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Adult Programs Summer 2018 Programs

Summer Reading for Adults & Seniors
June 10 - July 31
Come to a program - get a scratch off ticket! Read and review a book - get a scratch off ticket! You might win a gift card, a coupon for items from our book cart, or a small prize. Tickets that don’t win will be entered into our grand prize drawing for a Kindle Fire which will be held at the end of summer! This year’s Top Reader will win an Amazon gift card.
 


Tuesday Movie Matinees
Tue. Jun. 5, 12, 19, 26 @ 2:00 PM;
Tue. Jul. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 @ 2:00 PM;
Tue. Aug. 7, 14, 21, 28 @ 2:00 PM;

Film fans gather at the library to watch and discuss a movie. Participants suggest the movie and the snacks.

Home Safety for Older Adults
Thu. Jun. 7 @ 2:00 PM

If you’re an older adult living on your own, or care for an older person living alone, learn what you can do to stay safe. Presented by Jeanne Peyton of Aging Care Connections. Registration required. Limit 25.
 
B-I-N-G-O
Fri. Jun. 8, 22 @ 10:30 AM;
Fri. Aug. 3, 17 @ 10:30 AM

Join us for Bingo and light refreshments. Registration required. Limit 15.
 
Romance Book Club
Wed. Jun. 13 @ 6:00 PM;
Wed. Jul. 11 @ 6:00 PM

Wed. Aug. 15 @ 6:00 PM
Share what you’ve been reading and  discover more books to enjoy! Need a suggestion? Visit the front desk or email our Adult Librarian, April, at: april@hodgkinslibrary.org
 
RTA Orientation: Mobility Services for Older Adults & People with Disabilities
Fri. Jun. 15 @ 2:00 PM

This presentation will focus on accessible travel on Pace, CTA and Metra, reduced fare and ride free cards, travel training and local transit options. An RTA Coordinator can help individuals sign-up for a Reduced Fare card, if eligible. Hand-outs and maps will be provided. Registration required. Limit 25.

UFOs (Unfinished Objects)
Sat. Jun. 16 @ 1:00 PM;
Sat. Jul. 14 @ 1:00 PM;
Sat. Aug. 11 @ 1:00 PM 

Have unfinished projects waiting to be done? Join us as we set time to finish our
projects together! Registration required. Limit 10.

 
Cook the Books Book Club
Sun. Jun. 17 @ 3:00 PM;
Sun. Jul. 22 @ 3:00 PM

Grab your apron! We pick the cookbook, you pick the recipe and give it your best shot. Bring your dish to share and together we'll rate the cookbook. Registration required. Limit 10.

Hodgkins Book Club
Sat. Jun. 30 @ 11:00 AM;
Sat. Jul. 28 @ 11:00 AM;
Sat. Aug. 25 @ 11:00 AM 

We meet monthly to discuss books in a wide range of genres. New members
welcome. Pick up a copy of each month’s selection at the circulation desk.

Canvas Painting
Sat. Jul. 14 @ 1:00 PM

Take a blank canvas and learn how to create unique art work! Join us for an evening of creativity, fun and painting led by Linda Lundeen from Willow Springs. Materials will be provided. Registration required. Limit 10.

CD Art
Sun. Jul. 15 @ 3:00 PM

Join us in converting some CD’s  into great artwork that can be put up on your walls! Very easy and few simple steps will make your masterpiece shine through. Registration required. Limit 10.
 
Resume Workshop
Sat. Aug. 18 @ 2:00 PM

Seeking you’re first job or returning to the work force? Create a resume that stands out. With over 20 years of experience in Human Resources, Bob Schlacks has read thousands of resumes and will share his knowledge and experience. He will show the step-by-step process to prepare or improve a current resume. Learn the 5 categories of information every resume must contain, and how to have your resume move to the top of the stack. Bring your resume with you as there will be a 1 on 1 resume review at the end. Registration required. Limit 10.
 
Job Interview Workshop
Sat. Aug. 25 @ 2:00 PM

You have a job interview scheduled! Now’s the time to prepare so your skills and experience are highlighted. Bob Schlacks has conducted thousands of interviews and will share his knowledge and experience with you. Learn what to do before, during and after the interview to put you in the best possible position to land that job. You will learn about the 5 different kinds of interivews, and the 12 most commonly asked questions during an interview. Preparation is key to a successful interview.
Registration required. Limit 10.
 
 
Technology Programs

Need help learning or doing something on the computer? Set up a one-on-one session with our Technology Assistant, Martin. Stop by the library to make an appointment or call 708-579-1844.

¿Ocupa ayuda para aprender o para hacer algo en la computadora? ¿O tiene preguntas sobre la tecnologia? ¡Usted escoge lo que quiere!