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Adult Programs

  • Gentle Yoga
    Friday, October 16, 2015 - 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.

  • **CANCELLED** Writing Workshop
    Saturday, October 17, 2015 - 2:00pm

    This month's workshop has been cancelled due to a schedule conflict. The next workshop meets November 21.

  • 3D Printing for Beginners
    Saturday, October 17, 2015 - 2:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    For adults. Geared toward absolute beginners who have never tried CAD software; meet the printer and get started with basic software.

  • Charlie Pickler & Susan Merdinger - Fine Arts Fall
    Sunday, October 18, 2015 - 2:00pm

    Viola and piano. Works by Janowski, Bloch, Schubert, Chopin, Liszt.

    Principal Violist of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Charles Pikler joined the CSO as a violinist in 1978 and, in 1986, he was named principal violist. Pikler is on the faculty of Northwestern University.

    Susan Merdinger is the 2012 First Prize Winner of the Bradshaw and Buono International Piano Competition, soloist with numerous orchestras, and Faculty member at New Music School of Chicago and Summit Music Festival in New York.

  • Great Books
    Monday, October 19, 2015 - 10:00am
    Civic Room

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

    The October reading is "The Virtues" by John Dewey. Copies are available at the 3rd floor Reader Services desk.

  • The Essential Edgar Allan Poe
    Monday, October 19, 2015 - 7:00pm

    Author and storyteller William Pack exhumes the tragic life and revolutionary genius of Edgar Allan Poe. Sit back and enjoy the biographical storytelling and dramatic readings in a signature performance that brings Poe's disturbing world to life.

  • Book Discussion: Invention of Exile
    Tuesday, October 20, 2015 - 10:00am
    Civic Room

    Nancy Buehler leads the discussion of "The Invention of Exile" by Vanessa Manko.

    Wrongly accused of attending anarchist gatherings, a Russian immigrant is deported from the United States to Mexico and maintains a daily correspondence with his American wife while struggling to reunite with his family.

  • Intermediate Excel 2013
    Tuesday, October 20, 2015 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

    Learn how to insert charts into spreadsheets,validate formulas and functions, change chart types, and review Excel templates.

  • Reference USA
    Tuesday, October 20, 2015 - 12:00pm
    Pollak Room A

    Learn how to conduct market research, find sales leads, research companies and more with this interactive online resource. Lunch will be provided.

  • Literacy Class
    Tuesday, October 20, 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.