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River Grove Library Newsletter March 2014, Volume 4, Issue 3

Coming Events 3/12 Library Board meeting, 7:00 p.m. Public is welcome 3/22 Genealogy Talk, 2:00 p.m.* 3/31 Adult Book Club, 7:00 p.m.*

Book Club The River Grove Book Club is looking for more members to join their group. The book club will meet on Monday, March 31th, at 7:00 p.m. This month’s selection is Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand. Books are available behind the circulation desk. Sign up or drop in for this event.

*Registration is required. River Grove Public Library District 8638 W. Grand Ave. River Grove, IL 60171 708-453-4484

Monday – Thursday

10:00 – 9:00 Friday & Saturday 10:00 – 5:00

Winding Your Way Through the Web: Popular Sites for Genealogists Presentation The internet can be an overwhelming place for beginning genealogists. Which websites are reliable? Which will help you discover when great-grandpa was born or how he came to the United States? On Saturday, March 22nd at 2PM, Ginger Frere, reference librarian in the Genealogy and Local History Section at the Newberry Library and co-director of ChicagoAncestors.org, will introduce novice genealogists to several websites that will launch their cyberspace searches in the right direction.

This program is free and open to the public, but registration is required. Please register in person or by phone (708-453-4484).


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One-On-One Computer Classes Are you interested in learning how to use Microsoft Office programs or just want to know the basics of using email, uploading photos and more? No matter what your skill level or questions, the River Grove Library can help! The library will be offering free One-On-One Computer Classes on Tuesday nights and Saturday mornings throughout the spring. Please register for a 30-minute session in person or by phone (708-453-4484).

*Young Adult Nonfiction* In case you missed it, you may now find new YA (young adult) non-fiction and Homework Help materials on the New Nonfiction rack in the front of the library. These materials range from ACT Prep books to comic book guides to the latest celebrity biographies and more! Items are “new” for three months before being moved to the Homework Help section or the Adult Non-Fiction section.

Did you know…. That you can now put up to 20 items on hold? That you can take out up to 10 DVD’s at one time? That you can check out a total of 40 items at once?


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A FEW OF OUR NEW BOOKS 

The Days of Anna Madrigal by Armistead Maupin

The Weirdness by Jeremy Bushnell

The Promise by Ann Weisgarber

The Good Luck of Right Now by Matthew Quick

After the Storm by Maya Banks

Once in a Lifetime by Jill Shalvis

A Life in Men by Gina Frangello

An Unexpected Grace by Kristin Von Kreisler

A FEW OF OUR NEW DVD’S  12 Years a Slave  Philomena  Catching Fire  American Hustle  Saving Mr. Banks  Mandela  The Wolf of Wall Street


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KIDS…….KIDS…….KIDS…….KIDS…….KIDS…….KIDS……. --Story Time* Tuesdays & Thursdays, 11:00 a.m. March 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27 Ages: 2-4 years --Evening Tales* Wednesdays, 7:00 p.m. March 5, 12, 19, 26. Ages: 5-8 years --Club Lego* March 1, 3:30 p.m.

Ages: 8-12

--St. Patrick’s Day Drop-in Craft March 15, 12:00-2:00p.m.

Ages: All

--Teen Advisory* March 20, 7:00 p.m.

Ages: Grades 6-12

--Family Mosaic Art* March 29, 2:00-3:00p.m.

Ages: 12 and up

--Craft Day March 31, 11:00-1:00

Ages: 10 and up

*Registration is required.

River Grove Library 8638 W. Grand Ave., River Grove, IL 60171 708-453-4484

RGPL Newletter March 2014