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Adult Programs

  • Lyric Opera Lecture Series
    Sunday, February 8, 2015 - 2:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Tannhauser by Wagner. Lecture by John Piepgras

  • Investment Resources
    Monday, February 9, 2015 - 2:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Sharpen your investing skills by learning to use the online resources Morningstar, Value Line, and Standard & Poor’s NetAdvantage. This class does not offer advice on investing.

  • Book Lovers Discussion: The Storied Life of AJ Fikry
    Tuesday, February 10, 2015 - 7:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Tracy Gossage leads an evening discussion of "The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry" by Gabrielle Zevin. Copies of the book are available at the 3rd floor Reader Services desk.

    A widowed bookstore owner adopts a baby girl abandoned in his shop and instills in her a love of books.

  • Book Discussion: One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
    Wednesday, February 11, 2015 - 10:00am
    Village Hall, Shermer Study

    Benjamin Goluboff leads a discussion of "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" by Ken Kesey. Copies of the book are available at the 3rd floor Reader Services desk.

    McMurphy, a criminal who feigns insanity, is admitted to a mental hospital where he challenges the autocratic authority of the head nurse.

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

  • Guided Meditation
    Wednesday, February 11, 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.

  • Apps with Class
    Wednesday, February 11, 2015 - 2:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Learn about some great apps and how to download them to your iPad. Bring your Apple ID and password to class.

  • Basic Excel 2013
    Thursday, February 12, 2015 - 9:30am
    Interactive Classroom

    Covers the fundamentals of using Microsoft's spreadsheet program: how to create a spreadsheet and enter and format data and formulas, print, save and retrieve spreadsheets.

  • Great Ideas
    Thursday, February 12, 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.

  • Introduction to Files & Folders
    Thursday, February 12, 2015 - 2:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Learn about organizing files and folders saved on your computer and external storage devices. NOTE: Basic computer and mouse skills required.

  • Learn Mozilla Firefox, IE and Chrome Browsers
    Thursday, February 12, 2015 - 7:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    This class explains the basics of the different browsers and how to organize and navigate your favorite websites on your computer. Experience with the Internet is essential.