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  • Art Smart (For Families)
    Saturday, October 24, 2015 - 10:00am
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Start your Saturday with art! Brought to you by the NSYMCA Art Academy.

  • Minions
    Saturday, October 24, 2015 - 2:00pm

    Saturday youth film.

  • Minions
    Saturday, October 24, 2015 - 7:30pm

    Saturday youth film.

  • Matt Bengtson - Fine Arts Fall
    Sunday, October 25, 2015 - 2:00pm

    Piano. Works by Scriabin.

    Critically acclaimed as a “musician’s pianist,” Matthew Bengtson has performed numerous times throughout Europe and at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall. Noted as an outstanding interpreter of the music of Alexander Scriabin, he is considered by Fanfare magazine “a Scriabinist upon whom future generations can rely for definitive interpretations.”

  • Science Explorers (Grades K-2)
    Sunday, October 25, 2015 - 2:15pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Are you a budding scientist just itching to experiment? Sign up to explore basic science concepts with hands on activities. Get ready to get messy and learn something too.

    Potion Science. Mix up some bubbling concoctions and spooky potions.

  • TEDxNorthbrookLibrary: How Is Art Created?
    Monday, October 26, 2015 - 3:00pm
    Pollak Room AB

    Join us as we screen three prerecorded TED Talks and have a discussion afterwards. Refreshments will be served.

    Video presenters include:

    - Sculptor Dustin Yellin, "A journey through the mind of an artist"
    - Artist and curator Shea Hembrey, "How I became 100 artists"
    - Favela painters Haas&Hahn, "How painting can transform communities"

  • Keeping Your Cool on Hot Topics
    Monday, October 26, 2015 - 7:00pm
    Pollak Room AB

    Psychology professor Cynthia Langtiw teaches valuable skills for better communication in the most difficult conversations.

  • Advanced Excel 2013
    Tuesday, October 27, 2015 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

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

  • Windows Explorer - Files & Folders (II)
    Tuesday, October 27, 2015 - 2:30pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Investigate Windows Explorer: Introduction to the different parts of the Windows Explorer application. Improve your folder navigation skills, learn basic file searching, and explore intermediate techniques to save, create, sort, copy, move, and delete files and folders on the PC.

  • Tech Tuesdays
    Tuesday, October 27, 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.