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  • 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.
  • Siblinlg Wiggleworms (Birth - 4 years with Adult)
    Thursday, January 15, 2015 - 10:30am
    Youth Services Activity Room

    In this special program for siblings, families share musical time together engaging in interactive songs and musical play. Older children and younger children leave the class with songs to sing and play together at home. All children attending must be registered and within age range to attend.Register online or call 847.272.4300.

  • Basic Internet
    Thursday, January 15, 2015 - 2:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Learn the fundamentals of navigating and searching on the Internet.