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


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Adult Programs

  • 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.

  • Gentle Yoga
    Friday, June 6, 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 - George Lepauw
    Friday, June 6, 2014 - 7:30pm
    Multimedia Department

    June 6th, 2014 is not only the celebration of the 70th Anniversary of D-Day, but it is also the day (not the year!) that George Lepauw was born! So, we'll have a musical birthday extravaganza - and possibly some breaking news about George Lepauw's now legendary Chicago Beethoven Festival, coming up in September.

  • iPad and iPhone Basics
    Monday, June 9, 2014 - 7:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Learn the very basics of using an iPad from Geoff Horwitz of The MacMentor. Bring your Apple device and your Apple ID and password. Your device must be set up with iOS7 and charged prior to class. Registration required. Due to popularity, patrons are limited to one "Basics" class per person.

  • eBooks for iPads and iPhones
    Tuesday, June 10, 2014 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

    Learn how to get library ebooks onto your iPad or iPhone! Bring your library card and your Apple ID and password. Your device must be set up and charged prior to class. Registration required.

  • Browsers
    Tuesday, June 10, 2014 - 2:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Learn the basics of different browsers. This class will cover Internet Explorer, Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox. Experience with the Internet is essential.