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  • 3D Printing for Beginners
    Saturday, August 15, 2015 - 2:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    For adults. Geared toward absolute beginners who have never tried CAD software; meet the printer and get started with basic software.

  • Book Discussion: Station Eleven
    Tuesday, August 18, 2015 - 10:00am
    Civic Room

    Nancy Buehler leads a discussion of "Station Eleven" by Emily St John Mandel.

    An actor dies onstage as he plays King Lear. Hours later society begins to crumble as a catastrophic flu pandemic sweeps across the land, killing majority of the population.

  • Chicago YIVO - Jeffry Mallow Lecture "Anti-Semitism: Alive and Well?"
    Tuesday, August 18, 2015 - 2:00pm
    Auditorium

    Where is anti-Semitism increasing? Where is it decreasing? Is “anti-Zionism” anti-Semitism? Is the greater danger from the left or from the right? Professor Mallow will address these questions.

    JEFFRY V. MALLOW is Professor Emeritus of Physics, Loyola University Chicago. He is Honorary Chair of the Chicago YIVO Society. Professor Mallow has been a public lecturer on science, politics, and Jewish humor for more than thirty years.

  • Tech Tuesdays
    Tuesday, August 18, 2015 - 3:00pm
    2nd Floor, Reference Area

    Drop by and get help using eBooks, eAudiobooks, digital magazines, HOOPLA, and your portable device. Bring your device and any user IDs and passwords (Apple ID/password or Amazon account information). No sign up required. Find us on the 2nd floor across from the Reference Desk.

  • TEDxNorthbrookLibrary: Can We Delay or End Aging?
    Tuesday, August 18, 2015 - 7:00pm
    Pollak Room AB

    Join us as we screen three insightful TED Talks and have a discussion afterwards. Refreshments will be served.

    Video presenters include:
    Researcher Aubrey de Grey, "A Roadmap to End Aging"
    Biochemist Cynthia Kenyon, "Experiments that Hint of Longer Lives"
    Writer and explorer Dan Buettner, "How to Live to Be 100+"

  • Math and Science Lab (Ages 3-5)
    Wednesday, August 19, 2015 - 10:30am
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Come with an adult lab partner to learn basic science and math concepts through hands-on activities, stories, and music.

  • Wednesday Classic Film Series - Rear Window
    Wednesday, August 19, 2015 - 1:00pm
    Auditorium

    One of Hitchcock’s best examples of his genius for suspense. When professional photographer J.B. “Jeff” Jeffries (James Stewart) is confined to a wheelchair with a broken leg, he becomes obsessed with watching the private dramas of his neighbors play out across the courtyard. When he suspects a salesman (Raymond Burr) has murdered his nagging wife, Jeffries enlists the help of his glamorous socialite girlfriend (Grace Kelly) to investigate the highly suspicious chain of events…that lead to one of the most memorable and gripping endings in film history.

    PRESENTED IN DCP
    1954
    112 minutes

  • Chess Club
    Wednesday, August 19, 2015 - 7:00pm
    Pollak Room AB

    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.

  • Wednesday Classic Film Series - Rear Window
    Wednesday, August 19, 2015 - 7:30pm
    Auditorium

    One of Hitchcock’s best examples of his genius for suspense. When professional photographer J.B. “Jeff” Jeffries (James Stewart) is confined to a wheelchair with a broken leg, he becomes obsessed with watching the private dramas of his neighbors play out across the courtyard. When he suspects a salesman (Raymond Burr) has murdered his nagging wife, Jeffries enlists the help of his glamorous socialite girlfriend (Grace Kelly) to investigate the highly suspicious chain of events…that lead to one of the most memorable and gripping endings in film history.

    PRESENTED IN DCP
    1954
    112 minutes

  • Current Events
    Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 10:00am
    Pollak Room AB

    Voice your opinion and hear the opinions of others on the important events of the day. For today's topics see northshoreflashpoints.blogspot.com.