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August/September 2019

COLLEGE PREP PAGE 11

HEALTH & WELLNESS PAGE 19


CONTENTS Registration Information PAGE 1

About the Library PAGE 2

All Ages PAGE 3

Youth PAGES 5–8

Registration Information REGISTER FOR FREE PROGRAMS IN PERSON: Stop by the Information Desk at any Library location. ONLINE: Visit SchaumburgLibrary.org PHONE: Call the Information Desk at (847) 923-3347.

REGISTER FOR PROGRAMS WITH A FEE IN PERSON: Stop by the Information Desk at any Library location. PHONE: Call the Information Desk at (847) 923-3347.

REGISTRATION DESIGNATION

DROP IN: Attend at your leisure during allotted times without registering. REGISTER NOW: Register when you receive the Guide or any time prior to the program, space permitting.

REGISTER: Register no sooner than date listed on program. You may still register after

Tweens

that date, space permitting.

(9-12 years)

used for youth programs.)

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Teens (12-19 years)

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Adults PAGES 12–20

TICKETED: You must pick up free tickets 30 minutes prior to the event. (Primarily

Youth programs requiring registration are open to Schaumburg Township District Library cardholders only. Camp and school groups, please call (847) 923-3439 for accommodations.

WAIVER AND RELEASE OF LIABILITY Some programs require participants, or the guardians of participants under age 18, to sign or agree to a Waiver and Release of Liability. You can view the Waiver and Release of Liability at SchaumburgLibrary.org/waiver, or you can request a printed copy from the

Technology

Information Desk at any Library location.

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PLEASE NOTE: Patrons registering for programs in person will be assisted before those who register by phone. Fees are due at the time of registration. For all programs with a fee, refunds may only be issued (less a $5 service fee) when cancellation is made at least 7 days in advance of the program. For bus trips, the Library must also be able to fill your spot on the trip to issue a refund. Accommodations for special assistance will be made upon request, based on availability. If possible, please register at least two weeks prior to the program and note the accommodation needed at the time of registration.

Image Release All Library visitors permit the Library to take photos and videos and to use these images in future Library publications and promotions, in print and online.

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OUR MISSION IS TO PROVIDE RELEVANT INFORMATION, BOOKS, MEDIA, TECHNOLOGY AND PROGRAMS FOR ALL AGES IN A SAFE AND FRIENDLY ENVIRONMENT THROUGH

About Schaumburg Township District Library

THE SERVICE OF WELL TRAINED STAFF.

Board Members

Gerald Bromley, President Jillian Bernas, Vice President/Secretary Theresa Seyring, Treasurer Julie Wroblewski Bosshart Anita Forte-Scott Hannah Hyman David Jonen

Leadership

Monica Harris, Executive Director Annie Miskewitch, Deputy Director UPCOMING BOARD MEETINGS Mondays • 7 p.m. Aug. 19 & Sept. 16 Central Conference Room

Locations & Hours ALL LOCATIONS WILL BE CLOSED ON MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 2.

CENTRAL LIBRARY

130 S. ROSELLE ROAD • SCHAUMBURG, IL • (847) 985-4000 Monday – Friday 9 a.m. - 10 p.m. Saturday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Sunday Noon - 5 p.m. Noon - 9 p.m. (After Labor Day)

HANOVER PARK BRANCH

1266 IRVING PARK ROAD • HANOVER PARK, IL • (630) 372-7800 Monday – Thursday 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. Friday – Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday Closed

HOFFMAN ESTATES BRANCH

1550 HASSELL ROAD • HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL • (847) 885-3511 Monday – Thursday 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. Friday – Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday Closed

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PROGRAMS FOR

ALL AGES FREE SUMMER MEALS FOR KIDS

CLASSICAL BLAST

SUMMER CHALLENGE

DROP IN • Hanover Park Branch Monday - Friday, Aug. 1-16 • Noon-1 p.m. (Lunch) DROP IN • Hanover Park Branch Monday - Friday, Aug. 1-16 • 3:30-4:30 p.m. (Snack) There are still a few weeks left to stop by our Hanover Park Branch for a free, nutritious lunch or afternoon snack. Meals are available to all children ages 18 and under. Summer Meals are part of the Summer Food Service Program funded through the U.S. Department of Agriculture and administered by the Illinois State Board of Education.

DROP IN • Central Town Square • Monday, Aug. 5 6:45-8:15 p.m. Back by popular demand! Musical lines are blurred as Classical Blast melds classical music into classic rock hits and rocks out to new adaptations of music by Beethoven, Bach and more. Rain date: Aug. 6.

REGISTER NOW • Ends Saturday, Aug. 17 There’s still time to sign up for the Library’s Summer Challenge, “Chuck Jones Summer of Creativity!” In this family-friendly program, all ages can participate together by reading and completing activities to earn badges. You’ll earn your first badge just for registering, and will have a chance to win a prize after earning five badges. Sign up at any Library location, then log your activities on the Library’s website. The “Chuck Jones Summer of Creativity” is a partnership between the Library and The Backyard Experience, an affiliate of The Chuck Jones Center for Creativity Chicagoland. Celebrate the end of the Summer Challenge by attending our Wrap Up Party!

DAFFY’S HOW TO DRAW CLASS

DROP IN • Central Workshop • Saturday, Aug. 3 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Join us for 20-minute sessions where you’ll learn to draw a different Looney Tunes character at each session. Stop by for just one session, or stay as long as you’d like! We’ll be watching classic Looney Tunes cartoons while we work! Brought to you in partnership with The Backyard Experience as part of the Summer Challenge: Chuck Jones Summer of Creativity.

SUNSET YOGA DROP IN • Central Town Square • Thursday, Aug. 8 6:30-7:30 p.m. Take a moment to relax and enjoy a warm summer evening with outdoor yoga for the whole family in Town Square. Rain location: Central Library.

MOVIES DROP IN Central Workshop • Tuesdays & Thursdays • 2 p.m. Hoffman Estates Branch • Thursdays • 3:30 & 6:30 p.m. Hanover Park Branch • 1st & 3rd Thursdays • 6:30 p.m. Hanover Park Branch • Fridays • 1 p.m. Tuesday’s movies at the Central Workshop will be closed captioned/subtitled. Stop by, take a seat and enjoy a movie. We watch new releases, old classics and family favorites – always rated PG-13 or lower.

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SUMMER CHALLENGE WRAP UP PARTY DROP IN • Central Commons • Saturday, Aug. 17 1-3 p.m. That’s all folks! Join us to celebrate the end of the Summer Challenge with crafts and activities. Bring your completed Summer Challenge log for a special prize!


PROGRAMS FOR

ALL AGES Expand Your Mind, Anytime, Anywhere! Our online learning services are available from the Library’s website 24/7. You can learn a language with Pronunciator or Mango Languages, watch arts and crafts instructional videos on Creativebug, or learn coding skills with Vidcode. Children preparing for kindergarten can engage in interactive lessons in math, science, language and more with Miss Humblebee’s Academy. For students of all ages, from kids to adults, tutors are available from 2 - 9 p.m. every day with live homework help for math, science, English, social

studies and adult learning through Brainfuse. With this program you can also take ACT, SAT, AP, GED, TOEFL and U.S. citizenship practice tests.  Adults have access to complete books and in-depth training videos on technology topics with Safari Books Online, and can learn technology and career skills with LyndaLibrary or Gale Courses Online. Beginner to advanced courses in web design, web development, mobile development and game development are taught by experts in Treehouse. Find all of this and more at SchaumburgLibrary.org.

LEGO® TRAIN SHOW EXHIBIT DROP IN • Central Library • Saturday, Sept. 21 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. DROP IN • Central Library • Sunday, Sept. 22 Noon-5 p.m. See the amazing, one-of-a-kind creations of the Northern Illinois LEGO® Train Club. Stay for brick-building opportunities for all ages and LEGO® movie viewings. This exhibit is open to all ages, though children must be accompanied by an adult.

BOOK SALE DROP IN • Saturday, Sept. 19 Central Library (south entrance) • 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. 50¢ for paperbacks, $1 for hardcovers. Books, DVDs and more.

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YOUTH PROGRAMS

STORYTIMES INFANT STORYTIME TICKETED • 0-12 months • Central Program Room Thursdays, Sept. 12-26 • 10:30-11 a.m. Short stories, music and movement for you and your child. Pick up your free tickets 30 minutes prior to the program.

ON MY OWN PRESCHOOL STORYTIME

FAMILY STORYTIME TICKETED • All Ages Central Program Room • Mondays, Sept. 9-30 • 1-1:30 p.m. Hoffman Estates Branch • Mondays, Sept. 9-30 • 6:30-7 p.m. Hanover Park Branch • Tuesdays, Sept. 10 - Oct. 1 10:30-11 a.m. Central Program Room • Tuesdays, Sept. 10 - Oct. 1 6:30-7 p.m. Hoffman Estates Branch • Wednesdays, Sept. 11 - Oct. 2 10:30-11 a.m. Country Style Donuts, 1519 Irving Park Rd., Hanover Park Thursdays, Sept. 12 - Oct. 3 • 6:30-7 p.m. Central Program Room • Saturdays, Sept. 14 - Oct. 5 11-11:30 a.m. Storytelling, songs, finger plays and flannel board stories. Pick up your free tickets 30 minutes prior to the program. No tickets required for Country Style Donuts.

FAMILY STORYTIME WITH THE MAYOR

PRESCHOOL PROGRAMS BABY PLAY

TICKETED • 3-5 years • Central Storytime Room Wednesdays, Sept. 11 - Oct. 2 • 1-1:30 p.m. Your little ones are on their own for stories and crafts. Caregivers must remain in kidsZone during this program. Pick up your free tickets 30 minutes prior to the program.

DROP IN 0-24 months • Hanover Park Branch Fridays, Aug. 2 - Oct. 4 • 10:30-11:30 a.m. Hoffman Estates Branch • Tuesdays, Aug. 6 - Oct. 1 10:30-11:30 a.m. Central Program Room • Wednesdays, Aug. 7 - Oct. 2 9:30-11 a.m. Come play with your baby and chat with other caregivers.

WALKER STORYTIME

READY, SET, KINDERGARTEN

TICKETED • 13-23 months • Mondays, Sept. 9-30 Central Program Room • 10-10:30 a.m. OR Central Workshop • 10:15-10:45 a.m. Music, stories, rhymes and finger plays for you and your child. Pick up your free tickets 30 minutes prior to the program.

REGISTER NOW • 5 years • Central Craft Room Monday-Thursday, July 29 - Aug. 1 • 11-11:45 a.m. We’re getting ready for kindergarten with stories, songs and crafts, all while learning how to be a super student. This four-day series is for children entering kindergarten this fall. Children must attend all four sessions.

TODDLER TIME TICKETED • 24-35 months • Thursdays, Sept. 12 - Oct. 3 Central Program Room • 10-10:30 a.m. OR Central Workshop • 10:15-10:45 a.m. Stop in with your toddler and join in the fun with rhymes, music, movement and short stories. Pick up your free tickets 30 minutes prior to the program.

DROP IN • All Ages • Hanover Park Branch Monday, Sept. 9 • 11:30 a.m. - Noon Enjoy stories and music with Hanover Park Mayor Rod Craig.

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LITTLE LEARNERS TICKETED • 3-5 years with caregiver Central Program Room • Fridays, Aug. 9 & Sept. 6 10-10:45 a.m. Explore the alphabet with stories, songs, writing and STEAM stations. Pick up your free tickets 30 minutes prior to the program.

YOGA FOR LITTLE ONES TICKETED • Central Program Room 0-12 months • Friday, Aug. 23 • 10-10:45 a.m. 1-3 years • Tuesday, Aug. 20 9:30-10:15 a.m. OR 10:30-11:15 a.m. 3-5 years • Wednesday, Aug. 21 9:30-10:15 a.m. OR 10:30-11:15 a.m. Join Certified Yoga Instructor Marti Anne Lahood as she leads your little one in a relaxing yoga session. Pick up your free tickets 30 minutes prior to the program.


“Picking out books is my favorite thing, like Olivia and Splat the Cat.”

YOUTH PROGRAMS

– Genevieve B., Schaumburg, age 5

UNTIDY TODDLERS REGISTER AUG. 1 • 1-3 years with caregiver Central Craft Room • Friday, Aug. 30 • 10-10:45 a.m. Mother Goose Enjoy sensory stations based on classic nursery rhymes. REGISTER SEP. 1 • 1-3 years with caregiver Central Craft Room • Friday, Sept. 20 • 10-10:45 a.m. Going on a Bear Hunt Enjoy sensory stations based on Michael Rosen’s beloved book.

DANCE PARTY TICKETED • 0-5 years with caregiver Central Program Room • Friday, Sept. 13 10-10:30 a.m. OR 10:45-11:15 a.m. Shake your rattles and roll. No rattle? No problem! Instruments will be provided. Pick up your free tickets 30 minutes prior to the program.

PLAY GROUP DROP IN • 2-6 years with caregiver • Central Craft Room Friday, Sept. 27 • 10-11 a.m. Play and explore with our various sensory toys and activities.

PARENT/CHILD CRAFT DROP IN • 2-5 years with caregiver • Central Craft Room Tuesdays, Sept. 3-24 • 1-1:30 p.m. Make a simple craft with your preschooler.

STROLLER STRIDES See page 19 for details on this total-body conditioning workout designed for moms with kids in tow!

ADAPTIVE

ADAPTIVE STORYTIME REGISTER NOW • 3-6 years Central Storytime Room • Fridays, Aug. 16 & Oct. 4 10-10:30 a.m. Join us for a storytime for children with autism spectrum disorders, sensory processing issues or who are differently-abled. The structure includes a visual schedule, books, soft music and lighting, and movement activities. Supports such as fidget toys and noise reduction earmuffs will be available. Please call (847) 923-3439 to register and tell us of any accommodations you may require. Siblings welcome.

ADAPTIVE PLAY GROUP DROP IN • 0-6 years • Central Craft Room Friday, Aug. 16 & Oct. 4 • 10:30-11:30 a.m. This play group is for children receiving or being considered for therapy services, along with their families. Children and caregivers can socialize while experiencing various sensory, fine and gross motor stations. Lights are kept dim and supports such as fidget toys and noise reduction earmuffs will be available. Please call (847) 923-3439 to tell us of any accommodations you may require. Siblings welcome.

ADAPTIVE PUPPET SHOW REGISTER NOW • 3-6 years • Central Craft Room Saturday, Sept. 7 • 10:30-11 a.m. Join us for a puppet show designed for children with autism spectrum disorders, sensory processing issues or who are differently-abled. The structure includes a visual schedule, interactive puppet stories, board books and soft music and lighting. Supports such as fidget toys and noise reduction earmuffs will be available. Please call (847) 923-3439 to register and tell us of any accommodations you may require. Siblings welcome.

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YOUTH PROGRAMS

LEGO® LEAGUE

CREATE A PUPPET

FALL ART

DROP IN • 4 years & up Central Program Room • Thursday, Aug. 1 • 1-1:45 p.m. Hanover Park Branch • Monday, Aug. 19 • 4-4:45 p.m. Hoffman Estates Branch • Fridays, Aug. 30 & Sept. 6 4-4:45 p.m. Hanover Park Branch • Thursdays, Sept. 12 & Oct. 3 4-4:45 p.m. Central Program Room • Tuesday, Sept. 17 • 4-4:45 p.m. Put your imagination to work creating awesome structures with LEGOs®.

REGISTER AUG. 1 • 3-7 years with caregiver Central Craft Room • Thursday, Aug. 15 • 10-10:45 a.m. Design and create a puppet with your caregiver.

REGISTER AUG. 1 • 5-8 years • Central Craft Room Saturday, Sept. 7 • 1:30-2:15 p.m. Create a work of art inspired by the season.

FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT

READ TO A DOG

DROP IN • 3 years & up • Central Program Room Fridays, Aug. 16, Sept. 27 & Oct. 4 • 4-6 p.m. Join us for a family-friendly movie.

BRAZILIAN CAPOEIRA

DROP IN • 5 years & up • Hoffman Estates Branch Tuesday, Aug. 20 • 4-4:30 p.m. Play Bingo as a family.

REGISTER SEP. 1 • 6 years & up • Central Workshop Mondays, Sept. 9-23 • 4-5 p.m. Boost your confidence, improve your reading skills and create a special bond with a therapy dog. Bring the book of your choice to read aloud to a dog. Register for one 15-minute session.

TICKETED • 5 years & up • Central Rasmussen Room Friday, Aug. 2 • 11-11:40 a.m. In this exciting live performance, you’ll learn the history and meaning behind capoeira, a Brazilian cultural art form that beautifully combines dance and music with the acrobatic skills of martial arts. Pick up your free tickets 30 minutes prior to the program.

GALAXY PAINTING REGISTER NOW • 6-9 years • Central Craft Room Saturday, Aug. 3 • 11-11:45 a.m. Create a glistening night sky with Sharpies® and rubbing alcohol.

FUNGLASSES DROP IN • 3 years & up • Central Craft Room Saturday, Aug. 3 • 1-2 p.m. Decorate a pair of paper glasses to showcase your style, while supplies last.

FORT BUILDING DROP IN • 3 years & up • Central Program Room Saturday, Aug. 10 • 1-3 p.m. Work as a family to design a fort using cardboard.

ART STUDIO REGISTER AUG. 1 • 6-9 years • Central Craft Room Tuesday, Aug. 13 • 4-5 p.m. REGISTER SEP. 1 • Wednesday, Sept. 25 3:30-4:30 p.m. August: Make art inspired by Spanish painter Pablo Picasso. September: Learn about and create art inspired by various Hispanic artists.

BINGO

DECORATING PLATES TICKETED • 7 years & up • Central Craft Room Thursday, Aug. 22 • 4-4:45 p.m. Decorate a plate with Sharpies® and paint that you can take home. Pick up your free tickets 30 minutes prior to the program.

FINGERPRINT ART MAGNETS DROP IN • 5 years & up • Central Craft Room Saturday, Aug. 24 • 1-2 p.m. Design a magnet using your fingerprint, while supplies last.

THE WRITE STUFF REGISTER AUG. 1 • 6-8 years • Central Craft Room Monday, Aug. 26 • 4-4:45 p.m. Join this judgement-free zone where we will learn and explore different forms of writing.

“WHO WAS” BOOK CLUB REGISTER AUG. 1 • 8-14 years • Central Craft Room Thursday, Aug. 29 • 6-7 p.m. Register and check out a “Who Was” book about a famous athlete. Books available at the kidsZone Desk and should be read before the program.

OPEN ART DROP IN • 7-12 years • Central Craft Room Thursday, Sept. 5 • 4-5 p.m. Drop in for an open ended art project while supplies last.

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PUMPKIN MOSAIC DROP IN • 6-14 years • Hanover Park Branch Thursday, Sept. 19 • 4-4:30 p.m. Design and create a pumpkin craft that looks like a mosaic.

WONDERFUL WEAVING TICKETED • 8-14 years • Central Craft Room Saturday, Sept. 28 • 1-2 p.m. Weave your way through the afternoon with this fun project. Pick up your free tickets 30 minutes prior to the program.

CHA CHA CHA: LATIN AMERICAN DANCES TICKETED • 5 years & up • Central Program Room Tuesday, Oct. 1 • 4-4:40 p.m. Learn about Latin dances from several different countries. While one group learns how to play instruments, another will learn the basic steps of Latin dance. Pick up your free tickets 30 minutes prior to the program.

BOOK EXPLORERS

REGISTER AUG. 1 • 5-8 years • Central Craft Room Tuesdays, Aug. 27 & Sept. 24 • 4-5 p.m. August: The Day You Begin by Jacqueline Woodson. September: Alma and How She Got Her Name by Juana Martinez-Neal.


YOUTH

THE LAB: HARRY POTTER STEAM DROP IN • 3rd - 6th graders • Mondays, 5-6 p.m.; Wednesdays, 4-5 p.m.; Thursdays, 5-6 p.m. • Sept. 9 - Oct. 17 Join us for a 15-minute experience using STEAM concepts inspired by the Harry Potter series.

PROGRAMS

TWEEN PROGRAMS TWEEN STEAM

GET CREATIVE

FALLING LEAF GLOBE

TICKETED • 9-12 years • Central Craft Room Monday, Aug. 5 • 1-1:45 p.m. REGISTER SEPT. 1 • Wednesday, Sept. 18 2-2:45 p.m. Put your imagination to work while doing a STEAM activity.

TICKETED • 9-12 years • Central Craft Room Wednesday, Aug. 14 • 1-2 p.m. REGISTER SEPT. 1 • Thursday, Sept. 26 • 4-5 p.m. Come chill out and get in touch with your creative side.

REGISTER SEPT. 1 • 9-12 years • Central Craft Room Saturday, Sept. 14 • 1-1:45 p.m. Design and create a globe with falling leaves to commemorate the season.

PENCIL CASE CRAFT

SEW READY

DROP IN • 9-12 years Hanover Park Branch • Tuesday, Aug. 6 • 1:30-2 p.m. Hoffman Estates Branch • Tuesday, Sept. 10 • 4-4:30 p.m. Design and create a pencil case using Ziploc® bags and duct tape, while supplies last.

REGISTER AUG. 1 • 9-12 years • Central Workshop Friday, Aug. 23 • 4-6 p.m. This sewing boot camp will teach you how to use our sewing machines. At the end of the program, you will receive a sewing certificate required for future advanced machine sewing programs.

DIY DESIGNS

STRING WRAPPED MONOGRAM

REGISTER NOW • 9-12 years • Central Craft Room Wednesday, Aug. 7 • 1-2 p.m. REGISTER AUG. 1 • Wednesday, Sept. 4 3:30-4:30 p.m. REGISTER SEPT. 1 • Wednesday, Oct. 2 3:30-4:30 p.m. Create something new with a different project each month. Some projects may require hand sewing.

WRITE ON! REGISTER AUG. 1 • 9-12 years • Central Craft Room Thursday, Aug. 8 • 1-2 p.m. Explore different types of creative writing through games and ice breakers in this judgement-free space.

TWEEN CHEMISTRY REGISTER AUG. 1 • 9-12 years • Central Craft Room Monday, Aug. 12 • 1-1:45 p.m. Explore chemistry concepts with a fun experiment.

REGISTER AUG. 1 • 9-12 years • Central Craft Room Wednesday, Aug. 28 • 3:30-4:15 p.m. Design a monogram for your room using string and cardboard.

PAPER LANTERNS REGISTER AUG. 1 • 9-12 years • Central Craft Room Saturday, Aug. 31 • 1-1:45 p.m. Design and decorate a paper lantern.

STAINED GLASS WINDOWS REGISTER AUG. 1 • 9-12 years • Central Craft Room Tuesday, Sept. 3 • 4-5 p.m. Give a frame a stained glass feel with the help of glue and food coloring.

OPTICAL ILLUSIONS REGISTER SEPT. 1 • 9-12 years • Central Craft Room Wednesday, Sept. 11 • 3:30-4:30 p.m. Learn about and explore optical illusions.

WONDERFUL WEAVING TICKETED • 8-14 years • Central Craft Room Saturday, Sept. 28 • 1-2 p.m. Weave your way through the afternoon with this fun project. Pick up your free tickets 30 minutes prior to the program.

BETWEEN THE LINES BOOK CLUB REGISTER SEPT. 1 • 9-12 years • Central Craft Room Monday, Sept. 30 • 4-5 p.m. This month’s book is Beauty and the Beak: How Science, Technology, and a 3D-Printed Beak Rescued a Bald Eagle by Deborah Lee Rose and Jane Veltkamp. Pick up your free copy of the book to keep at the kidsZone Desk.

APPLE SCIENCE REGISTER SEPT. 1 • 9-12 years • Central Craft Room Saturday, Oct. 5 • 1-1:45 p.m. Explore the parts of an apple and the fun science experiments you can do with them.

ADVANCED MACHINE SEWING REGISTER NOW • 9-14 years • Central Workshop Monday, Oct. 7 • 4-5:30 p.m. Use your sewing skills to create a project with our sewing machines. This program is only for tweens who have completed our Sew Ready boot camp. Please call the kidsZone Desk at (847) 9233439 to register.

IN BETWEEN SCENE REGISTER SEP.T 1 • 9-12 years • Central Craft Room Friday, Sept. 13 • 5:30-6:30 p.m. Eat a snack, play games, meet new friends and help make decisions about the Library and its programs. SchaumburgLibrary.org • ( 847) 923-3347

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TEEN PROGRAMS

FOR AGES 12-19

ARDUINO BASICS REGISTER NOW • Central Teen Place Thursday, Aug. 1 • 7-8 p.m. Learn basic circuitry and programming to work with an Arduino circuit board.

INTERACTIVE MOVIE REGISTER NOW • The Hunger Games [PG-13] Central Teen Place • Friday, Aug. 2 • 6-8:30 p.m. Join Katniss as she rebels against the Capital. May the odds be ever in your favor. REGISTER SEPT. 1 • National Treasure [PG] Central Teen Place • Friday, Oct. 4 • 6:15-8:30 p.m. Nicolas Cage is going to steal the Declaration of Independence and there’s nothing you can do about it. We’ll laugh. We’ll yell. We’ll throw things. Full popcorn bar will be provided.

VOLUNTEER HOURS REGISTER AUG. 1 • Hoffman Estates Branch Wednesday, Aug. 7 • 2-4 p.m. Central Teen Place • Saturday, Aug. 17 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. REGISTER SEPT. 1 • Hanover Park Branch Monday, Sept. 16 • 4-6 p.m. Central Teen Place • Saturday, Sept. 21 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Earn two community service hours while recycling plastic bags into plarn to be woven into mats for the homeless.

INTRO TO THE DIGITAL PRODUCTION STUDIO REGISTER AUG. 1 • Beat Making 101 Central Teen Place • Thursday, Aug. 8 • 6-7:30 p.m. REGISTER SEPT. 1 • Audio Recording Central Teen Place • Thursday, Sept. 12 • 6-7:30 p.m. Professional Audio Engineer Jalen Little will teach the basics of audio recording and beat making. Participants will learn how to set up beat making equipment, record their ideas into Logic Pro X, and what to do after their beat is completed.

HACKST REGISTER ONLINE AT Schaumburglibrary.org/HackST Central Teen Place Friday, Aug. 9 • 9 a.m. - 10 p.m. & Saturday, Aug. 10 • 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Compete and learn at our first ever hackathon! This event encourages hackers to come together for 21 hours of coding, designing and fun. We will provide you with the resources, mentors and food to create some amazing projects. HackST is open to teen hackers of all levels, from beginners to veteran coders.

3D DESIGN & PRINT REGISTER AUG. 1 • Central Teen Place Thursday, Aug. 15 • 7-8 p.m. Learn about basic 3D design and printing. Create models, shapes, jewelry and more with free 3D modeling software and our 3D printer. One free print per teen will be available one week after the session.

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FRIDAY NIGHT @ THE MOVIES DROP IN • Central Teen Place • Fridays Glass [PG-13] • Aug. 16 • 7-9:10 p.m. Captain Marvel [PG-13] • Aug. 23 • 7-9:05 p.m. Shazam! [PG-13] • Aug. 30 • 7-9:15 p.m. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse [PG-13] • Sept. 6 • 7-9 p.m. Escape Room [PG-13] • Sept. 13 • 7-8:40 p.m. Avengers: Endgame [PG-13] • Sept. 20 • 6:50-10 p.m. Bumblebee [PG-13] • Sept. 27 • 7-9 p.m. The summer of superheroes continues with more of Marvel’s (and others) most popular avenging heroes.

DIY NEON SIGN REGISTER AUG. 1 • Central Teen Place Wednesday, Aug. 21 • 7-8 p.m. Add a personal touch to your space with your own neon sign.

DIY CORK BOARD REGISTER AUG. 1 • Central Teen Place Tuesday, Aug. 27 • 7-8 p.m. Make your own mini cork board using fun fabrics and paint.

WHAT’S THE TEA? REGISTER AUG. 1 • Healthy Relationships Central Teen Place • Wednesday, Aug. 28 • 7-8 p.m. REGISTER SEPT. 1 • Consent • Central Teen Place Wednesday, Sept. 18 • 7-8 p.m. What’s the Tea? is an informational session on alternating topics led by professional counselor Jessica Caccavallo and D211 sex educator/podcaster Kim Cavill who will answer anonymously submitted and in-person questions. To ask a question, visit SchaumburgLibrary.org/Events, find “What’s the Tea?” and use the link provided to submit your question.


“There’s a lot of technology available that I don’t have at home, and a lot of resources like video games, books

TEEN PROGRAMS

and study material.” – Greyson E., Hoffman Estates, age 17

RIVERDALE ESCAPE ROOM

FALL MASON JAR LANTERN

REGISTER AUG. 1 • Central Teen Place Wednesday, Sept. 4 • 7-8 p.m. Solve your own Riverdale mystery with fellow fans.

REGISTER SEPT. 1 • Central Teen Place Wednesday, Sept. 25 • 7-8 p.m. Fall is here! Celebrate by making a fall-themed mason jar lantern.

CLUBS

ARTFUL DESIGNS

PRINTER’S GUILD REGISTER AUG. 1 • Central Teen Place Thursday, Sept. 5 • 7-8 p.m. REGISTER SEPT. 1 • Central Teen Place Thursday, Oct. 3 • 7-8 p.m. September: a 3D printing focused session to create models, shapes, jewelry and more with free 3D modeling software and our 3D printer. One free print per teen will be available one week after the session. October: creativity meets technology in this fun teen program.

REGISTER NOW • Central Teen Place Tuesday, Aug. 6 • 6:30-7:30 p.m. REGISTER AUG. 1 • Central Teen Place Tuesday, Sept. 3 • 7-8 p.m. August: Faux stained glass - create your own faux stained-glass picture frame. September: Tissue Paper Canvas - Create tissue paper canvas art using tissue paper and special glue.

WRITING CLUB PARTY REGISTER AUG. 1 • Central Teen Place Monday, Aug. 12 • 7-8 p.m. Grab a slice of pizza, play word games and catch up with writing buddies at this final Writers Club meeting.

CRAFTING CUTE: DIY MOCHI SQUISHIES REGISTER AUG. 1 • Central Teen Place Wednesday, Aug. 14 • 7-8 p.m. REGISTER SEPT. 1 • Central Teen Place Wednesday, Sept. 11 • 7-8 p.m. August: DIY Mochi Squishies - create and personalize your own Mochi squishies! September: Resin jewelry - use your creativity to make beautiful and unique resin necklaces.

CLUB CODE REGISTER AUG. 1 • Central Teen Place Thursday, Aug. 22 • 7-8 p.m. REGISTER SEPT. 1 • Central Teen Place Thursday, Sept. 19 • 7-8 p.m. August: VID Code - code creative projects using JavaScript in an online code editor. Get started with a group and then continue to learn coding between sessions. September: Game design with bloxels - create and design your own video game using Bloxels.

TASTING CLUB REGISTER SEPT. 1 • Benihana’s Dojo Sushi Central Teen Place • Monday, Sept. 9 • 7-8 p.m. A chef from Benihana will teach teens how to make and enjoy sushi.

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COLLEGE PREP THE PATH OF THE FAFSA REGISTER NOW • Central Adult Classroom Tuesday, Sept. 17 • 7-7:45 p.m. The FAFSA is fundamental to obtaining financial aid. This presentation outlines the information included on the FAFSA, how the FAFSA is used to determine financial aid eligibility and how to read a financial award letter.

FIVE STRATEGIES TO COLLEGE APPLICATION SUCCESS

THE FINANCIAL AID PROCESS

REGISTER NOW • Central Adult Classroom Tuesday, Sept. 24 • 7-8:15 p.m. Learn new ways to explore colleges and engage your student in the process. This seminar will cover researching and selecting colleges, new admissions’ strategies, critical points of essay preparation and more. We encourage parents and students to attend this free seminar. Presented by academic experts from My College Planning Team.

REGISTER NOW • Central Adult Classroom Thursday, Oct. 3• 7-7:45 p.m. This session outlines the financial aid process and provides insight on ways to maximize access to financial aid to help pay for college. It introduces the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), summarizes state and federal aid programs and identifies trusted sources of information.

“I like to study here and work on my college essay. It’s quiet, and that helps me focus.” —Joseph P., Hoffman Estates, age 17

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“The convenience of having discussion rooms for meetings is great. I also like checking out books and using the online e-library.”

ADULT PROGRAMS

– Spencer P., Schaumburg SCHAUMBURG SCRIBES DROP IN Central Rasmussen South Saturdays, Aug. 3, Aug. 17, Sept. 7 & Oct. 5 • 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Central Adult Classroom • Saturday, Sept. 21 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. 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.

CALLIGRAPHY & CARDS Central Rasmussen North • Saturday, Aug. 3 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. & 2-4:30 p.m.

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KNOW YOUR HOUSING RIGHTS REGISTER NOW • Hanover Park Branch Monday, Aug. 5 • 7-8 p.m. Aileen Flanagan from the Lawyers’ Committee for Better Housing shares free legal information regarding renters’ rights and foreclosure. Supported by the Illinois Housing Development Authority.

SECRET CHICAGO: THE WEIRD, WONDERFUL & OBSCURE REGISTER NOW • Central Rasmussen Room Wednesday, Aug. 14 • 7-8:15 p.m. A grave in a junkyard? A swimming pool under the Loop? A salt cave in Portage Park? Author Jessica Mlinaric will take us on a scavenger hunt of unusual and uncommon sites in Chicago. Part of our Chicagoland: Read All About It series.

OPTIMIZING YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS REGISTER NOW Hoffman Estates Branch • Tuesday, Aug. 27 • 7-8:30 p.m. Hanover Park Branch • Tuesday, Sept. 17 • 7-8:30 p.m. Mike Heatwole, certified financial planner with The Dala Group, will share filing strategies for optimizing your Social Security benefits for retirement.

TRIVIA NIGHT DROP IN • America’s Bar & Grill, 2308 W. Higgins Rd., Hoffman Estates • Wednesdays, Aug. 28 & Sept. 25 • 7-9 p.m. Do you know your pop culture, weird history or obscure facts? Join other trivia buffs in this fun throwdown. Enter as a team, or come alone and we’ll place you with one. Prizes will be awarded to the winning team. The summer of themes concludes with The Year 1984! September’s theme: general trivia.

MAKING DILL PICKLES REGISTER AUG. 1 • Hanover Park Branch Thursday, Aug. 29 • 7-8:30 p.m. Learn how to make cucumber pickles using a “fresh pack” brining technique with Chef Susan Maddox. All participants will go home with a recipe and a pint of homemade pickles.

DANN & RAYMOND’S MOVIE CLUB DROP IN • Central Rasmussen North • Thursday, Sept. 5 7:30-9:30 p.m. This month’s topic: It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s Superhero Movies!

ENTRY LEVEL AMATEUR RADIO REGISTER NOW • Hoffman Estates Branch Saturdays, Sept. 7 - Oct. 26 • 10:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. This course will prepare you for the entry level Amateur Radio Technician Class license which allows you to operate on the UHF/VHF bands and a small portion of the HF bands. Presented by the Schaumburg Amateur Radio Club.

FALL FOLIAGE PAINTING REGISTER NOW • Hanover Park Branch Monday, Sept. 9 • 6-8:30 p.m. Shane Krotkis from Imagine Arts Plainfield will guide participants through painting a festive fall piece to celebrate the season.

FUN WITH HERBS REGISTER AUG. 1 • Central Rasmussen Room Thursday, Sept. 12 • 7-8:30 p.m. Marcy Lauten-Raliegh of Backyard Patch will explain the differences between fresh and dried herbs. Learn how to make vinegar and herbed butter, and how to incorporate herbs into your cooking and create your own chart of sweet, savory and pungent herbs. Taste samples and take some home.

CUTTING THE CABLE CORD

REGISTER NOW • Central Rasmussen Room Saturday, Sept. 28 • 1:30-3:30 p.m. Learn about services and devices that will allow you to get rid of cable TV service.

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AARP SAFE DRIVING

CERAMIC PUMPKIN PAINTING

REGISTER NOW • Central Rasmussen South Tuesday, Oct. 1 & Thursday, Oct. 3 • 1-5 p.m. Fee: $15 for AARP members; $20 for non-members. 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. Fee collected at first class.

REGISTER SEPT. 3 • Central Workshop Tuesday, Oct. 1 • 6-9 p.m. • $20 Paint a ceramic pumpkin with guidance from Randy Skepnek. Perfect for all your autumn celebrations!

Scrapbook Memories When Diane Turuc was 10 years old, her father suggested documenting all the places that were important to her in Hoffman Estates, where they had moved in 1958 after living in Chicago. “People thought we were pioneers because we moved to the other side of

was looking to leave for a new adventure. This was the new adventure.” Diane now resides in Schaumburg with her husband and daughter, who recently graduated with a master’s degree. She says they always liked the schools and amenities offered by the village. “We love the Library,” she said. “I can remember going to the original Library in the tiny house on Roselle Road. It was so exciting to check out a book to take home and read. I still enjoy doing that now at our huge new Library. We have come a long way!”

O’Hare,” Diane said. With camera in tow, she met her father’s challenge and created a scrapbook “The Hoffman Estates of Diane Levy.” She held onto that treasure as she grew into an adult, got married and became a mother. “When I look at the book I think about how nice and simple everything was at that time,” Diane said. “The merchants were small and independent - probably one of your neighbors. There was a closeness in everyone’s neighborhood. No one

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GENEALOGY WHEN WAS IT TAKEN? DATING GENEALOGY PHOTOS DROP IN • Central Adult Classroom • Tuesday, Aug. 13 7:30-9:30 p.m. Guest speaker Julia Johnas will explain how old family photos can be a great source of clues to help your genealogy research. Learn to extract valuable information from the photo to help you move your genealogy research forward. Program attendees are encouraged to bring photographs to the program for which they are attempting to determine a time frame when the photo was taken.

GENEALOGY GATHERING DROP IN • Central Adult Classroom • Tuesday, Sept. 10 7:30-9:30 p.m. Share your love of family and cultural history at this informal program. Our Genealogist Tony Kierna will give a brief review of genealogical topics, then you can work in small groups based on nationality, skill level or project type to share your findings and learn more about your heritage.


ADULT PROGRAMS

BUSINESS & CAREERS COMMUNICATING WITH INTENT: YOUR WORDS, YOUR OUTCOMES REGISTER NOW • Central Rasmussen North Monday, Aug. 5 • 7-8:30 p.m. When we’re not careful with our word choices and tone, we can find ourselves in a field peppered with communication landmines. Learn to edit emails and verbal communication to limit apologies, and understand how backstory waters down your message. Learn power tips for outstanding communication.

POWER EMPLOYMENT REGISTER AT WORKNETNCC.COM Central Rasmussen North • Tuesdays, Aug. 6, Sept. 3 & Oct. 1 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Let the experts from North Suburban Cook County Illinois Job Center show you how to structure your job search to find a job in today’s market. Subjects covered include writing resumes and cover letters, effective interviewing skills, networking and using social media to promote your skills and experience.

CRUSH YOUR CASH FLOW

TARGET RESUME

REGISTER NOW • Hoffman Estates Branch Wednesday, Aug. 28 • 6:30-8 p.m. One key to a successful small business and consistent cash flow is to move beyond offering a single product or service. Presenter Julie Kittredge will provide resources for at least five options your business can consider for creating multiple streams of income that can add value to the services or products you already provide.

REGISTER AT WORKNETNCC.COM Hanover Park Branch • Wednesday, Sept. 18 1:30-4:30 p.m. Hoffman Estates Branch • Thursday, Sept. 19 1:30-4:30 p.m. Learn to tailor your resume using key words that align to an employer’s job requirements. This is a hands-on class, so please bring your basic resume on a USB stick so you can edit it during the class. Additionally, bring a job posting that aligns with your resume.

HARNESS FACEBOOK FOR YOUR BUSINESS REGISTER NOW • Central Rasmussen North Monday, Sept. 16 • 7-8:30 p.m. Rebecca Hoffman of Good Egg Concepts will provide insight on why Facebook matters for businesses, especially smaller, independent businesses. We’ll explore ways to utilize Facebook to create positive marketing messages and creative brand-building.

SCORE: IDENTIFY TARGET MARKETS & LEVERAGE FOR GROWTH REGISTER NOW • Central Rasmussen North Monday, Sept. 30 • 7-8:30 p.m. One of the first mistakes a business can make is to try to sell its product to an audience or market that is too large. Learn to identify the best target markets for your product or service, and how to leverage that information to maximize your sales and profit potential. Come for the knowledge and enjoy the stories.

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HISTORY WRIGHT BROTHERS, WRONG STORY

I WAS THERE, MAN

THE LONG ROAD TO VICTORY

REGISTER NOW • Central Rasmussen Room Tuesday, Aug. 6 • 6:30-8 p.m. Author William Hazelgrove reveals key details from his theory about the singular contribution of the Wright brothers’ pioneering achievement from his latest book, Wright Brothers, Wrong Story.

REGISTER NOW • Central Rasmussen Room Monday, Aug. 12 • 6-8 p.m. Over 400,000 people attended Woodstock for three days of peace and music. ElliePresents brings you an ensemble cast with music, food, flowers, dance, drums and some daring escapades, all designed to bring that fantastic festival alive again.

REGISTER NOW • Central Rasmussen Room Wednesday, Aug. 28 • 7-8:30 p.m. Annette Baldwin portrays five brilliant, dedicated leaders in the woman suffrage movement: Lucretia Mott, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, Alice Paul and Carrie Chapman Catt. This program begins our Centennial Celebration of women’s right to vote with the League of Women Voters.

WET PLATE PHOTOGRAPHY & THE CIVIL WAR REGISTER NOW • Central Rasmussen Room Wednesday, Aug. 7 • 7-8:30 p.m. Presenter Rebecca Tulloch will discuss the birth of photography, famous 19th century photographers such as Louis Daguerre and Matthew Brady, give a description of the wet plate photographic process, and demonstrate with an 1850s wet plate box camera.

THE NATURE CONSERVANCY REGISTER NOW • Central Rasmussen North Thursday, Aug. 8 • 7-8:30 p.m. George Fell was determined to save prairie remnants, upland forests, sedge meadows and fens, ocean beaches, desert canyons, mountain creeks, bogs, caves and gorges, and the full spectrum of habitats essential to biological diversity. Arthur Pearson, author of Force of Nature, highlights Fell’s creation of the Nature Conservancy and the impact on Illinois.

OVERLOOKED AMERICANS - 28TH EDITION REGISTER NOW • Central Rasmussen North Friday, Aug. 16 • 7-8:30 p.m. Join Professor Gary Midkiff as you discover people you have never heard of, a few you recognize, and the fascinating details of their lives, combined with touches of music and humor.

BEATLES ON APPLE REGISTER NOW • Central Rasmussen Room Tuesday, Aug. 20 • 7-8:30 p.m. Robert Rodriguez shares details from the Beatles’ demise 50 years ago. Learn about their last year together starting with their last public performance on Apple Records’ rooftop, to their final recording session on Aug. 20, 1969, to their ultimate break-up.

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THE CHICAGO BUNGALOW REGISTER NOW • Central Rasmussen Room Wednesday, Sept. 11 • 7-8:15 p.m. Built after World War I, bungalows can be seen in Chicago on block after block. Author Dominic Pacyga will talk about this popular housing style and its various elements. Part of our Chicagoland: Read All About It series.

THE CREATION OF EVITA REGISTER NOW • Central Rasmussen North Wednesday, Sept. 18 • 2-3:30 p.m. After Joseph and Jesus, whose life story could serve as the basis for Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s next project? Learn about the incredible real life of Eva Peron and how Lloyd Webber and Rice made her story into their third megahit in a row. Presented by Charles Troy.


ADULT PROGRAMS WONDER WOMEN: THE UNTOLD STORY OF AMERICAN SUPERHEROINES REGISTER NOW • Central Workshop Thursday, Sept. 19 • 7-8:30 p.m. The Wonder Women documentary looks at popular representations of powerful women with commentary by Lynda Carter, Lindsay Wagner, comic writers and artists and real-life superheroines such as Gloria Steinem, Kathleen Hanna and others. Part of the Centennial Celebration of women’s right to vote with the League of Women Voters.

CELEBRATING MAHATMA GANDHI REGISTER NOW • Central Rasmussen Room Monday, Sept. 23 • 7-8:30 p.m. In honor of 150 years since his birth, Jim Gibbons showcases how Gandhi courageously lived and died by his belief of promoting peace, change and justice through nationwide campaigns and non-violent protests. To many in India, he is referred to today as the Father of the Nation. Learn how Gandhi promoted freedom, simple living, self-purification and social change.

THE WIZARD OF OZ: THE STORY BEHIND THE STORY REGISTER NOW • Central Rasmussen Room Thursday, Sept. 26 • 7-8:30 p.m. Steven Frenzel is back to celebrate the 80th anniversary of The Wizard of Oz film. Did the stage makeup nearly kill two of the stars? Is there an amazing connection between The Wizard of Oz and Star Wars? Did a stagehand commit suicide on the set and can his body be seen in the film? Discover the answers to these questions and more as we watch great behind-the-scenes production moments and earlier film adaptations of this immortal classic!

SCHAUMBURG TOWNSHIP HISTORICAL BUS TOUR REGISTER AUG. 1-31 AT HTTPS://BIT.LY/2RFFZZV Schaumburg Township, 1 Illinois Blvd., Hoffman Estates Sunday, Sept. 22 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. OR Noon – 3 p.m. • $20 Adults ages 18 years and up are invited to jump on board and discover the history that shaped our area. In conjunction with Schaumburg Township and Schaumburg Township Historical Society, we are sponsoring a bus tour to take in some of the special, historic spots in our township. We’ll check out houses, barns, churches, businesses and cemeteries. Stops will be made at St. Peter Lutheran Church, the Paul Schweikher House and the Sunderlage House. For additional information, contact Jillian Bernas at jbernas@stdl.org or (847) 701-5656.

ADULTS FACING SOCIAL CHALLENGES 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.

ADULTS FACING SOCIAL CHALLENGES MEET-UP REGISTER NOW • Central Rasmussen South Tuesday, Aug. 13 • 7-8 p.m. REGISTER NOW • Central Rasmussen South Tuesday, Sept. 10 • 7-8 p.m. Hang out and enjoy activities while interacting with other adults like you.

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“We mostly come for the kids’ activities and reading, and also when the children have projects.” – Cynthia S., Schaumburg

BUS TRIPS

See page 16 for details on the Schaumburg Township Historical Bus Tour.

LEVEL OF WALKING ON THE TRIP MINIMAL WALKING MODERATE WALKING CONSIDERABLE WALKING

HAMILTON: THE EXHIBITION REGISTER NOW • Chicago Thursday, Aug. 1 • 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. • $93 Experience Alexander Hamilton’s story through his eyes in this 360-degree immersive exhibition inspired by the revolutionary musical. Featuring an audio tour narrated by the musical’s author, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Hamilton: The Exhibition. You’ll go deeper into the life and times of Alexander Hamilton, while learning about the American Revolution and the creation of the United States of America. Lunch at Half Sour Restaurant.

MURDER MYSTERY DINNER CRUISE Peoria • Saturday, Aug. 10 • 3-11:45 p.m. • $82

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COME FROM AWAY REGISTER NOW • Cadillac Palce Theatre, Chicago Thursday, Aug. 15 • 5-11 p.m. • Fee: $109 The Broadway play is a Best Musical winner across North America! It will take you into the heart of the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them on 9/11. Cultures clashed and nerves ran high, but uneasiness turned into trust, music soared into the night, and gratitude grew into enduring friendships.

TEMPEL LIPPIZANS REGISTER NOW • Old Mill Creek Wednesday, Aug. 21 • 9:15 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. • $90 See the history, art and music in motion of the Tempel Lippizan. We’ll enjoy a captivating performance of these elegant horses, showcasing this classical art through the beauty of dressage,

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synchronized movements and harmony between horse and rider. Modeled after the famed Spanish Riding School in Vienna, Austria, Tempel Farms’ public performances are the only Lippizan show of its kind in the United States. Lunch at the Chocolate Sanctuary Restaurant in Gurnee.

MANET & MODERN BEAUTY REGISTER NOW • Art Institute of Chicago Friday, Sept. 6 • 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. • $90 Experience the stunning paintings of Manet in this special exhibition. The first major exhibition of Manet’s work in the city in more than 50 years features portraits, garden subjects, flower studies and large multi-figure compositions such as In the Conservatory and Boating. En route to the museum, art historian Jeff Mishur provides commentary so you can enjoy the exhibit to the fullest. A lunch voucher for the museum café is included.


ADULT PROGRAMS

BOOK & MOVIE DISCUSSIONS WHAT ARE YOU READING?

POLISH BOOK DISCUSSION

KOREAN BOOK DISCUSSION

DROP IN • Central Workshop • Monday, Aug. 5 10-11 a.m. Share recent books that you have read with other readers in a casual discussion. You will walk away with titles to add to your summer reading list.

REGISTER NOW • Central Conference Room Wednesday, Sept. 4 • 7:30-9 p.m. REGISTER NOW • Central Conference Room Wednesday, Oct. 2 • 7:30-9 p.m. We’ll read and discuss books in the Polish language. Upon registration, the moderator will contact you to make arrangements to purchase your book.

REGISTER NOW • Central Workshop Tuesday, Sept. 24 • 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. REGISTER NOW • Central Rasmussen South Tuesday, Oct. 22 • 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. We’ll read and discuss books in the Korean language. Upon registration, the moderator will contact you to make arrangements for you to purchase your book.

HOUR TO KILL REGISTER NOW • Central Rasmussen South Thursday, Aug. 8 • 7-8 p.m. Join us for our true crime book discussion group. This month’s title is Thunderstruck by Erik Larson. Limited loaner copies will be available at the Adult Information Desk beginning July 8.

SECOND FLOOR READS REGISTER NOW • Central Rasmussen South Wednesdays, Aug. 21 & Sept. 18 • 6:30-8 p.m. Join us for our non-fiction book discussion group. August’s title: The Restless Wave: Good Times, Just Causes, Great Fights, and Other Appreciations by John McCain. September’s title: On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century by Timothy Synder.

WHO FILMED THIS BOOK? REGISTER NOW • Hanover Park Branch Wednesdays, Sept. 11 & Sept. 25 • 6:30-9 p.m. This discussion group compares and contrasts movies with the books that inspired them. For each movie and book there will be a movie viewing session followed by a book discussion session. Limited loaner copies will be available at the Hanover Park Branch approximately six weeks before each discussion.

BEYOND THE BOOK REGISTER NOW • Central Rasmussen South Tuesday, Sept. 17 • 10-11 a.m. • The Leavers by Lisa Ko Thursday, Sept. 19 • 7-8 p.m. • The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas Tuesday, Sept. 24 • 1:30-2:30 p.m. • Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger Limited loaner copies will be available at the Fiction Desk beginning Aug. 1.

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HEALTH & WELLNESS VITALANT BLOOD DRIVE REGISTER WITH VITALANT Central Rasmussen South • Thursday, Aug. 1 • Noon - 5 p.m. If you are 18 years or older, weigh at least 110 lbs. and are in good physical health, you can donate the life-giving gift of your blood. (16 or 17-yearolds can donate with a signed parental consent form.) Donors cannot have given blood in the past eight weeks and must bring a photo ID. For specific questions, contact Vitalant (formerly LifeSource) at (847) 260-2647. Appointments recommended. Walk-ins welcome. To schedule, call (877) 258-4825 and use sponsor code J94.

CHOLESTEROL AND BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS REGISTER WITH AMITA Central Rasmussen North • Tuesday, Aug. 13 • 4-6 p.m. Hanover Park Branch • Thursday, Aug. 22 • 1-3 p.m. AMITA Health registered nurses will conduct cholesterol and blood pressure screenings. Register with AMITA at (855) 692-6482. Please select the first available time slot. If you must cancel, call at least 24 hours before your appointment.

THE ALPHABET SOUP OF HEALTH CARE ACRONYMS

FALL PREVENTION: STAY STEADY & STRONG

REGISTER NOW • Central Adult Classroom Wednesday, Sept. 4 • 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Acronyms are the way of the world. Do you know the basic health care acronyms? Would you like to know what your kids and grandkids are talking about when they use combinations of letters to communicate? Lutheran Home presents this acronym quiz and will teach you all you need to know. Lunch will be provided by Lutheran Home.

REGISTER NOW • Central Rasmussen Room Tuesday, Sept. 24 • 9:30-11:30 a.m. Learn a multi-faceted approach to preventing falls in your home. 9:30 a.m.: Community vendor tables with information for seniors will be available for browsing. 10:30 a.m.: A certified physical therapist from AMITA Health will present valuable tips on ways to stay active and how to organize your home to decrease your risk of falls. Co-sponsored by Schaumburg Township District Library and the Support Our Seniors Council.

STROLLER STRIDES DROP IN • Central Rasmussen Room • Thursday, Sept. 5 10-11:30 a.m. Stroller Strides is a functional, total-body conditioning workout designed for moms with kids in tow. Each 60-minute workout is comprised of strength training, cardio and core restoration, all while entertaining little ones in strollers with songs, activities and fun. You’ll leave class feeling connected, successful and energized!

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OSTEOPOROSIS SCREENINGS REGISTER WITH AMITA Central Library • Wednesday, Sept. 11 • 2-4 p.m. Hoffman Estates Branch • Tuesday, Sept. 24 • 5-7 p.m. Anyone over 35 is invited to participate in free osteoporosis screenings provided by AMITA Health registered nurses. Register with AMITA at (855) 692-6482. Please select the first available time slot. If you must cancel, call at least 24 hours before your appointment.


“The teacher in me likes when my kids check out books, but I let them play on the computers, too.”

ADULT PROGRAMS

– Mary B., Schaumburg TAKE CHARGE OF YOUR HEALTH REGISTER NOW • Hanover Park Branch Wednesdays, Sept. 25 - Oct. 30 • 1:30-4 p.m. This interactive workshop is designed for individuals with ongoing health conditions. Information and tools that help individuals manage their health and lead active lifestyles are provided. Meets once a week for six weeks and are led by two trained facilitators from AgeOptions. Caregivers welcome.

MEDICARE MADE CLEAR REGISTER NOW • Central Rasmussen South Monday, Oct. 7 • 7-8:30 p.m. If you are on Medicare or moving to Medicare from a group employer plan, come learn about the 2019 changes, including the new MACRA. Insurance Broker Donna Spigolon will explain estimated costs and timelines to enroll in original Medicare, Medicare supplements, drug plans and advantage plans.

LITERACY THE FOLLOWING PROGRAMS ARE PRESENTED IN PARTNERSHIP WITH DISTRICT 214 COMMUNITY EDUCATION.

ESL CLASS: INTERMEDIATE

READING 101

ORIENTATION SESSION (REQUIRED) Forest View Educational Center, 2121 S. Goebbert Rd, Arlington Heights Tuesday, Aug. 13 OR Wednesday, Aug. 14 • 9 a.m. OR 6 p.m. REGISTRATION & TESTING (REQUIRED) Forest View Educational Center Monday, Aug. 19, Wednesday, Aug. 21 OR Monday, Aug. 26 9 a.m. OR 6 p.m. CLASSES Central Adult Classroom Tuesdays & Thursdays, Sept. 5 - Nov. 26 • 12:30-3:30 p.m. Improve your English speaking and reading skills. Your reading level will be tested when you register.

ORIENTATION SESSION (REQUIRED) Forest View Educational Center, 2121 S. Goebbert Rd, Arlington Heights Tuesday, Aug. 13 OR Wednesday, Aug. 14 9 a.m. OR 6 p.m. REGISTRATION & TESTING (REQUIRED) Forest View Educational Center Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, Aug 20, 21 & 22 9 a.m. OR 6 p.m. Must attend any two dates. CLASSES Central Adult Classroom Tuesdays & Thursdays, Sept. 3 - Dec. 12 • 9 a.m. - Noon This advanced English reading class covers vocabulary, comprehension and fluency.

READ TO LEARN REGISTER AT FIRST CLASS Central Rasmussen Room Mondays, Aug. 26 - Nov. 18 • 9:30 a.m. - Noon OR Central Adult Classroom Wednesdays, Aug. 28 - Nov. 20 • 9:30 a.m. - Noon Improve your English reading and writing skills by working with trained volunteer tutors. Your reading level will be tested when you register at the first class.

CITIZENSHIP CLASS REGISTER AT FIRST CLASS Central Adult Classroom Mondays & Fridays, Sept. 6 - Dec. 2 • 6-9 p.m. Practice reading and writing in English and learn how to answer citizenship questions from the N-400 applications. We’ll also discuss obstacles to becoming a U.S. citizen. Bring your green card to register at the first class.

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TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMS

ALL TECHNOLOGY CLASSES REQUIRE REGISTRATION. CORE COMPUTER CLASSES

MORE COMPUTER CLASSES

Location: Central Computer Lab • Age: High School & up Fee: $12/cardholder; $17/non-cardholder; $9/Seniors 50+ years CLASS

DATE

TIME

Excel 1

Saturday, Aug. 10

10:30 a.m. 12:30 p.m.

Windows 1

Friday, Sept. 6

Excel 1

Location: Central Computer Lab • Age: High School & up Fee: $12/cardholder; $17/non-cardholder; $9/Seniors 50+ years These classes require you to be proficient in the basics of Windows, Word and/or Excel. If you’re a new user or need a brush-up, please start with our Core Computer Classes. CLASS

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TIME

7:30-9:30 p.m.

Access 1

Sunday, Aug. 4

1:30-3:30 p.m.

Sunday, Sept. 8

1:30-3:30 p.m.

Creating Websites 1

Saturday, Aug. 3

10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Windows 2

Friday, Sept. 13

7:30-9:30 p.m.

Creating Websites 2

Saturday, Aug. 3

1:30-3:30 p.m.

Word 1

Friday, Sept. 20

7:30-9:30 p.m.

Excel Formatting Spreadsheets

Saturday, Aug. 10

1:30-3:30 p.m.

Excel Formulas & Functions

Sunday, Aug. 11

1:30-3:30 p.m.

Excel Data Analysis

Saturday, Aug. 17

10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Excel Dates Logic

Saturday, Aug. 17

1:30-3:30 p.m.

Access 2

Sunday, Aug. 18

1:30-3:30 p.m.

HTML

Saturday, Aug. 24

10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Photoshop Elements 1

Saturday, Sept. 7

10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Photoshop Elements 2

Saturday, Sept. 7

1:30-3:30 p.m.

Excel Formating Spreadsheets

Sunday, Sept. 8

4:30-6:30 p.m.

PowerPoint 1

Sunday, Sept. 15

1:30-3:30 p.m.

PowerPoint 2

Sunday, Sept. 15

4:30-6:30 p.m.

TO SEE THE BEST ORDER IN WHICH

Excel Formulas & Functions

Saturday, Sept. 21

10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

TO TAKE THESE PROGRAMS VISIT

Google Calendar

Sunday, Sept. 22

1:30-3:30 p.m.

Word Design

Friday, Sept. 27

7:30-9:30 p.m.

Digital Media REGISTER NOW • Central Rasmussen North Monday, Sept. 9 • 7-8:30 p.m. Learn how to check out and download or stream the Library’s digital media collections including eBooks, audiobooks, music, movies, to your smartphones and tablets. Bring your device to class.

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HANOVER PARK SOCIAL MEDIA, PHONE & TABLET CLASSES FOR SENIORS Location: Hanover Park Branch • Age: 50+ years • Fee: $9, * indicates free class Please bring your device to class.

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CLASS

DATE

TIME

Pinterest

Wednesday, Aug. 7

5-7 p.m.

Twitter

Thursday, Sept. 5

3-5 p.m.


TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMS

COMPUTER CLASSES FOR SENIORS

PHONE & TABLET CLASSES FOR SENIORS

Location: Central Computer Lab • Age: 50+ years Fee: $9

Location: Central Computer Lab • Age: 50+ years Fee: $9 Please bring your device to class.

CLASS

DATE

TIME

Senior Word 1 - Part A

Monday, Aug. 12

1:30-3:30 p.m.

Senior Word 1 - Part B

Tuesday, Aug. 13

CLASS

DATE

TIME

1:30-3:30 p.m.

Senior iPhone/iPad 1

Friday, Aug. 2

7:30-9:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Aug. 14

1:30-3:30 p.m.

Senior iPhone/iPad 2

Friday, Aug. 9

7:30-9:30 p.m.

Thursday, Aug. 15

1:30-3:30 p.m.

Senior Android 1

Friday, Aug. 16

7:30-9:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Aug. 21

1:30-3:30 p.m.

Senior Android 2

Friday, Aug. 23

7:30-9:30 p.m.

Thursday, Aug. 22

1:30-3:30 p.m.

Senior iPhone/iPad 1

Monday, Sept. 9

1:30-3:30 p.m.

Senior Excel 1 - Part A

Monday, Aug. 26

1:30-3:30 p.m.

Senior Excel 1 - Part B

Tuesday, Aug. 27

1:30-3:30 p.m.

Senior iPhone/iPad 2

Tuesday, Sept. 10

1:30-3:30 p.m.

Senior Internet

Thursday, Sept. 5

1:30-3:30 p.m.

Senior iPhone/iPad 3

Wednesday, Sept. 11

1:30-3:30 p.m.

Senior iPhone/iPad 4

Thursday, Sept. 12

1:30-3:30 p.m.

Senior Android Phone/Tablet 1

Monday, Sept. 16

1:30-3:30 p.m.

Senior Android Phone/Tablet 2

Tuesday, Sept. 17

1:30-3:30 p.m.

Senior Windows 1 Part A Senior Windows 1 Part B Senior Windows 2 Part A Senior Window 2 Part B

SOCIAL MEDIA

Location: Central Computer Lab • Age: High School & up Fee: Free CLASS

DATE

TIME

Snapchat

Monday, Aug. 5

1:30-3:30 p.m.

Pinterest

Sunday, Sept. 22

4:30-6:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 25

1:30-2:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 25

2:30-3:30 p.m.

Thursday, Sept. 26

1:30-2:30 p.m.

Thursday, Sept. 26

2:30-3:30 p.m.

Senior Facebook 1 for Phones/Tablets Senior Facebook 1 for Computers Senior Facebook 2 for Phone/Tablet Senior Facebook 2 for Computers

Senior Android Phone/Tablet 3 Wednesday, Sept. 18

1:30-3:30 p.m.

Senior Android Phone/Tablet 4

1:30-3:30 p.m.

Thursday, Sept. 19

HOFFMAN ESTATES SOCIAL MEDIA, PHONE & TABLET CLASSES FOR SENIORS

Location: Hanover Park Branch • Age: 50+ years • Fee: $9, * indicates free class Please bring your device to class. Pinterest

Friday, Aug. 23

1:30-3:30 p.m.

Twitter

Friday, Sept. 13

1:30-3:30 p.m.

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Schaumburg Township District Library - August/September 2019 Guide  

Explore, learn, discover and create with programs at Schaumburg Township District Library.

Schaumburg Township District Library - August/September 2019 Guide  

Explore, learn, discover and create with programs at Schaumburg Township District Library.