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Title
Date
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Time
7:30 PM
Description
This is a great way to enhance your reading experience! Join this group in lively discussions of selected titles. Group meets monthly. Fee: $25, which includes 8 books. **REGISTRATION REQUIRED.**
Location
Rasmussen South
Library
STDL - Central Library

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Date
Friday, September 19, 2014
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Members meet weekly.
Location
Rasmussen South
Library
STDL - Central Library

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Date
Saturday, September 20, 2014
Time
10:30 AM
Description
Learn how you can convert older media using the library’s equipment and software. Items will include: VHS to DVD transfer, audio cassette tape and vinyl transfer and film to digital scanning. Registration required.
Location
Teen Program Room
Library
STDL - Central Library

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Date
Monday, September 22, 2014
Time
5:00 PM
Description
Bring the latest copies of your gas, electric and telephone bills to this event. Representatives from the Citizens Utility Board, Illinois’ premier utility watchdog group, will work with you to help sift through the confusing charges. To register for an individual appointment time, call (847) 923-3347. **REGISTRATION REQUIRED.**
Location
Rasmussen South
Library
STDL - Central Library

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Date
Monday, September 22, 2014
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Celebrate love on the printed page! Are you a romance novel enthusiast? Then you’ll “love” this book chat group, designed for romance novel enthusiasts. This month: "Dark Lover” by J.R. Ward
Location
Rasmussen North
Library
STDL - Central Library

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Date
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Time
11:00 AM
Description
Members read and discuss books written in Korean. Fee: $35 (includes 8 books).
Location
Rasmussen South
Library
STDL - Central Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Time
1:30 PM
Description
This is a great way to enhance your reading experience! Join this group in lively discussions of selected titles. Group meets monthly. Fee: $25, which includes 8 books. **REGISTRATION REQUIRED.**
Location
Rasmussen South
Library
STDL - Central Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Time
7:00 PM
Description
This program is designed for parents of grade-school students. Kari Mika of Alexian Brothers Parish Services conducts this interactive session offering practical, hands-on strategies for implementing a successful back-to-school plan. Discover ways to promote responsibility, independence, and positive self-esteem. **REGISTRATION REQUIRED.**
Location
Rasmussen North
Library
STDL - Central Library

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Date
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Time
6:30 PM
Description
Members meet weekly.
Location
Conference Room-Night
Library
STDL - Central Library

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Date
Thursday, September 25, 2014
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

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Date
Friday, September 26, 2014
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Members meet weekly.
Location
Rasmussen South
Library
STDL - Central Library

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Date
Friday, September 26, 2014
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Add a whimsical touch to your Halloween decor with this hauntingly happy ghost costumed as a witch! Randy Skepnek provides step-by-step instruction of the drybrush technique. Fee: $15. Light kit available at an additional cost. **REGISTRATION REQUIRED.**
Location
Rasmussen North
Library
STDL - Central Library

Title
Date
Monday, September 29, 2014
Time
7:00 PM
Description
3rd Sunday String Band is a group of dynamic Chicago musicians
dedicated to the preservation and performance of traditional American music. They play old-time music like Appalachian and Midwestern fiddle tunes and songs, as well as a selection of early country, folk, and bluegrass songs. The band includes various combinations of fiddles, mandolins, banjos, guitars, upright bass, flutes/whistles, Dobro, harmonica, and keyboards.
Location
AV Theatre
Library
STDL - Central Library

Title
Date
Monday, September 29, 2014
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Get a start on your autumn decorations by decoupaging and embellishing a patterned pumpkin. Instructor Shari Pontillo will guide you through the project and supply materials. **REGISTRATION REQUIRED.**
Location
Combined Room
Library
STDL - Central Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Time
1:00 PM
Description
Learn the basics of music recording using software available on our MacBook computers. Registration is limited to 9 participants. Must be an STDL cardholder.
Location
Teen Program Room
Library
STDL - Central Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Chris Wu, owner of Great Harvest Bread Company in Hoffman Estates, shares his knowledge of creating made-from-scratch, hand-crafted breads and sweets. Come learn about the many benefits of stone milling your own 100% whole wheat bread. Tastings provided. **REGISTRATION REQUIRED.**
Location
Combined Room
Library
STDL - Central Library

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Date
Wednesday, October 01, 2014
Time
6:30 PM
Description
Members meet weekly.
Location
Conference Room-Night
Library
STDL - Central Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 01, 2014
Time
7:00 PM
Description
This utterly bewitching witch awaits your artistic eye and careful drybrush application to complete her magic! Randy Skepnek instructs. Fee: $15. Light set available at an additional cost. **REGISTRATION REQUIRED.**
Location
Rasmussen North
Library
STDL - Central Library

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Date
Thursday, October 02, 2014
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Members meet monthly to share gardening tips. All are welcome to attend.
Location
Rasmussen South
Library
STDL - Central Library

Title
Date
Thursday, October 02, 2014
Time
7:30 PM
Description
"Daily Herald" film critic Dann Gire and award-winning author Raymond Benson present an evening of film clips on individual topics. No pre-registration required, just come and enjoy! Tonight: Universally Scary – The Golden Age of Horror Films
Location
AV Theatre
Library
STDL - Central Library

Title
Date
Friday, October 03, 2014
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Members meet weekly.
Location
Rasmussen South
Library
STDL - Central Library

Title
Date
Saturday, October 04, 2014
Time
10:30 AM
Description
Learn how to transfer VHS, Sony Hi-8, mini-DV and audio cassette tapes to DVD and digital using equipment available at the library. Registration Required (15 patrons any age).
Location
Teen Program Room
Library
STDL - Central Library

Title
Date
Monday, October 06, 2014
Time
7:30 PM
Description
Steve Darnall, of WDCB's Those Were the Days public radio program, takes a look at how radio shaped what we call "The Great American Songbook." Steve's presentation features rare radio appearances by the likes of Cole Porter, Irving Berlin and even George Gershwin. **REGISTRATION REQUIRED.**
Location
Combined Room
Library
STDL - Central Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, October 07, 2014
Time
9:30 AM
Description
Representatives from the Illinois WorkNet Center/IDES will be available at the library to help in your job search. No registration required.

9:30-10:50 am- Goal Setting/Resume Writing
11 am-12:15 pm- Job Search/Networking
12:15-1 pm- Lunch
1-4 pm- Interviewing Skills
Location
Rasmussen South
Library
STDL - Central Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, October 07, 2014
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

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 08, 2014
Time
6:30 PM
Description
Members meet weekly.
Location
Conference Room-Night
Library
STDL - Central Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 08, 2014
Time
7:30 PM
Description
tbd
Location
Rasmussen South
Library
STDL - Central Library

Title
Date
Thursday, October 09, 2014
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

Title
Date
Friday, October 10, 2014
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Members meet weekly.
Location
Rasmussen South
Library
STDL - Central Library

Title
Date
Saturday, October 11, 2014
Time
1:00 PM
Description
Guitarist Jacob Sweet will play rock, pop, and folk songs. He 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

Title
Date
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Time
1:00 PM
Description
This recently-updated, 8-hour refresher course is designed for motorists age 50 and older. A review of driving skills and safe driving strategies will be presented. 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 received applicable discount. **REGISTRATION REQUIRED.**
Location
Rasmussen South
Library
STDL - Central Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Time
6:30 PM
Description
Members meet weekly.
Location
Conference Room-Night
Library
STDL - Central Library

Title
Date
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Time
1:00 PM
Description
This recently-updated, 8-hour refresher course is designed for motorists age 50 and older. A review of driving skills and safe driving strategies will be presented. 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 received applicable discount. **REGISTRATION REQUIRED.**
Location
Rasmussen South
Library
STDL - Central Library

Title
Date
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Time
7:30 PM
Description
tbd
Location
Rasmussen South
Library
STDL - Central Library

Title
Date
Friday, October 17, 2014
Time
1:00 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, and Android devices? Drop in and librarians will be available to help. No registration required
Location
Lobby
Library
STDL - Central Library

Title
Date
Friday, October 17, 2014
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Members meet weekly.
Location
Rasmussen South
Library
STDL - Central Library

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The captive maiden by Melanie Dickerson
A modern retelling of the classic Cinderella story. The book is set in Germany during the medieval times.