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Sunday 1 pm - 5 pm


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  • Two-year-old Storytime (with Caregiver)
    Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 10:30am
    Story Corner

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

  • Preschool Storytime (Ages 3-5)
    Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 10:30am
    Youth Services Activity Room

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

  • Tech Tuesdays
    Tuesday, October 13, 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.

  • String Theory: Knitting (grades 4-12)
    Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 4:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Interested in learning the art of knitting? Join us for our new Fiber Arts workshop. Each month we will feature a different form of Fiber Arts such as knitting, crochet, or cross stitch. Participants must sign up for all 4 dates. All tools and materials will be provided by the library.

    Tuesday, October 6, 4-5:00 p.m.
    Tuesday, October 13, 4-5:00 p.m.
    Tuesday, October 20, 4-5:00 p.m.
    Tuesday, October 27, 4-5:00 p.m.

  • Teen Advisory Board (grades 6-12)
    Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 5:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Interested in being a part of the TAB? We plan Teen programming, decorate the Loft, and help out with events while eating pizza and earning service hours! We meet in the Activity Room on the second Tuesday of nearly every month for an hour. Attendance at every meeting is not required, but we do hope you come to as many as you can!

  • Literacy Class
    Tuesday, October 13, 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.

  • Book Lovers: Discovery of Witches
    Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 7:00pm
    Civic Room

    Tracy Gossage leads an evening discussion of "A Discovery of Witches" by Deborah Harkness.

    A descendant of one of the Salem witches discovers an enchanted manuscript that is coveted by a variety of supernatural beings.

  • See it on Pinterest - Make it at NPL: Sweater Pumpkins
    Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 7:00pm
    Pollak Room A

    Make a cute, no-sew pumpkin out of a sweater. All supplies provided.

  • Raspberry Pi: RetroPie
    Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 7:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Ages 10 and up.Raspberry Pi is an inexpensive, credit-card sized computer that you can plug into your tv or monitor and program! Get into Pi with this basic class on using the fun retro gaming console, RetroPie. Requires intermediate computer skills.

  • Book Discussion: Saturday
    Wednesday, October 14, 2015 - 10:00am
    Civic Room

    Benjamin Goluboff leads a discussion of "Saturday" by Ian McEwan.

    A minor accident threatens to derail the life of a complacent London neurosurgeon.