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How to Use Microsoft Word at the North Clinic
Monday, 10/14 from noon - 1pm
 

Located off-site at North Stickney Clinic, 6721 W. 40th St., Burbank. Microsoft Word is one of the most popular computer programs in the world, and a must have skill for many job seekers. With it you can type letters, create flyers, draft a resume, and much more. After you get down the basics, the possibilities are endless. Come learn how to get started with this powerful tool.

The North Stickney Clinic is located at 6721 W. 40th St. No appointment necessary.


 


Introduction to Transparent Language
Thursday, 10/17 at 6pm
 

Are you a Stickney-Forest View Library cardholder looking to learn a new language? Transparent Language provides online education courses in a variety of languages, including Spanish, Italian, Japanese, and more. And it is available to you free of charge as a Library member. To learn how to access everything Transparent Language has to offer, register for our Introduction to Transparent Language course today! 

 
Register here or call 708-749-1050.


 

Writers' Group[image - portrait of storyteller and writer Margaret Burk)
Saturday, 10/19 at 11am 

Stories connect us. Bring a piece of your writing to share, and get feedback. All types of writing welcomed and encouraged.

Questions? Email reppes@sfvpld.org or call 708-749-1050 x120.


SFVPLD's Writers' Group meets the third Saturday of the month.  
Check out our Writers' Corner page.




 

Medicare 101

Wednesday, 10/23 at 11am
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Medicare can be confusing. A licensed Medicare agent will be here to answer your questions about Medicare, such as:

  • What is Medicare and who is eligible to apply for it?
  • The distinctions of Medicare A, B, C, and D
  • Original Medicare vs. Medicare Advantage
  • Supplement plans vs. Medicare Advantage plans
  • Medicare D: prescription drugs explained.

Choose a date below to register or call 708-749-1050 x120.
              


10/23 at 11am

 

Neighborhood Tree Walk
Saturday, 10/26 at 2pm[image - photo of a side street with lovely trees all around]

Join Trinity Pierce, Stewardship Coordinator for the Chicago Region Trees Initiative based out of the Morton Arboretum, on a fall walk through Stickney. We'll explore different types of trees, learn basic tree identification tips, and discuss what steps you can take to help care for our urban forest. Resources on tree selection and care will be available as well. We'll walk for approximately 2 miles. Please dress for the elements. All are welcome!
 
Register here or call 708-749-1050.



 

43rd Street Book Club
Monday, 10/28 at 7pm 


Join us for a discussion of The Witch Elm by Tana French. While a victim of an attack tries to recover from his injuries, the police turn up shocking clues about the case.

Ask for a copy at the Circulation Desk (regular, Large Print, or Audiobook on CD, subject to availability).

Click here to see the list of books we will read next!


The Adult Reader's Book Club (usually) meets the last Monday of the month from 7 - 8pm.

Join the discussion online on our Adult Readers' Facebook page (click the image below!).

Questions? Call us at 708-749-1050 x120.


[book covers of past Club selections]




 

 

 


Computer Skills
Monday, 11/4 at 6pm
 
[image - illustration of a laptop computer]This class will be on basic computer skills, including email tips and tricks, Internet searching, and any questions you may have. Bring your laptop or use one of ours.
 
Register here or call 708-749-1050.




 

The Beatles in One Hour with Gary Wenstrup
Tuesday, 11/5 at 6pm
 

As a musical entity, The Beatles have not existed for close to 50 years, yet their story, their personalities and most importantly their music continues to influence our culture and our expectations of popular music. With the use of audio and visual content, we’ll trace the arc of the Beatles career from their development in Liverpool, through Beatlemania into their psychedelic phase and finally their dissolution. Participants will have an appreciation for the Beatles incredible productivity, their musical and lyrical maturity and their cultural impact. Questions and participation are encouraged!

 
Register here or call 708-749-1050.


 
Veterans Day Author Event:
Inspired Stories of Wartime Women
Monday, 11/11 at 6pm
 
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Two authors will present inspirational stories of women during wartime.  

USA: At canteens at train stations all across the country local women sacrificed their own food and ration stamps to provide a morale boost to hungry and homesick soldiers; 

Europe: Women resisters partook in espionage, risking their lives.  Presented by Barb Warner Dean, author of The Whistle Stop Canteen, and Kathryn J. Atwood, author of Women Heroes of World War II.

Register here or call 708-749-1050 x120




 

Excel for Beginners
Monday, 11/18 at 6:30pm


[image - Excel logo]Create basic spreadsheets, use common formulas and functions in Excel, and learn to sort and filter data. Bring your laptop or use one of ours. Register here or call 708-749-1050.




 

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