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  • Chat 'n Chew -Tuesdays at the Castle by Jessica Day George (Grades 4-8)
    Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 4:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Join us for snacks and a chat about the book Tuesdays at the Castle.Eleven-year-old Princess Celie lives with her parents, the king and queen, and her brothers and sister at Castle Glower, which adds rooms or stairways or secret passageways most every Tuesday. When the king and queen are ambushed while traveling, it is up to Celie--the castle's favorite--with her secret knowledge of its never-ending twists and turns, to protect their home and save their kingdom. Pick up a copy of the book at the Youth Services Desk.

    Pick up a copy of the book at the Youth Services Desk.
  • Gentle Yoga
    Friday, October 17, 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.

  • Mocha & More: World War Z (grades 6-12)
    Friday, October 17, 2014 - 7:00pm

    World War Z by Max Brooks

    We meet at the Starbucks on Cherry and your first drink is on us. The first 7 registered teens to check in at the Youth Service desk get a free copy of the book. Heads up: This book has a suggested reading audience of 6-12th grade.

  • AARP Driver Safety, part 1
    Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 9:30am
    Covenant Village

    This two-session defensive driving course sponsored by AARP will help make you a better and safer driver. You may be eligible for a discount on the liability portion of your car insurance.

    This class meets at Covenant Village, 2625 Techny Road.

    The mandatory second session is Saturday, October 25 from 9:30am to 1:30pm.

    Fill out the form below or call Reader Services at 847-272-2958. The fee for AARP members is $15; for nonmembers $20.

  • Art Smart (For Families)
    Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 10:00am
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Start your Saturday with art! Brought to you by the NSYMCA Art Academy.

  • Writing Workshop
    Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 2:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Kathleen Anne Fleming presents a workshop on characterization. She has led workshops throughout the Midwest and is the author of three mystery novels.

  • Games Outside the Box (All ages)
    Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 2:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Construction Zone
    Build it big, small, or just amazing – Use our LEGO, TinkerToys, and blocks to make anything you can dream up! Build the tallest tower or the coolest machine.

  • Great Books
    Monday, October 20, 2014 - 10:00am
    Youth Services Activity Room

    The October reading is "The Sorcerer's Apprentice" by Charles Johnson. Copies are available at the Reader Services desk on the 3rd floor.

  • Monday Movers (walkers up to 24 months)
    Monday, October 20, 2014 - 10:00am

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

  • Taking & Sharing Photos for iPads & iPhones
    Monday, October 20, 2014 - 2:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Learn how to take photos and share them on your Apple portable device. Bring your already setup iPad or iPhone with iOS7 and your Apple ID and password.