Adult Events for the Month of May

Professional Video Equipment for your Business (NIC)

Wednesday, May 06, 2015 at 8:00 AM -- Nichols Library
Interested in making a business promotional video, but don't know where to start? Start with the equipment. This hands-on program will teach participants how to effectively use the green screen, HD video camera, tripod and microphone.

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Excel 1 (95th)

Thursday, May 07, 2015 at 6:30 PM -- 95th Street Library
Learn how to auto-fill, format data, adjust cells as well as insert and move data using Microsoft Excel. Program requires advanced registration.

'A time to kill' movie viewing (NBL)

Thursday, May 07, 2015 at 7:00 PM -- Naper Boulevard Library
Join the Criminal Spines Book Club for a viewing of the film "A Time to Kill," adapted from the best-selling John Grisham novel and starring Sandra Bullock, Samuel L. Jackson, Matthew McConaughey and Kevin Spacey. The book club then will discuss John Grisham's sequel "Sycamore Row" on May 14.

Understanding your dreams (NSL)

Thursday, May 07, 2015 at 7:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
Throughout history, dreams have been a source of inner guidance. Dream interpreters learn to decode these messages so that their insight and inspiration can aid individuals to be healthier, happier and more understanding. This program will offer an overview of dream interpretation, including what dreams mean, where they come from and how to understand the language of symbols. Some participants also will have the opportunity to have their dreams translated.

Digital photography basics on the riverwalk (NIC)

Saturday, May 09, 2015 at 10:00 AM -- Nichols Library
Learn how to use a digital camera for effective business marketing, home display or class projects. Weather permitting, participants will take photos along the Riverwalk using their own camera.

Web Design Fundamentals (NSL)

Saturday, May 09, 2015 at 2:00 PM -- 95th Street Library
This course will introduce the fundamental concepts, tools and learning paths for web design.

Small Business Week - write your business plan with library resources (NIC)

Monday, May 11, 2015 at 6:30 PM -- Nichols Library
Jack Curley, SCORE mentor, and Kent Palmer, business librarian, will review the basic approaches to writing a business plan, using library resources and tips from Fox Valley SCORE, a nonprofit dedicated to educating entrepreneurs and helping small businesses succeed.

Small Business week: Networking for business owners (NIC)

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at 6:30 PM -- Nichols Library
Learn the basics of networking and how to apply a networking strategy in a business. See how networking can easily increase the number of contacts that will lead to new partners, suppliers and customers. Identify ways to overcome obstacles to generate effective networking.