Watch the PBS documentary about the "real" Downton Abbey house, The Secrets of Highclere Castle, and hear from a librarian that visited the castle for first-hand accounts.
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A friendly group of singer/songwriters who share for fun and feedback or just for fun. Songwriters with original work to share and acoustic instruments are welcome to join in.
Library volunteers share a couple of hours a week helping staff or helping with special events and programs. Learn more in this one hour session, followed by a library tour and an individual, informal chat. Call Cyndi at 847-663-6614 with questions.
Docents from the Lyric Education Corps lecture about the composers and the performances while sharing music excerpts. The knights of the Holy Grail are charged with protecting Christendoms most sacred relic. Yet time after time, these supposedly incorruptible guardians succumb to the pleasures of the flesh, tempted by the enchantress Kundry and the machinations of the evil Klingsor.
Docents from the Lyric Education Corps lecture about the composers and the performances while sharing music excerpts.Violetta is Pariss most desirable courtesan. Shes sought after by societys most important men, wealthy in her own right, and perfectly content with her hedonistic, carefree existenceuntil she meets Alfredo Germont.
Registration required. Attendees will create the annual winter displays for the Library entrance containers and the Underground window well. An "in the dirt" experience.
Hyacinth and tulip blooms can lift a gardener's spirit, especially in the middle of February. Learn the ins and outs of forcing bulbs. Attendees are welcome to share their experiences with winter bulbs. Those wishing a hands-on experience will create the seasonal display in the library entrance containers.
Curious about the newest version of Windows or want to learn how to effectively use your new Windows 8 powered PC? The Microsoft experts from local technology company, FireLogic, will provide a full overview of how to navigate, utilize, and ultimately benefit from the changes that Windows 8 provides. A live demo lecture will be followed by an open forum questions and answers.
Safe Haven - Rated PG-13, 115 min - A young woman with a mysterious past lands in North Carolina where her bond with a widower forces her to confront the dark secret that haunts her.
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.