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  • Holiday Letter How-To
    Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 2:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Create a family newsletter for the holidays. Use Microsoft Word to insert pictures, work with text boxes, format borders and backgrounds, and use WordArt.

  • Apprentices of the Book Empire (Grades 2-6)
    Wednesday, October 29, 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.
  • Bookworm Club - Dying to Meet You by Kate Klise (Grades 2-3)
    Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 7:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Join us for a fun discussion about the book Dying to Meet You! In this story told mostly through letters, children's book author, I. B. Grumply, gets more than he bargained for when he rents a quiet place to write for the summer.

  • Advanced Excel 2013
    Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

    Explains autofill, absolute addressing, NOW and IF functions, conditional formatting and data bars. Also explores pivot tables.

  • Halloween Movie Night
    Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 6:30pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Come and enjoy the original film Ghostbusters. We’ll supply the movie snacks.

  • 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.