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Adult Programs

  • Gentle Yoga
    Friday, November 14, 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.

  • Pipsqueak Art Show Opening
    Friday, November 14, 2014 - 7:00pm

    Join us for the opening of our 12th annual juried art show. Come view over 90 artworks from artists across the continent. The show is a great opportunity to meet and mingle with artists and view current works in a small scale.

    There will be three viewers' choice awards to vote for on opening night, and the winners of the first, second and third place awards will be revealed. The show will be exhibited through December 19.

    Generous support and contributions were made by The Friends of the Northbrook Public Library, Visographic Inc., The Northbrook Arts Commission, Library Furniture International, Northbrook Bank & Trust, and Today's Business Solutions.

  • Intermediate Excel 2013
    Saturday, November 15, 2014 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

    Learn how to insert charts into spreadsheets,validate formulas and functions, change chart types, and review Excel templates.

  • Advanced Excel 2013
    Saturday, November 15, 2014 - 1:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Explains autofill, absolute addressing, NOW and IF functions, conditional formatting and data bars. Also explores pivot tables.

  • Writing Workshop
    Saturday, November 15, 2014 - 2:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Kathleen Anne Fleming presents a workshop on using the memory. She has led workshops throughout the Midwest and is the author of three mystery novels.

  • Lyric Opera Lecture Series
    Sunday, November 16, 2014 - 2:00pm
    MultiMedia Department

    Porgy and Bess by Gershwin. Lecture by Helen Magid.

  • Great Books
    Monday, November 17, 2014 - 10:00am
    Youth Services Activity Room

    The November reading is "Stavrogin's Confession" by Fyodor Dostoevsky. Copies are available at the Reader Services desk.

  • Book Discussion: Americanah
    Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 10:00am
    Village Hall, Shermer Study

    Nancy Buehler leads a discussion of "Americanah" by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.

    A Nigerian woman emigrates to America where she blogs about race, but later returns to her newly democratic homeland and finds the man she loved as a teenager.

    The meeting will be held at the Village Hall in the Shermer Study.

  • Early Literacy Lab
    Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 10:30am
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Get your hands, ears, and eyes exploring the science of early literacy through hands-on activity stations. Activities are designed for an adult and a child to have fun doing together. Adults will leave with lots of ideas and knowledge about how literacy develops in young children. Register online or call 847-272-4300.

  • Guided Meditation
    Wednesday, November 19, 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.