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  • Literacy Class
    Tuesday, September 15, 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.

  • See it on Pinterest - Make it at NPL Embellished Clipboard
    Tuesday, September 15, 2015 - 7:00pm
    Pollak Room A

    Using scrapbook paper, mod podge and ribbon, create beautiful and practical Embellished Clipboards. All supplies provided.

  • Two-year-old Storytime (with Caregiver)
    Wednesday, September 16, 2015 - 10:30am
    Story Corner

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

  • Preschool Storytime (Ages 3-5)
    Wednesday, September 16, 2015 - 10:30am
    Youth Services Activity Room

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

  • The Grim Game - Wednesday Classic Film Series
    Wednesday, September 16, 2015 - 1:00pm
    Auditorium

    This film survived only in fragments until a full print was discovered in a private collection purchased direct from the Houdini estate. Framed for the murder of his uncle, Harvey Hanford (Harry Houdini) breaks out of his jail cell and goes off in pursuit of the gang responsible who have also kidnapped his fiancée (Ann Forrest). The chase acts as a showcase for a series of daredevil stunts, including a straitjacket escape suspended from a skyscraper and a mid-air plane collision.

    1919
    71 minutes
    PRESENTED IN DCP
    Live piano accompaniment by Dave Drazin.

  • Chess Club
    Wednesday, September 16, 2015 - 7:00pm
    Pollak Room AB

    Join our weekly chess club and meet like-minded enthusiasts. Already on a chess team? Stop by and show us what you've got. For all skill levels. Chess sets and clocks will be provided.

  • The Grim Game - Wednesday Classic Film Series
    Wednesday, September 16, 2015 - 7:30pm
    Auditorium

    This film survived only in fragments until a full print was discovered in a private collection purchased direct from the Houdini estate. Framed for the murder of his uncle, Harvey Hanford (Harry Houdini) breaks out of his jail cell and goes off in pursuit of the gang responsible who have also kidnapped his fiancée (Ann Forrest). The chase acts as a showcase for a series of daredevil stunts, including a straitjacket escape suspended from a skyscraper and a mid-air plane collision.

    1919
    71 minutes
    PRESENTED IN DCP
    Live piano accompaniment by Dave Drazin.

  • Current Events
    Thursday, September 17, 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.

  • Ancestry Library Edition
    Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

    Discover the new Ancestry Library Edition and learn about the new features that will help you discover all the secrets of your ancestors. There will be hands-on practice during the last part of the class.

  • Wee Play (Birth-24 months)
    Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 10:00am
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Music, rhymes, giggles and books for caregiver and baby. Both sessions are for birth to 24 months.
    Thursdays, September 17 – October 22, 10-10:45 a.m. or 11-11:45 a.m.