Events

JOB SEARCH WORKSHOP

Saturday, April 04, 2015 | Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Are you struggling with staying motivated in your job search? Are you having a hard time finding jobs on the Internet? In this workshop, you will learn how to run a successful job search including networking and interviewing.  Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Library. Presented by Paula Giovacchini, President of Gio Group, Inc., specializing in business and leadership […]


LADY T. AND HER JAZZ TRIO

Wednesday, April 08, 2015 | Time: 6:30 p.m.

Popular vocalist and North Riverside resident Lady T. (Toscanellie Marcelain) and her Jazz Trio are back to perform jazz standards, including songs from Lady T.’s two CDs. The Jazz Trio consists of Jim Pierce on guitar; Dan Delorenzo on bass; and Andre Beasley on drums. This program is presented in honor of National Jazz Appreciation […]


SMART CENTS FINANCIAL LITERACY

Thursday, April 23, 2015 | Time: 6:30 p.m.

In this financial literacy program, you’ll learn how to increase income, avoid taxes, manage investment risk, identify household and balance sheet inefficiencies, and reduce school loans. Presented by Frank Mesina of Park Avenue Securities. This program is part of Money Smart Week, which is a national initiative between the American Library Association and the Federal […]


Wednesday Movie Matinee

Wednesday, May 06, 2015 | Time: 2:00 p.m.

  IT SHOULD HAPPEN TO YOU (1954), 87 min., Not Rated.  A slightly daffy New York model named Gladys Glover (Judy Holliday), with an urge to be famous, rents a huge billboard overlooking New York’s Columbus Circle and puts her name on it. Co-stars Peter Lawford and Jack Lemmon in his first film.  Screenplay by […]


ADDING NATIVE PLANTS TO YOUR GARDEN

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 | Time: 6:30 p.m.

This program will look at adding native plants into the home landscape. We will explore different species, how they can be used, care through the year and faunal associations. We will also touch on issues of provenance of plant material, cultivars, invasive exotics and backyard ecology. Presented by Janine Catchpole, past-president of the Illinois Native […]


THE GOLDEN AGE OF TELEVISION

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 | Time: 6:30 p.m.

Larry Bergnach will present a program that will bring back great memories from classic TV programs such as “The Honeymooners,” “I Love Lucy,” “Ed Sullivan,” “Arthur Godfrey,” “Lawrence Welk,” “Gunsmoke,” “Bonanza,” “Howdy Doody,” and others. He will also lead us in singing songs that were popular on early television programs.  Refreshments will be provided by […]