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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, October 10, 2013 - 12:30pm to 2:30pm

Apps You'll Love

Adult learners call 847-663-6432 to request an appointment for a 50 minute session with the trainer. Computer beginners are welcome. Get help using the Internet, library catalog, databases, e-mail, saving/storing pictures and files.

Event Date: 
Wednesday, October 9, 2013 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

EReader and EBook 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: 
Saturday, November 16, 2013 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

SCORE Small Business Basics: Going into Business: Evaluate Yourself

In this workshop, SCORE mentor Mark Lieberman teaches you how to take the first step toward assessing your prospects and points you in the right direction in realizing your dream. Registration required.
Series includes:
Oct. 22: The Art of Selling Without Really Selling; Nov. 5: Business Plan Financials;
Nov. 19: Market Research Made Easy.

Event Date: 
Tuesday, October 8, 2013 - 7:00pm 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 If you have questions, call SCORE at 312-353-7724 or email
Held in the Library's Board Room on the third floor, sessions begin at 5:00pm, 6:00pm or 7:00pm.

Event Date: 
Tuesday, October 1, 2013 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm

Otello: Lyric Opera Lecture

Docents of the award winning Education Corps lecture on the composer and the performances while sharing recorded excerpts.Verdi’s music brilliantly captures the essence of Shakespeare’s tragedy, bringing new dimension to the story of Otello, the Moor of Venice, who’s worshipped for his prowess at war, beloved by his gentle wife Desdemona, and despised by his supposedly loyal ensign, Iago.

Event Date: 
Tuesday, September 24, 2013 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm