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  • Basic Internet
    Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 2:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Learn the fundamentals of navigating and searching on the Internet.

  • Apprentices of the Book Empire (Grades 2-6)
    Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 4:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Calling all young authors and illustrators! Bring your finished story or manuscript to be illustrated and peer reviewed. Illustrate someone else’s story. Learn about book design and the publishing process. Then have your story published by the library for others to check out and admire. Register online or call 847.272.4300. Email completed stories to nbkyouth@northbrook.info or drop them off at the desk.

    Open to those who have not previously participated in the program. Must attend all 4 sessions.
  • Great Ideas
    Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 10:00am
    Village Hall, Board Room

    For today's topics see northshoreflashpoints.blogspot.com.

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

  • Introduction to the iPad
    Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

    New class, different teacher! We'll go over only the most basic features in using your iPad: customizing your homescreen; locking screen orientation; downloading, opening, and closing apps; connecting to a Wi-Fi network, and more. Your iPad must be set up with iOS8. Bring your Apple ID and password.

  • Turkey Time Storytime (Ages 3-5)
    Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 10:30am
    Youth Services Activity Room

    It’s turkey time! Come and listen to fun holiday and harvest stories.

  • Essentials of Google Docs
    Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 2:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Learn tips on how to create and share your work using a free web-based word processing program. A Google account is required. If you do not have a Google account, please come to the class 15 minutes before the class to create one.

  • Board Meeting
    Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 7:30pm
    Business Office Conference Room (St

    Regular Monthly Meeting of the Board of Trustees.

  • Gentle Yoga
    Friday, November 14, 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 Selection (grades 6-12)
    Friday, November 14, 2014 - 7:00pm

    Mocha & More Book Discussion: The Selection by Kiera Cass
    In a dystopian future, 35 young women are randomly selected to compete in the Selection, a reality TV competition to win the heart of Prince Maxon. In this caste-driven society, people are ranked from One (royalty) to Eight (untouchables), and poverty, famine, and ignorance are the fate of those ranked Six and below. America Singer, a Five, is one of the contestants but has no desire to become queen because she’s in love with Aspen, the Six next door.
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    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 7-12 grade.

  • Pipsqueak Art Show Opening
    Friday, November 14, 2014 - 7:00pm

    Join us for the opening of our 12th annual juried art show. Come view over 90 artworks from artists across the continent. The show is a great opportunity to meet and mingle with artists and view current works in a small scale.

    There will be three viewers' choice awards to vote for on opening night, and the winners of the first, second and third place awards will be revealed. The show will be exhibited through December 19.

    Generous support and contributions were made by The Friends of the Northbrook Public Library, Visographic Inc., The Northbrook Arts Commission, Library Furniture International, Northbrook Bank & Trust, and Today's Business Solutions.