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Money Smart Week®

money smart week

April 5-12, 2014

Live your life the Money Smart way. Programs and activities designed to help
consumers of all ages better manage their personal finances.


Glenview Credit Union’s Money Jar Gue$$ing Game (grades K-8)

March 20 – April 25 • One guess per child

Stop by the Youth Services Desk to test your Money Smart skills. Saving pennies adds up. Guess how much money is in this jar! Closest guess wins and takes home the jar. Celebrate Money Smart Week® all month long.

Dream Jobs & Cool Cash
A Parent/Child Playshop (grades 2-5)

Thursday, April 23, 7-8:15 PM • Community Room West
Registration begins February 12

Glenview State Bank and your Librarians provide an interactive experience for parent/child entrepreneurial teams. Develop and present a backyard business idea, then become a consumer and spend your cool cash. Profits will be tallied—will you be Top Tycoon?


Resume Writing for Teens

Monday, April 20, 7-8 PM • Community Room West
Register by April 17 • Grades 9-12 • Limit 40

A representative from the Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC) will focus on formulating and polishing quality resumes.



Telephone & Utility Bill Clinic

Monday, April 20, 1-2:30 PM
Community Room East

Citizens Utility Board (CUB) staff will review your telephone, electric, and natural gas bills and recommend ways for you to cut costs. Please allow for wait time while CUB staff is helping other patrons. Limit 30.

Power Employment Workshop
Secret Strategies to Land a Job in 90 Days

Tuesday, April 21 • 9:30 AM-2:30 PM
Community Room East • Latecomers will not be seated

Discover proven strategies to land a job, as Illinois WorkNet Center speakers share what’s working and what’s not in today’s job market. This comprehensive workshop will discuss setting SMART goals to keep you on track, using social media to connect with active hiring managers, getting your resume through today’s Applicant Tracking Systems, and learning two critical interview skills to sell yourself and land a job. To register:

Be Money Smart
All Spring Long...

Register at the Reference Services Desk or call 847-729-7500 x 7700.

One-to-One Financial Planning

Tuesdays: March 18, April 15 & May 20
Second Floor Study Room
Appointment times: 9 or 10 AM

Schedule a free one-hour consultation with a Certified Financial Planner®.