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Adult Writers Group

April 26th, 2018, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Have you always wanted to write? Join our supportive and friendly group of writers for inspiration and camaraderie. We're dedicated to finishing our projects, sharing tips for story ideas, making time to write and having fun. No experience necessary.

Adult Writers Group

April 26th, 2018, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Have you always wanted to write? Join our supportive and friendly group of writers for inspiration and camaraderie. We're dedicated to finishing our projects, sharing tips for story ideas, making time to write and having fun. No experience necessary.

Dia de los Ninos Party

April 28th, 2018, 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Join us for this special holiday celebrating children, literacy, multiculturalism, and bookjoy! We will have live music, snacks, and a free book for the first 60 children. Don’t miss this wonderful event!

Please register at 708.795.8000 ex 3088, on our website, or in person at the Youth Services desk. Sign up begins 30 days before event.

Resume and Cover Letter Consultations

April 30th, 2018, 10:00am to 12:00pm
Representatives from The Goodwill Workforce Connection Center will be onsite conducting one-on-one consultations to give you personalized feedback on your resume and cover letters. You will have the opportunity to learn how to craft a solid and effective resume or improve upon your existing resumes with tips and advice from experienced resume consultants. Note: Please bring a list of current and previous employers with dates of employment. To schedule with an Employment Specialist please contact nicole.wingate@goodwillchicago.com after registering through the library.

Interview Workshop for Teens

April 30th, 2018, 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Bob Shclacks has experience that includes working for over 20 years in Human Resources at AT&T in the Lisle –Naperville area, 11 years with Waubonsee Community College as the adult recruiter in the Admissions department, and has conducted adult workshops twice a month for over 15 years at the Illinois Worknet in North Aurora.

Bob Schlacks motto for teens looking for a job is: “Entry-level” does not mean “Unimportant!”

Basic Technology Skills

May 2nd, 2018, 10:30am to 12:00pm
Work on the computer skills you need to develop with an instructor present to answer questions as needed. Learn to use the smartphone or tablet you recently acquired. Practice using the mouse or typing; search the internet; set-up or use email or Facebook; work on projects using Microsoft Office 2010 products. Sessions are drop-in, on a first-come first seated basis. Seating is limited, and we encourage you to attend only once a week in order to allow time for others. Participants are welcome to bring a laptop or tablet from home, in order to practice on their own device.

Basic Technology Skills

May 2nd, 2018, 10:30am to 12:00pm
Work on the computer skills you need to develop with an instructor present to answer questions as needed. Learn to use the smartphone or tablet you recently acquired. Practice using the mouse or typing; search the internet; set-up or use email or Facebook; work on projects using Microsoft Office 2010 products. Sessions are drop-in, on a first-come first seated basis. Seating is limited, and we encourage you to attend only once a week in order to allow time for others. Participants are welcome to bring a laptop or tablet from home, in order to practice on their own device.

Senior Arts and Crafts

May 2nd, 2018, 11:00am to 1:00pm
Please join us on the first Wednesday of every month to create a new craft project! All supplies are included, just bring your imagination. Today we create part one of both our pinch pot project, and our glass bead sun catcher project. Part 2, the completion will be next month.

Basic Reading and Writing Group

May 3rd, 2018, 10:00am to 11:30am
This class is taught by a Project CARE tutor and registration is required. Please call 708-656-8000 ext. 2383 to register and for more information. This free class will help you improve your reading skills, build vocabulary and strengthen your writing skills.

Basic Technology Skills

May 3rd, 2018, 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Work on the computer skills you need to develop with an instructor present to answer questions as needed. Learn to use the smartphone or tablet you recently acquired. Practice using the mouse or typing; search the internet; set-up or use email or Facebook; work on projects using Microsoft Office 2010 products. Sessions are drop-in, on a first-come first seated basis. Seating is limited, and we encourage you to attend only once a week in order to allow time for others. Participants are welcome to bring a laptop or tablet from home, in order to practice on their own device.