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  • Hackers (grades 4-12)
    Monday, September 14, 2015 - 2:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    It's not what you think! A hacker is someone who enjoys building, rebuilding, and modifying software; someone who enjoys testing limits and seeing what is possible. In this Hackers we will be tinkering with Arduino microcontrollers. Already familiar with Arduino? Try out our LittleBits Arduino Coding kit. All participants of the Hackers class will be eligible to check out Arduino Kits from the library.

    This program is made possible by the generous donation from PotashCorp.

  • Story Jam (Kindergarten – Grade 2)
    Monday, September 14, 2015 - 4:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Have fun listening to cool new stories and make a craft to take home.

  • Book Discussion: The Story Hour
    Tuesday, September 15, 2015 - 10:00am
    Civic Room

    Nancy Buehler leads a discussion of "The Story Hour" by Thrity Umrigar. Copies of the book are at the 3rd floor Reader Services desk.

    Befriending a suicidal Indian woman who is trapped in a loveless marriage to a controlling man, an experienced psychologist finds their relationship warped by conflicting expectations and threatened by the revelation of long-buried secrets.

  • Two-year-old Storytime (with Caregiver)
    Tuesday, September 15, 2015 - 10:30am
    Story Corner

    Tuesdays, September 15 – October 20, 10:30-11 a.m. - Story Corner
    or
    Wednesdays, September 16 – October 21, 10:30-11 a.m. - Story Corner

  • Preschool Storytime (Ages 3-5)
    Tuesday, September 15, 2015 - 10:30am
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Tuesdays, September 15 – October 20, 10:30-11 a.m.
    or
    Wednesdays, September 16– October 21, 10:30-11 a.m.

  • Tech Tuesdays
    Tuesday, September 15, 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.

  • Literacy Class
    Tuesday, September 15, 2015 - 6:00pm
    Pollak Room B

    ESL/Literacy classes for adults taught by staff from Oakton Community College. Registration required. Call 847-635-1426 for more information or come to the class 10 minutes early to speak to a teacher.

  • See it on Pinterest - Make it at NPL Embellished Clipboard
    Tuesday, September 15, 2015 - 7:00pm
    Pollak Room A

    Using scrapbook paper, mod podge and ribbon, create beautiful and practical Embellished Clipboards. All supplies provided.

  • Two-year-old Storytime (with Caregiver)
    Wednesday, September 16, 2015 - 10:30am
    Story Corner

    Wednesdays, September 16 – October 21, 10:30-11 a.m. - Story Corner

  • Preschool Storytime (Ages 3-5)
    Wednesday, September 16, 2015 - 10:30am
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Wednesdays, September 16– October 21, 10:30-11 a.m.