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  • Guided Meditation
    Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 10:30am
    Village Hall, Board Room

    Om Johari teaches meditation techniques. Relax, renew, refresh and experience the stress-relieving benefits of meditation during guided sessions.

    Meditation meets at the Village Hall in the Board Room.

  • Great Ideas
    Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 10:00am
    Village Hall, Board Room

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    Great Ideas meets at the Village Hall in the Board Room.

  • Wiggleworms Music for Babies (Birth - 23 months with Adult)
    Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 10:30am
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Join a Wiggleworms instructor from the Old Town School of Folk Music for a half hour of music, movement and fun. For babies and toddlers 23 months and younger with a caregiver.

  • Board Meeting
    Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 7:30pm
    Business Office Conference Room (St

    Regular Monthly Meeting of the Board of Trustees.

  • Gentle Yoga
    Friday, December 12, 2014 - 10:30am
    Village Hall, Board Room

    Yoga instructor Olga Rudiak leads a series of yoga sessions for improved physical strength, relaxation and mental clarity. Exercises are done in a chair or standing not on the floor.

    Yoga meets at the Village Hall in the Board Room. Space is limited to the first 70 people in attendance.

  • Mocha & More: The Eye of Minds (grades 6-12)
    Friday, December 12, 2014 - 7:00pm

    Mocha and More: Eye of Minds by James Dashner
    Michael spends most of his time in the virtual world playing Lifeblood Deep, seeking out wild adventures, meeting people, and earning Experience Points. When a rogue player starts terrorizing the game, Michael and his virtual friends Bryson and Sarah are recruited by VirtNet Security to track down the player and stop him. Your first drink is on us and the first 7 registered teens to check in at the Youth Services desk receive a free copy of the title.
    Heads Up: This book has a suggested reading audience of 6-12th grade.
    Friday, December 12, 7-8 p.m. at the Starbucks on Cherry

  • Essential Tremor Support Group
    Saturday, December 13, 2014 - 10:00am
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Informal discussions emphasize medication and coping techniques.

  • Games Outside the Box (All Ages)
    Sunday, December 14, 2014 - 2:00pm
    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 month, we’ll be featuring a different game, program, hardware or toy. Stop by and let’s see what you can do!

    Rube Goldberg Designs
    Rube Goldberg invented machines to make simple jobs complicated: spin a wheel to pull a rope to lift a bucket, and more… all to put food in the dog’s bowl. What crazy ways can you come up with to make something happen? Bring your brain and let’s find out!

  • Great Books
    Monday, December 15, 2014 - 10:00am
    Youth Services Activity Room

    The December reading is selected poetry by Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Copies are available at the Reader Services desk.

  • Early Literacy Lab
    Tuesday, December 16, 2014 - 10:30am
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Get your hands, ears, and eyes exploring the science of early literacy through hands-on activity stations. Activities are designed for an adult and a child to have fun doing together. Adults will leave with lots of ideas and knowledge about how literacy develops in young children. Register online or call 847-272-4300.