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  • PowerPoint 2013
    Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

    Learn the fundamentals of using the PowerPoint presentation software.

  • Book Discussion: The Steady Running of the Hour
    Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 10:00am
    Civic Room

    Nancy Buehler leads a discussion of "The Steady Running of the Hour" by Justin Go. Copies of the book are available at the 3rd floor Reader Services desk.

    A young American discovers he may be the heir to the estate of an English World War I officer and alpinist, left unclaimed for nearly 80 years, which launches him on a quest across Europe to uncover the true story of the officer's love affair with the woman who may or may not be his great-grandmother.

  • Math and Science Lab (Ages3-5 with Adult)
    Tuesday, May 19, 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.
  • Intermediate Excel 2013
    Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 9:30am
    Interactive Classroom

    Learn how to insert charts into spreadsheets,validate formulas and functions, change chart types, and review Excel templates.

  • Hooray for Spring (All ages)
    Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 10:30am

    The grass is green and the flowers are coming up. Come and celebrate our spring season with stories and fun.

  • Introduction to Files & Folders
    Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 2:30pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Organize your Files and Folders: Learn to save, create, sort, copy, move, and delete files and folders on the PC.

  • Buddy Book Club - Sam and Dave Dig a Hole by Mac Barnett (Grades 3-5)
    Wednesday, May 20, 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, May 21, 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

  • Wiggleworms Music for Babies (Birth - 23 months with Adult)
    Thursday, May 21, 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.

  • Bestsellers and Beyond
    Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 1:30pm
    Civic Room

    Join Librarian Lori Siegel for reviews of a variety of books that you might add to your reading list or share with your book group.