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Sunday 1 pm - 5 pm


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  • Monday Movers (walkers up to 24 months)
    Monday, November 30, 2015 - 10:30am
    Story Corner

    Join us for a half hour of moving, singing, reading, and fun! For toddlers with a caregiver.
    Mondays, November 9- December 14, 10:30-11 a.m., Story Corner

  • Story Jam (Kindergarten – Grade 2)
    Monday, November 30, 2015 - 4:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

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

  • Adult Winter Reading Club begins
    Tuesday, December 1, 2015

    Read for the Stars

    Earn chances in weekly raffles for gift cards and a Grand Prize drawing for a mini iPad for each book you read this winter. You will receive a mini padfolio when you join.

    Our theme is Fiction Stars: Award-Winning Novels. Reading lists will be available.

    Register in Readers Services on the 3rd floor.

  • Poetry Discussion
    Tuesday, December 1, 2015 - 10:00am
    Civic Room

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

  • Two-year-old Storytime (with Caregiver)
    Tuesday, December 1, 2015 - 10:30am
    Story Corner

    Tuesdays, November 10 – December 15, 10:30-11 a.m. - Story Corner

  • Preschool Storytime (Ages 3-5)
    Tuesday, December 1, 2015 - 10:30am
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Tuesdays, November 10 – December 15, 10:30-11 a.m.
    Wednesdays, November 11 – December 16, 10:30-11 a.m.

  • Holiday Containers, Wreaths and Swags
    Tuesday, December 1, 2015 - 1:00pm
    Pollak Room AB

    Learn how to make festive decorations for holiday celebrations using winter greenery. Presented by Barb Ottolino of The Cultivated Choice. (Demonstration only.)

  • Tech Tuesdays
    Tuesday, December 1, 2015 - 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.

  • String Theory: Crochet (grades 4-12)
    Tuesday, December 1, 2015 - 4:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Interested in learning the art of crochet? Join us for our new Fiber Arts workshop. Each month we will feature a different form of Fiber Arts such as knitting, crochet, or cross stitch. Participants must sign up for all 4 dates. All tools and materials will be provided by the library.

    Tuesday, November 24, 4-5:00 p.m.
    Tuesday, December 1, 4-5:00 p.m.
    Tuesday, December 8, 4-5:00 p.m.
    Tuesday, December 15 , 4-5:00 p.m.

  • Literacy Class
    Tuesday, December 1, 2015 - 6:00pm
    Pollak Room B

    ESL/Literacy classes for adults taught by staff from Oakton Community College. Registration required. Call 847-635-1426 for more information or come to the class 10 minutes early to speak to a teacher.