January 30, 2013 3:02PM
Updated: March 2, 2013 7:29AM
Lake Villa District Library
1001 E. Grand Ave.
(847) 356-7711; www.lvdl.org
Saturday Readers: Discuss “The Immortal life of Henrietta Lacks” by Rebecca Skloot Feb. 9 at 10 a.m. Refreshments will be served and all are welcome to attend.
Beekeeping: Local beekeeper Ann Miller will share information necessary to get started in beekeeping Feb. 9 at 1 p.m. Registration required.
Cook Memorial Library
413 N. Milwaukee Ave.
(847) 362-2330; webres.cooklib.org
Stories: Join librarians Heather Beverley and Sue McCowin for an evening of old-fashioned, traditional storytelling Feb. 5 at 7 p.m. Families can experience the world’s first enchanting form of entertainment. Recommended for families with children 8 years and older.
Estate planning: Attorney Michael Erde, elder law professor at the John Marshall Law School and CJE Senior Life, presents valuable information on protecting your assets and planning for your family’s future Feb. 6 at 7 p.m. Topics to be covered include trusts, wills, Medicaid, power of attorney, guardianship and long-term care planning. Registration required.
Science: “Wacky science guy” Steve Belliveau will give answers to some amazing questions and more Feb. 9 at 1 p.m. in Libertyville or at 10:30 a.m. at 701 Aspen Drive, Vernon Hills.
Vernon Area Public Library
300 Olde Half Day Road
(847) 634-3650; calendar.vapld.info
Adlai!: This non-partisan Illinois Humanities Council presentation showcases Governor Adlai E. Stevenson’s humor, dedication to world peace, and concern for education, patriotism, and participatory democracy Feb. 5 at 7 p.m. Co-sponsored by the Stevenson Foundation. The program takes place at the Stevenson High School Recital Hall, 1 Stevenson Drive, Lincolnshire. Registration required.
Rodgers & Hammerstein: This musical biography with Susan Benjamin will demonstrate how Rogers and Hammerstein, through their music and stories, disseminated important messages about social issues of their time that are still relevant today Feb. 6 at 1 p.m. Registration required.
Cooking: Join an expert from Deerfield’s Whole Foods and learn how to make some tasty dishes for our favorite heart holiday Feb. 7. Grades 3 to 5 will meet at 4:30 p.m. and grades 6 to 12 will meet at 6:30 p.m. Bring a canned food item for donation. Registration required.
Fremont Public Library
1170 N. Midlothian Road
(847) 918-3225; www.fremontlibrary.org
Public speaking: Peter Glon, a dynamic public speaking coach and member of Toastmasters International, will talk about how to communicate clearly and inspire others through public speaking Feb. 4 at 7 p.m. Registration required.
Estate planning: Family Attorney Wilfred Chan will talk about the ins and outs of estate planning Feb. 6 at 7 p.m. Topics will include wills, trusts, living wills, financial powers of attorney and healthcare powers of attorney. Registration required.
North Chicago Public Library
2100 Argonne Drive
TechGyrls: Girls can work on crafts, robots, science projects Feb. 1 at 3:30 p.m.
Crafts: Make winter crafts Feb. 2 at 11:30 a.m.
Games: Family game day will be Feb. 2 at 1 p.m.