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Learn something new at Library U!
More about our Library U instructors.
Library U is a continuing education program made possible by the generous support of the Alvin H. Baum Family Fund.

Advanced registration and payment is required. Non-library cardholders can register in the Administration office or by calling (847) 432-0216 ext. 120. Registration will close when class is filled. No refunds.

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Beginning Crochet

Mondays, April 3 - April 24
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Cost: $40

Learn to crochet! Basic stitches, use of hook, how to select your tools and materials, how to read a pattern, and how to make simple beginner projects will all be covered.

Please come prepared with a smile and:

  • crochet hook size G or H
  • plain yarn in worsted weight in a light or medium color
  • paper and pencil
  • eyeglasses (if you need them to read)

Instructor: Caryl Sclove

Everyday Mindfulness-*NEW*

Tuesdays, April 18 - May 23
7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Cost $60

Learn to practice meditation as well as incorporate it into everyday life and feel the impact. Learn how everyday mindfulness can reduce stress, boost working memory, increase cognitive flexibility, enhance self-insight, and increase willpower. Learn a concept or idea each week that is backed up through both science and the contemplative meditative traditions and learn the joy of practicing daily mindfulness.

Instructor: Vicki Hensley

Introduction to WordPress

Wednesdays, April 12 - April 26
6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Cost: $30

Learn how to create your own website using WordPress, a simple yet powerful online platform. A WordPress account will be set up as part of the first class. Gain a basic understanding about the built-in design themes, content management, publishing tools, search engine optimization (SEO), and importing multimedia. Learn tips and tricks too.  Instructor: Juan Reyes