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Adult Programs

  • Gentle Yoga
    Friday, April 17, 2015 - 10:30am
    Village Hall, Board Room

    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.

    **Note the library is closed today. However, Yoga will meet as scheduled.**

    Yoga meets at the Village Hall in the Board Room. Space is limited to the first 70 people in attendance.

  • Intermediate Excel 2013
    Saturday, April 18, 2015 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

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

  • Writing Workshop
    Saturday, April 18, 2015 - 2:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Kathleen Anne Fleming presents a workshop on writing novels. She has led workshops throughout the Midwest and is the author of three mystery novels.

  • Google Ins & Outs
    Monday, April 20, 2015 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

    Learn the fundamentals of the world’s top search engine and tips for finding information smarter and faster. Prerequisites: basic computer, Internet and browser skills.

  • Book Discussion: The Garden of Evening Mists
    Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 10:00am
    Village Hall, Shermer Study

    Nancy Buehler leads a discussion of "The Garden of Evening Mists" by Tan Twan Eng. Copies of the book are available at the 3rd floor Reader Services desk.

    A woman who survived a Japanese internment camp in Malaysia and became a judge looks back on the time after the war when she worked as an apprentice to a Japanese gardener in hopes of creating a memorial garden for her sister who died in the camp.

    The meeting will be held at the Village Hall in the Shermer Study.

  • Be Your Own Detective
    Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 2:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Discover public records about people, property records, sex offenders, teacher salaries, and campaign contributors and much more! This information is free and open to anyone with a simple Internet search. We will also discuss ways to protect your personal information.

  • Introduction to the iPad
    Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 2:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    We'll go over only the most basic features in using your iPad: customizing your homescreen; locking screen orientation; downloading, opening, and closing apps; connecting to a Wi-Fi network, and more. Your iPad must be set up with iOS8. Bring your Apple ID and password.

  • Books on Tap: Sing in the Morning, Cry at Night
    Wednesday, April 22, 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 "Sing in the Morning, Cry at Night" by Barbara J. Taylor.

    In early 20th century Pennsylvania, a nine-year-old girl is killed in a tragic accident and everyone in the small mining town blames her eight-year-old sister Violet. As her family is torn apart by grief, they'll need to find strength in surprising places.

  • Great Ideas
    Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 10:00am
    Village Hall, Board Room

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

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

  • 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.