Adult Events for the Month of August

3-D Software & Printing For Adults (95th)

Thursday, August 06, 2015 at 6:30 PM -- 95th Street Library
Adults can learn how to design a three-dimensional object using the software 123D and find out how to print the object using the library?'s 3-D printer. Program requires advanced registration with a fee.

Excel 2 (NIC)

Saturday, August 08, 2015 at 10:00 AM -- Nichols Library
Practice using effective features that will make it easier to calculate formulas, analyze trends and apply formatting spreadsheets. Program requires advanced registration with a fee.

Meditation For Healthy Living (NSL)

Monday, August 10, 2015 at 7:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
Join Michael Ribet, who has been practicing meditation for over 40 years as he discusses how meditation can improve our physical, mental and spiritual health. He will present effective methods for creating a more satisfying lifestyle including harmonious relationships and a deep sense of peace. Participants will learn effective strategies and a simple but profound meditation technique that will help remove stress and worry. The audience will have a chance to practice this simple technique that can reduce stress, enhance relaxation and promote inner growth.?

Button Creation (95th)

Tuesday, August 11, 2015 at 2:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
Using computer design software, individuals can create a unique design or image to be placed on a 1.5-inch button of which they can wear for fun or promote their business. Participants can bring a favorite picture or image to class. Program requires advanced registration and is limited to 12 participants.

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Arduino workshops: Arduino Free Build (NIC)

Tuesday, August 11, 2015 at 6:30 PM -- Nichols Library
In this workshop, participants can use available components to create a project of their choice. No group instruction will be offered, and prior experience or attendance at one of the library?'s previous Arduino programs is recommended. *Program requires advanced registration.

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Commercial Editing (95th)

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 at 8:00 AM -- 95th Street Library
Business owners can learn how to edit videos using iMovie to make their commercials look more professional. The class also will teach how to upload and promote the video on social media such as YouTube and WordPress. Program requires advanced registration and is limited to 12 participants.

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English conversation groups for ESL students (NBL)

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 at 10:00 AM -- Naper Boulevard Library
These groups are designed to give English-as-a-second-language students a change to practice their skills in a relaxed and comfortable environment. All adult learners can attend the free groups, and one does not have to attend every session. No registration is required.

Genealogy Workshop: Next Step In Research (NIC)

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 at 6:30 PM -- Nichols Library
Laura Kovarik, a member of the Fox Valley Genealogical Society, will assist budding family tree researchers in the next steps after using the library database for research.