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Volume 12, Number 1

LIBRARY

L I N C O L N W O O D

News and information about your library’s services, programs & resources.

W I N T E R

Something for Everyone this Winter T his edition of Lincolnwood Library News is jam-packed with ideas to peak everyone’s interest during the chilly months ahead. Whether it’s losing yourself in a good movie, solving a crime in CSI Science, learning how to meal plan, or participating in an interactive Nutcracker performance, winter at the library delivers fun for everyone. Our youth Winter Reading Program with the Chicago Wolves begins January 5, and includes incentives and a visit from a player on Feb. 10 for all local hockey fans! Are movies your thing? Every week the Library screens a variety of classics, documentaries, and new releases. Check the Library calendar for upcoming screenings. Stop in and pick up our Oscar

Voices of Race

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Predictions Ballot available Jan. 19 and return to us by Feb. 22, 5pm. Best guess to actual Oscar winners gets a prize. A new year, a new you? Our technology offerings are abundant, from mastering your facebook account to catching up on the latest version of Excel, there are many opportunities for selfimprovement. Business owners and entrepreneurs, we have partnered with SCORE to bring you some of the latest programs to keep your business growing, such as social media practices and putting together a business plan. Get out of the office and make time for these local offerings.

s part of this year’s Coming Together in Skokie and Niles Township, our annual communitywide celebration of literacy and culture, we will take a comprehensive look at the many voices of race in our neighborhoods: What is race from a scientific and cultural point of view? Through poetry, song, drama, and literature for all ages we learn how to face our racial identity and enjoy the beauty it can bring. Join us for Coming Together in Skokie and Niles Township: Voices of Race* at our opening Sunday, January 11, 2015 at the Illinois Holocaust Museum. Along with the community, we are offering

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Is English your second language? Come on out on Feb. 8 for our new ESL Conversation and Craft. Get a chance to talk with other members of the community and practice your language skills, while participating in a creative craft. We also added a variety of youth and teen craft activities to help avoid winter boredom. Flip through and find something for you!

several opportunities to look at race relations through activities this winter at the library. On Sunday, Feb. 1, 2pm, we will screen the documentary Skokie: Invaded But Not Conquered, followed by a discussion. We will offer thought provoking films such as Dark Girls, Skin, Get On Up, and more. During our adult book discussion on Feb. 9, 11am, we will talk about The Supremes at Earl’s All-You-Can-Eat by Edward Kelsey Moore, a community-wide CTISNT read. On Thursday, March 5, 7pm, teens can participate in a hands on workshop and perform pieces that ‘make a statement’ with help from Imagination Theater. You can find more activites designated as part of CTISNT in this newsletter, and we will have a guide available this January listing all the programs for participation throughout the community.


Trade Food for Fines in December The Lincolnwood Library will conduct a “Food for Fines” drive Dec. 1 through Dec. 14. We will accept one item of non-perishable food in payment for every $1, up to $10 in fines per library card. Only nonperishable items with containers that are not damaged, expired or rusty will be accepted. Only for Lincolnwood Library fines, not for lost or damaged items. All food collected will be donated to the Niles Township Food Pantry.

Chicago Wolves Read to Succeed

Winter Reading Program, January 5-February 27

Film Screenings

Check our online calendar for more details.

Thursdays, 10:30am Morning Matinées December 4: The Wind Rises December 11: They Came Together December 18: Locke January 8: Words and Pictures January 15: Dark Girls* January 22: A Most Wanted Man January 29: The Grand Seduction February 5: Snow Falling on Cedars* February 12: The Skeleton Twins February 19: Wish I Was Here February 26: Skin*

Thursdays, 1pm (dates vary) Cinematic Classics

Stop by the Youth Services desk starting Monday, Jan. 5, to pick up a winter reading log. Fill out a box on the reading log for every 20-minutes spent reading a book of your choosing. Turn in each completed log to Youth Services and enter for a chance to win a prize in our weekly drawing. Prizes include Wolves hats, pennants and a final draw for tickets to upcoming games – just for setting and achieving reading goals! All fans can register to meet Chicago Wolves’ right wing, Shane Harper, Tuesday, Feb. 10, 7pm at the Lincolnwood Library! Grades K-8.

News from the Friends The Friends of the Lincolnwood Library are people who care about libraries and are interested in increasing awareness of the library resources in our community. Individuals who are looking for a meaningful way to contribute to this goal are encouraged to become a part of the Friends of the Library during the annual membership drive. A membership envelope is enclosed in this newsletter or you can stop by the library and pick one up. The Friends are volunteers who work to enhance library services, programs, and resources. Your membership matters. For information, visit www. lincolnwoodlibrary.org and select ABOUT>FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY. 2

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December 4: Plan 9 From Outer Space (1959) December 18: The Dirty Dozen (1967) January 8: Ziegfield Girl (1941) January 22: Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner (1967)* February 12: Bridge to the Sun (1961)* February 26: Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)

Fridays, 1pm Friday Films December 5: Maleficent December 12: Jersey Boys December 19: Transformers: Age of Extinction December 26: Chef January 2: Tammy January 9: Hercules January 16: If I Stay January 23: When the Game Stands Tall January 30: The Hundred Foot Journey* February 6: Guardians of the Galaxy February 13: 22 Jump Street February 20: Get On Up* February 27: The November Man *Coming Together in Skokie and Niles Township programming.


E V E N T S All library programs are free. (LR) Registration required. Lincolnwood resident library cardholders have priority registration until one week prior to the class start date. All others may contact the Library to register the week of the program.

ONLINE REGISTRATION NOW AVAILABLE at www.lincolnwoodlibrary.org click on EVENTS.

(S) This is a series of classes. You only need to register for the first class in each session. Registration for Preschool and Youth SERIES programs opens on the 15th of the month prior to the first class. *Coming Together in Skokie and Niles Township programming.

For questions or to be placed on a standby list, call 847-677-5277 or email events@lincolnwoodlibrary.org

R E G U L A R F E AT U R E S 2nd Monday, 11am Adult Book Discussions. Dec. 8...... Me Before You by Jojo Moyes

Jan. 12...... We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Joy Fowler Feb. 9...... The Supremes at Earl’s All-You-Can-Eat by Edward Kelsey Moore* March 9...... The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin

Books in the Woods (LR). Stop by the Adult Services Desk

to pick up a special copy, and then meet us at L. Woods, 7110 N. Lincoln Ave., on the night of the event. Register online, in person, or call Adult Services at 847-677-5277 x230.

January 19, Monday, 7:30pm at L. Woods The Circle by Dave Eggers. Registration begins Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014

March 16, Monday, 7:30pm at L. Woods Angle of Repose by Wallace Stegner.

Registration begins Monday, Jan. 19, 2015

Dec. 10, Jan. 28, Feb. 18, Wednesdays, 11:30am Chef Demo. A chef demonstration

and tasting of an easy-to-prepare appetizer, main dish, salad, or dessert. Sponsored by Lincolnwood Place: A Senior Lifestyle Community.

Dec. 18, Jan. 22, Feb. 26, Thursdays, 11:30am Senior Resource Specialist. Find

ESL

English as a Second Language We offer programs and classes at the library to allow you to practice speaking, reading and writing in English.

information regarding retirement benefits, health insurance and Medicare programs, housing needs and much more. Hosted by Kathy Gaeding from CJE SeniorLife.

Tuesdays, 6-8:45pm

Wednesdays, 11:30am-12:30pm Knitting Circle.

English as a Second Language. A free class for adults who

Fall session ends Dec. 9. Next session begins Jan. 6

Drop in to work on a knitting or crochet project, share tips, show off your work, and converse with fellow needle art enthusiasts. No class Dec. 24.

want to improve English speaking, reading, and writing skills. Sponsored by Oakton Community College.

Fridays, 3:30-4:30pm Common Thread. Participants of all

Adults interested in practicing English speaking skills can have a coffee, work on a craft, and learn about our community. Twisted Fiber Studio will provide and lead the craft: fabric painting with fruits and vegetables to create a unique tote bag. Registration required for the craft, but drop-in for conversation welcome!

ages can drop in to knit, crochet, or work with other fiber arts every Friday afternoon! Those interested in brushing up on skills or teaching others are always welcome.

Feb. 8, Sunday, 2-4pm ESL: Craft and Conversation (LR). Coffee, Talk, & Craft!

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P R E S C H O O L Birth to 5 years old

Y O U T H

Whoooooo’s a Wise Owl Reader? Sign up your child to be

December 4, Thursday, 7-8:00pm Nutcracker Unwrapped! (LR). Get

a Wise Owl Reader and read 1000 books before Kindergarten! Reading rewards and special activities are offered just for participating. Ages birth to kindergarten. Lincolnwood resident library cardholders only.

Stories and More (LR) (S).

Ages 3-5 and caregiver. This fun, interactive storytime emphasizes letters, numbers, shapes, colors, and other concepts to provides a language-rich experience. Sign up for each session.

December 2-9, Tuesdays, 10am Session 1 January 6-27, Tuesdays, 10am Session 2 February 3-17, Tuesdays, 10am Session 3

Baby Bookworms (LR) (S). Ages birth-2 and caregiver. A

series of stories, songs, and activities geared for very young children. Storytime is followed by open play. Sign up for each session.

December 3-10, Wednesdays, 10am Session 1 January 7-28, Wednesdays, 10am Session 2 February 4-25, Wednesdays, 10am Session 3

January 8-February 26, Thursdays, 10am Everybody Move! (LR) (S). Ages birth-2 and caregiver.

Celeste Roy, from Evanston’s early childhood program Everybody Move!, has planned an hour of exploration including scarves, balls, hoops, and instruments to get your child up and moving. Sign up for this 8-week session.

December 5-February 27, Fridays, 10am Friday Preschool Fun (LR) (S). Ages 2-5 and caregiver. Themed activities and crafts. Sign up for each session. Session 1............ Dec. 5........ Let it Snow!

Dec. 12........ Sweet Treats

Session 2............. Jan. 9........ Knuffle Bunny

Jan. 16........ Frozen Jan. 23........ Thomas the Tank Engine Jan. 30........ Welcome to Busytown

Session 3............ Feb. 6........ The Wiggles

Feb. 13........ Hearts and Crafts Feb. 20........ LMNO Peas Feb. 27........ Dora the Explorer

December 6, Saturday, 10am Super Stolie Music Show (LR).

Ages birth-5 and caregiver. Super Stolie offers an interactive children’s music show featuring original kids music, popular covers and traditional nursery rhymes for children to Press Play! on their creativity and imaginations!

February 5, Thursday, 7-8pm Miss Jamie’s Farm Music Show (LR). See YOUTH. 4

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Kindergarten to 5th Grade

behind-the-scenes on this holiday classic! Salt Creek Ballet will explain and decode some of the more mystifying aspects of the Nutcracker story and its music as well as provide a preview of its upcoming performances of The Nutcracker at the North Shore Center for the Performing Arts. Audience participation will be a key part of the experience. Ages 4 and up.

NEW! Drop-in Winter Crafts Tuesday & Thursday, 4-5pm. Grades 3-5. Dec. 16 & 18............... Winter Wonderland Jan. 6 & 8.................... New Year’s Celebration Feb. 10 & 12............... Valentine’s Day January 8, Thursday, 7-8pm Crime Scene Science (LR). Kids will need their

thinking caps as we attempt to solve a mysterious case. Fingerprinting, DNA analysis, restoration of a broken window, and making a casting of a footprint for a fun and illuminating journey with plenty of twists and turns. Grades K-8.

January 11-March 1, Sundays, 3-4:30pm Chess Club (LR) (S). Learn to play or improve your chess game with community member Larry Rabyne. Sign up for the 8-week session. Grades K-6.

January 28-March 18, Wednesdays, 3:30-4:30pm Kids’ Acting Class (LR) (S). Be part of the creative energy with theater games and improv directed by Debbi Brodsky. Sign up for the 8-week session. Grades 3-5.

February 10, Tuesday, 7pm Chicago Wolves Player Visit (LR).

Inviting all fans of reading and hockey alike to meet Chicago Wolves’ right wing, Shane Harper, as part of the “Read to Succeed” program. Harper will have a brief Q&A session, dress a lucky kid in hockey gear and sign autographs.

February 5, Thursday, 7-8pm Miss Jamie’s Farm Music Show (LR).

Miss Jamie and her puppet friends from the farm take the audience on a magical barnyard adventure in a sing-along, dance-along show that’s fun for kids and grownups alike. Grades PreK-4.

March 5, Thursday, 7pm* Making a Statement (LR). See Teen. *Coming Together in Skokie and Niles Township programming.


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6th Grade to 12th Grade

Dec. 8, Jan. 12, Feb. 9, Mondays, 4-5pm Community Service Club (LR). We invite local middle

schoolers to join us to earn community service hours by completing compassionate and engaged projects. All participants will earn one hour of service for each attended meeting. Grades 6-8.

NEW! DIY (do it yourself) Friday Workshops for Teens. Fridays, 4-5pm. Sign up for each class. Grades 6-12. Dec. 5.................... Candy Wrapper Zipper Bag (LR). Jan. 23.................... Duct Tape Wallet (LR). Feb. 20.................... Candy Wrapper Jewelry (LR). January 9, Friday, 7pm Teen After Hours! Mock the Movie: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (LR). Grades 8-12.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles become interactive with MuVChat! As the movie plays, text your jokes and thoughts to appear on screen for everyone. Bring your phone... and your sense of humor! Rated PG13, must be at least 13 years old to attend.

March 5, Thursday, 7pm* Making a Statement (LR).

Get ready to be on your feet creating games and performance pieces that make a statement about who we are! Imagination Theater leads this hands on workshop where participants will explore complex daily issues and uncover the different points of view that define their community. Grades 5-8.

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Saturdays (monthly), 2pm Family Movie

Join us for a movie the whole family can enjoy together!

Dec. 13.......... Earth to Echo Jan. 17.......... Frozen Sing-Along Edition Feb. 21.......... The Boxtrolls December 1, Monday, 5pm Lincolnwood Lights Holiday Storytime. Join the library for a

seasonal storytime at Village Hall for the Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration. Enjoy hot chocolate, music and more. Sponsored by the Lincolnwood Parks and Recreation.

December 14, Sunday, 2-4:30pm Lincoln Hall Choirs & Bebop Daddys’ Holiday Jazz. Get in the holiday spirit with an afternoon of seasonal tunes performed by Lincoln Hall Swing & Honor Choirs followed by Bebop Daddys’ Holiday Jazz.

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Also see Regular Features (Page 3), and All Ages

December 11, Thursday, 7-8pm SmartCents. This financial literacy workshop will examine why

a longer lifespan, delayed or reduced social security benefits, low interest rates, and a host of other factors may demand a new approach to help you prepare for important life events and goals.

December 16, Tuesday, 10:30am-noon A World Gone Mad: World War I & World War II. Historian Jim Gibbons will take you through two of the most catastrophic wars in our nation’s history and highlight significant events that thrust the United States into two unwanted wars.

January 14, Wednesday, 7-8pm Meal Planning 101 (LR). Ever get

that 4pm “what’s for dinner feeling?” Mom and self-confessed ‘busy chef’ Clair Boone teaches you meal planning to save money, great recipes to use and freezing tips.

January 18, Sunday, 2pm Just Something My Grandma Used to Sing. Join Mark

Dvorak for an afternoon of autobiographical and entertaining songs & stories for an intergenerational audience. Plenty of great classic songs, stories, sing-a-longs and humor.

February 1, Sunday, 2-3:30pm Film Screening* Skokie: Invaded But Not Conquered (LR). A documentary

about the issues connected to the attempted neo-Nazi March in Skokie are examined, followed by a discussion led by Buzz Alpert, community activist during that time.

February 4, Wednesday, 7-8pm Taste Memories: Recipes for Life and Breakfast (LR). Ina Pinkney, author of Taste Memories: Recipes for Life and Breakfast, will present her struggles with polio, marriage to Captain Bill Pinkney and 33-year career in the food business. Book signing and a taste of her famous coffee cake will follow.

February 10, Tuesday, 10:30-11:30am The Eerie Similarities between John F. Kennedy and Abraham Lincoln. Historian Jim Gibbons

will presen many of the similarities that repeatedly and eerily mapped these presidents’ paths, which headed both men straight towards their tragic rendezvous with destiny!

February 15, Sunday, 2-3:30pm Dois no Choro. Get a taste of Carnaval

with an afternoon of Brazilian choro music. Dois no Choro is comprised of Julie Koidin, flute, and Paulinho Garcia, guitar and vocals. After the concert, Julie Koidin will present her recent book, Choro Conversations, along with a Q&A session about her experiences.

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Get Connected

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he library now offers a variety of beginning and intermediate level classes covering a wide range of technology topics. You can register online using the events calendar, or by contacting Digital Services at 847-677-5277, or digitalservices@lincolnwoodlibrary.org. More details can be found at www.lincolnwoodlibrary.org.

NEW! B U S I N E S S SCORE provides free, in-depth business counseling for business owners and small businesses. Jan. 21, Wednesday, 7-8:30pm Business Plans, The Path to Success for Start Ups or Established Entities (LR).

Aaron Lebedow, co-founder and chairman of a global marketing consulting organization, will lead this SCORE workshop discussing how every company can benefit from a well-executed business plan. Topics also include: setting goals and objectives, preparing marketing and financial plans, and defining action steps to attain appropriate goals.

Feb. 11, Wednesday, 7-8:30pm Creating Your Introductory Elevator Speech - Be Prepared for Opportunity! (LR).

Do you struggle at networking events to describe the key points about your business in the limited time you’re given? Are you clear about what you want to communicate? In this session you’ll craft your 15-20 second introduction and get feedback on its effectiveness. You’ll also receive tips on how to expand your comments when you’re given more time to describe your business (30 sec., 60 sec., 2 min.). This SCORE seminar will be led by Ronnis Oher, owner of LifeMaps and former educator, corporate trainer and consultant.

Feb. 25, Wednesday, 7-8:30pm Social Media 101: The Basics of Social Media for Small Businesses (LR).

Have you been thinking about marketing your business with social media? Feel overwhelmed? Not sure how to get started? Not convinced that it works? We’ll take a look at the 5 most popular social media networks - Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+ and Pinterest - and help you decide what is right for your business. This SCORE seminar will be led by Norbert Barszczewski, of JP NetQuest, Inc. and Constant Contact Local Authorized Expert. 6

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T E C H N O L O G Y

Beginners December 8, Monday, 6:30-8:30pm February 27, Friday, 10am-noon Better Internet Searching (LR). Construct concise Google searches that bring back relevant results. We will learn how search works and master some Google tips & tricks through a series of hands-on activities. Students must have taken Beginning Internet or have equivalent experience.

January 24, Saturday, 10am-noon February 13, Friday, 10am-noon Beginner’s Series 1: Computer Basics (LR) (S). In this

hands-on class we will learn basic computer concepts and how to navigate the Windows 7 operating system. This is the first of a two-part class with Beginning Internet. Registration is for both classes. Students must have basic mouse and keyboard skills.

January 31, Saturday, 10am-noon February 20, Friday, 10am-noon Beginner’s Series 2: Beginning Internet (LR) (S). In this

follow-up class, we will discuss the many reasons people use the internet and will practice using web browsers to search. This is the second of a two-part class with Beginning Computing. Registration is for both classes.

Library Resources December 2, Tuesday, 11am-12:30pm Resources for Informed Shoppers.

Become an informed shopper by learning how to access and use two of our premium resources: Consumer Reports and Chicago Consumer’s CHECKBOOK. We’ll also explore some useful mobile apps and websites for shopping, coupons, and more.

January 26, Monday, 2-3:30pm You Can’t Google This (LR). Your Lincolnwood Library card

provides free access to premium resources that you’ll never get from Google. Read newspapers from around the world, get information on investing, explore a new career, find your ancestors, and much more! This class will give you an overview of what’s available and provide some tips and tricks for making the most of library resources.

February 11, Wednesday, 2-3:30pm Resources for Investors (LR). Come learn how to use

premium investment tools available to Lincolnwood Library cardholders. In this class we’ll explore S & P NetAdvantage and Morningstar Investment Research Center. Additional library resources available at www.lincolnwoodlibrary.org


Microsoft Office

Tablets and Mobile

January 14, Wednesday, 6:30-8:30pm Intro to Microsoft Word 2010 (LR). Microsoft Word

eBook Help Sessions (LR). Learn how to

can be used to create letters, resumes and much more. This class will cover the basic features of this popular word processing software. Learn how to navigate the ribbon and how to create, save and print a document. We will also cover formatting, cut, copy and paste and how to check spelling and grammar.

January 21, Wednesday, 6:30-8:30pm Do More with Microsoft Word 2010 (LR). In this

follow-up class to Intro to Microsoft Word 2010 we will work with page layout options and more. Learn how to change page margins, set line and paragraph spacing and add page numbers. We will also work with tabs, bulleted and numbered lists, headers, and footers.

January 28, Wednesday, 6:30-8:30pm Advanced Microsoft Word 2010 (LR). This class is

for those ready to learn the more advanced features of Microsoft Word. We will learn how to create tables to organize information and use text boxes to position blocks of text in your document. We will also cover inserting and editing photos and clip art.

February 18, Wednesday, 6:30-8:30pm Intro to Microsoft Excel 2010 (LR). Microsoft Excel is

powerful spreadsheet software you can use to store and analyze data. In this beginning class we will cover how to navigate around a spreadsheet and enter and edit data. We will also cover basic formatting skills, page setup features and how to save and print spreadsheets.

February 25, Wednesday, 6:30-8:30pm Do More with Microsoft Excel 2010 (LR). In this followup class to Intro to Microsoft Excel 2010 we will introduce working with simple formulas and functions to perform calculations. We will also learn how to convert a data range into a table and use the sort and filter feature to analyze data.

Open Lab.

Did you attend one of our classes or one-on-one appointments, but now you need to practice the skills you learned? Need help searching the internet, sending emails, creating an MS Word document, or using your iPad? Drop by our Open Lab, where we will have instructors on hand to assist you with whatever you are working on. This is an open house, so first come – first served!

December 10, Wednesday, Noon-2pm January 30, Friday, 1-3pm February 25, Wednesday, 2-4pm

download library eBooks and eAudiobooks during a one-on-one session with a librarian. Bring your device and your Lincolnwood Library card.

December 12, Friday, at 2, 3, & 4pm January 16, Friday, at 2, 3, & 4pm February 23, Monday, at 2, 3, & 4pm

January 19, Monday, 6:30-8:30pm February 16, Monday, 10am-noon iPad Basics (LR). This beginner level class covers the most

important features and functions of the iPad such as; touch screen gestures and using the keyboard, navigating the home screen, connecting to a wireless network and using the app store to find and download new apps. Students must provide their own iPad that has gone through initial set-up process and is running the most current version of iOS. In addition, students must have their Apple ID and password readily available.

December 15, Monday, 10am-Noon February 2, Monday, 6:30-8:30pm Do More with Your iPad (LR). This intermediate level class is

a follow up to iPad Basics. We will cover topics such as: installing and deleting apps, making folders, multi-tasking gestures, photo and video, and some iOS7 tips and tricks.Students must provide their own iPad that has gone through initial set-up process and is running the most current version of iOS. In addition, students must have their Apple ID and password readily available.

January 14, Wednesday, 2-3pm App, App, and Away (LR). This class will provide an overview

of mobile apps, plus some tips and tricks for finding useful apps. Bring your app recommendations to share with others!

Social Media February 4, Wednesday, 1-2:30pm Social Media 101. In this class, we’ll

explore the social networking trend, discuss its benefits and drawbacks, and take a look at a selection of specific social networking sites including Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Yelp, and Meetup.com.

February 7, Saturday, 2-3:30pm What You Need to Know About Facebook.

Discover how to better connect with family and friends through one of today’s most popular social media sites. Sasha Vasilic will share the ins and outs of what you need to know about Facebook including security features, the new messenger app and more!

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4000 W. Pratt Avenue Lincolnwood, Illinois 60712-3531

Lincolnwood to Hollywood!

*** ECRWSS *** Postal Customer Lincolnwood, IL 60712

Stop in and pick up our Oscar Predictions Ballot, available Jan. 19 and return to us by Feb. 22, 5pm. Closest guess to the actual Oscar winners gets a prize!

Technology Classes, Business Seminars, Music, Movies & More! HOURS

Mon-Thurs 9-9 Fri 9-6 Sat 9-5 Sun 1-5 We are closed … Wed., Dec. 24.........Christmas Eve (close at 1pm) Thurs., Dec. 25........Christmas Day Wed., Dec. 31.........New Year’s Eve (close at 1pm) Thurs., Jan. 1...........New Year’s Day

Deadline for Filing Trustee Candidacy is December 22, 2014.

Four Trustee seats will be up for election on April 7, 2015. All four seats are for full four-year terms. In order to run, candidacy must be filed between December 15-22, 2014, 5pm. Candidate Information Packets are available at the Adult Services Desk at the library, and more election information can be found at the Cook County Clerk’s website at www.cookcountyclerk.com. Feel free to contact library director Su Bochenski at 847-677-5277 with any questions about the responsibilities of the position or about the election. T he Lincolnwood Library Board of Trustees meets 7:30pm, the 3rd Thursday of the month. Upcoming meetings are Jan. 15, and Feb. 19. Please check the library’s website for changes to this schedule.

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