Most programs require pre-registration and are held in the Meeting Room. To register, visit the Information Desk, call 630/393-1171 x100 or register online.
Tackling Household Paper Clutter
Tuesday, March 1, 7 p.m., Ages 18 and up
Even in this “paperless” era, we all have paper that tends to pile up. This presentation will give you tips on how to eliminate the paper from ever getting into your house, but once there what to do with it all. Come learn how as we welcome back Certified Professional Organizer Beth Randall, owner of Joe Organizer. Get a jump on your Spring cleaning and organize your papers for tax time! Registration is required. Click here to register.
Small Things in the Solar System
Tuesday, March 15, 7 p.m.
Who says small isn't important?!? Some things in our Solar System may be small in size but are some of the most intriguing things we know. Astronomer Michelle Nichols from the Adler Planetarium will highlight little things of big interest, such as comets, asteroids and, especially, the latest about dwarf planet Pluto. Registration is required. Click here to register.
Auto Detailing: Do It Like a Professional
Thursday, March 24, 7 p.m.
Gary Kouba, former owner of Perfect Auto Finish in Roselle, Illinois, is a specialist in the craft of automotive enhancement. Every aspect of interior and exterior detailing is covered, with special attention given to products, descriptions and applications. You’ll learn about paint finishes, paint correction and engine cleaning. This class is a must for anyone who wants to learn how to keep their car looking its best. Registration is required. Click here to register.
Vegetable Gardens from Field to Fork
Monday, April 11, 7 p.m., Ages 18 and up
Have you always wanted to grow your own vegetables, but didn’t know how to start or think that you had enough space? Or maybe you just want to learn a few new tricks for a more productive yield. Join the Prairie Godmothers for this informative program on how a bit of planning, a few seeds and good intentions can result in a harvest that keeps nutrition high and grocery bills low. Plan your own vegetable garden by learning what to grow in containers or garden plots. Take home tips, techniques and even a few recipes that will enhance your homegrown veggies. Registration is required. Click here to register.
Monday, April 25, 7 p.m. – English; 7:30 p.m. – Español
A representative from the State Treasurer’s Office will be at the Library to find out if you have any missing money or assets. I-Cash is the state fund for lost and abandoned assets. It includes an unclaimed property fund of over $2 billion that belong to residents and businesses in Illinois. Learn about I-Cash and how to use it. Check to see if your name is on the list. Typically, one in four people who use the I-Cash service will find lost assets for themselves or their relatives. You might be surprised at what you discover! Registration is required. Click here to register.
Un representante de la oficina de La Tesoreria Del Estado de Illinois estara presente en la Biblioteca para saber si usted tiene algun dinero o valores perdidos. I-Cash es el fondo estatal para los bienes perdidos o abandonados. Esto incluye un total de fondos no reclamados valorado en mas de $2 billones que le pertenecen a los residentes y negocios de Illinois. Aprenda sobre I-Cash y como usarlo. Cheque si esta su nombre en la lista. Tipicamente uno en cuatro personas que usan el servicio de I-Cash encontraran valores perdidos pare ellos o sus parientes. Usted podria ser sorprendido de lo que discubra!
Basics of Wills & Trusts
Thursday, April 28, 7 p.m.
Having an effective estate plan is a necessity for everyone. Providing clear documentation of your wishes for how your estate is managed and distributed is a gift to the loved ones you will leave behind. Whether you are just starting out in life, are enjoying your middle years or are past retirement, getting your affairs in order should be a priority. In this seminar, local attorney John Pankau explains options for estate planning. Registration is required. Click here to register.
What Chef Dave Learned in Italy
Thursday, May 12, 7 p.m.
Chef Dave Esau recently returned from a grand cooking tour of Italy and would like to share some of the flavors and techniques that he learned. Chef Dave is always highly entertaining as he educates his audience on nutrition and food preparation. A tasting and recipes will be available for all to enjoy. An award winning chef and TV and radio personality, Esau has a successful restaurant and catering business in Mt. Prospect. Be entertained and inspired. Registration is required. Click here to register.
Tuesday, May 17, 7 p.m.
Stuff rots, right? Well, yes, eventually. Homesteader and author Deborah Niemann of Antiquity Oaks returns to talk about one way to become more self-sufficient in your own backyard. In this session, you'll discover the difference between hot and cold composting and learn the basics of vermicomposting so you can efficiently create black gold for your garden. Registration is required. Click here to register.
Book a Librarian
Curious about the Library’s digital magazines and eBooks, online Universal Classes or digital business and investing resources? Need help getting started with your mobile device, scanning, e-mail, Web searching or saving and sending documents? Schedule an appointment for a one hour one-on-one session with a librarian. Open to Warrenville cardholders; registration required. Register at the Information Desk in person or call 630/393-1171 x100.
Movies at the Library
Bring your own popcorn and join us for a movie matinee on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 2 p.m. in the Library’s Hudetz Meeting Room. For ages 18 and up.
Tuesday, March 22, 2 p.m., Ages 18 and up
Sir Ian McKellen stars as a retired Sherlock Holmes, his famed brilliance starting to fade a little in his old age. Just returned from Japan, where he witnessed the bombing of Hiroshima, he’s faced with a re-investigation of the case which led to his retirement. (Rated PG, 105 min.) Registration is required. Click here to register.
The Man from U.N.C.L.E.
Tuesday, April 26, 2 p.m., Ages 18 and up
Director Guy Ritchie brings the classic TV spy series to the big screen. In the 1960s, CIA operative Napoleon Solo (Henry Cavill) teams up with KGB agent Illya Kuryakin (Armie Hammer) to combat an international criminal organization dealing in nuclear weapons and shady power deals. (Rated PG-13, 116 min.) Registration is required. Click here to register.
Tuesday, May 24, 2 p.m., Ages 18 and up
Astronaut Mark Watney has been abandoned on Mars. It wasn’t his team’s fault, but now he has to struggle to survive on an inhospitable planet, using only the remains of the crew’s life support systems – and try to find some way to let Earth know that he’s still alive. Based on the book by Andy Weir. (Rated PG-13, 144 min.) Registration is required. Click here to register.
Evening Book Discussion Group
First Thursday of each month, 7:30 p.m.
Note: The group does not meet in July.
Share insights with other readers and discover new books at a library book discussion. Click here for discussion and reading schedule.
Inside Writing & Publishing – DuPage Branch
Interested in the process of writing and publishing? Come to one or all of this series of free programs sponsored by several local libraries. Events will take place throughout the month of March.
The Warrenville Public Library and Wheaton Public Library will co-sponsor “Bring Your Book to Market” on Thursday, March 10, 7 p.m. at the Warrenville Public Library. Todd Stocke, vice president and editorial director at Sourcebooks, will discuss how to approach a publisher, what a publisher does (and does not do) and what book editors look for. Plus, he’ll talk about the opportunities and the challenges of self-publishing and how to think like an author and connect with your potential readers. Registration is required. Click here to register.
For a complete list of the Inside Writing & Publishing programs, pick up a brochure at the libraries or click here. To sign up for a program, contact the host library.
**If you need assistance in the library, ask us! We’re happy to help. If you require ADA accommodations for a Library program or event, please notify the Library office at least two weeks in advance at 630/393-1171 x118.
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