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BOARD OF TRUSTEES
President: Virginia Carlson Vice-President: Gary Brenniman Treasurer: Jason Brandt Secretary: Sue Wiggins
NOVELIST EMMA GATES
Saturday, October 18, 2 pm Enjoy sweet treats and learn how a serious novelist gets her ideas, maintains focus and gets published. Find how the right writers’ group can help a writer grow and stay positive. Emma Gates will discuss her craft and read from her books: Praying for Rain, Walking to Israel, Detours and Private Lines.
MYSTERY WRITER ANNIE HANSEN R
Saturday, October 25, 2 pm Sweets & a Mystery....just in time for Halloween! “In the quaint river town of Geneva, Illinois, Kelly Clark comes home to re-start her life after a horrifi c divorce. She stumbles over a dead body in the kitchen.Has her violent past followed her home to Geneva?” Cupcakes will be served!
REDUCING STRESS THROUGH MEDITATION Thursday, October 30, 7 pm Join Michael Ribet, who has been meditating for over 40 years as he discusses the extraordinary effect of meditation to reduce stress-related responses, improve concentration and enhance clarity of thought and mental equilibrium.
ALMOST EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT IRAS
Thursday, November 6, 7 pm Looking for solid information about IRAs? This presentation will cover Traditional vs. Roth IRAs, contribution limits, required minimum distributions and stretch IRA provisions.
R GENEALOGY Tuesday, October 28, 7 pm Meeting
Tuesday, November 25, 7 pm WHAT’S THE BUZZ ABOUT BILLIONGRAVES?
BillionGraves is contending to be the top cemetery search site on the web. A new app and an easy interface is making cemetery transcription projects and research information more accessible to tech-friendly users.
Trustee: John Larkin Trustee: Jill McWilliams Trustee: Allison Pinkett-Floyd Director: Robert A. Harris
Join us for our Business Blends - Coffee & Connections on the 3rd Tuesday of each month!
HEALTH PLANS SIMPLIFIED Tuesday, October 21 , 6 pm Small Businesses/Entrepreneurs/ Contract Workers. Learn how to navigate the Affordable Care Act and its impact on your business and personal health insurance options.
SIZING YOUR MARKET USING DEMOGRAPHICSNOW: BUSINESS & PEOPLE Tuesday, November 18, 6 pm A wealth of highly detailed demographic data that spans the entire United States and Canada- making it ideal for gaining consumer and market insight for opening a business, fi nding an untapped audience for products/services and analyzing the shifts and needs of a given population.
R SENIOR SOCIALS 3rd Mondays at 1pm
ZUMBA GOLD Monday, October 20, 1 pm Join ACE® Group Fitness Certifi ed Instructor and Silver Sneakers® FLEX Instructor Melanie Jordan for Zumba Gold®.
THE PILGRIMS AND THE FIRST THANKSGIVING Monday, November 17, 1 pm Learn about the origins of our Thanksgiving traditions as we visit Plimoth Plantation to uncover the true story of the Pilgrims.
LOOK! =Registration Required! Register online at helenplum.evanced.info
, or by phone at 630-627-0316, Ask for Adult Services.
R LIBRARY HOURS
Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday 1 p.m.-5 p.m.
BOOK & FILM DISCUSSIONS
LIBRARY LOUNGE 1st Tuesdays, at 7:30pm October 7 - Claire of the Sea Light by Edwidge Danticat November 4 - The Dinner by Herman Koch
HPL BOOK DISCUSSIONS The Man Who Loved Books Too Much: The True Story of a Thief, a Detective, and a World Literary Obsession by Allison Hoover Bartlett October 15, 1 pm
R October 16, 1 pm & 7:30 pm
Mrs. Lincoln’s Dressmaker by Jennifer Chiaverini November 19, 1 pm November 20, 1 pm & 7:30 pm
FILM DISCUSSION Sunday, October 26, 2 pm The Day the Earth Stood Still Sunday, November 23, 2 pm Nebraska
HISTORY BOOK DISCUSSION Lombard Historical Society Carriage House at 2pm
Sponsored by Helen Plum Library & Lombard Historical Society November 16 - The Irregulars: Roald Dahl and the British Spy Ring in Wartime Washington by Jennet Conant
R JOB SEEKERS
SELF-ASSESSMENT FOR JOB SEEKERS Thursday, October 9, 7 pm Learn the importance for job seekers to look within themselves to discover skills, values, interests, and preferences as they relate to the workplace.
ZERO IN ON YOUR JOB SEARCH TARGETS! Thursday, November 13, 7 pm Reach key people and increase job search effi ciency using the AtoZ Databases search tool that’s free to library visitors, and online with your HPL card.
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