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Library Trip

2015 Chicago Flower & Garden Show Outing

$38.00 per person, includes coach transportation and show admission. Saturday Mar. 14, 9:30am-3:30pm Reservation

In For a Penny Club

Fitness on a Dime

Learn and exchange ideas on fitness, exercise, and healthy living that doesn't cost a fortune. Saturday Mar. 7, 11 am More

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By Heather

Baby love (and a dose of advice)

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A new baby has joined our family. My brother and his wife welcomed their first daughter into the world at 7 pm on Tuesday March 3rd. She's a little bit of a miracle child and to say everyone is estatic would be an understatement. Trying not to be the annoying older sister, I've held off bombarding them with my childcare advice so far. But I am, after all, an 'expert". More on “Baby love (and a dose of advice)”"

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Upcoming Events

Mar 7 11:00 AM | Saturday

In For A Penny (formerly Frugal Friends Coupon Club)

"Fitness on a Dime"

There are lots of ways to get in shape without breaking the bank! This month, come join us to learn and exchange ideas on fitness, exercise, and healthy living that doesn't cost a fortune, while cutting and exchanging coupons with others.

As always, if you have coupons to share
with the group, please bring them.

In Meeting Room B, 1st floor.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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Mar 8 1:30 PM | Sunday

Sunday Afternoon Movies

A free screening of the feature film The Judge.

141 minutes, Rated R
Robert Downey Jr., Robert Duvall, Vera Farmiga, Vincent D'Onofrio

A big city lawyer returns to his hometown for his mother's funeral; and stays to defend his estranged father, the local judge, who is accused of a hit-and-run killing. Robert Duvall was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for his performance in this compelling courtroom drama.

Sponsored by Friends of the Library

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Mar 9 6:30 PM | Monday

Introduction to Excel

Class will cover the basic features of Microsoft Excel: creating spreadsheets, generating charts, and using basic formulas and functions. The new “Office Button” and “Ribbon” menu scheme will be explained. You will need to have basic mouse and keyboarding skills to appreciate this class

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