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  • The Essential Edgar Allan Poe
    Monday, October 19, 2015 - 7:00pm

    Author and storyteller William Pack exhumes the tragic life and revolutionary genius of Edgar Allan Poe. Sit back and enjoy the biographical storytelling and dramatic readings in a signature performance that brings Poe's disturbing world to life.

  • Book Discussion: Invention of Exile
    Tuesday, October 20, 2015 - 10:00am
    Civic Room

    Nancy Buehler leads the discussion of "The Invention of Exile" by Vanessa Manko.

    Wrongly accused of attending anarchist gatherings, a Russian immigrant is deported from the United States to Mexico and maintains a daily correspondence with his American wife while struggling to reunite with his family.

  • Intermediate Excel 2013
    Tuesday, October 20, 2015 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

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

  • Two-year-old Storytime (with Caregiver)
    Tuesday, October 20, 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 20, 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.

  • Reference USA
    Tuesday, October 20, 2015 - 12:00pm
    Pollak Room A

    Learn how to conduct market research, find sales leads, research companies and more with this interactive online resource. Lunch will be provided.

  • Tech Tuesdays
    Tuesday, October 20, 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 20, 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.

  • Literacy Class
    Tuesday, October 20, 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.

  • Turn Signal Gloves
    Tuesday, October 20, 2015 - 7:00pm
    Civic Room

    10 and older. Bring your basic sewing skills and a pair of knit gloves and we'll show you how to create your own turn signal gloves that light up when you close your hand. Registration required.