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Adult Programs

  • Adult Winter Reading Club begins
    Monday, December 1, 2014

    Join the Adult Winter Reading Club and earn video coupons and weekly raffle chances for every 5 books you read. Be one of the first to join and receive a campfire mug. Our theme is Foreign Settings. Reading lists will be available at the Reader Services desk and online.

    Register in Readers Services on the 3rd floor.

  • Poetry Discussion
    Tuesday, December 2, 2014 - 10:00am
    MultiMedia Department

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

  • Guided Meditation
    Wednesday, December 3, 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.

  • Current Events
    Thursday, December 4, 2014 - 10:00am
    Village Hall, Board Room

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

    Current Events meets at the Village Hall in the Board Room.

  • PELS: Support for Parents of Children with Special Needs
    Friday, December 5, 2014 - 9:30am
    Youth Services Activity Room

    This parents' group, sponsored by NSSED meets the first Friday of each month to provide information and peer support to parents who have children with special needs.

  • Gentle Yoga
    Friday, December 5, 2014 - 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.

  • Parisian Salon Concert
    Friday, December 5, 2014 - 7:30pm
    MultiMedia Department

    The Parisian Salon Concerts will close off the year with an exhilarating and luxurious sonic experience with the acclaimed ISF JAZZ ORCHESTRA under the direction of Dr Ron Surace, of the Chicago Music Institute of Lake Forest.

  • Lyric Opera Lecture Series
    Sunday, December 7, 2014 - 2:00pm
    MultiMedia Department

    Anna Bolena by Donizetti. Lecture by Karen Jared.

  • Book Lovers: The Art of Hearing Heartbeats
    Tuesday, December 9, 2014 - 7:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Having a hard time finding fellow romance and chick lit lovers? Feel like you have to keep your reading tastes a secret? Come join a book discussion series where we focus on the books we are all reading.

    Tracy Gossage leads a discussion of "The Art of Hearing Heartbeats" by Jan-Philipp Sendker: When a successful New York lawyer suddenly disappears without a trace, neither his wife nor his daughter has any idea where he might be - until they find a love letter he wrote many years before to a Burmese woman who is unknown to them.

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

  • Book Discussion: The Ministry of Special Cases
    Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 10:00am
    Village Hall, Shermer Study

    Benjamin Goluboff leads a discussion of "The Ministry of Special Cases" by Nathan Englander.

    During Argentina's Dirty War, a Jewish couple try to find out what happened to their son who was arrested though the authorities won't admit it.

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