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Adult Program - All

Niles Public Library Blood Drive

Blood donors of all types are needed every day…to assist critically ill patients, accident victims, people needing surgery and those patients suffering chronic diseases such as cancer and leukemia. Blood donors must be at least 16 years old, weigh 110 lbs, and be in general good health. Please make sure to have breakfast or lunch prior to donating and bring identification with you. Only 40 minutes of your time can help save up to 3 lives. All donors will find out what their blood type is, receive a free cholesterol screening, blood pressure reading and iron level screening.

Event Date: 
Saturday, October 11, 2014 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

"Kanal"

In observance of the 70th anniversary of the heroic 63-day Warsaw Uprising during World War II, the library screens the 1957 award-winning Polish film, directed by Andrzej Wajda and shown with English subtitles. Niles high school teacher Tom Rajewski Herman introduces the film and leads the post-film discussion.

Event Date: 
Sunday, September 7, 2014 - 2:00pm to 4:15pm

Niles Songwriters Group

Local songwriters meet to discuss their craft and share their music. Acoustic instruments are welcome. This meeting also includes viewing a 30-minute episode from "Songwriter: Season One" featuring solo artist, songwriters and bands exploring the creative process.

Event Date: 
Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

CJE SeniorLife Resource Counseling

Do you have questions about retirement and health insurance options? Are you facing a life changing decision, or concerned about long-term supports?
Take advantage of a private session with a Resource Specialist from CJE SeniorLife, trained to counsel adults age 60 and over, their families and caregivers.
Counseling includes topics such as the selection of appropriate retirement benefits, picking the right health insurance and Medicare programs, determining housing needs, identifying supportive resources, and much more.

Event Date: 
Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm

The Adoption Process: A to Z

Attorney Sally Wildman explains the fundamentals of adopting a child and the legal steps of this process. Includes resources for choosing an agency and locating community and professional support. Focuses on different types of adoption, initiating a search for an available child, new steps in legal proceedings, and the trend to openness. Registration required.

Event Date: 
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 6:30pm 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 www.scorechicago.org/. If you have questions, call SCORE at 312-353-7724 or email info@scorechicago.org.
Sessions begin at 5:00 pm, 6:00 pm, and 7:00 pm.

Event Date: 
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm

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 www.scorechicago.org/. If you have questions, call SCORE at 312-353-7724 or email info@scorechicago.org.
Sessions begin at 5:00 pm, 6:00 pm, and 7:00 pm.

Event Date: 
Tuesday, August 5, 2014 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm

Adult Computer Beginner Boot Camp

This 4 week training session meets Thursday evenings in September and one evening in October. Learn to use the mouse, keyboard, search the internet, and begin using email. Registering for the Sept 11 session reserves your seat for all 4 Tuesdays. There is no individual session registration.

Event Date: 
Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

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