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Adult Programs

  • AARP Driver Safety, part 1
    Saturday, March 5, 2016 - 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, March 12 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.

  • Three Women Artists: A Drawing Workshop
    Sunday, March 6, 2016 - 2:00pm
    Pollak Room AB

    Learn about the lives and art of three popular female painters--Georgia O'Keeffe, Frida Kahlo, and Mary Cassatt. Then choose a reproduction of one of their paintings to copy in colored pencil under the instructor's guidance.

  • Two Pianos Four Hands - Saori Chiba & Michael McElvain
    Sunday, March 6, 2016 - 2:00pm
    Auditorium

    Works by Bach, Mozart, Rachmaninoff.

  • Book Discussion: The Snow Queen
    Monday, March 7, 2016 - 10:00am
    Civic Room

    Isabel Soffer leads a discussion of "The Snow Queen" by Michael Cunningham.

    A heartbroken man turns to religion after seeing a vision in the sky above Central Park, while his musician brother takes drugs he thinks will help him compose a ballad for his seriously ill wife.

  • Oakton Literacy Class Spring 2016
    Monday, March 7, 2016 - 6:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Attend Literacy classes taught by Oakton Community College staff. REGISTRATION is REQUIRED. Call 847-635-1426 for more information or come to the class 10 minutes early to speak with a teacher. Classes are open to both native and non-native speakers of English.

    NOTE: Class will NOT meet on the following dates: (M)1/18, (M)2/15, (M)3/28, (W)3/30

  • Friends of the Northbrook Public Library Board Meeting
    Tuesday, March 8, 2016 - 10:00am
    Civic Room

    Friends of the Northbrook Public Library Board Meeting

  • HeritageQuest Online
    Tuesday, March 8, 2016 - 2:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    **Originally scheduled for Feb. 23, 2pm** Learn to use HeritageQuest, and explore new content about your ancestors, including the complete U.S. Federal Census, Revolutionary War Records,and indexes to historical books and periodicals. Heritage Quest is available outside the library, with a Northbrook library card.

  • Book Discussion: Arcadia
    Wednesday, March 9, 2016 - 10:00am
    Civic Room

    Benjamin Goluboff leads a discussion of the play "Arcadia" by Tom Stoppard, which is a current production of the Writers Theatre.

  • Basic Needlepoint Workshop part 3
    Wednesday, March 9, 2016 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

    Basic needlepoint last session. This class is full.

  • Oakton Literacy Class Spring 2016
    Wednesday, March 9, 2016 - 6:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Attend Literacy classes taught by Oakton Community College staff. REGISTRATION is REQUIRED. Call 847-635-1426 for more information or come to the class 10 minutes early to speak with a teacher. Classes are open to both native and non-native speakers of English.

    NOTE: Class will NOT meet on the following dates: (M)1/18, (M)2/15, (M)3/28, (W)3/30