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Sunday May 24, 2015 Go To Top
office_closedsign.GIF Library Closed Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The library is closed today in observance of Memorial Day.

Monday May 25, 2015 Go To Top
office_closedsign.GIF Library Closed Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The library is closed today in observance of Memorial Day.

Tuesday May 26, 2015 Go To Top
office_lightbulb 6:00 PM  -  8:45 PM English Language Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Oakton Community College   847-635-1426   
   

A free class for adults who want to improve English speaking, reading and writing skills. Registration occurs in person, during class.

Sponsored by Oakton Community College.

    Location: Roehri Room
Wednesday May 27, 2015 Go To Top
misc_chefshat 11:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Chef Demo Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

A chef demonstration and tasting of an easy-to-prepare appetizer, main dish, salad, or dessert. Sponsored by Lincolnwood Place: A Senior Lifestyle Community.

    Location: Roehri Room
 
rec_knitting 11:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Knitting Circle Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

Want to learn to knit? Working on a knitting or crochet projects? Drop-in to share tips, show off your work and converse with fellow needle arts enthusiasts.

    Location: Roehri Room
 
elect_laptop.GIF 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Tech Help Drop-In Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Digital Services Department   847-677-5277 x 293   digitalservices@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

Bring your gadgets and your technology questions to this open house tech drop-in.  Our savvy librarians will be on hand to help make technology work for you. 

    Location: Conference Room
Thursday May 28, 2015 Go To Top
ent_film-reel 10:30 AM Morning Matinee: Inherent Vice Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

(R, 2 hr. 28 min.)

In 1970, drug-fueled Los Angeles detective Larry "Doc" Sportello investigates the disappearance of a former girlfriend (IMDb).

    Location: Roehri Room
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Senior Resource Specialists Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

Stop by this informational table -- located in front of the Adult Services reference desk -- where you'll find information regarding the selection of appropriate retirement benefits, picking the right health insurance and Medicare programs, determining housing needs, identifying supportive resources, and much more. Hosted by Kathy Gaeding from CJE SeniorLife.

 
office_lightbulb 6:00 PM  -  8:45 PM English Language Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Oakton Community College   847-635-1426   
   

A free class for adults who want to improve English speaking, reading and writing skills. Registration occurs in person, during class.

Sponsored by Oakton Community College.

    Location: Roehri Room
Friday May 29, 2015 Go To Top
ent_film-reel 1:00 PM Friday Film: Into The Woods Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

(PG, 2 hr. 5 min.)

A witch tasks a childless baker and his wife with procuring magical items from classic fairy tales to reverse the curse put on their family tree (IMDb).

    Location: Roehri Room
 
elect_e_reader.GIF 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Do More with Your iPad Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Digital Services   847-677-5277 x 293   digitalservices@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

Registration required

This intermediate level class is a follow up to iPad Basics. We will cover topics such as: installing and deleting apps, making folders, multi-tasking gestures, photo and video and some iOS7 tips and tricks.

Students must provide their own iPad that has gone through the initial set-up process and is running the most current version of iOS. In addition, students must have their Apple ID and password readily available.

    Location: Conference Room
       
 
rec_knitting 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Common Thread Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

Participants of all ages, drop in to learn the basics of knitting, crocheting, or other fiber arts every Friday afternoon! Those interested in brushing up on skills or teaching others are always welcome.

    Location: Roehri Room
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Tuesday June 2, 2015 Go To Top
office_lightbulb 6:00 PM  -  8:45 PM English Language Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Oakton Community College   847-635-1426   
   

A free class for adults who want to improve English speaking, reading and writing skills. Registration occurs in person, during class.

Sponsored by Oakton Community College.

    Location: Roehri Room
Wednesday June 3, 2015 Go To Top
rec_knitting 11:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Knitting Circle Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

Want to learn to knit? Working on a knitting or crochet projects? Drop-in to share tips, show off your work and converse with fellow needle arts enthusiasts.

    Location: Roehri Room
Thursday June 4, 2015 Go To Top
ent_film-reel 10:30 AM Morning Matinee: The Rewrite Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

(NR, 1 hr. 47 min.)

An Oscar-winning writer in a slump leaves Hollywood to teach screenwriting at a college on the East Coast, where he falls for a single mom taking his classes (IMDb).

    Location: Roehri Room
 
office_lightbulb 6:00 PM  -  8:45 PM English Language Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Oakton Community College   847-635-1426   
   

A free class for adults who want to improve English speaking, reading and writing skills. Registration occurs in person, during class.

Sponsored by Oakton Community College.

    Location: Grant Room
Friday June 5, 2015 Go To Top
ent_film-reel 1:00 PM Friday Film: Still Alice Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

(PG-13, 1 hr. 41 min.)

A linguistics professor and her family find their bonds tested when she is diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease (IMDb).

    Location: Roehri Room
 
rec_knitting 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Common Thread Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

Participants of all ages, drop in to learn the basics of knitting, crocheting, or other fiber arts every Friday afternoon! Those interested in brushing up on skills or teaching others are always welcome.

    Location: Roehri Room
Monday June 8, 2015 Go To Top
nat_sun Summer Reading Begins! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Summer reading: June 8-July 31 (8-weeks)

 
lib_book_bunch1 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Book Discussion: Longbourn by Jo Baker Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

The adult book discussion features Longbourn by Jo Baker.

Elizabeth and Darcy take a backseat in this engrossing Austen homage, which focuses on the lives of the servants of Longbourn rather than the Bennet family. Baker’s (The Undertow, 2012) novel finds Sarah, the Bennets’ young, pretty housemaid, yearning for something more than washing soiled dresses and undergarments. The arrival of a handsome new footman, James Smith, creates quite a stir as he’s hired after a heated discussion between Mrs. Hill, the cook and head of the servants, and Mr. Bennet. Sarah isn’t sure what to make of the enigmatic new member of the household staff, but she’s soon distracted by the Bingleys’ charismatic footman, Ptolemy, who takes an interest in Sarah and regales her with his dreams of opening up a tobacco shop. Baker vividly evokes the lives of the lower classes in nineteenth-century England, from trips in the rain to distant shops to the struggles of an infantryman in the Napoleonic Wars. She takes a few liberties with Austen’s characters—Wickham’s behavior takes on a more sinister aspect here—but mostly Austen’s novel serves as a backdrop for the compelling stories of the characters who keep the Bennet household running.

- Huntley, Christine Copyright Booklist September 2013

 

    Location: Roehri Room
Tuesday June 9, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none SD74: Last Day of School Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
Wednesday June 10, 2015 Go To Top
rec_knitting 11:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Knitting Circle Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

Want to learn to knit? Working on a knitting or crochet projects? Drop-in to share tips, show off your work and converse with fellow needle arts enthusiasts.

    Location: Roehri Room
Thursday June 11, 2015 Go To Top
ent_film-reel 10:30 AM Morning Matinee: Cake Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

(R, 1 hr. 42 min.)

Claire becomes fascinated by the suicide of a woman in her chronic pain support group while grappling with her own, very raw personal tragedy (IMDb).

    Location: Roehri Room
 
ent_film-reel 1:00 PM Throwback Thursday: All That Jazz (1979) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

(R, 2 hr. 3 min.)

Director/choreographer Bob Fosse tells his own story as he details the sordid life of a womanizing, drug-using dancer (IMDb).

    Location: Roehri Room
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Friday June 12, 2015 Go To Top
ent_film-reel 1:00 PM Friday Film: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

(PG-13, 2 hr. 3 min.)

Katniss Everdeen is in District 13 after she shatters the games forever. Under the leadership of President Coin and the advice of her trusted friends, Katniss spreads her wings as she fights to save Peeta and a nation moved by her courage (IMDb).

    Location: Roehri Room
 
elect_e_reader.GIF 2:00 PM  -  2:45 PM eMedia One-on-One Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Digital Services   847-677-5277 x 293   digitalservices@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

Registration required

Learn how to use popular 24/7 library services in a personal one-on-one session with a librarian.  Bring your mobile device or laptop and learn how to use OverDrive, Hoopla and Flipster to get free eBooks, movies, music and magazines from the comfort of your own home or on the go!

        There is 1 space available.
 
elect_e_reader.GIF 3:00 PM  -  3:45 PM eMedia One-on-One Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Digital Services   847-677-5277 x 293   digitalservices@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

Registration required

Learn how to use popular 24/7 library services in a personal one-on-one session with a librarian.  Bring your mobile device or laptop and learn how to use OverDrive, Hoopla and Flipster to get free eBooks, movies, music and magazines from the comfort of your own home or on the go!

        There is 1 space available.
 
rec_knitting 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Common Thread Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

Participants of all ages, drop in to learn the basics of knitting, crocheting, or other fiber arts every Friday afternoon! Those interested in brushing up on skills or teaching others are always welcome.

Lucie Sinkler, from Evanston's CloseKnit Yarn Store, will be available to help with current projects or to teach new knitting and crochet techniques to yarn enthusiasts of all ages.

    Location: Roehri Room
 
elect_e_reader.GIF 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM eMedia One-on-One Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Digital Services   847-677-5277 x 293   digitalservices@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

Registration required

Learn how to use popular 24/7 digital library services in a personal one-on-one session with a librarian.  Bring your mobile device or laptop and learn how to use OverDrive, Hoopla and Flipster to get free eBooks, movies, music and magazines from the comfort of your own home or on the go!

        There is 1 space available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM Movie Under the Stars: Paddington Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

Bring your blankets and lawn chairs and join us as we kick-off the Summer Reading Club with a special all-inclusive Rhythm Revolution drumming circle from 7:30-8:00pm in the parking lot followed by the movie Paddington outside on the big screen! Popcorn, Cotton Candy, Frozen Custard while supplies last.

Additional parking is available at the school. If it is raining, the event will be held inside, with limited seating.

Sunday June 14, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Music Biz 101 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

Want a workshop full of useful and practical information about the music business? Dave Rudolf will share basics like how to put a promo package together, writing tips, recording sources and how to publish as well as demonstrate crucial computer programs to make your life as a musician, artist or writer easier.

    Location: Roehri Room
Tuesday June 16, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Veteran Center Services Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

An informational table about readjustment services available to eligible veterans and their families in the form of counseling, benefits info, job referral and employment assistance. Hosted by the Evanston Vet Center.

Located in front of the Adult Services reference desk.

Wednesday June 17, 2015 Go To Top
rec_knitting 11:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Knitting Circle Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

Want to learn to knit? Working on a knitting or crochet projects? Drop-in to share tips, show off your work and converse with fellow needle arts enthusiasts.

    Location: Roehri Room
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM App, App, & Away! Summer Series: Music Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Digital Services Department   847-677-5277 x 293   digitalservices@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

You already know what a mobile app is, and how to download one...now join us to get (and share!) suggestions for apps on these fun summer themes.

Get in the swing our our summer reading program, Read to the Rhythym, with music-related apps. We'll cover apps to help you enjoy old favorites, find your next favorite, and maybe even make some music of your own. Feel free to bring your own device or just bring yourself!

    Location: Roehri Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Campaigns That Drive Action – Feedback through Surveys, Polls and Reviews Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Registration Required

Marketing activities help a small business or organization achieve its goals and objectives. This
session will reveal some simple but effective best practices and considerations for small
businesses seeking to gather information that allows them to gain valuable insights from their
audiences and move their organization forward.

This SCORE Chicago seminar will be led by Norbert Barszczewski, of JP NetQuest, Inc.

    Location: Roehri Room
       
Thursday June 18, 2015 Go To Top
ent_film-reel 10:30 AM Morning Matinee: Maps to the Stars Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

(R, 1 hr. 51 min.)

A tour into the heart of a Hollywood family chasing celebrity, one another and the relentless ghosts of their pasts (IMDb).

    Location: Roehri Room
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z_cust_libgraphic 6:30 PM Library Board of Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagment Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   
The Lincolnwood Library Board of Trustees meets the third Thursday of the month unless otherwise noted.
    Location: Conference Room
Friday June 19, 2015 Go To Top
ent_film-reel 1:00 PM Friday Film: American Sniper Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

(R, 2 hr. 12 min.)

Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle's pinpoint accuracy saves countless lives on the battlefield and turns him into a legend. Back home to his wife and kids after four tours of duty, however, Chris finds that it is the war he can't leave behind (IMDb).

    Location: Roehri Room
 
rec_knitting 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Common Thread Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

Participants of all ages, drop in to learn the basics of knitting, crocheting, or other fiber arts every Friday afternoon! Those interested in brushing up on skills or teaching others are always welcome.

    Location: Roehri Room
Saturday June 20, 2015 Go To Top
ent_film-reel 2:00 PM Family Movie: Penguins of Madagascar Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

(PG, 1 hr. 32 min.)

Skipper, Kowalski, Rico and Private join forces with undercover organization The North Wind to stop the villainous Dr. Octavius Brine from destroying the world as we know it. (IMDb).

    Location: Roehri Room
Sunday June 21, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Roots of Rural Music with Chris Vallillo Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

Chris Vallillo draws on his experiences as a music collector and performer of the songs of rural America; from the first pioneers through the era of Steamboats, trains and early radio. Vallillo brings this rich heritage to life in a lively performance and discussion of roots music and its impact on our lives today while performing on a fine collection of vintage instruments.

    Location: Roehri Room
Tuesday June 23, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:30 PM eMedia: free ebooks, movies, music and magazines! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Digital Services Department   847-677-5277 x 293   digitalservices@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

Learn how to get free eBooks, magazines, movies, music and more from our 24/7 digital library services OverDrive, Flipster and Hoopla.  This class will explore each service and how to download content to your smartphone, tablet or computer from the comfort of your own home or on the go.

    Location: Roehri Room
Wednesday June 24, 2015 Go To Top
misc_chefshat 11:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Chef Demo Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

A chef demonstration and tasting of an easy-to-prepare appetizer, main dish, salad, or dessert. Sponsored by Lincolnwood Place: A Senior Lifestyle Community.

    Location: Roehri Room
 
rec_knitting 11:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Knitting Circle Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

Want to learn to knit? Working on a knitting or crochet projects? Drop-in to share tips, show off your work and converse with fellow needle arts enthusiasts.

    Location: Roehri Room
Thursday June 25, 2015 Go To Top
ent_film-reel 10:30 AM Morning Matinee: Black or White Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

(PG-13, 2 hr. 1 min.)

A grieving widower is drawn into a custody battle over his granddaughter, whom he helped raise her entire life (IMDb).

    Location: Roehri Room
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Senior Resource Specialists Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

Stop by this informational table -- located in front of the Adult Services reference desk -- where you'll find information regarding the selection of appropriate retirement benefits, picking the right health insurance and Medicare programs, determining housing needs, identifying supportive resources, and much more. Hosted by Kathy Gaeding from CJE SeniorLife.

 
ent_film-reel 1:00 PM Throwback Thursday: Young Frankenstein (1974) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

(PG, 1 hr. 46 min.)

Dr. Frankenstein's grandson, after years of living down the family reputation, inherits granddad's castle and repeats the experiments (IMDb).

    Location: Roehri Room
Friday June 26, 2015 Go To Top
ent_film-reel 1:00 PM Friday Film: The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

(PG-13, 2 hr. 24 min.)

Bilbo and company are forced to engage in a war against an array of combatants and keep the Lonely Mountain from falling into the hands of a rising darkness (IMDb).

    Location: Roehri Room
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rec_knitting 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Common Thread Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

Participants of all ages, drop in to learn the basics of knitting, crocheting, or other fiber arts every Friday afternoon! Those interested in brushing up on skills or teaching others are always welcome.

    Location: Roehri Room
Saturday June 27, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Wearable Technology Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Digital Services Department   847-677-5277 x 293   digitalservices@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   
Very Smart People discuss current wearable technology trends such as Apple Watch and Fitbit and consider the potential future impact that wearables will have on how we interact with our environment.
    Location: Roehri Room
Monday June 29, 2015 Go To Top
elect_laptop.GIF 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Tech Help Drop-In Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Digital Services Department   847-677-5277 x 293   digitalservices@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

Bring your gadgets and your technology questions to this open house tech drop-in.  Our savvy librarians will be on hand to help make technology work for you. 

    Location: Conference Room
Tuesday June 30, 2015 Go To Top
office_lightbulb 6:00 PM  -  8:45 PM English Language Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Oakton Community College   847-635-1426   
   

A free class for adults who want to improve English speaking, reading and writing skills. Registration occurs in person, during class.

Sponsored by Oakton Community College.

    Location: Roehri Room
Wednesday July 1, 2015 Go To Top
rec_knitting 11:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Knitting Circle Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

Want to learn to knit? Working on a knitting or crochet projects? Drop-in to share tips, show off your work and converse with fellow needle arts enthusiasts.

    Location: Roehri Room
Thursday July 2, 2015 Go To Top
ent_film-reel 10:30 AM Morning Matinee: Mommy Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

(R, 2 hr. 19 min.)

A widowed single mother, raising her violent son alone, finds new hope when a mysterious neighbor inserts herself into their household (IMDb).

    Location: Roehri Room
 
office_lightbulb 6:00 PM  -  8:45 PM English Language Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Oakton Community College   847-635-1426   
   

A free class for adults who want to improve English speaking, reading and writing skills. Registration occurs in person, during class.

Sponsored by Oakton Community College.

    Location: Grant Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM The First Flute: Stories from Around the World Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

Recommended for Grades PreK-8th
Children 8 years and younger must be accompanied by an adult

Bone flutes, clay flutes, bamboo flutes, wooden flutes, metal flutes! Flutes from around the world are played on our journey. Stories from many cultures are shared. Audience members still participate in a “rhythm band” of authentic instruments! Presented by Christine Buik from C.R.I.CKET.

    Location: Roehri Room
Friday July 3, 2015 Go To Top
ent_film-reel 1:00 PM Friday Film: The Wedding Ringer Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

(R, 1 hr. 41 min.)

Two weeks shy of his wedding, a socially awkward guy enters into a charade by hiring the owner of a company that provides best men for grooms in need (IMDb).

    Location: Roehri Room
 
rec_knitting 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Common Thread Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

Participants of all ages, drop in to learn the basics of knitting, crocheting, or other fiber arts every Friday afternoon! Those interested in brushing up on skills or teaching others are always welcome.

    Location: Roehri Room
Saturday July 4, 2015 Go To Top
office_closedsign.GIF Library Closed Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

The Library is closed today in observance of Independence Day.

Tuesday July 7, 2015 Go To Top
office_lightbulb 6:00 PM  -  8:45 PM English Language Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Oakton Community College   847-635-1426   
   

A free class for adults who want to improve English speaking, reading and writing skills. Registration occurs in person, during class.

Sponsored by Oakton Community College.

    Location: Roehri Room
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Wednesday July 8, 2015 Go To Top
rec_knitting 11:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Knitting Circle Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

Want to learn to knit? Working on a knitting or crochet projects? Drop-in to share tips, show off your work and converse with fellow needle arts enthusiasts.

    Location: Roehri Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM TEDxLincolnwoodLibrary Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

Registration Required

Watch a screening of TED Talks by experts and innovators in the field of music, and then join the conversation: How does music move you?

    Location: Roehri Room
       
Thursday July 9, 2015 Go To Top
ent_film-reel 10:30 AM Morning Matinee: Mr. Turner Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

(R, 2 hr. 30 min.)

An exploration of the last quarter century of the great, if eccentric, British painter J.M.W. Turner's life (IMDb).

    Location: Roehri Room
 
ent_film-reel 1:00 PM Throwback Thursday: Jurassic Park (1993) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

(PG-13, 2 hr. 7 min.)

During a preview tour, a theme park suffers a major power breakdown that allows its cloned dinosaur exhibits to run amok (IMDb).

    Location: Roehri Room
 
office_lightbulb 6:00 PM  -  8:45 PM English Language Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Oakton Community College   847-635-1426   
   

A free class for adults who want to improve English speaking, reading and writing skills. Registration occurs in person, during class.

Sponsored by Oakton Community College.

    Location: Roehri Room
Friday July 10, 2015 Go To Top
ent_film-reel 1:00 PM Friday Film: Jupiter Ascending Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

(PG-13, 2 hr. 7 min.)

A young woman discovers her destiny as an heiress of intergalactic nobility and must fight to protect the inhabitants of Earth from an ancient and destructive industry (IMDb).

    Location: Roehri Room
 
rec_knitting 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Common Thread Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

Participants of all ages, drop in to learn the basics of knitting, crocheting, or other fiber arts every Friday afternoon! Those interested in brushing up on skills or teaching others are always welcome.

    Location: Roehri Room
Saturday July 11, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Android Basics Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Need some help with an Android phone or tablet? Come learn the basics of Google Android with our expert.

    Location: Roehri Room
Monday July 13, 2015 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Book Discussion: In the Shadow of the Banyan Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services Department   847-677-5277 x 230   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

The adult book discussion features In the Shadow of the Banyan by Vaddey Ratner.

Ratner’s first novel recounts the harrowing experiences of Raami, the seven-year-old daughter of a prince, during the rise of the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia and her family’s capture and internment in work camps. What makes her novel especially remarkable is that it’s based on Ratner’s real experiences as a young girl of the Cambodian aristocracy under the Khmer Rouge. Her heartrending, mournful tale depicts the horrors of the killing fields and the senselessness of the violence there while still managing to capture small, beautiful moments. Raami is an imaginative girl, captivated by her father’s poetry, and it is through his words that she comes to understand the way stories become not only a vehicle for memory but also a source of power. By countering the stark reality of her experience with lyrical descriptions of the natural beauty of the country and its people, Ratner has crafted an elegiac tribute of the country she knew and loved. A note from and interview with Ratner further details her childhood in Cambodia and escape to the U.S.

- Hunter, Sarah Copyright Booklist June 2012

    Location: Roehri Room
Tuesday July 14, 2015 Go To Top
office_lightbulb 6:00 PM  -  8:45 PM English Language Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Oakton Community College   847-635-1426   
   

A free class for adults who want to improve English speaking, reading and writing skills. Registration occurs in person, during class.

Sponsored by Oakton Community College.

    Location: Roehri Room
Wednesday July 15, 2015 Go To Top
rec_knitting 11:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Knitting Circle Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

Want to learn to knit? Working on a knitting or crochet projects? Drop-in to share tips, show off your work and converse with fellow needle arts enthusiasts.

    Location: Roehri Room
Thursday July 16, 2015 Go To Top
ent_film-reel 10:30 AM Morning Matinee: The Cobbler Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

(PG-13, 1 hr. 39 min.)

Max Simkin repairs shoes in the same New York shop that has been in his family for generations. Disenchanted with the grind of daily life, Max stumbles upon a magical heirloom that allows him to step into the lives of his customers and see the world in a new way (IMDb).

    Location: Roehri Room
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misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Radio and the Great American Songbook Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

This interactive presentation, led by Steve Darnall, examines the role radio played in shaping the Great American Songbook, with rare recordings of radio performances from George Gershwin, Cole Porter, Johnny Mercer and many other legendary songwriters.

    Location: Roehri Room
 
office_lightbulb 6:00 PM  -  8:45 PM English Language Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Oakton Community College   847-635-1426   
   

A free class for adults who want to improve English speaking, reading and writing skills. Registration occurs in person, during class.

Sponsored by Oakton Community College.

    Location: Roehri Room
Friday July 17, 2015 Go To Top
ent_film-reel 1:00 PM Friday Film: Taken 3 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

(PG-13, 1 hr. 49 min.)

Ex-government operative Bryan Mills is accused of a ruthless murder he never committed or witnessed. As he is tracked and pursued, Mills brings out his particular set of skills to find the true killer and clear his name (IMDb).

    Location: Roehri Room
 
rec_knitting 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Common Thread Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

Participants of all ages, drop in to learn the basics of knitting, crocheting, or other fiber arts every Friday afternoon! Those interested in brushing up on skills or teaching others are always welcome.

    Location: Roehri Room
Saturday July 18, 2015 Go To Top
ent_film-reel 2:00 PM Family Movie: Annie (2014) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

(PG, 1 hr. 58 min.)

A foster kid, who lives with her mean foster mom, sees her life change when business tycoon and New York mayoral candidate Will Stacks makes a thinly-veiled campaign move and takes her in (IMDb).

    Location: Roehri Room
Sunday July 19, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Beautiful Noise with Denny Diamond and The Jewels Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

With a voice that rivals that of any Neil Diamond impersonator, Denny’s performance is all about the words and music of a superstar that’s held a place of honor in the entertainment world for decades. Join Denny and his two sons, Lucas and Spenser, as they charm the audience with their 4-piece band, courtesy of Spenser’s unique ability to play both bass and drums simultaneously.

    Location: Roehri Room
Monday July 20, 2015 Go To Top
elect_e_reader.GIF 2:00 PM  -  2:45 PM eMedia One-on-One Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Digital Services   847-677-5277 x 293   digitalservices@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

Registration required

Learn how to use popular 24/7 library services in a personal one-on-one session with a librarian.  Bring your mobile device or laptop and learn how to use OverDrive, Hoopla and Flipster to get free eBooks, movies, music and magazines from the comfort of your own home or on the go!

        There is 1 space available.
 
elect_e_reader.GIF 3:00 PM  -  3:45 PM eMedia One-on-One Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Digital Services   847-677-5277 x 293   digitalservices@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

Registration required

Learn how to use popular 24/7 library services in a personal one-on-one session with a librarian.  Bring your mobile device or laptop and learn how to use OverDrive, Hoopla and Flipster to get free eBooks, movies, music and magazines from the comfort of your own home or on the go!

        There is 1 space available.
 
elect_e_reader.GIF 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM eMedia One-on-One Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Digital Services   847-677-5277 x 293   digitalservices@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

Registration required

Learn how to use popular 24/7 digital library services in a personal one-on-one session with a librarian.  Bring your mobile device or laptop and learn how to use OverDrive, Hoopla and Flipster to get free eBooks, movies, music and magazines from the comfort of your own home or on the go!

        There is 1 space available.
 
lib_book_bunch1 7:30 PM Books In the Woods Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services Department   847-677-5277 x 230   adultservices@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

Registration required

The Martian by Andy Weir

Six days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first men to walk on the surface of Mars. Now he's sure he'll be the first man to die there. It started with the dust storm that holed his suit and forced his crew to leave him behind, sure he was already dead. Now he's stranded millions of miles from the nearest human being, with no way to even signal Earth that he's alive. Drawing on his ingenuity, his engineering skills--and a relentless, dogged refusal to quit--he steadfastly confronts one seemingly insurmountable obstacle after the next. But will his resourcefulness be enough to overcome the impossible odds against him?

Movie release date: 11/25/15. Starring Matt Damon

    Location: L. Woods Restaurant
       
Tuesday July 21, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Veteran Center Services Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

An informational table about readjustment services available to eligible veterans and their families in the form of counseling, benefits info, job referral and employment assistance. Hosted by the Evanston Vet Center.

Located in front of the Adult Services reference desk.

 
office_lightbulb 6:00 PM  -  8:45 PM English Language Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Oakton Community College   847-635-1426   
   

A free class for adults who want to improve English speaking, reading and writing skills. Registration occurs in person, during class.

Sponsored by Oakton Community College.

    Location: Roehri Room
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Wednesday July 22, 2015 Go To Top
misc_chefshat 11:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Chef Demo Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

A chef demonstration and tasting of an easy-to-prepare appetizer, main dish, salad, or dessert. Sponsored by Lincolnwood Place: A Senior Lifestyle Community.

    Location: Roehri Room
 
rec_knitting 11:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Knitting Circle Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

Want to learn to knit? Working on a knitting or crochet projects? Drop-in to share tips, show off your work and converse with fellow needle arts enthusiasts.

    Location: Roehri Room
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM App, App, & Away! Summer Series: Food Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Digital Services Department   847-677-5277 x 293   digitalservices@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

You already know what a mobile app is, and how to download one...now join us to get (and share!) suggestions for apps on these fun summer themes.

Calling all foodies! In honor of National Culinary Arts Month, we'll look at apps for cooking, eating out, ordering in, grocery shopping and dieting. Feel free to bring your own device or just bring yourself!

    Location: Roehri Room
Thursday July 23, 2015 Go To Top
ent_film-reel 10:30 AM Morning Matinee: Leviathan Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

(R, 2 hr. 20 min.)

In a Russian coastal town, Kolya is forced to fight the corrupt mayor when he is told that his house will be demolished. He recruits a lawyer friend to help, but the man's arrival brings further misfortune for Kolya and his family (IMDb).

    Location: Roehri Room
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Senior Resource Specialists Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

Stop by this informational table -- located in front of the Adult Services reference desk -- where you'll find information regarding the selection of appropriate retirement benefits, picking the right health insurance and Medicare programs, determining housing needs, identifying supportive resources, and much more. Hosted by Kathy Gaeding from CJE SeniorLife.

 
ent_film-reel 1:00 PM Throwback Thursday: To Kill a Mockingbird (1962) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

(NR, 2 hr. 9 min.)

Atticus Finch, a lawyer in the Depression-era South, defends a black man against an undeserved rape charge, and his kids against prejudice (IMDb).

    Location: Roehri Room
 
office_lightbulb 6:00 PM  -  8:45 PM English Language Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Oakton Community College   847-635-1426   
   

A free class for adults who want to improve English speaking, reading and writing skills. Registration occurs in person, during class.

Sponsored by Oakton Community College.

    Location: Roehri Room
Friday July 24, 2015 Go To Top
ent_film-reel 1:00 PM Friday Film: Mortdecai Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

(R, 1 hr. 47 min.)

Juggling angry Russians, the British Mi5, and an international terrorist, debonair art dealer and part time rogue Charlie Mortdecai races to recover a stolen painting rumored to contain a code that leads to lost Nazi gold (IMDb).

    Location: Roehri Room
 
rec_knitting 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Common Thread Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

Participants of all ages, drop in to learn the basics of knitting, crocheting, or other fiber arts every Friday afternoon! Those interested in brushing up on skills or teaching others are always welcome.

    Location: Roehri Room
Saturday July 25, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Easy Entertaining: Fresh Summer Fare Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

Summer is filled with neighborhood gatherings and backyard BBQ’s.  Whether you’re inside or outdoors, food is the star of any get-together.  Drop your kids off at Lincolnwoodfest and join Whole Foods Market Sauganash for a cooking class inspired by the bounty of summer! Registration Required.

    Location: Roehri Room
       
Sunday July 26, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Instrument Petting Zoo with School of Rock Evanston Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

The School of Rock Evanston will be hosting an Instrument Petting Zoo at the Lincolnwood Public Library! Come see and PLAY their rock instruments!  They will have everything from the Guiro to the Electric Guitar.  At School of Rock Evanston, they believe the best way to learn music is to play music, so come check out the instruments they use to get kids ROCKIN' on stage!

    Location: Roehri Room
Tuesday July 28, 2015 Go To Top
office_lightbulb 6:00 PM  -  8:45 PM English Language Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Oakton Community College   847-635-1426   
   

A free class for adults who want to improve English speaking, reading and writing skills. Registration occurs in person, during class.

Sponsored by Oakton Community College.

    Location: Roehri Room
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Wednesday July 29, 2015 Go To Top
rec_knitting 11:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Knitting Circle Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

Want to learn to knit? Working on a knitting or crochet projects? Drop-in to share tips, show off your work and converse with fellow needle arts enthusiasts.

    Location: Roehri Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Intro to PowerPoint Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Digital Services   847-677-5277 x293   digitalservices@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

Registration required

Microsoft PowerPoint is a powerful presentation tool.  This introductory class will cover the basics of creating a slide show including using design templates and inserting media and text.

    Location: Conference Room
       
Thursday July 30, 2015 Go To Top
ent_film-reel 10:30 AM Morning Matinee: Black Sea Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

(R, 1 hr. 54 min.)

In order to make good with his former employers, a submarine captain takes a job with a shadowy backer to search the depths of the Black Sea for a submarine rumored to be loaded with gold (IMDb).

    Location: Grant Room
 
elect_laptop.GIF 3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Tech Help Drop-In Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Digital Services Department   847-677-5277 x 293   digitalservices@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

Bring your gadgets and your technology questions to this open house tech drop-in.  Our savvy librarians will be on hand to help make technology work for you. 

    Location: Conference Room
Friday July 31, 2015 Go To Top
nat_sun Summer Reading Ends! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Summer reading: June 8-July 31 (8-weeks)

 
ent_film-reel 1:00 PM Friday Film: Kingsman: The Secret Service Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

(R, 2hr. 8min.)

A spy organization recruits an unrefined, but promising street kid into the agency's ultra-competitive training program, just as a global threat emerges from a twisted tech genius (IMDb).

    Location: Roehri Room
 
rec_knitting 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Common Thread Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

Participants of all ages, drop in to learn the basics of knitting, crocheting, or other fiber arts every Friday afternoon! Those interested in brushing up on skills or teaching others are always welcome.

    Location: Roehri Room
Monday August 3, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM eMedia: free ebooks, movies, music and magazines! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Digital Services Department   847-677-5277 x 293   digitalservices@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

Learn how to get free eBooks, magazines, movies, music and more from our 24/7 digital library services OverDrive, Flipster and Hoopla.  This class will explore each service and how to download content to your smartphone, tablet or computer from the comfort of your own home or on the go.

    Location: Roehri Room
Tuesday August 4, 2015 Go To Top
office_lightbulb 6:00 PM  -  8:45 PM English Language Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Oakton Community College   847-635-1426   
   

A free class for adults who want to improve English speaking, reading and writing skills. Registration occurs in person, during class.

Sponsored by Oakton Community College.

    Location: Roehri Room
Wednesday August 5, 2015 Go To Top
rec_knitting 11:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Knitting Circle Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

Want to learn to knit? Working on a knitting or crochet projects? Drop-in to share tips, show off your work and converse with fellow needle arts enthusiasts.

    Location: Roehri Room
Thursday August 6, 2015 Go To Top
ent_film-reel 10:30 AM Morning Matinee: Beyond the Lights Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

(PG-13, 1 hr. 56 min.)

The pressures of fame have superstar singer Noni on the edge.  She meets Kaz, a young cop who helps her find the courage to develop her own voice and break free to become the artist she was meant to be (IMDb).

    Location: Roehri Room
 
ent_film-reel 1:00 PM Throwback Thursday: Blade Runner (1982) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

(R, 1 hr. 57 min.)

Rick Deckard must pursue and try to terminate four replicants who stole a ship in space and have returned to Earth to find their creator (IMDb).

    Location: Roehri Room
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office_lightbulb 6:00 PM  -  8:45 PM English Language Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Oakton Community College   847-635-1426   
   

A free class for adults who want to improve English speaking, reading and writing skills. Registration occurs in person, during class.

Sponsored by Oakton Community College.

    Location: Roehri Room
Friday August 7, 2015 Go To Top
ent_film-reel 1:00 PM Friday Film: Hot Tub Time Machine 2 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

(R, 1 hr. 33 min.)

When Lou finds himself in trouble, Nick and Jacob fire up the hot tub time machine in an attempt to get back to the past.  They inadvertently land in the future, and they must alter the future in order to save the past - which is really the present (IMDb).

    Location: Roehri Room
 
rec_knitting 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Common Thread Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

Participants of all ages, drop in to learn the basics of knitting, crocheting, or other fiber arts every Friday afternoon! Those interested in brushing up on skills or teaching others are always welcome.

    Location: Roehri Room
Monday August 10, 2015 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Book Discussion: A Thousand Acres Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services Department   847-677-5277 x 230   asd@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

The adult book discussion features A Thousand Acres by Jane Smiley.

Lear in Iowa. In a seaming, 20th-century version of Shakespeare's tragedy, Smiley--clawing open the "ingratitude" of a monarch's elder daughters to reveal a rage that could out-tempest Lear's--once again examines the buried secret hurts within families and the deadly results when damaged egos are unleashed: "The one thing...maybe no family could tolerate was things coming out into the open." Living under the iron order of that tyrannical, successful farmer Larry Cook, owner of 640 Iowa acres, are: daughter Rose, 34- year-old recovering cancer patient, mother of two and wife of ex-musician Pete, the perennial outsider, object of Larry's contempt; and childless Ginny, married to Tyler, an easygoing man who can betray with silence. Youngest daughter Caroline, whom motherless Rose and Ginny had raised and unfettered from Daddy, is a lawyer in Des Moines. It's at a well-liquored neighborhood social that Daddy announces he's giving up his farm to his three daughters. "I don't know," says cool lawyer Caroline, and Daddy slams off in a fury. As Rose and Ginny and their pleased husbands prepare for a release from Daddy's overlordship, something else is released when Rose--scenting out weakness in the terrible old man--hungers for revenge at last. Nothing but Daddy's repentance will do for deeds in the past so foul that Ginny has blotted out the memory and Rose has kept her silence. Circling around Rose's sizzling path toward impossible satisfaction, with Ginny in tow, are their husbands--one blunted, one death-bound--and a self-exiled native son who will drive a wedge between the two sisters, mingling a hate and lust/love that brings one to murder. As for Daddy's angel Caroline--come back to flight for Daddy (senile? maybe), never battered by home maelstroms--he's been simply a father "no more, no less." With the Bard's peak moments--the storm, a blinding, etc.--a potent tragedy immaculate in characters, stately pace, and lowering ambiance.

- Copyright Kirkus Reviews October 1991

    Location: Roehri Room
Tuesday August 11, 2015 Go To Top
office_lightbulb 6:00 PM  -  8:45 PM English Language Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Oakton Community College   847-635-1426   
   

A free class for adults who want to improve English speaking, reading and writing skills. Registration occurs in person, during class.

Sponsored by Oakton Community College.

    Location: Roehri Room
Wednesday August 12, 2015 Go To Top
rec_knitting 11:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Knitting Circle Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

Want to learn to knit? Working on a knitting or crochet projects? Drop-in to share tips, show off your work and converse with fellow needle arts enthusiasts.

    Location: Roehri Room
 
elect_laptop.GIF 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Intro to Microsoft Excel 2010 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Digital Services Department   847-677-5277 x 293   digitalservices@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

Registration required

Microsoft Excel is powerful spreadsheet software you can use to store and analyze data.  In this beginning class we will cover how to navigate around a spreadsheet and enter and edit data. We will also cover basic formatting skills, page setup features and how to save and print spreadsheets.

    Location: Conference Room
       
Thursday August 13, 2015 Go To Top
ent_film-reel 10:30 AM Morning Matinee: Predestination Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

(R, 1 hr. 37 min.)

On his final assignment, a time-traveling agent must pursue the one criminal that has eluded him (IMDb).

    Location: Roehri Room
 
office_lightbulb 6:00 PM  -  8:45 PM English Language Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Oakton Community College   847-635-1426   
   

A free class for adults who want to improve English speaking, reading and writing skills. Registration occurs in person, during class.

Sponsored by Oakton Community College.

    Location: Roehri Room
Friday August 14, 2015 Go To Top
ent_film-reel 1:00 PM Friday Film: Focus Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

(R, 1 hr. 45 min.)

In the midst of veteran con man Nicky's latest scheme, a woman from his past - now an accomplished femme fatale - shows up and throws his plans for a loop (IMDb).

    Location: Roehri Room
 
rec_knitting 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Common Thread Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

Participants of all ages, drop in to learn the basics of knitting, crocheting, or other fiber arts every Friday afternoon! Those interested in brushing up on skills or teaching others are always welcome.

    Location: Roehri Room
Saturday August 15, 2015 Go To Top
ent_film-reel 2:00 PM Family Movie: Home Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

(PG, 1 hr. 34 min.)

Oh, an alien on the run from his own people, lands on Earth and makes friends with the adventurous Tip, who is on a quest of her own. (IMDb).

    Location: Roehri Room
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Sunday August 16, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Kym Frankovelgia Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

Kym Frankovelgia's tribute to “The Great American Songbook” is a crowd pleasing musical program dedicated to "The Greatest Generation” and the music they created, which remains so popular today. Kym's unique blend of warmth and humor along with a huge catalogue of music in her repertoire will give you an afternoon you won't easily forget. The stage is her own personal playground where the audience is invited to play along. Laughter and tears are practically guaranteed.

    Location: Roehri Room
Tuesday August 18, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Veteran Center Services Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

An informational table about readjustment services available to eligible veterans and their families in the form of counseling, benefits info, job referral and employment assistance. Hosted by the Evanston Vet Center.

Located in front of the Adult Services reference desk.

 
office_lightbulb 6:00 PM  -  8:45 PM English Language Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Oakton Community College   847-635-1426   
   

A free class for adults who want to improve English speaking, reading and writing skills. Registration occurs in person, during class.

Sponsored by Oakton Community College.

    Location: Roehri Room
Wednesday August 19, 2015 Go To Top
rec_knitting 11:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Knitting Circle Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

Want to learn to knit? Working on a knitting or crochet projects? Drop-in to share tips, show off your work and converse with fellow needle arts enthusiasts.

    Location: Roehri Room
 
elect_laptop.GIF 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Do More with Microsoft Excel 2010 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Digital Services   847-677-5277 x 293   digitalservices@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

Registration required

In this follow-up class to Intro to Microsoft Excel 2010 we will introduce working with simple formulas and functions to perform calculations.

    Location: Conference Room
       
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Content Marketing 101: Today's Key to Getting Found on the Internet and Google Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

Current Internet marketing techniques depend heavily on influencing clients and prospects by
creating and sharing relevant information they are searching for. Learn some of the whys and
how to's of developing and presenting information to solve people's problems and answer their
questions rather than turning them off with direct advertising.

This SCORE Chicago seminar will be led by Michael Yublosky

    Location: Roehri Room
       
Thursday August 20, 2015 Go To Top
ent_film-reel 10:30 AM Morning Matinee: Love, Rosie Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

(R, 1 hr. 42 min.)

Rosie and Alex have been best friends since they were 5, so they couldn't possibly be right for one another...or could they? When it comes to love, life and making the right choices, these two are their own worst enemies (IMDb).

    Location: Roehri Room
 
ent_film-reel 1:00 PM Throwback Thursday: Mildred Pierce (1945) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

(NR, 1 hr. 51 min.)

After her cheating husband leaves her, Mildred Pierce proves she can become independent and successful, but cannot seem to win the approval of her spoiled daughter (IMDb).

    Location: Roehri Room
 
elect_laptop.GIF 3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Beginner's Series 1: Computer Basics Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Digital Services Department   847-677-5277 x 293   digitalservices@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

First class in two-part series - Registration required
Beginner's Series 2: Beginning Internet, August 27 at 3pm

Computer Basics is a hands-on class designed to get you comfortable using computers.  We will explore basic computer concepts and the Windows 7 operating system. Students must have some mouse and keyboard skills.*

*If you would like to sign up for the beginner series but do not know how to use a mouse or keyboard, please contact Digital Services to make a one-on-one appointment prior to class.

    Location: Conference Room
       
 
office_lightbulb 6:00 PM  -  8:45 PM English Language Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Oakton Community College   847-635-1426   
   

A free class for adults who want to improve English speaking, reading and writing skills. Registration occurs in person, during class.

Sponsored by Oakton Community College.

    Location: Roehri Room
Friday August 21, 2015 Go To Top
ent_film-reel 1:00 PM Friday Film: Chappie Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

(R, 2 hr. 0 min.)

In the near future, crime is patrolled by a mechanized police force. When one police droid, Chappie, is stolen and given new programming, he becomes the first robot with the ability to think and feel for himself (IMDb).

    Location: Roehri Room
 
rec_knitting 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Common Thread Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

Participants of all ages, drop in to learn the basics of knitting, crocheting, or other fiber arts every Friday afternoon! Those interested in brushing up on skills or teaching others are always welcome.

    Location: Roehri Room
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Monday August 24, 2015 Go To Top
elect_e_reader.GIF 6:00 PM  -  6:45 PM eMedia One-on-One Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Digital Services   847-677-5277 x 293   digitalservices@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

Registration required

Learn how to use popular 24/7 library services in a personal one-on-one session with a librarian.  Bring your mobile device or laptop and learn how to use OverDrive, Hoopla and Flipster to get free eBooks, movies, music and magazines from the comfort of your own home or on the go!

        There is 1 space available.
 
elect_e_reader.GIF 7:00 PM  -  7:45 PM eMedia One-on-One Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Digital Services   847-677-5277 x 293   digitalservices@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

Registration required

Learn how to use popular 24/7 library services in a personal one-on-one session with a librarian.  Bring your mobile device or laptop and learn how to use OverDrive, Hoopla and Flipster to get free eBooks, movies, music and magazines from the comfort of your own home or on the go!

        There is 1 space available.
 
elect_e_reader.GIF 8:00 PM  -  8:45 PM eMedia One-on-One Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Digital Services   847-677-5277 x 293   digitalservices@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

Registration required

Learn how to use popular 24/7 digital library services in a personal one-on-one session with a librarian.  Bring your mobile device or laptop and learn how to use OverDrive, Hoopla and Flipster to get free eBooks, movies, music and magazines from the comfort of your own home or on the go!

        There is 1 space available.
Tuesday August 25, 2015 Go To Top
office_lightbulb 6:00 PM  -  8:45 PM English Language Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Oakton Community College   847-635-1426   
   

A free class for adults who want to improve English speaking, reading and writing skills. Registration occurs in person, during class.

Sponsored by Oakton Community College.

    Location: Roehri Room
Wednesday August 26, 2015 Go To Top
misc_chefshat 11:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Chef Demo Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

A chef demonstration and tasting of an easy-to-prepare appetizer, main dish, salad, or dessert. Sponsored by Lincolnwood Place: A Senior Lifestyle Community.

    Location: Roehri Room
 
rec_knitting 11:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Knitting Circle Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

Want to learn to knit? Working on a knitting or crochet projects? Drop-in to share tips, show off your work and converse with fellow needle arts enthusiasts.

    Location: Roehri Room
 
elect_laptop.GIF 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Advanced Microsoft Excel 2010 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Digital Services   847-677-5277 x 293   digitalservices@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

Registration required

This class is for those ready to learn the more advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2010. We will continue working with functions and will learn how to use tables to analyze data.

    Location: Conference Room
       
Thursday August 27, 2015 Go To Top
ent_film-reel 10:30 AM Morning Matinee: McFarland, USA Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

(PG, 2 hr. 9 min.)

A cross country coach in a small California town transforms a team of athletes into championship contenders (IMDb).

    Location: Roehri Room
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Senior Resource Specialists Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

Stop by this informational table -- located in front of the Adult Services reference desk -- where you'll find information regarding the selection of appropriate retirement benefits, picking the right health insurance and Medicare programs, determining housing needs, identifying supportive resources, and much more. Hosted by Kathy Gaeding from CJE SeniorLife.

 
elect_laptop.GIF 3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Beginner's Series 2: Beginning Internet Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Digital Services Department   847-677-5277 x 293   digitalservices@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

Second class in two-part series - Registration required
Beginner's Series 1: Computer Basics, August 20 at 23pm

This follow up to Beginner's Series 1: Computer Basics is designed to get you surfing the web in no time.  We will learn basic concepts, discuss the many reasons people use the internet, practice using web browsers and perform simple searches. Students must have some mouse and keyboard skills.*

Please see the session's first program for registration information.

*If you would like to sign up for the beginner series but do not know how to use a mouse or keyboard, please contact Digital Services digitalservices@lincolnwoodlibrary.org to make a one-on-one appointment prior to class.

    Location: Conference Room
 
office_lightbulb 6:00 PM  -  8:45 PM English Language Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Oakton Community College   847-635-1426   
   

A free class for adults who want to improve English speaking, reading and writing skills. Registration occurs in person, during class.

Sponsored by Oakton Community College.

    Location: Roehri Room
Friday August 28, 2015 Go To Top
ent_film-reel 1:00 PM Friday Film: The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

(PG, 2 hr. 2 min.)

As the Best Exotic Marigold Hotel has only a single remaining vacancy - posing a rooming predicament for two fresh arrivals - Sonny pursues his expansionist dream of opening a second hotel (IMDb).

    Location: Roehri Room
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rec_knitting 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Common Thread Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

Participants of all ages, drop in to learn the basics of knitting, crocheting, or other fiber arts every Friday afternoon! Those interested in brushing up on skills or teaching others are always welcome.

    Location: Roehri Room
Saturday August 29, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Blogging 101 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Digital Services Department   847-677-5277 x 293   digitalservices@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

Registration Required

Got something to say? Say it in a blog! 'Very Smart People' will teach you how to use Blogger as a hobby or for promoting your skills. Following the 1-hour lecture stick around for one-on-one assistance to kickstart your blog! Have your own laptop? Bring it along for this interactive class!

    Location: Roehri Room
       
Monday August 31, 2015 Go To Top
elect_laptop.GIF 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Tech Help Drop-In Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Digital Services Department   847-677-5277 x 293   digitalservices@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

Bring your gadgets and your technology questions to this open house tech drop-in.  Our savvy librarians will be on hand to help make technology work for you. 

    Location: Conference Room
Sunday September 20, 2015 Go To Top
nat_tulip.GIF 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Lincolnwood Public Library Day at the Chicago Botanic Garden Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Community Engagement Department   847-677-5277 x 232   events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

At 1pm we will gather in the Lenhardt Library, located in the Regenstein Center of the Chicago Botanic Garden. Programming will include a library introduction, rare book viewing, and gallery talk on Lenhardt Library's current exhibtion: Ampelography: I Heard it Through the Grapevine.

Registered Lincolnwood resident cardholders will gain free admission and complimentary parking by showing their Lincolnwood Public Library card at the Chicago Botanic Garden Gatehouse.

*Must register by September 13

    Location: Chicago Botanic Garden
       
Monday September 21, 2015 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 7:30 PM Books In the Woods Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Adult Services Department   847-677-5277 x 230   adultservices@lincolnwoodlibrary.org
   

Registration required (open July 20)

This book discussion at L.Woods features: Studs Terkel’s Working: A Graphic Adaptation

Chicago legend Studs Terkel depicted the working lives of ordinary Americans – farmers, miners, barbers, hookers, box boys, stockbrokers – with unsurpassed dignity and frankness in his 1972 classic Working. Three decades later, Harvey Pekar introduced Working to a new generation in comic book form. A legend in his own right, Pekar enlisted both established comics veterans and some of the genre’s brightest new talent as contributors. Their diverse styles illuminate 28 of Terkel’s interviews with diverse workers, offering a perfect introduction to the graphic genre; according to Roger Ebert, it’s “the essence of Studs, seen from a new angle.”

    Location: L. Woods Restaurant
    The registration period has not begun.
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