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  • Crafternoons (Grades 3-8)
    Friday, August 14, 2015 - 2:30pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Drop in and spend some time crafting and hanging out. We will be making crafts for your locker and back to school.

  • AARP Driver Safety, part 2
    Saturday, August 15, 2015 - 9:30am
    Pollak Room A

    This two-session defensive driving course sponsored by AARP will help make you a better and safer driver. You may be eligible for a discount on the liability portion of your car insurance.

    Register for part one online or call Reader Services at 847-272-2958. The fee for AARP members is $15; for nonmembers $20.

  • The Rope Warrior
    Saturday, August 15, 2015 - 10:00am
    Auditorium

    David Fisher

  • Writing Workshop
    Saturday, August 15, 2015 - 2:00pm
    Civic Room

    Kathleen Anne Fleming presents a workshop on using the memory. She has led workshops throughout the Midwest and is the author of three mystery novels.

  • 3D Printing for Beginners
    Saturday, August 15, 2015 - 2:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    For adults. Geared toward absolute beginners who have never tried CAD software; meet the printer and get started with basic software.

  • Book Discussion: Station Eleven
    Tuesday, August 18, 2015 - 10:00am
    Civic Room

    Nancy Buehler leads a discussion of "Station Eleven" by Emily St John Mandel.

    An actor dies onstage as he plays King Lear. Hours later society begins to crumble as a catastrophic flu pandemic sweeps across the land, killing majority of the population.

  • Chicago YIVO - Jeffry Mallow Lecture "Anti-Semitism: Alive and Well?"
    Tuesday, August 18, 2015 - 2:00pm
    Auditorium

    Where is anti-Semitism increasing? Where is it decreasing? Is “anti-Zionism” anti-Semitism? Is the greater danger from the left or from the right? Professor Mallow will address these questions.

    JEFFRY V. MALLOW is Professor Emeritus of Physics, Loyola University Chicago. He is Honorary Chair of the Chicago YIVO Society. Professor Mallow has been a public lecturer on science, politics, and Jewish humor for more than thirty years.

  • TEDxNorthbrookLibrary: Can We Delay or End Aging?
    Tuesday, August 18, 2015 - 7:00pm
    Pollak Room AB

    Join us as we screen three insightful TED Talks and have a discussion afterwards. Refreshments will be served.

    Video presenters include:
    Researcher Aubrey de Grey, "A Roadmap to End Aging"
    Biochemist Cynthia Kenyon, "Experiments that Hint of Longer Lives"
    Writer and explorer Dan Buettner, "How to Live to Be 100+"

  • Math and Science Lab (Ages 3-5)
    Wednesday, August 19, 2015 - 10:30am
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Come with an adult lab partner to learn basic science and math concepts through hands-on activities, stories, and music.

  • Wednesday Classic Film Series - Rear Window
    Wednesday, August 19, 2015 - 1:00pm
    Auditorium

    Weekly screening of classic films.