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  • K-9 Reading Buddies
    Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 6:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Readers can practice their skills and build confidence by reading to a friendly dog from K-9 Reading Buddies! Space is limited, so please register for a 15 minute time slot.

  • Presidential Campaigns: Continuity and Change
    Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 7:00pm
    Pollak Room AB

    The process of electing our president has changed dramatically over the past half century. Changes include the rise of presidential primaries, the growth of pervasive mass media, and the end of restrictions on spending. The importance of the two main political parties endures.

  • Adult Graphic Novel Discussion Group
    Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 7:00pm

    Meeting at North Shore Comics on Dundee and Landwehr Road

    Whether you're a fan or simply want to learn more about this increasingly popular art form, join us at North Shore Comics after store hours to talk about graphic novels with fellow enthusiasts and newcomers.

    This month, we will discuss "Superheroes for grown-ups," graphic novels featuring traditional superheroes but with more mature themes. Choose one or more graphic novels to read from this month's list of suggested titles (<a href="http://ccsp.ent.sirsi.net/client/en_US/nbk/?rm=ADULT+GRAPHIC+0%7C%7C%7C1%7C%7C%7C1%7C%7C%7Ctrue&dt=list#">see list</a>) and meet us at the store to join in the discussion!<br /><br />If you would prefer to own a copy of any of the titles we'll discuss, contact North Shore Comics and ask about their special discount for participants.
  • Basic Needlepoint
    Wednesday, February 17, 2016 - 10:00am
    Civic Room

    Learn the basics from needlework artist Marilynn Salimi and complete a small project of your own in this three-session class. Participants are asked to bring their own small scissors if possible; all other supplies will be provided.

    You must be registered for the first class on February 3 to attend. This class is currently full. Call 847-272-2958 to check the status of the waiting list.

  • 3D Printing for Beginners
    Wednesday, February 17, 2016 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

    Ages 18+. For absolute beginners. Meet the printer and get started with basic design software.

  • Two-year-old Storytime (with Caregiver)
    Wednesday, February 17, 2016 - 10:30am
    Story Corner

    Tuesdays, January 12 – February 16, 10:30-11 a.m. - Story Corner
    Wednesdays, January 13 – February 17, 10:30-11 a.m. - Story Corner

  • Preschool Storytime (Ages 3-5)
    Wednesday, February 17, 2016 - 10:30am
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Tuesdays, January 12 – February 16, 10:30-11 a.m.
    Wednesdays, January 13 – February 17, 10:30-11 a.m.

  • Niagara - Wednesday Classic Film Series
    Wednesday, February 17, 2016 - 1:00pm
    Auditorium

    A vacationing couple, George and Rose Loomis (Joseph Cotton and Marilyn Monroe) rent a quaint bungalow at romantic Niagara Falls. But Rose and her lover plan to murder the unsuspecting husband – in the falls! Marilyn’s fascinating performance as a scheming murderess paints a powerfully dark portrait of human sexuality.

    PRESENTED IN DCP
    1953
    92 minutes

  • Oakton Literacy Class Spring 2016
    Wednesday, February 17, 2016 - 6:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Attend Literacy classes taught by Oakton Community College staff. REGISTRATION is REQUIRED. Call 847-635-1426 for more information or come to the class 10 minutes early to speak with a teacher. Classes are open to both native and non-native speakers of English.

    NOTE: Class will NOT meet on the following dates: (M)1/18, (M)2/15, (M)3/28, (W)3/30

  • Chess Club
    Wednesday, February 17, 2016 - 7:00pm
    Pollak Room B

    Join our weekly chess club and meet like-minded enthusiasts. Already on a chess team? Stop by and show us what you've got. For all skill levels. Chess sets and clocks will be provided.