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  • Poetry Discussion
    Tuesday, June 2, 2015 - 10:00am
    Civic Room

    Join us for poetry discussions with literary critic Isabel Soffer. No advance reading is required.

  • Books on Tap: The Family Fang
    Wednesday, June 3, 2015 - 7:00pm
    Landmark Inn

    **This discussion has been rescheduled to June 3.**

    Books on Tap is the library's book club in a pub. Meet in the private room of the Landmark Inn to relax, talk books, and enjoy a tasty beverage and snacks.

    Tracy Gossage leads a discussion of "The Family Fang" by Kevin Wilson. Copies of the book are available at the 3rd floor Reader Services desk.

    Forced to star in their parents' performance art as children, a pair of grown siblings return home after personal crises and learn that one last show is underway.

  • Current Events
    Thursday, June 4, 2015 - 10:00am
    Pollak Room AB

    Voice your opinion and hear the opinions of others on the important events of the day. For today's topics see

  • Gentle Yoga
    Friday, June 5, 2015 - 10:30am
    Pollak Room AB

    Yoga instructor Olga Rudiak leads a series of yoga sessions for improved physical strength, relaxation and mental clarity. Exercises are done in a chair or standing not on the floor.

  • Parisian Salon Concert
    Friday, June 5, 2015 - 7:30pm

    Join hosts Jane and Didier Lepauw for an evening of music.

  • Bling Your Bike!
    Saturday, June 6, 2015 - 9:30am

    Join us for our Make It! June kick-off where we'll focus on bike safety. Bring your bike for a free inspection from Northbrook’s Performance Bicycle, then register your bike with the Northbrook police department. The first 30 visitors can wrap their bikes with an EL wire kit or add some glow-in-the-dark bike spoke beads, while supplies last. Held outside the library. Registration not required.

  • Bike Safety Tips
    Saturday, June 6, 2015 - 11:30am
    Pollak Room AB

    Gets tips on bike safety for all ages from the Northbrook Police Department. Registration not required.

  • Turn Signal Gloves
    Saturday, June 6, 2015 - 2:00pm
    Civic Room

    Bring your basic sewing skills and a pair of knit gloves and we'll show you how to create your own turn signal gloves that light up when you close your hand. Registration required.

  • Homebrewing
    Sunday, June 7, 2015 - 2:00pm

    Learn how to make beer in your own home. Participants will get an introduction to equipment, ingredients, and the brewing process with a live brewing demonstration. We will meet outside of the library in the parking lot. Space is limited and registration is required. Must be at least 21 years old to participate.

  • Intermediate Word 2013
    Monday, June 8, 2015 - 9:30am
    Interactive Classroom

    Covers formatting features including margins, alignment and page numbering, copy/cut and paste, inserting graphics and photos, and reviewing Word templates.