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  • 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.

  • Guided Meditation
    Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 10:30am
    Village Hall, Board Room

    Om Johari teaches meditation techniques. Relax, renew, refresh and experience the stress-relieving benefits of meditation during guided sessions.

    Meditation meets at the Village Hall in the Board Room.

  • Buddy Book Club - Balloons Over Broadway By Melissa Sweet (Grades 3-5)
    Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 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.
  • Books on Tap - Night Film
    Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 7:00pm
    Landmark Inn

    Books on Tap is the library's book club in a pub. Meet in the private room of the Landmark Inn to relax, talk books, and enjoy a tasty beverage and snacks.

    Tracy Gossage leads a discussion of "Night Film" by Marisha Pessl: When the daughter of a cult horror film director is found dead in an abandoned Manhattan warehouse, investigative journalist Scott McGrath, disbelieving the official suicide ruling, probes into the strange circumstances of the young woman's death.

    Copies of the book are available at the 3rd floor Reader Services desk.

  • Current Events
    Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 10:00am
    Village Hall, Board Room

    Voice your opinion and hear the opinions of others on the important events of the day. For today's topics see northshoreflashpoints.blogspot.com.

    Current Events meets at the Village Hall in the Board Room.