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  • AARP Driver Safety, part 1
    Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 9:30am
    Covenant Village

    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.

    This class meets at Covenant Village, 2625 Techny Road.

    The mandatory second session is Saturday, October 25 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.

  • Art Smart (For Families)
    Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 10:00am
    Youth Services Activity Room

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

  • Writing Workshop
    Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 2:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

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

  • Games Outside the Box (All ages)
    Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 2:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Construction Zone
    Build it big, small, or just amazing – Use our LEGO, TinkerToys, and blocks to make anything you can dream up! Build the tallest tower or the coolest machine.

  • Great Books
    Monday, October 20, 2014 - 10:00am
    Youth Services Activity Room

    The October reading is "The Sorcerer's Apprentice" by Charles Johnson. Copies are available at the Reader Services desk on the 3rd floor.

  • Monday Movers (walkers up to 24 months)
    Monday, October 20, 2014 - 10:00am

    Join us for a half hour of moving, singing, reading, and fun! For toddlers and their caregiver.

  • Taking & Sharing Photos for iPads & iPhones
    Monday, October 20, 2014 - 2:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Learn how to take photos and share them on your Apple portable device. Bring your already setup iPad or iPhone with iOS7 and your Apple ID and password.

  • Story Jam (Kindergarten – Grade 2)
    Monday, October 20, 2014 - 4:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Have fun listening to cool new stories and make a craft to take home.

  • Book Discussion: Transatlantic
    Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

    Nancy Buehler leads a discussion of "Transatlantic" by Colum McCann.

    A letter sent on the first transatlantic flight connects the stories of Frederick Douglass's visit to Ireland, the 1998 Good Friday Accord, and a young man killed in the Troubles.

    Copies of the book are available at the Reader Services desk on the third floor.

    The meeting will be held in the Interactive Classroom (Computer Room) on the second floor of the library.

  • Preschool Storytime (Ages 3-5)
    Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 10:30am
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Storytime for preschoolers