Fremont Public Library
1170 N. Midlothian Road
(847) 918-3225; www.fremontlibrary.org
Social Security: Starting Social Security benefits may be as simple as filing out a form, but the decision about when to claim should be made carefully. Certified financial planner Karen Chan will explain claiming options and how much money is at stake Jan. 30 at 7 p.m. Registration required.
Zion-Benton Public Library
2400 Gabriel Ave.
ACT Prep: High school students can get ready for the ACT with free help and resources Jan. 31 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Take a practice test in English then work on improving your answers.
Gaming: Teens in grades 5 to 12 are invited for open gaming after hours Feb. 1 from 7 to 9 p.m.