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  • Book Discussion: The Snow Queen
    Monday, March 7, 2016 - 10:00am
    Civic Room

    Isabel Soffer leads a discussion of "The Snow Queen" by Michael Cunningham.

    A heartbroken man turns to religion after seeing a vision in the sky above Central Park, while his musician brother takes drugs he thinks will help him compose a ballad for his seriously ill wife.

  • Monday Movers (walkers up to 24 months)
    Monday, March 7, 2016 - 10:30am
    Story Corner

    Join us for a half hour of moving, singing, reading, and fun! For toddlers with a caregiver.
    Mondays, March 7 – April 18, 10:30-11 a.m., Story Corner

  • Munch a Bunch of Books (Grade K-3)
    Monday, March 7, 2016 - 4:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Come in and listen to new books for school aged children. Children can expect to munch and have fun doing related activities and crafts.

  • Oakton Literacy Class Spring 2016
    Monday, March 7, 2016 - 6:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Attend Literacy classes taught by Oakton Community College staff. REGISTRATION is REQUIRED. Call 847-635-1426 for more information or come to the class 10 minutes early to speak with a teacher. Classes are open to both native and non-native speakers of English.

    NOTE: Class will NOT meet on the following dates: (M)1/18, (M)2/15, (M)3/28, (W)3/30

  • Friends of the Northbrook Public Library Board Meeting
    Tuesday, March 8, 2016 - 10:00am
    Civic Room

    Friends of the Northbrook Public Library Board Meeting

  • Two-year-old Storytime (with Caregiver)
    Tuesday, March 8, 2016 - 10:30am
    Story Corner

    Tuesdays, March 8 – April 19, 10:30-11 a.m. - Story Corner
    Wednesdays, March 9 – April 20, 10:30-11 a.m. - Story Corner

  • Preschool Storytime (Ages 3-5)
    Tuesday, March 8, 2016 - 10:30am
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Tuesdays, March 8 – April 19, 10:30-11 a.m.
    Wednesdays, March 9 – April 20, 17, 10:30-11 a.m.

  • HeritageQuest Online
    Tuesday, March 8, 2016 - 2:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    **Originally scheduled for Feb. 23, 2pm** Learn to use HeritageQuest, and explore new content about your ancestors, including the complete U.S. Federal Census, Revolutionary War Records,and indexes to historical books and periodicals. Heritage Quest is available outside the library, with a Northbrook library card.

  • Teen Advisory Board (grades 6-12)
    Tuesday, March 8, 2016 - 5:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Teen Advisory Board (grades 6-12)
    Help us prep the library for National Poetry Month in April! We’ll be creating interactive poetry exhibits, displays, and art. Bring all your favorite poems and to incorporate it into the festivities. Pizza and soda will be included.
    Tuesday, March 8, 5-6 pm

  • Basic Needlepoint Workshop part 3
    Wednesday, March 9, 2016 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

    Basic needlepoint last session. This class is full.