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  • Friends of the Northbrook Public Library Board Meeting
    Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 10:00am
    Civic Room

    Friends of the Northbrook Public Library Board Meeting

  • Stories in the Garden (Ages 2-5)
    Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 10:30am

    Summer Storytime is taking place at the Northbrook Community Gardens located behind the Village Hall on July 14 & 15, 10:30-11 a.m.

    Please Note: In case of rain the storytimes will take place in the library.

  • TEDxNorthbrookLibrary: Our Relationship with Social Media
    Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 1:00pm
    Pollak Room AB

    Social media has become a mainstay of modern life on the internet, attracting millions of users to services such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. But what is social media's effect on us?

    Our inaugural event's theme is "Our Relationship with Social Media". Join us as we screen three insightful TED Talks and have a discussion afterwards. Refreshments will be served.

    Video presenters include:
    Social activist Monica Lewinsky, "The Price of Shame"
    Cognitive scientist Stefana Broadbent, "How the Internet Enables Intimacy"
    Futurist Juan Enriquez, "Your Online Life, as Permanent as a Tattoo"

  • Games Outside the Box (all ages)
    Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 2:30pm
    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 week we’ll be featuring a different game, program, hardware or toy. Stop by and let’s see what you can do!
    Tuesdays, June 16, 23, 30, 2:30-4:00 p.m.
    Tuesdays, July 7, 14, 21, 28, 2:30-4:00 p.m.

    June 16 - Circuits: snap circuits, MaKey MaKey, Arduino
    June 23 - Air Glider Challenge
    June 30 - Contraptions and Domino Races

    July 7 - Robotics
    July 14 - Cup Stacking Challenge
    July 21 - Legos
    July 28 - Catapult Challenge

  • Stories in the Garden (Ages 2-5)
    Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - 10:30am
    Story Corner

    Summer Storytime is taking place at the Northbrook Community Gardens located behind the Village Hall on July 14 & 15, 10:30-11 a.m.
    Please Note: In case of rain the storytimes will take place in the library.

  • Wednesday Classic Film Series - The Rocketeer
    Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - 1:00pm
    Auditorium

    Straight from the pages of a pulp comic from a past era, the Rocketeer recreates 1930's Hollywood, complete with gangsters, Nazi spies, and the growth of the Age of Aviation. Young pilot Cliff Secord (Billy Campbell) stumbles on a top secret rocket-pack and with the help of his mechanic/mentor, Peevy (Alan Arkin), he attempts to save his girl and stop the Nazis as The Rocketeer.

    Presented in 35mm
    1991
    Rated PG
    108 minutes

  • Chess Club
    Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - 7:00pm
    Pollak Room B

    Whether you're a skilled player looking for an opponent or a beginner interested in learning new skills, join our new weekly chess club and meet like-minded enthusiasts. Already on a chess team? Stop by and show us what you've got. Chess sets and clocks will be provided.

  • Wednesday Classic Film Series - The Rocketeer
    Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - 7:30pm
    Auditorium

    Straight from the pages of a pulp comic from a past era, the Rocketeer recreates 1930's Hollywood, complete with gangsters, Nazi spies, and the growth of the Age of Aviation. Young pilot Cliff Secord (Billy Campbell) stumbles on a top secret rocket-pack and with the help of his mechanic/mentor, Peevy (Alan Arkin), he attempts to save his girl and stop the Nazis as The Rocketeer.

    Presented in 35mm
    1991
    Rated PG
    108 minutes

  • Wee Play (Birth-24 months)
    Thursday, July 16, 2015 - 10:00am
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Music, rhymes, giggles and books for caregiver and baby. Both sessions are for birth to 24 months.

  • Current Events
    Thursday, July 16, 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.