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Date
Monday, February 15, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Beginners, intermediate and advanced levels are welcome. Lesson plans consist of English conversation and skills for everyday situations, phrases, pronunciation, repetition, construction of vocabulary knowledge, grammer, reading, writing and fun and interactive classroom activities to keep you motivated.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

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Date
Monday, February 15, 2016
Time
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Join us for a weekly evening knitting and crochet drop-in session. If you don't know how to knit or crochet, don't worry! Our volunteer instructors will teach you how to to knit or crochet charity project items such as chemo caps, hospital lap blankets, and scarves on the third Monday of each month.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, February 15, 2016
Time
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
In this introductory class you will learn how to create, navigate and format a worksheet. In addition, you will also learn how to create formulas and save a workbook.
Location
Computer Lab
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

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Date
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Beginners, intermediate and advanced levels are welcome. Lesson plans consist of English conversation and skills for everyday situations, phrases, pronunciation, repetition, construction of vocabulary knowledge, grammer, reading, writing and fun and interactive classroom activities to keep you motivated.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Looking for something to wake you up in the morning? Join us for a morning book discussion. We will be discussing the following titles. Titles can be picked up at the 3rd floor information Services Desk.

November - The Secret Place by Tana French
December- The Gift : Home for the Holidays by Nora Roberts
January - The Girl on the Train by Paul Hawkins
February- The Luckiest Girl Alive by Jessica Knoll
March - Major Pettigrew's Last Stand by Helen Simionson
April - The Rosie Effect by Grame Simsion
May - Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee
June- A Spool of Blue Thread
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Time
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Watercolor pencils combine drawing and painting. Learn how to create art by brushing water over the watercolor pencils drawings. The basic elements of form, color, technique and design will be explained as the class progresses to more complex subjects.

Art Instructor: Robert Pennor
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Time
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Learn the basic features of Microsoft Word 2013. You will learn how to open files, save documents, print projects, cut and paste text, and basic formatting skills.
Location
Computer Lab
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Are you a chess enthusiast? If so, Jeff DiOrio of Elite Chess will be leading this club. Whether your are just beginning or are a seasoned chess player, join us, meet people and play chess!
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

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Date
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Time
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Learn how to design a great presentation, from adding text, graphics, music and movies, as well as how to add effects, animations and timings to a presentation.
Location
Computer Lab
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, February 18, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Join us for a weekly evening knitting and crochet drop-in session. If you don't know how to knit or crochet, don't worry! Our volunteer instructors will teach you how to to knit or crochet charity project items such as chemo caps, hospital lap blankets, and scarves on the third Thursday of the month.
Location
Board Room
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, February 18, 2016
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Introducing a whole new book club for Teens! No boring required reading. No in-depth questions. Just talk about a book you've read - any book! And, oh, yeah, there will be SNACKS!
Location
Teen Services
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, February 18, 2016
Time
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Esta clase básica, cubre los conceptos básicos del programa de hoja de cálculo de Microsoft Excel 2013. En esta clase introductoria usted aprenderá cómo crear, navegar, y formatear una hoja de cálculo. Además, usted también aprenderá cómo crear fórmulas y guardar un libro de trabajos.
Location
Computer Lab
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, February 18, 2016
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
If you are a "good" time manager, this is an opportunity to get better. If you have "poor" time management, you can become more efficient. In today's fast paced world, learn ways to reduce stress and be in charge of your life.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, February 18, 2016
Time
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Description
The Fountaindale Public Library District Board Meetings are held on the third Thursday of each month, at 7:00 p.m. in the Board Room (2nd Floor). Board meetings are open to the public. A complete listing of dates can be found on our calendar and website. Agendas for each meeting are posted on the website and in the lobby no later than 48 hours before each Board Meeting. Special meetings or hearings may be called as necessary and agendas and notices with dates and times will be posted in advance.
Location
Board Room
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

Title
Date
Saturday, February 20, 2016
Time
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
Dance, Workout, Party and Have Fun! Make sure to bring a good pair of gym shoes, towel and lots of water! Registration Required.

Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

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Date
Saturday, February 20, 2016
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Come on, come all to the Great Read Kickoff! Join library friends and family from across Will County as we kick off this year's Great Read! To celebrate our "Made in Illinois" kickoff, Leslie Goddard will be presenting her fantastic program ?Chicago?s Sweet Candy History? program, on Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016, 2-4 p.m. at the Plainfield Library. All are welcome! Stay tuned for further information about registration.
Location
Off-site; see other information for details
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

Title
Date
Saturday, February 20, 2016
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Book Club for Twenty and Thirty Somethings

Current book titles we are reading for 2015 & 2016:


12/19 - The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh

1/16 - All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

2/20 - The Power of Music by Elena Mannes
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

If you have already registered, enter your user name and password and click on the Login button. New users click on the Sign Me Up button.
Books for Life is an ongoing reading club for ages 16 and up. You can read at your own pace, log the books that you have read, and earn prizes while you are doing something you enjoy! Prizes are awarded at different levels throughout the program, and there is no ending date. Book club participants may read or listen to adult or young adult fiction and nonfiction.

Prizes:
50 books read – book journal
100 books read – book tote bag
500 books read – a book of your choosing
1000 books read – a gift certificate, a book donated to the library in your name, your name and picture in the library’s newsletter (optional), a certificate recognizing your achievement and framed picture.


After completing 1000 books, you would then begin over, receiving a prize at 1050, 1100, 1500, and 2000.


Any questions? Just ask at any of our Adult and Teen Service Desks on the second or third floor or call us at (630)-759-2102 ext. 4176.