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Title
Date
Monday, August 01, 2016
Time
6:45 PM
Description
Don't miss these spot-on renditions of hits from two greats in rock: Billy Joel and Elton John. Arrive early for free treats from Whole Foods Market Schaumburg! Rain date: Tuesday, Aug. 2 Click here to see all of our Town Square events.
Location
Town Square
Library
STDL - Central Library
8:15 PM

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 02, 2016
Time
9:30 AM
Description
Professionals from Illinois workNet will offer expert guidance on finding a job in today's market. Subjects covered include writing resumes and cover letters, effective interview skills, networking and social media.

Register at WorkNetCC.com

Date
Tuesday, August 02, 2016
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Hail, Caesar!, 2016, PG-13, 106 minutes. This movie follows one day in the life of, Eddie Mannix, a 1950’s Hollywood Fixer for Capital Pictures. Eddie’s biggest problem occurs when studio star, Baird Whitlock, goes missing.
Location
AV Theatre
Library
STDL - Central Library
3:45 PM

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 02, 2016
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Harper College instructors will give ESL students information about career choices and postsecondary education. You’ll learn about the skills needed to succeed at work and in school.
Location
Rasmussen North
Library
STDL - Central Library
9:00 PM

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 03, 2016
Time
6:30 PM
Description
Members meet weekly.
Location
Conference Room-Night
Library
STDL - Central Library
9:30 PM

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 03, 2016
Time
6:45 PM
Description
Take a moment to relax an enjoy a warm summer evening with outdoor yoga for the whole family. Please bring your own yoga mat or towel. Rain location: Central Library Click here to see all of our Town Square events.
Location
Town Square
Library
STDL - Central Library
7:45 PM

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 03, 2016
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Race, 2016, PG-13, 135 minutes. Jesse Owen’s quest to become the greatest track and field athlete in history launches him onto the world stage of the 1936 Olympics, where he faces off against Adolf Hitler’s vision of Aryan Supremacy.
Location
AV Theatre
Library
STDL - Central Library
9:15 PM

Title
Date
Thursday, August 04, 2016
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Race, 2016, PG-13, 135 minutes. Jesse Owen’s quest to become the greatest track and field athlete in history launches him onto the world stage of the 1936 Olympics, where he faces off against Adolf Hitler’s vision of Aryan Supremacy.
Location
AV Theatre
Library
STDL - Central Library
4:15 PM

Title
Date
Thursday, August 04, 2016
Time
6:30 PM
Description
Advanced Dentistry of Schaumburg will provide information about effective ways to take care of your gums and dentures to promote overall better health and prevent oral cancer.
Location
Rasmussen North
Library
STDL - Central Library
8:00 PM

Title
Date
Thursday, August 04, 2016
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Members meet monthly to share gardening tips. All are welcome to attend.
Location
Rasmussen South
Library
STDL - Central Library
9:00 PM

Title
Date
Friday, August 05, 2016
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Summer version of weekly ESL conversation club. Meets once a week in Summer.
Location
Rasmussen North
Library
STDL - Central Library
12:00 PM

Title
Date
Friday, August 05, 2016
Time
6:30 PM
Description
Experts from Arthur Murray instruct tango and rumba with live music from Eddie Harrison Band. Sponsored by Schaumburg Park District Click here to see all of our Town Square events.
Location
Town Square
Library
STDL - Central Library
9:30 PM

Title
Date
Friday, August 05, 2016
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Members meet weekly.
Location
Rasmussen South
Library
STDL - Central Library
9:00 PM

Title
Date
Saturday, August 06, 2016
Time
10:00 AM
Description
No matter the genre, every piece of writing can benefit from a good critique. Bring a page of your latest work to share with the group, and be ready to provide constructive feedback on other’s writings. Drop in.
Location
Rasmussen South
Library
STDL - Central Library
1:00 PM

Title
Date
Saturday, August 06, 2016
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Race, 2016, PG-13, 135 minutes. Jesse Owen’s quest to become the greatest track and field athlete in history launches him onto the world stage of the 1936 Olympics, where he faces off against Adolf Hitler’s vision of Aryan Supremacy.
Location
AV Theatre
Library
STDL - Central Library
4:15 PM

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 09, 2016
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Race, 2016, PG-13, C.C., 135 minutes. Jesse Owen’s quest to become the greatest track and field athlete in history launches him onto the world stage of the 1936 Olympics, where he faces off against Adolf Hitler’s vision of Aryan Supremacy.
Location
AV Theatre
Library
STDL - Central Library
4:15 PM

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 09, 2016
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Officer Denis Schmitt of the Schaumburg Police Department’s K9 Unit will tell us about his job as a K9 officer, how police dogs are trained and even give a demonstration of how police dogs help catch the bad guys.

For adults with high-functioning autism or Asperger's, and others facing social challenges, who do not need to be accompanied by a parent or aide.
Location
Rasmussen South
Library
STDL - Central Library
8:00 PM

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Time
3:00 PM
Description
Have questions about how to use the library's downloadable eBook, audiobook and music collections? Interested in seeing how to download to a variety of devices, including Kindles, Nooks, iPads, smartphones and Android devices? Drop in and librarians will be available to help. No registration required.
Location
Lobby
Library
STDL - Central Library
5:00 PM

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Time
6:30 PM
Description
Members meet weekly.
Location
Conference Room-Night
Library
STDL - Central Library
9:30 PM

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Midnight Special, 2016, PG-13, 112 minutes. A father and son go on the run, pursued by government agents and a cult drawn to the boy’s special powers.
Location
AV Theatre
Library
STDL - Central Library
8:45 PM

Title
Date
Thursday, August 11, 2016
Time
9:00 AM
Description
Members meet second and fourth Thursday mornings of each month to work on sewing projects.
Location
Rasmussen North
Library
STDL - Central Library
12:00 PM

Title
Date
Thursday, August 11, 2016
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Midnight Special, 2016, PG-13, 112 minutes. A father and son go on the run, pursued by government agents and a cult drawn to the boy’s special powers.
Location
AV Theatre
Library
STDL - Central Library
3:45 PM

Title
Date
Thursday, August 11, 2016
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Pastry Chef Rose Deneen will demonstrate how to transform farm fresh vegetables into delectable and unexpected desserts. Learn how to make corn ice cream, carrot cake waffles, avocado chocolate mousse and butternut squash cookies. Samples and recipe handouts will be provided.
Location
Combined Room
Library
STDL - Central Library
8:30 PM

Title
Date
Friday, August 12, 2016
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Summer version of weekly ESL conversation club. Meets once a week in Summer.
Location
Rasmussen North
Library
STDL - Central Library
12:00 PM

Title
Date
Friday, August 12, 2016
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Members meet weekly.
Location
Rasmussen South
Library
STDL - Central Library
9:00 PM

Title
Date
Saturday, August 13, 2016
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Pete’s Dragon, 1977, G, 117 minutes, remake released in theaters, partially animated. The endearing story between Pete and his invisible dragon friend Elliott as they develop a special bond and share a magical friendship.
Location
AV Theatre
Library
STDL - Central Library
4:00 PM

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 16, 2016
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Midnight Special, 2016, PG-13, C.C., 112 minutes. A father and son go on the run, pursued by government agents and a cult drawn to the boy’s special powers.
Location
AV Theatre
Library
STDL - Central Library
3:45 PM

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 16, 2016
Time
6:30 PM
Description
We'll provide the supplies; just bring your creativity and love for coloring.
Location
Rasmussen North
Library
STDL - Central Library
8:00 PM

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Time
6:30 PM
Description
Members meet weekly.
Location
Conference Room-Night
Library
STDL - Central Library
9:30 PM

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Watch this inspiring documentary about a technology expert who taught his son and others with autism to program video games. Their non-profit technology company is creating a new future for adults on the autism spectrum.

Learn more at ProgrammingHope.com.

Date
Thursday, August 18, 2016
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Allegiant: The Divergent Series, 2016, PG-13, 121 minutes. Tris must escape with Four and go beyond the wall enclosing Chicago. For the first time ever, they will leave the only city and family they have ever known.
Location
AV Theatre
Library
STDL - Central Library
4:00 PM

Title
Date
Thursday, August 18, 2016
Time
6:30 PM
Description
Choose a floral template and fill it, mosaic-style, with seeds and beans with guidance from instructor Randy Skepnek. Fee $10
Location
Combined Room
Library
STDL - Central Library
9:30 PM

Title
Date
Friday, August 19, 2016
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Summer version of weekly ESL conversation club. Meets once a week in Summer.
Location
Rasmussen North
Library
STDL - Central Library
12:00 PM

Title
Date
Friday, August 19, 2016
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Members meet weekly.
Location
Rasmussen South
Library
STDL - Central Library
9:00 PM

Title
Date
Friday, August 19, 2016
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Professor Gary Midkiff will tell the stories of five people who were important to our nation. Learn
about the father of the skyscraper, the founder of the American Civil Liberties Union; someone who based his career on a rodent; and two other interesting Americans.

Location
Rasmussen North
Library
STDL - Central Library
8:30 PM

Title
Date
Saturday, August 20, 2016
Time
10:00 AM
Description
No matter the genre, every piece of writing can benefit from a good critique. Bring a page of your latest work to share with the group, and be ready to provide constructive feedback on other’s writings. Drop in.
Location
Rasmussen South
Library
STDL - Central Library
1:00 PM

Title
Date
Saturday, August 20, 2016
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Insurance Broker Donna Spigolon will explain the choices, costs and timelines to enroll in Medicare Supplements, Part D Drug Plans and Medicare Advantage Plans. Learn about guaranteed issue periods, how to avoid the Part D drug penalty and timelines for planning so you don’t incur a lapse in health coverage.
Location
Rasmussen North
Library
STDL - Central Library
3:30 PM

Title
Date
Saturday, August 20, 2016
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Goonies, 1985, PG, 114 minutes. Following a mysterious treasure map into a spectacular underground realm of twisting passages, outrageous booby traps and a long-lost pirate ship full of golden doubloons, the kids race to stay a step ahead of a family of bumbling bad guys and a mild-mannered monster.
Location
AV Theatre
Library
STDL - Central Library
4:00 PM

Title
Date
Monday, August 22, 2016
Time
9:00 AM
Description
Improve your reading and writing skills by working with trained volunteer tutors. We’ll test your reading level and register you at the first class so we know the best ways to help you learn. This program is presented in cooperation with District 214 Continuing Education.
Location
Combined Room
Library
STDL - Central Library
12:00 PM

Title
Date
Monday, August 22, 2016
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Book dramatist Jenny Riddle shares the amazing story of Diana Nyad who, at the age of 64, made history when she swam from Cuba to Florida in an epic feat of both endurance and human will.
Location
Combined Room
Library
STDL - Central Library
8:30 PM

Title
Date
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Allegiant: The Divergent Series, 2016, PG-13, C.C., 121 minutes. Tris must escape with Four and go beyond the wall enclosing Chicago. For the first time ever, they will leave the only city and family they have ever known.
Location
AV Theatre
Library
STDL - Central Library
4:00 PM

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Time
6:30 PM
Description
Members meet weekly.
Location
Conference Room-Night
Library
STDL - Central Library
9:30 PM

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Celebrate the 90th Anniversary of U.S. Rt. 66, one of the world’s favorite ways to see the USA. Its 1926 debut spurred innovations like rural mail delivery and long-haul trucking. Historian Dave Clark will look at the ways the route transformed the spread of wealth from the big cities to the countryside.
Location
Rasmussen North
Library
STDL - Central Library
8:30 PM

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Location: America's Bar & Grill, 2308 W. Higgins Rd., Hoffman Estates

Do you know your pop culture, weird history or obscure facts? Join other trivia buffs in this fun throwdown. Enter as a team or come alone and we’ll place you with one. Prizes will be awarded to the winning team! Drop in.
Location
Off-site
Library
STDL - Central Library
9:00 PM

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Allegiant: The Divergent Series, 2016, PG-13, 121 minutes. Tris must escape with Four and go beyond the wall enclosing Chicago. For the first time ever, they will leave the only city and family they have ever known.
Location
AV Theatre
Library
STDL - Central Library
9:00 PM

Title
Date
Thursday, August 25, 2016
Time
9:00 AM
Description
Members meet second and fourth Thursday mornings of each month to work on sewing projects.
Location
Rasmussen North
Library
STDL - Central Library
12:00 PM

Title
Date
Thursday, August 25, 2016
Time
10:00 AM
Description
ESL Book Discussion Group - Email hstewart@stdl.org to attend.
Location
Conference Room-Day
Library
STDL - Central Library
11:00 AM

Title
Date
Thursday, August 25, 2016
Time
2:00 PM
Description
My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2, 2013, PG-13, 144 minutes, sequel. Starring Nia Vardalos, John Corbett, Lainie Kazan, and Andrea Martin. The film reveals a Portokalos family secret that will bring the beloved characters back together for an even bigger and Greeker wedding.
Location
AV Theatre
Library
STDL - Central Library
4:30 PM

Title
Date
Thursday, August 25, 2016
Time
7:00 PM
Description
It would be a crime to miss our mystery book discussion! This month: The Cuckoo's Calling by Robert Galbraith. Limited loaner copies available at the Fiction Desk beginning July 25.
Location
Rasmussen North
Library
STDL - Central Library
8:00 PM

Title
Date
Friday, August 26, 2016
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Summer version of weekly ESL conversation club. Meets once a week in Summer.
Location
Rasmussen North
Library
STDL - Central Library
12:00 PM

Title
Date
Friday, August 26, 2016
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Members meet weekly.
Location
Rasmussen South
Library
STDL - Central Library
9:00 PM

Title
Date
Saturday, August 27, 2016
Time
11:00 AM
Description
Come and learn about amateur (ham) radio in 21st century: modes, equipment, new technologies, possibilities, local clubs and more. Meet ham radio operators who'll show you ham radio in action and answer your questions. An earlier practical session with on-the-air operation will be at the Schaumburg CRC starting at 9:00 a.m. For more information, visit N9RJV.org

Date
Saturday, August 27, 2016
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Miracles From Heaven, 2016, PG, 144 minute. When Christy discovers her ten-year-old daughter Anna has a rare, incurable disease, she becomes a ferocious advocate for her daughter’s healing as she searches for a solution.
Location
AV Theatre
Library
STDL - Central Library
4:30 PM

 
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Title
Country
Review
The story of a man's last wish to make a difference and of the loved ones he leaves behind fulfilling their destinies at last. He made a very special request to each one of his children so they achieve their dreams. You will have to read the book to find out what they are.
Title
Precious Gifts
Review
Handsome widowed very charming Paul Parker won teh heart of a Frenchwoman. This was second wife. He tahtered a sone and three different daughters. You will have to read to see how this all turns out.