Events for Adults

December 13, 2017 - 10:00 AM
Ages 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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December 13, 2017 - 11:00 AM
Ages Adults 18+

Are you a South Suburban College ESL student looking for an opportunity to practice your English skills? Join us once a month at Conversation Cafe for games and snacks!

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December 14, 2017 - 3:00 PM

Join us for our first ever Star Wars themed Comic Con, and be immersed into our Star Wars Universe! Dress up as your favorite Star Wars character, play FORCE bingo, meet our guest comic book artists, attend panels, get your picture taken with your favorite characters, battle it out in our trivia competition, and so much more! The Comic Con is open to all ages, so bring your friends, families, and wookiees with you!

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December 15, 2017 - 2:00 PM
Ages Adults 18+

Buddy (Will Ferrell) was accidentally transported to the North Pole as a toddler and raised to adulthood among Santa's elves. Unable to shake the feeling that he doesn't fit in, the adult Buddy travels to New York, in full elf uniform, in search of his real father. As it happens, this is Walter Hobbs (James Caan), a cynical businessman. After a DNA test proves this, Walter reluctantly attempts to start a relationship with the childlike Buddy with increasingly chaotic results.(IMDB). Popcorn provided. Movie titles subject to change. Rated PG

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December 20, 2017 - 6:30 PM
Ages Adults 18+

Provides an introduction to PowerPoint—a popular software program used for presentations. You should be fairly comfortable with using a mouse and keyboard. There is no fee for this class. Advanced registration is required.

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December 20, 2017 - 7:00 PM
Ages Adults 18+

If you consider yourself a movie buff or an amateur film critic—or if you just enjoy watching movies and talking about them—the Acorn Movie Club may be right for you. The group watches and discusses a variety of thought provoking, challenging, and groundbreaking contemporary and classic films from around the world and meets the third Wednesday of every month at 7:00pm to talk about them. If you have any questions or would like to join, contact the Adult Services Department at 708-687-3700.

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December 26, 2017 - 10:00 AM
Ages Adults 18+

Join us for bingo and light refreshments for a chance to win fun prizes! This program takes place on the last Tuesday of every month at 10:00AM.

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December 27, 2017 - 6:30 PM
Ages Adults 18+

Stop by and play a variety of tabletop board games with friends and community members. Games are provided but you are welcome to bring your own! Meetings take place monthly on the last Wednesday at 6:30PM.

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December 28, 2017 - 6:30 PM
Ages Adults 18+

Love crafting and looking to meet new people? Bring your needlework or any craft project to work on, and sit back and enjoy chatting and sharing skills with other crafters. All meetings will be held the last Thursday of each month from 6:30PM-8:30PM.

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January 3, 2018 - 7:00 PM
Ages Adults 18+

Need assistance with your genealogy research? Patty Higgins, president of the South Suburban Genealogical and Historical Society, is available to answer your questions here at Acorn on the first Wednesday of each month between 7 and 8pm!

For more information about SSGHS, visit www.ssghs.org

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January 4, 2018 - 7:30 PM

The Barcodes meet on the first Thursday of every month in our new location in the conference room. For more information or to reserve a copy of the book, contact the Adult Services Department at 708-687-3700.

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January 5, 2018 - 2:00 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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