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  • Monday Movers (walkers up to 24 months)
    Monday, June 15, 2015 - 10:30am

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

  • Introduction to LinkedIn
    Monday, June 15, 2015 - 3:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Learn how to use LinkedIn, a social networking service for professionals and job seekers. An email account, as well as general working knowledge of computers and the internet is required.

  • Raspberry Pi: RetroPie
    Monday, June 15, 2015 - 7:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    16 and older. Get into Pi with this basic class on using the fun gaming console, RetroPie. Requires intermediate computer skills.

  • Book Discussion: Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage
    Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 10:00am
    Civic Room

    Nancy Buehler leads a discussion of "Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage" by Haruki Murakami.

    A man tries to discover why he was ostracized from his close-knit group of friends after high school.

  • Summer Storytime (Ages 2-5)
    Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 10:30am

    Tuesdays, June 9-July 28, 10:30-11 a.m.
    Wednesdays, June 10-July 29, 10:30-11 a.m.

  • Chicago YIVO - Steve Gibons Gypsy Rhythm Project
    Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 2:00pm
    Auditorium

    Violinist Steve Gibons and his ensemble perform a lively melange of Klezmer, Balkan, and Roma music that evokes smiles and cheers. Featuring Nicolae Ferraru on cimbalom.

  • Games Outside the Box (all ages)
    Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 2:30pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Calling all Gamers, Techies, Engineers, Builders, Strategists, Creators, Geeks and Out-of-the-Box thinkers – it’s time to play! Each week we’ll be featuring a different game, program, hardware or toy. Stop by and let’s see what you can do!
    Tuesdays, June 16, 23, 30, 2:30-4:00 p.m.
    Tuesdays, July 7, 14, 21, 28, 2:30-4:00 p.m.

    June 16 - Circuits: snap circuits, MaKey MaKey, Arduino
    June 23 - Air Glider Challenge
    June 30 - Contraptions and Domino Races

    July 7 - Robotics
    July 14 - Catapult Challege
    July 21 - Legos
    July 28 - TBD

  • Arm Knitting
    Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 7:00pm
    Civic Room

    Are you thinking of taking up a new skill, but don't think you have the time? Learn how to arm knit and make a simple scarf in one hour. You will go home with the basics of knitting and a brand new scarf.

  • Earth Friendly Yards
    Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 7:00pm
    Pollak Room AB

    Learn how neighborhood garden pathways help native birds and butterflies survive, plus ways to maintain your own earth friendly yard. Meredith Tucker from Barrington-based Citizens for Conservation illustrates her talk with beautiful photos of home landscapes.

  • Summer Storytime (Ages 2-5)
    Wednesday, June 17, 2015 - 10:30am

    Tuesdays, June 9-July 28, 10:30-11 a.m.
    Wednesdays, June 10-July 29, 10:30-11 a.m.