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Early Bird Bingo
Tuesday March 6, April 3 & May 1
10am – 11am
Join us for bingo and light refreshments for a chance to win fun prizes!
Needles Niche: Creating for a Cause
Saturdays, March 10, April 14, & May 12
Are you an avid knitter/crocheter? Are you looking to learn? We have a great group of knitters/crocheters that meet under the direction of Blanca Delgado and are always looking for new members. This session we’ll create items to donate to a charity chosen by our participants. Ages 16 and up.
Monday, March 12
Learn the benefits of aromatherapy while making a stylish essential oil diffuser bracelet! Limit 15.
Tuesday, March 13
We will look at different types of tea and the production processes while enjoying tea samples from around the world, along with delicious scones. Afterwards we will make a gnome tea cup fairy garden.
Soul Line Dancing
Thursdays, March 15-April 12
Ms. Linda is back for our 5 week soul line dancing class! Soul Line Dancing combines exercise with R & B music and is great for all adults. Dress comfortably and bring a water bottle. Signup is 1⁄2 hour before the start of each class. Limit 25 per class.
Color Me Thursday
Thursdays: March 15, April 19, May 17
Come alone or bring a friend and make the third Thursday of the month a time to relax with coloring, calm music and tea.
How to Handle IRS Problems
Thursday, March 15
Don’t Let The IRS Bully You! Learn solutions for your tax problems, including: Unfiled Returns, Unpaid Balances, Liens & Levies, Payment Plans, Offers In Compromise, Penalty Abatements, Certified Letters and more. Constant Watson, III, is both a CPA and a Certified Tax Resolution Specialist. For more info, visit WatsonOnTaxes.com or tune in to “Watson On Taxes,” every Saturday morning at 10am on AM 1390.
Tax Law Reform and You
Saturday, March 24
How does Tax Law Reform affect your standard itemized deductions, personal exemptions, and the Affordable Care Act? Get the answers to those questions and more from the tax experts at H&R Block.
Thursday, March 29
12 – 1:30pm
We will be using a blanket stitch to create a chick from felt to decorate your table or Easter basket.
Europe on a Budget
Thursday, March 29
Have you always wanted to travel to Europe but thought it was too expensive, scary and virtually impossible? Join our Library Director Kathy Parker as she discusses affordable tips and tricks that she has picked up over the last 10 years during her travels to Europe. This program will discuss using a travel agent or tour guide, but the focus will be on planning your own trip from airfare, hotel and tours.
DUI: The Law, The Victim, The Consequences
Saturday, March 31
Getting a DUI in Illinois can be costly. Lives are lost and families devastated while the consequences can include a loss of your job, driving privileges or a jail sentence. Sponsored by the Women of Worship Sorority and New Life “Living To Live Again”, you will obtain valuable insight and information from presenters from the Illinois State Police and the Alliance of Intoxicated Motorists.
Your Medicare Questions Answered
Mondays: April 9 and May 7
Do you have questions about your (or your loved one’s) Medicare coverage or 2018 coverage changes? A representative from Ma3 Healthcare Solutions will be available to answer your Medicare questions regarding prescription coverage, Medicare supplement plans, and more.
Monday, April 9
Stress, anxiety, depression, emotional and physical symptoms can be relieved or eliminated by meditation. Learn this simple, direct method of stilling the body and mind in just a few minutes. Join Psychotherapist Renate Lanotte, MS LCSW for a fascinating and life-transforming experience of accurate meditation. Everyone who attends will be given a personal demonstration of Jyoti Meditation.
Learn Spanish-Basics Plus
Fridays, April 13-May 11
This 5-week Spanish Language course is for individuals who want to move beyond the basics taught in our beginner’s class. After a review, you’ll learn grammar and vocabulary as well as info on how to conjugate verbs. Limit 15.
Property After Death Planning Workshop
Thursday, April 19
Representatives from the Cook County Recorder of Deeds office will discuss how to avoid probate court and transfer your home, car, and bank accounts to your loved one after your death. It is a workshop that every property owner should attend.
Friday, April 20
Celebrate Earth Day with a gift for birds. Mimic the colors of your own home or add some bling. There will be paint and simple embellishments to decorate a little wooden birdhouse. Limit 12.
Free Earth Day Shredding Event
Saturday, April 21
Ensure the destruction of unwanted, sensitive documents during our Earth Day Shredding Event co-sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Thank you to Midway Moving and Document Destruction for providing this free community event.
Paint by Sticker Adult
Tuesday, April 24
Catch the new craze of creating a masterpiece using stickers. Limit 15.
Home-Based Businesses Networking Breakfast
Tuesday, April 24
Glenwood and Lynwood home-based business owners! The Glenwood-Lynwood Library and the Chamber of Commerce are inviting you to a networking and informational meeting. Enjoy a free breakfast while Marketing Expert/Entrepreneur Erial Ramsey discusses marketing techniques/strategies and gives funding tips to help grow your business.
Wednesday, April 25
First Midwest Bank representatives will help you to create and follow a personal spending plan. You’ll also create a budget and a spending diary to learn where your money goes.
Senior Lunch and Learn
Fridays: April 27 and May 25
Seniors! Join us every 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.
April 27: Using Streaming Services: Netflix, Hulu and More.
May 25: All things Amazon
June 29: Passwords
Managing Your Roth IRA
Saturday, April 28
This class could change your retirement future. You will learn to open, fund and manage a self-directed retirement account.
Monday, May 14
Join us as we create abstract art using rolled magazine pages on a canvas board. You will learn how to use your own geometric template. Limit 20.
Cherry Blossom Canvas
Wednesday, May 16
Spring is in full swing and what better time to paint your own Cherry Blossom Canvas! We will provide all you need to create your masterpiece that you can proudly display with your spring décor. Limit 15. Ages 16 and up.
Self Defense Class
Monday, May 21
Instructors from One-Light Self Defense will teach self-defense misconceptions, safety awareness, avoidance tactics and the striking and defense techniques needed to protect yourself in a dangerous situation. Minimum 20 or class will be cancelled.
Tai Chi Qi Gong– Stress and Pain Reduction
Saturday, May 26
Instructor Brian Thompson will teach natural and therapeutic techniques for gentile relief of stress, athletic, arthritic and mobility problems. Participants are encouraged to wear comfortable clothing and shoes. Ages 16 and up.
Save the Date!
Library Rummage Sale and Summer Reading Kickoff Party
Saturday, June 2
Shop at our 8th Annual Rummage Sale and learn about our 2018 Summer Reading Program in one visit. There will be free kid friendly activities and treats along with food for purchase and fantastic bargain shopping for patrons of all ages. Register as a vendor or bring your friends and the entire family to this fun filled event!
Rummage Sale Vendors
Sign up begins on Monday, March 12 @ 10am
A $10 non-refundable fee reserves your 10’ x 10’ selling space and is payable when you reserve your spot. You must provide your own table. A charity donation truck will be on site to take any unsold merchandise. Contact the Reference Desk for more information.