Heartland Blood Drive

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm

Heartland Blood Centers is the sole provider of blood products to Rush Oak Park Hospital, Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and more than 40 other hospitals in the Chicago metro area.

Potential donors must provide a photo ID, be at least 16 years old, and weigh at least 110 pounds to donate blood. All blood donors will receive a Target gift card for their life-saving blood donation.

To schedule your appointment, visit www.heartlandbc.org or contact Debby Preiser at 708.697.6915.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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5th Annual Pie-Off!

Saturday, November 7, 2015 - 1:00pm to 3:30pm

Get a head start on your holiday goodies at this year's Pie-Off! baking contest.

This event is open to bakers of all skill levels. Bakers and their pies should arrive at 1 pm for check-in. Doors will open to the general public at 2:30 pm. Judges will rate each pie based on taste, appearance, and creativity.

Register beginning October 7.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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Genealogy Meet-Up Lecture

Friday, September 25, 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

This monthly group is an opportunity for genealogy enthusiasts to meet up, discuss tips and helpful hints, and hear from experts in the field.

Guest lecturer Thomas MacEntee will present "Building Your Research Toolbox."

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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Book Buzz

Tuesday, September 22, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Attention, book lovers! Want to learn about future best-sellers before they become best-sellers? How about a chance to read books before they are published? Our library is hosting a Penguin Random House representative who will buzz about forthcoming books and give readers the inside scoop on Spring 2016 titles. Excerpt samplers, book catalogs, and tote bags will be available for attendees.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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Practice PSAT Test

Saturday, August 29, 2015 - 9:00am to 1:00pm

The PSAT is changing! High school students can learn what to expect by signing up for this free, fully proctored, full-length practice PSAT test sponsored by Kaplan Test Prep. Students will receive a comprehensive analysis of their performance on the test, detailing individual strengths and weaknesses.

The PSAT/NMSQT is the official route of entry to the National Merit Scholarship Program.

Space is limited, so registration is required. Registration begins Saturday, July 25.

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

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
Event Type: 
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