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This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Vernon Area Public Library
Age Group: Elementary, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Art / Craft
Event Details:
In commemoration of our 50th anniversary, we’re hosting a sticker contest featuring original art from our patrons. Use this opportunity to let us know how the library inspires you to learn, create, or connect with others.  Share your artist...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Games for Grown-ups

12:30pm - 4:30pm
Registration
Library Branch: Vernon Area Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: General Interest
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Event Details:
Games for Grownups is available in-person or online. Select your format below. Join a game of chess, Settlers of Catan, Ticket to Ride, Carcassonne, Crokinole, or other popular board games. Open to adults and high school students of all skill leve...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

ESL Class - Beginner

9:15am - 12:15pm
Library Branch: Vernon Area Public Library
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: ESL
Event Details:
Do you want to improve your English speaking, reading, and writing skills? Presented in partnership with Mundelein District 120 Adult Education, Vernon Area Public Library offers free English as a Second Language (ESL) classes for adults. The class m...

Disclaimer(s)

ESL

New students may join at any time and all skill levels are welcome. To check for availability please call the Mundelein District 120 Adult Education Department at 847-949-2200 Ext. 1399. Presented in partnership with Mundelein District 120 Adult Education.

Masks are encouraged

Masks are strongly encouraged at all indoor library programs. Masks are available on your way in if you need one. We respect each person’s right to decide what is best for themselves and their family, and we ask everyone to treat their fellow attendees with kindness and respect for the choices they make.

This program will not be recorded

This online program is only available as it happens. There will not be an archived version available to view after the event.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

ESL Class - Beginner

9:15am - 12:15pm
Library Branch: Vernon Area Public Library
Room: Quiet Reading Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: ESL
Event Details:
Do you want to improve your English speaking, reading, and writing skills? Presented in partnership with Mundelein District 120 Adult Education, Vernon Area Public Library offers free English as a Second Language (ESL) classes for adults. The class m...

Disclaimer(s)

ESL

New students may join at any time and all skill levels are welcome. To check for availability please call the Mundelein District 120 Adult Education Department at 847-949-2200 Ext. 1399. Presented in partnership with Mundelein District 120 Adult Education.

Masks are encouraged

Masks are strongly encouraged at all indoor library programs. Masks are available on your way in if you need one. We respect each person’s right to decide what is best for themselves and their family, and we ask everyone to treat their fellow attendees with kindness and respect for the choices they make.

This program will not be recorded

This online program is only available as it happens. There will not be an archived version available to view after the event.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: ESL
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
Practice your English conversation skills with a librarian and other non-native English speakers. This program is free and open to all adults. You must sign up. You are not required to have a library card, but you must provide an email address. Yo...

Disclaimer(s)

Zoom meeting

This event takes place on Zoom. Meeting format allows the group to interact with one another. Cameras are optional. After registration, you will receive an email with a link to join the event.

This program will not be recorded

This online program is only available as it happens. There will not be an archived version available to view after the event.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Vernon Area Public Library
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
A total beginner's introduction to Excel. This class covers: Creating and saving spreadsheets An introduction to the excel interface Navigating and manipulating cells Entering and formatting data Class is taught with Micros...

Disclaimer(s)

Technology Training Resources

The library subscribes to services that offer courses in software, creative, and business skills. Click here to learn more.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Civics
Event Details:
[Online] If you'd like to become a naturalized U.S. citizen, attend this 12-week series to prepare for the citizenship test in a small, online group. Content includes American history, civics, speaking, and reading and writing in English. The first c...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

ESL Class - Beginner

9:15am - 12:15pm
Library Branch: Vernon Area Public Library
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: ESL
Event Details:
Do you want to improve your English speaking, reading, and writing skills? Presented in partnership with Mundelein District 120 Adult Education, Vernon Area Public Library offers free English as a Second Language (ESL) classes for adults. The class m...

Disclaimer(s)

ESL

New students may join at any time and all skill levels are welcome. To check for availability please call the Mundelein District 120 Adult Education Department at 847-949-2200 Ext. 1399. Presented in partnership with Mundelein District 120 Adult Education.

Masks are encouraged

Masks are strongly encouraged at all indoor library programs. Masks are available on your way in if you need one. We respect each person’s right to decide what is best for themselves and their family, and we ask everyone to treat their fellow attendees with kindness and respect for the choices they make.

This program will not be recorded

This online program is only available as it happens. There will not be an archived version available to view after the event.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Non-Profit Networking

12:30pm - 2:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Vernon Area Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Discussion
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Details:
We know how much hard work and passion goes into leading and working with non-profit organizations. For the first quarterly Non-Profit Networking meeting we would like to come together and share a bit about the projects, initiatives, and topics relev...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

ESL Class - Beginner

9:15am - 12:15pm
Library Branch: Vernon Area Public Library
Room: Quiet Reading Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: ESL
Event Details:
Do you want to improve your English speaking, reading, and writing skills? Presented in partnership with Mundelein District 120 Adult Education, Vernon Area Public Library offers free English as a Second Language (ESL) classes for adults. The class m...

Disclaimer(s)

ESL

New students may join at any time and all skill levels are welcome. To check for availability please call the Mundelein District 120 Adult Education Department at 847-949-2200 Ext. 1399. Presented in partnership with Mundelein District 120 Adult Education.

Masks are encouraged

Masks are strongly encouraged at all indoor library programs. Masks are available on your way in if you need one. We respect each person’s right to decide what is best for themselves and their family, and we ask everyone to treat their fellow attendees with kindness and respect for the choices they make.

This program will not be recorded

This online program is only available as it happens. There will not be an archived version available to view after the event.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Open Makerspace

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Vernon Area Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Art / Craft, Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Stop by to work on personalized gifts. We won't be teaching any new skills, but supplies will be available for sublimation printing and other crafts. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Discussion
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:
Online only Join professor Gary Midkiff for a discussion of chapter 1 of the Foreign Policy Association's Great Decisions briefing book.  Register one name per household. Registered individuals will receive instructions picking up the b...

Disclaimer(s)

Zoom webinar

This webinar takes place on Zoom. After registration, you will receive an email with a link to join the event using your computer, smartphone or tablet. Or you may choose to listen in (without video) from your telephone.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

ESL Class - Beginner

9:15am - 12:15pm
Library Branch: Vernon Area Public Library
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: ESL
Event Details:
Do you want to improve your English speaking, reading, and writing skills? Presented in partnership with Mundelein District 120 Adult Education, Vernon Area Public Library offers free English as a Second Language (ESL) classes for adults. The class m...

Disclaimer(s)

ESL

New students may join at any time and all skill levels are welcome. To check for availability please call the Mundelein District 120 Adult Education Department at 847-949-2200 Ext. 1399. Presented in partnership with Mundelein District 120 Adult Education.

Masks are encouraged

Masks are strongly encouraged at all indoor library programs. Masks are available on your way in if you need one. We respect each person’s right to decide what is best for themselves and their family, and we ask everyone to treat their fellow attendees with kindness and respect for the choices they make.

This program will not be recorded

This online program is only available as it happens. There will not be an archived version available to view after the event.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

ESL Class - Beginner

9:15am - 12:15pm
Library Branch: Vernon Area Public Library
Room: Quiet Reading Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: ESL
Event Details:
Do you want to improve your English speaking, reading, and writing skills? Presented in partnership with Mundelein District 120 Adult Education, Vernon Area Public Library offers free English as a Second Language (ESL) classes for adults. The class m...

Disclaimer(s)

ESL

New students may join at any time and all skill levels are welcome. To check for availability please call the Mundelein District 120 Adult Education Department at 847-949-2200 Ext. 1399. Presented in partnership with Mundelein District 120 Adult Education.

Masks are encouraged

Masks are strongly encouraged at all indoor library programs. Masks are available on your way in if you need one. We respect each person’s right to decide what is best for themselves and their family, and we ask everyone to treat their fellow attendees with kindness and respect for the choices they make.

This program will not be recorded

This online program is only available as it happens. There will not be an archived version available to view after the event.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Vernon Area Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: General Interest
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Learn new recipes and techniques for a delicious brunch for friends and family. Chef Susan Maddox demonstrates recipes for quiches, fruit salads and sweets to enjoy with coffee. Recipes will be provided. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Vernon Area Public Library
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
An introduction to using excel for calculations. This class covers: Basic calculations with arithmetic operators The SUM, AVERAGE, MIN, and MAX functions Calculating percentages and absolute references Automating calculations with Autofil...

Disclaimer(s)

Technology Training Resources

The library subscribes to services that offer courses in software, creative, and business skills. Click here to learn more.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Civics
Event Details:
[Online] If you'd like to become a naturalized U.S. citizen, attend this 12-week series to prepare for the citizenship test in a small, online group. Content includes American history, civics, speaking, and reading and writing in English. The first c...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

ESL Class - Beginner

9:15am - 12:15pm
Library Branch: Vernon Area Public Library
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: ESL
Event Details:
Do you want to improve your English speaking, reading, and writing skills? Presented in partnership with Mundelein District 120 Adult Education, Vernon Area Public Library offers free English as a Second Language (ESL) classes for adults. The class m...

Disclaimer(s)

ESL

New students may join at any time and all skill levels are welcome. To check for availability please call the Mundelein District 120 Adult Education Department at 847-949-2200 Ext. 1399. Presented in partnership with Mundelein District 120 Adult Education.

Masks are encouraged

Masks are strongly encouraged at all indoor library programs. Masks are available on your way in if you need one. We respect each person’s right to decide what is best for themselves and their family, and we ask everyone to treat their fellow attendees with kindness and respect for the choices they make.

This program will not be recorded

This online program is only available as it happens. There will not be an archived version available to view after the event.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

ESL Class - Beginner

9:15am - 12:15pm
Library Branch: Vernon Area Public Library
Room: Quiet Reading Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: ESL
Event Details:
Do you want to improve your English speaking, reading, and writing skills? Presented in partnership with Mundelein District 120 Adult Education, Vernon Area Public Library offers free English as a Second Language (ESL) classes for adults. The class m...

Disclaimer(s)

ESL

New students may join at any time and all skill levels are welcome. To check for availability please call the Mundelein District 120 Adult Education Department at 847-949-2200 Ext. 1399. Presented in partnership with Mundelein District 120 Adult Education.

Masks are encouraged

Masks are strongly encouraged at all indoor library programs. Masks are available on your way in if you need one. We respect each person’s right to decide what is best for themselves and their family, and we ask everyone to treat their fellow attendees with kindness and respect for the choices they make.

This program will not be recorded

This online program is only available as it happens. There will not be an archived version available to view after the event.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Discussion
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
Signal Fires by Dani Shapiro. When the Shenkmans arrive on Division Street, their brilliant, lonely son Waldo, who has a native ability to find connections in everything, befriends Dr. Wilf, who is harboring a dark secret, setting in motion a ch...

Disclaimer(s)

Zoom meeting

This event takes place on Zoom. Meeting format allows the group to interact with one another. Cameras are optional. After registration, you will receive an email with a link to join the event.

This program will not be recorded

This online program is only available as it happens. There will not be an archived version available to view after the event.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Vernon Area Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: General Interest
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 67
Event Details:
The Basilica of San Marco is a favorite tourist destination in Europe, as well as one of the most important buildings in music history. Learn about this stunning cathedral and the notable composers who studied and worked there with Stephen Alltop, co...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Vernon Area Public Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Art / Craft
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Learn how to crochet a stuffed chicken using the Amigurumi crochet method. All materials will be provided. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Masks are encouraged

Masks are strongly encouraged at all indoor library programs. Masks are available on your way in if you need one. We respect each person’s right to decide what is best for themselves and their family, and we ask everyone to treat their fellow attendees with kindness and respect for the choices they make.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Writers' Support Group

6:30pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Discussion
Event Details:
Share work, meet fellow writers, get constructive feedback, and discuss the publishing business in this informal group. All writers welcome. RSVP on the Meetup page and to find more information. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Zoom meeting

This event takes place on Zoom. Meeting format allows the group to interact with one another. Cameras are optional. After registration, you will receive an email with a link to join the event.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Discussion
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Details:
Estranged twins Maggie and Milo coincidentally cheat death on the same day, prompting them to reunite and confront the reasons their lives went so wrong. As the twins’ reunion reinvigorates them, they realize the key to fixing their lives may just li...

Disclaimer(s)

Zoom meeting

This event takes place on Zoom. Meeting format allows the group to interact with one another. Cameras are optional. After registration, you will receive an email with a link to join the event.