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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Monday, March 02, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Join us for a weekly evening knitting and crochet drop-in session. Experienced knitters and crocheters welcome!
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, March 02, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
This one time, two-hour class will teach the basics of the Excel spreadsheet program. 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

Title
Date
Tuesday, March 03, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
If you’ve never used a computer before, or you just need a refresher, this class is for you. In this one time, two hour class, you will learn computer terms and receive hands-on instruction. You will learn how to turn the computer on and off, operate the mouse, open and close programs and files, and save and print documents.
Location
Computer Lab
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Learn how to create and use a basic email account.
Location
Computer Lab
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Teens interested in using everything the Vortex has to offer can attend a Vortex orientation session. Learn about all the cool features of our teen space!
Location
Teen Services
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Get chilled, get thrilled at the Fountaindale Public Library District with a good mystery and good discussion! Please join us on the first Wednesday of every month at 7pm for chills and thrills.




November – “Book, Line and Sinker” by Jenn McKinlay
December - "Red Storm Rising" by Tom Clancy **meeting will be held offsite, please call 630-685-4176 for information**

January - Open Season by CJ Box
Location
Board Room
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
Time
7:30 PM - 8:15 PM
Description
Join us for ways to work and strengthen your core muscles.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, March 05, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Join us for a weekly morning drop in knitting and crochet group.
Location
Board Room
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, March 05, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Esta clase básica de dos horas de clase cubrirá los conceptos básicos de PowerPoint, el software para presentaciones de Microsoft. Se centrará en cómo crear una diapositiva, como añadir texto y gráficos a una diapositiva, así como la forma de agregar efectos a la presentación.
Location
Computer Lab
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

Title
Date
Friday, March 06, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Take pictures or video and transform their look with the Instagram app (available on both apple app store and google play)
Location
Computer Lab
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

Title
Date
Saturday, March 07, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Social networking website that allows you to read and post 140-character text messages and share them with your followers.
Location
Computer Lab
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

Title
Date
Sunday, March 08, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
New to genealogy? Need help with your research? Are you an experienced
genealogist who needs a little assistance? Learn new skills and find the answers you need with our free genealogy drop-in class! Registration is accepted but not required. Contact ddudek@fountaindale.org for more details!
Location
Local History
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

Title
Date
Sunday, March 08, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 3:00 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

Title
Date
Sunday, March 08, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
For most its history, Chicago produced about one-third of the nation's candy. The city has called itself the Candy Capital of America since the turn of the century. You probably know some of the candies made or invented here -- Brach's caramels, Mars Snickers bars, Wrigley's gum, Cracker Jack, Curtiss Baby Ruth bars, Tootsie Rolls, Frango Mints, Dove chocolates. Learn some of the history behind these tasty treats and explore what made Chicago such a powerful location for candymakers. Delicious!
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

Title
Date
Sunday, March 08, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Learn how to use online websites and library databases for genealogy research. We will be taking a look at free websites you can use from home as well as the subscription-based websites available through the library.

This class is part of the Passport To Success Community Track
Location
Local History
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

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Important Messages
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.