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  • Create a Unique Button Necklace
    Saturday, February 6, 2016 - 10:00am
    Pollak Room B

    Learn how to create a unique necklace using buttons.You can bring your own (90 of varying sizes and colors) or use buttons provided by the instructor, Nancy Brothers. Registration is required.

  • Love to Color
    Sunday, February 7, 2016 - 2:00pm
    Pollak Room AB

    Coloring event for adults and families.

  • Concerts on 3 - Mira Luxion
    Sunday, February 7, 2016 - 2:00pm
    MultiMedia Department

    Cello. Works by Bach, Cassado.
    Our winter concert series returns to brighten the cold winter days. Concerts on 3 will present classical performances every Sunday in February in the Multimedia Department on the 3rd floor. This location will not only provide the listeners with a more relaxed concert setting, but a spectacular winter view as well. Performances will include small group and solo works. Come for a new concert experience this winter at the library.
    Concerts sponsored by the Northbrook Arts Commission

  • Monday Movers (walkers up to 24 months)
    Monday, February 8, 2016 - 10:30am
    Story Corner

    Join us for a half hour of moving, singing, reading, and fun! For toddlers with a caregiver.
    Mondays, January 11 – February 15, 10:30-11 a.m., Story Corner

  • Story Jam (Kindergarten – Grade 2)
    Monday, February 8, 2016 - 4:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Have fun listening to cool new stories and make a craft to take home.

  • Oakton Literacy Class Spring 2016
    Monday, February 8, 2016 - 6:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Attend Literacy classes taught by Oakton Community College staff. REGISTRATION is REQUIRED. Call 847-635-1426 for more information or come to the class 10 minutes early to speak with a teacher. Classes are open to both native and non-native speakers of English.

    NOTE: Class will NOT meet on the following dates: (M)1/18, (M)2/15, (M)3/28, (W)3/30

  • Two-year-old Storytime (with Caregiver)
    Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 10:30am
    Story Corner

    Tuesdays, January 12 – February 16, 10:30-11 a.m. - Story Corner

  • Preschool Storytime (Ages 3-5)
    Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 10:30am
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Tuesdays, January 12 – February 16, 10:30-11 a.m.
    Wednesdays, January 13 – February 17, 10:30-11 a.m.

  • Jazz Forum
    Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 1:00pm

    A rare screening of the 1957 broadcast “The Sound of Jazz” featuring Count Basie, Billie Holiday, Lester Young, Coleman Hawkins, Thelonious Monk and more.
    Jazz performed by the masters of the era.

  • Tech Tuesdays
    Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 3:00pm
    2nd Floor, Reference Area

    Drop by and get help using eBooks, eAudiobooks, digital magazines, HOOPLA, and your portable device. Bring your device and any user IDs and passwords (Apple ID/password or Amazon account information). No sign up required. Find us on the 2nd floor across from the Reference Desk.