Adult Services

On the Job Front: Career Re-Launcher Workshop (The CREW) on May 3

Posted April 23, 2014 | Posted in Adult Services




Re-launching your career is a major undertaking, especially during these harsh economic times.  Expert help is available at the Career Re-Launcher Workshop (The CREW) on  Saturday, May 3  at 9:30 a.m. at the Villa Park Public Library.

The morning-long workshop is designed to provide practical, actionable and relevant advice to those who are attempting to revive an old career or begin a new one. The session is particularly helpful for those who have been laid-off, reorganized or fired.

Tom Somora, an employment services representative with IDES (Illinois Department of Employment Services), provides participants with tools to re-enter the job market and find a rewarding and fulfilling career.

Bring a pen, paper and an open mind. Space is limited. Call 630-834-1164, ext. 5 to register.

On the Job Front: Goodwill Workforce Connection Center Events

Posted April 21, 2014 | Posted in Adult Services




Goodwill Workforce Connection Center
351 E. Roosevelt Road
Lombard, IL 60148

Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 9:45 a.m.
Learn about types of bank accounts and their benefits, budgets, and creating a savings plan when you have a limited income. West Suburban Bank will also discuss their company and available career opportunities.

Thursday, April 24, 2014 from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Hiring now for part-time drivers. Ideal for retirees and empty-nesters. Guaranteed 20 hours a week. Never work on weekends or holidays. Must be at least 21 years old with a valid Illinois driver’s license. Paid CDL training provided.

LOCAL MOVING COMPANY – Hiring Movers and Drivers
Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at 1:30 p.m.
Do you need a summer job or are you looking for a long-term career? Local moving company needs both types of employees as they prepare for their busy summer season. Both movers and drivers should have strong customer servies skills and be able to life 80lbs. Movers earn $12/hr and up. Movers are needed June to September with a possibility to work longer. Drivers should have a CDL, Class A or B and a clean motor vehicle record (MVR). Drivers earn $18 – $22/hr and work full-time year round.

Pre-registration is required for all events at the Goodwill Workforce Connection Center. Please call 630.576.4660 or email

FYI: Saturday, April 26 is National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

Posted April 21, 2014 | Posted in Adult Services

The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications.

Got Drugs? April 26, 2014
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Locate a collection site



On the Job Front: Area-Wide Healthcare & Medical Job Fair

Posted April 21, 2014 | Posted in Adult Services


Thursday, April 24, 2014
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Glenview Public Library
Community Room – Main Floor
1930 Glenview Road
Glenview, IL 60025

No registration required for job seekers, dress professionally, bring resumes, come prepared for immediate interviews. 

Not a library sponsored event.

For more information, click here



New in History: Astoria

Posted April 18, 2014 | Posted in Adult Services

AstoriaIn the tradition of The Lost City of Z,  Stark’s Astoria: John Jacob Astor and Thomas Jefferson’s Lost Pacific Empire  is the engaging tale of John Jacob Astor and Thomas Jefferson’s attempt to establish a trading colony in the Pacific Northwest and opened up what would become the Oregon Trail.





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