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Genealogy Club: Introduction to German Genealogy

Thursday, October 20, 2016 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm
Learn about sources particular to Germans in North America and the principal European sources such as church records and gazetteers. Some general how-to books on German genealogy are described. Learn to locate the European place of origin of German immigrants using examples from the speaker's own research.

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kriddle@dglibrary.org
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Canceled: Windows 10: Understanding Files and Folders

Tuesday, August 16, 2016 -
2:00pm to 3:15pm
Canceled. The class will be rescheduled. This mini-class will answer your questions about basic files and folders. We will discuss how your computer is organized, how to save your work, where it goes, and how to find it. Learn how to personalize your files and folders so that you can organize them in a way that works for you. Basic familiarity with a Microsoft Office app such as Word is recommended. Advance registration with a Downers Grove Library card is required.

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lnash@dglibrary.org
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Magic: The Last 125 Years

Thursday, September 15, 2016 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
In this unique program, Dr. Tony Noice, author, professor of theatre at Elmhurst College, and former professional magician, combines equal amounts of information and entertainment. You'll see cave paintings depicting the first magic trick ever invented, unravel the secrets of the early Egyptian conjurors, and watch the development of "the mystery arts."

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mdoornbos@dglibrary.org
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Open Storytime

Tuesday, October 4, 2016 -
10:30am to 11:00am
Featuring picture books, songs, and activities, open storytime is designed for preschoolers to promote early literacy and vocabulary skills. Parent involvement is an important part of this storytime, and attending children must be accompanied by an adult. 

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kidsdesk@dglibrary.org
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