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CPR Certification Class

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
CPR Certification Class. Saturday, Aug. 20 from 1-4 pm. Full. Must pre-register. Open to ages 14 to adult. Receive a 2 year Red Cross certificaiton.
Crete Public Library District
Large Room
Gain the knowledge and skills to respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies until more advanced medical personnel arrive and take over. 

To receive a 2-year certification from the Red Cross, participants must stay for the entire class (including all videos and lecture), actively participate in activities, and pass practical assessments (one for adults and one for infants - these can be re-taken as many times until the student passes). There are no written assessments. 

The class is free and open to ages 14-adult. Limited space is available so pre-registration is required.

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CPR Certification Class

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
CPR Certification Class. Saturday, Aug. 27 from 1-4 pm. Full. Must pre-register. Open to ages 14 to adult. Receive a 2 year Red Cross certification.
Crete Public Library District
Large Room
Gain the knowledge and skills to respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies until more advanced medical personnel arrive and take over. 

To receive a 2-year certification from the Red Cross, participants must stay for the entire class (including all videos and lecture), actively participate in activities, and pass practical assessments (one for adults and one for infants - these can be re-taken as many times until the student passes). There are no written assessments. 

The class is free and open to ages 14-adult. Limited space is available so pre-registration is required.

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Stretch Your Grocery Dollars

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Stretch Your Grocery Dollars. September 2 at 10 am. Eat well and save money.
Crete Public Library District
Large Room
Many people think eating healthy costs a fortune, but that’s not true. There are many ways to save on food and eat well without breaking the bank.

This in-person program will be presented by Nicole Shackleton.

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Help for Job Seekers

1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Looking for a job? We can help. Resume software, job listings, computer stations, printer, photocopier. Once a month visit. Mobile Workforce Center of Will County. Crete Public Library parking lot. Tuesday, September 6 from 1-3:30 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. The vehicle is wheelchair accessible.

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How I Turn an Idea into a Story

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
How I turn an idea into a story with local author Emily VanderBent. Wednesday Sept. 28 at 6:30 pm.
Crete Public Library District
Large Room
Local author Emily VanderBent will discuss her writing process and autograph books from her Crimson Time series of young adult historical fantasy. Book titles for purchase are Crimson Time (#1) and Fractured Past (#2). Paperbacks sell for $16 and hardcovers for $20.



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Medicare 101

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Medicare 101 October 7 10 am. Learn how Medicare works and what your options are.
Crete Public Library District
Large Room
Learn how Medicare works and what your options are. Questions are welcome!

This in-person program will be presented by Nicole Shackleton.

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Help for Job Seekers

1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Looking for a job? We can help. Resume software, job listings, computer stations, printer, photocopier. Once a month visit. Mobile Workforce Services of Will County. Crete Public Library parking lot. Tuesday, October 11 from 1-3:30 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. 

The vehicle is wheelchair accessible.

Drop-in, no appointment required. 

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Sneaky Sodium: Tame Your Salt Habit

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Crete Public Library District
Large Room
Many people eat way too much sodium, and that’s harmful to the body. Learn about the effects of overconsuming sodium and some helpful tips to reduce your intake.

This in-person program will be presented by Nicole Shackleton.
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Help for Job Seekers

1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Looking for a job? We can help. Resume software, job listings, computer stations, printer, photocopier. Once a month visit. Mobile Workforce Services of Will County. Crete Public Library parking lot. Tuesday, November 8 from 1-3:30 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. 

The vehicle is wheelchair accessible.

Drop-in, no appointment required.  

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How to Build Your Own Website

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Crete Public Library District
Large Room
There has never been a better time to promote a business online!  Expert website designer Rodney Young, Jr. of YCS Web Agency will show you how to get started on designing your own website, regardless of your experience level.  Join us in this powerful workshop, to help you position your business for success in this season!

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