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June/July 2018

TOWN SQUARE EVENTS PAGE 3

BUS TRIPS PAGE 17


CONTENTS Registration Information PAGE 1

About the Library PAGE 2

Town Square Concerts & Events PAGES 3–4

All Ages PAGE 5-6

Youth PAGES 7–9

Tweens (9-12 years)

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 JUNE 1: Register no sooner than June 1. You may still register after that date, space permitting.

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

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Teens

WAIVER AND RELEASE OF LIABILITY

(12-19 years)

PAGES 11-12

Adults PAGES 13-19

Technology PAGES 20–22

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 Information Desk at any Library location. PLEASE NOTE: Patrons registering for programs in person will be assisted before those who register by phone. Fees are non-refundable and due at the time of registration. Refunds may be issued for bus trips (less a $3 service fee) only if another patron registers to take your place. 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

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

Leadership

Monica Harris, Executive Director Annie Miskewitch, Deputy Director

UPCOMING BOARD MEETINGS

Mondays • 7 p.m. June 18 & July 16 • Central Conference Room

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CENTRAL LIBRARY

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TOWN SQUARE CONCERTS & EVENTS

GRAB YOUR PICNIC BASKET, CHAIRS & BLANKETS & JOIN THE FUN THIS SUMMER IN TOWN SQUARE!

RAIN DATES AND LOCATIONS, IF APPLICABLE, ARE LISTED. PLEASE DO NOT BRING PETS TO TOWN SQUARE PROGRAMS. IN CASE OF QUESTIONABLE WEATHER, PLEASE CALL (847) 985-4000.

SWEET SHEIKS

KALEIDOSCOPE EYES

SHOUT SECTION BIG BAND

Saturday, June 2 • 4:30-5:30 p.m. Rain location: Central Library Celebrate the kick-off of our 2018 Summer Challenge: Make a Better World with this toe-tapping fivesome. Inspired by popular music from the 1920s and ’30s, this band brings a modern flair to early jazz, blues and Americana classics.

Monday, June 11 • 6:45-8:15 p.m. Rain date: June 12 This acoustic Beatles tribute band captures the magic of the songwriting and harmonies of the Fab Four.

Monday, June 18 • 6:45-8:15 p.m. Rain date: June 19 Beloved by jazz fans and swing dancers, Shout Section performs classic big band jazz from the 1930s and ’40s, and adapts modern hits to the big band style.

BOURBON ARISTOCRACY Monday, June 4 • 6:45-8:15 p.m Rain date: June 5 Enjoy authentic, traditional music from a simpler time with bluegrass classics from artists such as Bill Monroe, Lester Flatt, Earl Scruggs and many more, alongside recent favorites and classic country songs from Hank Williams, Johnny Cash and others.

KEVIN FARRIS & THE INFINITE POSSIBILITIES

THE CLOWN PRINCE SPONSORED BY SCHAUMBURG PARK DISTRICT Wednesday, June 13 • 7-7:30 p.m. Street Theater presents a magician, a tutor and a jester trying to bring a prince and princess together in a humorous and touching tale.

SUNSET YOGA Thursdays, June 14, July 12 & Aug. 9 • 6:30-7:30 p.m. Rain location: Central Library Take a moment to relax and enjoy a warm summer evening with outdoor yoga for the whole family. Please bring your own yoga mat or towel.

Thursday, June 7 • 7-7:45 p.m. Rain location: Central Library Through song and storytelling, Kevin inspires kids to live within their creativity and evolve into a more self-aware generation.

Summer Dance Concerts SPONSORED BY SCHAUMBURG PARK DISTRICT

Friday, June 1 • 6:30-9:30 p.m. Experts from Arthur Murray instruct in swing with live music from The Sting Rays.

Friday, July 6 • 6:30-9:30 p.m. Experts from Arthur Murray instruct in salsa and bachata with live music from Fiesta.

Friday, Aug. 3 • 6:30-9:30 p.m. Experts from Arthur Murray instruct in tango and foxtrot with live music from Eddie Harrison Band.

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TOWN SQUARE CONCERTS & EVENTS

FOLLOW THE BUTTERFLY

ROSIE & THE RIVETS

Thursday, June 21 • 7-7:45 p.m. Rain location: Central Library This string trio and storyteller offer an interactive performance that explores traditional stories about respecting the earth.

Monday, July 9 • 6:45-8:15 p.m. Rain date: July 10 Tap your feet to the most danceable music of the 1950s and early 1960s, along with some current hits with a retro twist.

WILD DAISY

BIG BAND BOOM!

Monday, June 25 • 6:45-8:15 p.m. Rain date: June 26 Get ready for current, upbeat country, with a few pop/rock songs thrown in, all played with energy and enthusiasm that cannot be matched.

Monday, July 16 • 6:45-8:15 p.m. Rain date: July 17 Classics from the ’20s, ’30s, ’40s and ‘50s, and modern big band jazz will come alive as Big Band Boom! authentically recreates music from a bygone era.

DAZE OF OLDE SPONSORED BY SCHAUMBURG PARK DISTRICT Wednesday, June 27 • 7-7:30 p.m. Street Theater presents the tale of Princess Patience Virtue, who must marry a king so she can become a queen. Come and root for true love in this show filled with hilarious mix-ups.

MOTHER GOOSED SPONSORED BY SCHAUMBURG PARK DISTRICT Wednesday, July 18 • 7-7:30 p.m. Street Theater presents Joe, a cop in the Fairy Tale precinct, Nursery Rhyme division, who is investigating the disappearance of Mother Goose.

ISTVAN & HIS IMAGINARY BAND

CLASSICAL BLAST

Thursday, June 28 • 7-7:45 p.m. Rain location: Central Library Istvan plays his acoustic guitar with an endless series of effects. Join him for his unique style of children’s music.

Monday, July 23 • 6:45-8:15 p.m. Rain date: July 24 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.

BOY BAND NIGHT Monday, July 2 • 6:45-8:15 p.m. Rain date: July 3 Boy Band Night pays tribute to everything that is boy bands. Enjoy hits from NSYNC, Backstreet Boys, New Kids on the Block, Boyz II Men, One Direction and more.

IMPROV PERFORMANCE FROM LAUGH OUT LOUD THEATER Wednesday, July 25 • 7-8 p.m. Rain location: Central Library Get ready for a night of side-splitting fun for all ages as Laugh Out Loud performs comedic scenes, games and songs.

SUPER STOLIE Thursday, July 26 • 7-7:45 p.m. Rain location: Central Library This entertaining musician and artist loves to use creativity to inspire the uniqueness in kids.

911 MAMBO ORCHESTRA Monday, July 30 • 6:45-8:15 p.m. Rain date: Aug. 2 Enjoy an array of Latin music from today’s modern tropical sounds to traditional Mambo from the ’50s.

TONKS & THE AURORS Tuesday, July 31 • 6:30-7:30 p.m. Rain location: Central Library Celebrate Harry Potter’s birthday at the Library with this wizard rock band playing music all about Harry Potter.

1976 Monday, Aug. 6 • 6:45-8:15 p.m. Rain date: Aug. 7 Relive the classic sounds of the ’70s with 1976. You’ll hear all your favorites from Fleetwood Mac, Peter Frampton, Heart, Boston and many more.

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PROGRAMS FOR

ALL AGES THINKING MONEY Thinking Money was developed by the American Library Association Public Programs Office in collaboration with the FINRA Investor Education Foundation, whose support made this exhibition possible.

THINKING MONEY EXHIBIT

SAVE USING YOUR SMART PHONE

ESCAPE THE ROOM

DROP IN • Central Library Saturday, May 19 - Saturday, June 30 Experience Thinking Money, a new traveling exhibit designed to teach tweens, teens and their caregivers about financial responsibility. Through an adventure-themed storyline and interactive iPad content, Thinking Money explores themes like wants vs. needs, preparing for a rainy day, imagining your future self and avoiding financial fraud.

REGISTER NOW • Central Adult Classroom Saturday, June 2 • 10:30 a.m. - Noon Adults are invited to learn about coupon and budgeting apps to help save money.

REGISTER NOW • 12-19 years • Central Storytime Room Tuesday, June 12 • 3-4 p.m. Test your financial skills and try to Escape the Room!

DON’T PAY THE COLLEGE STICKER PRICE

TWEEN

REGISTER NOW • Central Rasmussen North Tuesday, June 5 • 7-8 p.m. Learn how to reduce the cost of a college education. Discover strategies to maximize needbased financial aid eligibility, target the right colleges for merit-based financial aid and take advantage of tax-saving opportunities. Parents and high school students welcome.

ESCAPE THE ROOM

ADULT THE NATIONAL BANK REGISTER NOW • Central Rasmussen North Friday, June 1• 7-8:30 p.m. Alexander Hamilton championed it, Thomas Jefferson opposed it, Nicholas Biddle led it, Andrew Jackson destroyed it, Woodrow Wilson brought it back from the dead, Franklin Roosevelt saved it and we all benefit from it. Join us for the fascinating history of something we take for granted - our National Bank and Federal Reserve System.

TEEN

REGISTER JUNE 1 • 9-12 years • Central Storytime Room Wednesday, June 13 • 2-3 p.m. Test your financial skills and try to escape the room!

THE PRICE IS WHAT? REGISTER JUNE 1 • 9-12 years • Central Program Room Saturday, June 16 • 2:30-3:30 p.m. Show off your shopping knowledge in this game inspired by the long-running game show.

LIFE-SIZED MONOPOLY DROP IN • 12-19 years • Central Teen Place Wednesday, June 6 • 3-5 p.m. Get into the game and compete against other teens as groups or individuals in life-sized Monopoly.

BOOK SALE SATURDAY, JULY 14 Central Library (south entrance) 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

50¢ for paperbacks, $1 for hardcovers. Books, DVDs and more.

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PROGRAMS FOR

ALL AGES

SUMMER CHALLENGE: MAKE A BETTER WORLD June 1 - Aug. 10 Join us in reading great books and completing activities that are good for our community, earth and ourselves! This family-friendly Summer Challenge incorporates reading goals and activities for all ages, and makes it simple for families to participate together. Simply read books or complete activities to earn badges (you earn your first badge just by registering!). Earn any five badges for your chance to win a prize! Sign up at SchaumburgLibrary.org/read.

SUMMER CHALLENGE KICK-OFF DROP IN • Saturday, June 2 • 2:30-5:30 p.m. Central Library Enjoy screen printing with William Estrada, special storytimes, crafts, games and a musical performance from Sweet Sheiks starting in Town Square at 4:30 p.m.

COLORING CRAZE DROP IN Central Craft Room • Tuesdays, June 5 & July 3 • 2-3 p.m. Hanover Park Branch • Thursday, June 14 & Monday, July 23 2-3 p.m. Hoffman Estates Branch Friday, June 29 & Wednesday, July 18 • 2-3 p.m. Coloring is fun and relaxing. Let’s turn off our devices and join this carefree craze.

SUMMER SUN CATCHER DROP IN • Central Workshop • Saturday, June 9 1-3 p.m. Create your own summer sun catcher design, using a variety of tissue papers and embellishments.

FATHER’S DAY CARDS

ASTRONOMY FOR EVERYONE

DROP IN • Central Program Room • Tuesday, June 12 1-2 p.m. Design a Father’s Day card for the father or father-figure in your life.

REGISTER NOW • Central Library Wednesday, Aug. 1 • 6:30-8:30 p.m. Join Astronomer Kevin Manning for an exciting family program about the universe, from the very small to the very large. Go on a virtual journey and leave with your own daily observation log for charting what you can see from your backyard. After the program, head over to Town Square to join the Northwest Suburban Astronomers Club, where you’ll find telescopes for getting an up close and personal look at the night sky.

MEALS ON WHEELS PLACEMATS DROP IN • Central Workshop • Saturday, June 23 1-3 p.m. We’re partnering with our local Meals on Wheels organization. Stop by and decorate a placemat to help brighten someone’s day.

DOG BLANKETS DROP IN • Central Workshop • Saturday, July 7 • 1-3 p.m. Tie blankets for dogs to be donated to dog shelters.

LIBRARY PINWHEELS DROP IN • Central Workshop • Saturday, July 21 1-3 p.m. Stop in to create a pinwheel to decorate the Library’s front lawn.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, HARRY POTTER! DROP IN • Tuesday, July 31 • 4:30-6:30 p.m. Central Library Celebrate Harry Potter’s birthday with the Library. Join us for magical activities, followed by a performance by wizard rock band Tonks & the Aurors at 6:30 p.m. in Town Square.

FOOD FOR FINES All Library Locations • July 1-31 For every non-perishable item you donate, we’ll remove $1 in fines from your account! Donations will benefit the Schaumburg Township Food Pantry. Visit SchaumburgLibrary. org/food-for-fines for suggestions of the best items to donate and for more details. Limit 10 items per visit. No expired items, please. Donations cannot be accepted for lost/damaged items or material recovery.

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YOUTH PROGRAMS

STORYTIMES

PRESCHOOL PROGRAMS

FAMILY STORYTIME

BABY PLAY

LOVE THE WORLD

TICKETED • All Ages Central Program Room • Mondays, June 4 - July 23 10-10:30 a.m. OR 11-11:30 a.m. Hanover Park Branch • Tuesdays, June 5 - July 24 10:30-11 a.m. Hoffman Estates Branch • Wednesdays, June 6 - July 25 10:30-11 a.m. Central Program Room • Thursdays, June 7 - July 26 10-10:30 a.m. OR 11-11:30 a.m.

DROP IN • 0-24 months Hanover Park Branch • Fridays June 1 - Aug. 3 10:30-11:30 a.m. Hoffman Estates Branch • Tuesdays, June 5 - Aug. 7 10:30-11:30 a.m. Central Program Room • Wednesdays, June 6 - Aug. 1 9:30-11 a.m. Play with your baby and chat with other caregivers.

REGISTER JUNE 1 • 3-6 years with caregiver Central Craft Room • Friday, June 22 • 1-2 p.m. Make a better you and a better world with projects inspired by Todd Parr’s books.

Storytelling, songs, finger plays and flannel board stories. Pick up your free tickets 30 minutes prior to the program.

UNTIDY TODDLERS REGISTER JUNE 1 • 1-3 years • Central Craft Room Friday, June 15 • 10-10:45 a.m. – Growing Vegetable Soup Friday, July 6 • 10-10:45 a.m. – Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What do you Hear? Friday, Aug. 3 • 10-10:45 a.m. – Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs Explore sensory stations inspired by a different book each month.

SENSORY STORYTIME REGISTER NOW • 3-6 years • Central Storytime Room Tuesday, June 19 • 4-4:30 p.m. Join us for a storytime for children with autism spectrum disorders, sensory processing issues or who are differently-abled, led by library staff and a speech pathologist. Please contact kidsZone if you require special accommodations.

SENSORY PLAY GROUP DROP IN • 0-6 years • Central Craft Room Tuesday, June 19 • 4:30-5:15 p.m. This play group is for children receiving therapy services or being considered for therapy services, along with their families. Please contact kidsZone if you require special accommodations.

PRESCHOOL BOOK CLUB TICKETED • 3-6 years • Central Craft Room Wednesday, June 20 • 1-1:45 p.m. Discover and explore the world of Pete the Cat! Please pick up your tickets 30 minutes prior to the program.

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KIDS IN SCIENCE TICKETED • 3-6 years • Central Craft Room Wednesday, June 27 • 1-1:30 p.m. Join us for a preschool-friendly science experiment. Pick up your free tickets 30 minutes prior to the program.

FAMILY STIME WITH MAYOR ROD CRAIG DROP IN • All Ages • Hanover Park Branch Wednesdays, June 13 & July 11 • 11-11:30 a.m. Bring the whole family for stories, toys and a craft with Hanover Park Mayor Rod Craig and other special guests from the community.

LITTLE LEARNERS TICKETED • 3-5 years • Central Craft Room Fridays, July 13 & July 27 • 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.

READY, SET, KINDERGARTEN REGISTER JUNE 1 • 5 years • Central Craft Room Monday, July 30 - Thursday, Aug. 2 • 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. Must attend all four sessions.


“I like getting books and playing the Leap Pad games and the kids’ area. I like playing on the light table.”

YOUTH PROGRAMS

- Deliah P., Age 5

ART STUDIO

FAIRY TALE STEAM

TINKERING WITH TOOLS

REGISTER JUNE 1 • 6-9 years • Central Craft Room Friday, June 8 & Monday, July 30 • 2-3 p.m. In June, we’ll learn about artists who incorporate others’ unwanted items into their art. In July, we’ll learn about and create a messy drip painting inspired by Jackson Pollock.

TICKETED • 6-9 years • Central Craft Room Monday, June 18 • 2-3 p.m. Listen to The Frog Prince, then use STEAM to look at the story in a new way. Please pick up your free tickets 30 minutes prior to the program.

REGISTER JUNE 1 • 7-14 years Central Workshop • Wednesday, June 20 • 2-3 p.m. Hanover Park Branch • Tuesday, July 3 • 1-2 p.m. In June, we’ll make flower pots. In July, we’ll create string art masterpieces using a hammer and nails.

COMMUNITY HELPERS REGISTER JUNE 1 • 4-7 years • Central Craft Room Saturday, June 9 • 2:30-3:15 p.m. Learn about jobs in the community and create a community tool belt craft.

WATER WORKS REGISTER NOW • 5-8 years • Central Craft Room Monday, June 11 • 2-3 p.m. Learn about the importance of water to our planet.

LEGO® LEAGUE DROP IN • 4 years & up Central Program Room • Tuesdays, June 19 & July 17 2-2:45 p.m. Hanover Park Branch • Mondays, June 25 & July 2 2-2:45 p.m. Hoffman Estates Branch • Thursdays, June 7 & July 26 2-2:45 p.m. Put your imagination to work creating awesome structures with LEGOs®.

INDEPENDENCE DAY SCIENCE EXPERIMENT REGISTER JUNE 1 • 7-10 years • Central Craft Room Saturday, June 30 • 2:30-3:30 p.m. Participate in a variety of 4th of July experiments and crafts.

NATURE COLLAGE REGISTER JUNE 1 • 6-9 years • Central Craft Room Saturday, July 7 • 2:30-3 p.m. Explore the natural wonders of the Earth by creating a texture collage using natural treasures.

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YOUTH

BOOK EXPLORERS

PROGRAMS

REGISTER NOW 5-8 years • Central Craft Room

Tuesdays, June 26 & July 24 • 3-4 p.m. June: The Water Princess by Susan Verde. July: The Night Gardener by Terry and Eric Fan. Check out the book at registration and return it at the program.

AROUND THE WORLD BINGO

PUPPET SHOW

FANTASY GARDEN

DROP IN • 5 years & up • Hoffman Estates Branch Tuesday, July 10 • 2-2:30 p.m. Play Bingo as a family.

TICKETED • 3 years & up • Central Program Room Wednesday, July 11 • 1-1:30 p.m. kidsZone staff will perform a puppet show. Pick up your free tickets 30 minutes prior to the program.

REGISTER JUNE 1 • 6-9 years • Central Craft Room Monday, July 16 • 1-1:45 p.m. Create a small garden with a fantasy theme to take home.

“WHO WAS” BOOK CLUB REGISTER JUNE 1 • 8-14 years • Central Craft Room Wednesday, July 11 • 2-3 p.m. Check out any book about a presidant or first lady from our “Who Was” collection of biographies to read before our book club meets. Activities and discussion will be based on the books you select.

OUTSIDE OBSERVATION JOURNALS REGISTER JUNE 1 • 5-8 years • Central Craft Room Thursday, July 12 • 2-3 p.m. Construct an observation journal and make your first observation as a group.

SUMMER SCIENCE REGISTER JUNE 1 • 5-8 years Central Craft Room • Friday, July 20 • 1-2 p.m. Explore and analyze with summer-inspired experiments.

TAPE ART REGISTER JUNE 1 • 6-9 years • Central Craft Room Saturday, July 21 • 2:30-3:15 p.m. Make a colorful and unique painting using tape and your name as a design.

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YOUTH PROGRAMS

TWEEN PROGRAMS DIY PET TOYS

BETWEEN THE LINES BOOK CLUB

TWEEN BIO: CIRCULATORY SYSTEM

REGISTER NOW • 9-12 years • Hanover Park Branch Monday, June 4 • 2-3 p.m. Make a toy that will be donated to a pet in need.

REGISTER JUNE 1 • 9-12 years • Central Craft Room Monday, July 9 • 2-3:30 p.m. Read The Science of Breakable Things by Tae Keller and come prepared to talk about it, journal your thoughts and snack. Pick up your book at the kidsZone Desk after registering.

REGISTER JUNE 1 • 9-12 years • Central Craft Room Saturday, Aug. 4 • 2:30-3:30 p.m. Exercising more during the summer? Learn about the circulatory system, and make a diagram with peers.

DIY DESIGNS REGISTER NOW • 9-12 years • Central Craft Room Wednesday, June 6 • 2-3 p.m. REGISTER JUNE 1 • 9-12 years • Central Craft Room Thursday, July 5 & Wednesday, Aug. 1 • 2-3 p.m. Create something new with a different project each month. Some projects will require hand and/or machine sewing.

MAGNETIC SLIME REGISTER NOW • 9-12 years • Central Craft Room Thursday, June 21 • 2-3 p.m. Squish, stretch and experiment with oozy awesome magnetic slime.

CODE A LEGO® COMMUNITY REGISTER JUNE 1 • 9-12 years Central Program Room • Saturday, June 23 • 2:30-3:15 p.m. Create your own LEGO® community maze and code your way through the maze.

GET CREATIVE

SPHERO ROBOTS REGISTER JUNE 1 • 9-12 years Central Program Room • Saturday, July 14 • 2:30-3:30 p.m. Play with Sphero Robots and learn coding basics.

MOVIE & SNACKS

REGISTER JUNE 1 • 9-12 years • Central Workshop Monday, Aug. 6 • 1-3 p.m. This sewing boot camp will teach you how to use our sewing machines. At this end of the program, you will receive a sewing certificate which will be required for future advanced sewing programs.

REGISTER JUNE 1 • 9-12 years Central Program Room • Thursday, July 19 • 6-8 p.m. Relax and enjoy a tweens-only movie with snacks.

ZENTANGLE REGISTER JUNE 1 • 9-12 years • Central Craft Room Wednesday, July 25 • 11 a.m. - Noon Practice mindfulness and create a beautiful drawing using easy-to-learn patterns called tangles.

MICROSCOPE INVESTIGATION

REGISTER JUNE 1 • 9-12 years • Central Craft Room Tuesday, June 26 • 1-2 p.m. Come zen out and get in touch with your creative side.

REGISTER JUNE 1 • 9-12 years • Central Craft Room Saturday, July 28 • 2:30-3:30 p.m. Create a microscope slide with peers, and view interesting microscopic details underneath the microscope.

THE INCREDIBLES 2 PARTY

WINNIE THE POOH

REGISTER JUNE 1 • 9-12 years Central Program Room • Thursday, June 28 • 2-3 p.m. Practice your undercover superhero skills and celebrate your love of the Incredible family at our release party for the new The Incredibles 2 movie!

SEW READY

TICKETED • 9-12 years • Central Program Room Thursday, Aug. 2 • 2-4 p.m. Celebrate the new Christopher Robin movie with a special tweens-only showing of The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh. Pick up your free tickets 30 minutes prior to the program.

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TEEN PROGRAMS

“I come to Teen Place for the Harry Potter books and books about dogs and cats. I also like to read about boy bands in the magazines.” - Mariah D., age 19, Hoffman Estates

ARDUINO BASICS

ART NIGHT

3D DESIGN & PRINTING

REGISTER NOW • Central Teen Place Monday, June 4 • 2-3 p.m. Learn the basics of programming to work with an Arduino circuit board.

REGISTER JUNE 1 •Central Teen Place Thursday, June 21 • 7-8 p.m. (Rain date: Monday, July 25 • 3-4 p.m.) Thursday, July 19 • 7-8 p.m. In June, we’ll create works of art and positive messages on Library sidewalks with Rainworks, art that only appears when it rains! In July, we’ll learn how to paint a galaxy night sky with beautiful swirling colors.

REGISTER JUNE 1 • Central Teen Place Tuesday, June 26 • 2-3:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 2 • 6:30-8 p.m. Learn about 3D design and printing from our local expert. 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.

WRITING CLUB REGISTER NOW • Central Teen Place Mondays, June 11 & July 9 • 7-8 p.m. Young Adult Author Penny Blubaugh leads creative writing activities.

FLOWER CROWNS TICKETED • Central Teen Place • Thursday, June 14 3-4 p.m. Get ready for summer fun with flower crowns – a popular accessory at music festivals.

ROAD RALLY REGISTER JUNE 1 • Central Teen Place Wednesday, June 20 • 6:30-8 p.m. Scour Town Square for clues, then enjoy an ice cream sundae bar after the scavenger hunt.Work together in teams or by yourself. You must wear close-toed shoes.

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ROBOTIC CHALLENGES REGISTER NOW • Central Teen Place Saturday, June 23 • 10:30 a.m. - Noon Calling robotics fans! In this session, program a Lego® Mindstorm EV3 to complete space-themed challenges. Work solo or as a team to improve your chances.

SELF DEFENSE FOR TEENS REGISTER NOW • Central Rasmussen Room Monday, June 25 • 6:30-8 p.m. Learn basic self defense in this hands-on class led by National Karate.

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SLIME PARTY REGISTER NOW Hanover Park Branch • Thursday, June 28 • 3-4 p.m. Hoffman Estates Branch • Tuesday, July 24 • 2:30-3:30 p.m. We supply the ingredients and some music. You supply the creativity and enthusiasm for slime.

NAIL POLISH POT PAINTING REGISTER JUNE 1 • Central Teen Place Wednesday, July 11 • 4-5 p.m. Create marbleized decorative flower pots out of nail polish.


TEEN PROGRAMS

Grateful to Participants

GAMING TOURNAMENT REGISTER JUNE 1 • Central Teen Place Thursday, July 12 • 7-8 p.m. 3,2,1 GO! Bring your best fight moves to this fun Super Smash Bros. for Wii U tournament. We’ll provide the snacks and prizes.

FANDOM LOCK IN REGISTER JUNE 1 • Central Teen Place Saturday, July 28 • 5:45-11:15 p.m. Celebrate pop culture and fandom. No matter your fandom allegiance, this lock-in is for you. Make butterbeer, Star Wars holograms, play trivia and more! Pizza will be served and costumes are encouraged.

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HARRY POTTER’S MONSTER BOOK OF MONSTERS

industries, as well as community colleges. The program was made

Art Institute of Illinois

REGISTER JUNE 1 • Central Teen Place Tuesday, July 31 • 3-4 p.m. Make your own Monster Book of Monsters from the Harry Potter series. Be forewarned: this book may bite!

possible through a partnership with

Berger Excavating Contractors, Inc.

Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi,

Carpenters’ Local Union 839

Hoffman Estates Chamber of Com-

Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi:

HARRY POTTER TRIVIA & TASTING

Association.

REGISTER JUNE 1 • Hanover Park Branch Monday, Aug. 6 •4:30 - 5:30 p.m. Compete against other teens in Harry Potter trivia and taste various foods from the world of Harry Potter.

merce and Schaumburg Business

8th District District 211 Career Counseling Harper College

Dylan, a student at Hoffman Estates

Hoffman Estates Chamber of

High School, said he didn’t know

Commerce

where he wanted to attend college

HVAC

until he came to Career Choices.

JNL Climate Control

“The guy from Harper College talk-

Key Financial Insurance

ed about the graphic arts program

Northwest Suburban College

and gave me all the information

RE/MAX Real Estate

I needed.” Dylan said he walked

State Rep. Michelle Mussman

out knowing he wanted to attend

United States Army

Harper.

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ADULT PROGRAMS

SCHAUMBURG SCRIBES

CITIZENS UTILITY BILL CLINIC

WOODEN FLAG WORKSHOP

DROP IN • Central Rasmussen South Saturdays, June 2 & 16, July 7 & 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.

REGISTER NOW Hoffman Estates Branch • Tuesday, June 12 • 5:30-7:30 p.m. Hanover Park Branch • Tuesday, July 10 • 1:30-3:30 p.m. CUB will show you how to spot unnecessary charges on electric, natural gas and phone bills, and which energy efficiency programs and rebates can be helpful. Learn ways to effectively shop for phone, TV and internet service. Register for an individual time slot.

REGISTER JUNE 1 • Central Rasmussen North Wednesday, June 27 • 6:30-9:30 p.m. • $20 Come create a patriotic wooden flag (14” x 24”) using translucent stains. Randy Skepnek instructs.

FISHY DISH CERAMICS REGISTER NOW • Central Rasmussen South Tuesday, June 5 • 6:30-9:30 p.m. • $20 Come splash some brightly colored, food-safe glazes on a 14.5” fish-shaped platter, with guidance from instructor Randy Skepnek.

QUILTS, ACTIVISM & MAKING YOUR MARK REGISTER NOW • Central Workshop Thursday, June 7 • 6:30-8:30 p.m. Quilts have been used for centuries as vehicles for thought and political action. Join textile artist Nora Renick Rinehart to discover historic and contemporary projects that combined activism with quilting. Learn basic embroidery stitches and create a collaborative signature quilt.

OPTIMIZING YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS REGISTER NOW • Hanover Park Branch Saturday, June 9 • 10:30 a.m. - Noon Mike Heatwole, Certified Financial Planner with The Dala Group, shares filing strategies to consider how to optimize your social security benefits for retirement.

THE CHANGING CHICAGO ACCENT REGISTER NOW • Central Adult Classroom Wednesday, June 13 • 7-8:15 p.m. How do you say Chicago? “Shicawgo?” “Chicawgo?” Author Edward McClelland will explain our distinctive, local accent and how it has changed over the years. Part of the Chicagoland: Read All About it Series.

AARP DRIVER SAFETY TRAINING REGISTER NOW • Central Adult Classroom Tuesday, June 19 & Thursday, June 21 • 1-5 p.m. • $20 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 a $5 discount. Fee collected at first class.

BBQ 101 REGISTER NOW • Central Rasmussen Room Tuesday, June 19 • 7-8:30 p.m. Spend a culinary evening with Chef Susan Maddox and discover new recipes to make for for casual evenings with family and friends. You’ll learn great methods and techniques along with toppings, marinades and grilling techniques.

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TRIVIA NIGHT DROP IN • America’s Bar and Grill, 2308 W. Higgins Rd., Hoffman Estates • Wednesdays, June 27 & July 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! June: general trivia. July: Chicago.

FUN WITH CARTOONS: A DRAWING EXPERIENCE REGISTER JUNE 1 • Central Rasmussen North Tuesday, July 10 • 7-8 p.m. Cartoonist Gene Myers leads this fun evening where you’ll learn the basics of cartoon drawing. No experience needed; in fact, we’ll start by simply using words, then watch as they morph into cartoons. You’ll be amazed by what you can draw!

SUMMER YEAST BREADS REGISTER NOW • Central Rasmussen South Thursday, July 19 • 7-8:30 p.m. Chef Cherise Slattery will guide you through the twelve steps of yeast bread production and give you tips and tricks to make bread baking your new favorite hobby. Enjoy samples of Italian Herb Bread and Apricot Wheat Bread, and take a recipe packet home.


“I like the system for reserving books and getting the notices by email. It’s well organized.”

ADULT PROGRAMS

- Dan F., Hoffman Estates

A RIDE FOR THREE REASONS REGISTER NOW • Central Rasmussen North Friday, July 27 • 7-8:30 p.m. See dynamic photos and hear highlights of three amazing solo cycling journeys taken by Bob Lee, who founded A Ride for Three Reasons in 2001. Bob has cycled over 12,000 miles around the U.S. perimeter to raise money for ALS and cancer research, as well as awareness for hospice and advanced care planning. Be inspired as he shares the joys of giving back and paying it forward.

PERK UP YOUR PLANTINGS REGISTER NOW • Central Rasmussen Room Thursday, Aug. 2 • 7-9 p.m. Horticulturist Jennifer Brennan of Chalet Landscape Nursery and Garden will share ideas to make your landscape more attractive. Learn about late-season blooming perennials and more. Co-sponsored by Hoffman Estates Garden Club and the Library.

PAINTED OIL & VINEGAR BOTTLES REGISTER JUNE 1 • Central Rasmussen Room Tuesday, Aug. 7 • 6:30-9:30 p.m. • $15 Handpaint a set of oil and vinegar bottles under Randy Skepnek’s guidance. No prior painting experience needed.

GENEALOGY

GENEALOGY GATHERING

DROP IN • Central Adult Classroom • Tuesday, June 12 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 overview of genealogical topics before everyone breaks into small groups based on nationality, skill level or project type. Share your findings with others and learn more about your heritage.

WHY AM I STUCK? GENEALOGICAL BRICK WALLS DROP IN • Central Adult Classroom • Tuesday, July 10 7:30-9:30 p.m. Come early to review genealogical materials. At 8 p.m., guest presenter Marsha Peterson-Maass shares 10 solutions to common genealogical brick walls that most genealogists encounter, including search strategies, helpful record types, networking tips and more.

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.

DIY BUTTONS REGISTER NOW • Central Rasmussen South Tuesday, June 12 • 7-8 p.m. Learn how to use a computer application for button making and use the Library’s button maker to create your own.

ICE CREAM SOCIAL REGISTER NOW • Central Rasmussen South Tuesday, July 10 • 7-8 p.m. Here’s the “scoop”: we’re celebrating National Ice Cream Month in style! Enjoy a sundae bar and summery tunes while learning how to engage in meaningful small talk.

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ADULT PROGRAMS

BOOK DISCUSSIONS

HEALTH & WELLNESS

BOOK BONANZA

CHOLESTEROL & BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS

DROP IN • Central Workshop • Monday, June 11 10-11 a.m. Stop by for information about upcoming titles and reading recommendations from our fiction librarians. Play games for a chance to win books.

A DOG’S PURPOSE REGISTER NOW • Central Rasmussen South Tuesday, June 19 • 2:30-3:30 p.m. You’ve seen the movie, now join us to discuss W. Bruce Cameron’s A Dog’s Purpose. Limited loaner copies available at the Fiction Desk.

SECOND FLOOR READS REGISTER NOW • Central Rasmussen South Wednesday, June 27 • 6:30-8 p.m. This month’s book is Astrophysics for People in a Hurry by Neil de Grasse Tyson. Limited loaner copies available at the Adult Information Desk beginning May 24.

YOUNG(ISH) ADULT BOOK CLUB DROP IN • Wally’s Coffeehouse, 55 W. Schaumburg Rd., Schaumburg • Sunday, July 8 • 1-2 p.m. We may be adults, but we sure love reading YA books! This month’s book is Blankets by Craig Thompson. Limited loaner copies available at the Fiction Desk beginning June 1.

WHAT ARE YOU READING?

REGISTER WITH AMITA Hoffman Estates Branch • Tuesday, June 5 • 2-5 p.m. Central Rasmussen South • Wednesday, June 20 • 1-4 p.m. Central Rasmussen North • Monday, Aug. 6 • 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.

HEALTH CARE COSTS BEFORE & AFTER RETIREMENT REGISTER NOW • Central Rasmussen South Tuesday, June 26 • 7-8:30 p.m. Learn options and solutions to retirement income challenges, as well as health care opportunities. A representative of L&M Insurance Associates will offer suggestions for creating plans to address potential health care costs.

MAINTAINING A HEALTHY WEIGHT REGISTER NOW • Hanover Park Branch Thursday, June 28 • 7-8:30 p.m. Dr. Gary, a licensed Chinese medicine expert, will provide strategies for managing your health and wellness by using Chinese medicine. He will help you learn how to eat, exercise and keep a healthy weight for general well-being.

DROP IN • Central Workshop • Mondays, July 9 & Aug. 6 10-11 a.m. Spend some time connecting with other readers. Talk about recent books you’ve read in a casual discussion format. You’re sure to walk away with some titles to add to your “To Read” list!

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PROBIOTICS FOR GUT HEALTH REGISTER NOW • Hoffman Estates Branch Tuesday, July 10 • 7-8:30 p.m. Learn to improve digestion, prevent acid reflux and balance your intestinal biome in this informative discussion on how to keep your “second brain” in optimal health. Types of probiotics and their effectiveness will be compared, including how to make them at home and include them in meals.

OSTEOPOROSIS SCREENINGS REGISTER WITH AMITA Hoffman Estates Branch • Wednesday, July 11 • 1-4 p.m. Central Rasmussen North • Tuesday, July 24 • 2-5 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.


“There’s such a large collection and good variety and accessibility of items.”

ADULT PROGRAMS

- Liz P, Roselle

BUSINESS & CAREERS POWER EMPLOYMENT REGISTER AT WORKNETNCC.COM Central Rasmussen North • Tuesday, June 5 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Professionals from Illinois workNet offer expert guidance on finding a job in today’s market. Subjects covered include writing resumes and cover letters, effective interview skills, networking and social media.

THE ART OF EFFECTIVE ASKING IN BUSINESS REGISTER NOW • Central Rasmussen South Monday, June 11 • 7-8:30 p.m. Presenter Antonette Taylor will explain why the key ingredient to getting what you want is asking for it. Discover how to rethink your ideas about asking and giving, learn the benefits of asking, and gain tips for getting comfortable with asking for what you want.

INTRO TO FINDING GRANTS REGISTER NOW • Central Computer Lab Thursday, June 14 • 7-8:30 p.m. We’ll demonstrate how to find funding for your nonprofit organization with Foundation Directory Online, available on Library computers. Get a hands-on introduction to FDO-Professional, along with a basic introduction to the grant seeking process.

FOUNDATION GRANTS TO INDIVIDUALS ONLINE REGISTER NOW • Central Computer Lab Tuesday, June 19 • 7-8:30 p.m. Are you a student, artist or researcher looking for financial support to help you pursue your dreams? Learn how to find funding using Foundation Grants to Individuals Online, available on Library computers in this hands-on class.

SCORE: SOCIAL MEDIA 101

BECOMING THE INDISPENSABLE EMPLOYEE REGISTER NOW • Central Rasmussen South Tuesday, July 24 • 7-8:30 p.m. Companies desire highly productive employees, but becoming indispensable can be a challenge. Bob Podgorski will explain what it means to be an indispensable employee and aim for establishing a long-term relationship with your current or next employer.

REGISTER NOW • Central Rasmussen South Monday, July 9 • 7-8:30 p.m. If you understand the business value of social media, but don’t know where to start, come to this introductory session. SCORE presenter Norbert Barsczewski will offer strategies and best practices to get the most out of your social media activities.

SCORE: INTRO TO GOOGLE ANALYTICS REGISTER NOW • Central Rasmussen South Monday, July 23 • 7-8:30 p.m. Google Analytics can seem overwhelming, but it’s easy to get started with valuable reports that provide immediate value. SCORE presenter Margaret Eastwood will explain the basics and provide a variety of small business examples. She’ll explain how Google Analytics provides information on your website traffic and how to increase your business.

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ADULT PROGRAMS

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

MACBETH REGISTER NOW • Chicago Shakespeare Company Wednesday, June 6 • 10:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. • $72 Aaron Posner and Teller (of Penn and Teller) reunite for a new, enchanted take on this Scottish play. Diving into the psyches of Macbeth and his Lady, Shakespeare’s seductive, twisted text delivers an explosive, unforgettable examination of what drives a person to risk utter destruction for power.

PIRATES OF PENZANCE REGISTER NOW • Music Theatre Works, Wilmette Wednesday, June 13 • 10:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. • $80 Everybody’s favorite softhearted buccaneers are back, and they’re in the mood for matrimony! Join the dashing Pirate King, the bumbling Sergeant of Police and the Modern Major General for a swashbuckling good time. Gourmet sandwich lunch buffet provided at the Library at 11 a.m.

CORKY SIEGEL’S CHAMBER BLUES REGISTER JUNE 1 • Woodstock Opera House, Woodstock • Saturday, July 14 • 4-11:30 p.m. • $89 Few have forged an entirely original genre of music, but in 1966, Corky Siegel did just that. Corky Siegel’s Chamber Blues is an ingenious Americana mix of blues, folk, classical and wry wit. Siegel, an award-winning composer, learned his craft at the feet of such legendary bluesmen as Howlin’ Wolf and Muddy Waters. Enjoy a pre-selected dinner at Public House of Woodstock before the concert.

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Registration Begins at 9 a.m. June 1

PLEASE NOTE: Patrons registering for programs in person will be assisted before those who register by phone. Voicemails left on the (847) 923-3347 Adult Information Desk telephone number will be answered in the order in which they are received. Starting at 7:30 a.m., you may reserve your spot in line at the Central Library’s west entrance.

WAITRESS REGISTER NOW • Cadillac Palace Theatre, Chicago Tuesday, July 17 • 5-11:30 p.m. • $109 In this hit Broadway musical, waitress and expert pie maker Jenna dreams of leaving her small town and loveless marriage. A pie contest and the town’s new doctor may offer her a fresh start in this uplifting show featuring original music by six-time Grammy nominee Sara Bareilles. Loge section seats. No meal included, but food may be brought aboard the bus.

LITTLE SWITZERLAND & THE CHEESE CAPITAL REGISTER JUNE 1 • Monroe & New Glarus, WI Friday, July 20 • 7 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. • $81 Our first stop is the National Cheesemaking Center and Museum to learn the region’s cheesemaking story. We’ll do a little cheese sampling and shopping at The Alp and Dell before heading to the picturesque village of New Glarus, also known as America’s Little Switzerland. Enjoy a pre-selected lunch, fondue demonstration and Swiss alpenhorn entertainment at the historic New Glarus Hotel, then browse the village’s Swiss specialty shops.

TWO QUEEN ANNE’S & A MEAL REGISTER JUNE 1 • Evanston & Chicago Tuesday, July 24 • 7:45 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. • $75 Chicago’s social and architectural histories are nicely wedded in this tour showcasing two handsome house museums. Begin the day in Evanston with a tour of the lakefront Charles Gates Dawes mansion, built in 1894. In the afternoon, tour the Glessner House, built in 1887, and its Prairie Avenue environs. In between tours, enjoy New American fare at Boltwood, where the farmers, the market and the seasons dictate the menu. Please note: the locations on this trip are not ADA accessible.

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JOHN SINGER SARGENT & CHICAGO’S GILDED AGE REGISTER JUNE 1 • The Art Institute of Chicago Friday, July 27 • 9:15 a.m. - 5 p.m. • $88 Experience the stunning paintings of John Singer Sargent in a special exhibition at The Art Institute of Chicago. You’ll see portraits, landscapes, watercolors and murals in an exhibit that traces his Chicago connections. Art historian Jeff Mishur will provide commentary en route to the museum and accompany the group at the museum. Enjoy free time to explore the permanent collection and museum shops. A lunch voucher for the museum café is also included.

THE PRIDE OF OREGON LUNCH CRUISE REGISTER JUNE 1 • Oregon, IL • Monday, Aug. 6 8:45 a.m. - 4 p.m. • $77 Board an authentic paddlewheel boat, built as a replica of the famous Rosie O’Shea paddlewheel, and enjoy the panoramic sights of the Rock River Valley on this two-hour cruise. You’ll hear the legend of Chief Black Hawk and see a 50-ft. statue of Black Hawk gazing over the Rock River Valley. A pre-selected lunch will be served aboard The Pride of Oregon.


ADULT PROGRAMS MURDER FOR TWO

LINCOLN ON THE WAY TO PONTIAC

WANDERING TREE ESTATE

REGISTER JUNE 1 • Marriott Theatre, Lincolnshire Wednesday, Aug. 8 • 10:30 a.m. - 4:15 p.m. • $80 On the evening of a surprise birthday party, shots ring out and the guest of honor is killed. Everyone is a suspect in this hilarious murder mystery with a twist: One actor investigates the crime, the other plays all of the suspects. Enjoy a pre-selected dinner at the Marriott resort’s Three Embers before the show.

REGISTER JUNE 1 • Pontiac, IL • Thursday, Aug. 23 9:15 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. • $69 In this Illinois Bicentennial year, celebrate Abraham Lincoln’s contributions to our canals, roads and railroads. Tour guide Dave Clark shares his deep knowledge of Illinois transportation history as we visit Lockport’s historic Gaylord Building and explore Lincoln Landing. Enjoy a buffet lunch at Public Landing Restaurant, then spend the afternoon touring Pontiac at your own pace. Museums, murals and plenty of Lincoln history are all within easy walking distance.

REGISTER JUNE 1 • North Barrington, IL Wednesday, Sept. 12 • 7:45 a.m. - 2:15 p.m. • $88 Tour the uniquely beautiful estate of internationally recognized artist and designer Elaine Silets. Her 10-acre garden includes two railway gardens, a Japanese water garden, a greenhouse and more. Tour involves some walking on uneven ground. Enjoy a pre-selected meal inside a vintage 1927 railroad car at Chessie’s Restaurant. We’ll end the day with shopping time at Norton’s U.S.A., a unique American General Store only selling products made in the USA.

AMERICAN WRITER’S MUSEUM & ODYSSEY LUNCHEON CRUISE

TOOTSIE

REAL HOUSEWIVES OF INDIANA’S AMISH COUNTRY REGISTER JUNE 1 • Middlebury, IN Monday, Aug. 13 • 6:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. • $104 Get a first-hand look at a day in the life of Amish women and learn how they do household chores and run businesses without electrical appliances and modern technology. Several Amish women will serve as our hosts, demonstrating Amish homemaking, baking, rug weaving and basket making. Enjoy a delicious, home-cooked “Thrasher Meal” in a gas-lit dining room.

SAINTS & SINNERS OF MILWAUKEE REGISTER JUNE 1 • Milwaukee, WI Thursday, Aug. 16 • 7:30 a.m. - 6 p.m. • $98 Our morning tour will showcase Milwaukee’s religious diversity as we see many architecturally stunning churches throughout the city, including the Basilica of St. Josaphat, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church and more. Enjoy a pre-selected lunch at Water Street Brewery as our tour turns to the “sinners” side of Milwaukee: its breweries, saloons and former speakeasies. We’ll learn how “Brew City” survived the years of Prohibition and wrap up the day with a visit to the historic Pabst Brewery.

REGISTER JUNE 1 • Chicago • Tuesday, Aug. 28 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. • $96 Newly opened in 2017, the American Writer’s Museum celebrates American writers, and how their body of work shaped American identity and culture. Dynamic, state-of-the-art exhibit designs allow museum goers to interact with America’s past and present writers in an engaging way. Afterward, we’ll board the Odyssey’s new glass-enclosed boat for a two-hour cruise on the Chicago River, complete with a full service, three-course luncheon.

REGISTER JUNE 1 • Cadillac Palace Theatre, Chicago Wednesday, Oct. 3 • 5 p.m. - 11:30 p.m. • $109 Tootsie tells the story of an actor who struggles to find work until a desperate stunt lands him the role of a lifetime. Santino Fontana, known for his role as Greg on Crazy Ex-Girlfriend and for providing the voice of Prince Hans in Frozen, plays the lead role. Loge section seats. No meal included, but food may be brought aboard the bus.

Book a Librarian You may be familiar with Book-a-Librarian, which provides a 30-minute, one-on-one session with a librarian, but did you know you can also book time with our specialty librarians? Whether you need help using a computer or eReader, or conducting research, job hunt-

ing or delving into genealogy our staff will be happy to offer great tips and resources. If you have 30 minutes, so do we! Just call (847) 923-3322 or fill out the online form at SchaumburgLibrary.org/booklibrarian.

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ADULT PROGRAMS

HISTORY BIKES, GAS BUGGIES & BURMA SHAVE REGISTER NOW • Central Rasmussen Room Monday, June 4 • 1:30-3 p.m. Ransom E. Olds, founder of Oldsmobile, will stride into the room wearing his duster and driving goggles to narrate a slide program detailing the early auto inventors.

OVERLOOKED AMERICANS: 20TH EDITION REGISTER NOW • Central Rasmussen North Friday, June 8 • 7-8:30 p.m. Learn about the Secretary of Agriculture who led the rescue of farmers in the Dust Bowl, the “Whiz Kid” who taught MBA students about social responsibility, the man who started Alcoholics Anonymous and others.

IDENTIFYING AMERICA’S FALLEN HEROES REGISTER NOW • Central Rasmussen North Wednesday, June 20 • 7-8:30 p.m. More than 1,600 Vietnam War soldiers’ bodies remain unidentified. Geneticist Hal Tinberg will explain how state-of-the-art testing by the Armed Forces DNA Identification Laboratory is used to provide closure to families.

OPERATION FREEDOM: THE BERLIN AIRLIFT REGISTER NOW • Central Rasmussen Room Friday, June 22 • 2-3:30 p.m. Experience the Berlin airlift of 1948/49! When Soviet troops closed access routes to West Berlin, General Lucius D. Clay coordinated 250,000 rescue flights over a period of 14 months. Join German Historian Annette Isaacs for a fascinating discussion of this exciting time in history.

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MARY JANE’S GHOST REGISTER NOW • Central Adult Classroom Wednesday, July 11 • 7-8:15 p.m. Over a 13-year period, Chicago Tribune journalist Ted Gregory tackled an unsolved double murder in Oregon, Illinois, at the same time his newspaper, like newspapers nationwide, was deconstructing around him. Part of the Chicagoland: Read All About It series.

REMEMBERING THE ROMANOVS REGISTER NOW • Central Rasmussen Room Monday, July 16 • 2:30-4 p.m. A century ago, the Royal Russian Imperial Romanov family and four servants were killed by Bolshevik troops under the orders of Ural Regional Soviet. Missing among the bodies was young Princess Anastasia. Historian Jim Gibbons will talk about the Romanovs, their massacre and its impact on World War I, along with the legend of Anastasia’s survival.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, ILLINOIS!

Celebrate our state’s bicentennial by attending one of the following programs.

200 YEARS OF ILLINOIS ROADS REGISTER NOW • Central Rasmussen Room Friday, June 15 • 2:30-4 p.m. Join Windy City Road Warrior Dave Clark on a virtual exploration of the National Road, the Bates Test Road and more to see how Illinois pulled itself “out of the mud.” Journey back 200 years to experience the evolution of footpaths into roads that established our state as a leader in highway design.

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WE’RE GONNA PARTY LIKE IT’S 1818! REGISTER NOW • Central Rasmussen Room Friday, July 13 • 2:30-4 p.m. Who were the people who founded Illinois 200 years ago? What did they dream about, eat and wear? How did they celebrate becoming the 21st state? Join Ellie Carlson at an 1818 party celebrating Illinois’ statehood. Have your silhouette made, dance to the period music and sample some cornbread. Costumes encouraged, but not required.

MUSIC TO COMMEMORATE ILLINOIS’ BICENTENNIAL

REGISTER NOW • Central Rasmussen Room Wednesday, July 18 •1:30-3 p.m. Enjoy music that reflects the story of Illinois, which was shaped by the land, Native Americans and multitude of cultures which have thrived in it. The program includes blues and rock-and-roll songs about farmers, workers and labor struggles, disasters and tragedies.

RAILS THAT LINKED THE LAND OF LINCOLN REGISTER NOW • Central Rasmussen Room Friday, Aug. 3 • 2:30-3:30 p.m. Author-historians Gerry and Janet Souter will tell stories of the Illinois railroads, from leaky, steam-driven teakettles to high speed passenger trains hurtling from Chicago to Springfield. It’s a fun journey encompassing transportation, commerce, agriculture and industry. You’ll enjoy the humor, tragedies and victories that shaped our railroad state.


TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMS

RECORDING AUDIO FOR PODCASTS

GARAGEBAND BASICS

SENIOR FACEBOOK 1

REGISTER NOW Hanover Park Branch • Wednesday, June 6 10:30 a.m. - Noon Hoffman Estates Branch • Wednesday, June 20 • 6-7:30 p.m. Central Computer Lab • Thursday, June 21 • 7-8:30 p.m. Learn the basics of audio recording equipment and software used to record voice. You’ll get hands-on experience using microphones and GarageBand software.

REGISTER NOW • Central Computer Lab Thursday, July 5 • 7-8:30 p.m. Learn about Apple’s creative music editing and recording application.

REGISTER NOW Saturday, July 21 • Central Computer Lab 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Learn the basics like uploading photos, finding friends, and create and reply to posts. Please create an account prior to class.

GREEN SCREEN FOR VIDEO REGISTER NOW • Central Adult Classroom Thursday, June 14 • 7-8:30 p.m. Learn how to use a green screen and edit video footage to add background images and video.

FINAL CUT PRO X BASICS REGISTER NOW • Central Computer Lab Tuesday, June 26 • 7-8:30 p.m. Learn about Apple’s professional video editing tool to create complete videos with effects and transitions.

FINAL CUT PRO X INTERMEDIATE REGISTER NOW • Central Computer Lab Thursday, June 28 • 7-8:30 p.m. Learn how to add titles, audio and visual effects using Final Cut Pro X.

DIGITAL PRODUCTION STUDIO 101 REGISTER NOW • Central Digital Production Studio Tuesday, July 10 • 7-8:30 p.m. Get an introduction to the Library’s digital media lab used for creating video and audio projects. You’ll have a chance to create a short video as a team.

PREMIERE ELEMENTS INTERMEDIATE REGISTER NOW • Central Adult Classroom Thursday, July 12 •7-8:30 p.m. Learn about Premiere Elements’ more advanced features including graphics animation and motion tracking tools.

SENIOR FACEBOOK 2 REGISTER NOW Saturday, July 21 • Central Computer Lab • 1:30-3:30 p.m. Take your Facebook page to the next level by adding photos to posts, tagging friends, and creating events.

PINTEREST REGISTER NOW Sunday, July 22 • 1:30-3:30 p.m. • Central Computer Lab Learn the basics like pinning images, GIFS and videos, following friends, sharing pins and updating your profile. Please create an account prior to class.  

PHOTO EDITING WITH GIMP REGISTER NOW Hoffman Estates Branch • Wednesday, July 18 • 6-7:30 p.m. Central Adult Classroom • Tuesday, July 24 • 7-8:30 p.m. Learn how you can edit your photos with the free software, GIMP, which is available for Windows, Mac and other operating systems.

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ALL TECHNOLOGY CLASSES REQUIRE REGISTRATION. CORE COMPUTER CLASSES

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

MORE COMPUTER CLASSES

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

DATE

TIME

Word 1

Friday, June 1

7:30-9:30 p.m.

CLASS

DATE

TIME

Excel 1

Saturday, June 2

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

Excel Charts

Saturday, June 2

1:30-3:30 p.m.

Excel 1

Sunday, July 1

1:30-3:30 p.m.

Excel Data Analysis

Sunday, June 3

1:30-3:30 p.m.

Windows 1

Friday, July 13

7:30-9:30 p.m.

Access 1

Saturday, June 9

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

Windows 2

Friday, July 20

7:30-9:30 p.m.

Access 2

Saturday, June 9

1:30-3:30 p.m.

Excel 1

Saturday, Aug. 4

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

Creating Websites 1

Saturday, June 16

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

Creating Websites 2

Saturday, June 16

1:30-3:30 p.m.

Excel Dates & Logic

Sunday, June 24

1:30-3:30 p.m.

PowerPoint 1

Saturday, July 7

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

PowerPoint 2

Saturday, July 7

1:30-3:30 p.m.

Excel Formulas & Functions

Sunday, July 8

1:30-3:30 p.m.

HTML

Saturday, July 14

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

Excel Formatting Spreadsheets

Sunday, July 15

1:30-3:30 p.m.

Word Formatting

Friday, July 27

7:30-9:30 p.m.

Photoshop Elements 1

Sunday, July 29

1:30-3:30 p.m.

Excel Charts

Saturday, Aug. 4

1:30-3:30 p.m.

Excel Dates & Logic

Sunday, Aug. 5

1:30-3:30 p.m.

Downloadable Media Class TO SEE THE BEST ORDER IN WHICH TO TAKE THESE PROGRAMS VISIT SCHAUMBURGLIBRARY.ORG/FLOW-CHART

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SCHAUMBURG TOWNSHIP DISTRICT LIBRARY • June/July 2018

REGISTER NOW • Central Adult Classroom Wednesday, June 20 • 7-8:30 p.m. Learn how to check out and download eBooks and audiobooks to smartphones and tablets using the Library’s digital media collections. Bring your device to class.


TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMS

COMPUTER CLASSES FOR SENIORS

PHONE AND TABLET CLASSES FOR SENIORS

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

CLASS

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

DATE

TIME

Wednesday, June 6

1:30-3:30 p.m.

Thursday, June 7

1:30-3:30 p.m.

Senior Excel 1 - Part A

Monday, June 18

1:30-3:30 p.m.

Senior Excel 1 - Part B

Tuesday, June 19

1:30-3:30 p.m.

Wednesday, June 27

CLASS

DATE

TIME

Senior iPhone/iPad 2 - Part A

Monday, June 4

1:30-3:30 p.m.

Senior iPhone/iPad 2 - Part B

Tuesday, June 5

1:30-3:30 p.m.

Senior iPhone/iPad 1 - Part A

Friday, June 8

7:30-9:30 p.m.

1:30-3:30 p.m.

Senior Google Photos for iPhone/iPad

Sunday, June 10

1:30-3:30 p.m.

Thursday, June 28

1:30-3:30 p.m.

Senior iPhone/iPad 1 - Part B

Friday, June 15

7:30-9:30 p.m.

Senior Email 1

Monday, July 16

1:30-3:30 p.m.

Senior Android 1 - Part A

Monday, June 25

1:30-3:30 p.m.

Senior Email 2

Tuesday, July 17

1:30-3:30 p.m.

Senior Android 1 - Part B

Tuesday, June 26

1:30-3:30 p.m.

Monday, July 30

1:30-3:30 p.m.

Senior iPhone/iPad 1 - Part A

Wednesday, July 18

1:30-3:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Aug. 1

1:30-3:30 p.m.

Monday, Aug. 6

1:30-3:30 p.m.

Senior iPhone/iPad 1 - Part B

Thursday, July 19

1:30-3:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Aug. 8

1:30-3:30 p.m.

Senior iPhone/iPad 1 - Part A

Friday, Aug. 3

7:30-9:30 p.m.

Senior Windows 1 Part A Senior Windows 1 Part B

Senior Windows 2 Part A Senior Windows 2 Part B

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

eMedia Drop in DROP IN • Central Workshop Monday, July 16 • 2-4 p.m. Stop by and learn how to download eBooks, audiobooks and music from the Library’s digital media collections.

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Schaumburg Township District Library June/July 2018 Guide  

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Schaumburg Township District Library June/July 2018 Guide  

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