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Adult Programs

  • Gentle Yoga
    Friday, September 5, 2014 - 10:30am
    Village Hall, Board Room

    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.

    Yoga meets at the Village Hall in the Board Room. Space is limited to the first 70 people in attendance.

  • Parisian Salon Concert
    Friday, September 5, 2014 - 7:30pm
    MultiMedia Department

    After the spectacular audiences gathering for our summer months programs we are now looking to the brilliant start of the 2014-2015 season, our 16th! In September we will welcome not just one, but two Divas! Soprano Genevieve Thiers and mezzo soprano Katherine Calcamuggio, accompanied by pianist Saori Chiba, offering a very romantic recital of arias by Czech composers.

    PROGRAMME

    ART SONGS

    1. Navzdy, Kapralova
    Navzdy
    Cim je muj zal
    Ruce
    Genevieve Thiers

    2. Muzikanti, co děláte?, Folk song
    Katie Calcamuggio

    3. Ukolebavka, Kapralova
    Genevieve Thiers

    4. Sbohem a šáteček, Kapralova
    Katie Calcamuggio

    ARIAS

    5. Za stihlou gazelou, Dvorak, Armida
    Genevieve Thiers

    6. Ah! I am worn with my sorrow, Tchikovsky, The Queen of Spades
    Genevieve Thiers

    7. Dobru noc, Dvorak
    Katie Calcamuggio

    8. Och jaky zal, Smetana, The Bartered Bride
    Genevieve Thiers

    9. This was my mother’s room, Jenufa, Janacek
    Genevieve Thiers

    10. Vám vocích divny zárse zrac, Dvorak
    Katie Calcamuggio

    Soprano: Genevieve Thiers
    Soprano: Katie Calcamuggio
    Pianist: Saori Chiba

  • Meet the New Catalog
    Saturday, September 6, 2014 - 2:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Come for a demonstration of the upcoming catalog, Enterprise, set to debut September 15th. We'll go over your account, finding materials, placing holds, and renewing. Do you make your own lists in our current catalog? We'll discuss free resources you can use to transfer and retain your current lists.

  • Book Discussion: Sister Carrie
    Monday, September 8, 2014 - 10:00am
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Isabel Soffer leads a book discussion of Theodore Dreiser's classic novel "Sister Carrie," about a country girl who moves to the big city where she starts realizing her own American Dream, first as a mistress to men that she perceives as superior, and later becoming a famous actress.

    Copies of the book are available at the Reader Services desk on the 3rd floor.

  • Meet the New Catalog
    Tuesday, September 9, 2014 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

    Come for a demonstration of the upcoming catalog, Enterprise, set to debut September 15th. We'll go over your account, finding materials, placing holds, and renewing. Do you make your own lists in our current catalog? We'll discuss free resources you can use to transfer and retain your current lists.

  • Green Committee Meeting
    Tuesday, September 9, 2014 - 1:00pm
    Business Office Conference Room (St

    Green Committee Meeting

  • Book Discussion: King Lear
    Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - 10:00am
    Village Hall, Shermer Study

    Benjamin Goluboff leads a discussion of "King Lear," Shakespeare's wrenching story of love, loss, endurance and reconciliation about an aging monarch obscured by the shadows of dementia who resolves to retire and divides his kingdom among his three daughters. The Chicago Shakespeare Theater is performing the play from September 9 to November 9.

    Copies of the play are available at the Reader Services desk on the 3rd floor.

    The meeting will be held at the Village Hall in the Shermer Study.

  • Intermediate Excel 2013
    Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

    Learn how to insert charts into spreadsheets,validate formulas and functions, change chart types, and review Excel templates.

  • Guided Meditation
    Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - 10:30am
    Village Hall, Board Room

    Om Johari teaches meditation techniques. Relax, renew, refresh and experience the stress-relieving benefits of meditation during guided sessions.

    Meditation meets at the Village Hall in the Board Room.

  • Learn Mozilla Firefox , IE and Chrome Browsers
    Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - 2:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    This class explains the basics of the different browsers, and how to organize and navigate your favorite websites on your computer. Experience with the Internet is essential.