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Adult Programs

  • 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.

  • Turn Signal Gloves
    Tuesday, October 20, 2015 - 7:00pm
    Civic Room

    10 and older. Bring your basic sewing skills and a pair of knit gloves and we'll show you how to create your own turn signal gloves that light up when you close your hand. Registration required.

  • Adult Graphic Novel Discussion Group
    Tuesday, October 20, 2015 - 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.

    Just in time for Halloween, in October we will discuss the Horror genre. Choose a graphic novel to read from this month's list of suggested titles and meet us at the store to join in the discussion!

    If you would prefer to own a copy of any of the titles we'll discuss, contact North Shore Comics and ask about their special discount for participants.

  • To Catch a Thief - Wednesday Classic Film Series
    Wednesday, October 21, 2015 - 1:00pm

    Wednesday Classic Film Series - Cary Grant
    106 minutes

  • Chess Club
    Wednesday, October 21, 2015 - 7:00pm
    Pollak Room B

    Join our weekly chess club and meet like-minded enthusiasts. Already on a chess team? Stop by and show us what you've got. For all skill levels. Chess sets and clocks will be provided.