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Adult Programs

  • Northbrook Voices
    Friday, June 12, 2015 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

    Oral History taping

  • Gentle Yoga
    Friday, June 12, 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.

  • Introduction to LinkedIn
    Monday, June 15, 2015 - 3:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Learn how to use LinkedIn, a social networking service for professionals and job seekers. An email account, as well as general working knowledge of computers and the internet is required.

  • Raspberry Pi: RetroPie
    Monday, June 15, 2015 - 7:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    16 and older. Get into Pi with this basic class on using the fun gaming console, RetroPie. Requires intermediate computer skills.

  • Book Discussion: Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage
    Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 10:00am
    Civic Room

    Nancy Buehler leads a discussion of "Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage" by Haruki Murakami. Copies of the book are available at the 3rd floor Reader Services desk.

    A man tries to discover why he was ostracized from his close-knit group of friends after high school.

  • Chicago YIVO - Steve Gibons Gypsy Rhythm Project
    Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 2:00pm

    Violinist Steve Gibons and his ensemble perform a lively melange of Klezmer, Balkan, and Roma music that evokes smiles and cheers. Featuring Nicolae Ferraru on cimbalom.

  • Arm Knitting
    Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 7:00pm
    Civic Room

    Adults & Teens. Are you thinking of taking up a new skill, but don't think you have the time? Learn how to arm knit and make a simple scarf in one hour. You will go home with the basics of knitting and a brand new scarf.

  • Earth Friendly Yards
    Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 7:00pm
    Pollak Room AB

    Learn how neighborhood garden pathways help native birds and butterflies survive, plus ways to maintain your own earth friendly yard. Meredith Tucker from Barrington-based Citizens for Conservation illustrates her talk with beautiful photos of home landscapes.

  • Current Events
    Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 10:00am
    Pollak Room AB

    Voice your opinion and hear the opinions of others on the important events of the day. For today's topics see

  • Make It! June: LED Cards
    Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 4:00pm
    Magazines Room, 2nd Floor

    All ages. Learn how to make your own light up birthday, Father’s Day, or holiday cards! We’ll play around with basic circuitry, conductive paint, and conductive tape.