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Adult Programs

  • Chicago YIVO - Steve Gibons Gypsy Rhythm Project
    Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 2:00pm

    Violinist Steve Gibons and his ensemble perform a lively melange of Klezmer, Balkan, and Roma music that evokes smiles and cheers. Featuring Nicolae Ferraru on cimbalom.

  • Arm Knitting
    Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 7:00pm
    Civic Room

    Are you thinking of taking up a new skill, but don't think you have the time? Learn how to arm knit and make a simple scarf in one hour. You will go home with the basics of knitting and a brand new scarf.

  • Earth Friendly Yards
    Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 7:00pm
    Pollak Room AB

    Learn how neighborhood garden pathways help native birds and butterflies survive, plus ways to maintain your own earth friendly yard. Meredith Tucker from Barrington-based Citizens for Conservation illustrates her talk with beautiful photos of home landscapes.

  • Current Events
    Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 10:00am
    Pollak Room AB

    Voice your opinion and hear the opinions of others on the important events of the day. For today's topics see

  • Make It! June: LED Cards
    Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 4:00pm
    Magazines Room, 2nd Floor

    Learn how to make your own light up birthday, Father’s Day, or holiday cards! We’ll play around with basic circuitry, conductive paint, and conductive tape.

  • Introduction to Knitting
    Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 7:00pm
    Civic Room

    Join staff from Three Bags Full and learn the basics of knitting. Yarn and needles provided. Registration is limited and required.

  • Board Meeting
    Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 7:30pm
    Business Office Conference Room (St

    Regular Monthly Meeting of the Board of Trustees.

  • Gentle Yoga
    Friday, June 19, 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.

  • AARP Driver Safety, part 1
    Saturday, June 20, 2015 - 9:30am
    Pollak Room A

    This two-session defensive driving course sponsored by AARP will help make you a better and safer driver. You may be eligible for a discount on the liability portion of your car insurance.

    The mandatory second session is Saturday, June 27 from 9:30am to 1:30pm.

    Fill out the form below or call Reader Services at 847-272-2958. The fee for AARP members is $15; for nonmembers $20.

  • Essential Tremor Support Group
    Saturday, June 20, 2015 - 10:00am
    Pollak Room B

    Informal discussions emphasize medication and coping techniques.