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Adult Programs

  • Basic Word 2013
    Friday, September 4, 2015 - 10:00am
    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.

  • Gentle Yoga
    Friday, September 4, 2015 - 11:00am
    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, September 4, 2015 - 1:30pm
    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.

  • George Lepauw - Parisian Salon Concert
    Friday, September 4, 2015 - 7:30pm
    Auditorium

    Pianist George Lepauw, 2012 Chicago Tribune Chicagoan Of The Year and Founder of The International Beethoven Project, to complete a rarely heard transversal of all 48 Preludes & Fugues of JS Bach's The Well Tempered Clavier on Friday, September 4 at 7:30pm.

    JS Bach's contemporaries may well have have had to wait twenty years to hear the sequel to Book I of The Well Tempered Clavier, but not so the patrons of the Northbrook Public Library! Just one month after his memorable performance of Book I pianist George Lepauw will complete the transversal of all 48 preludes & fugues with the rendition of Book II - a feat and a musical feast not to be missed as all Parisian Salon Concerts since the opening of the new auditorium have been given to full capacity audiences. Doors open at 7 PM.

  • Friends of the Northbrook Public Library Board Meeting
    Tuesday, September 8, 2015 - 10:00am
    Business Office Conference Room (St

    Friends of the Northbrook Public Library Board Meeting

  • Digital Photography
    Tuesday, September 8, 2015 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

    Organize, edit, and enhance your photos.  Create a slide show.  Participants must bring their own cameras and memory cards containing photos. The first 15 minutes will be spent uploading photos.

  • Jazz Forum
    Tuesday, September 8, 2015 - 1:00pm
    Auditorium

    Our rare jazz performances on film series will feature the Harry James Big Band from 1942 in 5 songs including “Trumpet Concerto”, Charlie Barnet’s Orchestra from 1944 in 4 songs including “Skyliner”, plus soundies featuring the Les Brown Orchestra. One-of-a-kind performances of historic importance.

  • Literacy Class
    Tuesday, September 8, 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.

  • Jazz Forum
    Tuesday, September 8, 2015 - 7:30pm
    Auditorium

    Our rare jazz performances on film series will feature the Harry James Big Band from 1942 in 5 songs including “Trumpet Concerto”, Charlie Barnet’s Orchestra from 1944 in 4 songs including “Skyliner”, plus soundies featuring the Les Brown Orchestra. One-of-a-kind performances of historic importance.

  • Book Discussion: The Tempest
    Wednesday, September 9, 2015 - 10:00am
    Civic Room

    Benjamin Goluboff leads a discussion of "The Tempest" by William Shakespeare, which is a current production at the Chicago Shakespeare Theater. Copies of the play are at the 3rd floor Reader Services desk.