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Events and Reading Clubs

  • Mad Scientists (Grades 3-5)
    Sunday, November 9, 2014 - 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.
  • Stretch and Sing!
    Monday, November 10, 2014 - 10:30am

    Join us for a half hour of music, movement, and fun!

  • Games Outside the Box (for Preschoolers)
    Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 10:00am
    Youth Services Activity Room

    1 hour

  • Games Outside the Box (for School Age)
    Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 3:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    1.5 hours

  • Wiggleworms Music for Kids (Ages 2-5 with Adult)
    Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 10:30am

    Join a Wiggleworms instructor from the Old Town School of Folk Music for a half hour of music, movement and fun. For kids 5 and under with a caregiver.

  • Apprentices of the Book Empire (Grades 2-6)
    Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 4:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Calling all young authors and illustrators! Bring your finished story or manuscript to be illustrated and peer reviewed. Illustrate someone else’s story. Learn about book design and the publishing process. Then have your story published by the library for others to check out and admire. Register online or call 847.272.4300. Email completed stories to nbkyouth@northbrook.info or drop them off at the desk.

    Open to those who have not previously participated in the program. Must attend all 4 sessions.
  • Turkey Time Storytime (Ages 3-5)
    Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 10:30am
    Youth Services Activity Room

    It’s turkey time! Come and listen to fun holiday and harvest stories.

  • Art Smart (For Families)
    Saturday, November 15, 2014 - 10:00am
    Youth Services Activity Room

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

  • International Games Day (All Ages)
    Saturday, November 15, 2014 - 1:30pm

    It’s a celebration of games of all kinds! Bring the whole family for a board game, a trivia challenge, a puzzle, a chess match, a scavenger hunt, or grab a computer for some fun with Minecraft and other games.

  • Games Outside the Box (All Ages)
    Sunday, November 16, 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!

    Marble Drop
    Create a marble maze, ramp, zigzag, spiral, or roller coaster. What tricks can you make your marble do?

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