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Medicare 101

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Crete Public Library District
Large Room
This educational workshop will explain how to navigate the maze of Medicare.
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DNA 101: A Genealogist's New Tool

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Crete Public Library District
Large Room
Come learn how DNA tests can provide useful information for genealogy research. Jane Haldeman of It's Relative will discuss the various tests available and explain what the results mean. 
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SNAP Help

10:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Northern Illinois Food Bank logo
Crete Public Library District
Small Meeting Room
Jennifer Williams, SNAP Outreach Coordinator-Southern Region for the Northern Illinois Food Bank, will assist people with filling out applications for the Illinois Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

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Medicare 101

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Crete Public Library District
Large Room
This educational workshop will explain how to navigate the maze of Medicare.
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Knot Just for Knitters

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Crete Public Library District
Small Meeting 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 welcome. The group usually meets on the second and fourth Mondays of the month. Registration not necessary. Call the library at 708-672-8017 for more information.
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True Chicagoland Ghost Stories

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Crete Public Library District
Large Room
Chicago may be one of the most haunted cities in the world with over 200 ghost sites in the metropolitan area. Join Dale Kaczmarek, an internationally recognized expert in the field of ghost research, poltergeist phenomena, and spirit photography to learn about Chicagoland’s very own haunted happenings.
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Horror Fest

5:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Crete Public Library District
Large Room
Come out for our special Halloween edition of Film Club.  Two nights, four films.  Starting at 5pm.
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Horror Fest

5:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Crete Public Library District
Large Room
Come out for our special Halloween edition of Film Club.  Two nights, four films.  Starting at 5pm.
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Knot Another Ball of Yarn! Crochet Group

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Crete Public Library District
Small Meeting Room
Learn to crochet, or bring your own crochet, in this twice a month group! Beginners, please bring an H-size (5mm) crochet hook and a Medium 4 weight yarn in white or any pastel color.
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Fall Shred Event

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Crete Public Library District
Parking Lot
The shredding truck will be in the library parking lot to accept your items to be shredded.  There is a limit of 5 boxes per car and no ring binders can be accepted.  
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The Beatles' Abbey Road

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Crete Public Library District
Large Room
October 1, 2019 marks the 50th Anniversary of the release of Abbey Road - the last album the Beatles recorded.  After the turmoil of The White Album and Let It Be, the Beatles put their differences aside to record one of their most popular albums that still sounds fresh and vital today.  Each member shone brightly from Lennon's funky "Come Together" to Harrison's sublime "Something' and "Here Comes the Sun" to McCartney's galloping Side 2 Medley – a virtual rock 'n' roll symphony.  Using audio visual content, we'll review the stories behind the album's best-known songs and celebrate the Beatles' final gift to music lovers all over the world.
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Adult Writing Group

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Crete Public Library District
Audrey DeMuth Community Room
Beginning and experienced writers are welcome. Every meeting we will have a new writing prompt. Bring your materials or just bring yourself.
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Knot Just for Knitters at Benton St. Bakery

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Crete Public Library District
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. On the first Tuesday of the month at 10 a.m., the group meets at Benton St. Bakery, 1375 Benton St, Crete. On the second and fourth Mondays of the month at 7 p.m., the group meets at the library.
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Medicare 101

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Crete Public Library District
Large Room
This educational workshop will explain how to navigate the maze of Medicare.
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CRAVE Club

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Crete Public Library District
Coffee Connection
Prepare and bring a dish based on the month's theme of casseroles, then share recipes and samples with club members. 
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Medicare 101

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Crete Public Library District
Large Room
This educational workshop will explain how to navigate the maze of Medicare.
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Registration is open

Tai Chi Gong for Stress Management and Healing

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Crete Public Library District
Large Room
Learn the basics of tai chi gong's relaxed breathing and movements that can promote long term wellness for the body, mind, and spirit.
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A Grateful Veteran

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Crete Public Library District
Large Room
Join Bosnian War Veteran Tom Kens as he takes you through a day in the life of a sailor onboard the USS John F. Kennedy aircraft carrier. You’ll also learn how the experience forged his attitude of gratitude and how you can use gratitude to cultivate more happiness in your own life.
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CPLD Book Discussion Group

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Crete Public Library District
Audrey DeMuth Community 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.

November Title: The Bluest Eye, Toni Morrison
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Knot Just for Knitters

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Crete Public Library District
Coffee Connection
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 welcome. The group usually meets on the second and fourth Mondays of the month. Registration not necessary. Call the library at 708-672-8017 for more information.
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Registration is open

Knot Another Ball of Yarn! Crochet Group

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Crete Public Library District
Audrey DeMuth Community Room
Learn to crochet, or bring your own crochet, in this twice a month group! Beginners, please bring an H-size (5mm) crochet hook and a Medium 4 weight yarn in white or any pastel color.
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ICash

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Crete Public Library District
Small Meeting Room
Stop in the library and visit the ICash representative for assistance in searching for money or valuables in the unclaimed property database. Through the ICash program, the Illinois State Treasurer connects state residents with their unclaimed property. Currently, the State Treasurer is holding 2.9 billion dollars in unclaimed funds for Illinoisans. The State holds these lost funds until they are claimed by either the original owner or their heirs. Property is returned at no cost with the proper identification. Since 2015, the Treasurer’s Office has returned over $703 million in assets (cash and value of returned shares).
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SNAP Help

10:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Northern Illinois Food Bank logo
Crete Public Library District
Small Meeting Room
Jennifer Williams, SNAP Outreach Coordinator-Southern Region for the Northern Illinois Food Bank, will assist people with filling out applications for the Illinois Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

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