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Adult Programs

  • Windows Explorer - Files & Folders (II)
    Tuesday, October 27, 2015 - 2:30pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Investigate Windows Explorer: Introduction to the different parts of the Windows Explorer application. Improve your folder navigation skills, learn basic file searching, and explore intermediate techniques to save, create, sort, copy, move, and delete files and folders on the PC.

  • Literacy Class
    Tuesday, October 27, 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.

  • When the Reaper Comes: Mystery Writers Share Their Secrets
    Tuesday, October 27, 2015 - 7:00pm
    Auditorium

    Meet some of today's most talented writers at the library's new series, an Evening with the Author. At each event, authors will read a selection of their work, answer questions, and sign copies of their books. Books will be available to purchase courtesy of the Book Bin.

    Join authors Lori Rader-Day ("The Black Hour"), Susanna Calkins ("A Murder at Rosamund's Gate"), Jamie Freveletti ("Running from the Devil") and Lynne Raimondo ("Dante's Wood") for a thrilling discussion of mystery novels.

  • TBD - Wednesday Classic Film Series
    Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 1:00pm
    Auditorium

    Wednesday Classic Film Series - Cary Grant
    124 minutes

  • Books on Tap: Bird Box
    Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 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.

    Mike Hominick leads a discussion of "Bird Box" by Josh Malerman.

    Malorie's two children have been taught to stay indoors and to keep their eyes shut. That is because there is something evil out there. But now, if they want to live, they must go outside.

  • Chess Club
    Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 7:00pm
    Pollak Room AB

    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.

  • TBD - Wednesday Classic Film Series
    Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 7:30pm
    Auditorium

    Wednesday Classic Film Series - Cary Grant
    124 minutes

  • Great Ideas
    Thursday, October 29, 2015 - 10:00am
    Pollak Room AB

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

  • Literacy Class
    Thursday, October 29, 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.

  • Free Movies Music & Magazines
    Thursday, October 29, 2015 - 7:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Basic instructions on how to download and use our 3 coolest apps: Flipster and Zinio to read digital magazines and Hoopla to watch movies, listen to music and eAudiobooks. Bring your laptop or device and your device’s app store ID and your valid Northbrook Library Card.