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Upcoming Events
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
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
Monday, August 29, 2016
Time
9:30 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. Testing and registration on the first date - August 29th.
Location
Combined Room
Library
STDL - Central Library
12:30 PM

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Time
6:30 PM
Description
Members meet weekly.
Location
Conference Room-Night
Library
STDL - Central Library
9:30 PM

Title
Date
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Many businesses on or near Rt. 66 had ties to notorious mobster Al Capone, including breweries, racetracks, roadhouses and brothels. Eliot Ness even used the route to drive the convicted Capone from Cook County Jail to the train bound for federal prison. Historian Dave Clark will bring these stories to life.
Location
Rasmussen North
Library
STDL - Central Library
8:30 PM

Title
Date
Thursday, September 01, 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
Thursday, September 01, 2016
Time
7:30 PM
Description
Join your favorite movie review double act – Dan Gire and Raymond Benson, who celebrate their tenth season of in-depth analysis and spirited discussion of various film topics. September's topic: Movies About the Movies. Drop in.
Location
Rasmussen North
Library
STDL - Central Library
9:30 PM

Title
Date
Friday, September 02, 2016
Time
10:00 AM
Description
ESL Conversation Club. Interested? Contact Helen Stewart hstewart@stdl.org
Location
Rasmussen North
Library
STDL - Central Library
12:00 PM

Title
Date
Friday, September 02, 2016
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Members meet weekly.
Location
Rasmussen South
Library
STDL - Central Library
9:00 PM

Title
Date
Saturday, September 03, 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
Tuesday, September 06, 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, September 06, 2016
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Learn about recipes for seasonal salads and sides that add a greta touch to any meal. Chef Maddox will demonstrate techniques and provide recipes and samples.
Location
Combined Room
Library
STDL - Central Library
8:30 PM

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 07, 2016
Time
10:00 AM
Description
ESL conversation club. If interested contact Helen Stewart hstewart@stdl.org.
Location
Rasmussen South
Library
STDL - Central Library
12:00 PM

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 07, 2016
Time
6:30 PM
Description
You’re sure to fall for this month’s adorable ceramic challenge! Using a straight painting process with acrylic paints, you’ll cover an 11” tall pumpkin with an intricate calico-inspired design. Local artist Randy Skepnek provides supplies and technique instruction. Fee: $15.
Location
Rasmussen South
Library
STDL - Central Library
9:30 PM

Title
Date
Thursday, September 08, 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, September 08, 2016
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Anyone over 35 is invited to participate in free osteoporosis screenings provided by AMITA Health registered nurses. Register with AMITA at (855) 692-6482. Please select the first available time slot. If you must cancel, call at least 24 hours prior to your appointment.
Location
Rasmussen North
Library
STDL - Central Library
5:00 PM

Title
Date
Friday, September 09, 2016
Time
10:00 AM
Description
ESL Conversation Club. Interested? Contact Helen Stewart hstewart@stdl.org
Location
Rasmussen North
Library
STDL - Central Library
12:00 PM

Title
Date
Friday, September 09, 2016
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Members meet weekly.
Location
Rasmussen South
Library
STDL - Central Library
9:00 PM

Title
Date
Sunday, September 11, 2016
Time
1:00 PM
Description
Location: Wally's Coffeehouse 55 W Schaumburg Rd (Town Square)

Register in person at the Fiction Desk or by calling (847) 923-3140.

This month's book is The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie. Limited loaner copies available at the Fiction Desk beginning August 1. Drop in.
Location
Off-site
Library
STDL - Central Library
2:00 PM

Title
Date
Monday, September 12, 2016
Time
9:30 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. Testing and registration on the first date - August 29th.
Location
Combined Room
Library
STDL - Central Library
12:30 PM

Title
Date
Monday, September 12, 2016
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Art Historian Jeff Mishur presents slides of costumes from the wildly popular Downton Abbey series that were recently on exhibit at The Driehaus Museum. Mishur will discuss the costumes, noting which ones were original to the time period and giving historical context to the fashion of the times.
Location
Combined Room
Library
STDL - Central Library
8:30 PM

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Disability Employment Trainer JJ Hanley is here to help you prepare for the workplace. We’ll discuss personal goals for employment and walk through a self-assessment to identify current skills and areas in need of additional training, all to get you ready to join the world of employment.

This program is open to anyone with a disability, especially adults with autism or Asperger's, or 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
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
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. Please bring your device to the class.
Location
Rasmussen North
Library
STDL - Central Library
8:30 PM

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Time
10:00 AM
Description
ESL conversation club. If interested contact Helen Stewart hstewart@stdl.org.
Location
Rasmussen South
Library
STDL - Central Library
12:00 PM

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Time
7:30 PM
Description
Read and discuss books in the Polish language. Upon registration, the moderator will contact you to make arrangements for you to receive your book.

FUTURE POLISH BOOK DISCUSSIONS, beginning in October, will meet in the Rasmussen South Room on the 2nd Floor of the library.
Location
kidsZone Combined Room
Library
STDL - Central Library
9:00 PM

Title
Date
Friday, September 16, 2016
Time
9:00 AM
Description
USCIS Naturalization Ceremony - Fall
Location
Combined Room
Library
STDL - Central Library
3:00 PM

Title
Date
Friday, September 16, 2016
Time
9:00 AM
Description
USCIS Naturalization Ceremony Reception
Location
Adult Classroom
Library
STDL - Central Library
2:00 PM

Title
Date
Friday, September 16, 2016
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Members meet weekly.
Location
Rasmussen South
Library
STDL - Central Library
9:00 PM

Title
Date
Friday, September 16, 2016
Time
7:30 PM
Description
Need a fun, unusual Friday night activity? Celebrate Oktoberfest with us at Legoland with contests, trivia and, of course, LEGOs®. Purchase your tickets at the door or online at LegolandDiscoveryCenter.com.

Date
Saturday, September 17, 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
Monday, September 19, 2016
Time
9:30 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. Testing and registration on the first date - August 29th.
Location
Combined Room
Library
STDL - Central Library
12:30 PM

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 20, 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, September 21, 2016
Time
10:00 AM
Description
ESL Conversation Club. Interested? Email hstewart@stdl.org
Location
Conference Room-Day
Library
STDL - Central Library
12:00 PM

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Our universe looks a whole lot different up close! Adler Planetarium’s Michele Nichols explores the world of the tiny and explains how the science of small things has had an impact on big innovations like lasers, flash drives and light switches.
Location
Combined Room
Library
STDL - Central Library
8:30 PM

Title
Date
Thursday, September 22, 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
Friday, September 23, 2016
Time
10:00 AM
Description
ESL Conversation Club. Interested? Contact Helen Stewart hstewart@stdl.org
Location
Rasmussen North
Library
STDL - Central Library
12:00 PM

Title
Date
Friday, September 23, 2016
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Members meet weekly.
Location
Rasmussen South
Library
STDL - Central Library
9:00 PM

 
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Staff can read a book, watch a film, or attend library programs for a chance to win prizes. Staff participants are required to write a short review for each item logged.

  • All participants will be entered into a drawing for $10 Target gift cards - we'll draw two (2) winners per week!

  • Grand Prize: complete six (6) activities to be entered in a drawing to win a tablet.


Reviews
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.