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October 2017

Color On: Coloring For Adults – October 2017 – Huntley Area Public Library

October 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm CDT
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
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Come out and treat yourself to some relaxation time: color, listen to music, and socialize. We’ll supply coloring sheets and a limited number of colored pencils and markers. You are welcome to bring your own for more variety. For ages 16 and up. Registration is required and begins September 19.

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Medicare Basics- October 21, 2017 – Huntley Area Public Library

October 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm CDT
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
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Vicki Madigan, an Independent Insurance Broker will present a Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services approved program that covers basic Medicare topics and includes Medicare Part D information. Find out what the latest changes mean for you. Ages 18 and up. Registration is required and begins September 26.

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Pushing the Limits Science Cafe- October 22, 2017 – Huntley Area Public Library

October 22 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm CDT
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
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Pushing the Limits is a reading, viewing, and discussion program for adults in communities served by rural libraries, made possible by a grant from the National Science Foundation. We’ll talk about real people, real science, and the impact on our everyday lives. Each program includes short videos and recommended popular books. The recommended book for this month is Friday Night Lights: A Town, A Team, and A Dream by H.G.…

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Be Safe Online- October 28, 2017 – Huntley Area Public Library

October 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
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In this presentation style class, Michael Gershbein of technology training company, Very Smart People will provide practical tips on avoiding credit card and identity theft online by managing passwords, avoiding malware and viruses and showing online smarts. Ages 18 and up. Registration is required and begins September 26. 

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The Fray: Stitchery Club – October 2017 – Huntley Area Public Library

October 31 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm CDT
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
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Drop in and join the Fray. This stitchery club is for experienced and novice alike. Whether you knit, crochet, cross-stitch, or work another needle craft, come to learn and share. Bring your own supplies and projects. Experienced members have offered to share their craft with beginners. For ages 10 & up. Drop in, no registration or ticket required.

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November 2017

Understand the Cloud – November 1, 2017 – Huntley Area Public Library

November 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm CDT
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
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Learn about the cloud: what is it, how it works, and how you can use it. We’ll discuss the pros and cons of using the cloud and explore different forms cloud services can take. For ages 16 and up. Registration is required and begins September 26.

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Mollie’s War: Author Presentation and Book Signing, November 4 – Huntley Area Public Library

November 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am CDT
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
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Cynthia Schaeffer will look at WWII through the experiences of her mother, Molly Schaeffer, a WAC who sent hundreds of letters home. Cynthia will discuss the letters along with their historical context, her research, writing process, and search for a publisher. Books will be $20. Cash or check only. Ages 16 and older. Registration is required and begins September 26.

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NanoWriMo Write-in, November 6, 2017 – Huntley Area Public Library

November 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
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Jump into the challenge of 30 days, 50,000 words for the annual National Novel Writing Month. Bring your writing device and join us for word sprints, and learn more about the regional community of writers who help support and encourage you to reach your writing goals.  The local NaNoWriMo Municipal Liaison will have writing prompts, advice, and the official NaNoWriMo stickers for 2017.  For Teens and Adults, whatever you are…

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Cut The Cable – November 2017 – Huntley Area Public Library

November 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm CST
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
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Tired of paying for cable? Learn the basics on how streaming works, what equipment is required to stream and what kinds of devices and applications you can use to simulate the cable TV experience without paying the cable TV price tag. Ages 16 and up Registration is required and begins November 1

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Intermediate Excel ’16 – November 2017 – Huntley Area Public Library

November 10 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm CST
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
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$10.00

Topics include creating charts, formulas, and functions, spreadsheets, working with databases, and creating Excel templates. Prerequisites: basic computer and Excel skills required. For ages 18 and up. Registration is required and begins 10/2/17

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ISAC: College 101 – November 16, 2017 – Huntley Area Public Library

November 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
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Thinking about life after high school?  An ISAC representative will discuss different post-secondary school options including degrees, careers, types of colleges and how to research them, how to evaluate schools and majors, college visits, and more. Registration is required and begins September 25, 2017. For high school students and adults.

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55+:What You Need to Know about In-home Care – November 20, 2017 – Huntley Area Public Library

November 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am CST
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
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Rachel Jankowski,  Brightstar Care will provide information about what is and is not included as a part of in-home services, what questions you might ask of a service you considering hiring,  ways to pay for this service, if any medical or care issues preclude someone from receiving in-home services, and more. For ages 55 and up. Registration is required and begins October 16. 

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Color On: Coloring For Adults – November 2017 – Huntley Area Public Library

November 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm CST
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
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Free

Come out and treat yourself to some relaxation time: color, listen to music, and socialize. We’ll supply coloring sheets and a limited number of colored pencils and markers. You are welcome to bring your own for more variety. For ages 16 and up. Registration is required and begins September 19.

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The Fray: Stitchery Club – November 2017 – Huntley Area Public Library

November 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST
Huntley Area Public Library, 11000 Ruth Road
Huntley, IL 60142 United States
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Free

Drop in and join the Fray. This stitchery club is for experienced and novice alike. Whether you knit, crochet, cross-stitch, or work another needle craft, come to learn and share. Bring your own supplies and projects. Experienced members have offered to share their craft with beginners. For ages 10 & up. Drop in, no registration or ticket required.

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