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Adult Programs

  • Gentle Yoga
    Friday, November 7, 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.

  • Essential Tremor Support Group
    Saturday, November 8, 2014 - 10:00am
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Informal discussions emphasize medication and coping techniques.

  • Basic Word 2013
    Saturday, November 8, 2014 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

    Reviews the basics of word processing: how to type, spell check and correct text, highlight and change a document's appearance, print, save and re-open a document.

  • Basic Excel 2013
    Saturday, November 8, 2014 - 1:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Covers the fundamentals of using Microsoft's spreadsheet program: how to create a spreadsheet and enter and format data and formulas, print, save and retrieve spreadsheets.

  • Illinois Poetry Society Meeting
    Sunday, November 9, 2014 - 1:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    The Illinois State Poetry Society has a chapter that meets at the library. New members are welcome. Bring 10-12 copies of two of your poems.

  • Introduction to Craigslist
    Monday, November 10, 2014 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

    Learn how to use Craigslist, a popular website where you can view or post classified ads for free. Basic computer, Internet and email skills are required.

  • Introduction to Dropbox
    Monday, November 10, 2014 - 3:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Learn how to use Dropbox, an online cloud storage utility that allows you to make your files accessible from almost anywhere. An e-mail account, as well as a general understanding of computers and the internet, is required.

  • Zinio Digital Magazines for Tablets and Smartphones
    Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

    Learn how to download and read over 60 popular digital magazines free through the Library’s Zinio collection. Bring your tablet or smartphone. Requires basic internet/mouse skills and a working email account.

  • Concert and Commentary with Jim Kendros
    Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 7:00pm
    MultiMedia Department

    Pre-concert lecturer Jim Kendros will discuss the Northbrook Symphony's upcoming November 19 concert, The Spirituality of Music: Man's Glorious Search for the Infinite. 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.

  • Book Discussion: I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
    Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 10:00am
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Benjamin Goluboff leads a discussion of "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings," a memoir by the late great Maya Angelou about growing up black in Arkansas in the 1930s and 40s.

    The meeting will be held in the Youth Services Activity Room on the second floor of the library.