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Adult Programs

  • Book Discussion: Friendly Fire
    Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 10:00am
    Civic Room

    Benjamin Goluboff leads a discussion of "Friendly Fire" by A.B. Yehoshua.

    Leaving her husband at home, Daniela journeys from Tel Aviv to East Africa to mourn the death of her older sister and to confront her grieving brother-in-law, a scientist still struggling with the death of his soldier son in an incident of "friendly fire" on the West Bank.

  • Night and the City - Wednesday Classic Film Series
    Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 1:00pm
    Auditorium

    Director Jules Dassin established his reputation with this picture, a virtually flawless and absorbing film noir with multiple plot twists and a great collection of characters. Richard Widmark plays a two-bit hustler who stumbles on a chance of a lifetime…but his schemes soon teach him the horrible price of ambition. Luminously shot on the streets of London, the cinematography in this film is noir at its best.

    PRESENTED IN DCP
    1950
    96 minutes

  • Oakton Literacy Class Spring 2016
    Wednesday, February 10, 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 10, 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.

  • Night and the City - Wednesday Classic Film Series
    Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 7:30pm
    Auditorium

    Director Jules Dassin established his reputation with this picture, a virtually flawless and absorbing film noir with multiple plot twists and a great collection of characters. Richard Widmark plays a two-bit hustler who stumbles on a chance of a lifetime…but his schemes soon teach him the horrible price of ambition. Luminously shot on the streets of London, the cinematography in this film is noir at its best.

    PRESENTED IN DCP
    1950
    96 minutes

  • Great Ideas
    Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 10:00am
    Pollak Room AB

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

  • TEDxNorthbrookLibrary:
    Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 7:00pm
    Pollak Room AB

    Join us as we screen three prerecorded TED Talks and have a discussion afterwards. Refreshments will be served.

    Video presenters include:

    -Food Writer Mark Bittman, "What's Wrong with What We Eat"
    -Chef/Activist Jamie Oliver, "Teach Every Child About Food"
    -Author/Activist Tristram Stuart, "The Global Food Waste Scandal"

  • Investment Resources
    Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 7:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Sharpen your investing skills by learning to use the brand new eresource, S&P Capital IQ NetAdvantage. Morningstar and Value Line will be covered, showing new features of Value Line. This class does not offer advice on investing.

  • Gentle Yoga
    Friday, February 12, 2016 - 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.

  • Basic Excel 2013
    Friday, February 12, 2016 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

    Covers the fundamentals of using Microsoft's spreadsheet program: how to create a spreadsheet and enter and format data and formulas, print, save and retrieve spreadsheets.