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Medicare Made Easy

Open enrollment for Medicare for 2017 is in the fall of 2016, from October 15 to December 7. This is a good time to look at your health and prescription drug insurance and ensure that you have the best coverage with the most reasonable cost. Resource Specialist Kathy Gaeding from CJE SeniorLife, a certified Illinois Senior Health Insurance Program (SHIP) Counselor, will provide tips to help you make good choices, and guide you through the Medicare maze.

Event Date: 
Nov

Citizenship Class

3/14-5/9. Prepare for the citizenship examination with instruction in U.S. history and government. Register at first class on Mar. 14. Call Diana Allen, Oakton Community College, at 847-376-7683, with questions.
Classes on 3/14, 4/11 and 5/9 will be held in the Lower Level Meeting Room.

Event Date: 
May

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: 
May

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: 
May

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 5:00pm, 6:00pm or 7:00pm.

Event Date: 
May

Small Business: Facebook 101 : Beginner's Guide to Marketing

Many small business owners are already on Facebook talking to their friends and family. However, as entrepreneurs we can do so much more. Learn how using Facebook can benefit your business. Some of the best strategies and tools will be covered from setting up your profile to crafting a fan page as well as creating a Facebook ad. Presenter: Andy Nathan, Principal at Smart At The Start and SCORE Chicago volunteer.
Also: 5/19: Grow Your Small Business Through LinkedIn Networking and Marketing.

Event Date: 
May

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 9:00am, 10:00am or 11:00am.

Event Date: 
May

Job Counseling

First Wednesday of the month.
Meet with a career services volunteer to get help with your resume, your LinkedIn profile or to practice interviewing skills. To set up your 30-minute session, call 847-663-6603 or stop by the Reference Desk on the third floor.
Registration opens November 1.
Limited to Niles Library cardholders only.

Event Date: 
May

Citizenship Class

3/14-5/9. Prepare for the citizenship examination with instruction in U.S. history and government. Register at first class on Mar. 14. Call Diana Allen, Oakton Community College, at 847-376-7683, with questions.
Classes on 3/14, 4/11 and 5/9 will be held in the Lower Level Meeting Room.

Event Date: 
May

Take Stock in the Market

This event explores stock market basics. Learn ways that individuals can own stock, about types of stock, how to earn money by investing in stock, the basics of the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average, and how a stock order is executed. Presenter: Andrew Lazar, Edward Jones Financial Advisor.
Light breakfast provided by Edward Jones.

Event Date: 
Apr

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