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  • Library Closed for Thanksgiving
    Thursday, November 27, 2014

    The library is closed all day for Thanksgiving.

  • Teen Movie Afternoon: The Fault in Our Stars (grades 6-12)
    Saturday, November 29, 2014 - 2:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Teen Movie Afternoon: The Fault in Our Stars (PG-13)
    Join us for an afternoon at the movies. We’ll be watching The Fault in Our Stars in the Youth Services Activity Room. We’ll supply the popcorn. Heads up: This movie is rated PG-13 and runs 126 minutes long.
    Saturday, November 29, 2-4:15 p.m.

  • Globe Trotters - Canada
    Sunday, November 30, 2014 - 2:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    We are going to Canada to see the breath-taking sky spectacle known as the Northern Lights. You saw them animated in the movie Frozen, now you will see the real thing on a screen, plus we will make our own with paint to take home.Register online or call 847.272.4300.

  • Adult Winter Reading Club begins
    Monday, December 1, 2014

    Join the Adult Winter Reading Club and earn video coupons and weekly raffle chances for every 5 books you read. Be one of the first to join and receive a campfire mug. Our theme is Foreign Settings. Reading lists will be available at the Reader Services desk and online.

    Register in Readers Services on the 3rd floor.

  • Poetry Discussion
    Tuesday, December 2, 2014 - 10:00am
    MultiMedia Department

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

  • Guided Meditation
    Wednesday, December 3, 2014 - 10:30am
    Village Hall, Board Room

    Om Johari teaches meditation techniques. Relax, renew, refresh and experience the stress-relieving benefits of meditation during guided sessions.

    Meditation meets at the Village Hall in the Board Room.

  • Current Events
    Thursday, December 4, 2014 - 10:00am
    Village Hall, Board Room

    Voice your opinion and hear the opinions of others on the important events of the day. For today's topics see

    Current Events meets at the Village Hall in the Board Room.

  • PELS: Support for Parents of Children with Special Needs
    Friday, December 5, 2014 - 9:30am
    Youth Services Activity Room

    This parents' group, sponsored by NSSED meets the first Friday of each month to provide information and peer support to parents who have children with special needs.

  • Gentle Yoga
    Friday, December 5, 2014 - 10:30am
    Village Hall, Board Room

    Yoga instructor Olga Rudiak leads a series of yoga sessions for improved physical strength, relaxation and mental clarity. Exercises are done in a chair or standing not on the floor.

    Yoga meets at the Village Hall in the Board Room. Space is limited to the first 70 people in attendance.

  • Parisian Salon Concert
    Friday, December 5, 2014 - 7:30pm
    MultiMedia Department

    The Parisian Salon Concerts will close off the year with an exhilarating and luxurious sonic experience with the acclaimed ISF JAZZ ORCHESTRA under the direction of Dr Ron Surace, of the Chicago Music Institute of Lake Forest.