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Adult Programs

  • Beyond Consumer Reports
    Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - 7:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Become a smart shopper as you learn to find the best prices; do comparison shopping; find coupons; and read product reviews.

  • Great Ideas
    Thursday, October 9, 2014 - 10:00am
    Village Hall, Board Room

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

  • Intermediate Word 2013
    Thursday, October 9, 2014 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

    Covers formatting features including margins, alignment and page numbering, copy/cut and paste, inserting graphics and photos, and reviewing Word templates.

  • Board Meeting
    Thursday, October 9, 2014 - 7:30pm
    Business Office Conference Room (St

    Regular Monthly Meeting of the Board of Trustees.

  • Essential Tremor Support Group
    Saturday, October 11, 2014 - 10:00am
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Informal discussions emphasize medication and coping techniques.

  • Google Ins & Outs
    Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

    Learn the basics of Google, the world’s top search engine, and tips for finding information smarter and faster.

  • Ancestry Library Edition
    Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 2:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Discover all the secrets of your ancestors by learning to navigate the wealth of material in Ancestry Library Edition.  There will be hands-on practice for the last part of the class.

  • Book Lovers: The Rosie Project
    Tuesday, October 14, 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 Rosie Project" by Graeme Simsion. A socially awkward genetics professor creates a lengthy questionnaire with his requirements for the perfect wife, but instead finds Rosie, a fiercely independent barmaid seeking her biological father, who meets none of his criteria.

    Copies of the book are available at the Reader Services desk on the third floor.

  • Concert and Commentary with Jim Kendros
    Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 7:00pm
    MultiMedia Department

    Pre-concert lecturer Jim Kendros will discuss the Northbrook Symphony's upcoming October 19 concert - a unique take on Vivaldi's Four Seasons, featuring orchestral showpieces by four different composers, one for each season. Jim will highlight what to listen for and delve into the lives of the composers and their times. He will conclude with a mini concert on one of his unusual string instruments.

  • Guided Meditation
    Wednesday, October 15, 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.