Tuesday, July 21, 7 pm, Seminar Room, Main Library

In his unique and engaging voice, Alan Cumming, the acclaimed actor of stage and screen shares the emotional story of his complicated relationship with his father and the deeply buried family secrets that shaped his life and career.


Copies of Not My Father's Son will be held at the 2nd floor desk. Please register online or call 847-448-8620 to get a copy.



Tuesday, June 16, 7 pm, Seminar Room, Main Library

A darkly funny memoir of lesbian icon Alison Bechdel's family, including her coming out of the closet, and the revelation that her father was also gay. Illustrated with the author's gothic drawings.

Copies of Fun Home will be held at the 2nd floor desk; please register online or call 847-448-8620 to get a copy.



Saturday, June 13, 10 am, Third Floor Seminar Room, Main Library

When it comes time to claim your hard-earned Social Security benefits, your local Social Security office will not advise you of the different strategies available or which one may be the best for you. At this workshop, learn: How to get the most money you’re entitled to from Social Security; What the different Social Security claiming strategies look like; How to avoid a devastating mistake when claiming your benefits; How to leverage Social Security income to protect you from crushing long-term care costs; Why the government incentivizes you to delay taking benefits; What the real impact of delaying really means; Which claiming strategies you should consider; Why it’s all about timing and strategy. Presented by Sev Meneshian, CFP® is a Certified Financial Planner™ practitioner and adjunct professor of retirement and estate planning at Northwestern University. Registration is requested but not required. Register online or call the Reference Desk at 847-448-8630.



Monday, June 8, 9:30 am, Community Meeting Room, Main Library

It’s time to take your job search by storm! We need to use the 5 P’s and be prepared, persistent, patient, positive and prudent. Most of all we need to develop partnerships with others. All of these qualities help us during a storm but they also help us during our job search. The National Able Network presents Absolutely Abby as she teaches us the steps we need to take to assure ourselves a successful job search in 2015. Register by calling National Able at 855-994-8300.



Faltriday, July 10, 6 pm, Community Meeting Room, Main Library

Jupiter Jones was born under a night sky, with signs predicting that she was destined for great things. Now grown, Jupiter dreams of the stars but wakes up to the cold reality of a job cleaning other people's houses and an endless run of bad breaks. Only when Caine Wise, a genetically engineered ex-military hunter, arrives on Earth to track her down does Jupiter begin to glimpse the fate that has been waiting for her all along - her genetic signature marks her as next in line for an extraordinary inheritance that could alter the balance of the cosmos.  Jupiter Ascending. (DVD 2015).

Run Time: 127 minutes

Rated: PG-13 ( for some violence, sequences of sci-fi action, some suggestive content and partial nudity)


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