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Title
Date
Monday, July 06, 2015
Time
6:45 PM
Description
The “ultimate country music cover band” plays songs for both the hard core country fan and casual enthusiast.

Rain date: Thursday, July 9. To see more Summer Concerts and sign up for e-mail notifications about upcoming concerts, cancellations due to rain, and more, go to http://schaumburglibrary.org/about/town-square-programs/.
Location
Town Square
Library
STDL - Central Library
8:15 PM

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 07, 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, July 07, 2015
Time
6:00 PM
Description
Two koto players and a shakuhachi player will perform traditional Japanese ensemble music. This is part of the celebration of Schaumburg's sister city in Japan, Namerikawa. They 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
8:00 PM

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 07, 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
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Time
6:30 PM
Description
Members meet weekly.
Location
Conference Room-Night
Library
STDL - Central Library
9:30 PM

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Adults and teens, come join us for a night of origami fun with origami enthusiast Ian Goss. No prior experience with the craft is necessary, however, some folds may prove challenging for persons under 13 years of age. Paper will be provided. **REGISTRATION REQUIRED.**
Location
Rasmussen South
Library
STDL - Central Library
8:30 PM

Title
Date
Thursday, July 09, 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, July 09, 2015
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Adults in their 20s and 30s with high-functioning autism or Asperger's, and others facing social challenges are invited to join us for a Green Screen class. Create and edit a short video with different backgrounds using a green screen and the library's video editing software. 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
Friday, July 10, 2015
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Members meet weekly.
Location
Rasmussen South
Library
STDL - Central Library
9:00 PM

Title
Date
Sunday, July 12, 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, July 12 meeting, we will be reading I'll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson. A limited number of loaner copies will be available to borrow from the Fiction Desk beginning June 1. Registration required.
Location
Off-site
Library
STDL - Central Library
2:00 PM

Title
Date
Monday, July 13, 2015
Time
6:45 PM
Description
This nine-piece Latin band will perform salsa, merengue, cha cha chá, boleros, bachata and Latin jazz.

Rain date: Thursday, July 16. To see more Summer Concerts and sign up for e-mail notifications about upcoming concerts, cancellations due to rain, and more, go to http://schaumburglibrary.org/about/town-square-programs/.
Location
Town Square
Library
STDL - Central Library
8:15 PM

Title
Date
Monday, July 13, 2015
Time
7:00 PM
Description
American aviator Amelia Earhart’s courageous exploits and spirited personality made her an international celebrity. Her dazzling achievements include becoming the first woman to cross the Atlantic ocean by airplane (1928) and the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic (1932). She set numerous speed and altitude records before disappearing mysteriously in 1937 during an attempted around-the-world flight. This program reviews her upbringing, the records she broke, and her tireless work to promote opportunities for women. Inspired by Earhart's books: 20 Hrs., 40 Mins. (1928); The Fun of It (1932) and Last Flight (1937, posthumous). An in-character portrayal by Leslie Goddard. **REGISTRATION REQUIRED.**
Location
Combined Room
Library
STDL - Central Library
8:30 PM

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Time
6:30 PM
Description
Members meet weekly.
Location
Conference Room-Night
Library
STDL - Central Library
9:30 PM

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Time
6:30 PM
Description
Add a beautiful, hand-painted butterfly to your outdoor flower garden. You’ll choose from a rainbow assortment of weather-proof glazes to bring the butterfly’s intricate mosaic-style design into vibrant brilliance! Randy Skepnek instructs. Fee: $15. **REGISTRATION REQUIRED.**
Location
Rasmussen South
Library
STDL - Central Library
9:30 PM

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 15, 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
Rasmussen North
Library
STDL - Central Library
8:30 PM

Title
Date
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Time
7:00 PM
Description
By adding even the most basic herbs to your culinary palette, you can make your cooking more interesting, delicious and enjoyable. Also adding herbs can enhance flavors and allow for more healthful cooking. It is easy to create herb mixtures to replace salt in food. This and other tips for using herbs to cook with everyday are included in this lecture. The discussion includes flavor families, what herbs to use with certain dishes, and how to create herbal vinegars, butters and other items which can add herb flavors to cooking when herbs themselves are not appropriate. Marcy Lautanen-Raleigh presents. **REGISTRATION REQUIRED.**
Location
Combined Room
Library
STDL - Central Library
8:30 PM

Title
Date
Friday, July 17, 2015
Time
8:45 AM
Description
Explore the fabulous Lincoln Park neighborhood and scenic lakefront park. A professional guide provides narration on sights such as DePaul University, Old Town, the Biograph Theatre of Dillinger fame, Oz Park, the Lincoln Park Zoo, and the Lincoln Park Conservatory. Also visit the Chicago History Museum, where you’ll discover the story behind Chicago’s development and its relationship to American history. You’ll see the first passenger “L” car, the first steam locomotive to operate in Chicago and the Lincoln alcove. A delicious sandwich buffet will be enjoyed in a private boardroom of the museum. Top off the day with a visit to the Peggy Nottebaert Nature Museum, with its fascinating Butterfly Conservatory. Fee: $85. **REGISTRATION REQUIRED.**
Location
Off-site
Library
STDL - Central Library
3:45 PM

Title
Date
Friday, July 17, 2015
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Members meet weekly.
Location
Rasmussen South
Library
STDL - Central Library
9:00 PM

Title
Date
Monday, July 20, 2015
Time
6:45 PM
Description
The Neverly Brothers play favorite hits from 1950s rockabilly, rock & roll and rhythm & blues pioneers, up through the 1964 British Invasion groups. In case of rain, the concert will be held at the Trickster Art Gallery at 190 S. Roselle Rd.

To see more Summer Concerts and sign up for e-mail notifications about upcoming concerts, cancellations due to rain, and more, go to http://schaumburglibrary.org/about/town-square-programs/.
Location
Town Square
Library
STDL - Central Library
8:15 PM

Title
Date
Monday, July 20, 2015
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Come on a month-long photographic journey through both western and eastern Turkey with Laura Rodriguez, HEHS graduate and nurse turned photographer. Walk through the metropolitan streets of Istanbul, wander the ruins of the ancient Armenian capital of Ani and climb to the summit of Mt. Memrut to view the 1st century BC temple of Antiochus I at sunset. See Turkey, dense with history and amazing sights, through the lens of this well-traveled local photographer. **REGISTRATION REQUIRED.**
Location
Combined Room
Library
STDL - Central Library
8:30 PM

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Time
7:00 PM
Description
The music of Hank Williams is a true cornerstone of American music. The lyrics and melodies from songs like “Hey Good Lookin” and “I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry” continue to influence. Anticipating the 2015 motion picture release of a Hank Williams biopic, folk/Americana musician Steve Justman presents Hank’s story and music on guitar and banjo. Come learn why Hank’s music has become part of the fabric of American music. **REGISTRATION REQUIRED.**
Location
Combined Room
Library
STDL - Central Library
8:30 PM

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Time
6:30 PM
Description
Members meet weekly.
Location
Conference Room-Night
Library
STDL - Central Library
9:30 PM

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 22, 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, July 23, 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
Friday, July 24, 2015
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Members meet weekly.
Location
Rasmussen South
Library
STDL - Central Library
9:00 PM

Title
Date
Monday, July 27, 2015
Time
6:45 PM
Description
Enjoy unique, vintage arrangements from the 1930s and 1940s, including fox trots, tangos, waltzes, ballads and swing.

Rain date: Thursday, July 30. To see more Summer Concerts and sign up for e-mail notifications about upcoming concerts, cancellations due to rain, and more, go to http://schaumburglibrary.org/about/town-square-programs/.
Location
Town Square
Library
STDL - Central Library
8:15 PM

Title
Date
Monday, July 27, 2015
Time
7:30 PM
Description
Join us for this fun, relaxing art program and get into the creative groove of abstract painting. Instructor Christine Thornton will teach techniques for painting to the rhythm of music using watercolor pencils. No art experience required! You’ll leave with a small finished painting. **REGISTRATION REQUIRED.**
Location
Rasmussen South
Library
STDL - Central Library
9:00 PM

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Time
6:30 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
8:30 PM

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Adults in their 20s and 30s are invited to duke it out in this orthographic showdown. Come spell your heart out for the chance to win a prize! Brain food will be provided. More of a lover than a fighter? That’s okay! Partake in snacks and cheer on the contestants. Participation as contestants limited to the first 20 people to arrive.
Location
AV Theatre
Library
STDL - Central Library
9:00 PM

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Time
7:30 PM
Description
Celebrate National Milk Chocolate Day! Author and traveler Susan Miura will infuse a bit of history and travel into this delicious presentation, with virtual stops in San Francisco, Las Vegas, Hershey, Boston, and our own
sweet home Chicago. Learn about different types of chocolate and each city’s chocolate claim to fame. Discover fun things to do in each of these “cocoa capitals.” Chocolate samples and recipes included. **REGISTRATION REQUIRED.**
Location
Combined Room
Library
STDL - Central Library
9:00 PM

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Time
6:30 PM
Description
Members meet weekly.
Location
Conference Room-Night
Library
STDL - Central Library
9:30 PM

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Time
7:00 PM
Description
People we love die. We can let grief shut us down or break us open. Grief guide Uma Girish has authored a memoir Losing Amma, Finding Home, in which she shares her cross-cultural story of losing her mother and finding her way back. Come hear Uma’s inspirational story about how she trans-formed the pain of loss into a new, life purpose. Books available for purchase. **REGISTRATION REQUIRED.**
Location
Rasmussen South
Library
STDL - Central Library
8:30 PM

Title
Date
Thursday, July 30, 2015
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Would you like to boost your memory as well as sharpen your learning skills? Come join this fun, practical and interactive workshop led by Lake County Master Tutor Sharona Javit. Tips will be shared to help you discover your best learning style. Discover the benefits of memory-building, and learn exercises to tackle any new challenge. **REGISTRATION REQUIRED.**
Location
Combined Room
Library
STDL - Central Library
8:30 PM

Title
Date
Friday, July 31, 2015
Time
7:00 PM
Description
Members meet weekly.
Location
Rasmussen South
Library
STDL - Central Library
9:00 PM

Title
Date
Saturday, August 01, 2015
Time
10:30 AM
Description
Learn about the library’s digital transfer equipment including VHS-DVD, Vinyl to CD and photos to digital. Appointments for the equipment can be scheduled after this workshop. Registration Required. Limit 30 people.
Location
Teen Program Room
Library
STDL - Central Library
11:30 AM

Title
Date
Sunday, August 02, 2015
Time
1:30 PM
Description
Students and instructors from the Midwest Conservatory of Music will perform as the conclusion of their summer music camp.
Location
AV Theatre
Library
STDL - Central Library
4:00 PM

Title
Date
Monday, August 03, 2015
Time
6:45 PM
Description
Back by popular demand! Denny and his sons deliver a fun and energetic tribute to one of America’s favorite singer/songwriters, Neil Diamond.

Rain date: Thursday, Aug. 6. To see more Summer Concerts and sign up for e-mail notifications about upcoming concerts, cancellations due to rain, and more, go to http://schaumburglibrary.org/about/town-square-programs/.
Location
Town Square
Library
STDL - Central Library
8:15 PM

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Important Messages
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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