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Upcoming Events

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Virtual Book Club

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Zoom
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Book Clubs, Virtual Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 26
Event Details:
Join us for the May meeting of our Virtual Book Club! This month's theme is Short Stories.* Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage: Stories  by Alice Munro A collection of short stories that explore the complexities of hum...

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Zoom Attendance

We reserve the right to remove or mute any attendee at our discretion.

This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Small Conference Room
Age Group: Adult, Seniors
Program Type: Other
Event Details:
Help with Medicare or Medicare supplements is available in person! Get free one-on-one Medicare counseling with a Senior Health Insurance Program (SHIP) counselor provided by the Illinois Department on Aging and the Illinois Department of F...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Virtual Library Lounge

7:30pm - 8:30pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Zoom
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Book Clubs, Virtual Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Details:
Join us for the June meeting of our Virtual Library Lounge!  Tales From the Cafe by Toshikazu Kawaguchi From the author of Before the Coffee Gets Cold comes the second volume which follows four new patrons who take advantage of Café Fu...

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Zoom Attendance

We reserve the right to remove or mute any attendee at our discretion.

This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Adult Services
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Other
Event Details:
Drop-in.  Are you considering going back to school or finishing your degree? Or maybe you’d like to challenge yourself and keep your brain active with lifelong learning? A College of DuPage adult admissions representative will be available in...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Introduction to Google Drive

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Technology Classes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:
Explore beyond your Gmail inbox and discover the power of Drive! We highly recommend creating a Gmail account prior to attending this program. Registration required and open to Helen Plum Library cardholders. ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Introduction to Google Docs

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Technology Classes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:
Expand your knowledge of Google Drive by learning to navigate Google Docs. Learn how to create, save, download, share and set permissions, and upload documents in your Google Drive.  We highly recommend creating a Gmail account prior to atten...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Helen Plum Library Book Club

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Details:
Masks are strongly recommended for all attendees. The Helen Plum Library Book Club is back live and in person!  Bullet Train by Kotaro Isaka Lady Bird, an unlucky assassin, is tasked with grabbing a suitcase off of a bullet train fr...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Helen Plum Library Book Club

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Details:
Masks are strongly recommended for all attendees. The Helen Plum Library Book Club is back live and in person!  Bullet Train by Kotaro Isaka Lady Bird, an unlucky assassin, is tasked with grabbing a suitcase off of a bullet train fr...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Introduction to Google Sheets

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Technology Classes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:
Expand your knowledge of Google Drive and Excel by learning to navigate Google Sheets. Learn how to create, save, download, share and set permissions, and upload spreadsheets in your Google Drive.  We highly recommend creating a Gmail ac...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Zoom
Age Group: Adult, Seniors
Program Type: Senior Socials, Virtual Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 85
Event Details:
Please note 2pm start time. Fred and Ginger, Bogie and Bacall, Laurel and Hardy: Some of Hollywood’s most famous pairs to share the screen! Join Bob and Cora Burton as they relive the most memorable scenes featuring these and other Hollywood dream...

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Zoom Webinar

As an attendee at this webinar, you will be in ‘view and listen only’ mode, so you will not be seen or heard. The presenter will have video and audio, and there will be a chat function where attendees can type questions or comments.

We reserve the right to remove or mute any attendee at our discretion.

This event is in the "Adult" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Technology Classes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:
Expand your knowledge of Google Drive and PowerPoint by learning to navigate Google Slides. You’ll learn how to create, save, download, share and set permissions, and upload presentations in your Google Drive.  We highly recommend c...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Zoom
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Virtual Program, Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 65
Event Details:
In 1969, the Stonewall Riots changed the landscape for LGBTQ+ Americans. Join Michael Duggan and Dana Thompson from the College of DuPage as they explore the key figures of the Stonewall Riots and how their bold actions ushered in a new spirit of res...

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Zoom Webinar

As an attendee at this webinar, you will be in ‘view and listen only’ mode, so you will not be seen or heard. The presenter will have video and audio, and there will be a chat function where attendees can type questions or comments.

We reserve the right to remove or mute any attendee at our discretion.

This event is in the "Adult" group.

Virtual Book Club

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Zoom
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Book Clubs, Virtual Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Details:
Join us for the June meeting of our Virtual Book Club! This month's theme is LGBTQ Fiction.* The Price of Salt by Patricia Highsmith Trapped in a dead-end day job in a department store, stage designer Therese finds her life forever changed when ...

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Zoom Attendance

We reserve the right to remove or mute any attendee at our discretion.

This event is in the "Adult" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Technology Classes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:
Add fun effects to your photos and correct redeye with this Adobe photo editing software. Registration required and open to Helen Plum Library cardholders. ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Musical Memories

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Performance
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 27
Event Details:
Registration required. Masks are strongly recommended for all attendees. Local musician, entertainer, and music historian Steve Justman is back! Take a musical journey through time and enjoy well-known pop, folk, country, and early rock tunes...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Technology Classes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
Improve your photo editing skills with Adobe Elements! Registration required and open to Helen Plum Library cardholders. ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Genealogy Club

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adult
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 29
Event Details:
Registration required. Masks are strongly recommended for all attendees. Our genealogy roundtable discussion is back live and in person! You’re invited to share your research findings, hear success stories from other members, and seek so...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Virtual Library Lounge

7:30pm - 8:30pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Zoom
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Book Clubs, Virtual Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Details:
Join us for the July meeting of our Virtual Library Lounge!  The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller A retelling of the legend of Achilles following Patroclus and the golden son of King Peleus as they lay siege to Troy after Helen of Sparta...

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Zoom Attendance

We reserve the right to remove or mute any attendee at our discretion.

This event is in the "Adult" group.

Excel Basics

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Technology Classes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:
Learn terminology, placement of tabs and key commands, how to create spreadsheets using templates, and how to turn data into charts with Excel 2013. Registration required and open to Helen Plum Library cardholders. ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Intermediate Excel

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Technology Classes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
Learn the ins and outs of creating pivot tables, sorting files, and filtering Excel spreadsheets. Registration required and open to Helen Plum Library cardholders. ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Small Conference Room
Age Group: Adult, Seniors
Program Type: Other
Event Details:
Help with Medicare or Medicare supplements is available in person! Get free one-on-one Medicare counseling with a Senior Health Insurance Program (SHIP) counselor provided by the Illinois Department on Aging and the Illinois Department of F...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Advanced Excel

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Technology Classes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
Practice your learned skills and take them to the next level with absolute references, advanced formulas, and macros! Registration required and open to Helen Plum Library cardholders. ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Zoom
Age Group: Adult, Seniors
Program Type: Senior Socials, Virtual Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 95
Event Details:
Join film historian Dr. Annette Bochenek for a multimedia presentation about the influence of George and Ira Gershwin in classic films, some of their most popular songs represented in film, and their legacies today. All you'll ...

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Zoom Webinar

As an attendee at this webinar, you will be in ‘view and listen only’ mode, so you will not be seen or heard. The presenter will have video and audio, and there will be a chat function where attendees can type questions or comments.

We reserve the right to remove or mute any attendee at our discretion.

This event is in the "Adult" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Technology Classes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
Discover the basics for constructing a PowerPoint presentation by using themes and creating fun transitions for slides. Registration required and open to Helen Plum Library cardholders. ...