Monday, May 20, 2013
Astronomy Club provides telescopes for moon viewing tonight.
The Lake County Astronomical Society (LCAS) will provide powerful telescopes to view images of the moon (weather permitting) on Monday, May 20, from 7-9 p.m. in front of the Ela Area Public Library. Check out any astronomy items from the Library and receive a free Star Reader bookmark from LCAS from Monday, May 13- May 20. No registration is required. For more information call 847/438-3433.
Monday, May 6, 2013
Orientation meeting to be held May 22.
Teens entering grades 8 and up in the fall … are you looking for a volunteer opportunity this summer? Join Ela Area Public Library’s Ela Teen Volunteers. Plan to attend the summer volunteering orientation meeting at the library on Wednesday, May 22 from 7-8 p.m. or Thursday, June 6 from 1:30-2:30 p.m. Teens who volunteered last summer do not need to attend an orientation meeting. Registration is limited to Ela Area Public Library cardholders and students in District 95 schools. For more information or to sign up, please call the Library’s Information Desk at (847) 438-3433 or register online at www.eapl.org.
Monday, March 4, 2013
Ela Area Public Library helps residents discover career strengths, Wednesday, March 6.
Don’t miss this interactive and informative discussion that could generate immediate career benefits. Discover your brain color personality and strengths on Wednesday, March 6, from noon- 1:30 p.m. at the Ela Area Public Library. Author Sheila Glazov will show you how identifying your brain color can lead you to positively serve customers, communicate effectively, resolve conflicts, quickly minimize frustration, build collaborative teams and create more harmonious relationships to successfully achieve your business goals. A free lunch will be served. This program is co-sponsored with the Lake Zurich Area Chamber of Commerce. Registration is limited to Ela Area Public Library cardholders and Chamber members. To register, please call …
Sunday, February 24, 2013
From Cajuns to Copacabana, enjoy a month-long celebration of cultural programs at the Ela Area Public Library in Lake Zurich.
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Sunday, February 24
Explore the world while staying close to home. The Ela Area Public Library in Lake Zurich has planned a series of cultural programs during the month of March exploring dance and culture from around the globe. Events are family-friendly, free and registration is not required unless noted. The Cajuns: Their History, Culture, Language and Song Sunday, March 3 from 2-3 p.m. – Midway Ramblers Cajun Band entertains and inform about the Cajuns in this lively family program. For all ages. No registration required. Riveting Rio Monday, March 4 from 7-8:15 p.m. – World traveler Bill Helmuth takes us on an armchair tour of this exotic Brazilian city of 10 million. Visit exotic places like Sugar Loaf Mountain, Christ the Redeemer statue, Copacabana …
Monday, February 18, 2013
The library will be closed for staff training.
The Ela Area Public Library will close on Friday, Feb. 22, for staff training. The Library will re-open at 9 a.m. on Saturday, February 23. Even when closed, the Ela Area Public Library continues to provide news, information and online resources 24 hours a day, seven days a week via its website www.eapl.org. Visit online any time to access general library information and link to community information, the online collection catalog and numerous online databases. Regular Library hours are 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. Mondays - Thursdays; 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Fridays and 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Saturdays and noon-5 p.m. on Sundays.
Ela Area Public Library is asking residents to complete a community survey.
Residents of the Ela Area Public Library District have the opportunity to complete a community survey about Library services through March 8, 2013. Ela Library’s 2013 Community Survey was mailed to every household in the Library’s service area in early February. Even if you are not a Library user, residents are encouraged to respond. The Library is in the process of gathering views about Library usage, new and current services and other concerns that may deserve special emphasis in the future. Surveys should be returned using the enclosed postage paid return envelope. Responses are confidential. If you’ve misplaced your survey or never received one, please visit the Library’s Information Desk or call (847) 438-3433.
Monday, February 11, 2013
Job Center of Lake County holds demonstration on Feb. 15.
Monday, February 11
Eve Locke from the Job Center of Lake County will provide a demonstration of job hunting websites such as Illinois workNet, Indeed and Illinois Job Link at the Ela Area Public Library on Friday, Feb. 15 from noon-1:30 p.m. Learn how to maximize your time spent on the computer in your job search by targeting companies and enlisting the help of job alerts and search agents. A free lunch will be served. Registration is limited to Ela Library patrons and Chamber of Commerce members. To register, please call the Library at 847/438-3433, sign up online at www.eapl.org or email email@example.com.
Monday, January 28, 2013
Get Valentine recipes, learn history of St. Valentine and more.
Cooking for Valentine’s Day Just in time for Valentine’s Day -- chef Carol Mackey will demonstrate several delectable recipes to make for the holiday on Wednesday, Feb. 6, from 1:30-3 p.m., at the Ela Area Public Library. Recipes and a tasting are included. Registration is required and seating is limited. Sign up at the Information Desk or online at www.eapl.org. Circus Boy Headlines Ela Library’s Love Your Library Celebration He’s a juggler. He’s a magician. And he rides the world’s smallest bicycle. Bobby “Circus Boy” Hunt has been entertaining audiences around the world and promises an afternoon of non-stop fun during Ela Area Public Library’s annual Love Your Library Celebration. From juggling and balancing just about anything to fire…
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Preschool dance and Valentine craft programs planned for February
Wednesday, January 23
Introduction to Voice-over for Kids and Adults Windy City Voice talents Kathy Poelker and David Lecinski will present two workshops on the voice-over industry on Saturday, Jan. 26 at the Ela Area Public Library. Kids in grades 3-7 will have the opportunity to practice a script, make appropriate vocal choices, rehearse with other voices and get “on mic” to record during the “Kids on Mic!” workshop from 10 a.m.-noon. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian and the child must read fluently with a little practice. Class is limited to 20 children. Beginning at 1 p.m., the second session is geared for teens in grades 8 and older and adults. Learn about the voice-over industry, analyze a script, make appropriate vocal choices, …
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Learn about area preschool options, Wednesday, Jan. 16.
Tuesday, January 15
Ela Area Public Library’s annual Preschool Information Night for parents and teachers will be held at the Library on Wednesday, Jan. 16 from 6:30-8 p.m. The open house format of the evening allows parents to visit and talk with directors and teachers from various preschools and daycares serving the Lake Zurich area. More than 20 schools will participate this year, according to Ela Area Library communications director Valerie Stern. Registration is not required. For more information call 847/438-3840.