Has the COVID-19 pandemic impacted your retirement plans? Job losses, a volatile stock market, and historically low interest rates have many rethinking their financial plans. Whether you are about to retire or are currently in retirement, join Ed Gjertsen II, CFP®, a nationally recognized financial planning professional, in this interactive presentation as he shares decades of financial planning experience to help you navigate the New Normal.
Navigating the Job Search
Thursdays in August, 3-4 PM
August 6: Job Searching Today: The job market has changed so how can you do an effective job search today? Career Librarian Mike Buhmann will go over essential career tools and how to develop the knowledge and skills to land an optimal job.
August 13: Resumes and Self-Marketing Material: Join career professionals Jerry Donahue and Joan Neumahr to learn the best ways to market yourself during the quarantine. Learn techniques to create an optimal resume, LinkedIn profile, cover letters and more.
August 20: Interviewing in the Virtual Age: During the pandemic, most interviewing is done via phone and a computer. In this program long time Human Resources professional Frances Price will explain the techniques for looking and sounding your best.
August 27: Informational Interviewing: Get an edge on the competition by networking your way to your next career. Martin Gahbauer of Elmhurst College will provide a guide to take control of your job search by conducting a series of directed interviews that will develop your network and land a quality job.
This series co-sponsored with the Glenview Public Library, Niles-Maine District Library, the Skokie Public Library, and the Wilmette Public Library.
Register via the Skokie program calender.
Career Counseling Appointments
Friday, August 7, 30 minute appointments, 9-11:15 AM • Via Zoom or by phone
Wednesday, August 19, 30 minute appointments: 6:15-8:30 PM • Via Zoom or by phone
Consult virtually with a career expert for resume help, LinkedIn profile review, and job search strategies for any stage of your career. Appointments are limited to Glenview Library cardholders. Register hereand select Virtual Career Counseling Appointment or call 847-729-7500 x7700. Appointments are offered via Zoom or by phone.
Local Histories Add Clues & Color to Your Genealogy
Local histories are often maligned as inaccurate sources; however, used correctly, these local histories can be very helpful. Kimberly Nagy will explain how these histories can provide clues for further research. Presented in partnership with the North Suburban Genealogical Society.
Learn new ways to organize your data with tables in Excel. This class covers how to create tables and pivot tables, sort and filter data, work with large spreadsheets, and more. Basic Excel skills required.
SCORE Counseling Appointments
All appointments Via Zoom
Tuesday, August 11, 1-4 PM
Tuesday, August 18, 5-8 PM
Friday, August 21, 1-4 PM
Tuesday, August 25, 11-2 PM
Tuesday, September 1, 1-4 PM
Tuesday, September 8, 1-4 PM
Tuesday, September 15, 5-8 PM
Friday, September 25, 1-3 PM
SCORE North Cook & Lake Counties provides mentoring to local small business owners and entrepreneurs. Meet virtually with a mentor to discuss strategies for these uncertain times. Register and schedule your appointment here.
Tired of paying too much for cable? Cost-friendly alternatives like Roku, Netflix, hoopla, kanopy, and others can help you save a bundle and change the way you watch tv.
Financial Planning Appointments
Tuesday, August 18, 9 or 10 AM • Via Zoom or by phone
Do you have questions about how to invest, budget, or safeguard your finances? Schedule a free, virtual, one-hour consultation with a Certified Financial Planner. Appointments are limited to Glenview Library cardholders. Register hereand select Virtual Financial Planning Appointment or call 847-729-7500 x7700. Appointments are offered via Zoom or by phone.
Take a musical cruise to explore the rich culture of the eastern Mediterranean. George Lawler and Eve Monzingo perform folk music from the Greek islands to the Turkish coastline and down to Egypt on acoustic instruments such as the Sandouri (Greek/Jewish Hammered dulcimer), clarinet, flute, guitar and defi (tambourine).