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Sunday, February 19, 2017
Time
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Get up and line dance with Lines N Motion Dance Group.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

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Date
Monday, February 20, 2017
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 20, 2017
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

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Date
Monday, February 20, 2017
Time
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Tiene proyectos que no a terminado o le gustaria aprender lo basico de tejido y bordados? Acompanenos para que comparta, aprenda ideas y socialize aqui en su Biblioteca!
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

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Date
Monday, February 20, 2017
Time
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
SSIP's Citizenship Classes will provide a review of the English language skills and U.S history, politics, and civics knowledge needed to pass the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) naturalization interview.

Citizenship preparation classes will help you: Prepare for the naturalization interview with USCIS. Learn important interviewing strategies. Increase your confidence with the interview process. Practice reading, writing, speaking, listening, and pronunciation in English. Students are required to register for this 8-week course by calling
(630)296-6755. This is a progressive class and students are encouraged to attend all classes. Limited capacity.
Location
Board Room
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, February 20, 2017
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
Monday, February 20, 2017
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Discusses the 88-year history of the coveted Oscar®.
Location
Studio 300 - Group Collaboration Room D
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

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Date
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
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
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
In this class you will make a lined denim drawstring backpack. This is great for carrying your library books. Please bring your sewing machine, thread, pins and scissors. All other materials will be supplied.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

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Date
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
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.

June- A Spool of Blue Thread
July - Year of Pleasures
August - Boston Girl
September - The Storyteller : A Novel
October - Don't you Cry
November - The Passenger
December - All the Light We Cannot See
January 2017 - The Nightingale
February 2017- The Nest
Location
Board Room
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

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Date
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Start the new year off right by sharpening your digital skills! These programs are for our "I'm-not-good-with-technology" patrons. Is that you? Let Studio 300 help!
Location
Studio 300 - Group Collaboration Room D
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

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Date
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
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

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Date
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Time
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Create professional-looking publications without expensive software! Learn how to create items such as greeting cards and labels, signs, menus, catalogs, and professional email newsletters.
Location
Computer Lab
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

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Date
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
JANUARY - Rework by Jason Fried & David Heinemeier Hansson

FEBRUARY - Outliers: The Story Of Success by Malcolm Gladwell

MARCH - The Brand Gap: How to Bridge the Distance Between Business Strategy and Design by Marty Neumeier

APRIL - Good To Great: Why Some Companies Make The Leap… And Others Don’t by Jim Collins

MAY - Built To Last: Successful Habits Of Visionary Companies by Jim Collins
Location
Board Room
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

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Date
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
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
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Discover the secrets behind Hollywood's amazing visual effects imagery and get hands-on with basic compositing technology.

Location
Studio 300 - Group Collaboration Room D
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

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Date
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Time
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Asesora de crédito Dolores García presentará lo que es una hipoteca y cómo funciona. También le dará consejos de cómo saber si está listo para un préstamo hipotecario o si rentar es una mejor opción.

Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

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Date
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Time
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Build upon the basics learned in the beginner class. Learn additional formatting skills, page layout options, and how to insert various objects into your Word document.
Location
Computer Lab
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

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Date
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Do you like to read a little bit of everything? Joins us the fourth Wednesday of every month in the Board Room as we discuss the latest book chosen by the group. We read everything from fiction, mystery, biography, history and everything in-between.

January - The Art Forger by B.A. Shapiro
February - Plainsong by Kent Haruf
March - Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff
April - Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
May - What She Left Behind by Ellen Marie Wiseman
June - The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah
July - The History of Love by Nicole Krauss
August - A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman
September – Old Man’s War by John Scalzi
October - We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Joy Fowler
November – The Plague of Doves by Louise Erdrich
December – The BFG by Roald Dahl
Location
Board Room
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

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Date
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Drop-in for answers to your pressing Photoshop project questions. Learn about layers, image repair, design strategies, and more.
Location
Studio 300 - Group Collaboration Room D
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

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Date
Thursday, February 23, 2017
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

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Date
Thursday, February 23, 2017
Time
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Confeccion y costura- Carterita de mano
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

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Date
Thursday, February 23, 2017
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Take your stress away, relax and stretch. Please bring yoga mat or towel and a bottle for water.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

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Date
Thursday, February 23, 2017
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Drop-in for answers to your photo/video questions. Features DSLRs, composition tips, video planning, audio and lighting techniques, and more.
Location
Studio 300 - Group Collaboration Room E
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

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Date
Thursday, February 23, 2017
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Design eBook and print interiors and covers.
Location
Studio 300 - Group Collaboration Room D
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

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Date
Saturday, February 25, 2017
Time
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Description
Fountaindale's 6th Annual Preschool Round-Up is an opportunity to find the preschool that is right for your child. This will be your chance to meet and talk to representatives from more than a dozen preschools and daycare centers in the area to help find the right fit. There will be other community organizations attending as well and drawings for prizes for teachers and parents and activities for the kids! This drop-in event is being held in Meeting Room A. Also, the Will County Health Dept. will be conducting FREE hearing and vision screenings from 11:30am-2:30pm in Meeting Room B as part of Fountaindale's Preschool Round-Up.
Location
Meeting Rooms A & B
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

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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.