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  • Science Explorers (Grades K-2)
    Saturday, December 6, 2014 - 2:15pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Itching to experiment? Explore basic science concepts with hands-on activities. Get ready to get messy and learn something too. Register online or call 847.272.4300.

    This program begins promptly at 2:15pm. Latecomers will not be admitted.
  • Mad Scientists (Grades 3-5)
    Sunday, December 7, 2014 - 2:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    The madness continues with this hands-on science program, packed with exciting activities and experiments. Register online or call 847.272.4300.

    This program begins promptly at 2:00pm. Latecomers will not be admitted.
  • Lyric Opera Lecture Series
    Sunday, December 7, 2014 - 2:00pm
    MultiMedia Department

    Anna Bolena by Donizetti. Lecture by Karen Jared.

  • Teen Advisory Board Meeting (grades 6-12)
    Tuesday, December 9, 2014 - 5:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Teen Advisory Board Meeting #4
    It’s time to give back for the holidays, TAB. In addition to the pizza and holiday treats, we’ll be participating in our annual service project. We’ll also be doing another White Elephant gift exchange. Plan on bringing one White Elephant gift (less than $5) to exchange and/or steal from your fellow board members.
    Tuesday, December 9, 5-6 p.m.

  • Book Lovers: The Art of Hearing Heartbeats
    Tuesday, December 9, 2014 - 7:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Having a hard time finding fellow romance and chick lit lovers? Feel like you have to keep your reading tastes a secret? Come join a book discussion series where we focus on the books we are all reading.

    Tracy Gossage leads a discussion of "The Art of Hearing Heartbeats" by Jan-Philipp Sendker: When a successful New York lawyer suddenly disappears without a trace, neither his wife nor his daughter has any idea where he might be - until they find a love letter he wrote many years before to a Burmese woman who is unknown to them.

    Copies of the book are available at the 3rd floor Reader Services desk.

  • Book Discussion: The Ministry of Special Cases
    Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 10:00am
    Village Hall, Shermer Study

    Benjamin Goluboff leads a discussion of "The Ministry of Special Cases" by Nathan Englander.

    During Argentina's Dirty War, a Jewish couple try to find out what happened to their son who was arrested though the authorities won't admit it.

    The meeting will be held at the Village Hall in the Shermer Study.

  • Guided Meditation
    Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 10:30am
    Village Hall, Board Room

    Om Johari teaches meditation techniques. Relax, renew, refresh and experience the stress-relieving benefits of meditation during guided sessions.

    Meditation meets at the Village Hall in the Board Room.

  • Great Ideas
    Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 10:00am
    Village Hall, Board Room

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    Great Ideas meets at the Village Hall in the Board Room.

  • Wiggleworms Music for Babies (Birth - 23 months with Adult)
    Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 10:30am
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Join a Wiggleworms instructor from the Old Town School of Folk Music for a half hour of music, movement and fun. For babies and toddlers 23 months and younger with a caregiver.

  • Board Meeting
    Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 7:30pm
    Business Office Conference Room (St

    Regular Monthly Meeting of the Board of Trustees.