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  • Library Closed for Easter
    Sunday, April 5, 2015

    The library is closed all day for Easter Sunday.

  • Book Discussion: The Good Lord Bird
    Monday, April 6, 2015 - 10:00am
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Isabel Soffer leads a discussion of the National Book Award winner "The Good Lord Bird" by James McBride. Copies of the book are available at the 3rd floor Reader Services desk.

    Mistaken for a girl by abolitionist John Brown, a slave boy maintains a feminine disguise for safety's sake as he joins the movement in the years leading up to the raid on Harper's Ferry.

  • Monday Movers (walkers up to 24 months)
    Monday, April 6, 2015 - 10:00am

    Join us for a half hour of moving, singing, reading, and fun! For toddlers with a caregiver.
    Story Corner

  • Story Jam (Kindergarten – Grade 2)
    Monday, April 6, 2015 - 4:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

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

  • Poetry Discussion
    Tuesday, April 7, 2015 - 10:00am
    MultiMedia Department

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

  • Two-year-old Storytime (with Caregiver)
    Tuesday, April 7, 2015 - 10:30am

    Story Corner

  • Preschool Storytime (Ages 3-5)
    Tuesday, April 7, 2015 - 10:30am
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Tuesdays, March 24 - April 28
    Or Wednesdays, March 25 - April 29

  • Concert and Commentary with Jim Kendros
    Tuesday, April 7, 2015 - 7:00pm
    MultiMedia Department

    Pre-concert lecturer Jim Kendros will discuss the Northbrook Symphony's upcoming April 12 concert, "In Mahler's Shadow: Bohemian Revelry and the Path to Resurrection," and the May 3 concert, "Franco-Prussian Fresco: German Epic and French Reverie." Jim will highlight what to listen for and delve into the lives of the composers and their times. He will conclude with a mini concert on one of his unusual string instruments.

  • Digital Photography
    Tuesday, April 7, 2015 - 7:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Organize, edit, and enhance your photos.  Create a slide show.  Participants must bring their own cameras and memory cards containing photos. The first 15 minutes will be spent uploading photos.

  • See It on Pinterest, Make It at NPL
    Tuesday, April 7, 2015 - 7:30pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    We'll be making Jazzy Jute Wrapped Vases. All supplies provided.