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Friday 9 am - 6 pm
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Sunday 1 pm - 5 pm


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Adult Programs

  • Green Scene
    Monday, November 9, 2015 - 7:00pm

    Watch a powerful film on the impact of plastic in everyday life. Discussion follows. Cosponsored by Go Green Northbrook.

  • Into to 3D Printing: Winter Edition
    Tuesday, November 10, 2015 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

    Adults. For absolute beginners. Meet the printer and create a simple snowman figurine for the holidays!

  • Jazz Forum
    Tuesday, November 10, 2015 - 1:00pm

    Classic jazz performances on film.

  • See it on Pinterest - Make it at NPL: Autumn Candle Holder
    Tuesday, November 10, 2015 - 4:00pm
    Pollak Room A

    Create a unique candle holder using autumn leaves to feature the season in your home decor. All supplies provided.

  • Literacy Class
    Tuesday, November 10, 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, November 10, 2015 - 7:30pm

    Classic jazz performances on film.

  • Book Discussion: My Russian Grandmother and Her American Vacuum Cleaner
    Wednesday, November 11, 2015 - 10:00am
    Civic Room

    Benjamin Goluboff leads a discussion of "My Russian Grandmother and Her American Vacuum Cleaner" by Meir Shalev.

    An amusing memoir about the author's Russian-Israeli grandmother, who was so obsessed with cleanliness that she received visitors outdoors, and what happened when a relative who emigrated to America sent her a new vacuum cleaner.

  • Chess Club
    Wednesday, November 11, 2015 - 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.

  • Great Ideas
    Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 10:00am
    Pollak Room AB

    A discussion of the War of Attrition, 1969-1970. For today's topics see

  • Holiday Letter How-To
    Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 10:30am
    Interactive Classroom

    Create a family newsletter for the holiday season. Learn the basics about inserting pictures, WordArt, working with text boxes, and formatting borders and backgrounds.
    Prerequisites: experience using Word.