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  • Illinois Poetry Society Meeting
    Sunday, July 12, 2015 - 1:00pm
    Civic Room

    The Illinois State Poetry Society has a chapter that meets at the library. New members are welcome. Bring ten copies of two of your poems to share.

  • Globe Trotters (Grades K-3)
    Sunday, July 12, 2015 - 2:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Destination: The Netherlands
    The Netherlands has been waging a super-heroic battle with the sea for centuries – come learn about windmills, dikes, and how to hold back an ocean of water.

  • Monday Movers (walkers up to 24 months)
    Monday, July 13, 2015 - 10:30am

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

  • Final Inspection
    Monday, July 13, 2015 - 12:00pm

    Final Inspection of Construction Project

  • Final Inspection
    Monday, July 13, 2015 - 12:00pm
    Civic Room

    Final Inspection of Construction Project

  • Final Inspection
    Monday, July 13, 2015 - 12:00pm
    Pollak Room AB

    Final inspection of construction project

  • Friends of the Northbrook Public Library Board Meeting
    Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 10:00am
    Civic Room

    Friends of the Northbrook Public Library Board Meeting

  • Stories in the Garden (Ages 2-5)
    Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 10:30am

    Summer Storytime is taking place at the Northbrook Community Gardens located behind the Village Hall on July 14 & 15, 10:30-11 a.m.

    Please Note: In case of rain the storytimes will take place in the library.

  • TEDxNorthbrookLibrary: Our Relationship with Social Media
    Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 1:00pm
    Pollak Room AB

    Social media has become a mainstay of modern life on the internet, attracting millions of users to services such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. But what is social media's effect on us?

    Our inaugural event's theme is "Our Relationship with Social Media". Join us as we screen three insightful TED Talks and have a discussion afterwards. Refreshments will be served.

    Video presenters include:
    Social activist Monica Lewinsky, "The Price of Shame"
    Cognitive scientist Stefana Broadbent, "How the Internet Enables Intimacy"
    Futurist Juan Enriquez, "Your Online Life, as Permanent as a Tattoo"

  • Games Outside the Box (all ages)
    Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 2:30pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Calling all Gamers, Techies, Engineers, Builders, Strategists, Creators, Geeks and Out-of-the-Box thinkers – it’s time to play! Each week we’ll be featuring a different game, program, hardware or toy. Stop by and let’s see what you can do!
    Tuesdays, June 16, 23, 30, 2:30-4:00 p.m.
    Tuesdays, July 7, 14, 21, 28, 2:30-4:00 p.m.

    June 16 - Circuits: snap circuits, MaKey MaKey, Arduino
    June 23 - Air Glider Challenge
    June 30 - Contraptions and Domino Races

    July 7 - Robotics
    July 14 - Cup Stacking Challenge
    July 21 - Legos
    July 28 - Catapult Challenge