Professor to Lecture on Social History of Credit Cards Books and Enrichment Send Items to Nbrcalendar@dailyherald.Com

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Professor to Lecture on Social History of Credit Cards Books and Enrichment Send Items to Nbrcalendar@dailyherald.Com


Events related to books and those that enrich your mind, such as book signings and sales, book clubs and writers' groups, lectures, classes and discussions. Deadline is two weeks before event date.

Evening Lecture Series: 7 p.m. Wildwood Presbyterian Church, 18630 Old Gages Lake Road, Grayslake. Wildwood Presbyterian Church will host a Tuesday Evening Lecture Series. Today, the topic will be "Easy Money: The Great Credit Card Seduction." Sociology professor John Tenuto, College of Lake County, will discuss the social history of the credit card, the role of technology, and the interconnections between credit cards, shopping and society. (847) 223-0073.

Novel Pleasures Book Club: 10 a.m. today, Antioch Public Library District, 757 N. Main St., Antioch. Discuss "A Raisin in the Sun" by Lorraine Hansberry. All are welcome, no registration is required. For a copy of the book, call (847) 395-0874.

College Major and Career Planning: 7-8 p.m. today, Ela Area Public Library, 275 Mohawk Trail, Lake Zurich. Parents can learn what they need to know before choosing a college and discover how identifying a college major/career direction can build a student's motivation and confidence while reducing college expenses. Each family will receive a complimentary copy of Career Vision's parent guide, "Getting Started: Talking with Your Child about Career Choices." Free. Registration required; call (847) 438-3433, e-mail infodesk@eapl.org or visit eapl.org.

Writers group: 7 p.m. third Tuesday of each month, Antioch Public Library District, 757 N. Main St., Antioch. Self-guided group for both beginning and advanced writers. Get work critiqued or give feedback on others' work. For information, call Amy Blue, at (847) 395-0874, ext. 227.

Wauconda Area Writer's Group: 7 p.m. today, Wauconda Area Public Library, 801 N. Main St., Wauconda. Inspiration, motivation, critique and encouragement for writers. No charge. Registration required; call (847) 526-6225 or visit wauclib.org.

Novel Thoughts: 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 16, Lake Villa District Library, 1001 E. Grand Ave. …

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