Community Programs

The Library sponsors a variety of informational programs and services provided to the public by local individuals, organizations, and businesses. Our current offerings are listed below in alphabetical order. Registration is requested for most of these programs so we can provide enough seating and handout materials. If a program does not require registration, it will be marked as drop in. Programs are free unless otherwise noted.

AARP Smart Driver™ Course

Take the AARP Smart Driver™ classroom course and you could save money on your auto insurance!
  • Refresh your driving skills and knowledge of the rules of the road.
  • Learn techniques for handling left turns, right-of-way, and roundabouts.
  • Discover proven driving methods to help keep you and your loved ones safe on the road.
Cynthia Soltes, AARP Instructor, will lead this 2-day class, specifically designed for drivers age 50 and older.  The cost is $20 for AARP members and $25 for nonmembers. The fee is due on the first day of class. Pay with cash or by check made out to AARP. Credit and debit cards will not be accepted. Participants must register through the Library and attend both sessions to receive a certificate of completion.
You are welcome to bring snacks to eat during the break.
Register to attend
Thursday, April 25, 2024 from 12–4 pm
Friday, April 26, 2024 from 12–4 pm


Krista Stevenson, SNAP Outreach Coordinator for the Northern Illinois Food Bank, will assist people with filling out applications for the Illinois Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), also known as Food Stamps or Link Card.

Drop-in. First come, first served. Sign in when you arrive.
Wednesday, April 3, 2024 from 1–4 pm
Wednesday, May 1, 2024 from 1–4 pm