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  • Gentle Yoga
    Friday, August 21, 2015 - 10:30am
    Pollak Room AB

    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.

  • Beginning Blues Harmonica
    Saturday, August 22, 2015 - 10:30am
    Pollak Room B

    Have you ever wished you could play the harmonica? Here's your chance. Old Town School of Music instructor Joe Filisko will teach a workshop which will send you away with a smile. Joe's motto is: "If you can breathe, you can play the harmonica." Harmonicas will be provided. For adults and teens.

    Fill out the registration form below or call 847-272-2958.

  • Paper Roller Coaster Madness (Grades 3-8)
    Sunday, August 23, 2015 - 1:30pm
    Pollak Room AB

    Engineer your own roller coaster with all the exciting twists, turns and loops possible. Bring your creativity and get ready to tinker.

  • Pajama Storytime (For Families)
    Tuesday, August 25, 2015 - 6:30pm

    August - camp fire story
    story corner

  • Wednesday Classic Film Series - Picnic
    Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - 1:00pm

    Weekly screening of classic films.

  • Books on Tap: How to Build a Girl
    Wednesday, August 26, 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 "How to Build a Girl" by Caitlin Moran.

    After shaming herself on a local TV station, awkward and socially-clueless Johanna Morrigan decides to reinvent herself as Dolly Wilde, a promiscuous, raunchy, hard-drinking music critic. While fame and success come instantaneously, Johanna thinks there still might be something missing from her new persona.

  • Chess Club
    Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - 7:00pm
    Pollak Room B

    Whether you're a skilled player looking for an opponent or a beginner interested in learning new skills, join our new weekly chess club and meet like-minded enthusiasts. Already on a chess team? Stop by and show us what you've got. Chess sets and clocks will be provided.

  • Wednesday Classic Film Series - Picnic
    Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - 7:30pm

    Weekly screening of classic films.

  • Great Ideas
    Thursday, August 27, 2015 - 10:00am
    Pollak Room AB

    A discussion of Zionism and the history of Israel. For today's topics see

  • See it on Pinterest - Make it at NPL
    Thursday, August 27, 2015 - 7:30pm
    Pollak Room B

    bubble wrap