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Steve Dawson's Songwriting Workshop

Registration required. Using his own songs as examples Dawson will explore inspiration, follow-through, crafting, editing and arranging and look at the building blocks of all songs: chords, melody, harmony, rhythm and lyrics. He has taught songwriting classes for 10 years at Chicago’s legendary Old Town School of Folk Music. Questions are encouraged. Bring a notebook and something to write with.

Event Date: 
Jun

15 Minute Arrangements for Summer Entertaining

Registration Req. Barb Ottolino, The Cultivated Choice demonstrates quick and easy, yet stunningly inexpensive arrangements for summer celebrations. Using surprising plant material from the grocer and cut from the yard, learn which plants are safe with food, how to integrate herbs, flowers, foliage and fresh garden produce into arrangements, and ways to use recycled containers for stunning "give-aways" for friends and neighbors. Several lucky attendees will leave with arrangements, but everyone gets Barb’s list of resources and quick reference sheets.

Event Date: 
Jun

Super-Couponing with Jill Cataldo

Join Jill Cataldo, the Super-Couponing Queen, to learn how to maximize your grocery savings and purchase hundreds of dollars worth of groceries for pennies! Find out the couponing secrets of the pros, which stores will let you stack store and manufacturer coupons, and how to track sales and discounts online.

Event Date: 
Jun

Bubble and Squawk Cookbook Discussion

Ever wonder if a cookbook is right for you? Every other month we will have a discussion on a cookbook. Choose a recipe from a book selected, make the recipe and bring the completed dish to the discussion. The night of the discussion we will sample the dishes and discuss the recipes and the book. Participants must bring a dish to participate. June's featured cookbook is Gale Gand's Lunch! by Gale Gand. Copies will be available at the 3rd floor Adult Services desk.

Event Date: 
Jun

SCORE Small Business Counseling (by appointment only)

Take advantage of private one-hour sessions of business coaching.
Counselers from the Chicago Chapter of SCORE® will be at the Library to advise small business owners and start-ups with planning, marketing or financial solutions.
The sessions are free but you must make an appointment. To set up your appointment online, visit the counseling page at www.scorechicago.org/. If you have questions, call SCORE at 312-353-7724 or email info@scorechicago.org.
Sessions begin at 5:00 pm, 6:00 pm, and 7:00 pm.
No session 9/15/15.

Event Date: 
Sep

SCORE Small Business Counseling (by appointment only)

Take advantage of private one-hour sessions of business coaching.
Counselers from the Chicago Chapter of SCORE® will be at the Library to advise small business owners and start-ups with planning, marketing or financial solutions.
The sessions are free but you must make an appointment. To set up your appointment online, visit the counseling page at www.scorechicago.org/. If you have questions, call SCORE at 312-353-7724 or email info@scorechicago.org.
Sessions begin at 5:00 pm, 6:00 pm, and 7:00 pm.
No session 9/15/15.

Event Date: 
Aug

SCORE Small Business Counseling (by appointment only)

Take advantage of private one-hour sessions of business coaching.
Counselers from the Chicago Chapter of SCORE® will be at the Library to advise small business owners and start-ups with planning, marketing or financial solutions.
The sessions are free but you must make an appointment. To set up your appointment online, visit the counseling page at www.scorechicago.org/. If you have questions, call SCORE at 312-353-7724 or email info@scorechicago.org.
Sessions begin at 5:00 pm, 6:00 pm, and 7:00 pm.
No session 9/15/15.

Event Date: 
Aug

CJE SeniorLife Resource Counseling

Do you have questions about retirement and health insurance options? Are you facing a life changing decision, or concerned about long-term supports?
Take advantage of a private session with a Resource Specialist from CJE SeniorLife, trained to counsel adults age 60 and over, their families and caregivers.
Counseling includes topics such as the selection of appropriate retirement benefits, picking the right health insurance and Medicare programs, determining housing needs, identifying supportive resources, and much more.

Event Date: 
Jun

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