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Adult Programs

  • Current Events
    Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 10:00am
    Village Hall, Board Room

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

    Current Events meets at the Village Hall in the Board Room.

  • Basic Excel 2013
    Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 10:00am
    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.

  • Four Seasons of Landscaping: Fall
    Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 1:00pm

    Join Northbrook Park District Grounds Operation Manager Michael Brouillard as he shares tips for the fall on how to keep your yard looking its best. Topics to be covered include dormant pruning, bulb planting, mulching, and more.

    Cosponsored by the Northbrook Park District.

    This program will take place at the Northbrook Leisure Center Little Theatre, 3323 Walters Avenue.

  • Gentle Yoga
    Friday, October 17, 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.

  • AARP Driver Safety, part 1
    Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 9:30am
    Covenant Village

    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.

    This class meets at Covenant Village, 2625 Techny Road.

    The mandatory second session is Saturday, October 25 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.

  • Writing Workshop
    Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 2:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

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

  • Great Books
    Monday, October 20, 2014 - 10:00am
    Youth Services Activity Room

    The October reading is "The Sorcerer's Apprentice" by Charles Johnson. Copies are available at the Reader Services desk on the 3rd floor.

  • Taking & Sharing Photos for iPads & iPhones
    Monday, October 20, 2014 - 2:00pm
    Interactive Classroom

    Learn how to take photos and share them on your Apple portable device. Bring your already setup iPad or iPhone with iOS7 and your Apple ID and password.

  • Book Discussion: Transatlantic
    Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

    Nancy Buehler leads a discussion of "Transatlantic" by Colum McCann.

    A letter sent on the first transatlantic flight connects the stories of Frederick Douglass's visit to Ireland, the 1998 Good Friday Accord, and a young man killed in the Troubles.

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

    The meeting will be held in the Interactive Classroom (Computer Room) on the second floor of the library.

  • Investment Resources
    Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 10:00am
    Interactive Classroom

    Sharpen your investing skills by learning to use the online resources Morningstar, Value Line, and Standard & Poor’s NetAdvantage. This class does not offer advice on investing.