Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Professional Training @ the Glenview Public Library

Work environments are changing rapidly and learning new work skills is absolutely necessary. Keep up to date and enhance your professional profile with online learning available through our library
website for free with your Glenview library card.  Study online in the library, at home, or on your mobile device with Lynda.com.  Over 9000 courses in the Lynda.com library.  New items like these are added each week:

Business Skills

Hiring and Developing Your Future Workforce 

Business Software

Efficient Email Management with Outlook 2016 for Mac 
Customizing Macs for Accessibility and Ease of Use 

Digital Lifestyle

Twitter Essential Training

Marketing

Social Selling with LinkedIn 
Learning SEO Tools 
Social Selling with Twitter 

Project Management

Agile Product Owner: Techniques 

3D and Animation

Learning TouchDesigner 
Game Art: Model & UV Map a Low Poly Character 

CAD

BIM Manager: Managing CAD Standards 
BIM Manager: Managing AutoCAD MEP & AutoCAD Civil 3D 

Graphic Design

Photoshop CC 2017 One-on-One: Advanced 
Making 3D Presentation Materials and Mockups

Motion Graphics and VFX

Practical Motion Background Workshop 
After Effects CC 2017 Essential Training: VFX 

Photography

Advanced Capture One Pro: Library Management 
GoPro HERO5: Tips, Tricks, and Techniques 
Fuji X-T2: Tips, Tricks, and Techniques 

User Experience

UX Design Techniques: Implementation Planning
Illustrator for UX Design w
UX Design Techniques: Overview

Data Science 

NoSQL for Data Science In Depth 

IT Infrastructure

Ethical Hacking: Perimeter Defenses 
Office 365: Troubleshoot Availability and Usage 
Microsoft Azure: Design and Implement a Storage Strategy 

Software Development

Learning the Python 3 Standard Library 
Learning iOS Notifications 
Computer Science Principles Lab: C# 
NoSQL Development with DocumentDB in Azure 
Swift 3 Essential Training: Beyond the Basics 
Swift: Delegations and Data Sources 

Web Development

Ionic 2 and AngularFire2: Building Mobile Apps
Installing Apache, MySQL, and PHP


Don't delay. Start learning with the Glenview Public Library's access to Lynda.com in the 24/7 library www.glenviewpl.org. 


Saturday, February 18, 2017

Don't Miss Tax Exemptions

The Cook County Assessor's Office has extended the deadline for the Senior Citizen Exemption and Senior Freeze Exemption renewal applications for tax year 2016 to March 1, 2017. 

Savings from these exemptions will appear as deductions on the 2017 second installment property tax bills mailed this summer.

Under Illinois law, seniors must reapply annually for both the Senior and Senior Freeze Exemptions in order to continue receiving the deductions on the second installment of their property tax bills.

Also, see information on the Disabled Veterans Homeowner exemption here.

For more assistance, contact your township assessor's office:

Monday, February 13, 2017

Fun Facts for Valentine's Day


Have you ever wondered how much chocolate, jewelry and flowers are purchased for Valentine's Day?  The U.S. Census Bureau compiles fun facts for many holidays and occasions.  Take a look at these details and other interesting trivia for Valentine's Day.

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Fake Charities on the IRS “Dirty Dozen” List of Tax Scams for 2017

The Internal Revenue Service today warned taxpayers about groups masquerading as charitable organizations to attract donations from unsuspecting contributors, one of the “Dirty Dozen” Tax Scams for the 2017 filing season.

Click here for advice from the IRS on making safe charitable contributions.

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Senior Housing Assistance

The 2017 Village Senior Housing Assistance Program is designed to help Glenview residents with their property taxes or rent. The Village of Glenview has approved up to $1,960 per year toward rent or property taxes for qualifying Glenview senior citizens. Applications are available for pickup at:
  • Glenview Village Hall, 2500 East Lake Avenue
  • Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road
  • North Shore Senior Center, 161 Northfield Road, Northfield
  • Glenview Senior Center, 2400 Chestnut Avenue

Completed applications, including all needed documentation, will be accepted from February 6 through 10, 2017. Recipients must be at least 62 years old and have lived within the corporate limits of the Village for at least two years. For a one-person household, total yearly income must be below $17,655.


For a two-person household, total yearly income must be below $23,895. For more information, call Senior Services Coordinator Kim Hand at (847) 904-4366. The application can be downloaded here.

Friday, January 6, 2017

Too COLD! Stay home and download library eBooks, Magazines, or Newspapers.

There are multiple to ways access free library materials through our web site www.glenviewpl.org using your library card number to login from home.

MyMediaMall has eBooks and eAudioBooks in both fiction and non-fiction.

Hoopla has music and movies for streaming.

Zinio and Press Reader have magazines and newspapers in full page format for reading online.

So when it's too cold to leave home to visit the library do not despair. Use the internet, visit the library web page and look for Downloadables and the 24 Hour Library.
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Friday, December 23, 2016

Holiday Fun Facts

Did you know that the U.S. Census Bureau ranks the states by number of major toy makers? Illinois and New York are tied at #3 (31 each), outranked only by Florida (32) and California (93).

Did you know that in 2015 the U.S. imported $392 million worth of  tapered candles? Many of these candles were lit during Diwali, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa. Click here for other fun facts for the holiday season from the U.S. Census bureau.