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Your Medicare Questions Answered
Mondays, Dec 3, Jan 7, Feb 4
Do you have questions about your (or your loved one’s) Medicare coverage or 2019 coverage changes? A representative from Ma3 Healthcare Solutions will be available to answer your Medicare questions regarding prescription coverage, Medicare supplement plans, and more.
Holiday Paint and Sip
Monday, December 3
Sip hot cocoa and create a holiday themed painting to display or give as a gift. All supplies are provided. Limit 12.
Tis’ the Season for Hosting
Thursday, December 6
Are you hosting family or friends for the holidays? We’ll help you plan the perfect party! Get decoration and drink ideas & taste some delicious dips and spreads that will help get the party started.
Saturdays: Dec. 8, Jan. 12, Feb. 9
Stitch with the library’s knit, crochet and needlecraft group and create items to stay warm this season! Participants should bring their own materials and tools. Experienced crafters and beginners 16 and over are welcome.
Hair Care Program
Monday, Dec. 10 from 6-8pm
Sunday, Dec. 16 from 2-4pm
Natural hair is beautiful, but understanding exactly how to treat and style it daily is daunting. Join us for an interactive class discussion on navigating the world of natural hair. Professional stylists Grace Longe and Robbie Hardges from Leigh Grace Bridal and Beauty will help you better understand your texture and curl pattern, and its characteristics that can make styling difficult. You will also learn about and receive various styling products as well as how to properly use them.
Bloom Township Community Info Night
Thursday, December 13
Keith Lott, Bloom Township Community Outreach Coordinator, will discuss social services, general and emergency assistance programs available to Bloom Township residents including the food pantry, utility assistance, transportation and more.
Friday, December 14
Join us as we make an easy and pretty angel to hang from your Christmas tree or gift bag. Limit 12.
Adult Holiday Bingo
Monday, December 17
Have a little festive fun playing holiday Bingo! Christmas cookies will be served.
Health, Wellness & Nutrition Workshop
Every Tuesday in January
Join our 4 week health and wellness workshop provided by the Illinois Nutrition Education Programs (INEP) from the University of Illinois Extension. During the multi-session course you will learn about healthy diets and physical activity through engaging, informative, and interactive programming.
Pay For College Without Going Broke
Thursday, January 10
Representatives from My College Planning Team share their knowledge and guide you through the steps you can take to reduce college costs and still attend the college of your choice. Students and parents are encouraged to attend.
Clear the Clutter
Monday, January 14
Professional Organizer, Colleen Klimczak will show you how to improve your life by recognizing and eliminating clutter. Save time, money, and regain control of your home!
Start the New Year with Meditation
Wednesday, January 16
Renate Lanotte, psychotherapist and long-time meditator, will explain helpful and stimulating techniques that can help one discover inner peace. Start the New Year by elevating your vibrational frequencies and bring joy, peace and relaxation into your lives. For new or advanced meditators.
Get out of Debt for Good
Saturday, January 19
Personal finance coach and insurance agent, Stacie Daniel of Financial Motivations will discuss the importance of getting out of debt and the tips to help you accomplish it.
Healthy Crock-pot Meals
Wednesday, January 23
Start the New Year off right by learning to make healthy and quick crock-pot meals! We’ll discuss general crock-pot cooking and sample a few recipes.
Behavioral/Emotional Skill Training for Parents
Thursday, January 24
If you are a parent that struggles with your child listening and responding to your direction(s) this may be the program for you. Brian Thompson is a behavioral health specialist who has over ten years experience working with Headstart children, families and teachers to improve social and emotional wellness leading to better overall school and home success. Come prepared to share your questions and personal experiences.
Senior Lunch and Learn
Last Friday of the Month
Seniors, join us the last Friday of the month for our free Lunch and Learn series. Each month we will focus on a different technology related topic. Limit 20.
January 25 Dating in the 21st Century
February 22 Get out of Debt for Good (Stacie Daniel)
Tai Chi QiGong Wellness and Healing
Tuesdays: January 22 & 29
This series of Tai Chi QiGong (Meditation with Movement) will explore and practice 5 phases of physical, mental and emotional wellness.
Monday, February 4
Decorate your door or window for the holiday by creating a Valentine’s Day wreath. Limit 15.
How to Handle IRS Problems
Wednesday, February 6
Don’t let the IRS bully you! Constant Watson, III, CPA and Certified Tax Resolution Specialist will give you solutions for your tax problems including: unfiled returns, unpaid balances, liens & levies, payment plans and more. For more info visit constantwatsoncpa.com.
Personalized Wine Glasses
Wednesday, February 13
Don’t make me “wine”, be my Valentine! Get ready to toast this special day by embellishing your own stemless wine glass with a customized vinyl stencil. Choose ONE of 4 different designs. (One glass, one design per person) Limit 15.
Power of Attorney and Living Will Info
Presentation: Monday, February 25 from 10am-12pm
Appointment Only: Monday March 4 from 9:30am- 12:30pm
Seniors! The Center for Disability & Elder Law will discuss obtaining powers of attorney for healthcare and property and living will declarations. Sponsored by Representative Thaddeus Jones.