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  • Art Ability
    Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 10:00am
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Especially for Kids with Special Needs (All ages, with Caregiver)
    Children of all abilities engage in art in this special class by NSYMCA Art Academy Staff.

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

    What do you know about the Czech Republic? Come explore this land of castles, bridges, hills, amazing puppets and fairy tales.Register online or call 847.272.4300.

  • Book Discussion: The Flamethrowers
    Monday, November 3, 2014 - 10:00am
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Isabel Soffer leads a discussion of "The Flamethrowers" by Rachel Kushner.

    In the 1970s, a woman comes to New York to pursue her dreams in the SoHo art scene, where she gets involved with an Italian sculptor estranged from his wealthy family and comes in contact with a radical movement in Italy.

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

  • Stretch and Sing!
    Monday, November 3, 2014 - 10:30am

    Get ready to move to the music!

  • Poetry Discussion
    Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - 10:00am
    MultiMedia Department

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

  • Guided Meditation
    Wednesday, November 5, 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.

  • Apprentices of the Book Empire (Grades 2-6)
    Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 4:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Calling all young authors and illustrators! Bring your finished story or manuscript to be illustrated and peer reviewed. Illustrate someone else’s story. Learn about book design and the publishing process. Then have your story published by the library for others to check out and admire. Register online or call 847.272.4300. Email completed stories to or drop them off at the desk.

    Open to those who have not previously participated in the program. Must attend all 4 sessions.
  • Current Events
    Thursday, November 6, 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.

  • Digital Photography and Web Albums
    Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

    Organize, edit, and enhance your photos using Picasa.  Create a slide show.  Participants must bring their own cameras and memory cards containing photos. The first 15 minutes will be spent uploading photos.

  • Education and Child Care Fair (Parents)
    Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 6:30pm

    Explore dozens of local early childhood programs. Meet the providers and get all your questions answered!
    Youth Services Department