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WRITERS GROUP
Saturday, October 21st, 11am

Do you have a story to tell?  Bring your writing and get feedback from other aspiring writers.  All types of writing welcome.  For adults and mature teens. 
*Attend our special event:  Indie Author Day on  Saturday, Oct. 14th, at 1:00pm
Questions? Call 708-749-1050.


 


ADULT BOOK CLUB
Monday, Oct. 23rd, 7:00pm 

Girl Waits With Gun
by Amy Stewart


Everyone is invited to join our book discussions. Pick up a copy at the circulation desk, or call Sonia  708-749-1050 x100; reppes@sfvpld.org

Learn more about the Adult Book Club here.


 


PARANORMAL 104, INVESTIGATOR FOR A DAY
Saturday, October 28th, 2pm-4pm
 
Join us as a team of paranormal research investigators from TnT Paranormal Investigators LLC takes you through a virtual tour of some of the most haunted locations in America, some of the local haunted gems we have in our area, and other locations they have investigated. As you take the virtual tour they will discuss some of the claims and stories from those locations, as well as review some of the data collected by TnT Paranormal.
 
To register, click here.  If you have questions, call 708-749-1050 x120.  
 


POLAND IN CHICAGO
Wednesday, November 1st, 6:30pm
 
Chicago has one of the largest Polish populations outside ofWarsaw.  Learn about Polish-American culture and the challenges of Polish immigration past and present.  This multi-media presentation is given by author/teacher Donna Urbikas who grew up in Chicago's Polish community.   
 
Register here or call us at (708) 749-1050 x120.  Walk-ins welcome.
 


CHAIR YOGA
Tuesday, November 7th, 11:00am
 
Certified yoga instructor Joan Zigulich will lead you in a Chair Yoga practice to boost your energy and get your joints moving. This gentle form of yoga consists of simple movements to strengthen and stretch the whole body all while seated in a chair. 
 
Register here or call us at (708) 749-1050 x120.  Walk-ins welcome.
 


RESUMES & INTERVIEWS
Wednesday, November 8th, 5:30pm
Wednesday, November 15th, 5:30pm
 
Looking for that perfect job? Come to our two part Resumes & Interviews workshops with Human Resources Specialist Bob Schlacks to learn tips and tricks for landing an interview and winning your dream job.
 
In part one, Bob will discuss the five categories of information your resume must contain in addition to what isn’t necessary to move your resume to the top of the stack. At the end of the session, there will be time for patrons to partake in 1-on-1 resume reviews. Returning for part two, Bob discusses what to do before, during, and after an interview, including the five different types of interviews and the 12 most commonly asked questions.
 
To register for part one, click here.
To register for part two, click here.
 
For further information call (708) 749-1050.
 


Image of original Elf movie poster. Links to larger version of image.SECOND SATURDAY CINEMA:
WONDER WOMAN (2017)
Saturday, November 11th, 2pm

Before she was Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot), she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained to be an unconquerable warrior. Raised on a sheltered island paradise, Diana meets an American pilot (Chris Pine) who tells her about the massive conflict that's raging in the outside world. Convinced that she can stop the threat, Diana leaves her home for the first time. Fighting alongside men in a war to end all wars, she finally discovers her full powers and true destiny.

Enjoy some popcorn and a movie at the library the second Saturday of every month!


INTRO TO MICROSOFT OFFICE
Saturday, November 11th, 3:00pm
 
Looking for a crash course on some of the most popular applications Microsoft Office has to offer?  If so, come join us for an Introduction to Microsoft Office which will feature brief introductions to Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Publisher, the suite's most used applications.
 
Register here  or call (708) 749-1050.
 


CREDIT 101
Tuesday, November 14th, 6:00pm
 
Learn about the basics of credit and all of its terminology with this informational session presented by The Office of Illinois Comptroller Susana A. Mendoza. Look at the different types of credit cards and what they have to offer. Understand the difference between a credit report and a credit score, and how to properly manage them.
 
Register here or call us at (708) 749-1050.
 


TAKE HOME THE INTERNET
Wi-Fi Hotspot Lending
No internet at home? We have updated our 4G/LTE mobile wi-fi hotspots, allowing you to take home the internet. Visit the Circulation Desk to sign up.
 
For more information, including our new mobile hotspot video tutorial, view our 4G/LTE Hotspot Guide to Operation
 
 
Check availability or place a hold in our catalog.
 
 


 
ACCESSING AND MANAGING YOUR
LIBRARY ACCOUNT ONLINE TUTORIAL
 
Do you need help with accessing and managing your library account? This brief online tutorial will show you how to:
  • Log into your library account
  • Make updates to your preferences
  • See what materials you have checked out or have holds on
  • Pay fines online
For additional account assistance, contact the Adult Reference Desk by emailing reference@sfvpld.org or by calling (708) 749-1050, x-120.
 
 
También disponible en español.
 


 
ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE (ESL)
 
¿Está interesado en mejorar su inglés con un tutor que habla español? La biblioteca proporciona cursos de inglés, una vez a la semana, en la biblioteca.

Para más información, contacte a Christian Reynoso por email a reynosoc@sfvpld.org o llame al (708) 749-1050 ext 130.

Are you interested in improving your English skills with a Spanish Speaking tutor? The library provides weekly ESL courses in both the library and in the Central Stickney Township Medical Center Clinic.

For more information, contact Christian Reynoso by emailing reynosoc@sfvpld.org or by calling (708) 749-1050 ext 130.
 
 
 


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