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Title
Date
Tuesday, September 01, 2015
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.

Please arrive on time. Registration online www.worknetncc.com. For more information, call 847-923-3347.
Location
Rasmussen North
Library
STDL - Central Library
3:30 PM

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 01, 2015
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Members meet monthly in this friendly group to share quilting tips and show their handiwork.
Location
Adult Classroom
Library
STDL - Central Library
9:00 PM

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 01, 2015
Time
7:00 PM
Description
The Hubble Space Telescope has had more impact on astronomy and the public's awareness of astronomy than any other telescope in history. Michelle Nichols from the Adler Planetarium will present some of the well-known, and not-so-well-known, images and science from the last 25 years of Hubble’s mission. Michelle will also provide a sneak peek at Hubble’s 2018 replacement: the James Webb Space Telescope. **REGISTRATION REQUIRED.**
Location
Combined Room
Library
STDL - Central Library
8:30 PM

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 02, 2015
Time
6:30 PM
Description
Members meet weekly.
Location
Conference Room-Night
Library
STDL - Central Library
9:30 PM

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 02, 2015
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Jeweler Amanda Bleatman will teach participants how to cnstruct a bracelet or necklace. All will create a jewelry piece to take home. Supplies provided. No prior jewelry-making experience necessary. Fee: $15. **REGISTRATION REQUIRED.**
Location
Rasmussen South
Library
STDL - Central Library
9:30 PM

Title
Date
Thursday, September 03, 2015
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
Thursday, September 03, 2015
Time
7:30 PM
Description
On the first Thursday of each month, Daily Herald film critic Dann Gire and award-winning author Raymond Benson present an evening of film clips on individual topics. No registration required - just come and enjoy! This month: The Films of Robin Williams
Location
AV Theatre
Library
STDL - Central Library
9:30 PM

Title
Date
Friday, September 04, 2015
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Members meet weekly.
Location
Rasmussen South
Library
STDL - Central Library
9:00 PM

Title
Date
Saturday, September 05, 2015
Time
10:30 AM
Description
Learn about and use the library's TriCaster (live video production system/control surface) and video production equipment. STDL cardholders only. Limit 8 people.
Location
Teen Digital Production Studio
Library
STDL - Central Library
11:30 AM

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 08, 2015
Time
4:30 PM
Description
Alexian Brothers registered nurses conduct cholesterol and blood pressure screenings. Advice will be offered for improving negative results. Appointments are required. To register, call AlexianConnects at (866) 253-9426.
Location
Rasmussen South
Library
STDL - Central Library
7:30 PM

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 08, 2015
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Adults aged 18 and older with high-functioning autism or Asperger's, and others facing social challenges, are invited to learn the ins and outs of the modern dating world. Learn how to ask someone out, how to schedule a date, ideas of fun places to go, and things to be aware of on a date. Get your dating questions answered anonymously. This program is for adults who don't need to be accompanied by a parent or aide. Registration required.
Location
Rasmussen North
Library
STDL - Central Library
8:00 PM

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 09, 2015
Time
6:30 PM
Description
Members meet weekly.
Location
Conference Room-Night
Library
STDL - Central Library
9:30 PM

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 09, 2015
Time
7:30 PM
Description
Members read and discuss books in the Polish language. Fee: $35 for 8 books. For information, call (847) 923-3391. **REGISTRATION REQUIRED.**
Location
Rasmussen South
Library
STDL - Central Library
9:00 PM

Title
Date
Thursday, September 10, 2015
Time
9:00 AM
Description
Members meet on the 2nd and 4th Thursday mornings of each month to work on sewing projects.
Location
Rasmussen North
Library
STDL - Central Library
12:00 PM

Title
Date
Thursday, September 10, 2015
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Annette Baldwin presents a first-person history of Elizabeth Van Lew - one of the Civil War's most productive espionage agents. Van Lew will invite the audience into her mansion to share stories about her loyalty to the North. **REGISTRATION REQUIRED.**
Location
Combined Room
Library
STDL - Central Library
8:30 PM

Title
Date
Friday, September 11, 2015
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Members meet weekly.
Location
Rasmussen South
Library
STDL - Central Library
9:00 PM

Title
Date
Sunday, September 13, 2015
Time
1:00 PM
Description
Lauren Heintz is known for intricate and effortless finger-style guitar, distinctively deep vocals, and heartfelt original songs that reverberate in the style of Lightfoot, Croce and Denver. She will be stationed under the library's Town Square marquee for you to enjoy while you browse our collection and check out your materials. Seating will not be provided.
Location
Lobby
Library
STDL - Central Library
3:00 PM

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 15, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
Members enhance their reading experience through lively discussion during one of the discussion times above. There is no December meeting. Fee: $25, which includes 8 titles. **REGISTRATION REQUIRED.**
Location
Rasmussen South
Library
STDL - Central Library
11:00 AM

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 15, 2015
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Adorn your outside space by completing a fall container garden, filled with autumn flowers and grasses. Peggy Garvin of Garvin Gardens instructs. Please bring gardening gloves and shears. Fee: $20. **REGISTRATION REQUIRED.**
Location
Combined Room
Library
STDL - Central Library
9:00 PM

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Time
6:30 PM
Description
Members meet weekly.
Location
Conference Room-Night
Library
STDL - Central Library
9:30 PM

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Time
6:30 PM
Description
The elaborately whittled texture of this pumpkin makes it a fitting centerpiece on any autumn table. You'll drybrush the pumpkin in warm orange hues, and separately paint and affix the layered leaves. Randy Skepnek instructs. Fee: $20. **REGISTRATION REQUIRED.**
Location
Rasmussen South
Library
STDL - Central Library
9:30 PM

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Time
7:00 PM
Description
For the following devices: Kindle Fire/HD, Nook Color/HD, iPad, Android tablets, and smartphones

Learn how to download eBooks from the library's digital media collection and transfer them to a variety of tablet and smartphone devices. Librarians will demonstrate how you can download 24/7 from the comfort of your own home. Registration required.
Location
Adult Classroom
Library
STDL - Central Library
8:30 PM

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Due to programming difficulties, Forgotten Military History of the Northwest Suburbs, has been moved to Tuesday, September 22 at 7:00. We hope that date is good for you! Sign up here.
Location
Other
Library
STDL - Central Library
8:30 PM

Title
Date
Thursday, September 17, 2015
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Shrinky Dinks, LEGOS, and Spirographs, oh my! Adults in their 20s and 30s are invited to join us for an evening of all of these plus coloring books, finger painting, and even class pictures, as we take a break from adulthood and have some good ol’ preschool fun. Drop in anytime during the program - no registration required.
Location
Rasmussen North
Library
STDL - Central Library
8:30 PM

Title
Date
Thursday, September 17, 2015
Time
7:30 PM
Description
Members enhance their reading experience through lively discussion during one of the discussion times above. There is no December meeting. Fee: $25, which includes 8 titles. **REGISTRATION REQUIRED.**
Location
Rasmussen South
Library
STDL - Central Library
8:30 PM

Title
Date
Friday, September 18, 2015
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Members meet weekly.
Location
Rasmussen South
Library
STDL - Central Library
9:00 PM

Title
Date
Sunday, September 20, 2015
Time
1:00 PM
Description
Location: Cup and Vine- Located in Town Square- 55 W. Schaumburg Road
Join us for our book discussion for people in their 20s and 30s who love to read young adult books. For our Sunday, September 20 meeting, we will be reading Mermaid in Chelsea Creek by Michelle Tea. A limited number of loaner copies will be available to borrow from the Fiction Desk beginning August 1. Registration required.
Location
Off-site
Library
STDL - Central Library
2:00 PM

Title
Date
Sunday, September 20, 2015
Time
2:30 PM
Description
As a child, Shirley Temple was the darling of the Depression. As an adult, she was the U.N. Ambassador to Ghana and Czechoslovakia. JoIn Jenny Riddle as she brings to life John Kasson's book, "The Little Girl Who Fought the Great Depression: Shirley Temple and 1930's America." **REGISTRATION REQUIRED.**
Location
Combined Room
Library
STDL - Central Library
4:00 PM

Title
Date
Monday, September 21, 2015
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Registration required. You'll "love" this book group designed for romance novel enthusiasts. We will discuss "I Capture the Castle" by Dodie Smith. A limited number of loan copies will be available on a first-come, first-served basis at the Fiction Desk one month prior to the program.
Location
Rasmussen North
Library
STDL - Central Library
8:00 PM

Title
Date
Monday, September 21, 2015
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Mark Dvorak will perform a mix of the familiar and the new, traditional folk and standards from the American songbook. He plays authentic country blues guitar and picks great old-time banjo. Sing along to the songs you know and listen to Mark's own well-crafted originals.
Location
AV Theatre
Library
STDL - Central Library
8:00 PM

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Time
1:30 PM
Description
Members enhance their reading experience through lively discussion during one of the discussion times above. There is no December meeting. Fee: $25, which includes 8 titles. **REGISTRATION REQUIRED.**
Location
Rasmussen South
Library
STDL - Central Library
2:30 PM

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
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? Come join other trivia buffs in this fun throwdown. Enter as teams of 2 to 7, or come alone and we’ll pair you up. Prizes will be awarded to the winning team!
Location
Off-site
Library
STDL - Central Library
9:00 PM

Title
Date
Thursday, September 24, 2015
Time
9:00 AM
Description
Members meet on the 2nd and 4th Thursday mornings of each month to work on sewing projects.
Location
Rasmussen North
Library
STDL - Central Library
12:00 PM

Title
Date
Thursday, September 24, 2015
Time
7:00 PM
Description
On Oct. 3, Germany will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the German Unification. Join German Historian Anette Isaacs for a fascinating discussion of how Europe's most populous nation dealt with the challenges of bringing two countries together that had been painfully separated for 45 years. **REGISTRATION REQUIRED.**
Location
Combined Room
Library
STDL - Central Library
8:30 PM

Title
Date
Friday, September 25, 2015
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Members meet weekly.
Location
Rasmussen South
Library
STDL - Central Library
9:00 PM

Title
Date
Monday, September 28, 2015
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Join Professor Gary Midkiff for the fifth edition of "Overlooked Americans" - people whose names you may recognize, but whose stories you may not. This presentation offers stories about U.S. Congressman and military hero Davy Crockett, showman and philanthropist P.T. Barnum, composer Aaron Copland, General John Pershing, and the courageous man who broke the major league barrier against black Americans - Jackie Robinson. **REGISTRATION REQUIRED.**
Location
Rasmussen South
Library
STDL - Central Library
8:30 PM

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Time
10:00 AM
Description
A new book bonanza, over breakfast, with your Fiction Librarians! Join us for bagels and coffee and find out what's new and trending on the book scene, get great reading recommendations, watch fun book trailers, play a game or two and get free giveaways. There's something for everyone at Books for Breakfast!
Location
Rasmussen North
Library
STDL - Central Library
11:00 AM

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Time
1:00 PM
Description
This 8-hour refresher course for motorists age 50 and older reviews driving skills and safe driving strategies. You must attend both 4-hour sessions. A materials fee will be collected at the first class: $15 for AARP members; $20 for non-members. Please bring your AARP card to class to receive applicable discount. **REGISTRATION REQUIRED.**
Location
Rasmussen South
Library
STDL - Central Library
5:00 PM

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Time
6:30 PM
Description
Randy Skepnek will demonstrate how to put "life" into an abstract floral still life using acrylic paints. Materials fee: $15. **REGISTRATION REQUIRED.**
Location
Combined Room
Library
STDL - Central Library
9:30 PM

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Combine your love of reading, listening and other activities with our summer program and let the Library keep you entertained this summer. You can read a book, listen to an audiobook, attend a library program or do a combination of eight experiences to win a prize. STDL cardholders who complete the program will also be included in a drawing for our grand prize - an Android tablet!
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