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June Adult Programs - Vernon Area Public Library District

Business Lunch - Using Pinterest to Drive Website Traffic Webinar
Wednesday, June 13, 12 - 1 PM

Social media coach and author Andrea Vahl will teach you how to use the hottest, new social media platform, Pinterest, to drive traffic to your website. Learn how companies are using Pinterest, how to set-up boards and pin strategically, as well as the ins and outs of Pinterst's terms and conditions. Participate in this online class from your desk.

The webinar is free and open to all. Registration is required. To register visit https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/572996689

Take me Out to the Ball Game:
A Psychological Look at America's Favorite Pastime in Cinema
Thursday, June 14, 6:30-8:00 PM

Take a close look at Hollywood's view on America's favorite pastime and what it says about our national values. Enjoy clips from more than a dozen favorite baseball movies of all time as Dr. Susan Weitzman leads a discussion on the psychology of these movies, their messages, and why they entertain and inspire.

This program is free and open to all, but registration is required. Register online here, in person at the Adult Services Desk, or by telephone at 224-543-1485.

Outdoors Adventures Close to Home
Tuesday, June 19, 7:00-8:00 PM

Chicago Tribune Outdoors Adviser Barbara Brotman will discuss the surprising amount of protected wilderness in the Chicago area and share her favorite outings so that you, too, can get out and enjoy it. Hiking, biking, birding, canoeing and kayaking - she will talk about all sorts of adventures for all ages and abilities, and show pictures by Tribune photographers to further entice you.

This event is free and open to all. Registration is required. Register online, in person at the Adult Services Desk in the library, or by telephone at 224-543-1485.

Lunch & Learn - Civil War: Vernon Area's "Men in Blue"
Wednesday, June 20, 12:30 - 1:30 PM

Bring your lunch, we'll provide coffee, desert, and a great lecturer. The people of the Vernon area have a rich history and connection with the Civil War. Come learn about the Vernon-area men who served in the Civil War from Bill Kiddle of the Raupp Museum. During this interactive session, you'll explore what life was like for these men and their families in Vernon Township in 1860.

This event is free and open to all. Registration is required. Register online, in person at the Adult Services Desk in the library, or by telephone at 224-543-1485.

Buffalo Grove Symphonic Band 7th Annual Ensemble Recital
Sunday, June 24, 2-4 PM

Celebrate the band's second decade with a gala performance at the library. Hear members of the band in a small, intimate chamber concert setting, from duets to ensembles of up to 12 people. The Buffalo Grove Symphonic Band plays and performs all varieties of music from classical to Broadway to pop and jazz.

This performance is free and open to all. No registration is required.