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Special Events

You’ve Been Hacked!

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Have hackers already gotten into your computers? Would you know it if they have? Is an employee planning on stealing your data? What can you do to stop this? Are computer viruses really that big a deal? Learn how to keep hackers out of your data and make sure you they don’t keep you out. We'll cover security for your network, systems, mobile devices, as well as the things viruses do and how to defend against them. Learn some surprising aspects of computer security and the one thing that ensures you have your data even when all else fails! Speaker: SCORE presenter Grant Hoover founder of Symphony Systems.

*This program is for business owners.

Huntley Meeting Room

Registration: "You've Been Hacked!"

Film— Love Under Fire

Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 7:00pm
In celebration of Women’s History Month, Chicago film director, Amelia Dellos, will present Love Under Fire: The Story of Bertha and Potter Palmer, the epic love story between young socialite Bertha Honoré and Potter Palmer, a self-made man 20 years her senior. Their passion for one another and the city they loved would inspire Chicago to rise like a phoenix from the ashes of The Great Chicago Fire. A Q&A with the director will follow the screening of the movie.  REGISTER

Funded by the St. Charles Public Library Foundation 

Carnegie Community Room

Registration: Film— Love Under Fire

Jump Start the Growing Season – Starting from Seed

Saturday, March 7, 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Starting seeds indoors is a great way to head off cabin fever and get a significant jump start on your spring garden. A University of Illinois Master Gardener will discuss timing, seed selection, germination and seedling growth and hardening off young plants before their permanent move outdoors. A seed swap will immediately follow this event. REGISTER or DROP IN

Huntley Meeting Room

Super-Couponing with Jill Cataldo

Wednesday, March 11  - 6:30–8:30 p.m.

Jill Cataldo, one of the premier coupon experts in the country and author of a nationally-syndicated newspaper column, will explain how to maximize your grocery savings and purchase hundreds of dollars’ worth of groceries for just pennies! She’ll teach the couponing secrets of the pros, which stores will let shoppers stack multiple coupons, how to track sales and discounts online and best of all—how to get the store to pay you to shop.  REGISTER

Carnegie Community Room

Fascinating Women of History: Bette Davis

Tuesday, March 17  ■  Noon  ■  Huntley Meeting Room

Co-sponsored by the St. Charles Heritage Center

Few actresses in Hollywood have rivaled her for longevity and appeal. A star for almost 60 years, Bette Davis appeared in 101 major studio films and created a new kind of film heroine: strong, outspoken and even wicked.  Her personal life was as tempestuous as her life on screen. Meet the ultimate star from the golden age of Hollywood—brought to life by Leslie Goddard.  REGISTER

Plant Exchange

Saturday, May 16  ■  9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Huntley Meeting Room

Stop in any time during the day to drop off, exchange or take plants. All sizes and types of plants are welcome.  DROP IN