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  • Tech Tuesdays
    Tuesday, October 27, 2015 - 3:00pm
    2nd Floor, Reference Area

    Drop by and get help using eBooks, eAudiobooks, digital magazines, HOOPLA, and your portable device. Bring your device and any user IDs and passwords (Apple ID/password or Amazon account information). No sign up required. Find us on the 2nd floor across from the Reference Desk.

  • String Theory: Knitting (grades 4-12)
    Tuesday, October 27, 2015 - 4:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Interested in learning the art of knitting? Join us for our new Fiber Arts workshop. Each month we will feature a different form of Fiber Arts such as knitting, crochet, or cross stitch. Participants must sign up for all 4 dates. All tools and materials will be provided by the library.

    Tuesday, October 6, 4-5:00 p.m.
    Tuesday, October 13, 4-5:00 p.m.
    Tuesday, October 20, 4-5:00 p.m.
    Tuesday, October 27, 4-5:00 p.m.

  • Literacy Class
    Tuesday, October 27, 2015 - 6:00pm
    Pollak Room B

    ESL/Literacy classes for adults taught by staff from Oakton Community College. Registration required. Call 847-635-1426 for more information or come to the class 10 minutes early to speak to a teacher.

  • Pajama Stories (Families)
    Tuesday, October 27, 2015 - 6:30pm

    Put on your coziest pajamas and join us for a half hour of stories and fun! Story Corner

  • When the Reaper Comes: Mystery Writers Share Their Secrets
    Tuesday, October 27, 2015 - 7:00pm

    Meet some of today's most talented writers at the library's new series, an Evening with the Author. At each event, authors will read a selection of their work, answer questions, and sign copies of their books. Books will be available to purchase courtesy of the Book Bin.

    Join authors Lori Rader-Day ("The Black Hour"), Susanna Calkins ("A Murder at Rosamund's Gate"), Jamie Freveletti ("Running from the Devil") and Lynne Raimondo ("Dante's Wood") for a thrilling discussion of mystery novels.

  • Math and Science Lab (Ages 3-5)
    Wednesday, October 28, 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.

  • Arsenic and Old Lace - Wednesday Classic Film Series
    Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 1:00pm

    Wednesday Classic Film Series - Cary Grant
    118 minutes

  • Books on Tap: Bird Box
    Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 7:00pm
    Landmark Inn

    Books on Tap is the library's book club in a pub. Meet in the private room of the Landmark Inn to relax, talk books, and enjoy a tasty beverage and snacks.

    Mike Hominick leads a discussion of "Bird Box" by Josh Malerman.

    Malorie's two children have been taught to stay indoors and to keep their eyes shut. That is because there is something evil out there. But now, if they want to live, they must go outside.

  • Chess Club
    Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 7:00pm
    Pollak Room B

    Join our weekly chess club and meet like-minded enthusiasts. Already on a chess team? Stop by and show us what you've got. For all skill levels. Chess sets and clocks will be provided.

  • Arsenic and Old Lace - Wednesday Classic Film Series
    Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 7:30pm

    Wednesday Classic Film Series - Cary Grant
    118 minutes