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Adult Programs

  • Advanced Excel 2013
    Saturday, April 25, 2015 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

    Explains autofill, absolute addressing, NOW and IF functions, conditional formatting and data bars. Also explores pivot tables.

  • Introduction to Dropbox
    Monday, April 27, 2015 - 3:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Learn how to use Dropbox, an online cloud storage software that allows you to make your files accessible from almost anywhere. An email account, as well as general working knowledge of computers and the internet are required.

  • Memorial for Om Johari
    Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 10:30am
    Village Hall, Board Room

    Please join us for a memorial gathering in remembrance of Om Johari, the long-time leader of Guided Meditation who passed away suddenly in March. All are welcome to honor his memory, either by sharing your thoughts and memories about Om or just sitting quietly in silent meditation. Class member Liz Gardner will facilitate the last meditation lesson Om intended to teach.

  • Intermediate iPad
    Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 2:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    We'll go over some intermediate topics: the iCloud, using Find Your iPad, creating bookmarks in Safari, and taking screenshots and attaching photos to emails. Your iPad must be set up with iOS8. Bring your Apple ID and password.

  • Great Ideas
    Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 10:00am
    Village Hall, Board Room

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

    Great Ideas meets at the Village Hall in the Board Room.

  • PELS: Support for Parents of Children with Special Needs
    Friday, May 1, 2015 - 9:30am
    Youth Services Activity Room

    This parents' group sponsored by NSSED meets the first Friday of each month to provide information and peer support to parents who have children with special needs.

  • Gentle Yoga
    Friday, May 1, 2015 - 10:30am
    Pollak Room AB

    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.

  • Parisian Salon Concert - Waukegan Swedish Glee Club
    Friday, May 1, 2015 - 7:30pm

    With cellist Mira Luxion and the Waukegan Swedish Glee Club chorus.

    A graduate of both Northwestern University and the Boston New England Conservatory, Mira Luxion will open the evening with two iconic works for solo cello: J S Bach First Suite, circa 1717 and Gyorgy Ligeti's impassioned Sonata written in 1948-1953

    Then, the 110-year Waukegan Swedish Glee Club will treat us to enjoyable and beautiful traditional Swedish and English choral songs. An exceptional 110 year group! For the last 10 years, they have been both a men and women's ensemble and perform traditional (and contemporary) Swedish and English songs. Their repertoire focuses on enjoyable, beautiful songs that will really stick in your mind. Come discover how magnificent and inspiring the Swedish choral literature is!

  • AARP Driver Safety, part 1
    Saturday, May 2, 2015 - 9:30am
    Pollak Room B

    This two-session defensive driving course sponsored by AARP will help make you a better and safer driver. You may be eligible for a discount on the liability portion of your car insurance.

    The mandatory second session is Saturday, May 9 from 9:30am to 1:30pm.

    Fill out the form below or call Reader Services at 847-272-2958. The fee for AARP members is $15; for nonmembers $20.

  • Book Discussion: Call It Sleep
    Monday, May 4, 2015 - 10:00am
    Civic Room

    Isabel Soffer leads a discussion of "Call It Sleep" by Henry Roth. Copies of the book are available at the 3rd floor Reader Services desk.

    The story of David Schearl, a "dangerously imaginative" child coming of age in the slums of New York.