Mini Mad Scientists: Pop, Fizz, Boom

Friday, July 29, 2016 -
1:00pm to 1:30pm
Each month, we will be exploring the simple science behind a topic. Be sure to dress for messy! Please be aware that the same class is offered twice each month. Registered children must be at least 3 and attend with their parent/caregiver. Only one child per adult. Group Limit: 12 pairs.

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kidsdesk@dglibrary.org
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Microsoft® Excel 2016 Intermediate

Friday, July 29, 2016 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Learn how to create data entry forms, link data between worksheets, and employ conditional formatting. Prerequisite: Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2016. Advance registration with a Downers Grove Library card is required.

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sslamar@dglibrary.org
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Saturday Morning Storytime

Saturday, July 30, 2016 -
9:30am to 10:00am

Join us each Saturday morning for stories, songs, and fingerplays. Parent involvement is an important part of this storytime, and attending children must be accompanied by an adult. 

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American Beauty

Sunday, July 31, 2016 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm
From squeezing into hoop crinoline skirts to spackling their skin with make-up, American women have gone to amusing and sometime horrifying lengths in their quest for beauty. Travel through more than a century of magazine ads, patent illustrations, and artifacts to learn the fascinating stories behind such feminine enhancements as the push-up bra, the rubber girdle, chip-proof nail polish, dusky mascara, and kiss-proof lipstick.

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mdoornbos@dglibrary.org
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Nonfiction Book Discussion

Monday, August 1, 2016 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm
We'll meet at the library to discuss The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace: A Brilliant Young Man Who Left Newark for the Ivy League by Jeff Hobbs. Books are available at the Ask Us Desk one month before each discussion. Registration is not required.

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askus@dglibrary.org
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Windows 10: Understanding Files and Folders

Thursday, August 4, 2016 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm
Not listed in Discoveries.

This mini-class will answer your questions about basic files and folders. We will discuss how your computer is organized, how to save your work, where it goes, and how to find it. Learn how to personalize your files and folders so that you can organize them in a way that works for you. Basic familiarity with a Microsoft Office app such as Word is recommended. Advance registration with a Downers Grove Library card is required.

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lnash@dglibrary.org
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