Events for Adults

July 21, 2017 - 2:30 PM
Android 101

This class covers the basic operations and functions of using an Android tablet. You will also discover library resources that allow you to download eBooks, eAudiobooks, videos, and magazines to your device for free! Please be sure to bring your tablet.

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July 22, 2017 - 2:30 PM
Ages Adults 18+

Join us for a fun and unique way to unwind and express creativity! Adult coloring books have more intricate designs and patterns than those designed for children. All materials will be supplied. Coffee provided and adults only, please!

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July 24, 2017 - 2:00 PM
Ages 13+

NASA must devise a strategy to return Apollo 13 to Earth safely after the spacecraft undergoes massive internal damage putting the lives of the three astronauts on board in jeopardy.. (IMDB) Popcorn will be provided, this film is rated PG.

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

Come play Mah Jongg with friends and community members! Players of all skill levels are invited to attend. The group is self-guided. A limited number of sets will be provided. Meetings take place monthly on the last Wednesday at 10AM.

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July 26, 2017 - 2:00 PM

Looking to spice up your fiction reading with a little variety and conversation? Join Acorn Public Library’s book discussion group! The group reads and discusses both contemporary and classic fiction in an assortment of genres. Fiction in a Nutshell meets the last Wednesday of every other month at the Acorn Public Library.

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July 27, 2017 - 6:30 PM
Ages 18+

Do you love crafting and meeting 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.

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August 1, 2017 - 7:00 PM
Ages All

Similar to Bob Ross's programs, you will learn step by step how to paint a picture. Meet new friends, while creating a beautiful painting that you can take home with you. Brushes, canvases, and paint will all be provided! People of all skill levels are welcome to attend. Mocktails will be served! Space is extremely limited so sign up today!

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August 3, 2017 - 7:30 PM

The Barcodes meet on the first Thursday of every month at Beggars Pizza in Oak Forest. For more information or to reserve a copy of the book, contact the Adult Services Department at 708-687-3700.

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August 5, 2017 - 2:30 PM
Ages All

Stop by for some end of summer reading fun! We will have pizza, and pick our grand prize winners for the summer reading program. There will also be chances to win additional exciting prizes! Grand prize winners who are not present will be contacted by phone.

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August 7, 2017 - 2:00 PM
Ages 13+

An adaptation of the fairy tale about a monstrous-looking prince and a young woman who fall in love (IMDB). Popcorn will be provided, rated PG

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August 7, 2017 - 6:30 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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August 9, 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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