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Adult Programs

  • Oakton Literacy Class Spring 2016
    Wednesday, March 23, 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, March 23, 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.

  • Books on Tap: Snow Falling on Cedars
    Wednesday, March 23, 2016 - 7:00pm
    Landmark Inn

    Books on Tap is the library's book club in a pub. Meet in the private room of the Landmark Inn to relax, talk books, and enjoy a tasty beverage and snacks.

    Tracy Gossage leads a discussion of "Snow Falling on Cedars" by David Guterson. On an island north of Puget Sound in 1954, a reporter covers the murder trial of a Japanese-American fisherman.

  • Great Ideas
    Thursday, March 24, 2016 - 10:00am
    Pollak Room AB

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

  • TEDxNorthbrookLibrary Business Confidential: Secrets to Success
    Thursday, March 24, 2016 - 1:00pm
    Pollak Room AB

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

    Video presenters include:

    -Leadership Expert Simon Sinek, “How Great Leaders Inspire Action”
    -Business Educator Eddie Obeng, “Smart Failure for a Fast-Changing World”
    -Information Security Manager David Grady, “How to Save the World (or at least yourself) from Bad Meetings”
    -Journalist Arianna Huffington, “How to Succeed? Get More Sleep”

  • Introduction to Craigslist
    Thursday, March 24, 2016 - 2:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Learn how to use Craigslist, a popular website where you can view or post classified ads for free. Basic computer, Internet and email skills are required.

  • Meet the Author: Patricia Skalka
    Thursday, March 24, 2016 - 7:00pm
    Pollak Room AB

    Chicago author Patricia Skalka is the author of two mysteries set in Wisconsin: "Death Stalks Door County" and "Death at Gills Rock." She will discuss and sign copies of her books.

  • Gentle Yoga
    Friday, March 25, 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.

  • Gentle Yoga
    Friday, March 25, 2016 - 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.

  • Jazz/Blues Salon Concert Series - The Fat Babies
    Friday, March 25, 2016 - 7:30pm
    Auditorium

    The Fat Babies are a seven piece jazz band interpreting classic styles of the 1920s and 30s. Founded in 2010 by string bass player Beau Sample, its members include Andy Schumm (cornet), John Otto (reeds), Dave Bock (trombone), Jake Sanders (banjo and guitar), Paul Asaro (piano), and Alex Hall (drums). The Fat Babies have two albums out on the Delmark Record label.