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  • Globe Trotters - Ecuador
    Sunday, April 19, 2015 - 2:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    What do bananas and roses have in common? Both come from Ecuador.

  • Globe Trotters - Finland (Grades K-3)
    Sunday, April 19, 2015 - 2:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Finland is full of surprises! Did you know that in addition to being the home of reindeers, saunas and heavy metal bands, Angry Birds comes from Finland? Come learn more and enjoy the classic Finnish tale “The Princess Mouse”.
    Call 847.272.4300 to register.

  • Google Ins & Outs
    Monday, April 20, 2015 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

    Learn the fundamentals of the world’s top search engine and tips for finding information smarter and faster. Prerequisites: basic computer, Internet and browser skills.

  • Monday Movers (walkers up to 24 months)
    Monday, April 20, 2015 - 10:00am

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

  • Story Jam (Kindergarten – Grade 2)
    Monday, April 20, 2015 - 4:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Have fun listening to cool new stories and make a craft to take home.

  • Book Discussion: The Garden of Evening Mists
    Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 10:00am
    Village Hall, Shermer Study

    Nancy Buehler leads a discussion of "The Garden of Evening Mists" by Tan Twan Eng. Copies of the book are available at the 3rd floor Reader Services desk.

    A woman who survived a Japanese internment camp in Malaysia and became a judge looks back on the time after the war when she worked as an apprentice to a Japanese gardener in hopes of creating a memorial garden for her sister who died in the camp.

    The meeting will be held at the Village Hall in the Shermer Study.

  • Two-year-old Storytime (with Caregiver)
    Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 10:30am

    Story Corner

  • Preschool Storytime (Ages 3-5)
    Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 10:30am
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Tuesdays, March 24 - April 28
    Or Wednesdays, March 25 - April 29

  • Be Your Own Detective
    Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 2:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Discover public records about people, property records, sex offenders, teacher salaries, and campaign contributors and much more! This information is free and open to anyone with a simple Internet search. We will also discuss ways to protect your personal information.

  • Two-Year-old Storytime
    Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 10:30am

    With Caregiver