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Paranormal Illinois - Tales of Ghosts, UFOs, and Mysterious Creatures

Sunday, October 31, 2021
Crete Public Library District
This presentation features an eerie compilation of the most bizarre paranormal topics. Researcher and author Chad Lewis, discusses his strangest cases of alien abductions, haunted places, mysterious creatures, crop circles, and everything else weird and unusual. Within this program he covers the entire spectrum of Illinois' supernatural activity. 

This program is available to watch at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yQ84iVsy6iA now through October 31.
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Help for Job Seekers

9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Crete Public Library District
Parking Lot
Are you looking for employment? The Mobile Workforce Center of Will County will be in our parking lot to help you with resume development, cover letters and job applications. The workforce center contains computer stations, internet access, photocopier, and printer. Services include keyboarding lessons, as well as resume and job search assistance using online listings including jobs4people.org and Illinois workNet. 

Drop-in, no appointment required. Face coverings are required. The vehicle is wheelchair accessible.

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Horror Fest

4:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Crete Public Library District
Large Room
4:30 pm - Event Horizon
6:15 pm - Southbound
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Horror Fest

4:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Crete Public Library District
Large Room
4:30 pm - As Above So Below
6:15 pm - The Wolf of Snow Hollow
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Adult Writing Group--Virtual Meeting

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Crete Public Library District
Adults, are you an avid writer or you are just starting to write your first story? Join novice and experienced writers alike, and hear their stories as well as share your own. Writing prompts are given at every meeting. You can choose to write something based on the writing prompts or bring something you're currently working on. This group offers friendly but constructive critiques. Finally, participants do not have to bring any writing if they don't want to. Questions? Email Cassandra at coconnell@cretelibrary.org or call the library at 708-672-8017 for more information.

    Crete Public Library District is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

    Topic: Adult Writing Group
    Time: Nov 1, 2021 06:30 PM Central Time (US and Canada)
            
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Help for Job Seekers

9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Crete Public Library District
Parking Lot
Are you looking for employment? The Mobile Workforce Center of Will County will be in our parking lot to help you with resume development, cover letters and job applications. The workforce center contains computer stations, internet access, photocopier, and printer. Services include keyboarding lessons, as well as resume and job search assistance using online listings including jobs4people.org and Illinois workNet. 

Drop-in, no appointment required. Face coverings are required. The vehicle is wheelchair accessible.

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Knot Just for Knitters

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Crete Public Library District
Large Room
Knot Just for Knitters is the library's regular group of needleworking patrons who get together to share camaraderie while working on knitting, crocheting, or any other type of needlework project. Everyone is welcome. The group meets on the first Thursday of the month from 1-2pm and on the third Thursday of the month from 6:30-7:30pm at Crete Public Library District.
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CPLD Book Discussion Group

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Crete Public Library District
Large Room
The Crete Public Library Book Discussion Group generally meets the second Monday of every month. New members are always welcome. Books available at the Patron Services Desk. Call the library at 708-672-8017 for the current title, for more information, or to be put on the mailing list. Registration not required.


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Help for Job Seekers

9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Crete Public Library District
Parking Lot
Are you looking for employment? The Mobile Workforce Center of Will County will be in our parking lot to help you with resume development, cover letters and job applications. The workforce center contains computer stations, internet access, photocopier, and printer. Services include keyboarding lessons, as well as resume and job search assistance using online listings including jobs4people.org and Illinois workNet. 

Drop-in, no appointment required. Face coverings are required. The vehicle is wheelchair accessible.

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Letters to Betty: The Story of a WWII Veteran

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Crete Public Library District
Large Room
Betty saved every letter Jerry wrote to her, from the day he was drafted January 1941 until he returned home to marry her in September of 1945. These letters remind us of the history and example that lives within each of our veterans. Experience the value and power of the written word in this special presentation in honor of Veterans Day. Listen to excerpts from the letters and learn how the events described relate to our world today. Presented by Nancy Staiger, Chicago Honor Flight.

Co-sponsored by Crete Area Historical Society, this program will take place in-person at the library. Seating is limited. 
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Trivia Night at Evil Horse

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Crete Public Library District
Trivia Night at Evil Horse is back! This month's theme is 80's & 90's Cartoons.
Compete on your own or bring a group of friends with you. Prizes will be awarded. Seating is first come, first served. 
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SNAP Help

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Northern Illinois Food Bank logo
Crete Public Library District
Small Meeting Room
Drop-in assistance with applying for SNAP (also known as Food Stamps or Link Card) will be provided by Julianne Byrne, SNAP Outreach Coordinator-Southern Region for the Northern Illinois Food Bank.
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Help for Job Seekers

9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Crete Public Library District
Parking Lot
Are you looking for employment? The Mobile Workforce Center of Will County will be in our parking lot to help you with resume development, cover letters and job applications. The workforce center contains computer stations, internet access, photocopier, and printer. Services include keyboarding lessons, as well as resume and job search assistance using online listings including jobs4people.org and Illinois workNet. 

Drop-in, no appointment required. Face coverings are required. The vehicle is wheelchair accessible.

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Social Security & Retirement Planning Basics

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Crete Public Library District
Large Room
This workshop will cover the following topics:
  • Factors to consider when determining what age to file for Social Security.
  • Ways to avoid higher taxation of your Social Security benefits.
  • Retirement threats and how to avoid them.
  • Thought processes relating to income creation in retirement.
  • Wealth eroding factors and how to avoid them.
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Young Adult (for Adults) Book Club--Virtual Meeting

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Invictus book cover
Crete Public Library District
YA book lovers, join us on November 16, 2021 for our November 2021 virtual meeting at 7pm. We will be discussing the book Invictus by Ryan Graudin. We will be using Google Meet, where you can join with your webcam and mic on your desktop or laptop computer or from your smart device (e.g. smart phone, tablet, etc.) To join the meeting via webcam on your desktop/laptop or smart device, click on the "Video call link" link. If you would like to call and have your voice only be heard, call the phone number provided and type in the PIN number provided. If you have any questions, please feel free to email Cassandra at coconnell@cretelibrary.org.
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Blood Pressure Screening for Seniors

9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Crete Public Library District
Small Meeting Room
Have your blood pressure checked by a nurse, courtesy of JenCare Senior Medical Center.
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Knot Just for Knitters

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Crete Public Library District
Large Room
Knot Just for Knitters is the library's regular group of needleworking patrons who get together to share camaraderie while working on knitting, crocheting, or any other type of needlework project. Everyone is welcome. The group meets on the first Thursday of the month from 1-2pm and on the third Thursday of the month from 6:30-7:30pm at Crete Public Library District.
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Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Crete Public Library District
Large Room
Curious to know how Bitcoin works? Mike Gershbein of Very Smart People will help you understand the underlying blockchain technology behind Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies as well as online currency exchanges, digital wallets and the various challenges and opportunities facing these currencies.
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Help for Job Seekers

9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Crete Public Library District
Parking Lot
Are you looking for employment? The Mobile Workforce Center of Will County will be in our parking lot to help you with resume development, cover letters and job applications. The workforce center contains computer stations, internet access, photocopier, and printer. Services include keyboarding lessons, as well as resume and job search assistance using online listings including jobs4people.org and Illinois workNet. 

Drop-in, no appointment required. Face coverings are required. The vehicle is wheelchair accessible.

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