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  • Book Lovers: The Art of Hearing Heartbeats
    Tuesday, December 9, 2014 - 7:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Having a hard time finding fellow romance and chick lit lovers? Feel like you have to keep your reading tastes a secret? Come join a book discussion series where we focus on the books we are all reading.

    Tracy Gossage leads a discussion of "The Art of Hearing Heartbeats" by Jan-Philipp Sendker: When a successful New York lawyer suddenly disappears without a trace, neither his wife nor his daughter has any idea where he might be - until they find a love letter he wrote many years before to a Burmese woman who is unknown to them.

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

  • Book Discussion: The Ministry of Special Cases
    Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 10:00am
    Village Hall, Shermer Study

    Benjamin Goluboff leads a discussion of "The Ministry of Special Cases" by Nathan Englander.

    During Argentina's Dirty War, a Jewish couple try to find out what happened to their son who was arrested though the authorities won't admit it.

    The meeting will be held at the Village Hall in the Shermer Study.

  • Guided Meditation
    Wednesday, December 10, 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.

  • Great Ideas
    Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 10:00am
    Village Hall, Board Room

    For today's topics see northshoreflashpoints.blogspot.com.

    Great Ideas meets at the Village Hall in the Board Room.

  • Wiggleworms Music for Babies (Birth - 23 months with Adult)
    Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 10:30am
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Join a Wiggleworms instructor from the Old Town School of Folk Music for a half hour of music, movement and fun. For babies and toddlers 23 months and younger with a caregiver.

  • Board Meeting
    Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 7:30pm
    Business Office Conference Room (St

    Regular Monthly Meeting of the Board of Trustees.

  • Gentle Yoga
    Friday, December 12, 2014 - 10:30am
    Village Hall, Board Room

    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.

    Yoga meets at the Village Hall in the Board Room. Space is limited to the first 70 people in attendance.

  • Mocha & More: The Eye of Minds (grades 6-12)
    Friday, December 12, 2014 - 7:00pm

    Mocha and More: Eye of Minds by James Dashner
    Michael spends most of his time in the virtual world playing Lifeblood Deep, seeking out wild adventures, meeting people, and earning Experience Points. When a rogue player starts terrorizing the game, Michael and his virtual friends Bryson and Sarah are recruited by VirtNet Security to track down the player and stop him. Your first drink is on us and the first 7 registered teens to check in at the Youth Services desk receive a free copy of the title.
    Heads Up: This book has a suggested reading audience of 6-12th grade.
    Friday, December 12, 7-8 p.m. at the Starbucks on Cherry

  • Essential Tremor Support Group
    Saturday, December 13, 2014 - 10:00am
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Informal discussions emphasize medication and coping techniques.

  • Games Outside the Box (All Ages)
    Sunday, December 14, 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!

    Rube Goldberg Designs
    Rube Goldberg invented machines to make simple jobs complicated: spin a wheel to pull a rope to lift a bucket, and more… all to put food in the dog’s bowl. What crazy ways can you come up with to make something happen? Bring your brain and let’s find out!