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Using the Internet for Your Genealogy Research

Steve Szabados returns to present in slide-lecture format most of the major online resources and methods to find many more resources as he shows how to unlock some of the secrets to be found at such websites as FamilySearch, Ellis Island, Find a Grave, Ancestry, Heritage Quest, and many more. He will also discuss the use of message boards and online family trees to help solve brickwall problems and discover some European resources.

Event Date: 
Sunday, February 24, 2013 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Valentine's Day Concert and Dessert

Recipient of the 2011 Leonardo DaVinci Award for Performing Arts, renowned singer Diva Montell will perform her “Be My Valentine Show” as a special Love Your Library month treat. Dessert and beverages will be served, so bring a date or your good friends and enjoy an evening of musical and tasty treats. Limited seating so please register early.

Event Date: 
Thursday, February 14, 2013 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

ESL Club

New English speakers are invited to join this conversation club to practice speaking English. Meet people from all over the world to share personal stories and discuss current events and other topics chosen by the group. For more information contact Darlene at 847-663-6433.

Event Date: 
Thursday, February 14, 2013 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm

Ebook and Ereader fair

Do you own an ereader or are you trying to decide which device is best for you? Drop by to try a variety of devices from Sony, Nook, Kindle, and iPad. Learn more about searching My Media Mall’s eBook collection. For individual help checking out eBooks or eaudiobooks, fill out and submit the eBook help form at and we will contact you to make an appointment.

Event Date: 
Wednesday, February 13, 2013 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

SCORE® Small Business Counseling (by appointment only)

Take advantage of private one-hour sessions of business coaching.
Counselers from the Chicago Chapter of SCORE® will be at the Library to advise small business owners and start-ups with planning, marketing or financial solutions.
The sessions are free but you must make an appointment. To set up your appointment online, visit the counseling page at If you have questions, call SCORE at 312-353-7724 or email
Held in the Library's Group Study Room on the second floor, sessions begin at 9:00 am, 10:00 am or 11:00 am.

Event Date: 
Wednesday, February 13, 2013 - 9:00am to 12:00pm