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Title
Date
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Time
1:00 PM
Description
ESL 214 Spring Class for Beginners/Intermediate ESL. Registration and testing is First class - April 12th. DO NOT CALL TO REGISTER - Come to class on April 12th.
Location
Adult Classroom
Library
STDL - Central Library
4:00 PM

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Time
2:00 PM
Description
"Daddy's Home," 2015, PG-13, 95 minutes. A mild-mannered radio executive strives to become the best stepdad to his wife's two children. Complications occur when their children's freewheeling and free loading, real father arrives. The competition between the fathers begin.
Location
AV Theatre
Library
STDL - Central Library
3:30 PM

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 01, 2016
Time
All Day
Description
From Seed to Bloom: Summer Challenge
Location
Lobby
Library
STDL - Central Library
All Day

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 01, 2016
Time
9:00 AM
Description
Start the summer right! Visit any Library location to sign up for the Summer Challenge and to join our collaborative art project. Then, stick around for a concert with crowd favorite, rock 'n' roll a cappella group AcRock.

Drop-in for the art project: 3:30-6:30 p.m.
We'll be making beautiful flowers with Chicago artist Matthew Hoffman . The flowers will help decorate our Library all summer!

Concert with AcRock in Town Square: 7-7:45 p.m.

Learn more about the Summer Challenge, and register online
Library
STDL - Central Library
8:00 PM

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 01, 2016
Time
3:30 PM
Description
From Seed to Bloom: Flower Painting rain location
Location
kidsZone Craft Room
Library
STDL - Central Library
6:30 PM

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 01, 2016
Time
6:30 PM
Description
Members meet weekly.
Location
Conference Room-Night
Library
STDL - Central Library
9:30 PM

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 01, 2016
Time
7:00 PM
Description
"The Forest," 2016, PG-13, 94 minutes. A woman goes into Japan’s suicide forest to find her twin sister, and confronts supernatural terror.
Location
AV Theatre
Library
STDL - Central Library
8:30 PM

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 01, 2016
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Start the summer right with this crowd favorite, rock 'n' roll a cappella group. Rain location: Central Library

Date
Thursday, June 02, 2016
Time
1:00 PM
Description
ESL 214 Spring Class for Beginners/Intermediate ESL. Registration and testing is First class - April 12th. DO NOT CALL TO REGISTER - Come to class on April 12th.
Location
Adult Classroom
Library
STDL - Central Library
4:00 PM

Title
Date
Thursday, June 02, 2016
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Don Verdean, 2016, PG-13, 96 minutes. Hired by an ambitious small-town pastor to find sacred relics in the Holy Land, a self-proclaimed Biblical archeologist comes up short, and his attempt to cover up his failure fuels a comic conspiracy.
Location
AV Theatre
Library
STDL - Central Library
3:30 PM

Title
Date
Thursday, June 02, 2016
Time
7:30 PM
Description
Join Morton Arboretum’s Head of Horticulture Todd Jacobson in a discussion of ideal trees for home landscaping, including plant selection, installation and maintenance. Presented in partnership with Hoffman Estates Garden Club.
Location
Combined Room
Library
STDL - Central Library
9:00 PM

Title
Date
Friday, June 03, 2016
Time
6:30 PM
Description
Experts from Arthur Murray instruct in swing and foxtrot with live music from Paris Swing. 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
Saturday, June 04, 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.
Location
Rasmussen North
Library
STDL - Central Library
2:00 PM

Title
Date
Saturday, June 04, 2016
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Lego Movie, 2014, PG, animated, 101 minutes. Emmet, and ordinary, perfectly average LEGO minifigure, is mistakenly identified as the most extraordinary person and the key to saving the world.
Location
AV Theatre
Library
STDL - Central Library
3:45 PM

Title
Date
Sunday, June 05, 2016
Time
3:00 PM
Description
Historian Jim Gibbons tells about the man who is
consistently listed as “one of the top ten U.S. presidents.”
Ronald Reagan’s supporters considered him witty,
charming and tough as nails. People listened when he
spoke, and for better or worse, his speaking style earned
him his title, “The Great Communicator.”
Location
Rasmussen North
Library
STDL - Central Library
4:30 PM

Title
Date
Monday, June 06, 2016
Time
6:45 PM
Description
Relive pop and rock hits from the 60s with favorites from bands like The Monkees, The Doors, The Who and more. Rain date: Tuesday, June 7 Click here to see all of our Town Square events.
Location
Town Square
Library
STDL - Central Library
8:15 PM

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 07, 2016
Time
9:30 AM
Description
Professionals from Illinois workNet offer expert guidance on finding a job in today's market, including writing resumes and cover letters, effective interview skills, networking and using social media.

Click here to register with workNet.
Location
Rasmussen North
Library
STDL - Central Library
3:30 PM

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 07, 2016
Time
1:00 PM
Description
ESL 214 Spring Class for Beginners/Intermediate ESL. Registration and testing is First class - April 12th. DO NOT CALL TO REGISTER - Come to class on April 12th.
Location
Adult Classroom
Library
STDL - Central Library
4:00 PM

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 07, 2016
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Don Verdean, 2016, PG-13, C.C., 96 minutes. Hired by an ambitious small-town pastor to find sacred relics in the Holy Land, a self-proclaimed Biblical archeologist comes up short, and his attempt to cover up his failure fuels a comic conspiracy.
Location
AV Theatre
Library
STDL - Central Library
3:30 PM

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 08, 2016
Time
6:30 PM
Description
Members meet weekly.
Location
Conference Room-Night
Library
STDL - Central Library
9:30 PM

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 08, 2016
Time
7:00 PM
Description
"Ghostbusters," 1984, PG, 105 minutes.The paratroopers of the paranormal face their greatest challenge when a woman discovers that her refrigerator leads directly to the gates of hell.
Location
AV Theatre
Library
STDL - Central Library
8:45 PM

Title
Date
Thursday, June 09, 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, June 09, 2016
Time
1:00 PM
Description
ESL 214 Spring Class for Beginners/Intermediate ESL. Registration and testing is First class - April 12th. DO NOT CALL TO REGISTER - Come to class on April 12th.
Location
Adult Classroom
Library
STDL - Central Library
4:00 PM

Title
Date
Thursday, June 09, 2016
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Freeheld, 2015, PG-13, 98 minutes. When a New Jersey police lieutenant is diagnosed with terminal cancer, she and her registered domestic partner must work to secure her pension benefits.
Location
AV Theatre
Library
STDL - Central Library
3:45 PM

Title
Date
Thursday, June 09, 2016
Time
4:00 PM
Description
Stop by and let our staff show you how to use downloadable Library resources like eBooks, audiobooks and music on your smartphone, tablet or eReader. Please bring your device.
Location
Lobby
Library
STDL - Central Library
6:00 PM

Title
Date
Friday, June 10, 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
Saturday, June 11, 2016
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Insurance Broker Donna Spigolon explains the choices, estimated costs and timelines to enroll in Medicare Supplements, Part D Drug Plans and Medicare Advantage Plans. Understand 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, June 11, 2016
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Snow White and the Huntsman, 2012, PG-13, 128 minutes. Dispatched to kill Snow White, the huntsman realizes he cannot carry out the orders of the evil queen. Instead he trains the great beauty in the art of warfare in order to fend for her title of “fairest in the land.”
Location
AV Theatre
Library
STDL - Central Library
4:15 PM

Title
Date
Monday, June 13, 2016
Time
6:45 PM
Description
It's swing, classical and pop classics from some of Chicago's finest musicians. Rain date: Tuesday, June 14 Click here to see all of our Town Square events.
Location
Town Square
Library
STDL - Central Library
8:15 PM

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Time
1:00 PM
Description
Perfect for drivers age 50 and older, this refresher course reviews driving skills and
safe driving strategies. You must attend both four-hour sessions. Please bring your AARP card to class for applicable discount. $15 for AARP members; $20 for non-members (fee collected at the first class)
Location
Rasmussen South
Library
STDL - Central Library
5:00 PM

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Time
1:00 PM
Description
ESL 214 Spring Class for Beginners/Intermediate ESL. Registration and testing is First class - April 12th. DO NOT CALL TO REGISTER - Come to class on April 12th.
Location
Adult Classroom
Library
STDL - Central Library
4:00 PM

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Freeheld, 2015, PG-13, C.C., 98 minutes. When a New Jersey police lieutenant is diagnosed with terminal cancer, she and her registered domestic partner must work to secure her pension benefits.
Location
AV Theatre
Library
STDL - Central Library
3:45 PM

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Time
7:00 PM
Description
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.

Learn about personal safety from the Schaumburg Police Department. Officers will talk about how to respond to suspicious people in the community and on the Internet, how to explain your disorder to the police, and tips on protecting yourself from identity theft.
Location
Rasmussen South
Library
STDL - Central Library
8:00 PM

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Time
6:30 PM
Description
Members meet weekly.
Location
Conference Room-Night
Library
STDL - Central Library
9:30 PM

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Time
6:30 PM
Description
Local artist Randy Skepnek provides dry brush technique instruction as you glaze a stunning sunflower-topped, 8-inch ceramic cottage perfect to enhance any outdoor space. Fee: $15.
Location
Rasmussen South
Library
STDL - Central Library
9:30 PM

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Street Theatre presents this collection of folktales all about magical gifts gone awry. Sponsored by Schaumburg Park District. Click here to see all of our Town Square events.
Location
Town Square
Library
STDL - Central Library
7:30 PM

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Time
7:00 PM
Description
"The Bourne Identity," 2002, PG-13, 119 minutes. A man washes up on shore in the Mediterranean Sea, suffering from amnesia and with no clues about his past. As he puts clues together and tries to avoid people who are trying to kill him, he meets a woman who helps him find the truth to his past.
Location
AV Theatre
Library
STDL - Central Library
9:00 PM

Title
Date
Thursday, June 16, 2016
Time
1:00 PM
Description
Perfect for drivers age 50 and older, this refresher course reviews driving skills and
safe driving strategies. You must attend both four-hour sessions. Please bring your AARP card to class for applicable discount. $15 for AARP members; $20 for non-members (fee collected at the first class)
Location
Rasmussen South
Library
STDL - Central Library
5:00 PM

Title
Date
Thursday, June 16, 2016
Time
1:00 PM
Description
ESL 214 Spring Class for Beginners/Intermediate ESL. Registration and testing is First class - April 12th. DO NOT CALL TO REGISTER - Come to class on April 12th.
Location
Adult Classroom
Library
STDL - Central Library
4:00 PM

Title
Date
Thursday, June 16, 2016
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Risen, 2015, PG-13, 107 minutes. Clavius, a powerful Roman Military Tribune, and his aide Lucius, are tasked with solving the mystery of what happened to Jesus in the weeks following his crucifixion, in order to disprove the rumors of a risen Messiah and prevent an uprising in Jerusalem.
Location
AV Theatre
Library
STDL - Central Library
3:45 PM

Title
Date
Thursday, June 16, 2016
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Adler Planetarium’s Michelle Nichols leads you on a virtual behind-the-scenes tour of the International Space Station, giving you a sneak peek into what life is really like aboard the orbiting lab.
Location
Combined Room
Library
STDL - Central Library
8:30 PM

Title
Date
Thursday, June 16, 2016
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Master puppeteer Dave Herzog takes his marionettes on an adventure through outer space. 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
Friday, June 17, 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
Saturday, June 18, 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.
Location
Rasmussen South
Library
STDL - Central Library
2:00 PM

Title
Date
Saturday, June 18, 2016
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Meditation can bring about a sense of calm and balance that benefits your emotional, physical and spiritual well-being. Join us to learn simple meditation techniques that will have lasting effects long after the program ends.
Location
Rasmussen North
Library
STDL - Central Library
3:30 PM

Title
Date
Saturday, June 18, 2016
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, 2014, PG-13, 101 minutes. Darkness has settled over New York City as Shredder and his evil Foot Clan have an iron grip on everything and everyone in the city. The turtles, with the help of a fearless reporter, work to unravel Shredder’s diabolical plan.
Location
AV Theatre
Library
STDL - Central Library
3:45 PM

Title
Date
Monday, June 20, 2016
Time
6:45 PM
Description
Enjoy all the Chicago hits like "25 or 6 to 4" and "Hard to Say I'm Sorry." Rain date: Tuesday, June 21 Click here to see all of our Town Square events.
Location
Town Square
Library
STDL - Central Library
8:15 PM

Title
Date
Monday, June 20, 2016
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Something About You by Julie James.

Limited loaner copies available at the Fiction Desk beginning May 20.
Location
Rasmussen North
Library
STDL - Central Library
8:00 PM

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Risen, 2015, PG-13, C.C., 107 minutes. Clavius, a powerful Roman Military Tribune, and his aide Lucius, are tasked with solving the mystery of what happened to Jesus in the weeks following his crucifixion, in order to disprove the rumors of a risen Messiah and prevent an uprising in Jerusalem.
Location
AV Theatre
Library
STDL - Central Library
3:45 PM

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 21, 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, June 22, 2016
Time
6:30 PM
Description
Members meet weekly.
Location
Conference Room-Night
Library
STDL - Central Library
9:30 PM

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Time
6:30 PM
Description
Come one, come all to these festivities celebrating days of yore. Dress for the occasion and enjoy music, falconry and a sword fighting demonstration. Rain location: Central Library Click here to see all of our Town Square events.
Location
Town Square
Library
STDL - Central Library
8:30 PM

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Time
7:00 PM
Description
"Zoolander 2," 2016, PG-13, 101 minutes. Beloved model Derek Zoolander and his rival-turned-partner Hansel are facing a threat to their continued success.
Location
AV Theatre
Library
STDL - Central Library
8:45 PM

Title
Date
Wednesday, June 22, 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 throw-down. Enter as a team, or come solo 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, June 23, 2016
Time
9:00 AM
Description
Members meet second and fourth Thursday mornings of each month to work on sewing projects.
Location
Adult Classroom
Library
STDL - Central Library
12:00 PM

Title
Date
Thursday, June 23, 2016
Time
2:00 PM
Description
The Finest Hours, 2015, PG-13, 117 minutes. In February of 1952, one of the worst storms to ever hit the East Coast struck New England, damaging an oil tanker off the coast of Cape Cod and literally ripping it in half. Four members of the Coast Guard are sent to rescue more than 30 stranded sailors.
Location
AV Theatre
Library
STDL - Central Library
4:00 PM

Title
Date
Thursday, June 23, 2016
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Cold lasers are used in many medical, sports and alternative care facilities to treat an array of medical conditions. Chiropractic physician Dr. John Blum discusses the types of problems that can be treated with cold laser therapy, and who might benefit from this new type of treatment.
Location
Adult Classroom
Library
STDL - Central Library
8:30 PM

Title
Date
Friday, June 24, 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, June 24, 2016
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Members meet weekly.
Location
Rasmussen South
Library
STDL - Central Library
9:00 PM

Title
Date
Saturday, June 25, 2016
Time
2:00 PM
Description
Alice in Wonderland, 2010, PG, 109 minutes. Alice, now 19 years old, returns to the whimsical world she first entered as a child and embarks on a journey to discover her true destiny.
Location
AV Theatre
Library
STDL - Central Library
3:45 PM

Title
Date
Monday, June 27, 2016
Time
6:45 PM
Description
Sing and dance along to familiar new pop songs from this youthful all-girl band. Rain date: Tuesday, June 28 Click here to see all of our Town Square events.
Location
Town Square
Library
STDL - Central Library
8:15 PM

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Time
2:00 PM
Description
The Finest Hours, 2015, PG-13, C.C., 117 minutes. In February of 1952, one of the worst storms to ever hit the East Coast struck New England, damaging an oil tanker off the coast of Cape Cod and literally ripping it in half. Four members of the Coast Guard are sent to rescue more than 30 stranded sailors.
Location
AV Theatre
Library
STDL - Central Library
4:00 PM

Title
Date
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Time
4:30 PM
Description
AMITA Health registered nurses conduct cholesterol and blood pressure screenings and offer advice for improving negative results. Register with AMITA at (855) 692-6482. If your schedule permits, please select the first available time slot. If you must cancel, call (855) 692-6482 at least 24 hours before your appointment.
Location
Rasmussen North
Library
STDL - Central Library
7:30 PM

 
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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.