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  • Magic Matt Family Fun Show (For Families)
    Saturday, February 20, 2016 - 10:00am
    Auditorium

    Fun for the whole family, Magic Matt’s Family Fun Show! Children will be clapping their hands, wiggling their fingers and shouting out the magic words, helping throughout the show to make the magic happen. A simple magic trick and balloon artistry will the end of the show.

  • Writing Workshop
    Saturday, February 20, 2016 - 2:00pm
    Civic Room

    Kathleen Anne Fleming presents a workshop on writing novels.

  • Illinois Poetry Society Haiku Chapter
    Sunday, February 21, 2016 - 1:00pm
    Civic Room

    Haiku poets of all levels are welcome. Contemporary English Language Haiku (ELH) is not the more commonly known style, yet it has retained its Japanese influence in many ways. Come and have your work critiqued, learn more about ELH techniques, and share resources.

  • Academy Awards Film Discussion
    Sunday, February 21, 2016 - 2:00pm
    Auditorium

    Join independent film maker Reid Schultz in his 24th annual pre-Oscar night film discussion. Always informative, sometimes controversial, and mostly fun, Reid’s take on the offerings of Hollywood and what’s nominated (and what should have been nominated) will entertain and garner lively discussion.
    Sponsored by the Friends of the library

  • Concerts on 3 - GSO Ensembles
    Sunday, February 21, 2016 - 2:00pm
    MultiMedia Department

    Works by Mozart, Brahms.
    Our winter concert series returns to brighten the cold winter days. Concerts on 3 will present classical performances every Sunday in February in the Multimedia Department on the 3rd floor. This location will not only provide the listeners with a more relaxed concert setting, but a spectacular winter view as well. Performances will include small group and solo works. Come for a new concert experience this winter at the library.
    Concerts sponsored by the Northbrook Arts Commission

  • Winter Reading Club gift book pickup begins
    Monday, February 22, 2016

    Starting today until February 29, participants in the Adult Winter Reading Club who have completed at least one reading log can choose a gift book in Reader Services.

  • Math and Science Lab
    Monday, February 22, 2016 - 10:30am
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Come with an adult lab partner to learn basic science and math concepts through hands-on activities, stories, and music.

  • Northbrook Flood Study Public Meeting
    Monday, February 22, 2016 - 1:00pm
    Pollak Room AB

    The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) shares their Northbrook Flood Study Findings. Discussion is open to the public.

  • Oakton Literacy Class Spring 2016
    Monday, February 22, 2016 - 6:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Attend Literacy classes taught by Oakton Community College staff. REGISTRATION is REQUIRED. Call 847-635-1426 for more information or come to the class 10 minutes early to speak with a teacher. Classes are open to both native and non-native speakers of English.

    NOTE: Class will NOT meet on the following dates: (M)1/18, (M)2/15, (M)3/28, (W)3/30

  • Up for Discussion--An Everlasting Meal
    Tuesday, February 23, 2016 - 1:00pm
    Pollak Room AB

    Panel discussion of An Everlasting Meal: cooking with economy and grace by Tamar Adler featuring Jen Eisen of House 406, Dale Duda, and Laura Viol of Geneva Lakes Produce (CSA).