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Adult Programs

  • Book Discussion: The Lowland
    Monday, October 6, 2014 - 10:00am
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Isabel Soffer leads a discussion of "The Lowland" by Jhumpa Lahiri.

    While his brother becomes an insurgent in 1960s Calcutta, an Indian man moves to America to do scientific research, but a tragedy forces him to return home.

    Copies of the book are available at the Reader Services desk on the 3rd floor.

  • FaceTime for iPads & iPhones
    Monday, October 6, 2014 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

    Learn how to use FaceTime on your Apple device! Bring your already set up iPad & iPhone with iOS7 and your Apple ID and password. Please note: FaceTime only works for iPhone 4 (or later) and iPad Mini and iPad 2 (or later).

  • Introduction to Dropbox
    Monday, October 6, 2014 - 3:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Learn how to use Dropbox, an online cloud storage utility that allows you to make your files accessible from almost anywhere. An e-mail account, as well as a general understanding of computers and the internet, is required.

  • Poetry Discussion
    Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 10:00am
    MultiMedia Department

    Join us for poetry discussions with literary critic Isabel Soffer. No advance reading is required.

  • PowerPoint 2013
    Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

    Learn the fundamentals of using the PowerPoint presentation software.

  • Book Discussion: I Married a Communist
    Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - 10:00am
    Village Hall, Shermer Study

    Benjamin Goluboff leads a discussion of "I Married a Communist" by Philip Roth.

    The story of the rise and fall of Ira Ringold, a big American roughneck who begins life as a teenage ditch-digger in 1930s Newark, becomes a big-time 1940s radio star, and is destroyed, as both a performer and a man, in the McCarthy witchhunt of the 1950s.

    Copies of the book are available at the Reader Services desk on the 3rd floor.

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

  • Guided Meditation
    Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - 10:30am
    Village Hall, Board Room

    Om Johari teaches meditation techniques. Relax, renew, refresh and experience the stress-relieving benefits of meditation during guided sessions.

    Meditation meets at the Village Hall in the Board Room.

  • Beyond Consumer Reports
    Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - 7:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Become a smart shopper as you learn to find the best prices; do comparison shopping; find coupons; and read product reviews.

  • Great Ideas
    Thursday, October 9, 2014 - 10:00am
    Village Hall, Board Room

    For today's topics see northshoreflashpoints.blogspot.com.

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

  • Intermediate Word 2013
    Thursday, October 9, 2014 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

    Covers formatting features including margins, alignment and page numbering, copy/cut and paste, inserting graphics and photos, and reviewing Word templates.