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  • Great Ideas
    Thursday, September 24, 2015 - 10:00am
    Pollak Room AB

    A discussion of Zionism and the history of Israel. For today's topics see

  • Wee Play (Birth-24 months)
    Thursday, September 24, 2015 - 10:00am
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Music, rhymes, giggles and books for caregiver and baby. Both sessions are for birth to 24 months.
    Thursdays, September 17 – October 22, 10-10:45 a.m. or 11-11:45 a.m.

  • Wee Play (Birth-24 months)
    Thursday, September 24, 2015 - 11:00am
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Music, rhymes, giggles and books for caregiver and baby. Both sessions are for birth to 24 months.

  • Up for Discussion
    Thursday, September 24, 2015 - 1:00pm
    Pollak Room AB

    Panel discussion of Atul Gawande's "Being Mortal" with North Shore Senior Center Caregiver Specialist Heather Resnick and Linda Rockwell of Midwest Palliative & Hospice CareCenter. With audience Q&A to follow.

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

  • Chat & Chew (grades 4-8)
    Thursday, September 24, 2015 - 4:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Will in Scarlet by Matthew Cody

    In the late 1100s, thirteen-year-old Will, the future Lord of Shackley, is exiled to Sherwood Forest, where he meets Robin Hood and the Merry Men and bands with them to try retake Shackley Castle.

  • Literacy Class
    Thursday, September 24, 2015 - 6:00pm
    Pollak Room B

    ESL/Literacy classes for adults taught by staff from Oakton Community College. Registration required. Call 847-635-1426 for more information or come to the class 10 minutes early to speak to a teacher.

  • Bookworm Club - The Year of Billy Miller (Grades 2-3)
    Thursday, September 24, 2015 - 6:30pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Join us for snacks and a discussion. Seven-year-old Billy Miller starts second grade with a bump on his head and a lot of worries, but by the end of the year he has developed good relationships with his teacher, his little sister, and his parents and learned many important lessons. (2nd and 3rd Grade)

  • Learn Mozilla Firefox, IE and Chrome Browsers
    Thursday, September 24, 2015 - 7:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    This class explains the basics of the different browsers and how to organize and navigate your favorite websites on your computer. Experience with the Internet is essential.

  • Gentle Yoga
    Friday, September 25, 2015 - 9:30am
    Pollak Room AB

    Due to high demand, we are now offering TWO yoga sessions. Attend either the 9:30 session or the 11:00 session. Space in each session is limited to the first 50 people.

    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.

  • Intermediate Excel 2013
    Friday, September 25, 2015 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

    Learn how to insert charts into spreadsheets,validate formulas and functions, change chart types, and review Excel templates.