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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Saturday, April 18, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Relax and prepare for your Passport to Success University classes in our Coffee Lounge! Enjoy light refreshments in a space dedicated to our Passport to Success University Participants!

This Passport to Success program was made possible by Fountaindale Public Library, Eliminate the Digital Divide grant funds from the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Development, and matching Clinton Global Initiative Funds.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

Title
Date
Saturday, April 18, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Darlene Dionne will help you discover techniques to create a unique resume and cover letter. Learn helpful tips for your job search. This interactive workshop will show you ways to improve your resume and highlight your best skills. Make sure to bring your resume to class.


This Eliminate the Digital Divide program is made possible by Fountaindale Public Library, the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Development, and matching Clinton Global Initiative Funds.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

Title
Date
Saturday, April 18, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
This one time, two-hour class will build on the skills acquired from the basic Microsoft Excel class.

This Passport to Success program was made possible by Fountaindale Public Library, Eliminate the Digital Divide grant funds from the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Development, and matching Clinton Global Initiative Funds.
Location
Computer Lab
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

Title
Date
Saturday, April 18, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 3:00 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.

Este programa es posible gracias a la Este programa es posible gracias a la Biblioteca Publica Fountaindale, Biblioteca Publica Fountaindale, el Departamento de Comercio de Illinois el Departamento de Comercio de Illinois y Desarrollo, y la asociación de Clinton Global Initiative Funds.
Location
Board Room
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

Title
Date
Saturday, April 18, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Book Club for Twenty and Thirty Somethings. Current book titles:


9/20 – Hyperbole and a Half by Allie Brosh

10/18 – Making Mavericks by Frosty Hesson

11/15 – Paddle Your Own Canoe by Nick Offerman

12/20 – Cherry by Mary Karr

1/17 - If I Stay by Gayle Forman

2/21 - What If? Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions by Randall Munroe

3/21 - Outlander by Diana Gabaldon

4/18 - Wild by Cheryl Strayed

5/16 - Still Foolin' 'Em by Billy Crystal
Location
Off-site; see other information for details
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

Title
Date
Saturday, April 18, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Before spending money on magazines and online services, take a look at the library's fabulous free online resources!

This Passport to Success program was made possible by Fountaindale Public Library, Eliminate the Digital Divide grant funds from the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Development, and matching Clinton Global Initiative Funds.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

Title
Date
Saturday, April 18, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
This one time, two-hour class will introduce you to Microsoft Access, a software which allows you to create desktop databases and easy software apps.

This Passport to Success program was made possible by Fountaindale Public Library, Eliminate the Digital Divide grant funds from the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Development, and matching Clinton Global Initiative Funds.
Location
Computer Lab
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

Title
Date
Saturday, April 18, 2015
Time
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Si usted nunca ha usado una computadora, o simplemente necesita un repaso, esta clase es para usted. En esta clase de un solo tiempo, de dos horas, usted aprenderá términos de computación y recibirá instrucciones prácticas. Usted aprenderá cómo utilizar el ratón, abrir y cerrar programas o documentos, como grabar e imprimir sus archivos.

Este programa es posible gracias a la Este programa es posible gracias a la Biblioteca Publica Fountaindale, Biblioteca Publica Fountaindale, el Departamento de Comercio de Illinois el Departamento de Comercio de Illinois y Desarrollo, y la asociación de Clinton Global Initiative Funds.
Location
Board Room
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

Title
Date
Sunday, April 19, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 3:00 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
Monday, April 20, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 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
Monday, April 20, 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, April 20, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
This one time, two hour class covers the basics of the Internet. You will learn how to perform simple searches on the Internet, and learn the basics of a web browser. We will show you how to sign up for a free e-mail account on the Internet.
Location
Computer Lab
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, April 20, 2015
Time
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Description
This class will bring in a panel of experts to answer your questions about the complete home buying process.

Register or Drop In
Location
Board Room
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
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.

April - The Supremes at Earl's All You Can Eat by Edward Kelsey Moore
May- What Alice Forgot by Liane Moriarity
June- Summerland by Elin Hilderbrand
July - Burgess Boys by Elizabeth Strout
August- The Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Whether you're an experienced artist or a beginner, this class will give you the tools to be better. The basics will be covered such as: line, form, shading, perspective and composition. Drawing materials such as pencils, color pencils, charcoal (black and white), and charcoal paper will be covered. The class will progress from still life objects to working from photographs. Experienced artists can go at their own pace with input from the instructor.

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

Title
Date
Tuesday, April 21, 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, April 21, 2015
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

Title
Date
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Time
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Description
Learn the process for obtaining a mortgage.

Register or Drop In
Location
Board Room
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Build upon the basics learned in the beginner class.
Location
Computer Lab
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, April 22, 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, April 22, 2015
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.

April - The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd
May - The Hour of Peril: The Secret Plot to Murder Lincoln Before
the Civil War by Daniel Stashower
June - Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker by Jennifer Chiaverini
July - The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman
August - Housekeeping by Marilyn Robinson
September - We Were Liars by E. Lockhart
October - The Daylight Marriage by Heidi Pitlor
November - The Steady Running of the Hour by Justin Go
December - This Is Where I Leave You by Jonathan Tropper
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Time
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Description
Learn the advantages and disadvantages of credit, steps to improve your credit, and good credit practices.

Register or Drop In.
Location
Board Room
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Chef Michael Maddox will demonstrate spring salads and sides. Food samples will be given out.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, April 23, 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, April 23, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Crea publicaciones de aspecto profesional sin necesidad de software costoso. Aprenda a crear articulos como tarjetas de felicitacion, etiquetas, cartelones, menus, catalogos y boletines de correo electronico profesional.
Location
Computer Lab
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, April 23, 2015
Time
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Description
Learn skills for creating and managing a household budget as well as putting together a savings plan.

Register or Drop In.
Location
Board Room
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, April 23, 2015
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Join Cathryn of Plentiful programs and create a pop art portrait.

Attendees must provide a photo at registration so it can be ready before class.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, April 23, 2015
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Learn the importance of setting effective and achievable goals (especially at work or in your career). This workshop will help you plan your path to success.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

Title
Date
Friday, April 24, 2015
Time
7:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Description
Come enjoy some movie madness at the library. Grab your coconuts and join us as we search for the Holy Grail at 7 pm. Then at 10 pm get ready to dance the time warp with us. For the 10 pm show, we will be providing the props for you to use, and feel free to come in your favorite costume. Registration is required.
Location
Meeting Rooms A & B
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.
Lifetime of Books 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.