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  • Wee Play (Birth-24 months)
    Thursday, March 24, 2016 - 10:00am
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Music, rhymes, giggles and books for caregiver and baby. Both sessions are for birth to 24 months.
    Thursdays, March 10 – April 21, 10-10:45 a.m. & 11-11:45 a.m.

  • Wee Play (Birth-24 months)
    Thursday, March 24, 2016 - 11:00am
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Music, rhymes, giggles and books for caregiver and baby. Both sessions are for birth to 24 months.
    Thursdays, March 10 – April 21, 10-10:45 a.m. & 11-11:45 a.m.

  • TEDxNorthbrookLibrary Business Confidential: Secrets to Success
    Thursday, March 24, 2016 - 1:00pm
    Pollak Room AB

    Join us as we screen four prerecorded TED Talks and have a discussion afterwards. Refreshments will be served.

    Video presenters include:

    -Leadership Expert Simon Sinek, “How Great Leaders Inspire Action”
    -Business Educator Eddie Obeng, “Smart Failure for a Fast-Changing World”
    -Information Security Manager David Grady, “How to Save the World (or at least yourself) from Bad Meetings”
    -Journalist Arianna Huffington, “How to Succeed? Get More Sleep”

  • Introduction to Craigslist
    Thursday, March 24, 2016 - 2:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Learn how to use Craigslist, a popular website where you can view or post classified ads for free. Basic computer, Internet and email skills are required.

  • Serial Readers - (grades 4-6): Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key by Jack Gantos
    Thursday, March 24, 2016 - 4:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    We'll be reading and discussing books in a series while enjoying pizza and snacks. Register and stop by the Youth Services desk for a library copy of the book.

  • Meet the Author: Patricia Skalka
    Thursday, March 24, 2016 - 7:00pm
    Pollak Room AB

    Chicago author Patricia Skalka is the author of two mysteries set in Wisconsin: "Death Stalks Door County" and "Death at Gills Rock." She will discuss and sign copies of her books.

  • Gentle Yoga
    Friday, March 25, 2016 - 9:30am
    Pollak Room AB

    Due to high demand, we are now offering TWO yoga sessions. Attend either the 9:30 session or the 11:00 session. Space in each session is limited to the first 50 people.

    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.

  • Gentle Yoga
    Friday, March 25, 2016 - 11:00am
    Pollak Room AB

    Due to high demand, we are now offering TWO yoga sessions. Attend either the 9:30 session or the 11:00 session. Space in each session is limited to the first 50 people.

    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.

  • Mocha & More: Ready Player One by Ernest Cline (grades 6-12)
    Friday, March 25, 2016 - 7:00pm

    Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

    The world has turned into a very bleak place, but luckily there is OASIS, a virtual reality world. People can plug into OASIS to play, go to school, earn money, and even meet other people. Along with millions of other, protagonist Wade Watts dreams of finding three keys left behind by James Halliday, the now-deceased creator of OASIS. The keys are rumored to be hidden inside OASIS and whoever finds them will inherit Halliday's fortune. But Halliday has not made it easy. And there are real dangers in this virtual world.

    Heads Up: This book has a suggested reading audience of 7-12th grade.
    Friday, March 25, 7-8pm, Starbucks

  • Jazz/Blues Salon Concert Series - The Fat Babies
    Friday, March 25, 2016 - 7:30pm
    Auditorium

    The Fat Babies are a seven piece jazz band interpreting classic styles of the 1920s and 30s. Founded in 2010 by string bass player Beau Sample, its members include Andy Schumm (cornet), John Otto (reeds), Dave Bock (trombone), Jake Sanders (banjo and guitar), Paul Asaro (piano), and Alex Hall (drums). The Fat Babies have two albums out on the Delmark Record label.