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  • Book Discussion: The Lowland
    Monday, October 6, 2014 - 10:00am
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Isabel Soffer leads a discussion of "The Lowland" by Jhumpa Lahiri.

    While his brother becomes an insurgent in 1960s Calcutta, an Indian man moves to America to do scientific research, but a tragedy forces him to return home.

    Copies of the book are available at the Reader Services desk on the 3rd floor.

  • Monday Movers (walkers up to 24 months)
    Monday, October 6, 2014 - 10:00am

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

  • FaceTime for iPads & iPhones
    Monday, October 6, 2014 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

    Learn how to use FaceTime on your Apple device! Bring your already set up iPad & iPhone with iOS7 and your Apple ID and password. Please note: FaceTime only works for iPhone 4 (or later) and iPad Mini and iPad 2 (or later).

  • Introduction to Dropbox
    Monday, October 6, 2014 - 3:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Learn how to use Dropbox, an online cloud storage utility that allows you to make your files accessible from almost anywhere. An e-mail account, as well as a general understanding of computers and the internet, is required.

  • Story Jam (Kindergarten – Grade 2)
    Monday, October 6, 2014 - 4:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

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

  • Poetry Discussion
    Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 10:00am
    MultiMedia Department

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

  • PowerPoint 2013
    Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

    Learn the fundamentals of using the PowerPoint presentation software.

  • Preschool Storytime (Ages 3-5)
    Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 10:30am
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Storytime for preschoolers

  • Two-year-old Storytime (2 year olds with Adult)
    Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 10:30am

    Tuesdays, September 16 - October 21
    Wednesdays, September 17 - October 22

  • Book Discussion: I Married a Communist
    Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - 10:00am
    Village Hall, Shermer Study

    Benjamin Goluboff leads a discussion of "I Married a Communist" by Philip Roth.

    The story of the rise and fall of Ira Ringold, a big American roughneck who begins life as a teenage ditch-digger in 1930s Newark, becomes a big-time 1940s radio star, and is destroyed, as both a performer and a man, in the McCarthy witchhunt of the 1950s.

    Copies of the book are available at the Reader Services desk on the 3rd floor.

    The meeting will be held at the Village Hall in the Shermer Study.