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  • Book Discussion: The Red Tent
    Tuesday, March 17, 2015 - 10:00am
    Village Hall, Shermer Study

    Nancy Buehler leads a discussion of "The Red Tent" by Anita Diamant. Copies of the book are available at the 3rd floor Reader Services desk.

    The biblical story of Dinah, the only daughter of Jacob and Leah, whose intended husband was murdered by her brothers Simon and Levi.

    The meeting will be held at the Village Hall in the Shermer Study.

  • 3D Printing for Beginners
    Tuesday, March 17, 2015 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

    Geared toward absolute beginners who have never tried 3D modeling or CAD software. We'll show you how to use free CAD software to design a very small, simple object. Class size is limited and registration required.

  • Math and Science Lab (Ages3-5)
    Wednesday, March 18, 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.

    Child must attend with an adult. Register only the child.
  • Guided Meditation
    Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 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.

  • Basic Internet
    Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 2:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Learn the fundamentals of navigating and searching on the Internet.

  • Buddy Book Club - When the Wolves Returned by Dorothy H. Patent (Grades 3-5)
    Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 4:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Come one, come all and join our book club! Students of all abilities and reading levels are welcome. Enjoy a group reading of the book followed by a discussion, activity, and snack. Register online or call 847.272.4300.

    Pick up a copy of the book at the Youth Services Desk.
  • Current Events
    Thursday, March 19, 2015 - 10:00am
    Village Hall, Board Room

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

    Current Events meets at the Village Hall in the Board Room.

  • Your Library Account
    Thursday, March 19, 2015 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

    Enterprise, Hoopla, Zinio

  • Wiggleworms Music for Babies (Birth - 23 months with Adult)
    Thursday, March 19, 2015 - 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.

  • Ancestry Library Edition
    Thursday, March 19, 2015 - 2:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Discover all the secrets of your ancestors by learning to navigate the wealth of material in Ancestry Library Edition.  There will be hands-on practice for the last part of the class.