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Intro to Skywatching with a Telescope: Online Program

2020-05-11 19:00:00 2020-05-11 20:00:00 America/Chicago Intro to Skywatching with a Telescope: Online Program Bring the Universe to your neighborhood! Ela Area Public Library

Monday, May 11
7:00pm - 8:00pm

Add to Calendar 2020-05-11 19:00:00 2020-05-11 20:00:00 America/Chicago Intro to Skywatching with a Telescope: Online Program Bring the Universe to your neighborhood! Ela Area Public Library

Bring the Universe to your neighborhood!

Bring the Universe to your neighborhood! Learn to operate the Orion "Starblast" telescope and other similar models. Get tips for skywatching with your eyes and with mobile phones. Presented by Michelle Nichols, author, astronomy educator and speaker. This program is virtual. A zoom link will be sent to your email the evening of the presentation. Please check your spam/junk mail folder if the invite does not appear in your inbox.

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Ela Area Public Library

Phone: 847-438-3433
Fax: 847-438-9290

Hours
Mon, Jun 29 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Jun 30 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Jul 01 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Jul 02 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Jul 03 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Jul 04 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Jul 05 12:00PM to 5:00PM

Upcoming events

Thu, Jul 02, All day
The whole family can dance and sing along with Super Stolie as she performs her unique and original songs, right in your home!

Thu, Jul 02, All day
Scott Green (The Great Scott) presents a special family magic show! Travel to Scott’s extraordinary reading room, where every book on the shelf leads to magical surprises.

Fri, Jul 03, All day
The whole family can dance and sing along with Super Stolie as she performs her unique and original songs, right in your home!

Fri, Jul 03, All day
Scott Green (The Great Scott) presents a special family magic show! Travel to Scott’s extraordinary reading room, where every book on the shelf leads to magical surprises.

Sat, Jul 04, All day
Meeting Room A and B (R117)
The library will be closed all day.

Sat, Jul 04, All day
The whole family can dance and sing along with Super Stolie as she performs her unique and original songs, right in your home!

Sat, Jul 04, All day
Scott Green (The Great Scott) presents a special family magic show! Travel to Scott’s extraordinary reading room, where every book on the shelf leads to magical surprises.

Sun, Jul 05, All day
The whole family can dance and sing along with Super Stolie as she performs her unique and original songs, right in your home!

Sun, Jul 05, All day
Scott Green (The Great Scott) presents a special family magic show! Travel to Scott’s extraordinary reading room, where every book on the shelf leads to magical surprises.

Sun, Jul 05, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Are you a girl interested in computer science? Learn programming skills and develop projects that solve real -world problems. See full description for important registration information.

Mon, Jul 06, All day
The whole family can dance and sing along with Super Stolie as she performs her unique and original songs, right in your home!

Mon, Jul 06, 12:00am - 9:00pm
Scott Green (The Great Scott) presents a special family magic show! Travel to Scott’s extraordinary reading room, where every book on the shelf leads to magical surprises.

Tue, Jul 07, 12:00am - 9:00pm
The whole family can dance and sing along with Super Stolie as she performs her unique and original songs, right in your home!

Tue, Jul 07, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Covers how to create free/low-cost digital scrapbooks with photo editing sites and Photoshop Elements. Also looks at different sites to find free scrapbooking kits, digital paper, and images.

Wed, Jul 08, 10:00am - 11:55pm
Miss Jamie takes the kids on a virtual field trip from the city to her farm, where they take care of the animals, plant the fruits and vegetables, and sing and dance together!

Wed, Jul 08, 10:00am - 11:30am
Our popular Senior Book Discussion group will meet virtually on Wed. July 8 at 10am to discuss The Nickel Boys. You must register in order to receive the Zoom invitation which will be sent July 6.

Rescheduled
Wed, Jul 08, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
New date Monday, July 20, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Google Earth allows you to travel the world through a virtual globe and view satellite imagery, maps, terrain and more!

Wed, Jul 08, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
In astrology, there are 12 zodiac signs: Aquarius, Pisces, Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius and Capricorn.

Thu, Jul 09, All day
Miss Jamie takes the kids on a virtual field trip from the city to her farm, where they take care of the animals, plant the fruits and vegetables, and sing and dance together!

Thu, Jul 09, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
This graphic design tool helps users create posters, business cards social media graphics, invitations, etc.

Fri, Jul 10, All day
Miss Jamie takes the kids on a virtual field trip from the city to her farm, where they take care of the animals, plant the fruits and vegetables, and sing and dance together!

Fri, Jul 10, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
New to 3D design? In this class we'll find 3D models online and customize them to send to the library's 3D printers. For ages 12 and up. Please read full description for important class information.

Sat, Jul 11, All day
Miss Jamie takes the kids on a virtual field trip from the city to her farm, where they take care of the animals, plant the fruits and vegetables, and sing and dance together!

Sun, Jul 12, All day
Miss Jamie takes the kids on a virtual field trip from the city to her farm, where they take care of the animals, plant the fruits and vegetables, and sing and dance together!

Sun, Jul 12, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Are you a girl interested in computer science? Learn programming skills and develop projects that solve real -world problems. See full description for important registration information.

Mon, Jul 13, All day
Miss Jamie takes the kids on a virtual field trip from the city to her farm, where they take care of the animals, plant the fruits and vegetables, and sing and dance together!

Mon, Jul 13, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Join Alex Thomas and Friends as they show you how to use animation software and learn to create different animations! A link for this virtual program will be sent to the email you register with.

Mon, Jul 13, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Travel enthusiast Brian Michalski is on the road again — this time spending over a year in South America.

Tue, Jul 14, 1:00am - 9:00pm
Miss Jamie takes the kids on a virtual field trip from the city to her farm, where they take care of the animals, plant the fruits and vegetables, and sing and dance together!

Tue, Jul 14, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Join Alex Thomas and Friends as they show you how to use animation software and learn to create different animations! A link for this virtual program will be sent to the email you register with.

Tue, Jul 14, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Join us for digital Books & Brews this July 14th to discuss A Good Neighborhood by Therese Anne Fowler. A valid email address is required. The Zoom link will be sent by 2pm on July 14th.

Wed, Jul 15, 10:00am - 10:45am
Todd offers an interactive program called Tall Tales and Silly Songs for all ages, where children are moving, singing, laughing, and learning.

Wed, Jul 15, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Join Alex Thomas and Friends as they show you how to use animation software and learn to create different animations! A link for this virtual program will be sent to the email you register with.

Wed, Jul 15, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Learn more advanced techniques, including combining documents, WordArt, heading styles & table of contents, indexes, and fillable forms.

Wed, Jul 15, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Celebrate the 40th anniversary of The Blues Brothers as we explore the movie's backstories, mix of Hollywood genres, and impact on Chicago-based filmmaking.

Thu, Jul 16, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Join Alex Thomas and Friends as they show you how to use animation software and learn to create different animations! A link for this virtual program will be sent to the email you register with.

Thu, Jul 16, 10:00am - 11:00am
Release your inner chef with the Sticky Fingers master cooking instructors! This is a registered class for ages 4-6 Please sign up for one time slot only. Both time slots are the same recipe.

Thu, Jul 16, 10:00am - 9:00pm
Discover how to draw realistic owls with correct proportions and mark making for feathers. Gather your paper and pencils at home and join us! Best for ages 9 through adult.

Thu, Jul 16, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Release your inner chef with the Sticky Fingers master cooking instructors! This is a registered class for children ages 4-6 Please sign up for one time slot only. Both time slots are the same recipe.

Fri, Jul 17, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Join Alex Thomas and Friends as they show you how to use animation software and learn to create different animations! A link for this virtual program will be sent to the email you register with.

Sat, Jul 18, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Join Alex Thomas and Friends as they show you how to use animation software and learn to create different animations! A link for this virtual program will be sent to the email you register with.

Sat, Jul 18, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
With simple supplies you have at home, use your fingers to make a fun undersea friend. This class will be taught online via Zoom. Please see full description for important registration information.

Sun, Jul 19, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Join Alex Thomas and Friends as they show you how to use animation software and learn to create different animations! A link for this virtual program will be sent to the email you register with.

Sun, Jul 19, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Are you a girl interested in computer science? Learn programming skills and develop projects that solve real -world problems. See full description for important registration information.

Mon, Jul 20, 10:00am - 9:00pm
Discover how to draw realistic owls with correct proportions and mark making for feathers. Gather your paper and pencils at home and join us! Best for ages 9 through adult.

Mon, Jul 20, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
What's new at Family Search

Mon, Jul 20, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Google Earth allows you to travel the world through a virtual globe and view satellite imagery, maps, terrain and more!

Tue, Jul 21, 10:00am - 11:30am
Memory Cafe is an opportunity for socialization and connection for persons who have memory loss and their care partners. Since we're unable to meet in the Library, join our virtual Café.

Wed, Jul 22, 10:00am - 10:45am
Join Farmer Dave for an interactive live-stream concert for all ages. He engages viewers with original songs about community, the environment, and self-expression through the eyes of animals.

Wed, Jul 22, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Enjoy creating quips and voting on favorites in this virtual board game experience. For grades 6-12. Please read full description for important device information.

Thu, Jul 23, 10:00am - 11:00am
Release your inner chef with the Sticky Fingers master cooking instructors! This is a registered class for children age 7-12 Please sign up for one time slot only. Both time slots are the same recipe.

Thu, Jul 23, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Release your inner chef with the Sticky Fingers master cooking instructors! This is a registered class for children age 7-12 Please sign up for one time slot only. Both time slots are the same recipe.

Thu, Jul 23, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Design a choose your own adventure story with Twine, an interactive fiction program. For ages 12 & up. See full description for important details on access.

Sun, Jul 26, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Are you a girl interested in computer science? Learn programming skills and develop projects that solve real -world problems. See full description for important registration information.

Tue, Jul 28, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Learn to create basic spreadsheets with formulas and charts.

Wed, Jul 29, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Don't throw away your shot; test your Hamilton knowledge at this virtual trivia night. Shout it from the rooftops! You're going to want to be in the room where it happens. Link provided day of.

Thu, Jul 30, 10:00am - 11:00am
Release your inner chef with the Sticky Fingers master cooking instructors! This is a registered class for families. Please sign up for one time slot only. Both time slots are the same recipe.

Thu, Jul 30, 10:00am - 9:00pm
Learn how to draw Harry Potter and Hermione in the adorable chibi style. Gather your paper, pencils, colored pencils, and a Sharpie at home and join us. Best for ages 7 through 18.

Thu, Jul 30, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Release your inner chef with the Sticky Fingers master cooking instructors! This is a registered class for families. Please sign up for one time slot only. Both time slots are the same recipe.

Thu, Jul 30, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Learn about the 6 "Beer Barons" of Lake Geneva from Wisconsin HIstorical Society member Michael Rehberg on this informative and fun webinar. You must register to receive a Zoom invitation.

Fri, Jul 31, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Learn how to draw Harry Potter and Hermione in the adorable chibi style. Gather your paper, pencils, colored pencils, and a Sharpie at home and join us. Best for ages 7 through 18.

Sun, Aug 02, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Are you a girl interested in computer science? Learn programming skills and develop projects that solve real -world problems. See full description for important registration information.

Thu, Aug 06, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Enjoy creating quips and voting on favorites in this virtual board game experience. For grades 6-12. Please read full description for important device information.

Sun, Aug 09, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Are you a girl interested in computer science? Learn programming skills and develop projects that solve real -world problems. See full description for important registration information.

Tue, Aug 18, 10:00am - 11:30am
Memory Cafe is an opportunity for socialization and connection for persons who have memory loss and their care partners. Since we're unable to meet in the Library, join our virtual Café.

Mon, Sep 07, All day
Meeting Room A and B (R117)
The library will be closed all day.