Updated: February 5, 2013 6:16AM
Antioch Public Library
757 N. Main St.
(847) 395-0874; www.apld.info
Budgeting: Learn how to prepare a monthly budget, comparison shop, cut expenses and track and maintain a budget Jan. 10 at 7 p.m. Presented by the Take Charge Illinois initiative. Registration required.
Learn Microsoft Excel-Part I: A workshop for beginners or those wishing to learn more about Excel will be held Jan. 12 at 9:15 a.m. Excel is a spreadsheet program used for automating calculations, creating charts, forms and more. Registering for Part I will automatically register you for Part II.
e-books to Kindle Fire: Learn how to use the library’s e-book service, MyMediaMall, to download free e-books to your Kindle Fire Jan. 12 at 9:30 a.m. Bring your Kindle Fire and your Amazon account login information with you to the workshop. Registration required.
Lake Villa District Library
1001 E. Grand Ave.
(847) 356-7711; www.lvdl.org
Artful inspirations: Students in grades 4-6 will explore the background of famous illustrators and try out their mediums Mondays beginning Jan. 7 through Feb. 11 at 4:30 p.m. Registration required.
Knitters: Work on knitting or crochet project Jan. 8 at 7 p.m. Must be 18 and over to attend.