Events for Adults

May 10, 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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May 11, 2017 - 6:30 PM
Ages Adults 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.

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May 11, 2017 - 7:00 PM

This is the talk for people who are absolutely convinced that they cannot grow anything. Deborah is not a master gardener, but her family grows the majority of their fruits and vegetables, and you can too. She has made just about every gardening mistake imaginable, and she shares her humorous insight and hard-won knowledge to put you on the path to growing vegetables that you can actually eat and enjoy.

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May 13, 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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May 15, 2017 - 7:00 PM

Anthony (Tony) La Piana is the author of Five Centuries of Italian American History 5th Edition. Inspired by his Mother, Edda Conte-La Piana, a human rights activist, he began working in human rights 35 years ago. La Piana conducts presentations for both public and private institutions around the country. He was an instructor in adult education at College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn, IL. He is also the founder and president of the National Italian American Council (NIAC) an Illinois based corporation.

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May 16, 2017 - 4:30 PM
Ages Adults 18+

Join us for Acorn Insiders, a program in which adult volunteers with special needs will color and sign bookmarks which will then be laminated and offered to library patrons as they check out books!

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May 19, 2017 - 3:30 PM
Ages Adults 18+

This class provides a brief introduction to using the internet. We will cover web browsers, search engines, and security.

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May 23, 2017 - 6:30 PM
Ages Adults 18+

Basic Introduction into Microsoft Word and how to use word processors with formatting, tables and more. You should be fairly comfortable with using the mouse and keyboard.

There is no fee for this class. Advanced registration is required.

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May 25, 2017 - 4:30 PM
Ages Adults 18+

Come play Bingo with friends and community members! Although this program is geared toward adults with special needs, all are welcome to attend!

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May 25, 2017 - 6:30 PM
Ages Adults 18+

In an updated version of Shakespeare's Taming of the Shrew, new kid Cameron James is head over heels for popular sophomore Bianca Stratford, but Bianca's overprotective father forbids her to date Cameron unless Bianca's older ill-tempered, rebellious sister Kat dates. But Joey Donner wants Bianca, so he uses sullen senior Patrick Verona to attempt to win Kat's heart. Will Patrick be able to win Kat over and Cameron will be able to have Bianca? (IMDB). Popcorn provided. Movie titles subject to change.

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May 31, 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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May 31, 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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