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  • Intermediate Excel 2013
    Saturday, November 15, 2014 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

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

  • Advanced Excel 2013
    Saturday, November 15, 2014 - 1:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Explains autofill, absolute addressing, NOW and IF functions, conditional formatting and data bars. Also explores pivot tables.

  • International Games Day (All Ages)
    Saturday, November 15, 2014 - 1:30pm

    It’s a celebration of games of all kinds! Bring the whole family for a board game, a trivia challenge, a puzzle, a chess match, a scavenger hunt, or grab a computer for some fun with Minecraft and other games.

  • Writing Workshop
    Saturday, November 15, 2014 - 2:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Kathleen Anne Fleming presents a workshop on using the memory. She has led workshops throughout the Midwest and is the author of three mystery novels.

  • Games Outside the Box (All Ages)
    Sunday, November 16, 2014 - 2:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Calling all Gamers, Techies, Engineers, Builders, Strategists, Creators, Geeks and Out-of-the-Box thinkers – it’s time to play! Each month, we’ll be featuring a different game, program, hardware or toy. Stop by and let’s see what you can do!

    Marble Drop
    Create a marble maze, ramp, zigzag, spiral, or roller coaster. What tricks can you make your marble do?

  • Lyric Opera Lecture Series
    Sunday, November 16, 2014 - 2:00pm
    MultiMedia Department

    Porgy and Bess by Gershwin. Lecture by Helen Magid.

  • Great Books
    Monday, November 17, 2014 - 10:00am
    Youth Services Activity Room

    The November reading is "Stavrogin's Confession" by Fyodor Dostoevsky. Copies are available at the Reader Services desk.

  • Stretch and Sing!
    Monday, November 17, 2014 - 10:30am

    Join us for a half hour of music, movement, and fun!

  • Book Discussion: Americanah
    Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 10:00am
    Village Hall, Shermer Study

    Nancy Buehler leads a discussion of "Americanah" by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.

    A Nigerian woman emigrates to America where she blogs about race, but later returns to her newly democratic homeland and finds the man she loved as a teenager.

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

  • Early Literacy Lab
    Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 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.