Events for Adults

September 25, 2018 - 10:00 AM
Ages 18 and up

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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September 25, 2018 - 7:00 PM
Ages 18+

In this class, you will learn about files and folders and how to use them to store and organize your documents and pictures. There is no fee for this class. Registration begins three weeks before the class.

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September 26, 2018 - 2:00 PM
Ages 18+

Fiction in a Nutshell meets the last Wednesday of every other month at 2p.m. at the Acorn Public Library. For more details and to reserve a book, contact the Adult Services Department.

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September 29, 2018 - 9:00 AM
Ages All Ages

Scheduled Activities:
-11AM: Acorn piñata for children 9 and younger
-2PM: 25 Year Time Capsule Closing Ceremony

Activities throughout the Day:
-Scavenger Hunt through Acorn’s History--Completion earns you a raffle ticket for a prize (one entry per person)!
-Local Artist Collections
-Squirrel Puppet Craft for Kids
-Photo Opportunities
-Debut of 50th Anniversary Library Video Interviews Project

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October 1, 2018 - 6:00 PM
Ages 18+

Come join the party just in time for the big day in December. Terry Lynch will be an “average Illinois citizen" leading audience members in a game-like atmosphere through the history of the state. Topics include Illinois' early years, historical happenings, and famous Illinoisans.

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October 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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October 4, 2018 - 7:30 PM

The Barcodes meet on the first Thursday of each Month at 7:30PM in the library Conference Room. For more information and book titles, contact the Adult Services Department.

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October 5, 2018 - 2:00 PM
Ages Adults 18+

During an adventure into the criminal underworld, Han Solo meets his future copilot Chewbacca and encounters Lando Calrissian years before joining the Rebellion. (IMDB). Popcorn provided. Movie titles subject to change. Rated PG-13

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October 9, 2018 - 7:00 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 10, 2018 - 10:00 AM
Ages 18 and up

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. The workshop takes place the second Wednesday of every month at 10AM.

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October 10, 2018 - 7:00 PM
Ages 18+

Basic Introduction into Microsoft Excel and how to use spreadsheets. You should be fairly comfortable with using the mouse and keyboard and data entry. We will create a simple budget using formatting, formulas and charts. There is no fee for this class. Registration begins three weeks before the class.

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October 11, 2018 - 6:30 PM
Ages 18+

Are you or is someone you know ready to begin receiving Social Security? If you are going to collect Social Security benefits in the next 10 years, invest an hour for a free session led by a retirement expert. Greg Kurinec of Bentron Financial Group offers a lively presentation.

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