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Naturalization 101

September 20th, 2017, 6:00pm to 8:00pm
US Citizenship and Immigration Services regularly holds information sessions for the public that help permanent residents and others interested in naturalization learn about naturalization eligibility, testing, and citizenship rights and responsibilities. Topics covered at these sessions will include:

1. naturalization eligibility requirements
2. the naturalization process
3. the naturalization test
4. rights and responsibilities of U.S. citizenship

Basic Technology Skills

September 21st, 2017, 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.

Movie: Like Water for Chocolate

September 23rd, 2017, 2:00pm to 4:00pm
This film is based on the popular novel by Mexican novelist and screenwriter Laura Esquivel. The youngest daughter in her family, the beautiful Tita is forbidden to marry her true love, Pedro. Since tradition dictates that Tita must care for her mother, Pedro weds her older sister, Rosaura, though he still loves Tita. The situation creates much tension in the family, and Tita's powerful emotions begin to surface in fantastical ways through her cooking. As the years pass, unusual circumstances test the enduring love of Pedro and Tita. Rated R. 1992. Spanish with English subtitles.

Cuentos from My Heart: Storytelling for the Whole Familia

September 26th, 2017, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Happy Hispanic Heritage Month, kids and families!

Celebrated storyteller Jasmin Cardenas will spin stories from personal tales of growing up bi-cultural and bilingual to ancient legends, myths, folktales from North, Central and South America.

She will incorporate music, movement, and elements of dance & visual images for this unique program! All ages/families.

Please register here, by phone at 708.795.8000 or in person at the Youth Services desk.

Basic Technology Skills

September 27th, 2017, 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

September 28th, 2017, 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.

Movie - My Family (Mi Familia)

September 28th, 2017, 6:30pm to 8:30pm
A second-generation Mexican immigrant narrates his family history, beginning with the journey of his father, Jose, across Mexico to Los Angeles where he meets Maria and starts a family. Each subsequent generation contends with political and social hardships, ranging from illegal deportations in the 1940s to racial tensions and gang fights in the '60s and '70s. Yet through it all, or perhaps because of it, the family remains strong. Rated R. 1995. Spanish and English

Adult Writers Group

September 28th, 2017, 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.

Little Learners Storytime

October 3rd, 2017, 10:30am to 11:30am
For 3 to 5 year olds. Storytimes introduce children to the joy of books and develop their early literacy skills with fun, interactive experiences. Sessions run 45 - 60 minutes and may include stories, rhymes, songs, playtime, word play, or a simple craft.

Basic Technology Skills

October 3rd, 2017, 6:30pm to 8:00pm
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

October 4th, 2017, 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.

Movie - Instructions Not Included

October 4th, 2017, 6:30pm to 8:30pm
An irresponsible playboy (Eugenio Derbez) must grow up quickly when a former lover gives him their daughter to raise -- then leaves without a trace. Starring Eugenio Derbez. 2013. Rated PG-13. Spanish with English subtitles.