October 15, 2019 - 12:00 PM
Ages 18+

Join us for this six-week interactive workshop series designed for individuals with ongoing health conditions. This workshop provides participants with the skills to coordinate all the things they need to manage their health as well as to help them keep active in their lives. Topics covered include: healthy eating, physical activity, stress management, action planning and many more! Please note that this workshop includes one follow-up call with facilitators after the first session. If you’d like to hear more about what to expect in the workshop, come by and visit the facilitators at the Information Session on Tuesday, September 24th from 12-1pm. When you register, you are signing up to attend all six sessions.

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October 15, 2019 - 5:00 PM
Ages 18+

Building off of the fundamentals of the Spanish 101 course previously offered at Acorn, this six week class will further explore key grammar structures and focus on conversational skills. Some basic knowledge of the language is required. All materials will be provided. When you register, you are signing up to attend all six weeks.

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October 16, 2019 - 7:00 PM
Ages 18+

In 2019, the National Football League (NFL) will mark its 100th season. Join us to learn more about the Bears and the Cardinals, the two oldest teams in the league who were both originally from the Chicago area! We will go back to a time when individuals played with little equipment protection, gangsters interrupted games, and players worked second jobs during the professional football season. Additionally, we'll share recently discovered details on the poor financial status of the Chicago Bears in the 1920s and 30s and how the owner of the rival Cardinals loaned Bears' owner George Halas the funding to keep his team afloat.

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October 16, 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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