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  • Mad Scientists (Grades 3-5)
    Sunday, November 9, 2014 - 2:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    The madness continues with this hands-on science program, packed with exciting activities and experiments. Register online or call 847.272.4300.

    This program begins promptly at 2:00pm. Latecomers will not be admitted.
  • Introduction to Craigslist
    Monday, November 10, 2014 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

    Learn how to use Craigslist, a popular website where you can view or post classified ads for free. Basic computer, Internet and email skills are required.

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

    Join us for a half hour of music, movement, and fun!

  • Introduction to Dropbox
    Monday, November 10, 2014 - 3:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Learn how to use Dropbox, an online cloud storage utility that allows you to make your files accessible from almost anywhere. An e-mail account, as well as a general understanding of computers and the internet, is required.

  • Games Outside the Box (for Preschoolers)
    Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 10:00am
    Youth Services Activity Room

    1 hour

  • Zinio Digital Magazines for Tablets and Smartphones
    Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

    Learn how to download and read over 60 popular digital magazines free through the Library’s Zinio collection. Bring your tablet or smartphone. Requires basic internet/mouse skills and a working email account.

  • Games Outside the Box (for School Age)
    Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 3:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    1.5 hours

  • Teen Advisory Board Meeting (grades 6-12)
    Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 5:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Teen Advisory Board Meeting #3
    Finals may be months away, but it’s time to start some serious Finals Cafe planning. Let’s start thinking about the cafe dates, snacks, drinks, activities and desired study aids. We will also be deciding on which goodwill service activity to do for our holiday meeting. If you sponsor a particular cause or know of any service projects, let us know! As always, there will be pizza and soda.
    Tuesday, November 11, 5-6 p.m.

  • Concert and Commentary with Jim Kendros
    Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 7:00pm
    MultiMedia Department

    Pre-concert lecturer Jim Kendros will discuss the Northbrook Symphony's upcoming November 19 concert, The Spirituality of Music: Man's Glorious Search for the Infinite. Jim will highlight what to listen for and delve into the lives of the composers and their times. He will conclude with a mini concert on one of his unusual string instruments.

  • Book Discussion: I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
    Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 10:00am
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Benjamin Goluboff leads a discussion of "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings," a memoir by the late great Maya Angelou about growing up black in Arkansas in the 1930s and 40s.

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

    The meeting will be held in the Youth Services Activity Room on the second floor of the library.