Events

Week of March 31 2013

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10:30am12:30pm

Self taught Spanish reading and writing computer program for native Spanish speakers. Limited to 8 people. To register contact Carmen Patlan, 847-623-2041 x 262. Classes funded by Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity.

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Self taught Spanish reading and writing computer program for native Spanish speakers. Limited to 8 people. To register contact Carmen Patlan, 847-623-2041 x 262. Classes funded by Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity.

This computer class is for individuals who want to learn basic computer skills in English. The class runs for four consecutive weeks
April 1, 8, 15, & 22 from 10:30 to 12:30 PM and is held in the Computer Learning Center on the library’s main floor. Classes funded by Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity.

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This computer class is for individuals who want to learn basic computer skills in English. The class runs for four consecutive weeks
April 1, 8, 15, & 22 from 10:30 to 12:30 PM and is held in the Computer Learning Center on the library’s main floor. Classes funded by Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity.

10:45am11:15am

Program: ELC Program

Stop by with your preschooler for stories, songs and crafts.

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Program: ELC Program

Stop by with your preschooler for stories, songs and crafts.

10:10am10:30am

Program: ELC Program

Toddlers love to move, so we’ve designed a lively storytime just for them! Join us for stories, fingerplays, songs and rhythm activities.

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Program: ELC Program

Toddlers love to move, so we’ve designed a lively storytime just for them! Join us for stories, fingerplays, songs and rhythm activities.

10:10am10:30am

Program: ELC Program

Toddlers love to move, so we’ve designed a lively storytime just for them! Join us for stories, fingerplays, songs and rhythm activities.

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Program: ELC Program

Toddlers love to move, so we’ve designed a lively storytime just for them! Join us for stories, fingerplays, songs and rhythm activities.

This class is for individuals who have completed beginning computer skills in English. The class runs for four consecutive weeks April 2, 9, 16, & 23 from 10:30 to 12:30 PM and is held in the Computer Learning Center on the library’s main floor. Classes funded by Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity.

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This class is for individuals who have completed beginning computer skills in English. The class runs for four consecutive weeks April 2, 9, 16, & 23 from 10:30 to 12:30 PM and is held in the Computer Learning Center on the library’s main floor. Classes funded by Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity.

10:45am11:15am

Program: ELC Program

Stop by with your preschooler for stories, songs and crafts.

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Program: ELC Program

Stop by with your preschooler for stories, songs and crafts.

10:45am11:15am

Program: ELC Program

Stop by with your preschooler for stories, songs and crafts.

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Program: ELC Program

Stop by with your preschooler for stories, songs and crafts.

10:30am12:30pm

Every Wednesday, excluding the fourth Wednesday of the month, open lab hours are available for those who wish to learn computer skills in an informal setting, those who wish to review recently attained computer skills, those who just want to brush up on computer skills, or those anywhere in between. All are welcome, registration is kindly requested, and walk-ins are welcome. Open lab hours funded by Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity.

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Every Wednesday, excluding the fourth Wednesday of the month, open lab hours are available for those who wish to learn computer skills in an informal setting, those who wish to review recently attained computer skills, those who just want to brush up on computer skills, or those anywhere in between. All are welcome, registration is kindly requested, and walk-ins are welcome. Open lab hours funded by Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity.

10:45am11:15am

Program: ELC Program

Stop by with your preschooler for stories, songs and crafts.

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Program: ELC Program

Stop by with your preschooler for stories, songs and crafts.

10:45am11:15am

Program: ELC Program

Stop by with your preschooler for stories, songs and crafts.

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Program: ELC Program

Stop by with your preschooler for stories, songs and crafts.

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Open to adults looking for help with reading, writing, math and beginning computer skills. Trained tutors are available to work with you. Please drop-in! There is no registration required (no cost).

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Open to adults looking for help with reading, writing, math and beginning computer skills. Trained tutors are available to work with you. Please drop-in! There is no registration required (no cost).

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Open to adults looking for help with reading, writing, math and beginning computer skills. Trained tutors are available to work with you. Please drop-in! There is no registration required (no cost).

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Open to adults looking for help with reading, writing, math and beginning computer skills. Trained tutors are available to work with you. Please drop-in! There is no registration required (no cost).

10:00am4:00pm

The Waukegan Local Food Project Meeting will bring together various stakeholders from Waukegan who are working on local food initiatives. They will broadly discuss the community’s food system and the challenges and opportunities present; share project models (each organization will provide a brief presentation about their specific project); and do a community gardening best practices panel discussion.

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The Waukegan Local Food Project Meeting will bring together various stakeholders from Waukegan who are working on local food initiatives. They will broadly discuss the community’s food system and the challenges and opportunities present; share project models (each organization will provide a brief presentation about their specific project); and do a community gardening best practices panel discussion.

10:10am10:30am

Program: ELC Program

Help your infant (6 to 23 months) develop new learning skills and sensory awareness by exploring books, singing songs and trying fun new activities together.

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Program: ELC Program

Help your infant (6 to 23 months) develop new learning skills and sensory awareness by exploring books, singing songs and trying fun new activities together.

10:10am10:30am

Program: ELC Program

Help your infant (6 to 23 months) develop new learning skills and sensory awareness by exploring books, singing songs and trying fun new activities together.

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Program: ELC Program

Help your infant (6 to 23 months) develop new learning skills and sensory awareness by exploring books, singing songs and trying fun new activities together.

10:45am11:15am

Program: ELC Program

Stop by with your preschooler for stories, songs and crafts.

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Program: ELC Program

Stop by with your preschooler for stories, songs and crafts.

10:45am11:15am

Program: ELC Program

Stop by with your preschooler for stories, songs and crafts.

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Program: ELC Program

Stop by with your preschooler for stories, songs and crafts.

 
 
11:00 am
 
 
 

Are you thinking about purchasing an eReader, or own one but aren’t sure how to use it? Bring your lunch to the library on Wednesday, April 3 for a free workshop on the Kindle Fire. Learn how to set up your Fire, download books, apps and music, and get free eBooks from the library.

Just bring your lunch, your library card, and your Kindle Fire if you have one. The library will provide the expertise — and the dessert!

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Are you thinking about purchasing an eReader, or own one but aren’t sure how to use it? Bring your lunch to the library on Wednesday, April 3 for a free workshop on the Kindle Fire. Learn how to set up your Fire, download books, apps and music, and get free eBooks from the library.

Just bring your lunch, your library card, and your Kindle Fire if you have one. The library will provide the expertise — and the dessert!

 
 
 
12:00 pm
 

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This Families Learning Together class is taught by a College of Lake County instructor for adults interested in learning English. Your children (ages 0-6 years) learn through stories, music and activities, and they meet in the classroom next door. To register for the class, please call 847-543-2591 (habla espanol).

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This Families Learning Together class is taught by a College of Lake County instructor for adults interested in learning English. Your children (ages 0-6 years) learn through stories, music and activities, and they meet in the classroom next door. To register for the class, please call 847-543-2591 (habla espanol).

Room:

This Families Learning Together class is taught by a College of Lake County instructor for adults interested in learning English. Your children (ages 0-6 years) learn through stories, music and activities, and they meet in the classroom next door. To register for the class, please call 847-543-2591 (habla espanol).

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This Families Learning Together class is taught by a College of Lake County instructor for adults interested in learning English. Your children (ages 0-6 years) learn through stories, music and activities, and they meet in the classroom next door. To register for the class, please call 847-543-2591 (habla espanol).

Room:

This Families Learning Together class is taught by a College of Lake County instructor for adults interested in improving basic reading, writing or math skills. Your children (ages 0-6 years) learn through stories, music and activities, and they meet in the classroom next door. To register for the class, please call 847-623-2041 ext 223.

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This Families Learning Together class is taught by a College of Lake County instructor for adults interested in improving basic reading, writing or math skills. Your children (ages 0-6 years) learn through stories, music and activities, and they meet in the classroom next door. To register for the class, please call 847-623-2041 ext 223.

Room:

This Families Learning Together class is taught by a College of Lake County instructor for adults interested in improving basic reading, writing or math skills. Your children (ages 0-6 years) learn through stories, music and activities, and they meet in the classroom next door. To register for the class, please call 847-623-2041 ext 223.

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Room:

This Families Learning Together class is taught by a College of Lake County instructor for adults interested in improving basic reading, writing or math skills. Your children (ages 0-6 years) learn through stories, music and activities, and they meet in the classroom next door. To register for the class, please call 847-623-2041 ext 223.

Room:

This Families Learning Together class is taught by a College of Lake County instructor for adults interested in learning English. Your children (ages 0-6 years) learn through stories, music and activities, and they meet in the classroom next door. To register for the class, please call 847-543-2591 (habla espanol).

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Room:

This Families Learning Together class is taught by a College of Lake County instructor for adults interested in learning English. Your children (ages 0-6 years) learn through stories, music and activities, and they meet in the classroom next door. To register for the class, please call 847-543-2591 (habla espanol).

Room:

This Families Learning Together class is taught by a College of Lake County instructor for adults interested in learning English. Your children (ages 0-6 years) learn through stories, music and activities, and they meet in the classroom next door. To register for the class, please call 847-543-2591 (habla espanol).

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Room:

This Families Learning Together class is taught by a College of Lake County instructor for adults interested in learning English. Your children (ages 0-6 years) learn through stories, music and activities, and they meet in the classroom next door. To register for the class, please call 847-543-2591 (habla espanol).

Room:

This Families Learning Together class is taught by a College of Lake County instructor for adults interested in improving basic reading, writing or math skills. Your children (ages 0-6 years) learn through stories, music and activities, and they meet in the classroom next door. To register for the class, please call 847-623-2041 ext 223.

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Room:

This Families Learning Together class is taught by a College of Lake County instructor for adults interested in improving basic reading, writing or math skills. Your children (ages 0-6 years) learn through stories, music and activities, and they meet in the classroom next door. To register for the class, please call 847-623-2041 ext 223.

Room:

This Families Learning Together class is taught by a College of Lake County instructor for adults interested in improving basic reading, writing or math skills. Your children (ages 0-6 years) learn through stories, music and activities, and they meet in the classroom next door. To register for the class, please call 847-623-2041 ext 223.

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Room:

This Families Learning Together class is taught by a College of Lake County instructor for adults interested in improving basic reading, writing or math skills. Your children (ages 0-6 years) learn through stories, music and activities, and they meet in the classroom next door. To register for the class, please call 847-623-2041 ext 223.

Room:

This Families Learning Together class is taught by a College of Lake County instructor for adults interested in learning English. Your children (ages 0-6 years) learn through stories, music and activities, and they meet in the classroom next door. To register for the class, please call 847-543-2591 (habla espanol).

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Room:

This Families Learning Together class is taught by a College of Lake County instructor for adults interested in learning English. Your children (ages 0-6 years) learn through stories, music and activities, and they meet in the classroom next door. To register for the class, please call 847-543-2591 (habla espanol).

Room:

This Families Learning Together class is taught by a College of Lake County instructor for adults interested in learning English. Your children (ages 0-6 years) learn through stories, music and activities, and they meet in the classroom next door. To register for the class, please call 847-543-2591 (habla espanol).

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Room:

This Families Learning Together class is taught by a College of Lake County instructor for adults interested in learning English. Your children (ages 0-6 years) learn through stories, music and activities, and they meet in the classroom next door. To register for the class, please call 847-543-2591 (habla espanol).

 
1:00 pm
1:30pm3:30pm

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Homework help for students grade 1st - 12th. Library volunteers help students in all subjects. Participating students also enroll in “A is for Awesome” prize incentive program. Questions call 847-623-2041 x234.

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Homework help for students grade 1st - 12th. Library volunteers help students in all subjects. Participating students also enroll in “A is for Awesome” prize incentive program. Questions call 847-623-2041 x234.

16 week Adult Literacy Class provided by the College of Lake County

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16 week Adult Literacy Class provided by the College of Lake County

 
 
 
 

Did you know 76 percent of Waukegan children enter kindergarten without any knowledge of books, and 53 percent cannot write their name? Make sure your young learner has the tools she or he needs to succeed in school!

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Did you know 76 percent of Waukegan children enter kindergarten without any knowledge of books, and 53 percent cannot write their name? Make sure your young learner has the tools she or he needs to succeed in school!

2:00 pm
 
 
 
 
 
 

This class is for individuals who have successfully completed the BEGINNING and INTERMEDIATE computer classes in Spanish. The class runs for four consecutive weeks April 6, 13, 20, & 27 from 2:00 to 4:00 PM and is held in the Computer Learning Center on the library’s main floor. Classes funded by Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity.

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This class is for individuals who have successfully completed the BEGINNING and INTERMEDIATE computer classes in Spanish. The class runs for four consecutive weeks April 6, 13, 20, & 27 from 2:00 to 4:00 PM and is held in the Computer Learning Center on the library’s main floor. Classes funded by Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity.

Children ages 8 to 14 are invited to sign up for computer classes to learn basic computer skills which include word processing, spreadsheets, and video uploading. Classes are in session for four consecutive Saturdays, April 6, 13, 20, & 27 from 2-4 pm. For more information contact David Villalobos at 847-623-2041 x 234. Classes funded by Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity.

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Children ages 8 to 14 are invited to sign up for computer classes to learn basic computer skills which include word processing, spreadsheets, and video uploading. Classes are in session for four consecutive Saturdays, April 6, 13, 20, & 27 from 2-4 pm. For more information contact David Villalobos at 847-623-2041 x 234. Classes funded by Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity.

3:00 pm
 
 
 
 

Program: ELC Program

Homeschooled kids will channel their right-brain skills with creative stories and art projects that vary weekly based on a theme. For all ages.

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Program: ELC Program

Homeschooled kids will channel their right-brain skills with creative stories and art projects that vary weekly based on a theme. For all ages.

3:00pm3:30pm

Program: ELC Program

Homeschooled kids will channel their right-brain skills with creative stories and art projects that vary weekly based on a theme. For all ages.

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Program: ELC Program

Homeschooled kids will channel their right-brain skills with creative stories and art projects that vary weekly based on a theme. For all ages.

 
3:30pm4:00pm

Program: ELC Program

Stop by with your preschooler for stories, songs and crafts.

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Program: ELC Program

Stop by with your preschooler for stories, songs and crafts.

3:30pm4:00pm

Program: ELC Program

Stop by with your preschooler for stories, songs and crafts.

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Program: ELC Program

Stop by with your preschooler for stories, songs and crafts.

4:00 pm
 
 
 
 
4:30pm5:45pm

A place to hang out with friends,meet people from other schools and play videogames and boardgames. For 6th, 7th and 8th graders.

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A place to hang out with friends,meet people from other schools and play videogames and boardgames. For 6th, 7th and 8th graders.

4:30pm5:45pm

A place to hang out with friends,meet people from other schools and play videogames and boardgames. For 6th, 7th and 8th graders.

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A place to hang out with friends,meet people from other schools and play videogames and boardgames. For 6th, 7th and 8th graders.

4:30pm5:45pm

A place to hang out with friends,meet people from other schools and play videogames and boardgames. For 6th, 7th and 8th graders.

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A place to hang out with friends,meet people from other schools and play videogames and boardgames. For 6th, 7th and 8th graders.

 
 
5:00 pm
 
5:30pm7:30pm

Self taught Spanish reading and writing computer program for native Spanish speakers. Limited to 8 people. To register contact Carmen Patlan, 847-623-2041 x 262. Classes funded by Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity.

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Self taught Spanish reading and writing computer program for native Spanish speakers. Limited to 8 people. To register contact Carmen Patlan, 847-623-2041 x 262. Classes funded by Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity.

5:30pm7:30pm

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Homework help for students grade 1st - 12th. Library volunteers help students in all subjects. Participating students also enroll in “A is for Awesome” prize incentive program. Questions call 847-623-2041 x234.

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Homework help for students grade 1st - 12th. Library volunteers help students in all subjects. Participating students also enroll in “A is for Awesome” prize incentive program. Questions call 847-623-2041 x234.

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Walk-ins are welcome. Practice for the naturalization interview.

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Walk-ins are welcome. Practice for the naturalization interview.

5:30pm7:30pm

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Homework help for students grade 1st - 12th. Library volunteers help students in all subjects. Participating students also enroll in “A is for Awesome” prize incentive program. Questions call 847-623-2041 x234.

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Room:

Homework help for students grade 1st - 12th. Library volunteers help students in all subjects. Participating students also enroll in “A is for Awesome” prize incentive program. Questions call 847-623-2041 x234.

This class is for individuals who have completed beginning computer skills in Spanish. The class runs for four consecutive weeks April 2, 9, 16, & 23 from 5:30 to 7:30 PM and is held in the Computer Learning Center on the library’s main floor. Classes funded by Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity.

More Info

This class is for individuals who have completed beginning computer skills in Spanish. The class runs for four consecutive weeks April 2, 9, 16, & 23 from 5:30 to 7:30 PM and is held in the Computer Learning Center on the library’s main floor. Classes funded by Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity.

5:30pm7:30pm

Room:

Homework help for students grade 1st - 12th. Library volunteers help students in all subjects. Participating students also enroll in “A is for Awesome” prize incentive program. Questions call 847-623-2041 x234.

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Room:

Homework help for students grade 1st - 12th. Library volunteers help students in all subjects. Participating students also enroll in “A is for Awesome” prize incentive program. Questions call 847-623-2041 x234.

5:30pm7:30pm

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This innovative program will provide practical training to immigrants about office environments, thereby broadening their number of future job opportunities and potentially increasing their future earnings.

The SKILL Program is a ten week program, set to run in the second quarter of 2013. It will include 10 weeks of classroom time, 2 hours per week, and is augmented by 100 hours of concurrent practice time, 10 hours per week. The practice portion is completed at area nonprofit organizations willing to host a program participant. An additional, the final session of the SKILL Program will be a graduation ceremony honoring participants, and presentation of certificates of completion.

Because the sessions will be conducted in English (with Spanish language support available), SKILL Program participants should understand and speak conversational English with decreasing hesitancy and difficulty, have basic reading comprehension and writing skills in English, and be able to function in an English-speaking environment with occasional support. Each session will include important vocabulary and key phrases, as well as learning activities to complete during the session and/or at home.

Training modules for the 2013 SKILL Program -

1. Orientation to Office Environments (phone, copier/scanner, postage machine, etc.)

2. Confidence, Goal Setting & Appearance

3. Computer Use & Creating and saving files

4. Internet Use & Google searches

5. Keyboarding Skills and Improving Written Communications

6. Microsoft Office products

7. Email

8. Databases & Contact Management Systems (Salesforce)

9. Performing in a Multicultural Environment

10. Financial Literacy

Please contact Denise Rolando at denise [at] bennulegal [dot] com or 847-736-2667 with questions or to register.

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This innovative program will provide practical training to immigrants about office environments, thereby broadening their number of future job opportunities and potentially increasing their future earnings.

The SKILL Program is a ten week program, set to run in the second quarter of 2013. It will include 10 weeks of classroom time, 2 hours per week, and is augmented by 100 hours of concurrent practice time, 10 hours per week. The practice portion is completed at area nonprofit organizations willing to host a program participant. An additional, the final session of the SKILL Program will be a graduation ceremony honoring participants, and presentation of certificates of completion.

Because the sessions will be conducted in English (with Spanish language support available), SKILL Program participants should understand and speak conversational English with decreasing hesitancy and difficulty, have basic reading comprehension and writing skills in English, and be able to function in an English-speaking environment with occasional support. Each session will include important vocabulary and key phrases, as well as learning activities to complete during the session and/or at home.

Training modules for the 2013 SKILL Program -

1. Orientation to Office Environments (phone, copier/scanner, postage machine, etc.)

2. Confidence, Goal Setting & Appearance

3. Computer Use & Creating and saving files

4. Internet Use & Google searches

5. Keyboarding Skills and Improving Written Communications

6. Microsoft Office products

7. Email

8. Databases & Contact Management Systems (Salesforce)

9. Performing in a Multicultural Environment

10. Financial Literacy

Please contact Denise Rolando at denise [at] bennulegal [dot] com or 847-736-2667 with questions or to register.

This class is for individuals who have successfully completed the BEGINNING and INTERMEDIATE computer classes in English. The class runs for four consecutive weeks April 3, 10, 17, & 24 from 5:30 to 7:30 PM and is held in the Computer Learning Center on the library’s main floor. Classes funded by Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity.

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This class is for individuals who have successfully completed the BEGINNING and INTERMEDIATE computer classes in English. The class runs for four consecutive weeks April 3, 10, 17, & 24 from 5:30 to 7:30 PM and is held in the Computer Learning Center on the library’s main floor. Classes funded by Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity.

 
 
 
6:00 pm
 

Program: ELC Program

Play a variety of hands-on rhyming games such as Rainbow Rhyming Bingo and create a rhyming collage.

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Program: ELC Program

Play a variety of hands-on rhyming games such as Rainbow Rhyming Bingo and create a rhyming collage.

Program: ELC Program

Fun and interactive bilingual learning time in which stories are combined with hands-on extension activities ,such as science experiments, art projects, and drama activities that expand concepts presented in the stories read.

Un tiempo de aprendizaje bilingüe divertido e interactivo, en el cual las historias se combinan con actividades manuales, tales como experimentos de ciencia, proyectos artísticos, y actividades de drama que expanden los conceptos presentados en las historias que se han leído.

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Program: ELC Program

Fun and interactive bilingual learning time in which stories are combined with hands-on extension activities ,such as science experiments, art projects, and drama activities that expand concepts presented in the stories read.

Un tiempo de aprendizaje bilingüe divertido e interactivo, en el cual las historias se combinan con actividades manuales, tales como experimentos de ciencia, proyectos artísticos, y actividades de drama que expanden los conceptos presentados en las historias que se han leído.

Program: ELC Program

Fun and interactive bilingual learning time in which stories are combined with hands-on extension activities ,such as science experiments, art projects, and drama activities that expand concepts presented in the stories read.

Un tiempo de aprendizaje bilingüe divertido e interactivo, en el cual las historias se combinan con actividades manuales, tales como experimentos de ciencia, proyectos artísticos, y actividades de drama que expanden los conceptos presentados en las historias que se han leído.

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Program: ELC Program

Fun and interactive bilingual learning time in which stories are combined with hands-on extension activities ,such as science experiments, art projects, and drama activities that expand concepts presented in the stories read.

Un tiempo de aprendizaje bilingüe divertido e interactivo, en el cual las historias se combinan con actividades manuales, tales como experimentos de ciencia, proyectos artísticos, y actividades de drama que expanden los conceptos presentados en las historias que se han leído.

6:30pm7:00pm

Program: ELC Program

Stop by with your preschooler for stories, songs and crafts.

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Program: ELC Program

Stop by with your preschooler for stories, songs and crafts.

6:30pm7:00pm

Program: ELC Program

Stop by with your preschooler for stories, songs and crafts.

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Program: ELC Program

Stop by with your preschooler for stories, songs and crafts.

6:30pm7:00pm

Program: ELC Program

Stop by with your preschooler for stories, songs and crafts.

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Program: ELC Program

Stop by with your preschooler for stories, songs and crafts.