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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Monday, October 20, 2014
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, October 20, 2014
Time
6:15 PM - 7:15 PM
Description
Yoga instructor Carole Savard will show you how to relax and stretch at the library. Please bring your own yoga mat or large towel.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, October 20, 2014
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, October 21, 2014
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.

September - Wild by Cheryl Strayed
October- Landline by Rainbow Rowell
November - Testimony by Anita Shreve
December- Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
January - Hurricane Sisters by Dorothea Benton Frank
February - The Silkworm by Robert Galbraith
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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, October 21, 2014
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
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Have an older computer lying around? Need a speed boost on your current setup? This workshop will give you the info you will need to upgrade your old PC to make it seem like new again! The information in this workshop is only valid for Windows XP/Vista/Win 7 systems from 2005 or newer. Please register in advance, but drop-ins will be accepted as space allows.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Want to visit Walt Disney World but don't want to break the bank? Attend this 60 minute program to learn how you can have a magical vacation with a limited budget!
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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.

July - Life After Life by Kate Atkinson
August - Inherit the Dead : A Thriller in 20 parts
September - Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline
October - The Big Burn by Timothy Egan
November - The art of racing in the rain by Garth Stein
December - The Hundred-Foot Journey by Richard C. Morais?
Location
Board Room
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, October 23, 2014
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, October 23, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
This two hour class will get you set up with your own account and teach you the basics of the site.
Location
Computer Lab
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
A holistic approach to women's hormone-related health concerns. Over 80 million women in the U.S. currently suffer with PMS and symptoms of menopause. Many of these women are confused as to what health options are available or even right for them. This lecture will educate the audience about natural alternatives to address problems related to hormone imbalances and menopause.
Location
Meeting Room B
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Learn how to save your professional personal files, pictures and documents and share them through Dropbox.
Location
Computer Lab
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

Title
Date
Saturday, October 25, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Kraig Kenning will present this demonstration Slide Guitar Workshop. Whether you are a beginner or an advanced slide guitar player, we are sure you will pick up some helpful tips at this event.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

Title
Date
Saturday, October 25, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Social networking service that lets you post messages, photos, videos and website links and share them with family and friends.

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, October 25, 2014
Time
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Nationally renowned slide guitarist and vocalist Kraig Kenning returns to the Fountaindale Public Library for the second in our "Fall into the Blues" mini-series.
Kraig has played some of the nation's largest, most respected music festivals, as well as classic Chicago clubs like The Vic and FitzGerald's over his extensive performance career. In addition to his concert of blues music, Kraig will conduct a separate 1-hour demonstration Slide Guitar Workshop. Workshop will be limited to 30 people.
Location
Meeting Room A
Library
Fountaindale Public Library

Title
Date
Saturday, October 25, 2014
Time
3:00 PM - 3:30 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
Saturday, October 25, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Social networking service that lets you post messages, photos, videos and website links and share them with family and friends.

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
Sunday, October 26, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Learn how to create and format spreadsheets by adding text, formulas, charts, and sorting reports.

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

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Important Messages
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.