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Cutting Cable TV's Cord: Internet TV for Beginners

There are numerous options for watching TV these days beyond cable or over-the-air. The experts from local technology company FireLogic will provide a hands-on lecture showing you how to take advantage of modern internet TV services like YouTube, Netflix, Hulu, SlingTV, and more. The class will target a variety of devices like laptops, tablets, set-top boxes, and game consoles.

Event Date: 
Sep

Bubble and Squawk Cookbook Discussion

Ever wonder if a cookbook is any good?
Every other month we will have a discussion on a cookbook.
Choose a recipe from the book selected, make the recipe and bring the completed dish to the discussion. The night of the discussion we will sample all the dishes and discuss the recipes and the overall book. Participants must bring a dish to participate.
December's featured cookbook is Betty Crocker Christmas Cookies. Copies will be available at the Adult Services Reference desk 3rd floor.

Event Date: 
Dec

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: 
Sep

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: 
Sep

Smash Box Weekend: Grand Opening of The Creative Studio & Wonder Ground (Day 2)

Get an exclusive sneak peek at our new spaces The Creative Studio & Wonder Ground on Saturday and Sunday! To celebrate the opening of Wonder Ground, join us in the Large Meeting Room at 2pm for "Getting Excited About Science" featuring scientist Steve Belliveau.

Take an "Ah-Ha" Tour of The Creative Studio A & B on the Lower Level from 2-4pm and Wonder Ground in KidSpace from 3-4pm. Become inspired or discovery something new!

Event Date: 
Sep

Smash Box Weekend: Grand Opening of The Creative Studio & Wonder Ground (Day 1)

Get an exclusive sneak peek at our new spaces The Creative Studio & Wonder Ground on Saturday and Sunday!

[Large Meeting Room – 11am-4pm]
Teens and adults can watch a live demo of a 3D printer as well as how to use a GoPro camera. Also, make a small project using a laser cutter, vinyl cutter, and sewing machines. Using our portable green screen, get your photo taken with our famous Summer Reading Club mascot Glummy around the world.

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: 
Sep

Dating Photographs from Clothing

Family photographs are hard to date as generations pass away. Many people have unidentified photos in their collection. This is where costume dating can be helpful. Become familiar with certain popular silhouettes to assign a date range to a photograph. Basic facial recognition will also be covered. Please bring photographs with you to the lecture. Presented by Ellie Carlson.

Event Date: 
Sep

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