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  • Chat 'n Chew - Face Book by Chuck Close (Grades 4-8)
    Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 4:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Join your fellow book lovers at the Library for snacks, good books, and good conversation! Pick up a copy of the book at the Youth Services desk.

    Amazing artist Chuck Close answers real kids’ questions about his life, his work, his struggles with severe dyslexia, face blindness, and other disabilities, and offers a mix-and-match self-portrait section for interactive fun.

  • PELS: Support for Parents of Children with Special Needs
    Friday, May 1, 2015 - 9:30am
    Youth Services Activity Room

    This parents' group sponsored by NSSED meets the first Friday of each month to provide information and peer support to parents who have children with special needs.

  • Gentle Yoga
    Friday, May 1, 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.

  • AARP Driver Safety, part 1
    Saturday, May 2, 2015 - 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, May 9 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-Ability: Especially for Kids with Special Needs (All ages, with Caregiver)
    Saturday, May 2, 2015 - 10:00am
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Children of all abilities engage in art in this special class by NSYMCA Art Academy Staff.

  • Science Explorers (Grades K-2)
    Saturday, May 2, 2015 - 2:15pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Are you a budding scientist just itching to experiment? Sign up to explore basic science concepts with hands on activities. Get ready to get messy and learn something too.

    What’s the Weather? Learn about rain, wind and clouds.

  • Mad Scientists (Grades 3-5)
    Sunday, May 3, 2015 - 2:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    The madness continues with this hands-on science program, packed with exciting activities and experiments. Register online or call 847.272.4300.

    This program begins promptly at 2:00pm. Latecomers will not be admitted.
  • Book Discussion: Call It Sleep
    Monday, May 4, 2015 - 10:00am
    Civic Room

    Isabel Soffer leads a discussion of "Call It Sleep" by Henry Roth.

    The story of David Schearl, a "dangerously imaginative" child coming of age in the slums of New York.

  • Poetry Discussion
    Tuesday, May 5, 2015 - 10:00am
    Civic Room

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

  • Basic Word 2013
    Wednesday, May 6, 2015 - 9:30am
    Interactive Classroom

    Reviews the basics of word processing: how to type, spell check and correct text, highlight and change a document's appearance, print, save and re-open a document.