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  • Early Literacy Lab
    Wednesday, January 7, 2015 - 10:30am
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Get your hands, ears, and eyes exploring the science of early literacy through hands-on activity stations. Activities are designed for an adult and a child to have fun doing together. Adults will leave with lots of ideas and knowledge about how literacy develops in young children. Register online or call 847-272-4300.

  • PowerPoint 2013
    Thursday, January 8, 2015 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

    Learn the fundamentals of using the PowerPoint presentation software.

  • Meet the Computer
    Thursday, January 8, 2015 - 2:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Learn to operate the essential tools for using the computer: the mouse and the keyboard. This class also introduces basic navigation functions such as opening and closing windows. No prerequisite skills required.

  • Essential Tremor Support Group
    Saturday, January 10, 2015 - 10:00am
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Informal discussions emphasize medication and coping techniques.

  • Science Explorers (Grades K-2)
    Saturday, January 10, 2015 - 2:15pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Itching to experiment? Explore basic science concepts with hands-on activities. Get ready to get messy and learn something too. Register online or call 847.272.4300.

    This program begins promptly at 2:00pm. Latecomers will not be admitted.
  • Illinois Poetry Society Meeting
    Sunday, January 11, 2015 - 1:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    The Illinois State Poetry Society has a chapter that meets at the library. New members are welcome. Bring 10-12 copies of two of your poems.

  • Mad Scientists (Grades 3-5)
    Sunday, January 11, 2015 - 2:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    The madness continues with this hands-on science program, packed with exciting activities and experiments. Register online or call 847.272.4300.

    This program begins promptly at 2:00pm. Latecomers will not be admitted.
  • Be Your Own Detective
    Tuesday, January 13, 2015 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

    Discover public records about people, property records, sex offenders, teacher salaries, and campaign contributors and much more! This information is free and open to anyone with a simple Internet search. We will also discuss ways to protect your personal information.

  • Book Discussion: The Sign of the Cross
    Wednesday, January 14, 2015 - 10:00am
    Village Hall, Shermer Study

    Benjamin Goluboff leads a discussion of "The Sign of the Cross: Travels in Catholic Europe" by Colm Toibin.

    The meeting will be held at the Village Hall in the Shermer Study.

  • Buddy Book Club - Recess at 20 Below by Cindy Lou Aillaud (Grades 3-5)
    Wednesday, January 14, 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.