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  • Poetry Discussion
    Tuesday, August 4, 2015 - 10:00am
    Civic Room

    Join us for poetry discussions with literary critic Isabel Soffer. No advance reading is required.

  • Wiggleworms Music for Kids
    Tuesday, August 4, 2015 - 10:30am
    Pollak Room AB

    Wiggleworms Music for Kids (all ages with Adult)
    Join a Wiggleworms instructor from the Old Town School of Folk Music for a half hour of music, movement and fun.
    Tuesday, August 4th, 10:30-11 a.m. - Story Corner

  • Wednesday Classic Film Series - Summertime
    Wednesday, August 5, 2015 - 1:00pm

    Weekly screening of classic films.

  • Chess Club
    Wednesday, August 5, 2015 - 7:00pm
    Pollak Room AB

    Whether you're a skilled player looking for an opponent or a beginner interested in learning new skills, join our new weekly chess club and meet like-minded enthusiasts. Already on a chess team? Stop by and show us what you've got. Chess sets and clocks will be provided.

  • Wednesday Classic Film Series - Summertime
    Wednesday, August 5, 2015 - 7:30pm

    Weekly screening of classic films.

  • Current Events
    Thursday, August 6, 2015 - 10:00am
    Pollak Room AB

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

  • Summer Volunteer Appreciation Party
    Thursday, August 6, 2015 - 1:30pm
    Pollak Room AB

    Summer Teen Volunteer Appreciation Party

    Calling all 2015 Summer Teen Volunteers! You are cordially invited to attend the library’s Summer Volunteer Appreciation Party. There will be pizza, awards, games and thank you gifts! If you’re coming, you have to let us know. Register online or let Summer know!

    Thursday, August 6, 1:30-3:00 p.m.

  • Gentle Yoga
    Friday, August 7, 2015 - 10:30am
    Pollak Room AB

    Yoga instructor Olga Rudiak leads a series of yoga sessions for improved physical strength, relaxation and mental clarity. Exercises are done in a chair or standing not on the floor.

  • Parisian Salon Concert
    Friday, August 7, 2015 - 7:30pm

    Pianist George Lepauw will give an all Johann Sebastian Bach recital on the newly rebuilt grand piano of the Northbrook Public Library, just ahead of his upcoming Beethoven Festival. Come One, Come All.

  • AARP Driver Safety, part 1
    Saturday, August 8, 2015 - 9:30am
    Pollak Room A

    This two-session defensive driving course sponsored by AARP will help make you a better and safer driver. You may be eligible for a discount on the liability portion of your car insurance.

    The mandatory second session is Saturday, August 15 from 9:30am to 1:30pm.

    Fill out the form below or call Reader Services at 847-272-2958. The fee for AARP members is $15; for nonmembers $20.