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  • Pajama Storytime (For Families)
    Tuesday, February 23, 2016 - 6:30pm
    Story Corner

    Put on your coziest pajamas and join us for a half hour of stories and fun!

  • Basic iPad Part 2
    Wednesday, February 24, 2016 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

    Covers finding and downloading apps; taking photos with your iPad and using basic editing tools. Your iPad must be set up with iOS9. Bring your Apple ID and password. Registration required; Northbrook cardholders only. Bring your Apple ID and password.

  • Wiggleworms Music for Kids
    Wednesday, February 24, 2016 - 10:30am
    Pollak Room AB

    Join a Wiggleworms instructor from the Old Town School of Folk Music for a half hour of music, movement and fun. No registration required.

  • Black Widow - Wednesday Classic Film Series
    Wednesday, February 24, 2016 - 1:00pm
    Auditorium

    A married Broadway producer (Van Heflin) is taken with an innocent young woman (Peggy Ann Garner) who wants to be a writer and make it on Broadway. He decides to take her under his wing, but it's not long before the young lady is found dead in his apartment. At first thought to be a suicide, it is later discovered that she has been murdered, and suspicion immediately falls on the producer. He begins his own investigation in order to clear his name, and one of the first things he finds out is that the young woman wasn't quite as naive and innocent as she appeared to be.

    PRESENTED IN CinemaScope & DCP
    1954
    95 MINUTES

  • Oakton Literacy Class Spring 2016
    Wednesday, February 24, 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

  • Chess Club
    Wednesday, February 24, 2016 - 7:00pm
    Pollak Room B

    Join our weekly chess club and meet like-minded enthusiasts. Already on a chess team? Stop by and show us what you've got. For all skill levels. Chess sets and clocks will be provided.

  • Black Widow - Wednesday Classic Film Series
    Wednesday, February 24, 2016 - 7:30pm
    Auditorium

    A married Broadway producer (Van Heflin) is taken with an innocent young woman (Peggy Ann Garner) who wants to be a writer and make it on Broadway. He decides to take her under his wing, but it's not long before the young lady is found dead in his apartment. At first thought to be a suicide, it is later discovered that she has been murdered, and suspicion immediately falls on the producer. He begins his own investigation in order to clear his name, and one of the first things he finds out is that the young woman wasn't quite as naive and innocent as she appeared to be.

    PRESENTED IN CinemaScope & DCP
    1954
    95 MINUTES

  • Great Ideas
    Thursday, February 25, 2016 - 10:00am
    Pollak Room AB

    A discussion of the history of Israel. For today's topics see northshoreflashpoints.blogspot.com.

  • Serial Readers: The Stonekeeper (Amulet vol. 1) (grades 4-6)
    Thursday, February 25, 2016 - 4:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    After the tragic death of their father, Emily and Navin move with their mother to the home of her deceased great-grandfather, but the strange house proves to be dangerous. Before long, a sinister creature lures the kids' mom through a door in the basement.

  • Evening with the Author: Mary Kubica
    Thursday, February 25, 2016 - 7:00pm
    Auditorium

    Chicago-area author Mary Kubica has written two bestselling thrillers: "The Good Girl", which Library Journal Review called "compulsively readable and highly recommended for anyone who loves mysteries," and "Pretty Baby," which People Magazine described as a "hypnotic psychological thriller." Join us as she reads from her latest work and answers questions from the audience.

    Books will be available to purchase courtesy of the Book Bin.