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Awesome Australia

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Zoom
Age Group: Adult, Seniors
Program Type: Senior Socials, Virtual Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 79
Event Details:
G’day, mate! With his tapestry of original photographs and a deep well of stories, world traveler Brian Michalski illuminates ten months of backpacking and working in the Land Down Under. Virtually adventure to exotic destinations, such as the Outbac...

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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.

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: 5
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.

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: 12
Event Details:
Masks are strongly recommended for all attendees. The Helen Plum Library Book Club is back live and in person!  The House in the Cerulean Sea by TJ Klune Given a curious classified assignment to evaluate the potential risks posed by six ...
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: 11
Event Details:
Masks are strongly recommended for all attendees. The Helen Plum Library Book Club is back live and in person!  The House in the Cerulean Sea by TJ Klune Given a curious classified assignment to evaluate the potential risks posed by six ...
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:
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.

Introduction to PowerPoint

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Open
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. ...
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: 26
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 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: 27
Event Details:
Join us for the August meeting of our Virtual Book Club! This month's theme is Action/Adventure.* The Princess Bride by William Goldman A classic swashbuckling romance retells the tale of a drunken swordsman and a gentle giant who come to the ai...

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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.

Intermediate PowerPoint

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Technology Classes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
Learn how to add media, such as music and video clips, to your PowerPoint presentation, as well as easy methods for uploading a photo album. Registration required and open to Helen Plum Library cardholders. ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

The American Folk Song

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Performance
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:
Registration required. Masks are strongly recommended for all attendees. Singer/songwriter Mark Dvorak from the Old Town School of Folk Music brings American folk songs to life. This performance will feature music and the oral history of Amer...
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 September meeting of our Virtual Library Lounge!  Tales From the Hinterland by Melissa Albert Journey into the beautiful but brutal world of the Hinterland with this gorgeously illustrated collection of twelve sinister fairy...

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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
Open
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.

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: 15
Event Details:
Modern Love: True Stories of Love, Loss, and Redemption edited by Daniel Jones The most popular, provocative, and unforgettable essays from the past fifteen years of The New York Times “Modern Love” column. These tales capture the ebb and flow of r...
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.

Helen Plum Library Book Club

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Adult Quiet Reading Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
Please note: This meeting will be held in the Adult Quiet Reading Room on the second floor. Modern Love: True Stories of Love, Loss, and Redemption edited by Daniel Jones The most popular, provocative, and unforgettable essays from the past fift...
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.
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Zoom
Age Group: Adult, Seniors
Program Type: Senior Socials, Virtual Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 98
Event Details:
Art historian Jeff Mishur discusses the famed terracotta sculptures found in the tomb complex of China’s first emperor. This program unveils the process used to create them, details about specific figures, and information about other ancient Chinese ...

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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.

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.

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 September meeting of our Virtual Book Club! This month's theme is Literary Fiction.* Bel Canto by Ann Patchett In South America, a lavish birthday party is being held in honor of a powerful Japanese businessman. It is a perfect e...

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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: 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. ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Diana: The Reluctant Princess

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Performance
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 40
Event Details:
Iconic and charismatic, Princess Diana was an unforgettable personality. Join master storyteller Megan Wells as she brings “the people’s princess” to life. This warm, honest portrayal is a trip to Buckingham Palace you will not soon forget. ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Intermediate PowerPoint

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 how to add media, such as music and video clips, to your PowerPoint presentation, as well as easy methods for uploading a photo album. Registration required and open to Helen Plum Library cardholders. ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Details:
Registration required.  The Midwest is blessed with a series of top-notch repositories, museums, and archives.  Tina Beaird will highlight the types of materials available and the best places to research your Midwest ancestors, including...
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 October meeting of our Virtual Library Lounge!  What I Talk About When I Talk About Running by Haruki Murakami In a revealing memoir, the award-winning Japanese writer recalls his four-month preparation for the 2005 New York...

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Zoom Attendance

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