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Adult Programs

  • Basic Internet
    Thursday, September 10, 2015 - 1:30pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Learn the fundamentals of navigating and searching on the World Wide Web.

  • Evening with an Author: Rebecca Makkai
    Thursday, September 10, 2015 - 7:00pm
    Auditorium

    Meet some of today's most talented writers at the library's new series, an Evening with an Author. At each event, authors will read a selection of their work, answer questions, and sign copies of their books. Books will be available to purchase courtesy of the Book Bin.

    Chicago-based author Rebecca Makkai has written two novels: "The Borrower," a Booklist Top Ten Debut, and "The Hundred-Year House," winner of the Chicago Writer's Association Novel of the Year Award. Join us as she reads from her latest work, a short story collection entitled "Music for Wartime."

  • Northbrook Voices
    Friday, September 11, 2015 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

    Oral History taping

  • Gentle Yoga
    Friday, September 11, 2015 - 10:30am
    Pollak Room AB

    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.

  • Essential Tremor Support Group
    Saturday, September 12, 2015 - 10:00am
    Civic Room

    Informal discussions emphasize medication and coping techniques.

  • Saturday First Run Feature
    Saturday, September 12, 2015 - 2:00pm
    Auditorium

    First run film screening.

  • Saturday First Run Feature
    Saturday, September 12, 2015 - 7:30pm
    Auditorium

    First run film screening.

  • Illinois Poetry Society Meeting
    Sunday, September 13, 2015 - 1:00pm
    Civic Room

    The Illinois State Poetry Society has a chapter that meets at the library. New members are welcome. Bring ten copies of two of your poems to share.

  • Introduction to LinkedIn
    Monday, September 14, 2015 - 3:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Learn how to use LinkedIn, a social networking service for professionals and job seekers. An email account, as well as general working knowledge of computers and the internet is required.

  • Book Discussion: The Story Hour
    Tuesday, September 15, 2015 - 10:00am
    Civic Room

    Nancy Buehler leads a discussion of "The Story Hour" by Thrity Umrigar.

    Befriending a suicidal Indian woman who is trapped in a loveless marriage to a controlling man, an experienced psychologist finds their relationship warped by conflicting expectations and threatened by the revelation of long-buried secrets.