Author Mary Alice Monroe: "The Summer's End"

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Join former River Forest author Mary Alice Monroe for a reading and signing of her newest book in the bestselling Lowcountry Summer Trilogy titled "The Summer's End." Set in the seaside town of Sullivan's Island, South Carolina, summer is ending and Mamaw's beloved family estate, Sea Breeze, must be sold. Each book in the trilogy focuses on one of the three estranged half-sisters spending a final summer at their grandmother's home. A wild dolphin they name Delphine served as the trilogy's keystone and all their lives are changed by this creature.

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Free Music Event: Grupo Cha Cha

Sunday, April 26, 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

This dynamic Chicago Latin Jazz group promises to take you on a thrilling journey of lively Salsa, Merengue, Cha Cha Cha, Samba, Rumba and Latin Jazz beats. The band's focus for this concert will be music by women composers of Latin Music performed by Latin women musicians. Hear music from top feamile composers including Elaine Elias, Andrea Brachfeld and Rebecca Mauleon, along with Chicago's very own, Mujeres Unidas! Grupo Cha Cha are known as the "Sly and Family Stone" of Latin bands because of their gender and ethnic diversity. This free music program is a collaboration by

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Second Floor - Veterans Room
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Teen Open Mic Night

Friday, May 8, 2015 - 6:45pm to 8:45pm

You're so talented, you deserve an audience. Bring your poems, songs, stand-up comedy, or just yourself. Come out and show us what you can do! Or sit back and prepare to be amazed.

Please enter by 7:30 pm, as doors will close.

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Second Floor - Veterans Room
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Teen Open Mic Night

Friday, April 17, 2015 - 6:45pm to 8:45pm

You're so talented, you deserve an audience. Bring your poems, songs, stand-up comedy, or just yourself. Come out and show us what you can do! Or sit back and prepare to be amazed.

Please enter by 7:30 pm, as doors will close.

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Second Floor - Veterans Room

Practice SAT Test

Saturday, April 11, 2015 - 9:00am to 1:00pm

High school students can sign up for this free, fully proctored, full-length practice SAT test sponsored by Kaplan Test Prep. Students will learn what to expect in a test-like environment and receive a comprehensive analysis of their performance on the test, detailing individual strengths and weaknesses.

Space is limited, so registration is required. Registration begins Saturday, March 14.

Students should bring two No. 2 pencils and a calculator.

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Second Floor - Veterans Room
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Seminar: Preparing for a Job Interview

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Learn the importance of first impressions, and how to present yourself to potential employers. We will review tips and techniques to help you prepare for job interviews. Presenter: Presenter: David Preciado, Chicago Federation of Labor Workers Assistance Committee. Learn more about all our services for job seekers.

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Seminar: Tips for Submitting Online Job Applications

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Did you know that online job applications are used as a screening tool for employers? Learn what to watch out for, how to answer questions, and techniques for completing online applications. Presenter: Eileen Vesey, Chicago Federation of Labor Workers Assistance Committee. Learn more about all our services for job seekers.

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