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Adult Programs

  • Gentle Yoga
    Friday, February 20, 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.

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

  • Writing Workshop
    Saturday, February 21, 2015 - 2:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

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

  • Lyric Opera Lecture Series
    Sunday, February 22, 2015 - 2:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    The Passenger by Weinberg. Lecture by Katherine Alexander.

  • Concerts on 3 - Christopher Laughlin
    Sunday, February 22, 2015 - 2:00pm
    MultiMedia Department

    Christopher Laughlin - guitar works by Rodrigo, Torroba, Barrios.

  • Introduction to the iPad: Intermediate
    Tuesday, February 24, 2015 - 2:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    We'll go over some intermediate topics: the iCloud, using Find Your iPad, creating bookmarks in Safari, and taking screenshots and attaching photos to emails. Your iPad must be set up with iOS8. Bring your Apple ID and password.

  • Guided Meditation
    Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - 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.

  • Books on Tap: The Martian
    Wednesday, February 25, 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 "The Martian" by Andy Weir. Copies of the book are available at the 3rd floor Reader Services desk.

    Accidentally left stranded during a mission to Mars, an astronaut struggles to survive until NASA can come up with a plan to rescue him.

  • Advanced Excel 2013
    Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 9:30am
    Interactive Classroom

    Explains autofill, absolute addressing, NOW and IF functions, conditional formatting and data bars. Also explores pivot tables.

  • Great Ideas
    Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 10:00am
    Village Hall, Board Room

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

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

  • Up For Discussion: The Humor Code
    Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 7:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Explore a variety of nonfiction selections – biography, history, social issues and others - in this quarterly evening discussion series.

    Vadim Seyfer leads a discussion of "The Humor Code" by Dr. Peter McGraw: Part road-trip comedy and part social science experiment, the book is a "global search for what makes things funny."

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