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Adult Programs

  • Illinois Poetry Society Meeting
    Sunday, July 12, 2015 - 1:00pm
    Civic Room

    The Illinois State Poetry Society has a chapter that meets at the library. New members are welcome. Bring ten copies of two of your poems to share.

  • Final Inspection
    Monday, July 13, 2015 - 12:00pm
    Auditorium

    Final Inspection of Construction Project

  • Final Inspection
    Monday, July 13, 2015 - 12:00pm
    Civic Room

    Final Inspection of Construction Project

  • Final Inspection
    Monday, July 13, 2015 - 12:00pm
    Pollak Room AB

    Final inspection of construction project

  • Friends of the Northbrook Public Library Board Meeting
    Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 10:00am
    Civic Room

    Friends of the Northbrook Public Library Board Meeting

  • TEDxNorthbrookLibrary: Our Relationship with Social Media
    Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 1:00pm
    Pollak Room AB

    Social media has become a mainstay of modern life on the internet, attracting millions of users to services such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. But what is social media's effect on us?

    Our inaugural event's theme is "Our Relationship with Social Media". Join us as we screen three insightful TED Talks and have a discussion afterwards. Refreshments will be served.

    Video presenters include:
    Social activist Monica Lewinsky, "The Price of Shame"
    Cognitive scientist Stefana Broadbent, "How the Internet Enables Intimacy"
    Futurist Juan Enriquez, "Your Online Life, as Permanent as a Tattoo"

  • Wednesday Classic Film Series - The Rocketeer
    Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - 1:00pm
    Auditorium

    Straight from the pages of a pulp comic from a past era, the Rocketeer recreates 1930's Hollywood, complete with gangsters, Nazi spies, and the growth of the Age of Aviation. Young pilot Cliff Secord (Billy Campbell) stumbles on a top secret rocket-pack and with the help of his mechanic/mentor, Peevy (Alan Arkin), he attempts to save his girl and stop the Nazis as The Rocketeer.

    Presented in 35mm
    1991
    Rated PG
    108 minutes

  • Chess Club
    Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - 7:00pm
    Pollak Room AB

    Whether you're a skilled player looking for an opponent or a beginner interested in learning new skills, join our new weekly chess club and meet like-minded enthusiasts. Already on a chess team? Stop by and show us what you've got. Chess sets and clocks will be provided.

  • Wednesday Classic Film Series - The Rocketeer
    Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - 7:30pm
    Auditorium

    Straight from the pages of a pulp comic from a past era, the Rocketeer recreates 1930's Hollywood, complete with gangsters, Nazi spies, and the growth of the Age of Aviation. Young pilot Cliff Secord (Billy Campbell) stumbles on a top secret rocket-pack and with the help of his mechanic/mentor, Peevy (Alan Arkin), he attempts to save his girl and stop the Nazis as The Rocketeer.

    Presented in 35mm
    1991
    Rated PG
    108 minutes

  • Current Events
    Thursday, July 16, 2015 - 10:00am
    Pollak Room AB

    Voice your opinion and hear the opinions of others on the important events of the day. For today's topics see northshoreflashpoints.blogspot.com.