Wii U Video Game Tournament

Thursday, April 28, 2016 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Compete in a Wii U tournament for the chance to win a gift card to Game Stop!  Participants will vote on the game to play the day of the tournament.  Snacks and drinks provided!

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lpitrak@dglibrary.org
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Money Smart Week: Essential Skills for Trading

Thursday, April 28, 2016 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Learn how to use simple stock market charting techniques to manage investments, determine when to buy or sell a stock, and to understand what the "big money" and insiders are doing. This program is designed for beginner and intermediate traders. The techniques discussed are applicable to not only stocks, but bonds, commodities, and currencies as well. Presented by Jeff Wecker, former member of the Chicago Board of Trade.

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mdoornbos@dglibrary.org
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Twitter 101

Friday, April 29, 2016 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
Twitter is a social networking site that lets users send and read 140-character messages called "tweets." Learners will create a Twitter account, tweet, and review tweets made to their Twitter accounts. Participants must know their email address and their email password. Advanced registration with a Downers Grove Library card required.

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lnorberg@dglibrary.org
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Food for Fines

Saturday, April 30, 2016 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
In conjunction with our 125th anniversary, donate food to those in need. For each item brought in, $1.00 will be waived from your account. Bring unexpired canned goods, cereal, peanut butter, paper products, and toiletries to the Circulation Desk on the first floor. All donations will go to Downers Grove Area FISH Food Pantry.

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cpawlak@dglibrary.org
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Saturday Morning Storytime

Saturday, April 30, 2016 -
9:30am to 10:00am
Join us each Saturday morning for stories, songs, and fingerplays. Parent involvement is an important part of this storytime, and attending children must be accompanied by an adult. Registration is not required.

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Food for Fines

Sunday, May 1, 2016 -
1:00pm to 5:00pm
In conjunction with our 125th anniversary, donate food to those in need. For each item brought in, $1.00 will be waived from your account. Bring unexpired canned goods, cereal, peanut butter, paper products, and toiletries to the Circulation Desk on the first floor. All donations will go to Downers Grove Area FISH Food Pantry.

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cpawlak@dglibrary.org
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Teen Hackathon

Sunday, May 1, 2016 -
2:00pm to 5:00pm
Participants will learn the basics of coding with Ruby, an object-oriented scripting language.  While everyone will have their own computer, participants are encouraged to help and brainstorm with each other!

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