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Friday 9 am - 6 pm
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Sunday 1 pm - 5 pm


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Adult Programs

  • Books on Tap - Looking for Alaska
    Wednesday, May 28, 2014 - 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.

    Tracy Gossage leads a discussion of "Looking for Alaska" by John Green: Sixteen-year-old Miles' first year at Culver Creek Preparatory School in Alabama includes good friends and great pranks, but is defined by the search for answers about life and death after a fatal car crash.

  • Great Ideas
    Thursday, May 29, 2014 - 10:00am
    Village Hall, Board Room

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

  • iPad and iPhone: Going Further
    Thursday, May 29, 2014 - 7:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    A continuation of our “iPad and iPhone: The Basics” class. Go beyond the fundamentals and learn about settings, messaging, the calendar, and more. Bring your Apple device and your Apple ID and password. Your device must be set up with iOS7 and charged prior to class. Due to its popularity, patrons are limited to one "Going Further" class per person.

  • Gentle Yoga
    Friday, May 30, 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.

  • Adult Summer Reading Club begins
    Sunday, June 1, 2014

    Starting today, join our reading club and earn video coupons and chances in weekly raffles for every 5 books you read this summer. Be one of the first to join and receive a set of coasters.

    Our theme is Summer Shorts: novels and stories under 200 pages. Reading lists will be available at the Reader Services desk and online.

  • Book Discussion - Billy Budd
    Monday, June 2, 2014 - 10:00am
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Isabel Soffer leads a discussion of the classic tale "Billy Budd" by Herman Melville.

  • Poetry Discussion
    Tuesday, June 3, 2014 - 10:00am
    Multimedia Department

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

  • Guided Meditation
    Wednesday, June 4, 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, June 5, 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

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

  • PELS: Support for Parents of Children with Special Needs (Parents)
    Friday, June 6, 2014 - 9:30am
    Youth Services Activity Room

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