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  • Book Discussion: Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage
    Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 10:00am
    Civic Room

    Nancy Buehler leads a discussion of "Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage" by Haruki Murakami. Copies of the book are available at the 3rd floor Reader Services desk.

    A man tries to discover why he was ostracized from his close-knit group of friends after high school.

  • Summer Storytime (Ages 2-5)
    Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 10:30am

    Tuesdays, June 9-July 28, 10:30-11 a.m.
    Wednesdays, June 10-July 29, 10:30-11 a.m.

  • Chicago YIVO - Steve Gibons Gypsy Rhythm Project
    Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 2:00pm

    Violinist Steve Gibons and his ensemble perform a lively melange of Klezmer, Balkan, and Roma music that evokes smiles and cheers. Featuring Nicolae Ferraru on cimbalom.

  • Games Outside the Box (all ages)
    Tuesday, June 16, 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 - Catapult Challege
    July 21 - Legos
    July 28 - TBD

  • Arm Knitting
    Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 7:00pm
    Civic Room

    Adults & Teens. Are you thinking of taking up a new skill, but don't think you have the time? Learn how to arm knit and make a simple scarf in one hour. You will go home with the basics of knitting and a brand new scarf.

  • Earth Friendly Yards
    Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 7:00pm
    Pollak Room AB

    Learn how neighborhood garden pathways help native birds and butterflies survive, plus ways to maintain your own earth friendly yard. Meredith Tucker from Barrington-based Citizens for Conservation illustrates her talk with beautiful photos of home landscapes.

  • Summer Storytime (Ages 2-5)
    Wednesday, June 17, 2015 - 10:30am

    Tuesdays, June 9-July 28, 10:30-11 a.m.
    Wednesdays, June 10-July 29, 10:30-11 a.m.

  • 3D Printing for Teens
    Wednesday, June 17, 2015 - 4:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    We’ll start with a 3D printing tutorial/demo and then learn how to use 3D printing software to create your own 3D designs.

  • Wee Play (Birth-24 months)
    Thursday, June 18, 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, June 18, 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