January programs at White Oak Library District

1/2/2017, 9:58 a.m.
Kick start 2017 with some fun, informative programs at the White Oak Library District this January!

See what’s happening this month at The White Oak Library Crest Hill branch, located at 20670 Len Kubinski Drive, Crest Hill, IL 60403. (The Crest Hill Branch is located just north of the Menards on Weber Road.)

New this Month

2 to 4 p.m., Jan. 4

Drop in Tech: The Crest Hill Computer Lab will now be open the first Wednesday of each month for an opportunity to work with a librarian and get computer questions answered. Bring any tech you want to learn about and we will help you. You may use our computers or bring your own laptop or tablet.

We can help you with navigating websites; setting up and using e-mail; learning Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, or Publisher; creating a resume in Word or WinWay Resume Writer, filling out job applications

or downloading e-books.

6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Jan. 4

Plan Your Passion Workshop

As a part of the "New Year, New You" series of workshops and events, this hands-on workshop will help you in finding your passion and planning a roadmap to get you there. One lucky person who attends this session will win a free Paradise Blue Passion Planner!

11 a.m. to noon, Jan. 14

What Health is vs. What Health Isn’t

Join chiropractor Michael Rager for a discussion explaining what health is versus what health is not. This talk will focus on the differences between public perceptions of health and real health. This opportunity is free to attend and registration is not required.

2 to 4 p.m., Jan. 21

Budgeting for a New Year

The Community Service Council in partnership with First Midwest bank will walk you through the steps to take charge of your spending and help you start saving.


4:30 to 5:30 p.m., Jan. 12

Get Organized in Style

Create your own DIY dry erase board with a simple photo frame and scrapbook paper.

5 to 6 p.m., Jan. 18

Washi Tape Bookmarks

Come by and make your own bookmark made out of Washi tape. Let your imagination run wild and combine many cool patterns to create a bookmark for you or a friend.

Computer Programs

2 to 3:30 p.m., Jan. 7

iPad for Seniors: If you recently got an iPad, or have had one for a while and don't quite know how to use it, this workshop will help you get comfortable using your iPad. bring your iPad ready to use, iCloud e-mail address and password to the program.

2 to 3:30 p.m., Jan. 9

Computers for Seniors: Mouse & Keyboard: Learn how to use the mouse and keyboard. We will explain the mouse and how to use it, and the keyboard and some of its special keys. We will then show you ways to practice your mouse and keyboard skills.

6:30 p.m., Jan. 10

Microsoft Word Level 1 Class: Learn how to create a document, edit, format your text, and copy and paste. You'll master all of these tasks and so much more!

2 to 3:30 p.m., Jan. 12