Thank You, Donors!

Reading togetherA big THANK YOU to all the donors to the Children's Department Summer Reading Program. Their contributions help us encourage kids and families to keep reading over the summer. You can see all the donors here and posted outside the Children's Department.

Gelatin Printing with Leaves from Nature

Gelatin printThursday, July 30, 6:00 p.m.

An easy and inexpensive way to make images for cards, decorations, or even works of art. Do you like plants and leaves? Try your hand at this fun method. Presented by Nancy Staszak, one of the talented local artists featured in the Woodridge Library Art Gallery this July.

Chromebooks 101

ChromebookSaturday, August 1, 10:00 a.m.

What's a Chromebook? How does it compare to a traditional laptop? We'll cover what you can and can't do with a Chromebook and explore popular apps and extensions that make a Chromebook an amazingly useful device. Bring your Chromebook if you have one!

Getting Started In Genealogy

Family TreeWednesday, August 5, 7:00 p.m.

Itching to explore your family history after you’ve seen those celebrity genealogy shows? Get off on the right foot with guidance on working backwards, talking with relatives, using the census, being a detective, and more. Presented by "Finding Your Chicago Ancestors" author Grace DuMelle.

Genealogy Research in the Computer Training Lab

Genealogy ResearchAugust 8, 10:00 – 11:30 am
Or August 11, 2 :00– 3:30 p.m.

Patrons interested in using Ancestry or HeritageQuest library databases for genealogy research are invited to reserve their seat in the computer training lab. Attendees will work independently on their own projects and a library staff member familiar with the databases will be available to assist.

$uper $avings with $ocial Media

Super Savings with Social MediaWednesday, August 12, 7:00 p.m.

Go beyond the ordinary uses of Facebook , Twitter and other social networking sites. Transform these mild-mannered sites into super-powered bargain heroes! Accounts on these sites are not needed to attend this demonstration.

Parking Lot Resurfacing Project

Parking LotThe Town Centre parking lot resurfacing project is complete. Thank you to the Village of Woodridge for their efforts in organizing the project. A big thanks as well to everyone for bearing with the changes.

Library Art Gallery: Nancy Staszak and Terry Niccoli

Nancy Staszak and Terry NiccoliJuly's Art Gallery features the pastels and oils of Terry Niccoli and the gelatin prints and collages of Nancy Staszak. Local artists who have each held successful Woodridge Gallery shows, Nancy and Terry have created a botanical inspired exhibit, "Garden Companions and Roadside Distractions."

Community members are invited to meet the artists and discuss their different but complimentary styles during a reception on Sunday, July 26 from 2 - 4 p.m. in the library's lobby.

Patrons can also register for Nancy Staszak's class Gelatin Printing with Leaves from Nature . The class will take place July 30 at 6 p.m. in the 2nd floor meeting room, and it will focus on an easy and inexpensive method of creating images that can be used for cards, decorations or even works of art.


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