One Book: Estates & Wills

One Book: Estates & Wills

Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Learn tips for setting up an estate or will, and feel more prepared financially with presenter Jim Flanagan.  Jim Flanagan works with the Bentron Financial Group, an organization that works to "help people clarify the social, health and financial issues they need to understand as they age."

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Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Inside Out: Celebrating Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

Inside Out: Celebrating Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

Saturday, July 15, 2017 - 10:00am to 2:00pm

Join the Community Mental Health Board, NAMI Metro Suburban and the library in celebrating Minority
Mental Health Awareness Month. This free family event includes a screening of the movie Inside Out,
a post-movie kid's discussion, art projects, snacks, and lunch.

NAMI Metro-Suburban is an affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental

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Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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MTAM "Juneteenth" event

MTAM "Juneteenth" event

Sunday, June 18, 2017 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm

Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States.

From its Galveston, Texas origin in 1865, the observance of June 19 as the African American Emancipation Day has spread across the United States and beyond.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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Father's Day Reading Event

Father's Day Reading Event

Saturday, June 17, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Take part in a fun Westside Men's Network event celebrating fathers and their children with a "Real Men Read" storytime event featuring dads reading aloud to kids! Free and open to the public.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Midcentury Movie Star Screening: "Red River"

Midcentury Movie Star Screening: "Red River"

Monday, June 12, 2017 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm

Join local film historian and journalist Doug Deuchler for a six-week series of film screenings, "Midcentury Movie Star: Montgomery Clift in Hollywood," on Monday afternoons, June 12 through July 17. Montgomery Clift (1920-1966) was one of the finest actors to grace the silver screen in the 1940s and 1950s. Clift was known for playing moody, vulnerable outcasts.

"Red River" (1948) features Texas rancher John Wayne leading a cattle drive, but his tyrannical behavior causes a mutiny led by his adopted son (Clift). Directed by Howard Hawks. 127 minutes.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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Job Seminar: "Tips for Submitting Online Job Applications"

Job Seminar: "Tips for Submitting Online Job Applications"

Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Did you know that online applications are run through a tracking system used as a screening tool by employers? Learn what to watch out for and how to answer questions, as well as tips and techniques for optimizing your resume for an Applicant Tracking System. Presenter: David Preciado, Chicago Federation of Labor Workers Workforce and Community Initiative. Register now.

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Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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