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Adult Programs

  • Essential Tremor Support Group
    Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 10:00am
    Civic Room

    Informal discussions emphasize medication and coping techniques.

  • Grandma - Saturday First Run Feature
    Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 2:00pm
    Auditorium

    Nominated for the Golden Globe for Best Actress for this film, Lily Tomlin plays Elle Reid who has just gotten through breaking up with her girlfriend when Elle's granddaughter Sage unexpectedly shows up needing $600 bucks before sundown. Temporarily broke, Grandma Elle and Sage spend the day trying to get their hands on the cash as their unannounced visits to old friends and flames end up rattling skeletons and digging up secrets.

    PRESENTED IN DCP
    2015
    Rated R
    79 minutes

  • Grandma - Saturday First Run Feature
    Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 7:30pm
    Auditorium

    Nominated for the Golden Globe for Best Actress for this film, Lily Tomlin plays Elle Reid who has just gotten through breaking up with her girlfriend when Elle's granddaughter Sage unexpectedly shows up needing $600 bucks before sundown. Temporarily broke, Grandma Elle and Sage spend the day trying to get their hands on the cash as their unannounced visits to old friends and flames end up rattling skeletons and digging up secrets.

    PRESENTED IN DCP
    2015
    Rated R
    79 minutes

  • Concerts on 3 - Elaris Duo
    Sunday, February 14, 2016 - 2:00pm
    MultiMedia Department

    Violin and cello. Works by Mozart, Ravel, Kodaly.
    Our winter concert series returns to brighten the cold winter days. Concerts on 3 will present classical performances every Sunday in February in the Multimedia Department on the 3rd floor. This location will not only provide the listeners with a more relaxed concert setting, but a spectacular winter view as well. Performances will include small group and solo works. Come for a new concert experience this winter at the library.
    Concerts sponsored by the Northbrook Arts Commission

  • Great Books
    Monday, February 15, 2016 - 10:00am
    Civic Room

    Join the monthly Great Books Discussion Group led by educator and scholar Robert Waterbury. Share stimulating discussions in a friendly, welcoming setting.

    The February reading is "Exodus" from the Bible. Copies will be available at the Reader Services desk one month before the discussion.

  • Voter Registration
    Tuesday, February 16, 2016
    2nd Floor, Reference Area

    Register to vote today only--it's the last day to register to be able to vote in the upcoming primary election March 15, 2016.

  • Book Discussion: Secret Wisdom of the Earth
    Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 10:00am
    Civic Room

    Nancy Buehler leads a discussion of "Secret Wisdom of the Earth" by Christopher Scotton.

    After his younger brother's accidental death, a boy is sent to a Kentucky coal-mining town where his grandfather is fighting a mountaintop-removal plan.

  • Introduction to Dropbox
    Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 3:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Learn how to use Dropbox, an online cloud storage provider 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.

  • Presidential Campaigns: Continuity and Change
    Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 7:00pm
    Pollak Room AB

    The process of electing our president has changed dramatically over the past half century. Changes include the rise of presidential primaries, the growth of pervasive mass media, and the end of restrictions on spending. The importance of the two main political parties endures.

  • Adult Graphic Novel Discussion Group
    Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 7:00pm

    Meeting at North Shore Comics on Dundee and Landwehr Road

    Whether you're a fan or simply want to learn more about this increasingly popular art form, join us at North Shore Comics after store hours to talk about graphic novels with fellow enthusiasts and newcomers.